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Ronald de Jong - aliawan [10,333]

Pasalubong, for Filipinos all over the globe a familiar word for a well-known and well-respected token, freely translated the name means "a gift to family and friends when coming home". To...

Destinations: Mindanao | Philippines
Topics: Culture | People | Photography | Traditions
Tsinelas !


Ronald de Jong - aliawan [10,333]

These things are pleasant to wear, affordable, light-weight, functional, comfortable, convenient and available in almost every shopping mall, local stores and sold by many street vendors. They can be...

Destinations: Mindanao | Philippines
Topics: Culture | Travel | Photography | Traditions
Sabong, “The Sport of Kings”

Sabong, “The Sport of Kings”

Ronald de Jong - aliawan [10,333]

Its late Sunday morning, the church mass has ended, and small groups of men still flock to the New Alkor Gallera in Koronadal City. The first fight is just about to start; a cacophony of human...

Destinations: Mindanao | Philippines
Topics: Culture | Travel | Photography | Traditions
Cebu City's Fort San Pedro

cebu family vacation

jessica rapir - jessicarapir [35]

Fuerza de San Pedro, is one of the oldest structure in Cebu City. Build by the Spaniards in 1565 facing Mactan island, this place has lot of history to offer. The marker reads, “ FORT SAN PEDRO.

Destinations: Ilocos Sur | La Union | Baguio | Cebu | Philippines
Topics: Travel | National Parks | Adventure | Festivals | Traditions | Art | Economy | Culture | Food | People | Photography | Religion | Beaches & Resorts | Fashion | Shopping | Nature | For Kids | Architecture
chocolate hills of bohol, philippines

Loboc River Cruise in Bohol, Philippines

jessica rapir - jessicarapir [35]

A major tourist destination in Bohol. A simple yet memorable cruise of a lifetime ...

Destinations: Philippines
Topics: Culture | Travel | People | Adventure | Photography | Art | Nature | Traditions | Ancient History | Architecture
Cebu's Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño is the oldest church in the Philippines built by the Spaniards in 1565

Cebu Paradise, History So Affluent

Junfil Olarte - freelancejune [2,343]

“Travel + Leisure”, a New York based magazine, has just classified Cebu as one of the best islands in Asia, ranking 3rd, where it follows the islands of Bali (1st) and Maldives (2nd). My travel to...

Destinations: Cebu | Philippines
Topics: Travel | National Parks | Festivals | Beaches & Resorts | Traditions | Ancient History
Book cover for Antonio Graceffo's upcoming book, Warrior Odyssey.

A Warrior's Odyssey - Interview with Antonio Graceffo

David Calleja - davidcalleja [1,448]

Antonio Graceffo's eagerly anticipated new book, Warrior Odyssey, covers the beginning of his trek throughout Asia. Commencing from 2001, his quest for adventure has developed into a journey of...

Destinations: Malaysia | Burma | Indochina | Vietnam | Korea, S | Taiwan | China | Cambodia | Laos | Thailand | Philippines
Topics: Travel | Literature | Traditions | Culture | People | Religion | War & Conflict | Ancient History
MacArthur’s Park, Red Beach, Palo, Leyte, Philippines

Tracking Tacloban’s Treasures (1)

ARIEL ALEXIS - arnobs66 [1,232]

Ask a Pinoy on the street what comes first to his mind whenever Tacloban City is mentioned, and, chances are, Leyte and Imelda Romualdez-Marcos would pop up among the most common answers.  Leyte,...

Destinations: Philippines
Topics: Culture | Travel | People | Adventure | Photography | Festivals | Religion | Art | Nature | Traditions | Architecture
Imi and Joanna in their home on Boracay Island

Family Life on Boracay Island

MaryLou Driedger - marylou [4,292]

Joe and Imi were our gracious, friendly hosts- introducing us to what life is like for many families on Boracay Island.

Destinations: Philippines | Boracay Island
Topics: Travel | Adventure | Animals | 20th Century History | Traditions | Ecotourism | Culture | Economy | People | Photography | Beaches & Resorts | Religion | Agriculture | Sports | For Kids
Mindanao, Young Girls.

Mindanao, seen through the eyes of a Kano.

Ronald de Jong - aliawan [10,333]

It's been more than a decade since my first visit to the Philippines, much time has passed by since then and I keep coming back to the wonderful island of Mindanao every year. I hope one day I will call this place my home.

Destinations: Mindanao | Philippines
Topics: People | Traditions
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