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How do you celebrate “fiesta” in your hometown? Different places have different culture. One way of knowing or learning the culture of a particular place is to attend or witness their “festival”. In doing so, you’ll gain knowledge of their culture which includes their local history, foods and drinks and many others. Here is a List of Traditionally Celebrated Socio-cultural & Religious Festivity per Locality in the Historic Province of Nueva Ecija in Central Luzon i...
Published by Nobert Bermosa 58 months ago in Philippines | +1 votes | 0 comments
The most common souvenirs we usually bring home from a trip are the scores of pictures we had in every nook and corner of the places we visited. The pictures are memories sealed with our happy and excited faces as we go from one place to the other – taking in everything the places have to offer. But, if you visit Vigan, it’s not enough to bring home pictures with you riding a calesa (horse carriage) or a smiling shot of you at an old house at the cobblestoned Heritage Village.
Published by BlogWriter 63 months ago in Philippines | +2 votes | 0 comments
Are you planning a trip to Sabang in Puerto Princesa to see the underground river? It will be worthwhile to stop by a nearby river when you get to the rendezvous area to enjoy the mangrove paddle boat tour. Visiting the mangroves will enable tourists to get a glimpse of a typical pristine forest that reminds one of the state of the environment during the 1960s.
Published by Patrick Regoniel 64 months ago in Philippines | +9 votes | 3 comments
An archipelago comprising of 7,107 islands, the Philippines abounds of natural wonders ranging from lofty mountain peaks plummeting to the dark depths of subterranean worlds. It is also one of the most biologically diverse countries in the world with over 100 mammal species and 170 bird species unique only to the country. Enjoy a tour to some of the best nature's treasures of the Philippines.
Published by Eddie Go 65 months ago in Philippines | +13 votes | 7 comments
Baguio city is a highly urbanized city located in Northern Luzon. The city is at an altitude of 1,500 meters above sea level and it was declared as the Summer capital of the Philippines because of its cool weather. The city is not only known for its cool weather but also of its magnificent tourist spots worth visiting and the warm hospitality of the Cordillera People.
Published by Teddy Sy 65 months ago in Philippines | +6 votes | 1 comments
Intramuros is a historic and oldest district center of Manila, the capital of the Philippines. It is also called the Walled City. This bastioned Intramuros was the seat of the government during the Spanish Colonial Period. The Latin word intramuros means ‘within the wall’ and beyond the walls of Manila were referred to as extramuros meaning “outside the wall.”
Published by Ron Siojo 65 months ago in Philippines | +33 votes | 9 comments
All VAT registered entities are mandated to add the value added tax in their sales to customers. Clients or customers who claim that their VAT should be zero rated should provide the seller documents as required by the Bureau of Internal Revenue to serve as proof that indeed their business is value added tax, zero rated.
Published by Marie A. 68 months ago in Philippines | +6 votes | 4 comments
The Philippines, a republic, is headed by a President elected by majority of Filipino qualified voters for a term of six years. His official residence is the Malacañan Palace which is more popularly known as Malacañang. In the Filipino language, it is “Palasyo ng Malakanyang”. Here are some of the most historical and interesting facts about the Philippine President’s “official residence”.
Published by Nobert Bermosa 68 months ago in Philippines | +4 votes | 2 comments
he Philippines is an archipelago of 7,107 islands which is home to white sandy beaches, a handful of virgin forests, beautiful caves and natural formations, fascinating marine life and world class diving spots, and a lot of other natural wonders. With several thousand islands, you can expect a variety of sub-cultures and touring the main islands of Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao will truly satisfy your cultural curiosity.
Published by forstine carter 68 months ago in Philippines | +1 votes | 1 comments
A flag is a nation’s symbol. It’s a symbol of independence and freedom. The Philippine flag is one of the most beautifully designed flag in the world. This rectangular flag is composed of four colors – blue, red, white and yellow. All the designs and colors incorporated on the Philippine flag represent important and historic meanings.
