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Complete Philippine Travel Guide: Everything You Need To Know About Philippine

Visiting Philippine is a big fun. You have hundreds of things to do and place to see. There are so many things that attract tourists such as its perfect beaches, friendly locals, and beautiful nature. Also, it’s a sleazy country to travel; you’ll get some great value for your money.

If you are planning to travel Philippine anytime soon then you should take help from this travel guide as after reading it you will be confident enough to travel there and explore the best place there.

Philippine has a total population of 104,908,518 recorded on 8 Feb 2018. The country is a Southeast Asian country in the Western Pacific which has a variety of islands of about 7,000. Its capital is Manila which is famous for waterfront promenade and old Chinatown.  You will find here diverse types of people and religion such as the maximum number of people are Roman Catholic of about 80.9%, 5% of people are Muslin,4.5% of people are other Christian, 2.8% of people are Evangelical, 2.3% of people are Iglesia ni Kristo, 2% of people are Aglipayan, 1.8 % are other religions, 0.6% are unspecified, and 0.2% are none.

In order to communicate with the locals, you should know either English or Filipino languages. Also, before you reach there to make sure you have converted your currency into Philippine Peso (PHP). Philippine has a time zone of UTC +08:00.

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What can you buy there within your budget?

Here is some price guide whom you can follow when you start your shopping or start expensing.

  • If you want to have a beer then you must take at least 30 to 150 PHP.
  • To have Cappuccino you must possess 65 to 150 PHP.
  • To drink bottled water you should own of about more than 10 PHP.
  • To try out the food in a Philippine restaurant you should have more than 100 PHP.
  • If you have a liking of Philippine street food then you must have of about 2 to 85 PHP.
  • If you want to buy a sim card and have a local number then make a budget of about 50 PHP and more.

What Food Should You Try In Philippines?

Here is some list of food you can try out in Philippine.

  • Philippine Adodo

This dish is quite a popular and favourite dish among the residents of Philippines. It is cooked by involving meat, seafood, vegetables marinated in vinegar, soya sauce, garlic, and black peppercorns deeply fried in oil and simmered.

  • Lechon

This is a pork dish, so those who love pork must try it out when in Philippine. The dish is roasted over the coals until it turns crispy, golden brown. Later, you can have this with liver sauce.

  • Sisig

Sisig is another Filipino dish made from parts of pig head and liver. It is usually seasoned with Calamansi and chilli pepper.

  • Crispy Pata

Crispy Pata is a dish that consists of deep fried pig trotters or knuckles and served with soy-vinegar dip.

  • Chicken Inasal

The dish is popular as Inasal name. It has a local variant where the chicken is roasted and marinated in a mixture of lime, pepper, vinegar, and annatto after the marinating process. It is grilled over the hot coals while basted with marinade and serviced with rice, vinegar and soy sauce.

What weather to expect on your Philippine trip?

If you are planning to travel between November to May then you will experience the Dry Season.

Or, if you are planning a vacation from June to October then you will experience the rainy season.

Therefore, based on your preference you can choose the time of your journey.

Which Top Spots to visit in Philippine?

Here are five places which you must surely visit on your trip!

  1. El Nido, Palawan
  2. Danao Adventure Park
  3. Legazpi, Albay
  4. Langun – Gobingob Caves
  5. Vigan

These five places are very famous in Philippine and most of the tourist love to travel here to have fun.

What things should you DO in the Philippines?

  • Greet people with respect and use Honorifics or familiar words to be respectful.
  • Be friendly and greet people with a smile on your face as Filipinos love to be around friendly people.
  • Have a good sense of humour and try to entertain everyone with some special gestures and appreciation.
  • You can say show hospitality to the Philippines to receive a favour.

What things should you AVOID to do in the Philippines?

  • Never invite strangers, scammers, or pickpockets towards you with some money or valuable display.
  • Never ever lose your temper and try to communicate with someone who understands your dialect.
  • As we know, Filipinos offer food to a guest, therefore, does not ever refuse their food.
  • If you are walking at the metropolitan place or in rural areas then you should choose to walk alone and beware.

Hopefully, you will have a great time in the Philippines with the help of this detailed travel guide.

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