The Decameron and Ibong Adarna are both legendary that have been passed from one generation to another however, like any other they have similarities and differences. The two stories are similar in a way that there is suffering that happens. In Decameron, it is the entire city that suffered death that people decided to leave or travel to save themselves of the misery. A journey was present while in Ibong Adarna, a king is very ill sending his sons to a long journey too to find the cure. However, in Decameron there are a lot of stories as delivered by the people during the trip making it different of Ibong Adarna which only focuses on one story or subject.