Top Reasons to Go
Get Cheerful with the Locals: Despite the country's setbacks, Filipinos are relentlessly cheerful, and it's contagious.
Enjoy the Physicality: Go mountain trekking, kite surfing, volcano hiking, spelunking, surfing, and more; dream it and it can be done.
Find Yourself.: There's plenty of camaraderie in the Philippines—if you want it. Otherwise, the deserted beaches of Visayas are yours for the taking.
Participate in a Fiesta.: Celebrations are a colorful and chaotic affair, with dazzling floats and outrageous costumes.
Belly up to the Table.: Philippine cuisine tantalizes with bold combinations of sweet, salty, and sour. Pull up a chair and enjoy the feast.
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