Philippines
  • The Ten Most Beautiful Beaches and Islands in the Philippines

    The Ten Most Beautiful Beaches and Islands in the Philippines

    Deserted beaches, gin-clear waters that are teeming with sea-life, a welcoming population – the Philippines is the perfect holiday destination for any beach-loving couple.

  • Fall in Love with the Five-Star Philippines

    Fall in Love with the Five-Star Philippines

    In a country with more than 7,000 islands, there’s a little stretch of powdery white sand waiting for everyone in the Philippines. Somehow, many islands in the archipelago have mercifully remained clear of mainstream tourist paths, and even those that have been discovered still have a last-frontier feel about them.

  • Jet Set to the Philippines with AUD199 Return Flights Sydney to Manila

    Jet Set to the Philippines with AUD199 Return Flights Sydney to Manila

    It doesn't get much sweeter than this. Return flights from Sydney to Manila for AUD199 with Cebu Pacific. Take advantage of this fabulous deal, save yourselves some money and have a blissful holiday for two!

  • Romance on the Reserve: What Lies Beneath El Nido Marine Reserve Palawan

    Romance on the Reserve: What Lies Beneath El Nido Marine Reserve Palawan

    Even by night the gods of El Nido seem incapable of taming their palette. Beneath a full moon the lagoon shallows still glow like pale jade. Come morning, you head out to explore this world of upstart isles that rise from the sea in mad limestone spires with wild jungle top-knots.

  • Island Hopping in the Philippines

    Island Hopping in the Philippines

    Picture-postcard beaches, exciting mega cities, verdant rice fields, splendid nature and some of the friendliest locals you’ll ever meet: the Philippines is a holiday paradise. Culturally and spiritually it’s a world apart from most other countries in Southeast Asia, thanks in part to the legacy of 350 years of Spanish rule, and this eclectic mix of European and Asian influences makes for an intoxicating holiday experience.

  • Cebu Pacific offers $149 seat sale for Sydney-Manila route

    Cebu Pacific offers $149 seat sale for Sydney-Manila route

    Couples in need of a romantic getaway - there couldn't be a better time to visit the Philppines! Cebu Pacific is offering $149 seats for the Sydney-Manila route so get packing!

  • Experience the romance of the Philippines

    Experience the romance of the Philippines

    Floating in the Pacific Ocean is the captivating island nation of the Philippines. This fascinating destination is home to an incredible amount of natural beauty, making it the perfect setting for a romantic getaway. The Philippines is actually made up of 7,107 islands - so you're sure to find the perfect one for you!

  • Top 5 Bohol Adventures for Nature Lovers

    Top 5 Bohol Adventures for Nature Lovers

    Dubbed a 'little slice of heaven' by the local Filipinos, Bohol is a fabulous destination for couples who enjoy communing with nature, exploring idyllic islands and encountering fascinating wildlife. We've searched this beautiful Philippine island for the top five activities that will take your breath away.

     

     

  • Inspired by Nature in Beautiful Bohol

    Inspired by Nature in Beautiful Bohol

    Dawn comes gently in Bohol, as colourful bancas converge in the tranquil waters off Balicasag Island, home to 11 species of dolphins and whales. A centuries-old watchtower stands atop this coral island, and now and then, a green sea turtle breaks the water's sparkling surface as if to take in its delightful surroundings.

  • Top 5 things to do in Boracay

    Top 5 things to do in Boracay

     

    'So many beaches, so little time!' may be the cry of every traveller who's washed up on Boracay and wondered whether there's a holiday long enough to ever grow tired of its powdery shores, azure water and tropical vistas.

     

    With so much to enjoy on the island, we round up the five essentials for couples looking to sample the best of Boracay.

  • Blissed Out in Boracay

    Blissed Out in Boracay

    A perfect day in Boracay begins and ends on the beach. Which beach, of course, is up to you.

    The stuff of dreams, desktop wallpapers and travel awards, Boracay's four-kilometre White Beach is one of the purest, most sensational stretches of sand and sea anywhere on the globe. White Beach welcomes thousands of visitors yearly, and its legendary shores are packed with throngs of sandal-clad sun-seekers especially in the dry season.

