When you tell people who have been to Istanbul, 9 times out of ten, they will say it’s one of their most favorite cities in the world. Maybe it’s the stunning architecture, or it’s unique geography – physically connecting Asia and Europe, or the amazing cuisine and sophisticate urbanites; but there is an intangible magic about the place. Each city I’ve traveled in Europe and Asia has special way about it, but Istanbul feels like home and completely foreign at the same time.
I visited the Philippines 3 times in 2015 spending about 3 months there in total. Here are my Itineraries. Several destinations below are linked to more detailed posts, and these are generally my favorites and most recommended. You will also find a list of things you should consider bringing with you as they will be difficult to find outside the large cities of the Philippines.