Leading through ash-covered wastelands, rocky valleys, over creeks in spate and through lush forests, the trip to Mount Pinatubo is an epic, adventurous journey – but one that can be done in just one day, starting and ending in Manila.
The Philippines belongs to the Pacific Ring of Fire, making it prone to earthquakes and volcanic eruptions. Metro Manila is fortunately safe from the latter. Here we give you an overview of the archipelago's 23 active volcanoes and the latest eruptions.
Tagaytay, a popular weekend destination for Megacitizens is located two hours away from the metro. Its relatively cooler weather, themed restaurants and novelty shops, and the Taal Volcano are a few of Tagaytay's attractions.
Chocolate Hills, cute Tarsiers, colonial Spanish churches, white sandy beaches and a prime diving spot in one destination. Is this impossible? No. You can find all of that in Bohol.
If you want to experience pure nature but don't want to miss out on the comfort of nice hotels and resorts, El Nido is a great place to go to.
The Rice Terraces of Banaue are breathtaking. Located in the North of Luzon, these 2000-year old masterpieces of agriculture are a must-see.
Get off the couch, climb a mountain, breathe fresh air, enjoy the panorama of Southern Luzon, swim in the sea, relax in a cozy ressort, be back in Manila in the early evening – the Megacities team conquered Mount Gulugod Baboy and found out that the province of Batangas is the perfect destination for a day trip.
Thanks to its cool climes and beautiful natural landscapes, the city of Baguio is one of the favorite weekend getaways among Manileños. Tourism in the area is usually at its peak during the summer months and the holidays.
Batanes is the northernmost province of the Philippines. With its very unique landscape, it is hard to believe that Batanes is still part of the archipelago. The group of ten islands between Luzon and Taiwan looks like a tropical version of Ireland, with steep cliffs and grassy hills forming a breathtaking scenery.
The Philippines has over 20 active volcanoes sprinkled around the islands, making it the perfect place for those who love adventurous climbs. Below are the top Philippine volcanoes to climb - and how to prepare to stay safe.
Kota Kinabalu is a fast-growing Malaysian city of roughly 620,000 people, located at the northern coast of the island of Borneo. It offers everything you can expect from a tropical holiday destination: beautiful beaches, great food, and exciting nature parks just around the corner.