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PHILIPPINES | Sun, 2 Oct 2016 | By manuel | Views [591]

Si en el primer encuentro con la gente del lugar te preguntan si quieres viagra es que algo está podrido en esa ciudad. En Manila, además de 16 millones de habitantes, hay vendedores ambulantes que recorren las calles vendiendo, a parte ... Read more >

Tags: filipinas, manila, street market

The Connecting Flight Challenge

SINGAPORE | Fri, 2 May 2014 | By jj_happyfish | Views [494]

Did you know you could instantly turn into an Olympic runner if you see the words LAST CALL next to your connecting flight number and you’re still on a different airport terminal?  If you’re traveling alone, all you could wish for ... Read more >

Tags: airplane, airport, changi airport, connecting flight, flight, layover, manila, singapore, travel

Another White Guy In Manila

PHILIPPINES | Fri, 14 Mar 2014 | By taistrietman | Views [5233]

Last Wednesday I got up early and my girlfriend drove me through the hell of the M11 and M25 morning traffic to Heathrow...the start of a two day journey to the Philippines, where I would spend two months working with a research team from UCL, living ... Read more >

Tags: agta, manila, philippines

Power of Nun

PHILIPPINES | Sun, 2 Feb 2014 | By timtysonshort | Views [764] | Video

MANILA 8 TH OCTOBER 2012   Organisation: Laura Vacuna Foundation www.   POWER OF NUN   I am not used to listening to 15-year-old girls talk about how they were sexually abused and as a family man I can only hear their ... Read more >

Tags: don bosco, lauravicuna, manila, philippines, street children

Making an Exhibition of Myself in Makati

PHILIPPINES | Thu, 4 Jul 2013 | By martinbradley | Views [714]

It was back to that old ex-US military base at Clark, Manila, The Philippines. And it was for no other reason than there was an available flight. On this, my second trip to Makati City, one of the accumulated cities which comprise Manila, a Dutch tourist ... Read more >

Tags: art, asia, makati, manila, philippines

Taken for a Ride

PHILIPPINES | Thu, 4 Jul 2013 | By martinbradley | Views [458]

I was still nursing a dehydration headache from the flight. It had been somewhat of an experience - the journey from Puchong to Clark International Airport (Manila). The flight was slightly delayed, as low cost flights frequently are, and we arrived ... Read more >

Tags: asia, manila, the philippines

Photos: It's more fun in MANILA

PHILIPPINES | Wed, 14 Mar 2012 | By paramitha | Photo Gallery

Attending convention, meeting new friends, sharing culture. This is my first world(ad)venture :)
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Tags: fort santiago, jose rizal, manila, philippines

My Photo scholarship 2010 entry

PHILIPPINES | Mon, 11 Oct 2010 | By magmacream | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

Hi I'm Anthony Jacob Cebrero-Karagdag, but you can call me 'Cobbie' and I'm just thirsty for new photography and I've been dreaming of working for National Geographic since my college days. I started to constantly hold a point and shoot film camera ... Read more >
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Tags: #2010wnphoto, katipunan, manila, philippines, quezon city, quiapo, travel photography scholarship 2010, university of the philippines diliman

The funniest flight ever- Palawan to Manila

PHILIPPINES | Wed, 2 Dec 2009 | By missy_carrie_gee | Views [1560]

So, the standard safety video is actually a live enactment on Cebu Pacific. One "lucky" flight attendant has to stand up in front of everyone and act out, with props, how to buckle a seat belt, how to wear a life vest, etc. The woman ... Read more >

Tags: cebu pacific, flight, manila, palawan, puerto princessa

Transportation options

PHILIPPINES | Sun, 1 Mar 2009 | By joblogs | Views [597]

One of the first things you notice in Manila are the jeepneys. These are public transportation basically, but we have yet to take one. We did travel by something similar in Laos, but they were nowhere near as colourful. Jeepneys ... Read more >

Tags: manila, transportation


PHILIPPINES | Sun, 1 Mar 2009 | By joblogs | Views [717]

I can't stop going on about the shops! We were staying in an area of Manila with no fewer than 13 malls. THIRTEEN! They were the sort of malls I love too. A few international stores, but mainly quirky (cheap!) local boutiques ... Read more >

Tags: manila, shopping

Pampered tourists

PHILIPPINES | Sun, 1 Mar 2009 | By joblogs | Views [429]

I am sitting at Manila airport. We have a few hours to wait until we can board our delayed PAL Express flight to Naga. The reason for the delay? “We only have one plane SirMam” Right. Fortunately, there are plenty ... Read more >

Tags: manila

Exploring Intramuros

PHILIPPINES | Sat, 28 Feb 2009 | By joblogs | Views [771]

The area of Manila called Intramuros is a walled city containing churches, homes, government buildings and a fort. The walls were built by the Spanish in the 1500s and the city has withstood wars, typhoons and earthquakes ... Read more >

Tags: manila

Getting around Manila

PHILIPPINES | Sat, 28 Feb 2009 | By joblogs | Views [873]

No one I have talked to seems to like Manila much. “Big polluted city”, “The most dangerous city in Asia” , “Just get straight out of Manila, it's hideous” etc etc. I assumed the worst, but do you know, I actually quite ... Read more >

Tags: manila

Off to Manila

JAPAN | Fri, 27 Feb 2009 | By joblogs | Views [469]

Standing at the airport bus stop in the freezing rain was no fun, but the Japanese believe a little hardship makes you stronger. I don't know about that, but a little shivering on a bus stop would certainly make me appreciate ... Read more >

Tags: flight, manila

Gastronomic Delights at Tita Moning's Kitchen

PHILIPPINES | Sun, 21 Sep 2008 | By vampireinthecity | Views [1227]

After sweating it all out at Intramuros, it was time for a meal. And boy did I come ready! We made reservations a few days prior at La Cocina De Tita Moning -- an old mansion near the Presidential grounds that have opened its gates to gourmands who ... Read more >

Tags: la cucina de tita moning, manila, philippines

Romancing Intramuros with Carlos Celdran

PHILIPPINES | Sun, 21 Sep 2008 | By vampireinthecity | Views [531]

When it comes to history, I admit I am a total dork. This is what you get for trying to memorize all the significant events of the past 500 hundred years on the eve of a final exam over a bottle of Red Bull. You ace test, but your brain is worse ... Read more >

Tags: carlos celdran, intramuros, manila, philippines

At Ninoy Aquino Terminal 3.

PHILIPPINES | Wed, 6 Aug 2008 | By dondealban | Views [1125]

Just getting settled on this bench I'm solely occupying as of the moment at the check-in lobby of Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 3. It's my first time here, and it's good to finally enjoy the fruits of taxpayers’ money. The place looks ... Read more >

Tags: airport, in transit, manila, musings, philippines

Binondo scenes.

PHILIPPINES | Fri, 1 Aug 2008 | By dondealban | Views [1347]

Binondo, according to Nick Joaquin in “Manila, My Manila,” was the name given by the early settlers of Manila to one of two delta isles—the other being Tondo—which they discovered when they arrived into what is now known as Manila Bay. Both names, ... Read more >

Tags: culture, manila, philippines, photography, street life


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