FEASTING in The Philippines & Getting Scammed by Taxi Driver

  • Опубликовано: 25 мар 2018
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  • Sunny Kay
    Sunny Kay День назад

    Always use Grab or Uber in Philippines. The taxi drivers especially in Manila are always looking to scam foreigners and locals too.

  • carableu
    carableu 3 дня назад

    Wow, that gentleman from the fish market was so hospitable!

  • Metazio Gaming
    Metazio Gaming 14 дней назад

    Yeah even locals gets scammed

  • yohanan Renz
    yohanan Renz 15 дней назад

    1st you go in philippines dont trust Taxi driver in Airport.. ^^

  • era Zor
    era Zor 25 дней назад

    Who's the girl? She's so pretty lol

  • Nestor Visto
    Nestor Visto 26 дней назад

    This are syndicated Taxi Drivers, Dont ride a Taxi cab in Philippines, Handling Fare Tarriff, Legal Taxis are using legit meters with seal, And Try To Examined if the Drver has An I.D. Posted inside? If none, Dont Ride. There are 2 types of Taxi in The Ph. 1. Airport Taxi, A bet expensive but they can only pick passengers from Airport Terminals.
    2. City Taxi (Regular), Body must be labeled with plate number
    And Govt. Contact of LTFRB, and Legit Taxi Drivers are wearing Uniforms, with Big I.D. and operators information and contact numbers, And Also Posted on the back Seat.

  • Shaunn Chlouie Legaspi
    Shaunn Chlouie Legaspi Месяц назад

    Nakaka hiya talaga pilipinas pag dating sa ibang mga taxi drivers, mga garapal sa pera.

  • Crazy Pen
    Crazy Pen Месяц назад

    (2:57) that is not bulalo its kare-kare.
    the one with lettuce and broth is the bulalo (the second black cauldron you opened)

  • Woop Woop
    Woop Woop Месяц назад

    Sorry for the scam in the PH 🇵🇭 sir Mikey 😔
    But hope you enjoy the food and the view

  • bryan wong
    bryan wong Месяц назад

    Nakakahiya nmn ung driver..

  • drmseeker
    drmseeker Месяц назад

    Been there done that for a whole month& it was cold out

  • den castillo
    den castillo Месяц назад


  • dawniepooh526
    dawniepooh526 Месяц назад

    Why aren't you describing any of the dishes you're eating?

    • realme rara
      realme rara Месяц назад

      Go to strictly dumpling. That is where the food is all about, from Mikey.

  • vinzran
    vinzran Месяц назад

    Sorry about that mikey. 😔

  • tatonghudas
    tatonghudas Месяц назад

    There’s a convenient shuttle that leads to a train station out of the airport and back that will cost you less than a dollar plus you’ll expirience filipino commuting life. Geez, I hope those taxi drivers get rekt... my apologies on behalf of the good taxi drivers in the phils.

  • kolaido star
    kolaido star Месяц назад

    mikey sorry for bad experience .. hope u will visit our counrty again..

  • Michaella Morales
    Michaella Morales Месяц назад

    Hey mike.. Would suggest to download this app called "Grab" whenever youre here in manila... More like uber here in the philippines . good fare rate.

  • miggy ignacio
    miggy ignacio Месяц назад

    Sorry about the taxi it is common in Philippines

  • Roblox Studio
    Roblox Studio 2 месяца назад

    So true,they scam

  • Yllas Rodavlas
    Yllas Rodavlas 2 месяца назад

    I'm glad you finally went here, I just wish that I get the chance to meet you in person. And also I'm very sorry with taxi driver experience, but please don't hesitate to come back. I'm obviously a fan 😘

  • Ambulatory Gait
    Ambulatory Gait 2 месяца назад

    We are even scammed that we are locals, sorry for the stupid people..

  • toxman99
    toxman99 2 месяца назад

    I'm glad he was not cynical enough to just let it go. A lot of people don't bother reporting thinking what's done is done or nothing will come of it.

  • Xxxx Jriz
    Xxxx Jriz 2 месяца назад

    Sorry for the experience but he’s not the only one there is some taxi drivers who scam people

  • Tonny Angkawan
    Tonny Angkawan 2 месяца назад

    At least the taxy driver got famous and Mikey got experience being scammed lol

  • Mike Rotch
    Mike Rotch 2 месяца назад

    Mike, next time you go to the Philippines, you need to use the GRAB app. It's their version of Uber.

  • Aaron Oliva
    Aaron Oliva 2 месяца назад

    taking cold showers feels great especially in a beautiful heat filled country such at the Philippines

  • Venusius
    Venusius 2 месяца назад

    Use UBER or GrabTaxi when you're in the big cities in Philippines. Better service, better vehicles and safer. And damn it I'm hungry now.

