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Guide to the Philippines is your ultimate source of Philippine travel information. We offer authentic and in-depth travel guides to help you plan and make the most of your trip. Read through our articles and get a local expert's perspective on various Philippine destinations and experiences.

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Experience the ultimate island life in Palawan, the Last Frontier of the Philippines. Learn about its top destinations. how to get around, and the best things to see and do there in this article. ...
Discover the treasures of the Philippines for yourself! Find out the best time to visit and the best tourist spots. Learn how to get around from the airport. Discover the best places to eat. Take in...
Explore Cebu and its many tourist attractions from islands and beaches, diving spots, historical landmarks, to local delicacies. Here are some essential travel tips to take note of if you're trave...
Visit the bustling metropolitan center of the Philippines, Manila! Learn how to get around,  top tourist spots that you should visit, best places to stay in, and where to eat in this guide.  Manila...
Explore the natural wonders of Bohol, home to the natural wonder called the Chocolate Hills. Find out the best time to go, how to go, where to stay, and what are other tourist spots and activities y...
Get your sun-kissed adventure in the islands and beaches of El Nido, Palawan. Find out when is the best time to go here, what are the must-visit tourist spots and things to do, which resorts and hot...
Plan your trip to Siargao and find out for yourself why travelers are falling in love with this surfing spot in the Philippines. Learn about the best time to go, top things to do aside from surfing...
Explore the Northern provinces of Luzon in the Philippines. Find out which destinations should be in your travel bucket list. Learn about the must-see tourist spots and top activities that you shoul...
Escape the Manila heat and travel to chilly Baguio. Find out the best time to go, how to go there and get around, must-see tourist spots, which restaurants to try, and more. Baguio is a mountain...
Explore the heritage attractions, unique cuisine, and islands of Iloilo. Read this guide to know about the best time to go, where to stay, what to eat, places to visit, and how to plan your itinerar...
Experience Davao's melting pot of culture. Learn about the top tourist spots that you should visit, where the best resorts and hotels are, and which finest delicacies to try. Make the most out of yo...
Travel to the small island of Camiguin and find out why it's one of the top destinations in Mindanao and in the Philippines. Read on to find out what you need to know when traveling to the Island Bo...
Discover the beautiful island of Coron, Palawan. Find out the best time to go, how to go, top tourist spots, where to stay, and how to plan an itinerary with this travel guide.  There’s more to Pal...
Discover the natural wonders in Palawan's capital, Puerto Princesa, home of the famed Underground River. Find out the top attractions and things to do, learn the best time to go and how to get there...
Discover the bustling city of Makati. Find out why you should add this destination to your travel list in the Philippines. Learn about the tourist spots and activities it offers. Read on to for ever...
Escape to the northernmost part of the Philippines with postcard-perfect views – Batanes. Read on to learn everything you need to know about the Home of the Winds.  Batanes in the Philippines has a...
Explore the laidback white beaches and underwater treasures of Puerto Galera. Find out the best time to visit, how do you go here from Manila, the best resorts to stay in, and where to eat in this gui...
Discover the beautiful province of Dumaguete, The City of Gentle People. Learn what makes it unique, and why should you add it to your Philippines travel bucket list. Find out about the best time to...
Escape to one of the best islands in the world, Boracay in the Philippines! Find out the best time to go, how to get there, the top things to do and see, where to eat, best hotels and resorts to sta...
Discover Vigan City in Ilocos Sur, a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the New7Wonders Cities. Find out the best time to go, top tourist spots and activities you shouldn’t miss, must-try food, b...
  See the majestic rice terraces of Banaue in the Philippines. What else is there to see and do in this rustic province in the Cordillera region? Learn everything there is to know in this guide.  Th...
Unwind and relax in Virac, Catanduanes, the Land of the Howling Winds. Find out the best time to go, how to get there, the must-see tourist spots and must-do activities, best foods to try, where to...
