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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.

Rice Terraces Around Banaue, Banaue, Philippines
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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.
Bacult Archipelago Islands at Dawn, El Nido, Palawan, Philippines
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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 Talipapa.
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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2 Bedrooms Fully Furnished Condo (Ref: 25961)
self-catering apartment in Pasig City, Philippines
Mayfield 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.
Manila Holiday Rental (Ref: 8281)
Self catering apartment in Makati, Manila, Philippines
In 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.
One Br Suite, Baywatch Tower, Condo 16th floor (Ref: 34408)
Self catering apartment in Manila, Philippines
Fully 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.  Sleeps 4.
Spanish Villa (Ref: 26654)
Self catering villa in Dauis/Panglao, Philippines
Beautiful 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.   Sleeps 8.
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