My Search of Mom and Pop Hostels in Palawan
It is like the whole world forgot me, the backpacker and skipped right to three star hotels. I have been trying to find this place called the "Backpackers Inn"
I finally go to it however I have been avoiding going directly to it, hoping it would come up higher on my normal searches. Nothing about a normal search technique could help me find a cheap hotel on google.com. I had to go to the special techniques.
I typed in this... :
Palawan + backpacker + "Puerto Princesa" + Hotel
Found these about with talk about the "Backpacker."
My guidebook on the Philippines is five years old and I have found no backpackers in the Friendly's Guesthouse except for Elliot with a Guidebook, I am not sure what they are up to.
However I could maybe have found it good if I went for a HOTEL I already knew exist. I already know this place exist so the search is not fair. Easy to find a hotel you know about, difficult to find the best one you do not know exist.
I use this link all the time to learn how to search better in google.com.http://www.googleguide.com/advanced_operators_reference.html
The internet is getting to crowded and the webmaster have taken the top searches right out of the mix. The Mom and Pop places do not have a chance, giving a false image that they do not exist. They still exist in guidebooks, however the internet is hiding them.
I did some direct searches, this place seems to be hard to find, another great reason to buy a guidebook. The internet is still missing the boat on Travel Information.