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PHILIPPINES

Weddings in the Philippines
3 months ago

Weddings in the Philippines

Like in most countries, wedding traditions in the Philippines can be eccentric. From throwing rice on the newlyweds to pinning money on the couple’s clothes as they dance, it’s safe …
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ASEAN@50: “Partnering for Change, Engaging the World”
3 months ago

ASEAN@50: “Partnering for Change, Engaging the World”

The ASEAN has hit a major milestone as it celebrates its 50th year, with the Philippines being the host for this year’s summits and major events. With the theme “Partnering …
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Christmas is a big deal in the Philippines
7 months ago

Christmas is a big deal in the Philippines

In fact, most Filipinos start their count downs two months before the blessed day arrives. The closer the day gets, the more excited people feel. Mornings are greeted with a …
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The Quirky Lechon Festival: Why Celebrations are More Fun in the Philippines
7 months ago

The Quirky Lechon Festival: Why Celebrations are More Fun in the Philippines

Filipinos love celebrating, especially when the occasion calls for it. Be it a school graduation, birthday or a good turnout in an exam, they will not let the chance to …
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Streets of Manila
7 months ago

Streets of Manila

In the Philippines, friends would usually greet each other with: Kumain ka na ba? (Have you eaten?) as substitute for Kumusta ka na? (How are you?), especially if they often …
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NATIVE TREATS: KAKANIN
7 months ago

NATIVE TREATS: KAKANIN

In Asia where rice is in abundance, it should come as no surprise that it has shaped the palatal preference of the billions of people in the region.

If Korea …
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A Taste of Filipino Culture in Sinigang
8 months ago

A Taste of Filipino Culture in Sinigang

Food is an essential part in a traveler’s itinerary, not only due to necessity, but also because of the unique adventure that food has to offer. It’s a beautiful thing …
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Tickling the Foreign Stomach with Filipino Exotic Delicacies
8 months ago

Tickling the Foreign Stomach with Filipino Exotic Delicacies

Have you ever tried tasting food from the Philippines? It has no guarantee that you’d deem them “delicious” because a person’s judgment of food is culturally relative. Nevertheless, it would …
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A National Favorite: Adobo
8 months ago

A National Favorite: Adobo

If there were a countrywide plebiscite to determine the official representative dish of the Philippines, adobo would probably come out as the eventual choice. Almost every Filipino loves adobo.

Adobo
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ECOTOURISM: A Marriage of Nature and Tourism
11 months ago

ECOTOURISM: A Marriage of Nature and Tourism

Taking environmental conservation to the next level, Masungi Georeserve has opened its doors to the public in 2015. In the 1990s, this now-legendary forest has been heavily deforested due to …
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