Thrills of Asia

Philippines

 

Quick Facts
 
Name: Republic of the Philippines
Population: 100 million
Capital: Manila
Language: Filipino
Currency: Peso (PHP)
Time zone: UTC +8

Country Information

As a newly industrialized country, the Philippine economy which was once founded upon its agriculture is now moving towards an economy based on services and manufacturing. The Philippine is made up of a total of 7,107 islands, only 2000 of which are inhabited. The islands are broadly categorized under 3 main geographical divisions: Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao. It is the 7th most populated country in Asia and the 12th most in the world.

It is unsurprising that the Philippine attracts tourists due to its incredibly rich biodiversity found across its islands. The mountains, rainforests and diving spots, as well as its impressive cultural heritage all, add to the reasons why the Philippine is such an incredible place to experience.

Philippines Programs

Palawan Experience – Aborlan

 Palawan – Philippines – € 240 Euros Per Week

 

Palawan ExperienceLearn about fishing and agriculture by working alongside local villagers who have devoted their lives to these professions!