The Philippines is a backpackers heaven. The country has 7107 islands to choose from, with jaw dropping beaches and waters teeming with marine life. The Philippines is often skipped by most travellers due to some exaggerated negative publicity that the country usually gets from the foreign media. But for those who travel to the Philippines, they find a paradise of white sand beaches, crystal clear water, fresh tropical fruit and seafood and they meet fun loving Filipinos who are globally known as the most hospitable people in the world. Here are ten pictures that will make you book your tickets now and fly to the Philippines.
Bais Sandbar, Negros Oriental
Banaue Rice Terraces, Northern Luzon
Kawasan Falls, Cebu
Secret Lagoon, El Nido
Mayon Volcano, Albay
Marimegmeg Beach, El Nido
Nacpan and Calitang Beach, El Nido
Bangui Windmills, Ilocos Norte
These are just some of the sights that a lot of foreign backpackers are missing when they skip the Philippines. There are thousands others to choose from. The Philippines is truly a backpacker’s haven that no one should miss.
All photography by Flip Nomad.
Flip is a Filipino backpacker (and aspiring digital nomad) currently roaming around Southeast Asia. He blogs about budget travel tips and overland border crossing around IndoChina at flipnomad.com.