Photo: Phuong D. Nguyen/Shutterstock

Philippines

Following Philippines will allow us to provide you customized content based on your interests

Manila, originally a Spanish city, is the most densely populated city proper in the entire world

Read More

. 1.7 million live within its city limits, with another 19 million scattered along the outskirts. Squint a little, and the Manila Bay skyline could pass for New York.

Despite the capital city's urban landscape, the Philippines' access to nature is nearly unrivaled. The archipelago is made up of some 7,600 islands, one of which is regarded as the "dreamiest island in the world." Here you can trek through mountains and along rice terraces, eat your weight in mangoes, and island-hop until your dreams come true. You can also ride a giant unicorn-zilla float, should that be your speed. Start scrolling below, and you'll see all that's possible.

You can ride a giant Unicornzilla float at the magical Inflatable Island in the Philippines

This Philippine island has mangoes so delicious, they have their own festival

The Philippines will require students to plant 10 trees each before graduating by law

11 Filipino foods you need to add to your eating bucket list

Kalanggaman Island is one of the best getaways in the Philippines

Boracay, the world’s dreamiest island, is set to reopen to tourists

This adventure resort in the Philippines will be offering mountain trekking through rice terraces

Mindoro Island in the Philippines is an untouched paradise

Videos From Philippines

People of Paradise

Auntie Ann's Filipino Kitchen

Whang-Od: The Last True Tattoo Artist

Magic Spot: The Chocolate Hills of the Philippines

Load More

Latest

You can ride a giant Unicornzilla float at the magical Inflatable Island in the Philippines

This Philippine island has mangoes so delicious, they have their own festival

The Philippines will require students to plant 10 trees each before graduating by law

11 Filipino foods you need to add to your eating bucket list

Kalanggaman Island is one of the best getaways in the Philippines

Boracay, the world’s dreamiest island, is set to reopen to tourists

This adventure resort in the Philippines will be offering mountain trekking through rice terraces

Mindoro Island in the Philippines is an untouched paradise

Island hopping in Coron, Philippines is absolutely magical

The sapphire Hinatuan Enchanted River in the Philippines is jaw-dropping

The world’s dreamiest island is now banning tourists

Matador Original Video Series: People of Paradise Ep. 4

Matador’s first original cooking show: Ann’s Filipino Kitchen

Watch: What a magnitude 5.7 earthquake looks like underwater

Matador Original Video Series: People of Paradise Ep. 3

MATADOR ORIGINAL VIDEO SERIES: FROM THE AIR II

How to visit the Chocolate Hills in the Philippines

Load More
Following Philippines will allow us to provide you customized content based on your interests
Save Bookmark
We use cookies to understand how you use our site and to improve your experience. This includes personalizing content and advertising. For more information on how we use cookies consult our revised Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.