Explore Cebu's Malapascua Island, known for being a diving destination where you can swim with thresher sharks. Find out about the best time to visit, how to go, where to stay, other top attractions...
Visit the province of Bataan and discover historical and natural attractions here. Learn about the best time to visit, how to go, top tourist spots, local foods to eat, and experiences to try. Bata...
Travel to Tagaytay City and find out why it’s a well-loved weekend destination by locals. Learn about the best time to go, how to get there, best restaurants to dine in, best hotels, and top things...
Travel to Bacolod City in Negros to find out why this so-called The City of Smiles is a top destination in the Philippines. Learn everything you need to know about it in this ultimate travel guide. ...
Discover an underrated island destination in Cebu, the Philippines when you visit the charming but breathtaking Bantayan Island. Find out the best time to go, best ways to go here, top attractions a...
Explore and unwind in Mactan Island, the gateway to Cebu destinations. Learn about the top tourist spots to visit, where to stay, what to eat, and how to plan your itinerary with this guide.  Macta...
Escape to Moalboal in Cebu, home of the famous sardine run diving experience. Imagine cerulean waters, rich marine life, and a lot of waterfall action. We’ve covered everything you need to know abou...
Explore Oslob in Cebu beyond the famous whale watching tours! Find out the best time to visit, top things to do, where to stay, and what to eat in this travel guide.  Oslob is located at the southe...
Discover the exciting activities and sumptuous dishes of Laoag City in Ilocos Norte. Read this guide to learn about the best time to go, how to go, where to stay, what to see and do, and other trave...
Discover the beauty of Legazpi City in Albay. Find out the best tourist spots to visit, where to stay, what local cuisine to try, and more. Read this guide to help you plan the ultimate getaway to t...
Travel north of Manila and explore Pampanga, the Culinary Capital of the Philippines. Find out the best time to visit, how to get there, where to stay, top things to see and activities to do, where...
Explore the laidback town of Sagada in the Mountain Province known for its hanging coffins. Find out the best time to go, how to get there, the top attractions to visit and activities to try, what t...
Discover the beauty of San Vicente, an underrated Palawan destination that is home to the longest beach in the Philippines.  Read on to learn everything you need to know about planning a trip here....
Explore the natural attractions and exciting activities in Zambales. Find the best time to, how to get there, top things to do and places to visit, where to stay,  and how to plan your itinerary in th...
​Explore the hustle and bustle of Quezon City, an urban center in Metro Manila. Find out the easiest way to get into the city, what attractions and activities to explore, where to stay, and where to...
“You’ll never know if you don’t go” Thinking of traveling solo and exploring new places on your own? Don’t let fear keep you from seeing the world out there. It can be nerve-wracking from decidin...
Palawan, the Philippines' westernmost province, is a picture-perfect island like no other. It will transport you to a beautiful tropical paradise that is home to marvelous beaches and abundant biodi...
Discover the ultimate getaway to a paradise-like destination in the Philippines. You can lounge in idyllic beaches and islands, experience fun outdoor activities with stunning sights, taste flavorfu...
Explore the Philippine mountains' stunning panoramic views. Read on and learn about everything you need to know about hiking in this country. Welcome to the Philippines, one of the archipelagic nat...
Lounging on some of the Philippines’ best beaches, diving with thresher sharks and millions of sardines, jumping into turquoise waterfalls, and feasting on the “the best pig” ever according to Anthon...
Exploring the Philippines for the first time? Fly to Cebu instead of Manila! Read on to find out why it's the best starting point for first-time visitors to the Philippines.  The Philippines, with i...
The busy city center of Manila is usually the entry point of travelers going to the Philippines. But unknown to many is that Manila isn’t the only gateway to this tropical country known for pristine i...
Learn about the rich history of the Philippines with a tour of the Walled City of Intramuros in Manila! Find out which buildings, churches, plazas, and museums offer the best history lessons about t...
