|About the Book|
The Philippines is one of the most underrated destinations in Southeast Asia. For those looking for an off-the-beaten track adventure with diverse terrains to explore and exotic beaches, this is a good thing. It’s an affordable destination and it’s virtually impossible to run out of things to do. From budget to luxury, the Philippines has something for every traveler.The Philippines is comprised of 7,107 islands all of which are divided into three geographical regions namely: Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. In each of these regions are mountains, volcanoes, beaches, islands, and several UNESCO World Heritage Sites Manila, the capital city, is an internationally renowned center of business that continues to grow. It has numerous skyscrapers although it’s also rich in history and offers much to explore in terms of history and culture. It is the largest Catholic country in Asia, and is home to several stunning churches designed with marvelous architecture and have many stories to tell about the Filipino people.Here you will find several hundred ethnic groups that live in various areas of the country, some hidden deep in the mountains and islands. The foreign influences of Philippine history are still felt, especially in the larger cities such as Manila and Cebu.Apart from the numerous destinations to explore in the country, there is another thing that stands out: the hospitality of the Filipino people. They are kind, friendly, and will be happy to offer you advice wherever you go. Filipinos are known to be among the happiest in the world, smiling and laughing and finding a reason to sing and dance whenever possible.In this e-book, I’ll be providing you with a comprehensive guide to this beautiful country. I’ll provide information on the top tourist destinations: Manila, Baguio, Boracay, Cebu and Palawan.