The Philippines – An Affordable Paradise Beyond Compare

Travel to the Philippines and explore an island nation that stretches over one thousand miles from North to South through the Western Pacific. The scenic beauty of this both traditional and contemporary culture, as well as the unique combination of the oriental and occidental makes the Philippines a paradise in the southeast.

Experience the Philippines, its 7,107 islands, its natural wonders, colorful history and warm, engaging people. With its 7,107 islands you literally have thousands upon thousands of beaches, some are like the super world class white beach at Boracay while others are like your very own secluded beach. The islands are like pearls of utmost brilliance, irresistible food and incredible experience of the tradition, milieu and its people. From March to May is summer time and is a good time to see the islands with clear skies and calm waters. The islands harbor a great biodiversity of flora and fauna. There are many fine Philippine hotels and resorts, surely there is something to meet every budget and taste.


1. Luzon: The northern most island group, center of government, history and economy and home to the capital.

2. Visayas: The central island group, heart of the country’s antiquity, nature and biodiversity.

3. Mindanao: The southern most island group showcase the Philippines indigenous and rich culture


Manila has everything, and is the heart of the Philippines. Manila the capital city is a vivacious heart of fantastic shopping and the most incredible nightlife than the rest of the neighboring countries. Manila is the best example of a place that has something to offer for everyone. Manila is served by more than 30 airlines which fly to different cities throughout the world. Manila is only part of the wider capital region of Metro Manila, which includes Makati City. Manila should be the shopping capital of Asia.


Of course, a visit to the Philippines would not be complete without a visit to Cebu, the country’s oldest city, known for its mangos and beach resorts. CEBU: The queen city of the south. Alegre Beach Resort is an internationally known 5-star resort perched above Cebu’s most spectacular white sand beach. Once outside of Manila and Cebu, the midrange traveler can expect to pay about 2,100 pesos (about $46) per day for good accommodations, 900 pesos for hotel or resort, 600 pesos (about $20) for three decent meals and another 600 pesos for travel and other expenses. Also check out Bohol, a beautiful Island off the coast of Cebu. Don’t go to Cebu without taking in Bohol and it’s MANY sights! You will be glad you did.


Filipinos are a very friendly and welcoming people. FILIPINO PEOPLE The people of the Philippines, or Filipinos, are descended from a mixture of Austronesians (related to Malays and Polynesians) and of the Southern Han Chinese. Filipinos are known for their hospitality, patience and talent as well as having a rich. Filipinos and Filipinas know how to have a good time, and they want to share it with you. Filipinos are passionate, romantic and are vulnerable to the insanities of love. Almost all Filipinos and Filipinas adore foreigners, expatriates, (expats) who live here or retire here. Discover the brilliance of the pearl of the orient, relish the dramatic scenery, savor the panoramic sights and experience the warmth of the Filipinos.

The Beaches

This lush tropical country is replete with fascinating landscapes, active volcanoes, splendid beaches, coral waters and tropical rain forests. There are also kayaking, hiking and general beach relaxation vacations available. Go and visit the beautiful Pagudpud beach and all the interesting places in this province. Ilocos Norte is a sunny cache of white sand beaches, tropical rainforests, century-old churches, traditional crafts and exotic cuisine. With good quality beaches, the beautiful scenery and a thriving nightlife for those seeking it, Boracay is slowly becoming the place to be during the summer months. Naga City is alive from sun up to sun down with beaches, nature treks, and the nightlife, making it a premiere city of the Philippines. Located in the Philippines, Boracay Island is a welcome experience to those who want to mix fun and relaxation in this ultimate beach hub. Puka Shell Beach: Blissfully Secluded in Boracay is known for being one of the Philippines’ prime vacationing spots; Boracay Island is brimming with life.


It has a culture known for its hospitality, beautiful beaches and warm and friendly people. Generosity is part of the culture in the Philippines. Getting to know the Filipino culture will greatly enhance your living or traveling experience.

When you travel to the Philippines, bring light clothing especially if you’re visiting in summer. If you’re planning to travel to the Philippines soon, read up on how to make your time there truly memorable. Discover the radiance of the pearl of Asia, delight in the dramatic surroundings, take in the exotic places of interest and experience the warmth of the Filipinos.

Traveling to the Philippines is not just a vacation, it’s an adventure you will never forget!

Source by Duane Beadle

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