Archive for the ‘Questions’ Category

21 Days Travel Itinerary Advice

Posted by on Apr 18th, 2010
File Under: Questions, Travel Itineraries

Question Duncan: Hi PK/Ryan I love your website (http://tourism-philippines.com) and want to thank you for keeping it so real! Hope you do not mind if I pick your brain. I have travelled extensively through SE Asia, but not really explored the Philipines. After reading your website and stories, I am more excited and confused about […]


Baggage and Taxi Tipping in Philippines

Posted by on Apr 16th, 2010
File Under: Questions

Question stuart whitley: hi ryan i leave for the philippines and i have a question about tipping, if someone helps with carrying baggage or if i get a taxi how much would they expect, i would a taxi travel from manila airport to imus cavite,or it here a better way to get there that you […]


Luzon and Visayas Travel Itinerary Advices – Volcano Trekking, Whale Sharks

Posted by on Apr 16th, 2010
File Under: Luzon, Questions, Travel Itineraries

Question Dave H: I was hoping you might be able to give me some advice on my itinerary. My girlfriend and I (roughly 30 years old) are arriving in the philippines on the 28th of december. So far we have the following trip planned and it is the second half I want help with. 28th/29th […]


Is it safe to travel to Mindanao

Posted by on Apr 16th, 2010
File Under: Mindanao, Questions

Question Yvekes: In January 2010 we will visit the Philippines for the third time, this time we want to focus on Mindanao. For this I have a question: is it safe, and possible, to explore the region around Lake Lanao and Marawi on our own pace, so without a guide and with public transport, bus […]


Eccentric Quirky Places in Manila

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

Question Dheng Alayan: Hello! You have an amazing travel/tourism site here. Do you know some eccentric places here in Manila? Kind of out of this world. These could be shops/restos/bars, etc. Visiting these places might deviate me from the usual malls I’m usually going to. Thank you! :) Answer Ryan: Thanks for your really kind […]


International Tourist Yacht Club & Manila Golf and Country Club in Makati City

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

Question ephrem arcilla: May I know if you have knowledge about the International Tourist Yacht Club and Makati Golf and Country Club, Inc. which existed several years ago? Answer Ryan: Do you mean Manila Golf and Country Club in Makati City which was established in 1901? That still exists until today. I have written an […]


Travel Itinenary for 1 month

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

Question Michael: hi guys … im searching this site and seems quite interesting…. im a new visitor to the Philippines…hopefully ! its my first holiday there , visiting around next dec/jan for 1 month…… i would like some tips on how should i plan my trip…..looks like the main hot spots that are compatible to […]


Immigration Custom Regulations on Extent of Duty and Tax Free Privilege of Returning Filipinos

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

Question Cass : Hi, I was wondering if there is any regulations on what you are allowed to take into the country. I have family there that want me to bring can and packages of food. Is this allowed?. Thanks in advance for your answer. Answer Ryan: Hi Cass, Compared to other countries, The Philippines […]


Connecting flights between Boracay and Palawan

Posted by on Apr 13th, 2010
File Under: Air Travel, Boracay, Palawan, Questions

Question Theresa: Our family is planning a trip to the Philippines mid March to April. Boracay and Palawan are two destinations on our mind. Are there connecting flights between the two islands? And is it safe to travel these areas? Theresa Answer Ryan: Hi Theresa,There are flights between Boracay and Palawan. You may check SEAIR […]


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 […]