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Philippines Peso Coins and Banknotes

Cost of Living in the Philippines

The Philippines is one of the most beautiful and exciting countries in Asia. Its beaches in the 7,107 islands, when combined, make up one of the longest and most stunning shorelines in the world. For most foreigners, the Philippines is a paradise teeming with outdoor adventures, idyllic escapes, wonderful food, rich culture and friendly people. […]

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Philippines Entry Requirements

  Travelers often refer to the Philippines as an “off the beaten path destination”, an “overlooked paradise” and “underrated vacation spot” among others. And rightfully so. While it is commendable that Philippine tourism has improved in recent years, a lot of international travelers are yet to fall in love with the Philippines experience. Traveler Australia […]

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Key Cities in Mindanao

Mindanao is not called the “Land of Promise” for nothing. The second largest island in the Philippines is a picturesque paradise teeming with white sand beaches, winding rivers, majestic mountains and hidden waterfalls. It is also a veritable playground for outdoor lovers who spend their leisure time climbing mountains and exploring caves. Key cities in […]

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Languages in the Philippines

Languages in the Philippines are diverse; striving to understand and learn all of them may take years. However, it is not necessary for visitors to actually speak the language of his destination in the Philippine Islands. While it would be nice to learn a few phrases, it may only serve to have a sort of […]

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Cities in the Philippines

There are 143 cities in the Philippines according to the National Statistical Coordination Board. About one fourth of these are considered highly urbanized with a population of 200,000 or more. The 3 largest cities (Quezon City, Manila and Caloocan) are all located in Metro Manila. Following these are Davao City on Mindanao and Cebu City […]

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