Talking Filipino – A Traveler’s Cheat Sheet

Whether you’re hiking the Cordillera rice terraces or relaxing at a beach in Boracay , using this Filipino travel guide will help you enrich your experience by being able to communicate.

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What Language Do I Need To Know?

The Philippines is made up of thousands of islands and is home to more than 150 languages!

The two main languages are Tagalog and Cebuano and below are maps that show which islands speak which language.

Luzon Area (Speak Tagalog)



Visayan Area (Speak Cebuano)



Speaking Filipino Cheat Sheet


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What travel phrases do you most want to learn?

Please let us know in the comments about your Philippines experiences.

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