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Mabuhay/Kumusta – Welcome and Hello in Filipino – About The Philippines – astonishing goals are unending in this tropical heaven. Find out about The Philippines, City, Country and Island visits with more than 7000+ islands that offers each guest an experience to investigate, have a ton of fun, and appreciate Filipino neighborly friendliness. Appreciate an extraordinary goal for a wide range of Holidays. The capital of The Philippines is Manila, and it is the world’s third biggest English-talking nation which makes it the best place for movement. The Philippines has more than 7000+ islands encompassing the terrain and offers 1000’s of adventure areas and Tours to bolster everybody’s hunger for entertainment only and anything else you desire on your journey in The Philippines

Wonderful shorelines, mountains, wells of lava, caverns, astounding scenes, benevolent individuals, facilities to suit any everyones’ Budget, to Luxury Resorts and Hotels, Overwater Bungalows and Villas, with stunning perspectives, which no different islands can offer. Occasion Packages are Available for You to appreciate and encounter a critical Adventure. Go investigating, attempt some swimming or scuba plunging, trek a spring of gushing lava, do some farmland trekking, investigate the sea floor in a Submarine or simply unwind by the unmistakable waters appreciating awesome administration and scrumptious nourishments. Experiment with the longest Ziplines from island to island over precious stone blue waters all with an essence of heaven.

VISA

Vacationers can visit the Philippines without a visa if remaining in the nation for 21 days or less; if visitors have an international ID that is legitimate for no less than a half year and an arrival ticket or a ticket to another goal outside the Philippines. On the off chance that you wish to remain longer you should get a Visa Extension either before your trek from a Philippine Consulate or Embassy. Or on the other hand, once in the nation, you may get it from the Bureau of Immigrations.

Climate and Seasons

Climate – The Philippines is a tropical island. It has only two seasons: the wet and dry season. Of course, with the thousands of islands to discover, such as Cebu and Palawan, a summery feel is a requirement for the best trip to this gem in the Pacific. The dry season starts in late November and ends in May. The rainy seasons starts in June and lasts till October. September and October are often the typhoon season in the Philippines.

Although foreign visitors think that it is always summer in the Philippines, the Filipinos think and feel summer in April and May—the hottest months in the Philippines. The sky is at its bluest and the water at its clearest during this time of the year. During these months Tours on Cebu are amazing and Island Hoping Tours are spectacular. If you are visiting the Philippines in other months, private city tours and local home-cooked dinners are some great ways to explore the beauty and local lifestyle of this country.

Seasons & temperatures – The hottest season in the Philippines falls in April and May, which is the best time to go to the beach or trek highlands. Locals and foreigners alike head to northern Luzon for its cool temperature. Baguio City, the summer and flower capital in the Philippines, is locked in the mesmerizing Benguet ranges. During summer, its temperature reaches 38°C and drops until 9°C degrees from November to February. For a trip with a cooler temperature, it is best to explore the hidden secrets in northern Luzon or trek major mountains like Mt. Apo, Mt. Kanlaon, and Mt. Pulag to name a few. In major cities like Manila and Cebu,

Some of the Best Beaches in Philippines

1. El Nido, Palawan
2. Boracay, Aklan3. Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro4. Samal Island, Davao City
5. Panglao Island, Bohol
6. Coron Island, Palawan
7. Bantayan Island, Cebu
8. Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte
9. Siargao Island, Surigao Del Norte
10. Mactan Island, Cebu

You are about to start a journey into one of the most diversified countries in Asia, hidden gems for you to discover in this  wonderful destination.  With  so many attractions and tours found only in the Philippines islands with beautiful, white, pink golden and black soft sandy beaches encompassing the entire archipelago coastlines around the Philippines. There is a beach to suit every style of living, where you can have your own tropical paradise and private island if you so desire.  

Once again Boracay Island along with Palawan, have been voted Best Beach and Island in the World 2017 By Tour & Leisure Magazine and Condo Norte. Worth a visit to these islands to feel the softness of the pure white sands beneath your feet, and the warm turquoise waters to refresh in.

