Travel and Tourism Articles 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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Fun Outdoor Activities in the Philippines

Fun Outdoor Activities in the Philippines

by Jhaypee Guia on March 5, 2015

The lands of the Philippines are characterized by rugged mountains, sweeping plains, and rolling hills. All over the archipelago, there are different places to explore like caves, mountains, and farms. There are also a variety of outdoor sports that you can do. Here is our Top 10 List of Land/Outdoor Activities.


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Siargao Waves: Sharing to You the Secret Spots

Siargao Waves: Sharing to You the Secret Spots

by Angel Bonifacio on July 23, 2012
Do you think “Cloud 9” is now becoming more of a “Crowd 9”? Undeniably, the “Cloud 9” surfing spot is getting more and more popular and although it is a positive thing, it also has some drawbacks. A lot of surfers are now crowding the site, thus spoiling an individual’s optimum experience of riding the waves. That’s why local surfers compiled a list of secluded surfing spots with quality waves as well.
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Candyshop Superclub

Candyshop Superclub

by Xtian Mack on February 6, 2013
One of the newest and fastest rising clubs in this locale is the Candyshop Superclub located at 1229 Quezon Ave. Quezon City, Philippines. This club has only turned a year old yet it has already become quite popular with the younger crowd. Exciting DJs keep the party rolling with the latest hits and the MC are pretty good at whipping up the crowd into a frenzy.
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Body Essence Boutique Spa

Body Essence Boutique Spa

by Angel Bonifacio on June 11, 2013
Exhausted after a long day's work? Tired of the corporate drone and the daily routine in the city? Youd don't have to go far to enjoy some relaxing moments alone or with your favorite companion. In the heart of Metro Manila lies a newly-launched spa that will take your stress away. Body Essence Boutique Spa is your new best friend here at Quezon City!
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Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta - A Fiesta that Colors the Sky

Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta - A Fiesta that Colors the Sky

by Jhaypee Guia on May 22, 2012
The Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta is a yearly occasion that happens between the month of January and February. It is the biggest aviation sports event in the Philippines. It is celebrated in three to four days.
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Best Times in Anilao: The New Snorkeling and Diving Craze

Best Times in Anilao: The New Snorkeling and Diving Craze

by Jane Dacumos on May 29, 2012

Anilao, Batangas ranked third on the Top Muck Diving Sites in the World, after the Lembeh Strait in Indonesia and Mabul Island in Malaysia. It is also the best site for underwater macro photography in the whole Philippines.


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TOP 10 Water Sports in the Philippines

TOP 10 Water Sports in the Philippines

by Jane Dacumos on May 26, 2012

If you want a different adventure or a thrilling experience, the Philippines has its all splashing sports that will peak your interest. Water sports offer a good exercise and excitement that will make you appreciate and love the nature that is full with wonderful islands and a great variety of sea creatures.

Sailing, white water rafting, surfing and skim boarding are some of the popular water sports anywhere in the Philippines coastline. Are you exited to ride the waves and explore the multitude of Philippines lakes, rivers and waterfalls? Here is my perspective of top 10 water sports to engage in when in the Philippines.


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10 of Metro Manila's Most Popular Malls

10 of Metro Manila's Most Popular Malls

by Jhaypee Guia on November 17, 2012
Filipinos are very fond of shopping, dining, strolling and just relaxing or hanging out, which is why they often visit malls. Spending time at a mall seemingly has become a part of life of many Filipinos especially in Metro Manila, where you can find many of the most well-known malls in the Philippines. Malling has become a habit for many.
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Philippines wins “Most Valuable Fans” award at FIBA World Cup

Philippines wins “Most Valuable Fans” award at FIBA World Cup

by Adrea Hernan on September 17, 2014
Gilas Pilipinas may have failed in the FIBA World Cup but the outpouring support for the Philippine men’s national basketball team earned the nation the Most Valuable Fans (MVF) Best Country award given by the world basketball body.
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