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Here is a list of regular holidays and special non-working days that are observed in the Philippines. The events on these days are either historical in nature, religious or cultural.
East of Metro Manila is Rizal, the province named after the Philippines’ national hero, Dr. Jose P. Rizal. It is very accessible and near Metro Manila. There are many fun things to do when visiting the Province of Rizal.
Caldereta is one of the meat dishes Filipinos like to serve at festivities like town fiestas and Christmas parties. Here is a basic recipe that is easy to do which you can vary according to your personal preference.
Philippine Christmas Festival – A Review
This is a recording of original Filipino Christmas songs arranged into classical music by no less world-acclaimed Maestro Redentor L. Romero. Accompaniment was provided by the distinguished Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra.
Roasted Suckling Pig – Two Recipes
Serving roasted whole pig makes any celebration party or fiesta special. Lechon can be had as a dish or can be served as appetizer.
The Filipino Christmas
Christmas season in the Philippines is the most festive, the most lavish and happiest celebration of all festivals in the country. There is plenty of partying and merry-making where food and drinks flow.
The Pontifical and Royal University of Santo Tomas
Distinguished to be the oldest university in Asia having existed since 1611, the University of Santo Tomas is the only Philippine school conferred with titles such as Pontifical by Pope Leo XIII; Royal by King Charles III; and The Catholic University of the Philippines by Pope Pius XII.
Health Benefits from Root Crops
If you have been ignoring root crops like sweet potato, may be it is time to consider including it in your diet and benefit from its essential nutrients. These can be prepared in so many ways from simply boiling to gourmet dishes. Here are two recipes that are easy and quick to prepare.
Five Attractions of Oriental Mindoro
Oriental Mindoro, an island province southwest of Manila is where you find the best beaches, diving sites and marine life. Top destination while in Oriental Mindoro is Puerto Galera, famous for its white sands and night life.
The grandiose shoe collection of Imelda R. Marcos, wife of Ferdinand E. Marcos, former President of the Philippines has become a symbol of lavish living while in public office. Neglect and improper storage of the shoes led to its deterioration and decay.
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