Philippines Travel Guide

The Philippines is blessed with a diverse set of attractions scattered across the thousands of islands. Visitors and thrill seekers will be spoiled for choice among its beaches which are renowned world over. Meanwhile, backpackers revel at mountain ranges and city life which exposes the Filipino culture as tourists get to know about the Filipino culture and lifestyle through food, society and a unique Filipino way of life.

Capital: Manila
Government: Presidential
Land Area: 343,448 sq km
National Language: Filipino
Spoken Languages:
English, Tagalog
100.9 million (2015)
Country Code: +63

List of countries that require no visa to enter the Philippines

In the Philippines the power sockets are of type A, B and C.

The standard voltage is 220 V and the standard frequency is 60 Hz.

The climate of the Philippines is characterized as tropical rainforest, tropical savanna or tropical monsoon, or humid subtropical (in higher-altitude areas) characterized by relatively high temperature, high humidity and plenty of rainfall.

Official currency is Philippine peso. Foreign currencies can be converted to local currency at money changers and money can be withdrawn from ATM networks affiliated with foreign banks that issued the ATM.