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Top summer destinations 2015

Summer is not yet over. You still have more than a month to enjoy summer vacation with your family before school opens next month. You can check out the list of top summer vacation spots.


Visit Pagudpod in the North. Yet to be a top tourist destination, Pagudpud remains a pristine paradise of graceful coconut trees, simple huts and a peaceful breeze. Shimmering white gold sand and sapphire waves stretch out endlessly, with remote coastal areas provide unforgettable diving experience.

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400 kilometers from Manila is the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Vigan. With its old Spanish architecture throughout the center of the city, Vigan is the best-preserved example of a planned Spanish colonial town. The ancestral houses were built mostly by rich

Chinese traders with thick brick walls and plastered with red clay. The sturdy tile roofs are made to survive earthquakes. Walking around the town and seeing St. Paul’s Cathedral, the Palacio de Arzobispado and the Burgos National Museum will definitely keep you breathless.

Camarines Sur

10-12 hours away from Manila is the Spanish-founded settlement of Camarines Sur. Its name comes from camaronchones or camarines, warehouse or barn in Spanish. Small nipa and bamboo huts are still used by the locals of the area. Now a favorite destination for vacations, visitors can enjoy wakeboarding at CamSur Watersports Complex, taste sinarapan, the smallest fish in the world in Buhi, or explore the miles of beaches, or see the awesome rock formations in the Caramoan Peninsula National Park.

After seeing the limestone islands, kayaking, collecting beautiful shells, hiking and spelunking, your trip home is sure to be filled with happy memories.


The nearest getaway from Manila, Tagaytay is the ideal romantic vacation spot. With a breathtaking view from picnic spots overlooking Taal Lake. Couples can bond with an assortment of activities like horseback riding, golfing, or simply sightseeing. With the lush greenery and vibrant flowers, every moment is picture-perfect.


The City of Pines and the Summer Capital of the Philippines, Baguio is everyone’s favorite place to go to for a change of scenery, and the lovely cuddly weather. Popular spots like Camp John Hay, Burnham Park, Session Road, Mines View Park, the Strawberry Fields are timeless.

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