  • Ralph Furley
    Ralph Furley 2 месяца назад

    It’s very unfortunate that you had terrible incident in the Philippines!!! I hope you enjoyed the rest of your stay!
    I just hate Manila!!! It’s so busy and polluted!!! I prefer to stay in the provinces like Bohol!!!
    Just curious, who is the beautiful brunette lady that is accompanying you? ☮️🖖🏽

  • Taxi
    Taxi 2 месяца назад

    I would say taxi scam happens pretty much everywhere. Especially if you are traveling cities that does not many metro lines, you should prepare to deal with taxi scam. I experienced taxi scam a lot. And I am learning from my experiences.

  • Miss AE
    Miss AE 2 месяца назад

    Mikey the bastard driver got arrested www.google.com.ph/amp/www.gmanetwork.com/news/news/metro/648231/taxi-driver-caught-scamming-taiwanese-blogger-arrested/story%3famp

  • Junix Retiza
    Junix Retiza 3 месяца назад

    sorry for what the driver did sir,he will be arrsted i no time for sure.

  • chay sarmiento
    chay sarmiento 3 месяца назад

    You should have gotten the taxi's plate number.

  • pearlintheoyster
    pearlintheoyster 3 месяца назад

    Shuttle busses?? Grab (their uber) is excellent
    Terrible those scammers. Terrible

  • Ksdks Pdn
    Ksdks Pdn 3 месяца назад

    Im sorry that you have to experience that taxi incident, when you come back here in PH, make sure the taxi fare is metered, if they charge you additional fare, get the plate number/drivers name, dont pay him and report it to the police :)

  • Anne Reyes
    Anne Reyes 3 месяца назад

    Im so sorry to hear that you got scammed next time i recommend for u to use Grab car you can download the app.

  • Nard Ajero
    Nard Ajero 3 месяца назад

    Im a pilipino and im sorry for that,, i hope you comeback again even though you experience that,,

  • LandInbetween
    LandInbetween 3 месяца назад

    On the random broccoli: "Taylor Swift as a relationship counselor ... Just doesn't fit"
    Savage, Mikey.

  • emmanuel abejuela
    emmanuel abejuela 3 месяца назад

    pls feel free to knife hand the taxi driver in the neck next time u would encounter another in your next visit.. hope u enjoyed our country tho.. 😇

  • Your Conscience
    Your Conscience 3 месяца назад

    The Taxi Scamming is so widely know in the meantime, that most people only just use Uber or, even better in the Philippines, Grab to get a nice friendly cheap ride in the city..
    They just making their situation worse and worse and dont understand it. Some day, no Taxi companies will exist anymore if they dont stop it. Its so sad.

  • Diane Verdin
    Diane Verdin 3 месяца назад

    "I smell food."

  • Lawrenz Sierra
    Lawrenz Sierra 3 месяца назад

    You should try Jollibee sir. They have the most delicious spicy fried chicken and the palabok is a must-try as well. 😊

    FORD FRS 3 месяца назад

    I found it kinda funny that when you got scammed, you're warning us not to take that service while you're still in that car 😄 That driver could obviously understand you.

  • Tin_Man_Ton
    Tin_Man_Ton 3 месяца назад

    Sorry about the cab. But that smile at 2:42.

  • Danz Pax
    Danz Pax 4 месяца назад

    It was in the news... the police got that driver... his license was revoked and operator of taxi was fined 120k pesos with 3 months suspension of operations. Hope no more driver dares to do this any more.

    • mark shaw
      mark shaw 3 месяца назад

      Where can i watch this and is their a link?

  • Marky Mac
    Marky Mac 4 месяца назад

    I keep wanting see more of your friend there shes beautiful everytime shes caught Just saying lol

  • Manuel Alcabao
    Manuel Alcabao 4 месяца назад

    Sorry about the taxi. Don't let it get to you. Filipinos ARE friendly and hospitable people. Next time you come, give a shoutout and believe me you'll get offers to take you around...

  • Wincy Canilao
    Wincy Canilao 4 месяца назад +1

    ruclip.com/video/9RRfsKF0Pjs/видео.html this is the taxi driver that scammed you sir. They actually tracked that vehicle and they fined the company and even revoked that guy's drivers license.

  • Jose Florian
    Jose Florian 4 месяца назад

    Your fault for getting in the taxi. Gotta be street smart dude.

  • Nova
    Nova 4 месяца назад

    Take Grab next time Mikey if you ever want to come back. I never really take taxis here unless it's pretty close. The longer the ride the higher the chances of getting scammed.

  • Ritchie fabulous
    Ritchie fabulous 4 месяца назад

    Get the fck outa here!

    SF2TOKYO 4 месяца назад

    Lesson learned. Never go back to the Philippines. If you want some nice pussy, go to Thailand.

