Perfect beaches. Friendly locals. Fascinating history. So why is the Philippines still a laggard in the regional travel market? And will a new promotional campaign help?
TV producer Sherbien slogged through heavy rains and clogged roads to take these images of flooding in Manila
iReporter Matetreyes wants the world to know there's more to the Philippines than Boracay, Palawan and Cebu
From tropical boltholes to North Korea, the NSA whistleblower has plenty of places to seek refuge
In Burnham Park in Baguio City, you might come across an interesting character dressed up, selling coffee
Plus: Why their new tourism tagline isn't going down so well
Capturing the color and characters that make up the 'festival of smiling faces'
Typhoon Megi hits the Philippines with winds of 225 kph and heavy rainfall
Mount Mayon is the most volatile of more than 50 volcanoes in the Philippines
Converted into a museum last year, this house, built around 1730, offers a remarkable insight into the architecture and culture of 18th century Jesuits in Cebu
So many beaches in Asia, so little time, so we've picked out our faves for their seclusion, watersport action and local flavor