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8 minutes ago, BritManToo said:

Air-con rooms near the beach in the Subic area can be had for 300-400peso/night (4-6kpeso/month).

If you can't find places in PI comparable to prices in Thailand, you've got 'mug' written on yer forehead.

 

Overstay Road Vloger is staying their now and has a few recent videos of Barretto and walk around.

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AIR Quality in Cebu city today 9 am, really bad.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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47 minutes ago, ExpatPH said:

AIR Quality in Cebu city today 9 am, really bad.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Hardly ever below 250 in Chiang Mai.

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On 5/24/2019 at 9:17 AM, BritManToo said:

Hardly ever below 250 in Chiang Mai.

 

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1 minute ago, Destiny1990 said:

Is the OP still in Bohol?

Maybe the wifi is not so good there?

Connectivity, in general, is not very good + expensive there.....

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14 minutes ago, pgrahmm said:

Connectivity, in general, is not very good + expensive there.....

Yes but they are working on improving the connection there as we speak.

I have been in Bohol before and very much liked it then but that was 10 years ago.

stunning beaches clean air etc.

 

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6 hours ago, bender92 said:

I just spent 6 days in Manila. I stayed near the Baywalk so I had no problem with air quality. Streets were pretty clean too. Leaving the airport it took an hour to get a taxi at 7PM. Traffic is pretty bad. I was able to walk to Baywalk mornings. Lots of walkers and cyclists. Friendly people. In the evening lots of people went to the bay to hang out and watch the sunset. I had several restaurants nearby, Aristocrat chicken, Shakeys pizza. Lots of 7-11s around, and Mini Shops. I could also walk to Robinsons Mall, a huge place that even had a Dennys, I got a good salad there. Also a cinema and ice skating rink inside.

 

That looks and sounds pretty nice....

 

--How long did it take you to get from the airport to your hotel...once you got a taxi?

 

--And, how much were the hotel rates going for in the area you stayed, and what did you get for the price paid?

 

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30 minutes ago, vinniekintana said:

If that is even possible..!!🤣

That’s correct and  likely because Pinoys can better English so then they can better lie too.

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On 6/9/2019 at 5:11 PM, TallGuyJohninBKK said:

 

That looks and sounds pretty nice....

 

--How long did it take you to get from the airport to your hotel...once you got a taxi?

 

--And, how much were the hotel rates going for in the area you stayed, and what did you get for the price paid?

 

To hotel about 1 hour. Hotel was about $33 plus tax. Name is D Circle. Very good buffet breakfast that changed each day, free mini bar with water, Cokes, snacks, lots of English TV channels. Going to the airport I took the Skyway for 35 pesos.

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On 5/16/2019 at 1:30 PM, BritManToo said:

I assume everyone is lying to me, especially the woman in my bed.

It's got to the point where it doesn't matter, as I'm not listening to what they're saying.

 

Is people lying really such a big deal? I've worked out ways to get around it.

When I agree to meet someone, it's only ever in a place where I can have fun on my own, or with people already there.

I only really interact with my former wife, gf and the kids, that limits a lot of the madness as I know everything the gf and wife say are a lie.

lying doesnt really matter unless it inconveniences you, but liars are generally shallow and disadvantaged so worth avoiding if possible 

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