Surfing Billabong events at Baler-Aurora and Siargao. If you don’t want to get wet, you can also go on Boracay’s Yellow Submarine or Tour our Mountain ranges, Trek a Volcano, go Caving, Spelunking, dive ( or jump ) of Cliffs and check out many lush and beautiful waterfalls scattered around the country ~ even enjoy a lunch in a Springwater Waterfall  in Villa Escudero. 

Unesco World Heritage Sites

Bohol with their Chocolate Hills and numerous other amazing sites in the country, meaning it is very rich in culture as it is with natural resources and Palawan Underground River Tour.   Beautiful, white, pink and black soft sandy beaches dot the entire archipelago coastlines around the Philippines, so there is a beach to suit every style of Living and once again Boracay Island has been voted Best Beach in the World. 

Also on offer, are world class Scuba Diving sites which are to die for in crystal clear tropical waters with numerous dive sites, in shipwrecks, WWII planes, beautiful reefs, and much more to explore under the sea, even surfing Billabong events at Baler-Aurora and Siargao. If you don’t want to get wet, you can also go on Cebu’s Yellow Submarine or Tour our Mountain ranges, Trek a Volcano, explore with some world famous Caving, spelunking, cliff diving, so much to do in the Philippines. So check out many lush and beautiful waterfalls here and there ~ even enjoy a lunch, sitting in a Springwater Waterfall  at Villa Escudero. 

To know more about UNESCO sites and Tours to visit in the Philippines – click here

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Culture and Arts, Crafts

Culture and Arts – The arts of the Philippines reflect a society with diverse cultural influences and traditions. With Malayan, Chinese and Indian influences.  Most modern aspects of Philippine cultural life evolved under the foreign rule of Spain and, later, the United States. In the 16th century, the Spanish imposed a foreign culture based on Catholicism.  During the first half of the 20th century, American influence made the Philippines one of the most Westernised nations in Southeast Asia. The cultural movements of Europe and the United States profoundly influenced Filipino artists.  

Hand-crafted

By expressing the cultural richness of the archipelago in all its diversity, Filipino artists have helped to shape a sense of national identity. With skill and talent, and backed-up with tools that are specially made for our instruments, Ferangeli Guitar Handcrafter produces world class handcrafted instruments. In addition, many Filipino artists incorporate indigenous folk motifs into modern designs which make great gifts and souvenirs for everyone.

Shopping

The Philippines is immersed in shops and Huge shopping Malls, so you have the desire to find shopping relaxing, your in the right place for the low prices. Like SM Malls, Mega Mall and Mall of Asia ( aka MOA ) biggest in Asia. Even more bargains can be found in the many Markets, a favourite is China Town and Market Market in Taguig,

Festivals

The Philippines is immersed in shops and Huge shopping Malls, so you have the desire to find shopping relaxing, your in the right place for the low prices. Like SM Malls, Mega Mall and Mall of Asia biggest in Asia. Even more bargains can be found in the many Markets, a favourite is China Town and Market Market in Taguig,

Woven mates, made in the Philippines
Weaving, Mats
Alegre Guitar Factory,CEBU
Guitar Handcrafter
lapu-lapu-guitar
Ferangeli Guitar
FESTIVALS IN THE PHILIPPINES
Festivals

Currency of the Philippines

Philippines Currency – The Philippine Peso is the currency of Philippines. Our currency rankings show that the most popular Philippines Peso exchange rate is  USD1 to PHP50 rate. The currency code for Pesos is PHP, and the currency symbol is ₱. So where ever you depart from you are sure to have plenty of money and a fabulous time spending it, in the beautiful Philippines

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Filipino Notes - Pesos
Filipino Coins
Filipino Coins

Food

The mere mention of where do I find Delicious foods when Travelling seems to get everyone’s ideas thrown around all at once, as we all have a varied taste for foods. But one thing for sure, we all Love a Scrumptious meal when the opportunity arises, So here are some of the best street foods, Restaurants and yummy ticker found in the Philippines with its World of Flavours mixed with amazing cultures. See more here  –   

Garlic Beef Tapa
Garlic Beef Tapa
Salted Caramel Cheesecake
Garlic Beef Tapa
Grilled Norwegian Salmon
Grilled Norwegian Salmon
Chicken Satay
Chicken Satay
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Night Life

PHILIPPINES NIGHT LIFE

SAY GOODBYE TO IDLE LONELY NIGHTS, AND SAY HELLO TO AN ABUNDANCE OF NIGHTLIFE CHOICES IN THE PHILIPPINES SOCIAL SOCIAL SCENES.

