Travel and Tourism Articles in the Philippines

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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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Top 10 Most Magnificent Caves in the Philippines

Top 10 Most Magnificent Caves in the Philippines

by Jhaypee Guia on August 27, 2013
Spelunkers unite! Here is a list of the most thrilling, most exciting, and most adventurous venues for spelunking 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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Top 10 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the Philippines

Top 10 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the Philippines

by Jane Dacumos on January 17, 2013
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) seeks to encourage governments and people from across the globe to recognize and preserve places which show a deep cultural heritage by recognizing these places as World Heritage Sites. Here are ten heritage sites in the Philippines recognized by the UNESCO World Heritage Centre:
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Top 10 Must-Climb Mountains in the Philippines

Top 10 Must-Climb Mountains in the Philippines

by Angel Bonifacio on March 11, 2015
Mountaineers have a variety of reasons why they should climb a certain mountain. For adventure-seekers and professional climbers, the main reason is the level of difficulty of the hike. The more challenging the ascent is, the better. History-lovers climb mountains because of their rich past intertwined with their present state. There are some people who visit mountains that are mysterious and mystical, relative to their belief and religion.Because of its geography, the Philippines is interspersed with mountain ranges that make it an ideal destination for hikers. Listed below are the top ten must-climb mountains in the Philippines.
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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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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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Top 10 Most Visited Museums in the Philippines

Top 10 Most Visited Museums in the Philippines

by Jane Dacumos on August 2, 2013

The Philippines is full of museums caring for the collection of artifacts and other objects of scientific, artistic, cultural, or historical importance which makes them available for public viewing through exhibits. The largest and most visited museums in the Philippines are located in major cities of Metro Manila, although there are also interesting museums in some provinces. Here is the list of the top ten most visited museums in the Philippines.


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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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