World-class reefs, pristine beaches, volcanic landscapes and important biospheres are just some of the reasons to visit Philippines. The nation encompasses an amazing 7000 islands, making it the second largest archipelago in the world. There are plenty of opportunities to get back to nature, with trekking and diving particularly popular

DISTANCE FROM AIRPORT TO CITY CENTRE: Manilla: 10 kilometres, Cebu: 15 kilometres, Clark: 7 kilometres | TIME ZONE: GMT +8 hours | CURRENCY: Phillippine Peso (PHP). There are ATMs on the major islands and credit cards are widely accepted at major stores, restaurants and hotels | LANGUAGES: Filipino and English are the joint official languages. |