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

CAMBAIS FALLS IN ALEGRIA, CEBU: Ultimate Travel Guide

CAMBAIS FALLS IN ALEGRIA, CEBU: Ultimate Travel Guide

Cambais Falls is a tropical oasis deep in the jungle of Alegria, South Cebu. This multi-level waterfall is a natural playground, seemingly made for people who enjoy jumping off waterfalls as much as they like looking at them. We spent several hours at Cambais Falls...

AGUINID FALLS IN SAMBOAN CEBU

AGUINID FALLS IN SAMBOAN CEBU

Aguinid Falls is one of the most epic waterfalls in Cebu, with eight incredible levels of turquoise blue water and rock formations to explore. It might not be the most popular waterfall in South Cebu, that award goes to Kawasan Falls, but it's definitely up there and...

9 BEST BEACHES IN EL NIDO: Ultimate Guide

9 BEST BEACHES IN EL NIDO: Ultimate Guide

El Nido is without a doubt one of our favourite places on the planet, so much so that we've been back 3 times since 2016, but can you really blame us? There's nothing we love more than soft sand, rows of coconut trees and turquoise water, and there's definitely no...

7 BEST BEACHES IN DUMAGUETE: Ultimate Travel Guide

7 BEST BEACHES IN DUMAGUETE: Ultimate Travel Guide

So, you've found yourself in Dumaguete and you're wondering where all the best beaches in Dumaguete are. We were just like you and the one thing we'd wished for was a guide to tell us what was worth visiting and what was not. Despite being a coastal city, you...

APO ISLAND, DUMAGUETE: Ultimate Travel Guide

APO ISLAND, DUMAGUETE: Ultimate Travel Guide

Apo Island in Dauin, Negros Oriental is seriously magical. This tiny island offers some of the best diving in the Philippines and is a sanctuary for hundreds of sea turtles drawing in visitors from all over the world. Above sea...

26 BEST DUMAGUETE TOURIST SPOTS: Dumaguete Philippines Guide

26 BEST DUMAGUETE TOURIST SPOTS: Dumaguete Philippines Guide

Dumaguete isn't just another city for us, it holds a very special place in our hearts. What should've been a 2 day stop on a month-long road trip around Negros Island turned into 10 months, the longest we've stayed anywhere. The pandemic kept us in Dumaguete, but we...

WHERE TO EAT IN DUMAGUETE: 8 Best Restaurants in Dumaguete

WHERE TO EAT IN DUMAGUETE: 8 Best Restaurants in Dumaguete

When it comes to knowing where to eat in Dumaguete, we like to think we know a thing or two. We were only supposed to be in Dumaguete for a few days, but then the pandemic happened so we ended up staying for 10 months. During that time we visited just about every...

LIO BEACH EL NIDO: Ultimate Travel Guide

LIO BEACH EL NIDO: Ultimate Travel Guide

Lio Beach is one of our favourite beaches in El Nido! It's a stunning expanse of golden sand, coconut trees and some of the best restaurants and resorts in El Nido. We've been to Lio Beach countless times, both to stay and to hang out just for the day, and it's a...

MANTAYUPAN FALLS IN BARILI: Tallest Waterfall in Cebu

MANTAYUPAN FALLS IN BARILI: Tallest Waterfall in Cebu

Mantayupan Falls is a beast of a waterfall in Barili, South Cebu, and takes the title as the tallest waterfall on Cebu island. At 98 metres tall, she's a sight to behold as she plummets down the cliff face into the large basin below. Miraculously easy to get to,...