Travel and Tourism Articles in the Philippines

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Filipino Customs and Traditions

Filipino Customs and Traditions

by Cecil Abundo on January 13, 2015
Our culture is a big reflection of our great and complex history. It is influenced by most of the people we have interacted with. A blend of the Malayo-Polynesian and Hispanic culture with the influence from Chinese, Indians Arabs, and other Asian cultures really contribute to the customs and traditions of the Filipinos.
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Indigenous Arts and Crafts

Indigenous Arts and Crafts

by Kheem Caparas on January 6, 2014
Take a look at the native and indigenous forms of arts and crafts in the Philippines.
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Top 10 Historical Places in the Philippines

Top 10 Historical Places in the Philippines

by Jane Dacumos on July 25, 2013
The Philippines is a world-famous tourist destination. Aside from its beautiful places and scenic tourist spots, it is also rich in history and culture. Filipinos built different landmarks and places to remember the outstanding sacrifices of national heroes and to beautifully exhibit the country’s heritage. These popular works of architecture can capture not only the eyes but also the hearts of the viewers.
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Experience the Philippines' Traditional Games

Experience the Philippines' Traditional Games

by Jhaypee Guia on November 8, 2012
Piko, patintero, taguan, tumbang preso, siato, sipa and luksong tinik are some of the famous and favorite traditional games in the Philippines. Kids gather in the streets or the neighborhood playground to play these Pinoy games. They are popular and well-liked pastimes for many Filipinos, especially those of previous generations. Traditional Filipino Sports are games that are being played by Filipino kids with the use of native materials and instruments. In spite of having a limited resource of toys, Filipinos don’t lose the joy of childhood because of the games being developed by their Filipino ancestors.
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The Seven Natural Wonders of the Philippines

The Seven Natural Wonders of the Philippines

by Red de Vera on September 22, 2014
An archipelago composed of 7, 107 islands, the Philippines offers unique tourist destinations which includes the rice terraces of Ifugao, white sand beaches of Boracay, diving sites of Palawan and the lush forests of Bohol. Philippines is truly a country blessed with natural wonders and attractions.
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Barasoain Church – “Cradle of Democracy in the East”

Barasoain Church – “Cradle of Democracy in the East”

by Jane Dacumos on July 24, 2012
Having earned the title as the Cradle of Democracy in the East, Barasoain Church is the most important religious building in the Philippines. Do you want to know more about this famous historical landmark?
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Burnay of Vigan

Burnay of Vigan

by Jane Dacumos on October 16, 2012
If there is one place in the Philippines that one should not miss to visit, it is the charming heritage city of Vigan. Known for being the oldest surviving Spanish colonial city in the country and declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1999, Vigan is not only famous because of the ancestral houses. It is also well known for its Burnay.
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Sto. Domingo Abucay Church - A National Historical Mark in Bataan

Sto. Domingo Abucay Church - A National Historical Mark in Bataan

by Jhaypee Guia on June 9, 2012
The Sto. Domingo Abucay Church is situated in the town of Abucay, in the historic province of Bataan.
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Rizal Park: The Site of the Most Significant Moments in the History of the Philippines

Rizal Park: The Site of the Most Significant Moments in the History of the Philippines

by Kheem Caparas on September 16, 2013
Rizal Park is located at the northern end of Roxas Boulevard in Manila. It is spread out over 60 hectares of open lawns, ornamental gardens, paved walks, and wooded areas. It was officially named Rizal Park, after the name of Dr. Jose Rizal, our national hero, as an honor and tribute to him.
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I am a Filipino! The Story Behind Bonifacio Monument

I am a Filipino! The Story Behind Bonifacio Monument

by Jane Dacumos on July 17, 2012
For his unbeatable sacrifices and contributions to the Philippine history, and for his fearless role in inciting the Revolutionary War against the Spanish colonizers – Gat. Andres Bonifacio – is indeed a Filipino hero.
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