Situated on the west coast of the Philippines, Manila is its capital city and is known by many as the ‘Pearl of the Orient’. If a city break is what you’re looking for then Manila is the destination for you. The skyline is festooned with towering skyscrapers and the roads and streets are fast paced. The culture in Manila is varied and has been influenced over the years by the Spanish, Chinese and Americans. For this reason it boasts incredible sites of both historic and religious significance. Hotspots such as Fort Santiago, Quiapo Church and the National Museum of Filipino People offer an eclectic and truly Asian experience for any tourist.