Travel to the Philippines

Filipinos love to take an opportunity to make merry and celebrate even the slightest things. We see this in the various festivals and fiestas that occur every day in the country with displays of beautiful parades, smiles on everyone’s face, and elaborate costumes.

Some of these festivals last for some days, weeks and can even be up to a month, so you don’t have to worry as it’s close to impossible to miss out on any festival in case you are interested in attending one.

So, here is our list of the most popular festivals in the Philippines and the places where you can participate in making merry with the Filipinos.

  1.    Masskara Festival- third week of October
  2.    Pintados Festival- 29th of June
  3.    Sinulog Festival- third Sunday of January
  4.    Dinagyang Festival- fourth Sunday of January
  5.    Bailes de Luces- 5th of January
  6.    Moriones Festival- holy week
  7.    Kadayawan Festival- third week of August
  8.    Panagnega Festival- February
  9.    Pahiyas Festival- 15th of May
  10.    Ati-Atihan Festival


  • Tapsilog
  • Pork Sisig
  • Chicken Inasal
  • Crispy Pata
  • Sinigang
  • Chicharon Bulaklak
  • Pancit Bihon Guisado
  • Kare-Kare
  • Adobo
  • Puto at Dunuguan
  • Balut
  • Sans Rival
  • Bibingka
  • Halo-Halo


This list includes top six places to visit for first-time visitor and even for those who had gone in the past but want to have a more amazing vacation experience during their next visit.

  • Palawan
  • Cebu – somewhere to soak in some history about the Philippines.
  • Bohol: You can visit the popular Bohol Chocolate Hills, visit the beautiful beaches in Panglao, Loboc River Cruise, Tarsier sanctuary etc.
  • Dumaguete and Negros Oriental: snorkeling, diving and swimming with sea turtles in Apo Island.
  • Cordilleras: You’ll find the most attractive natural landscapes in Cordilleras, as well as landscapes, mountain summits and waterfalls.
  • Ilocos: This is where to find the most perfectly cone-shaped volcano in the world.
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