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The Philippines



The Philippines Consists of a group of islands of more than 7000. It is easely reached from major Asian destination like Hong Kong, Singapore Taipei and varios other places. There are a couple of International Airports. Manila has one as does Cebu. From both these places there are inland flights to almost all the big islands. The flying time from Hong Kong to Manila is about 3 hours. To Cebu is an hour extra hour flying. Cathay Pacific, Singapore Airlines, Qatar Airways, Emirates and Japan Airlines have direct flights to Cebu and many airlines fly direct to Manila


Because of the spoken languages the Philippines make an excelent place to go for a holiday. English is a compulsory language in school, as a matter of fact most subjects are taught in english. Spanish is still spoken by the older people and the national language and many of its dialects use a lot of spanish words.

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