Published by Nobert Bermosa 69 months ago in Philippines | +3 votes | 2 comments
Tandang Sora, Teodora Agoncillo, Gabriela Silang the Ilocano Joan of Arc are just some of the many great Filipino women in Philippine history. You can call them Filipina, Pilipina, and Pinay - they'ra ll the same. There are several Filipino women who are famous worldwide for their achievement and extraordinary abilities and skills.
Published by Nobert Bermosa 69 months ago in Philippines | +6 votes | 4 comments
One of the most prestigious military schools in Asia is the Philippine Military Academy or PMA. It has been in existence for several decades now. It is the training ground for the officers of the Armed Forces of the Philippines. To be a graduate of this honorable military academy is a prestige and honor.
Published by Nobert Bermosa 69 months ago in Philippines | +4 votes | 1 comments
The Armed Forces of the Philippines (together with the Philippine national Police) is the major institution that is in-charge of protecting and keeping peace and order in the Philippines. It is the defender of democracy and the protector of invaders. This volunteer force is composed of 125,000 active soldiers and over 130,000 reservists. Here are some of the most important and interesting things about the AFP or Armed Forces of the Philippines.
Published by Nobert Bermosa 69 months ago in Philippines | +4 votes | 4 comments
The Philippines is geographically divided into 3 major divisions – Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao. Luzon is the largest Philippine island followed by Mindanao. Mindanao is the only part of the Philippines where there is significantly noticeable population of Muslims particularly in the Autonomous Region for Muslim Mindanao. Here are some interesting facts about Mindanao – the Land of Promise.The Philippines is geographically divided into 3 major divisions – Luzon, Visayas and M...
Published by Nobert Bermosa 69 months ago in Philippines | +4 votes | 2 comments
The Visayas is commonly referred to as Central Philippines. Visayas is one of the 3 geographical divisions of the Philippines. The other two are Luzon and Mindanao. Altogether, these 3 divisions are colloquially known as Luzviminda. The residents of the Visayas are called Visayans. It is composed of several islands and islets. Here are some interesting and important facts about the Visayas.
Published by Nobert Bermosa 69 months ago in Philippines | +6 votes | 5 comments
The island of Luzon is the largest Philippine island. It is located in the northern part of the archipelago. Together with Visayas and Mindanao, they are collectively nicknamed “Luzviminda” – Luz for Luzon, Vi for Visayas and Minda for Mindanao. The largest percentage of the country’s population is concentrated in the island of Luzon. Most of the more progressive cities and town are within the boundaries of Luzon. The country’s capital is also located in the isla...
Published by Nobert Bermosa 69 months ago in Philippines | +0 votes | 0 comments
The Philippines is a great place for a summer vacation. There is so much to do and the people are so friendly and you make you feel at home. When you are in the Philippines be sure to visit Boracay as it has one of the most popular beaches. You can sunbath, enjoy water sports and fire dancing.
Published by norlaw 69 months ago in Philippines | +0 votes | 0 comments
The Philippines is an archipelago of more than 7,100 islands. There are more than one hundred dialects spoken in the country. Tagalog, Ilocano, Cebuano, Kapampangan, Waray, Bicolanos, Ibanags and many others are among the largest ethnic groups in the Philippines. Each ethnic group has their own distinct and unique music. Here are the most popular songs of the Ilocanos, Tagalogs, Cebuanos, Kapampangan, Pangasinenses and Bicolanos.
Published by Nobert Bermosa 69 months ago in Philippines | +2 votes | 0 comments
Filipinos are music lovers. Many Filipino singers are popular internationally such as Lea Salonga who is known for her performance in “Miss Saigon” and other world famous musical plays and Charice Pempengco who was discovered through his uploaded performances on YouTube. Some Filipino music artists also gain international fame through their recorded songs like Freddie Aguilar, Jose Mari Chan and Rico J. Puno.
Published by Nobert Bermosa 69 months ago in Philippines | +0 votes | 0 comments
The Filipinos are music lovers. Music is a way for Filipinos to express their feelings and aspirations in life. Even the most common people have their own music. Filipino folks clearly and lucidly express their experiences and dreams through folk songs. Among the most popular traditional folk songs include Bahay Kubo, Paroparong Bukid, Magtanim ay Di Biro and many others.
