Crime

Is Manila Safe for Americans?

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Manila Crime Rate Numbers Many tourists and potential expats ask ‘how safe is Manila?’. Let’s start off with the official numbers. The popular statistics website Numbeo gives Manila a crime level score of 67.98 which is designated as ‘high’. In addition the US Embassy designated the city as a HIGH threat location for US Citizens. […]

Advice for Expats

Consider This Before Moving to Manila

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It’s easy to answer questions like ‘How to get an apartment?’ or ‘How to get your visa documents in order?’. But the most burning question many readers have is ‘what is it like living in Manila?’. Obviously the experience will vary depending upon many factors including your own personality. I prefer Makati and Ortigas. I […]