Category: Philippines

Philippines

Discover the beauty and rich culture of my home country --  the Philippines. 
Read more of various things to do, places to visit and other helpful travel tips!

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Quick Travel Tips

Capital City:
Manila 

Language: 
Filipino - Tagalog and English

Currency:
Philippine Peso
Check latest exchange rates with Transferwise.

Emergency Number:
911

Electricity Voltage and Travel Adapter:
 
220Volts, 60Hz  - Adapter Type A

Driving: 
Left Hand Drive
Drive on the right side of the road. 

Top Activities in the Philippines

Explore the Philippines

UK-Filipino Leaders Awards: Recognising Outstanding Community Service

The UK-Filipino Leadership award aims to recognise the Filipino Leaders in the UK. These outstanding individuals and groups have consistently devoted their time, skills and talents in helping fellow Filipinos in need, organising community projects and raising awareness of various community causes.

The Benefits of having Dual Citizenship (Filipino and British)

I recently re-acquired my Filipino citizenship since I became a naturalised UK citizen. This is in compliance with the PH constitution so I can still enjoy the perks of being a Filipino. Sharing the benefits and process on how to apply for dual citizenship in Philippine Embassy in London, United Kingdom.

How To Send Balikbayan Box to the Philippines (New Rules 2019)

Sending a balikbayan box to the Philippines is every OFW’s way of sending their love to their family in the Philippines. Here are the process and things that you should know about sending your Balikbayan box to the Philippines (new policy from Bureau of Customs) that Balikbayan Boxes are now subject to customs tax.

8 Things I Miss From The Philippines (More Fun In The Philippines)

Definitely more fun in the Philippines! I feel so lucky to call the Philippines as my home. Living in the UK sometimes gave me some homesick blues and missing the tropical vibes of the Philippines. Here are the things I miss from the Philippines from different festivals, food and up to the beautiful Philippine beaches.

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