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Philippines with kids

Posted by NR on 12/6/2017 at 04:55

Hi Everyone, We are a family of 2 adults and two 4.5 yrs old kids planning to visit Philipines in mid-November for 10-11 days.With this trip, we are looking forward to: adventure,wild nature, forest etc breathtaking sightseeing waterfalls caves watersports; snorkeling, diving, jumping in the river from hills etc. kids fun With a bit of my research, I came to know about following locations: Boracay: Arial Point Cebu: Hikong falls Bohol: Chocolate Hills, forest snorkeling Puerto Princea: Unde ...

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Planning my Philippines trip

Posted by dylantombides on 2/5/2017 at 16:31

3 weeks in the Philippines in September. I land in Manila and fly from Manila at the end of my trip. To get the most out of my trip I want to leave Manila airport that same night to my first destination. However I land in Manila at 6.55pm which limits where I can fly to at this time. I'd like to visit in no order: 1) Palawan 2) Bohol 3) Cebu island as my base and from there go to Oslob, Siquijor, Siargao, Camiguin, Apo Island. I have realised I have chosen too many places to see in only 2 ...

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vigilance with belongings

Posted by saltyAlbatross on 25/5/2017 at 03:13

Do you need to be on your guard much while in the Philippines, I've heard of a lot of people getting their belongings stolen ? Any advice or experience on the matter ? ...

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Coron accommodation - do we need to book online in advance?

Posted by hellomoto84 on 3/4/2017 at 19:33

Hi, We are due to be on Coron island mid April for 3nights and wondering if we need to book accommodation in advance? Having looked online there seem to be limited options and what is available is quite expensive for us. We look to spend usually $25 (pref less) for a private double. We've been in SE Asia for the last 6months so aren't too fussy but would like it to be of a good standard for that - clean, with a fan/air con, wifi. Oh and a window! Does anyone have any experience of accommod ...

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3 weeks in Philippines May/June

Posted by StephJayne165 on 23/4/2013 at 02:32

Hey guys, I'm trying to research a trip to the Philippines but am struggling with less than perfect wifi connections! Was hoping there's a couple people out there who have been to the Philippines and can give me a starting point with regards to destinations, any must sees etc. It will be my last stop after 8 months in SEA before heading over to oz, so I'm after a pretty chilled itinerary with maybe a week relaxing on the beach in the end. But also want to do some sightseeing/trekking and mayb ...

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Philippines March 7 to April 2

Posted by nessaantolin on 3/1/2017 at 10:17

Hey everyone! Anybody going to be in the Philippines in March? Any must-see places we should add to our list? Just looking for things to do while we're there because we don't really know where to go Oh btw, we will be in Boracay March 10-12 If anyone wants to meet up, hit me up ...

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Discrimination on Tripadvisor?

Posted by juandelacruz102 on 13/2/2017 at 00:45

Just wondering if anyone has an advice for me… RE: Tripadvisor Travel Article The sudden disabling of the option to create and edit Articles is unfair to some people like me! https://goo.gl/0yi0VX My name was mention in that article before but it was removed with the roll back wars. Upon checking the version history, it seems 1st time joiners manage to edit & remove those drivers’ info (including mine) and add their own with fantastic descriptions! You can see they join TA just to ...

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Is the

Posted by w0rldtravel on 18/1/2017 at 08:09

This talking Filipino Travel cheat sheet looks very promising. Can anyone confirm that it can be very useful? Also, what are the best hotels to stay at in the Philippines ? Thanks in advance! ? http://blog.homeaway.com.ph/talking-filipino-a-travelers-cheat-sheet/ ...

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National Geographic's Ten Places that Deserve more Travelers

Posted by w0rldtravel on 16/1/2017 at 09:11

Has anyone been to any of these places? Which ones are worth the trip? http://www.nationalgeographic.com/travel/features/ten-places-that-deserve-more-travelers/ ...

