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Philippines this summer

Philippines this summer

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Luzon, Philippines
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1. Re: Philippines this summer

Are you using a smartphone to access TripAdvisor? I suggest you use a desktop or laptop to access the "Top Questions" feature on the right side of this web page. It is full of information on what to do as well as the things to avoid.

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2. Re: Philippines this summer

It seems your question is about Cambodia and Vietnam? If it is best to ask questions in those respective forums.

Take Kegs advice and read some of the Top Questions which the DEs have put together to assist travellers on common topics and questions.

Once you have completed this reading you can then ask more specific questions which we will be happy to asist you with.

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3. Re: Philippines this summer

It is 'this summer' now in the Philippines and the Autumn in Australia - I assume you are planning a trip in july and august - as above check out the FAQ's you may find the rice terraces too wet but beach destinations are Ok but there will be rain but not all the time

Edited: 8:05 am, April 08, 2014
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4. Re: Philippines this summer

Its summer here now. You will be here and in the other places during rainy season. Cambodia is already starting to kick up the rain, accompanied by HEAT. Your months are not the best for travel in those places or here in the PHIL.

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5. Re: Philippines this summer

@ Mike

Some differences between Cambodia / Thailand and Philippines

1) History - the former have far more of it.

2) Beautiful beaches and beach resorts - Phils has more of it (hundreds to choose from)

3) Food - is very different. The former tends to be tastier while the latter tends to be... different. (but this is an individual taste)

4) Phils has a large American influence - and this is visible all over

5) English is understood a tad more in Phils as compared to Cambodia / Thailand. (However, Yes is a very commonly used word in Phils which sometimes gives visitors the wrong impression that everything they say is being understood!)

6) Safety - Phils is very safe (a bit safer than the former)

7) Travel - in Phils takes longer as it nearly always involves traveling by sea on boats to islands (it is an island country). Bus services are well developed, and often make the sea leg by riding on ferries.

8) The people - in Phils tend to be more happy-go-lucky. It is common to find them singing loudly / dancing / making fun with each other and joking.

Edited: 12:09 am, April 10, 2014
6. Re: Philippines this summer

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