Wednesday, October 17, 2012

GUEST POST: Visiting Best Spots in the Philippines on a Budget

A Guest post by: Alicia of Manchester, United Kingdom

Philippines is an island country with Manila as its capital which is located in South East Asia and is home to different geographic regions. Some of the important islands of the Philippines are Mindanao, Luzon, and Boracay. The nearest countries to the Philippines are Taiwan, Vietnam, and some islands of Indonesia. Influence of France and China is evident in the traditions of the Philippines.

The climate is mixed with warm and cold weather. It is an economically stable country and it depends upon the agriculture and exports. The official languages of the Philippines are Filipino, English.

 Some of the best spots in the Philippines to visit on a budget are:

Manila: It is the most visited place in the Philippines and has numerous attractions. The city is divided into different legislative districts for the convenience of the administration.   You can visit several places in the city of Manila like Manila Ocean Park, Rizal Park, Cultural Centre of Philippines, Manila zoological and botanical garden, fort Santiago, star city Manila and many more.

City of Baguio: It is known as the summer capital, this city is located on the mountain above 1,500 meters from sea level. It is known for the warm climate and as the Philippines is a tropical country, the people of this city experience hot summers. People visit this city for simple recreations and  some of the famous parks to visit are Burnham Park, Wright Park, and Mines Park.

Hundred Islands National Park: It is one of the best places to visit in the Philippines. The name of this place has been given in the memory of the noble soldiers who fought for the country. Though there are many islands only some of them are trusth worthy to visit and to name a few are Governor Island, Children’s Island and Quezon Island. Children Island is perfectly ideal place for children and youngsters to play as it is surrounded by shallow waters. It has an excellent flora and fauna.

Queen City of the south- Metro Cebu: It is the second metropolis of the Philippines after Manila which has a significant progressive growth. It has the busiest airports in the country. One of the very interesting places to visit in this city is Mango Avenue where teenagers enjoy listening to the music. The best time to visit this place is during the festival of Sinulog, where multitudes gather and enjoy the musical festival..

Whether you are local traveller or foreign tourist, Philippines is a wonderful place to visit. If you want to discover the beauty , enjoy the serenity, but if you are running short of money for advance booking of tickets or accommodations  you can get the same day cash loans from various financial institutes.


About the Author: The guest post was contributed by Alicia, financial guest blogger from Manchester, UK. Find out more about her finance related blogs @financeport

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