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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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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TOP 10 Highest Mountains in the Philippines

TOP 10 Highest Mountains in the Philippines

by Jhaypee Guia on May 22, 2012

The Philippines is dotted with towering mountains that are perfect for hiking and trekking. So, to all mountaineers out there, gear up and visit these 10 highest mountains in the country!


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Ang Panublion: The Roxas City Museum

Ang Panublion: The Roxas City Museum

by Jhaypee Guia on June 29, 2012
As the steadfast keeper of local history, the Panublion or the Roxas City Museum tirelessly collects and displays the wealth of lore and memories of its citizens.
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Pototan Town: Christmas Capital of Western Visayas

Pototan Town: Christmas Capital of Western Visayas

by Jhaypee Guia on July 27, 2012
Pototan is a first class municipality in the province of Iloilo, Philippines which is considered the rice granary of Panay. On December 1997, it was declared as the "Christmas Capital of Western Visayas" because of its famed Christmas Festival of Lights.
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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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Limasawa Island: A Place of the First Mass in the Philippines

Limasawa Island: A Place of the First Mass in the Philippines

by Jhaypee Guia on May 7, 2015
Limawasa, an island municipality in Southern Leyte, is a small yet flourishing town being the site of the First Christian Mass in the country and in Asia. The First Cross and the First Mass Shrine are some of the frequently visited spots that give tourists a rare experience of retracing the historic footsteps of the Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan in 1521 who paved the way for the beginning of Christianity in the country.
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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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 Ibon-Ebon Festival - The Fabulous Fiesta

Ibon-Ebon Festival - The Fabulous Fiesta

by Jhaypee Guia on May 31, 2012

Ibon-Ebon festival, also called “Birds and Eggs Festival,” is a celebration held during the first and second days of February in Candaba, Pampanga. It was first celebrated on February 1 and 2 in 1998 and has been running successfully up to now. This festival is also a celebration for another year of bountiful harvest. The main features of the festival are the migratory birds.


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Vigan is among the 21 finalist for the New 7 Wonder Cities of the World

Vigan is among the 21 finalist for the New 7 Wonder Cities of the World

by Red de Vera on August 13, 2014
The country’s only world heritage city is among the 21 finalists for the New Seven (7) Wonder Cities of the world. Vigan is a fourth class provincial city and the capital of Ilocos Sur. It is already a UNESCO World Heritage Site made famous by its Spanish-era houses and the baroque cobblestone streets.
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