The Philippines is a vast country in a small package. It is the second largest archipelago in the world, with 7,107 islands
The island chain is referred to as a string of pearls. Visit Manila and you’ll find some of the swankiest shopping malls and most spectacular nightlife in Asia. Luzon is the major northern island; it’s capital is Manila. A visit to the Philippines is a travel bargain. Your expenses are relatively low, and the offerings are varied with good facilities.