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How to travel to Banaue to visit the rice terraces?

Posted by on Apr 13th, 2010
File Under: Questions

Question Chloe Griffiths: Myself and my partner and due to travel to the Philippines in the next two weeks for a three-week trip. We were hoping to travel up to Banaue to visit the rice terraces and the surrounding area. We were just wondering is this still possible after the floods or have the roads […]


Any cruise ship passing by Cebu?

Posted by on Apr 13th, 2010
File Under: Ferry, Questions

Question Gina : i would just like to ask if why there are no cruise ship passing by here in Cebu, Philippines? what are the reasons? Answer Ryan: AFAIK, there are no cruise ships passing by Cebu. There is a cruise ship that traverses the Coron, Puerto Galera and Boracay route. You can charter a […]


Should I visit Manila Santa Cruz Church ?

Posted by on Nov 13th, 2009
File Under: Manila, Questions

Question Unknown: Should I visit Santa Cruz church in Manila? I’d really love to visit around the churches. Answer Ryan: Do you mean Sta. Cruz Church (Santa Cruz Parish) in Plaza Lacson, Sta. Cruz, Manila? It was built in 1608 but the original structure was damaged during the Battle of Manila in 1945 and subsequently […]


Shopping in Manila

Posted by on Nov 13th, 2009
File Under: Manila, Questions

Question Unknown: Can you suggest some nice places to go shopping in Manila? Answer Ryan: If you are in Manila, theire are a LOT of choices of where to shop. For sought after Philippine pearls- head out to the Greenhills Shopping Centre in San Juan (also in Metro Manila); for middle to extremely high end […]


Manila sight seeing itinerary

Posted by on Nov 13th, 2009
File Under: Manila, Questions, Travel Itineraries

Question Unknown: Can you provide a quick sight seeing itinerary for Manila? Answer Ryan: Sightseeing-wise, and if you only intend to stay in Manila – you could visit these : Old Spanish Walled City of Intramuros (check out the UNESCO Church San Agustin Church and the Manila Cathedral); Fort Santiago; Manila Ocean Park (one of […]


How the Hundred Islands become an Ecotourism site ?

Posted by on Nov 13th, 2009
File Under: Pangasinan, Questions

Question Angie: i would just like to ask how did the Hundred Islands became an ecotourism site? And the basis for it’s creation as a key ecotourism site. i hope you can answer my questions. it would be a great help to me. thank you. Answer Ryan: I think initially what I can tell you […]


How safe are the ferries in Philippines ?

Posted by on Nov 13th, 2009
File Under: Ferry, Questions

Question Cheryl: Hi guys, I’ll be going to Philippines in a couple of weeks time for vacation. I don’t have a fixed traval route, but I do intend to go as many places as possible. I’ve read that ferries are used as one of the main transportation in Philippines, and that’s my prefered mode of […]


Dusit Thani Manila Hotel, Manila

Posted by on Nov 9th, 2009
File Under: Hotel, Manila

View Dusit Thani Manila in a larger map Address: Ayala Centre, Makati City, Metro Manila Official Hotel Rating: Situated in the heart of the Philippines’s premiere financial district, Dusit Thani Manila hotel sits on the lap of luxurious sights and sprawling urban hubs that offer reliable access to city splendours, historic sites, meeting and convention […]


Is it Safe to travel to Manila Makati after Ondoy Flood

Posted by on Oct 14th, 2009
File Under: Questions

Question unknown : I am going to travel to Philippines on Nov 17 till Nov 21. At Metro Manila, to be exact. Is it safe to travel there during this period of time? Will the city be cleared out of the flood water? If not, its safe to tell earlier as I can book to […]


Travel Itinerary Suggestions for Cultural Activities

Posted by on Oct 13th, 2009
File Under: Questions, Travel Itineraries

Question Danni :Hello Tourism Paradise Philippines I have been reading the site… need these information to plan my trip. I hope you can help me with this. What are the main cultural activities of the Philippines people? I am very interested in the cultural activities of Philippines, do you have a travel plan suggestion – […]