The World Within the Walls

Intramuros is rich in historical events. For 400 years, it served as the central power for the Spanish colony but the walled city suffered during World War II, leaving only San Agustin Church standing as a remnant of the war’s wrath. In the 1980’s, the government conducted a major restoration to reconstruct Intramuros to its … Continue reading The World Within the Walls

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A Walled City Within the City

From the latin words intra muros which means “within the walls”, Intramuros is the famous walled city built by the Spaniards during the 16th century when they came upon Manila. The area covers 64 hectares of land and is surrounded by 8 meter thick stones and high walls that rise up to 22 meters. The … Continue reading A Walled City Within the City

More Islands, Make it More Fun in the Philippines

Just too many to choose from! El Nido, Boracay, Coron, Batanes, Bohol,Cebu. Some of the famous Island destinations that form the Philippine Archipelago. A nation known to have 7,107 individually unique islands. A fact that has been recognized for so long. That’s 7,107 too many to explore. However, recent studies showed that there’s actually a … Continue reading More Islands, Make it More Fun in the Philippines

Philippines 8th in world as ‘Medical Tourism Destination’

In 2015, the Philippines was ranked eighth among the top medical tourism destinations in the world, ahead of countries such as Japan and France, according to a list compiled by the International Healthcare Research Center and the Medical Tourism Association (MTA), a global non-profit association for medical tourism and international patient industry which represents healthcare … Continue reading Philippines 8th in world as ‘Medical Tourism Destination’

Three (3) of the BEST islands in the world found in the Philippines

More than 300,000 of Condé Nast Traveler readers rated their favorite islands in the world (outside the U.S.) in this year's Readers' Choice Awards. Is your favorite on the list? https://www.facebook.com/CondeNastTraveler/videos/10154705704203982/ I. Boracay Island, Aklan Europe’s party central may be Ibiza, but Travel + Leisure magazine just voted Boracay as the “World’s Best Island,” beating Bali, Santorini, … Continue reading Three (3) of the BEST islands in the world found in the Philippines