Lubi-lubi Festival oldest town in Southern and Central Mindanao the Coco Queen of the South

This is a dance festival extolling the many uses of the coconut in homage to Our Lady of Fatima and St. Roque. Lubi-Lubi sa Glan is a dance festival extolling the many uses of the coconut in homage to Sta. Catalina de Alexandria. It shows that there is more to the coconut than

Sagada was founded as an ili a man from Bika in eastern Abra

Sagada, officially the Municipality of Sagada is a 5th class municipality in the province of Mountain Province, Philippines. It is adjacent to Bontoc, the provincial capital. Sagada is famous for its hanging coffins. This is a

Pintados Festival and Kasadyaan Festival in Tacloban City based on the body-painting traditions

“Pintados,” or “painted people,” is a term that refers to the native Filipinos who Spanish colonizers encountered in the 16th century. Centuries of Spanish occupation affected Filipino culture

Kare Kare Stew Complemented With a Thick Savory Peanut Sauce

Kare-kare is a Philippine stew or curry complemented with a thick savory peanut sauce. Derived from the word Kare means curry, Kare-kare which translates curd and curry

Vigan Travel Back to Colonial Philippines

The entire city of Vigan was later inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage City after being declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is a member of the Organization of World Heritage Cities (OWHC)

Boxer Codex, sometimes known as the Manila Manuscript

The Boxer Codex (Spanish: Códice Boxer), sometimes known as the Manila Manuscript, is a Spanish manuscript written circa 1590, which contains illustrations of ethnic groups in the Philippines

Igado Ilocano Filipino Dish

Pork Igado is an Ilocano stew made of strips of liver and pork tenderloin braised in a tangy and savory soy sauce-vinegar mixture along with spices such as garlic, onions, and bay leaves

El Nido gateway to the Bacuit archipelago

El Nido is currently ranked #4 in Condé Nast Traveler’s list of “20 Most Beautiful Beaches in the World.” CNNgo has called it the Best Beach and Island destination in the Philippines

Peñafrancia Festival Queen of Bicolandia Patroness of Bicol

Our Lady of Peñafrancia is a wooden statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary venerated in Naga City, Bicol, Philippines. The image comes from the original image enshrined in Salamanca, Spain. It is currently housed at the

Sinigang na Hipon delicious soup and tender shrimps is simply irresistible!

Sinigang is one of the most popular and favorite Filipino dishes among locals. It is right there with Adobo although maybe not (yet) quite as popular internationally. Sinigang na Hipon is a type of Filipino sour soup,

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