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Pilgrimage Tourism in the Philippines

Travelers looking to rev up their spiritual life need not go any farther than the Philippines, which is home to some of the world’s oldest and beautiful churches. The archipelago of 7,107 islands, which was under Spanish rule for more than 300 years, is the largest Catholic country in Asia. Hundreds of churches have been constructed across the nation since the Spaniards arrived in the Philippines in 1521. With its rich religious heritage, the Philippines is cashing in on pilgrimage tourism to boost its coffers. Continue reading

Tagaytay City, Philippines travel

Invigorating cool climes and enchanting scenic beauty make Tagaytay City a magnetic travel destination. Located 2500 feet above sea level this “second summer capital” of the Philippines is more than an average tourist resort. Its fame as a spiritual retreat bears witness to its salubrious and serene atmosphere which makes it an excellent getaway from the rush of the city. Continue reading