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Philippines Things to Do

  • Luneta - Rizal Park

    Manila Things to Do

    This is the equivalent of Central Park New York . The Philippines has somethiing to offer similar - what they call the Rizal Park (formerly Luneta Park ) located at the capital city of Manila . It is the countryy's most popular park. It is also historical that goes back as far as the Spanish colonization of the country in 1521. This park was named...

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  • Island Hopping

    Boracay Island Things to Do

    I consider Allan Fun Tours as the most affordable Island Hopping tour in Boracay. We went there last July 2013 and for only P700 plus P20 for the snorkelling gears, we had an amazing tour with drink/eat-all-you-can lunch buffet. We want to try the Crystal Cove Cave so we paid an extra of P200 per person. I love the cave and the view outside the...

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  • Tam Awan Village

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Baguio Things to Do

    I would have wanted to experience a night or 2 in one of the native dwelling houses. i really thought it would be fun but due to limited time, my friend and I just explore the village. The tribal dance performed by young Igorots is amazing. You can also visit the village's souvenir shop and try donning assortment of native costumes for a token...

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  • Basilica Del Santo Nino

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Cebu City Things to Do

    "Basilica Minore del Santo Nino Cebu" is the oldest Roman Catholic Church of 16th century in Cebu city. Located in the center of the city and is a perfect example of combination of three different architecture styles ... The church was built at the exact location where the image of Santo Nino that means the Black Holy Child Jesus was...

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  • Loboc River Cruise

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Bohol Things to Do

    The food is not really great. I only ate it because I was really hungry. Well if food isn't great, the view is. Mangroves and clear waters are what you gonna see. By the end of the cruise, you will go to this place where children are in ati-atihan costume. Take pictures and give them some money in return. You also get to be entertained with a...

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  • Picnic Grove

    Tagaytay Things to Do

    Picnic Grove is very nice park where most families spend their time. When we strolled around I found this cottages are in the right place for viewing Taal Volcano. Many people coming here for picnic, as what this place called. The cottages are really nice with concrete bench. They are in different size and so as the rent price. The cottage is...

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  • Kayangan Lake

    5 out of 5 stars

    Coron Things to Do

    this will be pictures of the Lake of the Pregnant Maiden or Pulau Tasik Dayang Bunting which is located along Langkawi Islands of Malaysia in The Andaman Sea of which is a Rival of Kayangin Lake of Coron. the only attraction in Pulau Dayang Bunting is the freshwater lake which is a good 10 to 15 minute hike along a steep hillside going up and a...

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  • Ayala Museum

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Makati Things to Do

    Saturday January 7, 2012 It was suggested by many of our Filipino friends that we must visit THE AYALA MUSEUM and it was just a five minute walk from our condotel. So, on the day of Jane's visit with us, I suggested that we all go there - it was awesome! The Museum is in the heart of Makati and offers four levels, each with their own individual...

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  • Underground River

    Palawan Things to Do

    Me and my boyfriend availed the Underground River Tour from our hotel. It was 4,800/pax. It's pricey cuz it was like renting the whole van for the two of us. The tour has several stops from other destinations but the highlight was the river tour. It was an hour ride from Astoria Palawan. Upon arriving at the port, you will be welcomed by the...

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  • Pilgrim Beach Resort

    Camiguin Island Things to Do

    Pilgrim Beach Resort's main attraction is the very large swimming pool. The water is replenished continuously with fresh cool water from the local mountain source. The resort is located exactly halfway for tourists starting in Mambajao and who want to do a full circle of the island. It is also located ideally for trekkers who want to see Tuasan...

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  • Casa Astillero

    Batangas Things to Do

    if you want to have a quiet and nice place to stay which you can enjoy the beach, I highly recommend Casa Astillero. prices are affordable, staffs are very nice very accommodating. They have many cottages and a balsa. there's also a balsa where you can place it on a snorkeling area,pressurized water which you can bathe yourself, clean common...