If you are looking for the next family holiday getaway, the Philippines has a lot of destinations for you to choose from. Whether someone in your family is a history enthusiast, an adventure seeker...
White Beach is a postcard-perfect destination in Boracay Island of the Philippines, known for its long stretch of powdery white sand beach, turquoise blue water, with towering palm trees in the back...
Explore Zamboanga City, known as the “City of Flowers”, and one of the most important and busiest port cities in the Philippines. Bursting with a diverse culture and rich history, Zamboanga City pos...
Explore the scenic province of Pangasinan, home of the famous Hundred Islands, and get a taste of its local culture and cuisine. Find out how to get there, where to go, which restaurants to try, and...
Travel to Mindanao’s adventure paradise, Cagayan de Oro, the whitewater rafting capital of the Philippines. Find out the best time to go, how to get there, where to stay, top things to do, and place...
Last updated: Oct 19, 2020 The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has heavily affected the tourism industry. With travel restrictions put in place to control the further spread of the vir...
It would be tremendously difficult to talk about Filipino food and not talk about adobo. In every corner of the country (plus in every city around the world a Filipino resides in), adobo, in one for...
Explore the cultural-rich and bucket-list-worthy destination, the province of Tawi-Tawi. The southernmost island province in the Philippines. Find out how to get there, where to go, what to eat, where...
The island province of Bohol in the Philippines may be smaller than its Visayan neighbors Cebu and Negros, but it doesn't fall short of stunning sights and activities, such as its famous Chocolate Hil...
Lechon - just mentioning its name brings an unparalleled cheer among Filipino guests, and its presence almost always guarantees a festive atmosphere. If you drop in on big gatherings in the Philipp...
Sausages are one of those dishes that seem to appear in every cuisine. All around the world, people have found that the best way to utilize the more affordable cuts of meat is to grind them, add spice...
Does the prospect of eating 7 meals a day sound appealing to you, or does it sound absolutely crazy? In the Philippines, locals love to enjoy merienda or snacks at various times of the day, so the con...
If there’s any nation in the world with the sweetest of sweet-tooths, they would have to be Filipinos. In the Philippines, sweet treats are enjoyed throughout the day, both as desserts and as snacks...
Of all the volcanoes in the Philippines, Mayon Volcano or Mount Mayon is the most iconic because of its perfect cone shape. With the majestic view it offers, doing Mayon Volcano tours have become th...
Samal Island or the Island Garden City of Samal in Davao del Norte, Mindanao is known as the largest resort city in the Philippines since it's home to more than 30 resorts with over 1,000 rooms. Be...
Traveling has been made accessible and easier for everyone thanks to technology. Thanks to mobile apps that you can easily download, there's no need to bring around paper maps and travel brochures d...
A morning brew to wake up the senses and jumpstart the day, a cold cup on a lazy afternoon by the beach, or a hot perk while gazing at stunning landscapes up in the highlands. Coffee has become an i...
The Philippines is mainly a coffee-drinking country known for its quality coffee beans, but the tea industry has started to bloom as well. Read this guide to learn about the different tea flavors, t...
Photo by Dalareich Chocolate House The Philippines' love affair with chocolates is one that developed, progressed, and grew stronger through the years. Read this article to know where the best cacao...
With a country that has over 7,000 islands, the Philippines is a destination where you'll have thousands of options on places to explore and things to do. It's home to some of the best islands and ...
When traveling to the Philippines, you will most likely arrive at Ninoy Aquino International Airport. Also widely known as NAIA (pronounced na-ee-ya), this airport caters to the country's capital re...
Whether you're traveling to Manila or Metro Manila in the Philippines for business, leisure, or just want to go on a staycation, you have plenty of options when finding a hotel to book. Looking for...
Enjoy the best of what Batangas province can offer from its white sandy beaches and islands to scenic mountain hiking trails to diving destinations, heritage towns, and rich local cuisine. Plan your...