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A Travel Guide to the Philippines

A travel guide to the best of the Philippines – with detailed information about Boracay, Manila, Intramuros, Cebu, and more.
  1. Events & Festivals (10)
  2. Philippine People & Culture (5)
  3. Philippines Hotels (26)
  4. Top Destinations (63)

Philippines Travel Information
Must-have information for first-time visitors: all about the Philippines' visa requirements, currency, safety situation, climate, getting in, and getting around. Don't enter the Philippines without it.

Philippines Profile
Basic facts and map of the Philippines, from the CIA Country Index.

Weather in the Philippines
The Philippines has a tropical climate with three distinct seasons. Average temperature in the country can range from 78-90°F (25-32°C), with humidity around 77 percent. Read the full article to see more details on the Philippines’ weather conditions. Includes information on recommended clothing and links to local weather in cities like Manila, Baguio, Davao, and Cebu.

Money in the Philippines
All about the Philippines peso - what it is, how to change it, and how to avoid being cheated by money changers and thieves when traveling in the Philippines

The Manila Bus Hijacking: Is the Philippines Safe for Travelers?
A look at the pros and cons of traveling in the Philippines, in the light of the bus hijacking in Manila that killed ten tourists.

Safety Tips for Travelers to Manila & the Rest of the Philippines
Scammers in the Philippines have doubled their activities in the wake of the recent rise in arrivals. Find out what the most common scams are - and how to avoid being their next victim.

Wow Philippines - Official Tourism Site
The Philippine Government's official tourism site: a ever-growing list of things to see and destinations to visit. Calendar of events included.

Transportation in the Philippines
Looking for transportation in the Philippines? Find out how to get around by ship, budget airline, tricycle, or by jeepney in our run-down of transport options in this archipelago nation

How to Ride a Jeepney in the Philippines
The jeepney is the Philippines' main mode of transportation - a minibus that traverses most Philippine two-way streets, going where no bus dare tread. Instructions on how to get on one (and off) included.

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