Travel and Tourism Articles in the Philippines

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The Historical Cagsawa Ruins of Daraga, Albay

The Historical Cagsawa Ruins of Daraga, Albay

by Rjay Reyes on July 7, 2014
Situated in Albay, Cagsawa Ruins is a historical landmark that serves as the centerpiece of the Cagsawa Ruins Park where tourists can enjoy the scenic view of Mayon Volcano. The ruins also stood as an image of Bicol region’s magnificent landscape for almost two centuries. It symbolizes Bicol’s rich history together with the strength and flexibility of the people towards calamities and ravages of Mother Nature.
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The Historical Cagsawa Ruins of Daraga, Albay

The Historical Cagsawa Ruins of Daraga, Albay

by Rjay Reyes on July 7, 2014
Situated in Albay, Cagsawa Ruins is a historical landmark that serves as the centerpiece of the Cagsawa Ruins Park where tourists can enjoy the scenic view of Mayon Volcano. The ruins also stood as an image of Bicol region’s magnificent landscape for almost two centuries. It symbolizes Bicol’s rich history together with the strength and flexibility of the people towards calamities and ravages of Mother Nature.
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10 Great Filipino Food on a Cold Day

10 Great Filipino Food on a Cold Day

by Xtian Mack on January 12, 2015
Dealing with the cold air of January or just a particularly damp, rainy day can be a challenge for most Filipinos. Living in a tropical country, there are some Filipinos who just can't bear really low temperatures. This is probably why Filipinos over the years have developed an amazing variety of culinary delights especially for these occasions, created, developed and passed on to generations to bring warmth to the shivering Filipino. So when the temperatures hit the low end, expect Filipinos to seek these out to warm their bellies and their bodies. Other just make the cold a reason to indulge a craving for something different. It is undeniable that these Filipino food have brought us warmth, comfort and ease whenever we needed them.
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10 Favorite Filipino Pastries

10 Favorite Filipino Pastries

by Xtian Mack on November 30, 2013
It is no secret that the typical Filipino has a weakness to sweetness, and because of the myriad of ingredients that abound in our pleasantly tropical country, generations of Filipinos have invented, created and adopted many recipes for pastries that truly satisfy the cravings of even the most discerning of palates.
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Top Ten Scariest Mythical Creatures of the Philippines That You Probably Didn’t Know

Top Ten Scariest Mythical Creatures of the Philippines That You Probably Didn’t Know

by Red de Vera on October 29, 2014
The Philippines has a large variety of mythical creatures, especially in the countryside (rural areas). Most of Filipinos believe that they exist despite the fact that there is no scientific evidence for any of these creatures. To this day, the mythical beings still play an active role in the lives of many Filipinos and sometimes used to scare children.
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Mt. Carmel Chapel: The Church of Fullfilled Dreams

Mt. Carmel Chapel: The Church of Fullfilled Dreams

by Rjay Reyes on November 4, 2015
Batanes, also called as the home of the winds, is a place where one can truly feel God’s whisper. It is a place where beauty and tranquility meets. The province of Batanes houses several churches that one can religiously fall in love. One of the churches that you should not miss upon going to Batanes is the Mt. Carmel Church which is popularly known as Tukon Chapel.
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Guling-Guling Festival

Guling-Guling Festival

by Jhaypee Guia on May 30, 2012

Guling-Guling Festival is a traditional occasion that happens yearly in the month of February in Paoay, Ilocos Norte. It is held before the Ash Wednesday or the start of the season of Lent or also known as “Semana Santa”, which begins 40 days prior to Easter. It is celebrated as a the last day of merry-making and enjoyment for the townspeople before the Lenten season.


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THE SHRINE OF ST. PEDRO CALUNGSOD

THE SHRINE OF ST. PEDRO CALUNGSOD

by Michael Ocampo on June 6, 2015
Not known to many, the shrine of St. Pedro Calungsod is located at the Archbishop's Compound in Jakosalem St., Cebu City.
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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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Apung Iru Fluvial Festival

Apung Iru Fluvial Festival

by Jhaypee Guia on July 4, 2013
Apung Iru Fluvial Festival is an annual celebration held in Apalit, Pampanga every June 28-30. It is also the feast day of the town's Patron, St. Peter. The local term “Apung Iru” refers to the image of St. Peter.
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