The Philippines on $40 a Day - a wide-eyed
guide to a country of surprises and delights.
Jeepneys, exotic islands, hot springs, old walled cities, snorkelling,
tropical forests, anything-goes night-life, festivals...
is a a content manager with a firm in Navi Mumbai, India and has
graduated with a master's in mass communication from Nanyang Technological
University, Singapore. His book
outlines a forty day tour of the Philippines with a motley crew of
compatriots. Prabu examines everything from the price of a ferry ride to the
transsexuals at White Beach. He investigates the history and cuisine of the
country, it's jails, museums, tattoo parlours, islands and types of
This is a lively account from a wide-eyed
correspondent of a country that often clashes with his conservative Indian
If you're thinking of travelling to the Philippines,
Prabu's fresh take on the country is good value. And the many photos add
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OFTHE PHILIPPINES ON $40 A DAY:
'I liked the fact that each
experience was recounted having "been there and done that", with careful
notes on costs, pros and cons, which help make it a great reference medium
for all those wishing to go to the magical archipelago at some time in the
future, and make their own holiday memories.'
AnupamaVarma Chand, Dubai, UAE.