Posts in category Philippines

Jeepney, Philippines – Public Transport Mode Of The Week

Jeepney Philippines Public Transport

Jeepney’s Galore! The Jeepney is a Filipino institution, and I love them! Jeepney’s are derived from the thousands of Jeeps that were left behind by the Americans in the Philippines after World War II. Enterprising locals then extended them, added a roof and seats, and then a new mode of Public Transport was born. Today’s modern Jeepneys […]

Philippines Floods 2009 – Health And Safety Photo Of The Week

Philippines Flooding

Philippines Floods 2009 – Whoa! Today’s Health And Safety Photo is one of the Philippines Floods that occurred in 2009. This poor archipelago nation often cops more than it’s fair share of natural disasters such as typhoons, earthquakes and the odd flooding here and there. Actually, these Philippines Floods were tragic because a number of […]

Balut, Philippines. Crunchy Duck Fetus for Breakfast

Balut Phillipines - Crunchy Duck Fetus for Breakfast - The Longest Way Home

Balut – A Philippines ‘Deilcacy’! Balut is a delicacy from the Philippines that most of us would find hard to stomach. And I’m not talking about the Spam Jam Restaurant either! One of the joys of travel is trying out the different exotic foods, such as those that appear in my 52 Tips for Weird Food and Drinks. […]

Spam Jam Restaurant – Like a Monty Python Sketch, But For Real

Spam Jam - Manila Philippines

Spam Jam – Monty Python’s Worst Nightmare! Spam Jam, believe it or not, is a restaurant in Manila, the Philippines, which specialises in Spam Recipes! I came across this culinary delight that could possibly make the world’s top restaurants when I visited the Philippines in 2004. Actually, I really enjoyed going to the Philippines – the people there are […]

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