posted on Dec, 6 2005 @ 10:02 AM
Having been to the Philippines, I think overall the country is a safe place to visit. I have not been to Manilla - visiting the Cebu / Bohol areas -
so I can not say with certainty that Manilla is overall a pretty safe place as well. I did not encounter any situations or news items that made me
Of course, as with any major city, you do need to take certain precautions and be vigilant - such as Manilla. And avoid the southern portions of the
Philippines were terrorist activity has been known to occur.