Travel and Tourism Articles in the Philippines

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Common Tropical Fruits in the Philippines

Common Tropical Fruits in the Philippines

by Jhaypee Guia on November 5, 2015

Tropical fruits are fruits growing in tropical countries – warm areas with temperate climate. Since Philippine is a tropical country, a variety of delicious tropical fruits are cultivated here. Here are some of the most common tropical fruits in the Philippines.


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10 Traditional Filipino Snacks and Sweets

10 Traditional Filipino Snacks and Sweets

by Xtian Mack on December 10, 2013
Filipinos love to eat, especially food that are sweet. This is probably why our ancestors have come up with a bewildering array of traditional snacks and sweets that truly cater to the tastes of the young and old alike. Being in a pleasantly tropical country, it should come as no surprise that rice, sugar and coconut make up the list of ingredients for the many snacks and sweets we have labeled as distinctly Filipino. Be it for merienda, dessert or pasalubong to loved ones, these traditional food are a delight to have, and, of course, eat.
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10 Favorite Filipino Breads

10 Favorite Filipino Breads

by Xtian Mack on December 27, 2013
Although rice makes up the main meals of most Filipinos, bread in its many forms still make up a portion of our diet as Filipinos enjoy nibbling on all things soft, sweet and sugary. Although the concept of baking bread has not been a native concept and was brought over by Europeans and our other neighbors, Filipinos have come to love eating bread. Local bakers, adjusting to the tastes of their clientele and even creating unique breads of their own, have helped create a whole line of treats that are Filipino in their own way and have been enjoyed by many generations.
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The Famous Bicol Express

The Famous Bicol Express

by Renz Lakilak on November 10, 2014
Having an almost perfect cone shape, Bicol is known for its volcano Mt. Mayon. Because of this, Bicol has been one of the best tourist spots in the country, helping to promote tourism in the Philippines. But aside from that, what is another word that comes to mind when hearing the word Bicol? Mt. Mayon is not the only reason why Bicol is famous, but also for becauxse of its culinary specialty, Bicol Express.
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Sambo Kojin Yakiniku Smokeless Grill

Sambo Kojin Yakiniku Smokeless Grill

by Vigattin Tourism Administrator on October 9, 2014
Sambo Kojin offers authentic Japanese and Korean grill diners would love. The restaurant has a superior grilling and food safety technology and provides top grade US Beef and premium seafood favorites. Now operating in the Philippines, Sambo Kojin extends the best of Japanese barbecue and the charm of its Korean counterpart.
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Sibug-Sibug Festival: Most Awaited Festival of Zamboanga Sibugay

Sibug-Sibug Festival: Most Awaited Festival of Zamboanga Sibugay

by Jhaypee Guia on May 25, 2012
Sibug-Sibug Festival is an annual event held during the 26th day of February in the province of Zamboanga Sibugay. This celebration is also the anniversary of the foundation of the province.
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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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Well-known Street Food in the Philippines

Well-known Street Food in the Philippines

by Jhaypee Guia on November 6, 2012
Street food is very common in the Philippines. It can be found in any road around the country, that is why Filipinos are very fond with it. It’s an important part of the Filipino culture.
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Magnum Manila Pleasure Store

Magnum Manila Pleasure Store

by Vigattin Tourism Administrator on October 2, 2014
Magnum Manila is a new addition of Magnum pleasure stores. Other stores are located in Paris, Hamburg, Istanbul and London. Magnum fanatics can now create their own ice cream with a twist and discover the taste of their own personal pleasure, brought to life by ingredients thoughtfully chosen by their award-winning chefs.
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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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