Philippines Travel Guide
Philippines, island country of south-east Asia in the western Pacific Ocean. It is an archipelago of over 7, 000 islands and islets lying about 500 miles (800 km) off the coast of Vietnam. The, archipelago is bounded the the east by the Philippine Sea, the south by the Celebes Sea, to the south-west the Sulu Sea, and to the west and north the South China Sea.
The islands are of volcanic origin, with the larger ones crossed by mountain ranges which mostly run approximately north to south.
For most travelers, the holiday would includes heavenly beaches, lush tropical jungle , outdoor adventures like hiking, diving, swimming and spelunking. Or for the more culturally minded visits to local fiestas, and villages to enjoy the island cuisine, which blends influences from around the world and serves up dishes at once sour, salty, and sweet.