Published by Nobert Bermosa 69 months ago in Philippines | +0 votes | 0 comments
We are already passing halfway of March, the fire prevention month, so declared because it is in this month when most fires happen and with it being among the hottest month here in the Philippines. Last Thursday, March 15, as early as 3:30 in the morning, I pull-out of sleep by frantic shoots of “Fire.” It was half a block away from my house and one can see the blaze of fire and smoke up in the air and heat from a distance of 30 feet away. The fire was declared controlled at around 5:3...
Published by Ron Siojo 230 months ago in Philippines | +3 votes | 4 comments
Sorbetes is the Philippine version of ice cream commonly peddled from carts in the streets of the both urban and rural districts. It is usually serve with small sugar cones or wafer, and recently with buns. It is usually made from coconut milk or caraboÂ’s (water buffalo) milk, unlike others that are made from cowÂ’s milk. Usually, the ice cream peddler (sorbetero) rings his bell to make notice that the ice cream seller just arrive. Whenever the children heard the bell rings, the kids runs...
Published by Ron Siojo 70 months ago in Philippines | +20 votes | 19 comments
The Philippines is known for its thrilling and exciting tourist attractions and colorful festivals, is gradually making a name for itself as a paradise for water sports enthusiasts. ‘Paraw’ Regatta – Iloilo’s festival feature colorful boats in a 36 kilometer race along the Iloilo Strait between Iloilo and Guimaras Island (island with beautiful beaches and marvelous mountain tracks). The paraw is a small and slim double outrigger made of indigenous materials and traditionally use...
Published by Ron Siojo 230 months ago in Philippines | +13 votes | 9 comments
The Philippines is unquestionably one of the most beautiful places in the world. Blessed with a rich diversity of flora and fauna and a plethora of terrestrial sights that can only be seen in the country, it is also the home of the best beaches in the planet. With 7,107 islands to choose from, one cannot help but to conclude that it is really more fun here in the Philippines.
Published by Jazen Ley 70 months ago in Philippines | +5 votes | 7 comments
This festival in the Philippines, held in Paoay, Ilocos Norte was introduced by friars since the days of the Spanish era in the 16th century. It is a celebration of the last day of merry festivity held every Tuesday before Ash Wednesday. The town people enjoy all forms of jovial activities before they observe the austerity of the Lenten season. “Guling,” an Ilocano word means to smear or mark the sign of the cross in a person’s forehead. They use wet and white rice flour which means...
Published by Ron Siojo 70 months ago in Philippines | +29 votes | 22 comments
Superstitions have been flawlessly incorporated into the daily lives of Filipinos that it seems quite normal when we perform several superstitious acts in a day. Though they may sound weird when being read, most of the beliefs feel natural when acted out. These beliefs just show how rich the culture of the Filipinos is.
Published by Lindbergh Lendl Soriano 71 months ago in Philippines | +2 votes | 0 comments
Philippines is known to be the Pearl of the Orient and it is known to be a tropical country. Summers are best enjoy here in the Philippines and there are a lot of places you can go in this country. Knowing about the tourists spots here, there are also some great places you can go besides to those tourists spots.
Published by Grace Galang 71 months ago in Philippines | +5 votes | 3 comments
Are you looking for up to date information on cheap but safe hotels in Manila, Philippines? Check the following
Published by Simon Kimani 72 months ago in Philippines | +1 votes | 0 comments
A short list of Filipino superstitious beliefs related to deathÂ…
Published by Guimo Pantuhan 72 months ago in Philippines | +17 votes | 14 comments
Which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site – Banawe Rice Terraces or Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras? The famous and beautiful Banaue or Banawe Rice Terraces is considered by Filipinos as the “8th wonder of the world”.
Published by Nobert Bermosa 72 months ago in Philippines | +4 votes | 3 comments
A visit in the Philippines is incomplete without seeing the scenic and beautiful Taal Volcano and the economically and geographically important Taal Lake. Here are some of the most interesting facts about Taal Lake and Taal Volcano.