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  • Intramuros

    4 out of 5 stars

    Manila Things to Do

    While wandering around Intramuros you will come across a few guys in old uniforms. These are actually the old uniform of Guardia Civil (the Civil Guard) and you can see them at the entrances of some of the older buildings in the area. The Guardia Civil was introduced by the Spanish Colonists in 1868 and had one division of 1,200 men who usually...

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  • Parasailing

    Boracay Island Things to Do

    If you love adventure up in the air, this activity is the perfect one for you. You can experience being whisked into the sky while strapped in a seat covered by a colorful parachute. It's one of the popular activities in Boracay, where riders, if done in the White Beach, can view the beautiful shoreline from above while being pulled by a boat....

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  • Panagbenga - Flower Festival

    Baguio Things to Do

    Happening every February, Baguio City's festive atmosphere is up, from the very first day of February until the very first Sunday of March. Panagbenga is considered the festival of festivals in the north Luzon island of the Philippines, take some time and make your way to the Flower Festival.

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  • Island Hopping

    Cebu City Things to Do

    As you are in Cebu, dont forget to make a day trip to Olango Island, in which as first u have to reach Mactan Lapu Lapu w the jeepneys and / or Vhires departing next to the SM Shopping Mall ... From "Angasil Pier" or in front of the "Hilton Hotel Pier" the boats are departing in about every 30 mins in which u can reach Olango Island in 20 mins....

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  • Chocolate Hills

    4 out of 5 stars

    Bohol Things to Do

    It was such a terrible rainy day as I've visited "Chocolate Hills", yes, even though I've succeeded in all the way up to the top of the hill even against the heavy wind, but was a nightmare to try to take pictures ... :) Anyway, it was a long and harsh journey up to the hills, strongly advised ... "The Chocolate Hills" are probably Bohol's most...

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  • People's Park

    Tagaytay Things to Do

    The building here was a project of ex president Marcos, but it was never completed. It is located around 8 kms from the rotunda and is built on the highest of the surrounding hills and offers spectacular views of Lake Taal. Many souvenir shops and fruit stands. Entrance 50 pesos.

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  • Climb Mt Tapyas

    4 out of 5 stars

    Coron Things to Do

    Mount Tapyas is located in Coron Town (different from Coron Island as Coron Town is located in Busuanga Island) and is a famous hiking activity in the town. The Mountain (actually it is just a hill as it is just 680 feet (210 meters) height and to differentiate a hill from a mountain, it should be 1,000 feet (334 meters) in height or more). If you...

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  • Ayala Triangle

    Makati Things to Do

    Ayala Triangle The Ayala Triangle is a sub-district of the Makati central business district, comprising of the parcel of land between Ayala Avenue, Makati Avenue and Paseo de Roxas, as well as the buildings on those streets. Many multinational companies, banks and other major businesses make their home on the triangle, noted by the many...

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  • Manila Bay

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Manila Things to Do

    IF YOU'RE in Manila and in need of a nice, inexpensive place to while away a late afternoon or an early evening and really enjoy it, try The Baywalk. Manila Baywalk has done wonders to the city of Manila. It became a thriving, cosmopolitan, cool to be seen area. With crowds in excess of 200,000 on the weekends, Manila Baywalk has captured the...

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  • Snorkeling

    Boracay Island Things to Do

    Snorkelling is best in the Bulabog Beach Area on the Opposite Side of White Beach since the waves there are rougher and the wonderful coral reefs and reef fishes can be found there. (white beach has hardly any corals and reefs) Once your group rents a paraw or a large banca, you can also rent snorkels and life vests which are offerered by the...

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  • Cathedral

    4 out of 5 stars

    Baguio Things to Do

    I was told being a child that if you visit for the first time in a church of a place, you should make a wish and your wish will come true! So, why not visit the Baguio Cathedral when you are visiting Baguio? The Baguio Cathedral offers mass on a daily basis if you are a pious Roman Catholic! If you are not, then just go there and check out the...

