Philippines

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 7000 islands, countless experiences

We might be a little biased, but the Philippines is the greatest. With more than 7000 islands and 81 provinces, this is a country with so much to offer. Whether you like uninhabited islands, ancient rice terraces or sprawling metropolises, you’re bound to find it in the Philippines. Plus, with the warmest locals you’ll ever meet and a vast understanding of English, the Philippines is as backpacker-friendly as it gets.

BEST TIME TO VISIT

Dry Season: November to April

CURRENCY

$1 USD = 52 Philippine Pesos (PHP)

Philippines Travel Blogs

28 BEST CEBU TOURIST SPOTS

28 BEST CEBU TOURIST SPOTS

Cebu - Queen City of the South, land of waterfalls, home of Gatorade blue water. This stunning island has become a must-visit destination for tourists coming to the Philippines, thanks to its ease of access and incredible sights. We've been fortunate enough to be...

9 BEST CAMOTES ISLAND TOURIST SPOTS

9 BEST CAMOTES ISLAND TOURIST SPOTS

Camotes Island is a picturesque – and in our opinion, wholly underrated – island off the east coast of Cebu. Whilst a popular weekend destination for Cebu City residents, Camotes Island has stayed off the radar of foreign and even most domestic tourists. We personally...

10000 Roses Cebu – Ultimate Guide

10000 Roses Cebu – Ultimate Guide

If you know anything about Cebu’s vibrant dining scene, you’ve probably heard about 10000 Roses Café & More. As the name suggests, it’s so much more than a café. 10000 Roses Cebu has an art installation of – you guessed it – 10000 roses that illuminate at...

5 BEST CAMOTES ISLAND CAVES – Travel Guide

5 BEST CAMOTES ISLAND CAVES – Travel Guide

Camotes Island is a tropical paradise off the coast of mainland Cebu in the Visayas region of the Philippines. If you're looking to explore beyond the beaches, we've put together this guide to 5 awesome Camotes Island caves that you absolutely can't miss while you're...

MANTIGUE ISLAND CAMIGUIN: Ultimate Guide

MANTIGUE ISLAND CAMIGUIN: Ultimate Guide

Mantigue Island is one of the most incredible tourist spots in Camiguin Island, and having visited it countless times over the years, it is by far our favourite. Unlike the betterknown White Island, Mantigue Island is a small uninhabited island just off the coast of...

SANTIAGO WHITE BEACH: Camotes Island

SANTIAGO WHITE BEACH: Camotes Island

Camotes Island has no short supply of beaches, but Santiago White Beach is by far the most famous on the island. Also known as Santiago Bay Beach, this stunning cove is a popular destination for both locals and tourists alike. If Santiago White Beach is on your...

23 BEST WATERFALLS IN CEBU

23 BEST WATERFALLS IN CEBU

Cebu is one of our favourite islands in the Philippines, seemingly made for adventure travellers. If you're a fan of waterfalls like we are, then you're in luck. There are literally hundreds of waterfalls in Cebu, and whilst we're yet to visit them all - we doubt we...

12 BEST TOURIST SPOTS IN BANTAYAN ISLAND

12 BEST TOURIST SPOTS IN BANTAYAN ISLAND

Bantayan Island is one of the most popular destinations in Cebu, and for good reason. This tiny tropical paradise is made up of stunning beaches, uninhabited islands and epic experiences that will leave a lasting impression long after your vacation has ended. We've...

6 BEST BANTAYAN ISLAND BEACHES

6 BEST BANTAYAN ISLAND BEACHES

Bantayan Island is home to some of the best beaches in Cebu - its coastline dotted with pockets of white sandy coves, azure blue water and rows of swaying palms. We've wrapped up the 6 best Bantayan Island beaches to add to your itinerary whilst you're in...