Tagged: Transport

Info and articles on transport in the Philippines.

Manila Airport Taxi Scams, Ripoffs, Free Uber Ride

Flying to the Philippines Before you board a plane to fly to the Philippines you need an onward ticket as they usually enforce that requirement strictly. I wrote more about that and the Flyonward.com hack in this post. This post is about what happens after you land at Manila airport. I always land at Terminal 3 using Cebu Pacific but these...

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Transportation in the Philippines

One of the great things about living in the Philippines is that there are so many options for cheap public transportation. Romantic rickshaw bike ride with Date in Asia chick I really don’t ever see the need for owning your own car or motorbike here.  It would be a bit more convenient I suppose, but overall not...

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Facilities – Philippines vs Thailand vs Cambodia

Third article comparing the Philippines, Cambodia and Thailand – let’s talk infrastucture. Transport Transportation is cheap in all three countries and they are pretty similar. Then again I try to live in the thick of the action and walk most places so I’m not the person to ask. Thailand has better public transportation so it should...

Living in Cebu

Living in Cebu – Pros & Cons

My first time in Cebu I absolutely hated it.  I just had an unlucky first week and it made me hate the city.  I had come from Angeles City and thought the traffic in Cebu was terrible. I thought everything was too far apart and you wasted to much time getting from one place to another. ...

Life in Manila

Life in Manila – Day 1

When I moved to Asia Manila was where I wanted to be.  Most of the reading I did before moving here was about life in Manila and I was excited to finally check it out. I was only going to be staying for a week because I already had a cheaper place booked in Angeles –...

How to ride a jeepney in the Philippines

How to Ride a Jeepney in the Philippines

While most people living in the Philippines may not ever step foot in a jeepney there are some that will. If you are like me and like good value then it’s hard to find better value than getting from point A to point B for only 20 cents. Even though taxis are cheap here they still cost 10x...