• Mt. Apo is a large solfataric, potentially-active stratovolcano in the island of Mindanao, Philippines. With an altitude of 2,954 metres (9,692 ft), it is the highest mountain in the country and is located between Davao City and Davao del Sur province in Region XI and Cotabato province in Region XII. The peak overlooks Davao City 40 kilometres (25 mi) to the northeast, Digos City 25 kilometres (16 mi) to the southeast, and Kidapawan City 20 kilometres (12 mi) to the west. Apo, which means "ancestor", is flat-topped mountain with three peaks and is capped by a 500-metre-wide (1,600 ft) volcanic crater containing a small crater lake. The date of its most recent eruption is unknown, and none are verified in historical times. The volcano is one of the most popular climbing destinations in the Philippines with the summit, on the average, takes two days to reach. The first recorded climb was on October 10, 1880, by a party led by Joaquin Rajal, then Spanish governor of Davao.
The Chocolate Hills is a famous touristattraction of Bohol. They are featuredin the provincial flag and seal tosymbolize the abundance of naturalattractions in the province.They are inthe Philippine Tourism Authoritys listof tourist destinations in thePhilippines;they have been declaredthe countrys third National GeologicalMonument and proposed for inclusionin the UNESCO world heritage List.
The City of Vigan (Ilokano: Ciudad. tiBigan; Tagalog: Vīgân; is a 5th class city in the province of Ilocos Sur, Philippines. It is the capital of the Province of Ilocos Sur. The city is located on the western coast of the large island of Luzon, facing the South China Sea. It is a World Heritage Sire in that it is one of the few Hispanic towns left in the Philippines, and is well known for its cobblestone streets, and a unique architecture that fuses Philippine and Oriental building designs and construction, with colonial European architecture.
Boracay was originally home to the Ati tribe. Boracay ispart of Aklan Province, which became an independentprovince on April 25, 1956.Sofia Gonzales Tirol and herhusband LambertoHontiveros Tirol, a town judge onnearby Panay island, took ownership of substantialproperties on the island around 1900 and plantedcoconuts, fruit trees, and greenery on the island. Others followed the Tirols, and cultivation anddevelopment of the island gradually spread from thisinitial beginning.Tourism came to the island beginning inabout the 1970s.The movie Too Late the Hero was filmedin 1970 on locations in Boracay and Caticlan.
Rizal Park, also known as Luneta Park orcolloquially Luneta, is a historical urban parklocated in the heart of the city ofManila, Philippines, adjacent to the old walledcity of Manila, now Intramuros. Since the SpanishColonial Era, the park has been a favorite spot forunwinding, socializing, an urban oasis for familypicnics on Sundays and holidays. It is one of themajor tourist attractions of Manila.Located along Manila Bay, Luneta has been thesite of some of the most significant moments inPhilippine history. The execution of pacifist Dr.José Rizal on December 30, 1896, sparked the fireof the Philippine Revolution against the Spanishcolonizers, elevating the martyr as the nationalhero of the country.
Palawan is an island province of thePhilippines located in the MIMAROPA regionor Region 4. Its capital is Puerto PrincesaCity, and it is the largest province in thecountry in terms of total area of jurisdiction.The islands of Palawan stretch from Mindoroin the northeast to Borneo in the southwest.It lies between the South China Sea and theSulu Sea. The province is named after itslargest island, Palawan Island (09°30′N118°30′E), measuring 450 kilometres (280 mi)long, and 50 kilometres (31 mi) wide.
The City of Baguio (Ilokano: Ciudad ti Baguio;Filipino: Lungsodng Baguio) is a highly urbanizedcity located in the province of Benguet in northernLuzon island of the Philippines. The city has becomethe center of business and commerce as well as thecenter of education in the entire Northern Luzonthereby becoming the seat of government oftheCordillera Administrative Region(C.A.R.).According to the 2007 census, Baguio City has apopulation of 301,926.Baguio City was established by Americans in 1900 atthe site of an Ibaloi village known as Kafagway. Thename of the city is derived from the word bagiw inIbaloi, the indigenous language of the BenguetRegion, meaning moss.
Subic is a municipality in the province ofZambales, located along the northern coast ofSubic Bay in the Philippines. According to thecensus of May 2010, it has a population of89,724 and a 1st class Income classification.Subic is foreseen to be a component city ofZambales and because it also neighborsOlongapo City. Like Iba,the provincial capital;Subic is also a fast growing municipality and ithas many establishments like 7-eleven,Jollibee, MangInasal, Andoks, Goldilocks andmany more.
Cebu (Cebuano: LalawigansaSugbo, Tagalog: LalawiganngCebu, Tagalog pronunciation: [sebu]) is a province in thePhilippines, consisting of Cebu Island and 167 surroundingislands. It is located to the east of Negros, to the west of Leyteand Bohol islands. Cebu is a long narrow island stretching 225kilometers from north to south, surrounded by 167neighbouring, smaller islands, which include Mactan, Bantayan,Malapascua, Olango and the Camotes Islands. Cebu has narrowcoastlines, limestone plateaus and coastal plains. It also hasrolling hills and rugged mountain ranges traversing the northernand southern lengths of the island. Cebus highest mountains areover 1000 meters high.
The City of Tagaytay (Filipino:LungsodngTagaytay) is a component city in theprovince of Cavite, in the Philippines. It is one ofthe countrys most popular tourist destinationsbecause of outstanding scenery and coolerclimate provided by its high altitude. It has ahigh standard of living. Tagaytay overlooks TaalLake in Batangas and provides one of the iconicviews of the Philippines, the view of TaalVolcano Island in the middle of thelake, viewable from several vantage points in thecity.