Published by Nobert Bermosa 72 months ago in Philippines | +3 votes | 2 comments
Certainly, the captivating and attractive Mayon Volcano in Bicol Region is the most popular cone shaped volcano in the country and one of the most beautiful in the world. Here are some of the most interesting geographical and historical facts about Mount Mayon.
Published by Nobert Bermosa 230 months ago in Philippines | +1 votes | 1 comments
Mount Apo is one of the best preparations before trying to climb the world’s highest peak – Mount Everest. Here are some of the most significant and important facts about Mount Apo.
Published by Nobert Bermosa 72 months ago in Philippines | +9 votes | 3 comments
A short list of unique modes of transportation in the Philippines...
Published by Guimo Pantuhan 72 months ago in Philippines | +21 votes | 14 comments

A review of South Diner, a restaurant with American Cuisine in BF Homes, Paranaque

Published by Antonio Imperial 72 months ago in Philippines | +1 votes | 0 comments
There are 33 highly urbanized cities in the Philippines. Here are the 17 highly urbanized cities outside of Metro Manila.
Published by Nobert Bermosa 73 months ago in Philippines | +6 votes | 5 comments
Many households in the flood-ravaged cities of Cagayan de Oro and Iligan city, Philippines are sad and grieving. There will be no fireworks or Christmas lights but instead, candles will be lit in houses where power has yet to be restored, and in funeral wakes.
Published by Ron Siojo 73 months ago in Philippines | +17 votes | 17 comments
Many households in the flood-ravaged cities of Cagayan de Oro and Iligan city, Philippines are sad and grieving. There will be no fireworks or Christmas lights but instead, candles will be lit in houses where power has yet to be restored, and in funeral wakes.
Published by Ron Siojo 230 months ago in Philippines | +0 votes | 0 comments
The San Fernando Frog Festival takes place in Pampanga in the Philippines every October of the year. It is often referred to as Piestang Tugak in the San Fernando,Pampanga. This article discusses the various events held during the event.
Published by Gimpao Ni Ei Suuh 73 months ago in Philippines | +2 votes | 2 comments
Piña fabric is the ingenious fabric derived from the leaves of the Spanish Red Pineapple. It is said that its one of the finest of all hand-woven fabrics in the Philippines. Piña fabric is hand-weaved from pineapple leaf fiber. But because Piña weavers in the country are diminishing, its scarceness makes the delicate Piña cloth expensive.
Published by Ron Siojo 74 months ago in Philippines | +18 votes | 16 comments
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Published by Petal 75 months ago in Philippines | +15 votes | 8 comments
How to get to Taraw Cave in San Rafael, Puerto Princesa, Palawan.
Published by Patrick Regoniel 77 months ago in Philippines | +7 votes | 2 comments
Taal Volcano is located about 60 km of Metro Manila, the capital of the Philippines. It is a complex volcanic system composed of a small volcanic island (Volcano Island), which has been the site of almost all historic activity, located within a 20x30 km lake-filled complex caldera. (Taal Lake formerly called Lake Bonbon), one of the great volcano-tectonic depressions of the world.
Published by Ron Siojo 77 months ago in Philippines | +15 votes | 10 comments
Cagbalete is a small island off the coast of Quezon province in the Philippines. Situated in the Pacific Ocean, it offers warm climate and beautiful waters. Learn how to get there.
Published by Christine Gapuz 78 months ago in Philippines | +7 votes | 5 comments
The beautiful image of elihan cauayan negros occidental and its natural beauty.
Published by Bobie Cayao 79 months ago in Philippines | +7 votes | 7 comments
A review of Zark's Burgers in Taft Ave., Manila
Published by Antonio Imperial 79 months ago in Philippines | +0 votes | 1 comments
Visit the Balsahan River in Puerto Princesa during your stay in Palawan and enjoy its cool refreshing waters.
Published by Patrick Regoniel 83 months ago in Philippines | +3 votes | 2 comments
See Bakers Hill in Puerto Princesa in your tour of Palawan and take some time to relax.
