A. Manila is one of the Philippines' oldest cities,and glimpses of cultures past and present blend togetherto give you an experience which is sometimes gritty,sometimes pleasant, but unmistakably authentic. Hereyou can enjoy seeing authentic colonial churches whichwithstand the test of time.
B. Dumaguete is the "city of gentle people". It iswhere you can still find tree-lined streets, with motorcy-cles, not cars and taxis, dominating the road. Everything about it is simple and serene from its people to thevarious places surrounding the city. It is located inNegros Oriental, opposite Bacolod City. A Universitytown where you can see more students than working professionals, Dumaguete is among the most peaceful andcleanest cities in the Visayas.
C. One of the finest things about Samal Island isthat there is more to it than just great beaches. Go spelunking, you can go Island hopping, or join in the funduring its festivals. Yes, it has a lot of celebrations. So,when you go to Samal, there is no way you can be boredbecause there is simply so much you can do! Being one of the top tourist destinations in the country and boasting ofsparkling waters, white sand beaches, who could resist?
D. One thing that we will probably never forget inMisamis Oriental was how delicious the Durian in theprovince is. Make sure you grab one while you are inMisamis Oriental. We also tried the spicy chicken dishcalled Halang-halang in Balingoan. Halang-halang is basically a chicken dish cooked in coconut milk and chili.The word halang-halang is literally a Visayan word thatmeans "spicy-spicy".