The Best Trip Ever Exists (And You Can Make It Happen)

To travel is to temporarily bid farewell to the hustle and bustle that is your everyday life. And what better place to lose yourself for a moment than in exploring the beauty of the Philippines? It is one of the best ways to relax. For this reason, many choose to splurge on their Philippine vacation,…

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An Expat’s Guide to Life in Makati

An Expat’s Guide to Life in Makati Foreigners staying in the Philippines because of temporary work assignments or who have decided to stay in the country for good are familiar with the country’s warm, welcoming atmosphere and sense of community. Its stable economy, local business culture, and stunning landscapes are all a compelling reason for…

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A Foreigner’s Complete Guide to Renting a Car in the Philippines

Planning a trip to the Philippines? Before anything else, make sure you’ve ironed out all your entry requirements. Check your passport’s validity and, if necessary, secure all your visas for the entire trip itinerary. Be ready with your return or onward ticket, too, to avoid any issues with immigration. Next are money and budgeting concerns.…

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Ten Ways to Save on Car Rentals in Manila

If you’re planning to explore the National Capital Region, it’s better to rent a car. In Metro Manila, car rentals serve as an ideal option for transportation. You can get to any city anytime. You can also drive a variety of cars to meet your lifestyle or need for comfort. Fortunately, you don’t have to worry about…

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Renting A Car In Metro Manila: A Cost-Efficient Option

Metro Manila is one of the busiest and most diverse cities in Southeast Asia. But with a population of over 15 million, Metro Manila can also get congested. In fact, a recent survey ranked Metro Manila in the top 10 of cities with the worst traffic jams in Asia, placing below Jakarta. Although traffic jams…

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A Comparison of the Car Rental Agencies in Manila

You typically have very few transportation options when visiting Manila as a tourist. Although public transportation is accessible, they are not the most convenient — crowded buses and trains, expensive taxis, dilapidated jeepneys. Riding them may dampen your travel experience in the city.  If you want to make the most of your trip in the capital, having a private vehicle…

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We Asked Expats: What’s the Best Car to Rent In Manila?

Metro Manila’s transportation landscape fits the Philippines’ reputation as a developing country. Public transportation is getting more organized because of new rules regarding loading and unloading stops. The modes of transportation, however, remains the same, with buses, taxis, and jeepneys (the famous Humvee-looking multi-passenger vehicle). Ride-sharing has also become popular for many commuters, although a takeover…

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