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Tagatay day tour – Taal Volcano just outside Manila Philippines

Tagatay day tour – Taal Volcano just outside Manila Philippines

Follow Us Spend a day away from Manila at Lake Taal.  When you arrive in Manila and feel like getting outside of this cramped metropolis you can consider a visit to Tagatay and the Taal Lake & Volcano. For backpackers it is an easy way to get

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Practicals regarding travel route tour 1 Philippines – how to find hotel – how to get around

Practicals regarding travel route tour 1 Philippines – how to find hotel – how to get around

Follow Us Tour 1:    Manila – Solano – Banaue – Sagada – Baguio – Mount Pinatubo – Manila Estimated travel days: 7-9 days Practicals regarding the tour. For a full tour description please refer to the article describing each day on the tour. Getting from Manila to

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Awarding Best Starbucks Coffee in Philippines – Eastwood 1880 – Best Service – Best employees

Awarding Best Starbucks Coffee in Philippines – Eastwood 1880 – Best Service – Best employees

Follow Us Finding the best Starbucks Coffee shop in Philippines. The coffee culture is strong in Philippines and you will more or less find Starbucks everywhere. I enjoy Starbucks Coffee instead of going to bars because I think the atmosphere is friendlier and more positive.  Most often

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Best travel routes Philippines – tour 1: Manila – Banaue – Sagada – Baguio – Mount Pinatubo

Best travel routes Philippines – tour 1: Manila – Banaue – Sagada – Baguio – Mount Pinatubo

Follow Us Tour 1:    Manila – Solano – Banaue – Sagada – Baguio – Mount Pinatubo- Manila Estimated travel days: 7-9 days Day 1: Manila. Begin in Manila exploring Makati. Have a walk through Makati Avenue. Visit Glorietta mall and have a coffee Starbucks in Greenbelt. Relax

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Mount Pinatubo Philippines – a day tour to the volcano crater

Mount Pinatubo Philippines – a day tour to the volcano crater

Follow Us Devastating eruption in Philippines The June 1991 eruption of Mount Pinatubo was the 2nd largest in the twentieth century. 800 died and 100.000 people lost their homes due to the eruption. An American military base was evacuated and closed down after the eruption. The American

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Book hotel or rent condo in Manila: What is cheapest – how much does it cost – how do I do it

Book hotel or rent condo in Manila: What is cheapest – how much does it cost – how do I do it

Follow Us Hotel or Condo rental – my personal Manila experience. Manila can be described to be an awfully nice city. Awful if you stay in the wrong area and really nice if you find the right places. My first experience in Manila was staying in the

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Hotel booking

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Let us help you find a trustworthy and credible online hotel booking agent. We know the best and most reliable places to book hotels online. Find the best and cheapest hotels here.

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Airline tickets

Find cheap airline tickets here

Finding the cheapest airline tickets can be an art. Luxury Backpacker help you guiding you through the cheapest places to find airline tickets to your favorite destination online.

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Rent a car

Rent a car

No matter if you are looking to rent a car, a motor cycle or a bike you need to make sure you can trust your rental company. Luxury Backpacker have reviewed the online car rental companies you can trust.

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Articles

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Read here how you save money when booking flights, hotels or cars. Find inspiration to where you can go on your next holiday. Listen to other backpackers stories and read the tips and tricks.

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  • Stamp Collecting
    Stamp Collecting when Travelling
    Follow Us Stamp Collecting when Travelling Stamp collecting refers to the act of collecting stamps and stamp-related paraphernalia.  Stamp collecting is considered to be one of the oldest yet still popular indoor hobbies in the world.  While you may think that stamp collecting is something that is...
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  • Mekong Angkor Palace Hotel
    Mekong Angkor Palace Hotel in Siem Reap
    Follow Us Mekong Angkor Palace Hotel: First impression My first impression of Mekong Angkor Palace Hotel was very positive. First I had to walk 50 meters away from the street. This walk was a bit like walking along a drive way to a house. Inside the Mekong...
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  • Bangkok Hiptique Hotel
    Bangkok Hiptique Hotel – Best Western
    Follow Us Bangkok Hiptique Hotel – Best Western. Bangkok Hiptique Hotel Best Western is a boutique hotel in Bangkok. The Bangkok Hiptique Hotel is located centrally in the Sukhumvit district. I have stayed in the hotel 3 times. First time I visited this hotel was in the...
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  • Solo travel philippines
    Solo travel: My first time experience
    Follow Us What it was like to solo travel for the first time. Being a solo traveler for the first time was a very hard thing for me to overcome. What if I get lonely? What about safety? Can I end up being my self for the...
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  • Angkor Wat Cambodia
    What to do in Cambodia in 10 days.
    Follow Us Cambodia. This is the guide telling you what to do and about the things to see in Cambodia in 10-12 days. Cambodia is the perfect place to visit if you have planned a trip around South East Asia.  If you plan to visit both Thailand...
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  • Phnom Penh in Cambodia
    Phnom Penh in Cambodia
    Follow Us Phnom Penh in Cambodia. Phnom Penh city is not really a big deal. I stayed here for 2 days and I would not recommend anyone to stay longer than that. Then it is better to spend more time in Siem Reap or Sihanoukville. Phnom Penh...
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  • Amazing Angkor in Cambodia
    Amazing Angkor in Cambodia
    Follow Us The #1 top attraction of Cambodia. When you are looking for what things to see in Cambodia it is probably impossible avoid being fascinated about the story of the temple ruins around Siem Reap. The ancient ruins of Angkor are the number 1 top attraction...
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  • Thailand to Cambodia crossing at Aranyaprather to Poipet
    Crazy border from Thailand to Cambodia
    Follow Us Getting from Thailand to Cambodia (Siem Reap) to see Angkor Wat. The Thailand – Cambodia border crossing from Aranyaprathet to Poipet is totally crazy. It is the most used crossing to get from Bangkok to Siem Reap to see Angkor Wat. Usually a border crossing...
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  • Nyhavn Copenhagen Denmark
    Things to do in Copenhagen
    Follow Us What to do in Copenhagen. Are you looking for things to do in Copenhagen. Copenhagen is the Capital of Denmark. Copenhagen is a very nice city and it is easy to find out what to do. I admit that I am a Danish national and...
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  • Spinola Bay Malta
    Jobs in Malta
    Follow Us Are you looking for jobs in Malta? If you consider finding a Job in Malta you probably have already heard about the island. I lived and worked in Malta for 4 years and had a great time. I was working in the iGaming industry there...
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