It's ideal for those on their way to or from the Philippines' beautiful islands and keen to avoid Manila's traffic.
Nicole Ponseca is one of a new wave of chefs changing the way diners think about Filipino food.
The appalling immigration service really lets down the side.
If you're not fussed where you sit, can travel light and carry some extra snacks then this low-cost carrier now provides a very competitively priced option.
Anthony Bourdain inspired a generation of travellers to look beyond sanitised attractions and experience a country's culture, food and people. The Philippines wants to make sure those tourists keep coming even as it shut down one of Asia's top beaches.
If you want to get to know Manila, just put one foot in front of the other.
A new generation is transforming the Philippines' oldest city.
The real lost world: Striking, mostly uninhabited James Bond-looking islands boasting secluded coves and hidden beaches.
Made up of 7000 islands, this Southeast Asian jewel is the one to watch. Why? Its beaches rival its neighbours, without the tourist hordes; the backdrop for any scene is a volcano, smouldering ominously; dazzling green rice terraces are carved out of incandescent valleys; its plucky and embracing people; its tiny, bug-eyed tarsiers that cling to trees like limpets; and the beautiful bumpy landscapes of Bohol.