Natives of the Land of Promise and Their Traditions

During the early ages, the Philippines has been frequently visited by different natives all over Asia to exchange culture, religion, and trade goods. Even before the Spanish regime, Filipinos are already in contact with foreign traders such as Indonesia, Malaysia, China, Japan, Siam, India, Cambodia, Borneo and the Moluccas. The Continue Reading

9 Creative Ways to Use a Malong Other Than an Outfit When Travelling

A malong is a traditional tube skirt used by several countries around Asia including Malaysia, Indonesia, and the Philippines if only to name a few. It is commonly used as an outfit, mostly a skirt, by the Maranao, Maguindanao and T’boli tribes. Traditionally, a malong is used to wrap a Continue Reading

This Filipino tribe digs up their dead’s remains after a year to change their clothes

This is maybe unheard of, but a Filipino tribe in Mindoro has a very strange practice in commemorating the dead. Members of the Hanunuo Mangyan tribe don’t want their dead to look old-fashioned. This tribe digs up their dead’s remains a year after burying it and change its clothes. This Continue Reading

Volcanoes in the Philippines that erupted more than five times and claimed hundreds of lives

The Philippines is within the vicinity of the famous Ring of Fire where a large number of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions occur. The current volcanic activity in Mayon reminds the Filipinos of the tragedy volcanic eruptions has brought in the Philippines’ history. Other than Mayon and Pinatubo, there are also Continue Reading

Understanding the Filipinos: What Tourists Should Know Before Visiting the Philippines

Philippines is an amazing country. Recently, its beautiful scenery and unique attractions have attracted tourists all over the world. When you visit the Philippines, it’s not the place you often hear about, but its people, the experience, and the culture. Here are most of the things what foreign tourists say Continue Reading