Don't skip the Philippines!
This country has some of the best beaches in Asia and a lot of cultural encounters to offer.
One of the best things I love about traveling in the Philippines is how easy it is to have interactions with locals. Getting around isn’t much of a problem since most Filipinos can understand English and are generally friendly.
Breaking down the language barrier makes travel more fun in the Philippines.
Secret Lagoon BeachSecret Lagoon Beach in Miniloc Island, El Nido, Palawan, Philippines
Sunrise at Bohol Chocolate HillsChocolate Hills sunrise view in Carmen, Bohol, Philippines
Banaue Rice Terraces ViewpointBanaue Rice Terraces Viewpoint, in Banaue, Ifugao, Philippines
Boracay White BeachWhite Beach in Boracay Island, Malay, Aklan, Philippines
Fort Santiagao, IntramurosFort Santiagao gate in Intramuros, Manila City, Metro Manila, Philippines
Caramoan IslandsCaramoan Islands view from Matukad Island, Camarines Sur, Philippines
Batad Rice TerracesBatad Rice Terraces in Banaue, Ifugao, Philippines
Bohol TarsierTarsier in Philippine Tarsier and Wildlife Sanctuary, Corella, Bohol, Philippines
Dumaluan BeachDumaluan Beach in Bolod, Panglao Island, Philippines
Calle Crisologo in ViganCalle Crisologo in Vigan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines
Cloud 9 Surfing, SiargaoCloud 9 Surfing View Deck in General Luna, Siargao Island, Surigao del Norte, Philippines
Calaguas' Mahabang Buhang BeachCalaguas Island in Vinzons, Camarines Norte, Philippines
Antonia BeachAntonia Beach in Gigantes, Carles, Iloilo, Philippines
Lake Sebu Lotus FieldsLotus Fields, Lake Sebu, South Cotabato, Philippines
Sea view from Matinloc IslandMatinloc Island in El Nido, Palawan, Philippines
Cloud 9 Rocky CoastCloud 9 in General Luna, Siargao Island, Surigao del Norte, Philippines
Enchanted RiverEnchanted River in Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur, Philippines
Tangke LagoonTangke Lagoon in Gigantes Sur Island, Carles, Iloilo, Philippines
Limunsudan Falls overlooking viewOverlooking Limunsudan Falls from the forest viewpoint in Brgy. Limunsudan, Iligan City, Lanao del Norte, Philippines
Tinago FallsTinago Falls in Iligan City, Philippines
Maria Cristina FallsMaria Cristina Falls in Iligan City, Lanao del Norte, Philippines
Sumaguing CaveSumaguing Cave, in Sagada, Mountain Province, Philippines
Rizal Monument & ParkRizal Monument & Park in Manila City, Metro Manila, Philippines
Iloilo City's Calle RealCalle Real in Iloilo City, Philippines
Basilica del Santo NiñoBasilica del Santo Niño in Cebu City, Philippines
Magellan's CrossBasilica del Santo Niño in Cebu City, Philippines
Metro Manila SkylineMetro Manila Skyline, facing Makati Ortigas & Fort Bonifacio Global City, in the Philippines
Makati Skyline at DuskDusk view of Makati's skyline, from Top of the Citi by Chef jessie (rooftop bar), in Makati City, Metro Manila, Philippines
La Mesa WatershedLa Mesa Watershed in Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines
Mayon VolcanoMayon Volcano view from Daraga in Albay, Philippines
Puerto Princesa Underground RiverPuerto Princesa Underground River in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan, Philippines
Honda Bay IslandsHonda Bay Islands in Puerto Princesa, Palawan, Philippines
Word War II Barracks Ruins in CorregidorWord War II Barracks Ruins in Corregidor, Cavite, Philippines
Taal VolcanoTaal Volcano view from Tagaytay Twin Lakes in Batangas-Cavite, Philippines
Kapurpurawan White RockKapurpurawan White Rock in Burgos, Ilocos Norte, Philippines
Bangui WindmillsBangui Windmills in Bangui, Ilocos Norte, Philippines
Paoay ChurchPaoay Church in Paoay, Ilocos Norte, Philippines
Saud Beach in PagudpudSaud Beach in Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte, Luzon, Philippines
Monfort Bat ColonyMonfort Bat Colony, Samal, Davao Oriental
Zamboanga City HallZamboanga City Hall in Zamboanga City, Philippines
Eden Nature ParkEden Nature Park in Davao City, Philippines
Hikong Bente FallsHikong Bente Falls in Lake Sebu, South Cotabato, Philippines
Asik-asik FallsAsik-asik Falls in Alamada, North Cotabato, Philippines
General Santos Tuna MarketTuna Market at General Santos Fishing Port, General Santos City, South Cotabato, Philippines
Gumasa BeachGumasa Beach in Sarangani, Philippines
Tinuy-an FallsTinuy-an Falls in Bislig City, Surigao del Sur, Philippines
Siargao SurfingSurfing in Cloud 9, General Luna, Siargao Island, Surigao del Norte, Philippines
Sohoton LagoonsSohoton Lagoons in Bucas Grande Island, Surigao del Norte, Philippines
The RuinsThe Ruins in Talisay City, Negros Occidental, Philippines
Kalibo Ati-atihan FestivalAti-atihan Festival warriors in Kalibo, Aklan, Philippines
Alubihod Beach and CoveAlubihod Beach and Cove, in Nueva Valencia, Guimaras, Philippines
Miagao ChurchMiagao Church in Iloilo, Philippines
Iloilo Dinagyang FestivalIloilo Dinagyang Festival in Iloilo City, Philippines
Calle RealCalle Real in Iloilo City, Philippines
Siliman UniversitySiliman University in Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental, Philippines
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How to go to The Philippines?
Manila is the main flight hub in the Philippines.
Manila-NAIA International Airport serves direct flights from major cities in Southeast Asia, East Asia, Middle East, Australia & North America West Coast as well as limited connections from Europe.
An excellent alternative is to fly directly from Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan or Malaysia to international airports in Cebu, Clark, Iloilo, Kalibo & Davao.
How to find cheap flights to Philippines?
The easy way is to search on airfare comparison sites that can show you the lowest fares on many airlines in one go.
Start your search on Momondo, Wego or Dohop.
How to book Philippines promo fares?
Check Philippines promo alerts several weeks or months ahead of your trip if you are planning your trip early. The cheapest promos are sold up to a year in advance of the travel/flight departure date & are often only available if you book directly with the airline.
Where should I book a hotel/hostel?
Go to Agoda & Booking.com & to check room rates & discounts. Book as soon as you have finalized your travel dates because hotel/hostel prices rarely go down the closer you are on your trip. Make sure to filter your search based on your budget and sort the results by guest review rating.
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