Although the Republic of the Philippines is a third world country, you should not let that label deter you from going to this magnificent place. The nature, views and especially the beaches in this this part of the world are getting so much recognition today that people from all across the globe are including the country in their touring plans.
Aside from the beautiful nature and beaches, the country is also rich in history and heritage. And one of the places that you shouldn’t miss when you visit here is the Banaue rice terraces which is located on the northern part of the country. This is a rice field that is shaped and designed like a staircase for irrigation and watering purposes.
Foreigners who travel to Philippines for vacation never fail to be impressed by this beautiful creation. Aging about 2,000 years old, this was made by the local inhabitants of the place called the Ifugaos using bare hands and only simple wooden tools. And to this date, this is deemed to be the eight wonder of the world.
There are other beautiful places to go to when you decide to explore the country. In fact, you will surely find that a few days of stay is not enough to see all the interesting places in this part of the world. If you want to leisurely enjoy the totality of the of the nation, then you should stay at least a few weeks or so. However, you might develop an attachment for the place that you may never want to leave.
The people from this country are also known to be good-natured and kind-hearted; that’s why foreigners are finding it easy to blend in and mingle with the locals easily. And since English is the second language that is spoken here, you will find communicating easy as well.
So when you travel to Philippines in one of your many tours, be prepared for an adventure of a lifetime. You will not only love the country but the people too.