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Car Rental at Caticlan Airport

Posted by vicsecret on 26/12/2016 at 14:41

Hello, Are there car rental agencies at the Caticlan Airport? My husband and I would like to rent a car for one day to go from the Caticlan Airport to Tibiao, Antique. We are experienced and confident drivers and have driven cars in South Africa, Greece and Australia, (as well as motorbikes in China and Vietnam,) to name a few different countries we have driven. Thank you in advance for your help! ...

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Sakay.ph

Posted by goonistik on 5/11/2016 at 06:02

Metro-Manila has a confusing public transport system. If you need help getting around you can use sakay.ph or download their mobile app. It is reasonably accurate but a bit clumsy to use. ...

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Philippines trip

Posted by dadudadu on 14/12/2016 at 15:11

Hello all, I am Radu and i am from Romania. I want to be in Manila from 28.12 to celebrate the new year there and then to go to Cebu, Boracay and other locations. I have flexible time and do not have a set up plan. So, if anybody want to go with me or to come along i will be more than happy. I love to travel but not alone, i am not a solo backpacker. My budget is middle to low. Thanks. ...

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Malaysia to Vietnam travel time

Posted by Leileilei06 on 28/11/2016 at 13:21

Hi. We are travelling from Philippines to Malaysia (via plane) and then planning to land travel malaysia to Hanoi. Is it possible for 1 week stay? Considering the bus and train rides. Thank you. ...

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Philippines - Manila 26-28 Nov, Bohol/Pangalo 28 Nov-1 Dec & Cebu 1 Dec-3 Dec

Posted by businessmanlondon on 17/11/2016 at 19:41

Hi, I am new on this site and based in the UK and it would be great to meet any fellow travelers. My dates in the Philippines are: Manila - 26-28 November 2016 Bohol / Pangalo - 28 November-1st December 2016 Cebu - 1st December-3rd December 2016 If anyone is around during the above dates and wants to meet please contact me. Thanks ...

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Looking for partners - Kibungan Mountain Range Trek Dec 2016

Posted by jwallia on 2/11/2016 at 18:43

I am planning a Kibungan Mountain Range Trek by Uncharted Philippinesfor two date periods: Either Dec 3-6 or Dec 13-16. It is a very highly regardedtrek off the beaten path. Details athttp://www.unchartedphilippines.com/en/adventures/kibungan-mountain-range-trek/. The price is $480 per person an dis pretty much inclusive ofeverything. Is anyone interested injoining me? if so, let me know if you have a preferred date slot. My email is jwallia@gmail.com. Thanks. ...

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Don't go to the Philippines right now.

Posted by garland81 on 11/5/2016 at 16:01

They just elected a psychopath President who randomly kills criminals and innocent people, from locals to foreigners alike. Source: https://www.hrw.org/news/2015/07/17/rodrigo-duterte-rise-philippines-death-squad-mayor Avoid at all costs. ...

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Best Tourist Spot

Posted by joyfarnadis on 10/3/2016 at 00:46

Hi there! Which is the best tourist spot in the Philippines? ...

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Best Filipino Bloggers To Follow?

Posted by w0rldtravel on 16/8/2016 at 11:11

Hi, I am looking for the best filipino bloggers to read and follow. Who do you like? Maraming salamat lahat! ...

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1 week in Philippines - where to go?

Posted by tr1 on 28/8/2016 at 23:45

Hello We will have 1-1.5 weeks in the Philippines in mid October and wondering where to go. We are mainly interested in nice beaches, not too touristy, somewhere to learn to surf would be great but not a must. We are on a lower end budget but would be willing to spend a bit more on flights if necessary. Keen to maximise our time. Thanks! ...

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Cheap hotels close to airport

Posted by LuiggiRizzo on 19/5/2016 at 00:18

Hi! My friend and I need a hotel nearby the airport for our transit to the islands, only one night. I have been looking in the internet and options are either a bit expensive or look somewhat disappointing. Any recommendations for a budget < 45 USD? Thanks ...

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