The Philippines is a relatively easy travel destination by Southeast Asian standards. English is widely spoken, and the country has an endearing don't-worry-be-happy vibe, soothing for first-time visitors.
The Philippines is justifiably known for its beaches, but the country isn't just about finding an isolated patch of sand and sinking into a sun-kissed stupor. The 7000-plus islands of the Philippines an
For serious beach bums, the Philippines is a less-discovered alternative to Southeast Asian hotspots like Bali and southern Thailand. But with more than 7000 islands, it can be tricky to pick your spot.
So you've heard about Boracay. You’re not alone. In the past few years this small island in the Philippines has ridden a global wave of media attention to become one of the world's top island destinations.
Whether it is riding in the back of an open tuk-tuk or racing across the waves in a longtail boat, a journey through Thailand’s islands always feels like a real adventure. Thailand’s beauty is no secret,
Bali may have its fair share of tourists seeking nothing more than seven days of sun, sand and sex in the southern party triad of Kuta, Legian and Seminyak, but this only forms a small part of what’s offer.
Immerse yourself in the colour and sound of a traditional festival, dine on local specialities, snorkel beautiful reefs, watch craftspeople at work, wander through lush rice fields, or just relax and pampered
From navigating the crowds to being monkey-savvy, there are a few tricks to getting the best out of a trip to Bali. We’ve rounded up 15 top tips to bank for your next visit to the Island of the Gods. crowds