Welcome to Philippines
If you have travelled to Southeast Asia, explored beautiful beaches, immersed into captivating
culture and enjoyed the delightful people of the region, well, you’ve seen nothing yet.
The Philippines is completely unique from its Southeast Asian neighbours. With more than 7,100
islands, this archipelago offers an exquisite mix of Spanish, Chinese and American culture. The
Philippines has been colonised by Spain for more than 300 years making it the only Asian country to
have Spanish influence evidenced by its UNESCO Heritage Baroque Churches, colourful street
festivals, Filipino cuisine and warmth of the Filipino people.
Yes, the Philippines is absolutely safe, with hundreds of travellers coming into the country every day.
Excited yet? Well, there’s more… If you were not aware, the U.S. television reality series: Survivor
has been held in the Philippines twice, Survivor: Philippines (2012) and Survivor: Caramoan (2013).
The show highlighted the islands’ picturesque and pristine beaches like nothing else in the world.
Boracay islands, with its powder white sand, has been voted as one of the Top 10 most beautiful
islands in the world by Lonely Planet and Puerto Princesa Underground River in Palawan islands was
provisionally chosen as one of the New7Wonders of Nature in 2012. For sure, the rest of the islands
will leave you breathless.
On top of that, the Philippines is home to unique and endemic wildlife, including the smallest
primate in the world, the Tarsier and the world’s most endangered and among the largest eagles,
the Philippine Eagle. The uncharted islands offer not only white sand beaches but also a well-
protected coral reef for divers to enjoy and draw inspiration from. Other islands are also known to
be frequently visited by Whale Sharks many times in the year, like Cebu and Sorsogon.
What about shopping and partying? You’re in the right place. The Philippines is home to one of the
largest shopping malls in the world, from luxurious designer brands to emerging local brands. The
country caters to partygoers from young travellers to the young-at- heart. With its influence from
American and Korean pop culture, its metropolitan offers a Buzzing Nightlife.
If you’re in for a gastronomic adventure, well, the Philippines’ cuisine is nothing like you’ve ever
tasted before. The Filipino cuisine is widely influenced by Spanish, Chinese, Indian and American
culinary style and flavours. The infamous “Lechon” or Spit Roast pig is a must try and of course the
very popular “Chicken Adobo” and many more that will definitely entice your adventurous soul.
Finally, the Filipino people’s warm and hospitable nature is one of the admirable qualities that will
leave its visitors with a remarkable experience to cherish. The locals can communicate in English very
well, making sure that your trip will be flawless from start to finish.
So, what are you waiting for? Call us today and speak to our Filipino TWAC Travel Consultant, Mark
to organise your fabulous trip to the Philippines!