Your Online Travel Guide to the Philippines

The Republic of the Philippines, or simply The Philippines, is an archipelago believed to consist of 7,641 islands (data from The country has 3 major island groups, namely Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. The Philippines is blessed to have all land and water features, which include mountains, hills, waterfalls, lakes and beaches. Since the country is located near the equator, The Philippines also has a rich diversity of flora and fauna (plants and animals). The Philippines is a favorite tourism destination to most people, but others consider this country their home.

The Philippines has a rich historical and cultural heritage contributed by the West and from within. From the early settlers called Aeta, Indones, and Malay; 333 years of Spanish colonization of the Philippines since 16th Century (1521 to 1898); British occupation of the Philippines (1762 to 1764); American rule (1898–1946); and Japanese invasion (1942-1945). The Philippines is a home to a number of indigenous peoples who still have preserved their own customs, traditions, rituals, and wares.

Every day is a perfect day to visit the Philippines and there will be no dull moments once you’re in. There are plenty of activities you can do and every province in the Philippines might just have the perfect gift you can bring along when you go home. Truly, it’s more fun in the Philippines. The country might be geographically small, but there’s a lot to see and a lot of things to do. And this makes you want to visit the Philippines again.

We hope that our simple travel guide website, Philippines To GO, can help you to discover and learn more about the Philippines — the people, the culture, the food, and the wonderful places to visit — that you will surely love.

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