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  • People/Local Culture
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  • People/Local Culture
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  • 1. People/Local Culture

    I was most surprised to see this plaque at Rajah Sulayman Plaza just off of Roxas Boulevard in Malate. You will find this on the wall of the Dancing Fountain, facing the ocean. I think it was awarded...

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  • 2. Churches

    -Formally called Santisimo Rosario Parish Church -Located inside the University of Santo Tomas campus (along P. Noval St.) in EspaƱa, Manila -Regular mass ongoing specially every Sunday (open to...

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  • 3. Intramuros

    The Spanish, who replaced the wooden buildings with stone, rebuilt the original Chinese settlement on this site as a fort in 1590. Gradually the area was expanded until it became a walled city...

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  • 4. Shopping and Malling

    Most shopping malls are helping save water in Manila by installing water free urinals. This saves millions of liters of water each week. Just imagine, every time you sneak off for a leak there are...

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  • 5. City Streets/City Scene

    Former name of the 8-lane major arterial road before it became Roxas Boulevard: *Originally called Cavite Boulevard *Was renamed as Dewey Boulevard *Name changed again to Heiwa Boulevard in late 1941...

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  • 6. Parks

    You can catch a free concert inside Paco Park every Friday around 5 or 6 pm. Plastic chairs will be arranged around a pond in the center of the park for visitors to sit on while listening to the...

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  • 7. Just outside Metro Manila...

    visit some tourist spots there, it is very nice place especially in Tagaytay it is very nice place. I really missed some of my friends there especially...the time when we are celebrating our religious...

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  • 8. Global Roaming Privileges at Smart Communications

    Global roaming rates are very expensive and since GSM (global system for Mobile Communications) phones are more popular than CDMA (Code Divisivion Multiple...

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  • 9. Manila Dining

    Filipino cuisine often comes as a pleasant surprise for foreigners as it's more moderate in its use of spices than some other Asian foods. Rice is the staple...

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  • 10. Visiting the Provinces

    Hi ninaike...I agree with the others. You can also go to the outlying provinces such as Bohol, Cebu, Vigan and Iloilo. You'll find traces of Spanish culture...

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  • 11. Good people. Bad people

    Hi,You won't stay long in Manila Bay especially in the morning or afternoon. It will be hot and not much happenings . I think 1 and a half hour is the most to...

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  • 12. When to Visit Manila? Avoid the flooded streets...

    Well, for me, you can visit anytime (I grew up there!)! But for non-Filipinos, remember that the rainy season in Manila lasts June to October - and when we mean...

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  • 13. Phillippine vaccinations

    Generally speaking, There are quite a few that you can get. Typhoid, dengue fever, rabies, hepatitus, just to name a few. I always suggest a minimum of getting...

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  • 14. Money exchange rates

    Sorry to differ, but you should always be getting a better rate for a hundred dollar bill versus a 50 or 20 bill. If not, go somewhere else that will give you a...

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  • 15. getting a cab

    there are a lot of taxi that you can hire here.on the airport, you can hire them if you want.there is also a rent-a-car here in manila.i have no idea what their...

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  • 16. Things To SEE & DO in Manila

    Here are some things to "see" & "do" in the country's capital of Manila: 1.) Experience the famous Manila Sunset 2.) Stroll along Roxas Boulevard where you get...

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  • 17. In and around Manila

    I'll second Intramuros and from there you can walk to the nearby Rizal Park (I think that's the name).Also, you should take a tour (by boat) to Corrigidor...

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  • 18. Manila infastrucure

    Welcome to Manila. The PI infastructure leaves a lot to be desired to say the least. More than likely, the phone that you are calling from is not connecting...

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  • 19. Entertainment!

    Filipino musicians are among the best in Asia. Metro Manila bustles with nightlife and is often heralded as Asia's entertainment capital. There is a wide...

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  • 20. Eating Out in Metro Manila!

    A wide choice of food establishments awaits visitors, whether they will be dining in Metro Manila or in the various provinces in the country. When in the...

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  • 21. Getting Around Manila From Airport!

    Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL) is eight miles (12 kilometres) south of Manila. Take only official, metered or pre-booked taxis, do not accept rides...

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  • 22. Medicines...

    (last date bought the medicines - June 14, 2006)Botica ng BayanSiao-Brigino Pharmacy & Gen. MerchandiseBalut, Tondo, Manila1. imodium for diarrhea - 30 pcs @ 7...

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  • 23. Embassy of India in the Philippines

    (date written - June 2, 2006)I went to Embassy of India to apply for tourist visa.Visa fee - 2,100 pesos (for Filipino)a) Other nationality - 3,150 pesosb)...

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  • 24. Exchange Rate for your info.....

    Foreign Exchange as of May 16, 2006(Infotext: ABSFOREX)) 1 US $ = PhP 52.152) 100 Yen = PhP 453) 1 HK $ = PhP 6.004) 1 UK pound = PhP 95.405) 1 Euro = PhP...

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  • 25. Chinese New Year Is a Big Deal in Manila

    I traveled to Manila over the Chinese New Year period, arriving on the morning of Chinese New Year's Eve. While I figured that there would be some interest in...

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