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Christmas is a big deal in the Philippines
1 month 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
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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
1 month 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
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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
2 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
2 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
2 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
5 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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The Promise of Ecotourism
5 months ago

The Promise of Ecotourism

The tourism industry plays a significant role in the overall social, cultural, and economic development of a country. However, in promoting increased activity of the tourism industry, it is crucial …
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A Highlander in the Lowland: An Interview with an Igorot
5 months ago

A Highlander in the Lowland: An Interview with an Igorot

According to Amnesty International, there are 370 million indigenous peoples in the world that are clustered to 5000 various groups. Seventy percent are in Asia. In the Philippines, indigenous peoples …
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