  • Time to Fly: Cebu Pacific Air's new Sydney to Manila route

    Time to Fly: Cebu Pacific Air's new Sydney to Manila route

    If you're planning to spend your honeymoon or romantic holiday in the Philippines, this news will put a smile on your face! Cebu Pacific Air, the largest Philippine airline carrier, has just announced non-stop flights from Sydney to Manila.

  • Asian Islands For Two - Palawan, Philippines

    Asian Islands For Two - Palawan, Philippines

    Boracay often steals the limelight when it comes to Philippine beaches, but the Palawan archipelago, comprising 1,780 islands in the western Philippines, is equally spectacular for its exotic wildlife, quaint fishing villages, and UNESCO World Heritage Sites (and its swathes of unspoilt sand, of course!). Coron is a fantastic base for an adventure, especially for underwater explorers seeking to dive amid the Japanese shipwrecks of the 1940s, ranked among the best dive sites in the world. Couples looking for a romantic island honeymoon or holiday just for two, you don't want to miss this.

  • Top 5 Things to do in Palawan, the Philippines

    Top 5 Things to do in Palawan, the Philippines

    Palawan is one of those places that rarely fail to leave an impression. Sometimes referred to as "the Philippine frontier", Palawan's islands offer travellers a wealth of opportunities to commune with nature.

    Read on to find our top 5 things to see and do...

  • Discovering Cebu

    Discovering Cebu

    There are only a handful of places that can go toe-to-toe with Cebu when it comes to mangoes. The rolling slopes of the island's interior are studded with green mango trees, their peerless, silky fruit ripening under the tropical sun.

    A source of great regional pride, Cebu's mangoes are characteristic of the islands they spring from: unpretentious, unrefined and bursting with vibrant pleasures.

  • Top 5 Most Romantic Resorts - the Philippines

    Top 5 Most Romantic Resorts - the Philippines

    As a holiday destination the Philippines has so much to offer travellers, - not only the high energy capital of Manila, but the dreamy islands which are perfect for a laid back, luxurious holiday. With a flight time of roughly eight hours, you’ll arrive without the jet lag, and the resorts in our top five list are no more than a couple of hours from Manila.

    Read on to view our top five …

  • The romance of dining barefoot

    The romance of dining barefoot

    There's something incredibly enchanting about strolling up to a restaurant barefoot, ideally after a short walk along the beach from your luxury ocean-front bungalow. It's the picture of romance: eating fresh seafood at a candle-lit table on the beach, while the waves crash directly in front of you and your hair blows in the wind.

    While there are a wide array of such spots on islands all over the world, there are a couple of places that are worth a special mention.

  • Experience The Philippines with The Peninsula Academy

    Experience The Philippines with The Peninsula Academy

    The Peninsula Hotels are all about providing their guests with romantic experiences – culture, excitement, adventure, art, entertainment, history and more. They do this through the Peninsula Academy, their way of offering tailored programmes for adults and children alike - in typical Peninsula style. 

    We recently stumbled across the Peninsula Academy's plans for guests staying in The Peninsula Manila. Manila is a jewel of the Philippines, a city ready to be experienced. For couples with an eye for the perfect getaway for two or honeymoon in the Phillipines, check out these activities you can get up to at The Peninsula Manila.

  • Top 10 Asian Honeymoon Hotspots

    Top 10 Asian Honeymoon Hotspots

    A diverse collection of islands, jungles, cities and hinterlands, Asia boasts an almost endless list of incredible destinations, so picking exactly where to visit can be a bit of a challenge.

    Whether you're dreaming of a honeymoon on the beach, in a glamorous city or somewhere remote and rugged, we've handpicked 10 destinations for the perfect post-wedding getaway.

  • Snorkelling Sensations: Discover Extraordinary & Romantic Aquatic Wonders

    Snorkelling Sensations: Discover Extraordinary & Romantic Aquatic Wonders

    Get set for a pulse-quickening, eyes-agog escape. Melissa Rimac plunges in to find the regions’ most extraordinary, most romantic, aquatic wonders.

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