Scammed in the Philippines

Last week, while I was studying at Tambayan Gastrobar in Malate, I overheard a conversation. A Vietnamese guy was asking the waitress how to go to ANZ Makati. The waitress do not know how so I talked to the Vietnamese. He told me what happened. He needs to go to ANZ Makati because he was scammed by a Filipina. I want to share his experience to all the solo travelers as a precaution. Here’s what happened:

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Mt. Ulap

I am no hiker. I do hike sometimes, but I do not consider myself as one. I think claiming to be one is a slap in the face of true hikers who spend time, effort, and money.

I decided to join a day-hike tour with a friend. We hiked Mt Ulap, located at Itogon, Benguet. Mt. Ulap is a beginner-friendly hike, having a 3/9 trail class. Most parts of the trail are just like a walk in the park, and I’m not kidding!
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