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Baguio City Tourist Traps

  • TOUT AND RUNNER !!!

    WHEN WE REACH BAGUIO AND COMING DOWN FROM THE BUS ,THERE ARE SO MANY PEOPLE THAT WANT TO CARRY YOUR LUGGAGE AND PUT THEM STRAIGHT INTO THEIR CAR ! I SAY NO THANK YOU ! BUT THOSE RUNNER WILL KEEP FOLLOWING U AND GIVING BROUCHURE, SHOWING THEIR ( DONT WAT KIND OF ID ) ! AT LAST WE HOP INTO ONE OF THEIR CAR AND TOLD HIM THAT WAT HOTEL WE WANT TO GO !...

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  • Sidewalk Vendors Don't Sell Cheaper...

    I have already finished buying vegetables in the local market, but I took pity on the sight of an old Igorota selling vegetables on the sidewalk. There were small cardboard pieces that served as price tags. I decided to buy 1 kg of potatoes since they won't easily spoil during travel. To my surprise, the Igorota asked for more money. When I asked...

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  • Authentic Silver

    Along the walkways of Burnham Park, lots of guys carrying wooden cases will stop in one crowded corner and display their wares-silver jewelry. I am not a fan of silver jewelry (for one thing, I am acidic which means that my skin turns to green if ever I wear silver). Bagiuo for one thing is know for its silver mines in the old days and there are...

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  • Ask first before taking picture

    You can see many Igorot lady wearing Igorot dress like in the picture you can see them almost all tourist spot in Baguio, before you take a picture better ask how much the price per shoot and ask also if you wear or borrowed there costume hat how much they will charge... Better ask how much 1st per shoot to avoid argument beside if they charge you...

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  • Not So Much Of A Garden

    It is the Baguio Botanical Garden so we expected lush greens, blooming flowers etc. I ended up buying earings for my cousins, wooden sald spoon for my mom, a dream catcher necklace was given to me, a knitted vest my mom asked me to buy for her, a massage thingy, souvenier key chains for my friends, and all other stuff you would not usually find in...

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  • A not so Blissful Dinner at Bliss cafe

    A not so blissful dinner at Bliss Cafe I read good reviews about this veggie restaurant in lifestyle magazines and newspaper in Manila so made this resto part of our Baguio culinary adventure. The food was not worth the long wait. I wonder why our order took sooo long to serve when we were the only customers then. We ordered by plate meals and we...

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  • Atenara House- A nightmare

    Atenara House- A Nightmare!!! Have you ever been fooled into staying at lodging inn or hotel because of a nice-looking website or worse, a bogus review planted by the owner themselves? Well, I have!Atenara House main draw is its enviable location near Baguio’s tourist destinations. This is where it begins. And this is where it ends.We had a hard...

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  • Seafood peddlers of Sison, Pangasinan

    We bought tiger prawns from Sison, Pangasinan peddlers on the way down from Baguio. At PHP300 ($1=PHP45.45) with its body as wide as my thumb while size from the tip of my middle finger till my thumb. Problem is, the weighting scale used is rigged. They will not allow you to hold the scale plate since this will reveal the rigged plate.They are...

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  • bargain for goods

    whatever you do at the baguio market, don't forget to bargain. whether you're buying peanut brittle, walis, choco flakes or native accessories or decor, sellers would always try to up their prices when they figure youre a tourist - how do they know? 1. if you dont speak the native dialect which is ilocano 2. if you dont look like a baguio native...

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  • MINES VIEW??

    The once truly "mines view" park should now be called "condominium view" park as overdevelopment has spoiled the scenery.A market with overpriced souvenir is also in that location. Go to the public market instead for better prices.

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  • Baguio City Market

    Be very aware of the people around you..There might be pickpockets around though the place has a very nice place for bargaining and for great buys... This tip are my personal experience! I don't know about you! Aside from this market, you can check out another areas that offers different kinds of souvenirs. For example the Mines View handicrafts!

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  • Baguio Public Market... just a place to...

    BAGUIO PUBLIC MARKET is located right at the lower end of Session Road. Visitors from the lowland areas visit the market before leaving the city. Different products and souvenir items typical of Baguio such as fresh vegetables, strawberries, brooms, woodcarvings, and a lei of everlasting flowers are some of the most commonly sought items.

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