  • john carlo parreno
    john carlo parreno 4 месяца назад

    the airport sanctioned taxi is incredibly expensive. but like they said uber is the only way to get around it

  • Victor Ramo
    Victor Ramo 4 месяца назад

    What was the name of the place you stayed at in Cebu? Looks really nice

  • Victor Ramo
    Victor Ramo 4 месяца назад

    You stayed near SM North? Did you eat there as well?

  • ChimDaily
    ChimDaily 4 месяца назад


  • Ron TV
    Ron TV 4 месяца назад

    That's good you reported that taxi driver. Nice vid btw! 😊

  • francis fontanilla
    francis fontanilla 4 месяца назад

    That's we filipinos prefer to ride TNVS like grab rather than taking an effin taxi

  • GamingTaylor
    GamingTaylor 4 месяца назад

    I know he got robbed, but in reality he only lost about $50. which is a drop in the bucket compared to how much Miken Chen earns each month on youtube. Still though sucks to get scammed

  • Pandang_ Gala
    Pandang_ Gala 4 месяца назад

    I feel ashamed about what happened man.. im really sorry. But hope you enjoyed ur stay and enjoyed ur food journey here in the ph.. theres a lot more. The one u experienced is just the tip of the iceberg!!! More power!!

  • novy acero
    novy acero 4 месяца назад

    If I was Him. I'll be like OK sir before I pay , lemme call the Police First lol

  • Rizza Aganap
    Rizza Aganap 4 месяца назад

    always ride uber / grab

  • Jerry Boby
    Jerry Boby 4 месяца назад

    HArd to earn respect , easy to lose it. takes just a taxi driver

  • mariel saluna
    mariel saluna 4 месяца назад

    Haiy. This type of filipino is so embarrasing, good thing he got caught.
    This was the news about it m.ruclip.com/video/9RRfsKF0Pjs/видео.html good thing you reported it to the police. Hope it will not be the reason why you'll no longer visit philippines in the future. Hope to see More videos from you Mikey!

  • Jeremie Lumen
    Jeremie Lumen 4 месяца назад

    Sorry for the bad experience about the taxi driver that scammed you... hope you will come back in the Philippines.

  • Benedict Yee
    Benedict Yee 4 месяца назад

    shameful. that taxi scammer ruin your tour and give a negative image to filipino people. there is always bad people where ever you go. hope it will be a lesson to every individual who has plan to visit the phil. and to all your subcriber. gosh, you have a very huges appetite. hope you enjoy filipino food.

  • Samuel Golden
    Samuel Golden 5 месяцев назад

    Too funny you stayed at my condo tower for your Airbnb Windland Tower in Cebu.. I think in Tower 1 you stayed.

  • Antonio Chua
    Antonio Chua 5 месяцев назад

    Welcome to manila

  • Ruth A
    Ruth A 5 месяцев назад

    so glad you reported the taxi to the police! and i'm glad the police were courteous towards you guys. so sorry you got scammed, it's unfortunately very common, that's why most filipinos opt to use services like uber or grab. hope you enjoyed the trip and come back tho!

  • Ojie B
    Ojie B 5 месяцев назад

    The next time you're in the Philippines. watch out for the 6 "S's"…
    Savory food
    San Miguel
    Se... Se... Serenity! (just remembered you have a G rating)
    & you just discovered the 6th... Scammers

  • Don Tamba
    Don Tamba 5 месяцев назад

    Ha ha ha welcome to Manila. No matter how many times I've tried to be careful....these airport taxi drivers will scam you. Shithole of an airport...so don't be surprised by their cab drivers. In metro Manila....they will always try to hit you for a flat rate. If they don't drop their meter...tell them to f**k off

  • Azei Alaiiya
    Azei Alaiiya 5 месяцев назад

    Philippines , the land full of scammers

  • I agree
    I agree 5 месяцев назад +1

    Police in Philippines are even more corrupt than Taxi drivers... I know people who even got scammed by custom official at the airport. Level of corruption there is unbelievable.

    • Kevin Troy
      Kevin Troy 2 месяца назад

      Bullcrap!!! You can trust the police here!!! Customs officials are a different story.. Main reason why Duterte is regularly firing and rotating custom officials in the whole country..

    • Angelo Joseph Wong
      Angelo Joseph Wong 5 месяцев назад

      I agree report it to authorities.. Just simple as that.. Its ur fault when u give money..

  • Handcrafted Wood Signs
    Handcrafted Wood Signs 6 месяцев назад

    Hey Mikey, sorry you got scammed! If in case you need any help with the taxi driver, let me know and we can put in a formal complaint with the Department of Transportation. These taxi drivers really take advantage of foreigners. I hope you didn't pay the Php 2,300!

  • Jhulie Simon Acas
    Jhulie Simon Acas 6 месяцев назад

    I am sooooo sorry you had to experience that on your first day in Philippines, but I hope you keep in mind not to judge a whole country just because of few people. scammers, pickpocket(ers?), thieves and any of that stuff are all over the world, and it gets bad to poor countries like the Philippines.
    I am really sorry you had to experience that, and thank you for spreading awareness.

