There are a total of 81 provinces in the Philippines. Thirty kilometres south of Manila begins the diversified and dynamic province of Laguna. The best known place historically is the birth place of the national hero Jose Rizal in the town of Calamba. The younger generation though are more tuned in to the 23 world-class rides and attractions just 40 kilometres south of Manila, which has already claimed over 10 million visitors at Enchanted Kingdom in Santa Rosa.
The centre of worldwide rice research in Los Banos is funded by companies and countries worldwide, recognising the fact that half the word population lives on rice. Every type of rice
from all over the world is stored here in a rice vault, and they have a brilliant Rice Museum open to all, that both fascinates and educates all visitors about the place and importance of rice on our planet.