When in the Philippines, you will not run out of places and experiences to capture for your social media pages. From places and food to people and traditions, this country has been blessed with diversity and beauty. Here’s why the Philippines is double-tap worthy.
On the eastern side of Camarines Sur in Bicol region sits a group of islands perfect for adventure seekers. Stay for a night or two in one of its secluded corners and live a la castaway.
This recently-opened attraction in the north of Luzon is gaining attention from the young ones. Visitors can experience a day of adventure while playing on this inflatable playground, then relax at the colorful and comfy resting area.
Spend a day or two amidst the stunning rock formations and deep blue waters of El Nido, Palawan. You can go trekking to its limestone cliffs or swim in its clear waters.
If you’re a lover of colorful buildings, don’t forget to drop by La Trinidad, Benguet. This was inspired by the painted favelas of Brazil.
On one of the islands of Burias, Masbate is a stunning rock formation with a perfectly carved shape. When tired of taking pictures, rest by a small jacuzzi-like area.
Revisit memory lane by paying a visit to the old Spanish houses of Bagac, Bataan. The colonial-era buildings make a great backdrop for those photos.
Don your most stylish winter wear and go up north to Benguet to see the awesome beauty of its ancient rice terraces. Your followers are sure to love your pictures of the hand carved, deep green terraces.
In Vigan, Ilocos Sur, Calle Crisologo is a popular place because of its old houses, well-preserved from Spanish colonial times.
See the sights of the Cordillera region and trek to Mt. Pulag in Benguet. This is the highest peak in Luzon, and offers a breathtaking view of the sea of clouds.
Day tours offer the chance to see the crater lake of Mt. Pinatubo. Travel there via 4×4 and see the desert of ashes that arose from an eruption of the mountain.
Negros Occidental is a place for revisiting history. One of its most popular tourist destinations is The Ruins, an old mansion abandoned during the Spanish colonial era.
In Manila, one place for Instagram-worthy shots is the Bonifacio Global City in Taguig City. Filled with lovely wall art, skyscrapers and bustling city lights, BGC is frequented by working professionals.
The surfing capital of the Philippines will fill your Instagram feed with stunning waves and friendly locals. Try surfing and yoga by the beach to complete your visit.
Wake up before sunrise for a spectacular view of the rising sun. The view at Kiltepan Peak in Sagada, Mountain Province is definitely worth the early morning rise.
For a countryside feel not far from Manila, head to the Tagaytay Highlands. The towering trees, lovely view of Taal lake, and the sumptuous meals offered in holes-in-the-walls are all recommended.
Boracay Island has it all–entertainment, leisure, and relaxation. This place is also a paradise for Instagram lovers due to its numerous hot spots for your next photo shoot.
Amp up your IG-feed with some heart thumping photographs. Try Tibiao’s famous Kawa Hot Bath, where you will experience a spa in a big tub — kind of like being cooked alive!
To unleash the inner artist in you, check out Pinto Art Museum in Antipolo City. The amazing works by various artists are sure to brighten up your Instagram feed.
Cebu’s Bantayan Island should not be removed from this list! Its clear waters, calming waves and refreshingly homely vibe will give you a much needed break from the hustle and bustle of the Philippines’ metropolises.
Go green and check out Bohol’s pride — the Manmade Mahogany Forest. Let your photographer capture you in the middle of the breathtakingly lush greenery.