One of the multitude of reasons why people travel is to satisfy one's itch for adventure and the Philippines is definitely the perfect place fulfill that wanderlust. If you happen to be one of those people, here are some IG-worthy destinations you need to visit—taken by traveler Jed Maralit—from all over the Philippines!
It's a difficult trek going up this challenging mountain, but believe us: once you reach the top, the beautiful view that will welcome makes all the effort worth it.
This is the crater of Mount Pinatubo - a volcano located in the northern part of the Philippines that produced the second-largest terrestrial eruption of the 20th century. It was one of the most destructive volcanoes then. Now, it charms tourists with the majestic lake that formed years after it erupted. It is indeed a beautiful disaster. Watch the full video of my Pinatubo adventure on my YouTube channel. Link on my bio. ???? ?
Crystal Beach Resort
Zambales is a haven known for pulling in tired and overworked big-city employees, looking for a quick weekend getaway, and with good reason: it's just a few hours' drive from Metro Manila, and is nearly as beautiful as any other beach in Visayas or Mindanao!
Sagada Hanging Coffins
Have you ever wondered how the ancient Igorots honored their dead, not being able to bury them high up in the mountains? They honor them in creative ways: by hanging the coffins high up on cliffs, allowing the dead to become one with the skies, and their spirits one with the heavens.
Vigan is renowned the world over for its efforts in keeping the old ways alive, and has been featured numerous times in international publication for its superb care for Calle Crisologo. So, in case you've never been to this fairytale of a destination, now is the time to go.
Boracay is a tourist destination known worldwide. One look at the fine white sand or the sunset and you'll immediately see why.
Who says the Philippines can't be environmentally-conscious? A trip to one of the most iconic windfarms in the Philippines will make you realize the efforts the country is enacting to be more nature-friendly.
Palawan, the most beautiful island in the world. What else is there to say?
Palawan holds many secrets, and Miniloc Island, a secluded island accessible only by boat, is one of those.
Have you seen the sunrise from atop Mount Pulag? Hikers far and wide will tell you, time after time: Mount Pulag's summit is one of the best places on the planet to see it.
El Nido Resorts
Palawan is perhaps one of the top summer destinations in the Philippines. Couple that with how beautiful it is, and you have the perfect recipe for an island getaway!
Special thanks to Jed Maralit (AKA @thejedsetter) for taking such wonderful photos! You can follow him on Instagram here.
Which summer destination are you most excited to visit soon? Share it down in the comments below, or write about them all here at www.ChoosePhilippines.com!
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