Published by Patrick Regoniel 83 months ago in Philippines | +3 votes | 3 comments
The Philippines has been blessed with spectacular gifts of nature, among which are numerable waterfalls of different types and heights – grand bodies of water typically nestled in secluded thick forest. These often underrated natural wonders which are not only offer a serene sanctuary for visitors but also are of great value to communities. Here are some glance of the country’s most picturesque waterfalls hoping to stir greater appreciation and awareness for the preservation of these na...
Published by Ron Siojo 83 months ago in Philippines | +11 votes | 8 comments
Do you want to see the first sanitary landfill in the Philippines? The place to go is Puerto Princesa.
Published by Patrick Regoniel 83 months ago in Philippines | +4 votes | 3 comments
List of recommended restaurants in Metro Manila
Published by CDelRosario 84 months ago in Philippines | +1 votes | 0 comments
Padre Diego Cera started to build the bamboo organ in 1816, while the church was still under construction. Having the experienced on building organs in Manila with some organ stops made of bamboo, he decided to built one using only bamboo for the pipes. The organ was first heard in 1821 yet without the bamboo pipes as horizontal trumpets. He completed the work in 1824 after finally deciding to use metal for the horizontal trumpets whose character of sound he could not get with bamboo resonators...
Published by Ron Siojo 84 months ago in Philippines | +8 votes | 5 comments
Jeepneys are a popular means of public transportation in the Philippines. They were originally made from US military jeeps left over from World War II. As American troops began to leave the Philippines at the end of World War II, hundreds of surplus jeeps were sold or given to local Filipinos. Locals stripped down the jeeps to accommodate several passengers, added metal roofs for shade, and decorated the vehicles with vibrant colors and bright chrome hood ornaments.
Published by Ron Siojo 84 months ago in Philippines | +9 votes | 4 comments
The Bamboo Organ of Las Piñas City, Philippines is housed in St. Joseph's Church awaiting daily visits of people from different places.
Published by Felisa Daskeo 230 months ago in Philippines | +0 votes | 0 comments
Passenger jeepneys in the Philippines are filled with so many interesting details - fiesta-like paint jobs, hood-mounted horses, and even contradicting images of religious and pop icons. This article lists the funniest and most insightful of another interesting mainstay in Filipino passenger jeeps - the ubiquitous jeepney sign or karatula.
Published by Andi Allegre 84 months ago in Philippines | +5 votes | 3 comments
The most interesting facts about the Philippines.
Published by Nobert Bermosa 83 months ago in Philippines | +12 votes | 5 comments
Family Holidays in Cebu City (Philippines), like during the Holy Week and the Sinulog Mardi Gras, are very popular. Cebu City offers tourists and Filipinos tourist attractions like the Basilica del Santo Nino, white sand beaches, like in Bantayan Island, and the popular lechon.
Published by Jonel Abellanosa 85 months ago in Philippines | +3 votes | 0 comments
The Boracay Island is one of the tourist destinations in the Philippines. The Island is approximately located about 315 km or 200 miles in the South of Manila. It is about 2 kilometers from the northwest tip of the Panay Island
Published by hunterfact 85 months ago in Philippines | +1 votes | 0 comments
A trip to the summer capital of the Philippines which is Baguio City. Also called the city of pines, join me as I go visit Baguio City.
Published by Aileen P. N. 85 months ago in Philippines | +7 votes | 7 comments
CebuÂ’s historic churches date back to Spanish colonial times. They testify of Cebu CityÂ’s rich cultural heritage, Catholicism, customs and traditions, and the Spanish influence in Philippine art and architecture.
Published by Jonel Abellanosa 86 months ago in Philippines | +7 votes | 1 comments
The Philippines is the only Asian country where Christians predominate. Majority of its people are Roman Catholic. Christmas, therefore, is an extremely important and revered holiday for most Filipinos. It is a time for family, for sharing, for giving, and a time for food, fun, and friendship.
