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Renowned Hand-Holding Russian Couple Tries The Iconic Jeepney Around Manila

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Choose Philippines | Sep 19, 2017

Surely, you’ve seen this iconic pose:


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A post shared by Murad and Nataly Osmann (@followmeto) on

It’s been copied by many social media influencers and wannabe bloggers the world over, but was actually popularized by a Russian couple, Murad and Nataly Osmann. The husband and wife tandem has been going all over the world in recent years showcasing beautiful locales, its wonderful people, and of course, their iconic pose. Recently, the coupled uploaded a video of their adventures here in the Philippines.

The video starts with Nataly picking out an outfit for their upcoming “pictorial,” choosing something that gives off a uniquely Filipino vibe. The rest of video shows off a hint of their adventures in the country, and the end hints at the couple climbing hills, riding jeepneys, and experiencing that iconic Filipino hospitality.

Being Russian nationals, the couple speaks mostly in their native tongue. However, the episode they recently uploaded is subtitled in English. You can watch it here.

You can also follow their massively popular Instagram account here:


Premiere?? We are launching our first YouTube series about traveling! (??link in bio??) The first season is dedicated to Philippines! ???????????????? We went on a tour around the islands, had 7 different flights, moved around by jeepney, scooters, quad bikes, boats and even catamarans! We climbed hills, dropped by volcanic crater, ran from a typhoon and were looking for the most incredible and interesting places on the islands! And we found them! Watch new episode on Tuesdays and Thursdays?? We will tell you everything! ?????????? ?? ????????? ?????? YouTube-?????? ??? ???????????! (???????? ? ?????????) ?????? ????? ???????? ??????????! ???????????????? ?? ???????? ?? ???? ????????, ??????? 7 ?????????, ????????????? ?? ??????, ???????, ????????????, ?????? ? ???? ???????????! ?? ?????????? ?? ?????, ??????????? ? ?????? ???????, ??????? ?? ??????? ? ?????? ????? ????????? ? ?????????? ????? ?? ????????! ? ?? ?? ?????! ???????? ????? ????? ?? ????????? ? ??????????? ?? ????????? ???! ??????

A post shared by Murad and Nataly Osmann (@followmeto) on

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