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Why travel to the Philippines: From Beaches to Gawad Kalinga This document talks about the reasons why the Philippines is not just in famous of the usual vacation spots but also because of Gawad Kalinga. There are many reasons why you should travel to the Philippines. First there are the obvious reasons for visiting the country. Any beach lover, scuba diver, and surfer know why the Philippines is one of Asia’s top tourist spots. But there are also not so obvious reasons why people should go to visit this land of varied people. Some people go to the country to study others like to volunteer in the Philippines. So what exactly are these top reasons why you need to travel to the Philippines?

The Obvious Reasons why you should Travel to the Philippines This document talks about the reasons why the Philippines is not just in famous of the usual vacation spots but also because of Gawad Kalinga. The Best Vacation Spots in the World


- Everyone knows that the Philippine Archipelago is a land full of natural beauty. Each province offer’s its own host of adventure activities such as hiking, diving, biking, etc. World famous beach locations lined with fine white sand that feels cool to the feet and crystal blue waters are what awaits weary travelers who wish to take a break from the toxic bustle of city life. One can picture oneself sipping cold mango shakes (the best tasting mangoes in the world by all accounts), swinging on a hammock hanging by two coconut trees, and feeling the cool ocean breeze. The island is also rich in historical sites that date back hundreds of years ago during the Spanish colonization. Old picturesque buildings haunted by history draw tourists by the droves Low Prices - One might think that all these vacation locations come at a price. But then you would be wrong. The best accommodations food and other travel expenses come at pretty cheap prices. Also, these prices are even cheaper if you consider the exchange rates.

The Not So Obvious Reasons why you should travel to the Philippines Medical Tourism - Medical tourism is being promoted in the Philippines right now. There are a lot of talented doctors in the Philippines. Having operations here is less expensive


if you compare the healthcare prices in this country compared to those the United States. One can get significant savings if one chooses to get medical aid in the Philippines instead. Volunteer Work - Unlike in other places, the Philippines is a prime location for those who want to do volunteer social work because good charitable organizations are already in place here and you will see actual results, not just half baked projects. In one particular charitable organization, Gawad Kalinga, (an organization that has just attained global credentials) you will be witness to the foundation of sustainable and decent communities for those who were previously homeless. And this project really delivers. Volunteers will have sufficient guidance from these reputable organizations which will make a great addition to your resume. Volunteer in the Philippines and you will see results from your labor of love. Schooling - Just as medical expenses are excellent yet less expensive in the Philippines, so are college expenses. There are a good number of foreign students in the country. One of the best examples of this is the Korean educational exodus. Thousands of South Korean students who want to learn English choose to have their schooling in the Philippines especially since it is a country fluent in the English language.


Why travel to the Philippines: From Beaches to Gawad Kalinga

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Why travel to the Philippines: From Beaches to Gawad Kalinga