Manila Off The Beaten Path

  • Off The Beaten Path
    by machomikemd
  • Off The Beaten Path
    by machomikemd
  • Off The Beaten Path
    by machomikemd

Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Manila

  • 1. Markets and Street Scenes

    Try and pop down to the Pasig River in Manila and see the poor people with their bamboo rafts scooping floating plastic bottles out of the river for recycling. At the recycling depots they will get a...

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  • 2. Tagaytay and Taal

    Taal Lake lies in the crater of an extinct volcano on Luzon Island, about 56 km (about 35 miles) south of Manila. The lake is the 3rd largest lake in the Philippines covering an area of 240 sq km (94...

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  • 3. Corregidor

    If you have a day where you want to explore something different, ride a ferry to to Corregidor! This is just a short 2-3 hour ferry ride that leaves daily at 0730 from the wharf which is close to the...

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  • 4. In the Visayas

    Sumilon Island off Dumaguete in Negros Oriental used to be a marine sanctuary managed by Silliman University. When we took this trip in 1994, it was no longer a marine sanctuary but a resort being...

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  • 5. Remedios Circle

    The Remedios Circle is located in the Malate District of Manila and was once the center of nightlife activity in the district, with chic restaurants, bars, nite...

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  • 6. Cavite, Manila, Philippines ....

    Cavite is a province of the Philippines located on the southern shores of Manila Bay in the CALABARZON region in Luzon, just 30 kilometers south of Manila....

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  • 7. Manila View by Air

    if you are approaching Manila from the air via any airlines that goes to and from the Ninoy Aquino International Airport and have an ultra zoom camera like a...

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  • 8. University Belt

    The University Belt Area of Manila is a big area around the Districts of San Miguel; Quiapo, Santa Cruz and Sampaloc Area where there is the highest...

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  • 9. Visit A Hospital

    The Jose R. Reyes Memorial Medical Center is a government owned teaching hospital located in the Santa Cruz District of Manila. If you want to immerse yourself...

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  • 10. A sad little memorial.

    The very fact that I am putting this tip on the off the beaten path section saddens me.I was wandering about in Manila, as is my wont, and purely by chance came...

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  • 11. Golf lover, Intramuros golf course

    This is good golf course, 18 hole (par 66, 4,326 yards). Day and night golf course. I tried the night golf, but the light is too dim for night course. It is...

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  • 12. Grand Marian Procession, Intramuros, Manila

    The annual procession of images of The Virgin Mary is held every 1st Sunday of December in Intramuros.This tradition was only begun in 1980, when the most...

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  • 13. Sampaguita Lounge Naia Terminal 1

    Caveat: you should be a departing pasenger for international travel to go there. the fee is 400 pesos( $ 9.30) and you can have unlimited free internet, a small...

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  • 14. Attend A Wedding

    If you are invited to a wedding here, please attend since wedding in the philippines are family, clan and friend filled affairs and are very lively (plus here,...

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  • 15. The Beatles in Manila!

    Find yourself with nothing to do in Manila? If you are a fan of the Beatles you might want to check out some of the sights in Manila associated with the...

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  • 16. Forgotten parts of history

    Aduana is the ruins of an old building in Intramuros. Often overlooked, little did we know that this used to be the Philippine's central post office. Aduana is...

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  • 17. Cherry's Pavilion and Resort in Cavite

    About half and an hour drive from Manila. Very private place. They offer great packages for Foreigners and Balikbayans. I had a very relaxing reflex therapy...

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  • 18. Ghost Hunt around Manila!

    If you have nothing much to do, and you want to add some thrills on your travels, YOU could simply GHOST HUNT around Manila.From what I heard, Manila's city is...

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  • 19. Ugu Bigyan Restaurant & Pottery!

    Augusto "Ugu" Bigyan is a ceramics artist. He in the 1990s had opened his pottery workshop in Tiaong, Quezon to the public, serving lunch amid a cluster of nipa...

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  • 20. Public Markets in Manila!

    Going to a public market in the Philippines is a unique experience, locally called the pamilihang bayan. Public markets are often divided into two, the dry...

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  • 21. Corregidor Island "The Rock"

    Corregidor is an island in the entrance of the Philippines' Manila Bay. Because of its rocky landscape and the fortifications of Fort Mills, the island was also...

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  • 22. Kawit, Cavite = Total Tranquility outside Manila

    Kawit Cavite is just 35 minutes away from Manila. It is a place where the First President of the Philippines was born. Stay at Cherry's Pavilion & Resort(total...

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  • 23. Monsaterio de Sta. Clara

    I normally offer eggs to St. Clare before any major trip I go to. They say that this offering will ensure that there will be good weather on your trip. To get...

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  • 24. Sonya's Garden Restaurant

    My dive buddy (bkoon) and i visited Sonya's Garden after watching the low clouds hanging on top of Taal Volcano. The trip hasn't been nice since morning bus...

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  • 25. Intramuros - Not the Common Tourist Spots

    Walk through Intramuros and see the hidden treasures of the old Spanish center. It takes a bit of sweat if you walk on a sunny day, but it is healthy and you...

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