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About Philippines Travel


The Philippines is a place that manages to remain off of the average budget backpacker’s Southeast Asian itinerary, which is a surprise because it is a great place to travel.

Cheap internal flights link many of the 7000+ islands and good local transport can get you around the islands once you’ve reached them.

This is a country that’s absolutely blessed with natural beauty. It’s also a country that has its own distinct character.

Although heavily influenced by American and Spanish culture through a history of foreign occupation, The Philippines still sets itself apart from the States, Spain and from the rest of Asia. Backpacking the Philippines is a blast and there is a good backpacker vibe on many of these stunning islands.

On this page you'll find all of the information on our blog about Philippines travel including the best places to visit, things to do, when to go and much more.

Things To Do In The Philippines


In the Philippines you can live out your Robinson Crusoe fantasies on a deserted island, or you can join the crowds at the breathtaking Boracay beach. You can enjoy some of the best diving and snorkelling in the world, or you can get lost in caves and jungle trails.

Below we've listed all of our posts about things to do in different places in the Philippines. Check them out to help you plan your Philippines travel itinerary.

Top 10 Things To Do in The Philippines

The Philippines is a awe-inspiring archipelago consisting of over 7000 islands. Obviously, you won’t be able to see and do everything there in just one visit, but here’s a list of our Top 10 Things To Do In The Philippines: 1. Go Scuba-Diving The ...

Places To Visit in The Philippines


The Philippines has 7,641 islands and it's a place where you could spend a lifetime and still have much to explore. The top places to visit include the touristy island of Boracay which has some of the Philippines' most beautiful beaches, the funky island of Palawan and the more laid back, off-track treasure of Siquior. 

Top 8 Best Places to Visit in Manila: A Guide for Travellers

If you are travelling to the Philippines, it’s likely that your first port of call will be Manila. While it’s largely a city overshadowed by the far more popular destinations within the same Philippines archipelago, the attractions and places to visit in Manila are plentiful. Metro ...

Philippines Travel Information


The Philippines is a pretty easy to travel and even though fewer backpackers make their way here because of need for flights, it's actually a great value once you get here.

A decent domestic flight network and ferry system means that you can travel the Philippines quite easily. When you get to a new island I recommend hiring a motorbike to get yourself around. You can usually rent them for around $5 / day and they're a great way to see most of the islands in the Philippines.

Below you'll find some posts that will help you plan an epic trip to The Philippines. There's a lot to know about this country, so take your time in the planning process and get ready for an amazing trip.