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Welcome to the Philippines!

Bohol, the Visayas

Lots of countries have their own slogans, developed by the marketing gurus at their respective tourist boards. Few are as apt as the Philippines’ however: ‘It’s more fun in the Philippines’. You might have tried diving, snorkeling, hiking, and so on elsewhere in the world, but the Philippines really takes it to another level. From the natural wonders, to the urban jungles, to the incredibly friend...

23rd of June
Tags: Philippines, Travel and tours

Manila – the Pearl of the Orient


Lots of big cities are described as being ‘bustling’. Well, until you’ve spent time in Manila, you don’t know the meaning of the word! The Metro Manila area is home to over 24million people, and it is widely considered as the most densely populated city in the world. Whether you find that appealing or not is, of course, down to your own personal tastes. Some may feel overwhelmed by so much activit...

23rd of June
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An Introduction to Luzon – Heart of the Philippines


As you may already know, the Philippines is split into three regions: Luzon to the north, the Visayas in the middle, and Mindanao in the south.In this article, we’re going to give you a quick introduction to Luzon. Included in this will be an overview of the main attractions, but check elsewhere on the Bravo Asia Tours website for more information on each location!  The Basics The region...

23rd of June
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Baguio – The City of Pines


Few cities are as perfectly summed up by their nicknames as Baguio. It has two: the summer capital of the Philippines, and the City of Pines. The first is a reference to its climate. It’s located nearly 1,500m above sea level, making it significantly more temperate than other places in the region of Luzon. In the Philippines’ boiling summers, this makes it an ideal place to escape to. It...

23rd of June
Tags: Pines, Baguio, Philippines