Published by Ron Siojo 86 months ago in Philippines | +10 votes | 10 comments
The Philippines is considered to be the only catholic country in Asia. It is mainly because of the strong influence by the Catholic faith brought about by the Spanish discovery and occupation of the country. There are innumerable churches and cathedrals all over the country; these are the cogent evidence of the Catholic faith.
Published by Ron Siojo 88 months ago in Philippines | +16 votes | 10 comments
The Filipino race originated from different races which explains why Filipinos are versatile people.
Published by Felisa Daskeo 88 months ago in Philippines | +6 votes | 2 comments
A great number of rare and exotic animals exist only in the Philippines. The country's surrounding waters reportedly have the highest level of biodiversity in the world. But this distinction was soon overshadowed by the fact that the Philippines have been dubbed as the "hottest of the hot spots" by no less than the Conservation International.
Published by Ron Siojo 88 months ago in Philippines | +12 votes | 8 comments
Cebu City is considered as the oldest city in the country, as this was the site of the earliest European settlement established by Spanish conqueror Miguel Lopez de Legazpi in 1565. The Baclayon Church in Bohol is considered as the oldest stone church in the Philippines. But some historians disagree, claiming that San Agustin Church in Manila deserves the title
Published by Ron Siojo 88 months ago in Philippines | +15 votes | 19 comments
The February 1, 1814 eruption of the Mayon Volcano was recorded as the fifth strongest, based on accounts of previous eruptions since 1616. The eruption covered the countryside with ash and lahar. An estimated 15,000 people died, including 1,200 who sought shelter inside Cagsawa Church where they prayed for safety
Published by Ron Siojo 89 months ago in Philippines | +18 votes | 9 comments
Facts about the underground river, a famous tourist destination, in Puerto Princesa, Philippines.
Published by Patrick Regoniel 89 months ago in Philippines | +7 votes | 3 comments
The Most Remarkable and Significant National Shrines in the Philippines
Published by Nobert Bermosa 90 months ago in Philippines | +6 votes | 3 comments
little facts about Camarines Sur
Published by Celina Durante 90 months ago in Philippines | +0 votes | 0 comments
In the Philippines, there are between 120 and 175 languages, depending on the method of classification four languages no longer have any known speakers. Almost all the Philippine languages belong to the Austronesian language family.
Published by Ron Siojo 91 months ago in Philippines | +11 votes | 8 comments
Boracay Island is a well-known destination in the Philippines where people get to enjoy the beach and its many attractions.
Published by Patrick Regoniel 93 months ago in Philippines | +6 votes | 3 comments
The exotic sounds of gongs enchant many tourists who travel to the Philippines. Unchanged by the modern ways, a wide variety of gongs are used until the present day.
Published by Athena Goodlight 94 months ago in Philippines | +10 votes | 0 comments
In the various regions of the Philippines are found a variety of bamboo instruments. These produce different sounds depending on the manner the instrument is played, that is, whether, blown, struck, or plucked.
Published by Athena Goodlight 94 months ago in Philippines | +25 votes | 8 comments
The San Sebastian Church in Manila, Philippines was the first all-iron church in the world; the first all-iron structure in Asia, and second in the world after the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France. The metal structure of the church, with Palacios was designed by Gustave Eiffel, the French Engineer behind the Eiffel Tower and the steel structure within the statue of liberty. It was the only neo-Gothic steel church in the Philippines and in Asia, and one of UNESCOÂ’s World Heritage Sites.
Published by Alma Galvez 95 months ago in Philippines | +12 votes | 13 comments
Discover Palawan: a paradise on earth in southwestern Philippines.
Published by Patrick Regoniel 95 months ago in Philippines | +4 votes | 0 comments
Port Barton, one of the primary travel destinations in the Philippines, is a place to unwind and commune with nature.
Published by Patrick Regoniel 96 months ago in Philippines | +3 votes | 3 comments
A fortress city of Spain in Manila that is enclosed in thick high walls, originally built as a stately settlement for Spanish rulers. It is also the only place in Asia where at present, Spanish influences were completely retained.
Published by Alma Galvez 96 months ago in Philippines | +12 votes | 12 comments
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