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  • Taoist Temple

    4 out of 5 stars

    Cebu City Things to Do

    One of the most beautiful spots of "Cebu City" .... Up on the hill in which you can take amazing pictures of the Temple and also looking down from temple to Cebu City nice photos to take ... As its not so crowded with tourists, nice spot to enjoy ... I recommend to take a cab from city to temple and as u reach there, just tell the driver to wait...

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  • Tarsier Sanctuary

    Bohol Things to Do

    Tarsiers are cute and just a size of your fist but they are stressed out when you visit them. Come to think of it, they are nocturnal and when some tourist go and visit them in the sanctuary, they'll keep waking up because of the noises. Poor tarsiers.

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  • Sonya's Garden

    Tagaytay Things to Do

    The place is really nice..As in Seriously! The moment i saw the room..Dang!!i had this "old school Maria Clara feeling inside" ?forget the Manila life for a while because this place doesn't have TV or Wifi..totally soul nourishing. .it so magical and enchanting. ?????

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  • Maquinit Hot Springs

    4 out of 5 stars

    Coron Things to Do

    We came to Coron on the afternoon of February, with little time left we went to Maquinit hot spring. We rode a tricycle through unpaved roads and when we got there the sun already set. The place was surrounded by mangroves, there were two small pools and one big one. The smaller pools were hotter than the bigger pool as if the bigger pool was not...

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  • Greenbelt 3

    Makati Things to Do

    it has several state of the art movie theaters that feature digital surround sound plus a cost of a movie here is just 170 pesos, way cheaper than in other countries. (movies in the US Costs $ 8 for matinees and $ 10 for primetime). Plus there are lots of food selections to choose from after watching a movie and you got a variety of international...

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  • Chinatown

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Manila Things to Do

    Just near the Goodwill Gate you will come across this Feng Shui Store which is a popular place for the local Chinese to buy their Feng Shui items and Yin Yang Charms. The store is packed to the ceiling with all types of items.

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  • Water Activities

    Boracay Island Things to Do

    there are lots of dive shops and snorkelling areas in boracay, specially along the other side of white beach, called the Bulabog Beach, where the waters are rougher and there are strong currents and there are many coral reef formations. Many local resorts also offer dive and snorkelling lessons to hotel guests and tourists for a fee and it...

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  • Horseback Riding

    Baguio Things to Do

    KABADJO HANDLERS ASSOCIATION PhP370.00 1 hour (Bridle path riding circle) Double Ride(Kid and adult) PhP400.00 1 hour PhP300.00 1/2 hour PhP250.00 1/2 hour (Riding Circle order) Picture taking PhP15/shot

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  • Sky Experience Adventure

    Cebu City Things to Do

    As you go up in the lift to Floor 39, you begin to wonder if this is a good idea, still trying to convince yourself, you pay (600 Pesos?). After a few minutes you are sent to the safety area where you climb into a jumpsuit and are given a helmet (not sure how much protection this will give you if you are hurtling 40 floors below). Move up one...

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  • Dolphin Watching

    Bohol Things to Do

    The tours you join for the dolphin watching starts very early in the morning, sometimes as early as five o'clock, so that you can see a lot of them during their feeding time. If the weather is good enough and not so many waves, you can see many dolphins playing, jumping, spinning, and swimming next to and under your boat. It was really...

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  • Taal Volcano

    Tagaytay Things to Do

    For those of you who are more adventurous and with more time, you should really try acrossing the Taal Lake from Talisay to the island and then go up Taal Volcano either by foot or horseback. The experience and scenery is definitely worth the effort, more photographs and tips of this portion are at my VT Talisay page if you are interested.

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  • Siete Picados

    4 out of 5 stars

    Coron Things to Do

    this will be pictures of Krabi's famous Phi Phi Islands of which there are also famous snorkelling sites. There are three coral formations which are ideal for snorkeling around Phi Phi Le Island, the first is at the entrance of Maya bay (accessible via big boat tour) which is 40 meters away from the beach, the second is at the Southern Part Of Phi...

