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Crazy, Crawly, Creepy and Crunchy, Balut.

Crazy, Crawly, Creepy and Crunchy

Ronald de Jong - aliawan [11,382]

The Philippine archipelago is famous and notorious for its distinctive side-walk cuisine and the island of Mindanao has a bedazzling mélange of gratifying vittles as well. Taking a chunk out of these...

Destinations: Mindanao | Philippines
Topics: Culture | Travel | Adventure | Photography | Traditions
Mindanao, Magic, Medicine and Mystery.

Mindanao, Magic, Medicine and Mystery.

Ronald de Jong - aliawan [11,382]

After being brushed off for a great number of years as "superstition" and "fraud" by many, Shamanism is still in favour in Mindanao. In the rural areas and among the indigenous...

Destinations: Mindanao | Philippines
Topics: Culture | Travel | People | Photography | Traditions
Mind your (table) manners!  Image by Ronald de Jong

Mind your (table) manners!

Ronald de Jong - aliawan [11,382]

The Philippine hospitality is legendary and uncomplicated; visitors will always be greeted and treated with a spontaneous smile that comes straight from the heart. The "open arm" mentality...

Destinations: Mindanao | Philippines
Topics: Culture | Food | People | Photography | Traditions
Pasalubong

Pasalubong

Ronald de Jong - aliawan [11,382]

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 !

Tsinelas!

Ronald de Jong - aliawan [11,382]

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 [11,382]

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 | Photography | People | Beaches & Resorts | Religion | Fashion | For Kids | Nature | Shopping | 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 [2,446]

“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
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