The Philippines is a delightful south east Asian country, located in the Western Pacific. Comprising of more than 7,000 stunning islands, diverse landscapes and Asian, Catholic and Hispanic influences that create an atmosphere unique to the Far East. Its sprawling capital, Manila, is famed for its waterfront promenade, historic walled city, centuries old Chinatown and endless traffic jams. From the bustling capital, to the volcanic landscapes of Luzon, to the rice terraces of Banaue, this beautiful nation offers so much variety. Boasting numerous stunning island beaches, from the secluded island of Boracay to the more developed resorts of Cebu, the Philippines really should be on that ‘bucket list ’of places to visit in your life time.