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All Souls’ Day
November 1 and 2 are special non-working days in the Philippines. For the Catholics, November 1 is the day of commemorating the saints. For all Filipinos, November 2 is the day for the departed loved ones. What do Filipinos do on these days?
A Culinary Life – A Book Review
A Culinary Life is an autobiographical cookbook, borne out of the author's love for the craft of cooking. It shares family recipes and traditions. This book has taught many Filipinos the fine art of Filipino cookery and gives a glimpse of the rich cultural heritage of the Philippines.
Road Trip to Tagaytay City
Tagaytay City is a popular choice when you want a short road trip to unwind alone or with friends. For young families, it is a good place to introduce the children to the countryside and nature, and let them experience something new and real like horseback riding.
Haggling – Pinoy Style
Haggling is commonly practiced by many in the Philippines especially bargain-hunters at flea markets or "tiangge". It is like a ritualistic dance performed by seller and buyer. Have a glimpse of how Filipinos do it and you may learn a thing or two.
Divisoria – The Frugal Shopper’s Paradise
When in Manila, experience Divisoria, the bargain hunters' mecca. Be surprised how much you can stretch the buying power of your money. Feel the beat, survive the heat, don't get lost in the labyrinth of stores. Find out if you have mastered the art of haggling.
A Quick View of the Philippines
Here’s a brief description of the Philippines – its geography, language, religion, people - factors that make it interesting, attractive and captivating. Know the nation of smiles.
Pinoy Urban Legend
Are the sightings of a lady in white at midnight in an eerie, dark road for real? Or was the story only a figment of a wild imagination? Would you dare pass through the road at midnight? Read the story and find your answers!
Communicating with a Filipino
Understand the unusual way Filipinos communicate. What "pssst" means and why puckered lips is not asking for a kiss.
Philippines National Symbols
Significance of the National symbols of the Philippines. Which are official; which are traditionally recognized. What was added; what was changed. Who is this man considered a national hero yet was not officially proclaimed as one?
Hot Pancit Molo Soup Recipe for Rainy Days
In the Philippines, a wide selection of soup can be had any time of the day. How to prepare a simple, home-cooked version of Pancit Molo recipe is shared.
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