Here are some cool stuff that you might be interested in if you decide to visit the Philippines.
This is just bare bones – I will be adding more of it as time allows. Please note that none of this material has active copyrights. Also recognize that these documents will download to your computer. I can verify that they are virus-free – each document also gets scanned for nasty stuff every time it is downloaded from our server.
Phillipine English Slang – Here is a collection of common slang terms that you might hear while touring the Philippines.
Peace Corp Cebuano Study Guide – This is the guide that the Peace Corp uses to teach their volunteers bisaya. It’s pretty in-depth, so check it out.
Discover Asia Travelling to Phillipines – The Discover Asia travel site put together a pretty cool, copyright-free primer on venturing forth into the Philippine archipelago.
Ten Things to Keep in Mind Before Visiting the Philippines – This is a standalone .pdf compilation of some blog posts that we took from our site discussing money, health care, clothing, the weather, transportation, language and cultural factors. It’s not very in depth, but I thought I would make in available anyways. Enjoy!
Michells Bisaya Study Guide 4 25 14 – This is an Excel document Michell made for me listing out some common bisaya phrases and words. If you are coming to the Visaya region, add this to your phone for some practice.
Map to Dauin Marine Sanctuary/Romana Alar Resort – There are actually two little day resorts here – Romana Alar and Uzi’s Beach. Romana has the larger cabanas for daily rental while Uzi’s allows you to rent lounge chairs or a smaller plastic table and chairs. Snorkeling equipment, flotation vests, snacks and drinks are available at both locations. Parking and entrance fees are negligible (20 pesos/.50 cents) and both beaches have a good deal of shade to protect against the sometimes brutal mid day sun. The town of Dauin is about 17 KM’s south of Dumaguete. You can get there from the Ceres Bus Terminal near Robinson’s Mall or just flag down a bus or jeepney along the South National Road.
Maps of Siquior – Trust me – brothers and sisters – you will need these maps should you ever decide to visit the Haunted Isle. There are no signs to the attractions over there, and if you don’t have a map, you’re just gonna take a long ride along the coastal road and not find a thing – well, aside from the convent and church, which are right on the “highway.” Maps are also available at city hall, but we coudn’t even find that.
Right click and download these maps to your phone: