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The name comes from the Philippines,
which King Philip II. Spanish explorer Ruy López de Villalobos on
his expedition in 1542 named the islands of Leyte and Samar Felipinas after
then Prince of Asturias, Spain. Eventually the name Las Islas Filipinas
should be used to cover all the islands. Before it was a day of work, other
names such as the Balearic islands in the west of the West and the name
of Magellan islands of San Lazaro also used to refer to the Spanish islands.
|The official name of the
Philippines has changed several times during the country history. In the
Philippine Revolution, Congress proclaimed the Malolos Republic in the
Philippines and the Philippines. In the period of the Spanish-American
War and Philippine-American War until the Commonwealth period, the colonial
American countries, known as the Philippine Islands, a Spanish translation
of the name. During the American stage name Philippines began to appear,
and since then has become the common name of the country. The official
name is now the Republic of the Philippines.
Philippines is the country
which reflects the rich tradition and diverse civilization. It is blessed
with beauty and nature that provides a lot of attraction places that are
very much different from any other. This country comprises of about 7100
islands and seems colorful each day. Philippines is situated in the heart
of Asia and can be visited easily from any part of the world. It has a
tropical climate and the ideal month to visit Philippines is from January
to May as others months are either very dry or very cold. Some months even
characterizes storms and typhoons too.
Manila, Cebu, Palawan, Boracay,
and Baguio are the most visited cities in Philippines. The important cultural
and political events including the feast of Black Nazarene take place in
Manila which is the capital of the country. Bagiuo acts as its summer capital.
Horse riding, boating, and many other outdoor sports are offered by this
place. Another main festival happening here is the flower festival which
serves as the garden show.
|Cebu, the oldest colonial
city comprises some well-known tourist spots like University of San Carols,
Kawasan falls, and Fort Santiago. Palawan is indisputably the best tourist
location in the Philippines. It is famous for its blue water, Calauit Island
in the north Palawan and the Tabon Caves in the south. White sand beaches
are found here which is divided in to 3 stations.
Station 1 has the local market
Station 2 has expensive
beach front resorts and restaurants
Station 3 is a private with
big Villas for guests
Palawan also covers the natural
resources and the urban development.
You can also enjoy a journey
to rice terraces in north Luzon and the Rolling Chocolate hills in Bohol.
Admiring the beautiful Philippines time just flies away and you can discover
still more treasures once you be there.
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Bedrooms Fully Furnished Condo (Ref: 25961)
apartment in Pasig City, Philippines
Park An Asian Style 5 Star Vacation Condos. Relax to A True Oasis of Beauty
and Tranquility where you can commune with nature,finds comfort and peace
in solitude. Our Condo is Furnished to A High Standard that we pride
ourselves on the quality of services we offer and an alternative to expensive
hotels for your holiday. 2 Bedrooms Unit, sleep 4 adults. Bedroom 1 with
double bed and Bedroom 2 with standard double bed. Boths bedrooms are airconditioned
and over looking the stunning Large Kidney Shape Pool.Fully Fitted Kitchen
with full utensils, Freedge/Freezer,Cooker/Oven,Living/Dining Area, Tv,
Washing/Drying Area at the Roof Deck. Sleeps 4.
Holiday Rental (Ref: 8281)
catering apartment in Makati, Manila, Philippines
the very center of Philippine urban life - the Millennium Plaza sits in
the heart of the Manila Business and Financial District. It's the perfect
location for your vacation home - with five huge air conditioned shopping
malls, offering everything from Gucci and Armani, to hand-made Philippine
crafts - $1 first run Hollywood movies, museums, fantastic upscale eateries
and specialty stores, AND the world's major banks. Wow! Hop on a jeepney,
or take a romantic horse drawn carriage around historic Intramuros, just
minutes away. Friendly English speaking people - no problem!
Plus, Makati has the hottest nightclub scene in Manila. Makati has it all.
When the night falls, the club scene heats up with drinks, dancing, and
fantastic entertainment. Sleeps 4.
Br Suite, Baywatch Tower, Condo 16th floor (Ref: 34408)
catering apartment in Manila, Philippines
serviced, 50sqm with private balcony and excellent view to Manila Bay.
Separate living room with full kitchen facilities, Free WiFi Internet,
Free Local Phonecard. Nicely decorated condo's in a elegant building.
Top location for tourists in Malate, Manila's nightlife district. All our
units have a balcony and a excellent view of Manila bay. The design
and quality of our condo's are comparable to Junior Suites in 5 star hotels.
Shopping malls and hundreds of restaurants are within a walking distance.
Villa (Ref: 26654)
catering villa in Dauis/Panglao, Philippines
California/Spanish Villa overlooking the Mindanao Sea on the famed resort
island of Panglao in the Philippines. 30 minutes by air from Manila or
90 minutes by fast craft from Cebu City. 80 stone steps to a small
private beach. Seclusion, beauty, nature, it's all here.
We can accomodate extra guests for additional fee. Very secluded
and private. Sea front Spanish Villa in the Philippines. We provide free
pick up and drop off. We have an air conditioned mini van for rent as well
as motor bike rental. Ideally situated just 15 minutes from airports, shopping
malls, movie theaters, wharfs, and major resort areas yet private and quiet.
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