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10 Signs You're A Filipino Traveler

Whether in Hong Kong, Canada, or Germany, you’re bound to bump into a traveling Filipino roaming the city! Are you one of us?

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1. You’re stashing anything that’s “complimentary” into your luggage.

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Daily refills of soap, shampoo, shower caps, bedroom slippers, stationery, coffee and tea sachets. Why not? You paid for it, anyway.

2. The complimentary breakfast buffet is not spared either!

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Hey, that’s instant merienda (snack).

3. And if there’s a Filipino in the hotel staff, you will charm your way to get more perks.

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4. Shopping turns into a math class.

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Everything, when converted back into pesos, seems so expensive (or so cheap). Filipinos love shopping, but they’re thrifty too.

5. And speaking of shopping… half the time it isn’t even for you.

Bringing home a “pasalubong” is of utmost importance. Make sure you have something for mom, dad, siblings, grandparents, aunts, uncles, friends, gym buddies, workmates – and the list goes on.
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Bringing home a “pasalubong” is of utmost importance. Make sure you have something for mom, dad, siblings, grandparents, aunts, uncles, friends, gym buddies, workmates – and the list goes on.

6. When talking to non-Filipinos, the first question you ask is:

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7. Immediately followed by:

Or at least one of our world famous beaches!
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Or at least one of our world famous beaches!

8. Pictures. EVERYWHERE.

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From monuments, to restaurants, to bushes with colorful flowers. The Philippines isn’t considered to have the selfiest cities in the world for nothing!

9. You accidentally say words like “daw,” “lang,” or “diba” in an English conversation.

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Actually, Taglish (Tagalog + English) is our primary language

10. You get most excited when you spot a good deal!

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From coupons, to seat sales, to unlimited data roaming plans (we need to keep our Facebook friends and Instagram followers constantly updated!)

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