Philippines Travel Guide

LANGUAGE: Filipino (Tagalog) and English

CURRENCY: Philippine Peso

VISA: not required for Australians staying as tourists under 30 days

AVERAGE DAILY BUDGET: 780PHP (budget), 2300PHP (mid range), 5700PHP (generous)

COST OF LATTE IN CAFÉ: 100PHP ($3AUD)

COST OF 330mL BEER AT RESTAURANT: RM50 ($1.50AUD)

WHAT TO EXPECT: stunning scenery, warm beaches, abundant marine life, friendly people, affordable (delicious) food

PHILIPPINES BLOG POSTS

24 Hours In Manila
Adventure

24 Hours In Manila: Discovering The Philippine Capital

Manila probably isn’t at the top of many tourists’ Philippines bucket list. And I’ll admit, it wasn’t really on our radar either. Manila is a

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Mabuti Eat and Chill
Adventure

Port Barton Restaurants: Where To Eat In Port Barton, Palawan

Port Barton is a sleepy seaside town on the western coast of the Philippine island of Palawan. The rustic township was our favourite destination in

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Port Barton Sunset
Adventure

Port Barton: Palawan’s Hidden Paradise

Reaching the small village of Port Barton on Palawan’s west coast was a breath of fresh air. We had to rub our eyes to make

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Island Hopping El Nido
Adventure

El Nido Island Hopping: A Slice of Paradise

El Nido sits in the northern tip of Palawan, Philippines, and is the gateway township to the towering islands the region is famed for worldwide.

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Sea Cocoon Hotel
Accommodation

Sea Cocoon Hotel, El Nido: Everything You Need In Palawan

El Nido in Palawan is famed for its towering archipelago, lapping waterfront, and turquoise waters. The town is a launching pad for Bacuit Bay, where

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