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  • What a weekend!

    Travel Journal from Costa Rica Atenas, Costa Rica | Mon Aug 17, 2009

    What an amazing weekend I've just had!  On Saturday it was Mother's day here and the lovley family I am staying with gave me a gift.  I was so touched (even more than usual!!).  After breakast we packed up the car and headed for the beach which is about 1.5 hours drive from here.  We were heading for Manuel Antonio National Parque which I was told had wonderful wild life …

    PatriciaJ
    PJ in Costa Rica

  • More than I ever expected!

    Travel Journal from Philippines Tacloban City, Philippines | Wed Aug 05, 2009

    The four weeks I spent in the Philippines, working as a volunteer was a life changing experience. I had the opportunity to get involved with a community radically different from any I had previously experienced and to do so with a sense of purpose. The purpose was the goal of ‘making a difference’ - getting involved with an institution that makes improving a community it’s only goal. Becoming immersed in another …

    Scottie
    Volunteering and a whole lot more in the Philippines!

Travel Articles

  • Check Out These Great Blogs and Websites Before you Travel!

    Tue May 24, 2011

    If you’re looking for some inspiring travel sites to browse through on the net before you head off for your volunteer project, why not check out some of our favourites below and get lost in the cacophony of news sites, travel updates, blogs and much more! Wanderlust http://www.wanderlust.co.u…  Read More

  • Travel Tips for the Philippines: Part 2

    Thu May 19, 2011

    For the second part of my travel tips for the Philippines I just want to let you know about some of the trips you can take if have a long weekend or a little longer to spare. I firstly want to start by talking about my favourite place in the Philippines.  It’s not that close to Tacloban …  Read More

  • Travel Tips for the Philippines: Part 1

    Thu May 19, 2011

    During the passed three years of my life I have spent one and a half of these living in the Philippines.  I started by doing a six month stint as a volunteer, then, after a year travelling around Australia, a few months travelling Asia and a little bit of time back in the UK, I returned to the…  Read More

  • 10 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Volunteered

    Mon May 16, 2011

    Do your research into the country that you’re travelling to... For many this will be the first thing on your To Do list, but make sure you know the area that you are going too. It is all well and good looking at the country as a whole and the big tourist attractions or amazing places to visit…  Read More


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    Advice and Tips for the Philippines

    This is to provide inside tips about travelling around the Philippines.

    Topic Money in the Philippines

    Started by kayaadvisor, 0 Reply

    To all those travelling to the Philippines let me just tell you that as soon as possible change one of your P500 or P1000 notes and get some 20, 50 and 100 Peso notes. Try and do this before you get a taxi for example because many taxi drivers will say they do not have change and you will end up paying far too much for your taxi ride. Also, when travelling by taxi always use a metre taxi and make sure that they switch it on so you don't get ripped off!

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