Let international visitors to the Philippines tell you in their own words. Personal, first-person accounts of why they went, what they did, and the memories they’ll bring with them back home.
They came, they saw, they experienced for themselves what this part of Southeast Asia had to offer.
Their personal Philippine travel stories are what they’re sharing here with all of us: how they came to decide to visit las islas Filipinas, what they loved (and didn’t!) about their travels there, what they thought about the sights and the sounds, the people, the food, how they spent their time and money. From the bustling capital city of Manila to the sun-kissed beaches of Boracay and Palawan to the untouched islands in Guimaras province to historic sites in Vigan and Cebu, see and hear tourists share their experiences in various Philippine locations.
By way of Philippine tourists’ eyes and voices, learn why interest in the islands that Filipinos call home is perking up as a welcome travel destination alternative to its popular neighbors. Why traveling to this group of islands known as the Pearl of the Orient Seas, where the people are warm, hospitable, and have a rich sense of humor and where English is spoken widely, is a most satisfying and enriching experience.
Come read, watch, and listen. If you’re considering traveling to the Philippines, what you’ll see here in the pages of Amazing Philippines — travel tips, accommodation guides, info on popular and not-so-high-profile places — could prove very helpful. If you weren’t specifically planning to visit…well, maybe what you’ll read and discover here just might convince you that it’s about time you did. Maybe, just maybe, you too will get to experience the magic that has amazed so many of those who have traveled to any one of the 7,000+ islands that Filipinos call home.