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  • Shopping

    Makati Things to Do

    lots of activities at the Powerplant Mall as the basement level host seasonal activities and tiangge's (flea markets). Luxe car shows by famed brands like BMW, Volvo, Audi, Mercedes Benz, Jaguar, etc. Besides these seasonal activities, the mall host a number of nice and luxe retail outlets like Marks & Spencer, Lacoste, Nautica, Tommy Hilfiger,...

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  • Fort Santiago - Intramuros

    4 out of 5 stars

    Manila Things to Do

    It is located in Intramuros. The entry fee is not expensive and there are many places and things to visit, all are interesting since an historical point of view, especially devoted to Jose Rizal. It was erected by Miguel López de Legazpi during the XVI century.

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  • Beach Massage

    Boracay Island Things to Do

    So you want a massage but don't want to have it on the beach? You can ask the masseuse to do the service in your resort/hotel BUT there is additional fee, depending on your resort's policy. I discovered that for the same price as the beach massage, you can pamper yourself with a massage in the comforts of a more private venue, an airconditioned...

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  • Mansion House

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Baguio Things to Do

    This is known as ' The Mansion ", which is the summer residence of the President. Built by the Americans in 1904 as the summer residence of American Governor Generals like William Forbes and William Howard Taft . Taft later became the 27th US President on his return to the USA after serving as Gov. General of the Philippines. The Mansion's front...

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  • Lapu Lapu Monument

    Cebu City Things to Do

    "Lapu Lapu Shrine", a giant monument of Datu Lapu Lapu, a native leader who did fight Spanish soldiers and defeat them for his own country as Philippines ... The Mactan War was in 1521, and for his honour now this 20 mt high statue is build up ... A small park and several souvenir shops are around, also some kindda open air market ... And if u...

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  • Man Made Forest

    Bohol Things to Do

    Before I though that the man made forest is just like man-made falls, caves and animals in the concrete place , its just when I was there and our tourguide Kuya Sou announced that we were already in the Man made forest....and i was very wrong. It is actually huge number of Mahogany trees planted some thirty to forty years ago before it became like...

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  • Highlands Complex

    Tagaytay Things to Do

    since we got 3 hrs early from the check in time of our hotel, we decided to go to highlands and check out if the revs about it are true. of course you can't do this by spurr of the moment because you have to be with a member or know someone from inside that can fetch you from the gate. we got inside because the wife of mike's friend (thank u ulit!)...

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  • Twin Lagoon

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Coron Things to Do

    Twin Lagoon is one of the Highlights of the Island Hopping Tour Of Coron (but depending on your Island Hopping Package as they have different packages visiting different Islands, wreck sites and snorkelling sites and beaches). The Twin Lagoon is located along one of the Islets in Coron Island and has snorkeling Areas as Well. There is a boat...

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  • Malate

    Manila Things to Do

    Malate District, together with the Ermita District, is the main tourist districts of the City of Manila and both districts have their seedier and sleazy areas as this are the main tourists areas and are like a mini Bangkok or Bali. Malate District also houses some of the famous Colleges and Universities in the Philippines such as St. Scholastica's...

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  • ATV Riding

    Boracay Island Things to Do

    If you want to experience a more adventurous activity, then try ATV or Buggy car. This activity requires your instincts and reflexes. This fun ride is a really enjoyable for me since I love riding a motorbike. It's a piece of cake for me. Before starting for our ATV ride, we had to attend a very short workshop, more like a short explanation on how...

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  • City Market

    4 out of 5 stars

    Baguio Things to Do

    Joy bus by Genesis is a cleaner, better ride, on the executive coach, with no screw ups and newer buses. Also drivers seem to be more professional, not stopping to smoke every hour. Same price and a more enjoyable trip

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