Things to do in the Philippines
Philippines is truly a beautiful country made up of more than 7,000 islands found in Southeast Asia. It is a must-visit nation for its countless destinations and many adventures to try. Some things to do in the Philippines for a guaranteed unforgettable travel experience are:
Sightseeing. Visit Banaue Rice Terraces, a 2000-year old terraces carved into Ifugao Mountains by ancestors, which is also known for being the “Eighth Wonder of the World.”
Go to the well-preserved Spanish-style architecture in historic town of Vigan in Ilocos Sur. The place is definitely good for old time experience.
Visitors can also see the Taal Volcano found in Batangas. It is the smallest volcano and second most active in the world. What more interesting about it is that it is located on an island within a lake within an island.
While, Mount Mayon found in Legazpi, Albay, is a perfect cone-shaped volcano. It is also one of the most dangerous volcanoes because of its disastrous volcanic eruptions in the past.
Swimming. Be amazed with outstanding white beaches and white sand found in the famous island of Boracay. The beautiful island is surrounded with restaurants and hotels. There are fire shows and live music during evening.
Diving. For people who are diving enthusiast, Philippines is a must-go for a memorable underwater experience. Top diving destinations are Tubbataha Reef and Coron both found in Palawan.
Shopping. A variety of items in different brands are all found in the shopping places. “Bargaining” which means buying items with big discounts depending on bargaining skills is a unique experience especially in flea-markets. Mall of Asia is the largest shopping mall in the Philippines
Eat. What is better than satisfying cravings for food? In the Philippines, rice is a staple food. But, there are many Filipino dishes to choose from.
Relax. “Hilot” is a traditional Filipino healing massage which help relax tired muscles and joints. Try spa treatments as stress reliever.