  • Dark Half
    Dark Half 6 месяцев назад

    Welcome to the philippinesssss!!!!

  • Jessica Neon
    Jessica Neon 6 месяцев назад

    Isn't that normal? Getting scammed by a taxi drivers around the world? I mean there's taxi scammers in every country! USA, Canada, London, Philippines, China, Vietnam, Italy, France, Spain, Japan, India, Dubai, Korea, South Africa, etc... basically just be carful when you use a taxi! Every taxi drivers where ever you are will scam you if you're not a local in their country/city! This is why I HATE taking a taxi if I ever go to a new place! I would rather just use the simple buses and trains....

  • Lil H
    Lil H 6 месяцев назад

    i dont get why u guys didnt just ask the driver to stop???

  • Francis Casintahan
    Francis Casintahan 6 месяцев назад

    You must try ningnangan in pampanga

  • Ezekiel De La Croix
    Ezekiel De La Croix 6 месяцев назад

    The look of fear on Jasmine's face... Goddamn.

  • Mhike-L Lit
    Mhike-L Lit 6 месяцев назад

    I guess Philippine visit isn’t complete without being taxi scammed lol. It’s becoming often it seems so good thing you reported it so it can help lessen scumbags. They make it more difficult to earn for those honestly earning taxi money.

  • Sheeya Ramones
    Sheeya Ramones 6 месяцев назад

    Very sorry for what they do...

  • David Michael
    David Michael 6 месяцев назад

    I'm from the Philippines and i don't know we have such an elegant buffet. maybe because this isn't advertise in the TV, and for most pinoys it's expensive but for $60 it's reasonable because of its quality, different kinds of foods and good service. Thanks Mike Chen for this and even though you encounter some bumpy ride issue (taranatadong driver) We are hoping under the the rule of our President DU30, that some of our fellow undisciplined countrymen will change so we can give you and other people who will visit our country a better and safe service. As a fellow Filipino who are feeling embarrassed for what my kababayan (driver) done to you (and for others in the same issue) i ask for forgiveness, "pasensya na po" i'm hoping that this will change and will not happened again in the future. Thanks you for visiting our country and i hope you visit our country again soon.

  • Mary Kate Arogar Vlogs
    Mary Kate Arogar Vlogs 6 месяцев назад

    Im sorry you got scammed in our country. I hope u gonna come back again and visit pampanga.

  • Hein S
    Hein S 6 месяцев назад

    Just UBER or GRAB next time.

  • G YamBal
    G YamBal 6 месяцев назад

    I got scammed too once when I took a taxi that overcharged me to take me to my hotel from the airport. I found that out when I asked another taxi how much it would cost me for the exact same trip. That’s just once, the others were all honest.

  • G YamBal
    G YamBal 6 месяцев назад

    Street food on a very hot day is one of the things I try to stay away from. The food could go bad fast.

  • Jose Cabansal
    Jose Cabansal 6 месяцев назад

    it's so ashamed😔😔

  • Rose Jovin
    Rose Jovin 6 месяцев назад

    Great video and all taxi cabs suck.

  • Jackson Carlo Ollero
    Jackson Carlo Ollero 6 месяцев назад

    This is why I hate Manila.

  • Gr8 Teagazr
    Gr8 Teagazr 6 месяцев назад

    Aw, I was sorry to see that happen to you, Mike. However, that wasn't rain; the Philippines itself cried to see you go. 8- )

  • big slimey
    big slimey 6 месяцев назад


  • Joseph Viray
    Joseph Viray 7 месяцев назад

    Thanks to mickey chen the taxi scammer git aressted.

  • Bamboo Organ
    Bamboo Organ 7 месяцев назад


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      Bamboo Organ 7 месяцев назад


  • Keith
    Keith 7 месяцев назад

    You seem "out of sorts", that is not like you. Whatever the problem, I hope you work it out.

  • James gaming
    James gaming 7 месяцев назад +1

    I'm a philipino but some taxi drivers always scam other people

  • Marilu Sindol
    Marilu Sindol 7 месяцев назад

    You should've ordered grab or über taxi.

  • Lalcha Haokip
    Lalcha Haokip 7 месяцев назад

    your friend is cute hehe or is she your ?... xD

  • rbrtgnzls
    rbrtgnzls 7 месяцев назад +1

    Mikey , on behalf of all Filipinos in Manila. We are very sorry and i hope this didn’t affect your experience in Manila. You are not the first victim, Haley Dasovich got scammed by a taxi driver as well.

  • Arnver
    Arnver 7 месяцев назад

    Aw i saw it on tv. i remember

  • Arnver
    Arnver 7 месяцев назад

    many scammer in manila