The Philippines also spelt Pilipinas or Filipinas official name is the Republic of the Philippines (Tagalog: Republika ng Pilipinas)[a] is a country in South-east Asia. Situated in the western Pacific Ocean consisting of 7,641 islands This may change as they are still discovering more. The are 3 main islands where the majority of the population live they are Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao.
The capital city of the Philippines is Manila and the most populous city in the country is Quezon City, this often confuses people when they first visit as Manila and Quezon City seem to be part of the same city. both part of Metro Manila and have expand to meet each other, hence the reason they tend to blend into one huge city. Bounded by the disputed waters of the South China Sea on the west, the Philippine Sea on the east and the Celebes Sea on the south-west. The Philippines has more miles of coastline and beaches than any other country this is because of its many islands.
Culture shock can range be simply that something is done differently to what you are used too, right through to something that you find really shocking, or something that makes you feel bad, and many things in between. Philippines Culture […]
Because it’s the Philippines is an excuse that is used a lot in the Philippines. If you are a foreigner in the Philippines you might think it is just an excuse used by the locals when dealing with foreigners. However […]
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When you mention the Philippines to some people some of them straight away think of the squats in Manila, sadly it is rare for the media to show how beautiful the Philippines is as they focus more on the bad […]