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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Various Celebrations of Basilan

Various Celebrations of Basilan

by Jhaypee Guia on July 16, 2012
Basilan is an island province that is endowed with natural beauty. It is pristine and unspoiled from the picturesque cities, towns and countryside to the majesty of waterfalls and the serenity of seashores. From the historical relics of the past to the living heritage of the present, it's all in Basilan.
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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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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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Davao Occidental’s Exotic and Beautiful Olanivan Island

Davao Occidental’s Exotic and Beautiful Olanivan Island

by Red de Vera on March 7, 2016
Olanivan Island is located in the newly created province of the Philippines, Davao Occidental. It is a remote island where tourists can enjoy the breathtaking scenery that surrounds it. This tropical island has a circular sand beach formation and is near to Balut Island and Sarangani Island.
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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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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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The World's Largest Rosary of Tagum City, Davao del Norte

The World's Largest Rosary of Tagum City, Davao del Norte

by Arjay Reyes on April 26, 2013
In Tagum City, where you can find the only resort in a Banana Plantation, also lies the world’s largest rosary. It can be found in the biggest cathedral in Mindanao, The Christ the King Cathedral.
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The Great Festivals of Zamboanga Del Sur

The Great Festivals of Zamboanga Del Sur

by Rosevie Decio on May 19, 2012
Zamboanga del Sur is a province is a land known for its rich heritage, majestic natural attractions, and colourful festivals that showcase the uniqueness of its friendly, industrious people and its vibrant, colourful culture. These festivals are celebrated throughout the year, featuring lots of dancing, parades, feasts, and competitions, with people from all over the country being invited to join in the merriment.
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Moriones Festival of Marinduque

Moriones Festival of Marinduque

by Jhaypee Guia on May 22, 2012
The Moriones is an annual festival held on Holy Week on the island of Marinduque, Philippines. The "Moriones" are men and women in costumes and masks replicating the garb of biblical Roman soldiers as interpreted by local folk. The Moriones or Moryonan tradition has inspired the creation of other festivals in the Philippines where cultural practices or folk history are turned into street festivals.
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