The Philippines is an archipelago of more than 7,100 islands in South-East Asia located between the Philippine Sea and the South China Sea. The combined length of all its beaches make for one of the world's longest coastlines, and the many islands and many waves of immigration make for considerable cultural diversity.
Popular destinations: Manila, Bacolod and Boracay
Palawan is the westernmost province of the Philippines, the one with the largest land area and with probably the most pristine natural environment away from its settlements.
Popular destinations: Coron, El Nido and Puerto Princesa