Every thing from Lazer light shows, pumping Disco music and dances, exclusive VIP Bars, Roof Top Bars at many Backpacker Hotels, Karaoke Bars plus Underground music Hubs, Rock n Roll and many more variety clubs for music and dance are all found in and around Manila and on every Island in the Philippines.

EXPERIENCE THE FILIPINO NIGHT LIFEFilipinos are social and very friendly and hospital people. Love there karaoke bars and singing, plus dancing is a must. Filipinos love to show foreigners around, so go with the flow and enjoy yourself.  Filipinos are good at speaking the English language, young and love the entertainment nation-wide.

DRINKS & FOODSFilipino beers comes in a variety of tastes with a vast array of other beverages, like flavoured cocktails, craft beers and homegrown coffees’ The local brewery is San Miguel, Aka “ San Mig.  This is the most popular and comes in a variety for everyone’s palate. The cost is cheap too, at $1-$2 commercially. San Mig is particulary well loved by foreigners and and Japanese.

DRESS CODESAs like most people, going out in the Philippines is an excuse to dress up. As you never know you maybe rubbing shoulders with a celebrity during the night or even meet your partner in the Filipines!  Many night clubs, expect and entertain a dress code – like no thongs, slippers, singlets, so dress to impress. On the other side, if it’s just a hangout at the local gastropubs, which is many and found every where in the Philippines, dress codes are very relaxed and have a code=free hangout rule.  Basically, whatever you decide to wear be presentable and stay comfortable.

Our Suggestions are –

MANILA – Music Bars, KTV, Food Parks, Casinos, Dance Clubs, Sports Bars

Buddha Bar Manila · Cocktail & Beer Bar · PICAR Place, Kalayaan Ave Great cocktails · Cosy · Groups – Dine

Handlebar Bar and Grill · Grill · 31 PolarisCash only · Sports Bar games · Cosy

Point Smörgåsbord & G Bar · 510 Padre Faura StLate-night food · All you can eat · Great cocktail

Skippy’s GastroPub (formerly Bar & Grill) Restaurant Unit 1-8 The Forum, Federacion Dr Great cocktails · Casual · Groups

More of the Best Clubs and Lounges in Manila (updated March 2018)

Valkyrie, Bonifacio Global City Address: The Palace, Corner 9th Avenue and 36th Street

Revel, Bonifacio Global City Address: The Palace, Corner 9th Avenue and 36th Street

Cove, Entertainment City Okada Manila Resort, New Seaside Dr, Parañaque (Entertainment City)

Royal, Makati 5345 General Luna St. Makati City

Time, Makati Address: Club Time, 7840, Makati Avenue (across the road from A-Venue), Makati

XX XX, Makati 20a-20b La Fuerza Plaza, 2241 Chino Roches Ave. Makati

Many night clubs, expect and entertain a dress code – such as No thongs, slippers, singlets, so dress to impress. On the other side, if it’s just a hangout at the local gastropubs, which is many and found every where in the Philippines, dress codes are very relaxed and have a code=free hangout rule.  Basically, whatever you decide to wear be presentable and stay comfortable.

If you’re an expat /traveler or holiday maker, looking to discover the Philippines beyond tropical islands, massive shopping malls and the many natural UNESCO wonders found on the Philippines. Venture down to the club or pub – relax and mingle with the locals, Filipinos enjoy social outings and, love the beers more when expats buy them……a fun time for everyone

You will soon find there’s nothing like the Philippines day and nightlife anywhere in the world.

Whatever Tour, Attraction or Activity you decide to venture on – you will have more memories to share –  It’s more Fun in The Philippine
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