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Food Production In The Philippines – Mushrooms

Video: Oyster Mushroom Farming in Silang Cavite, Philippines. Mushroom Farming in the Philippines Mushroom cultivation is a rapidly growing industry in the Philippines and there are many mushroom farms springing up across the country. Farms range in size from small homesteads to large facilities and some of the varieties cultivated across the Philippines include: Oyster Mushrooms, Woodear, Shitake, Button and ... Read More »

Famous Filipino’s – Lea Salonga, Disney Legend

Lea Salonga - Famous Filipinos

Filipinos are kings of creativity. When we were under Spanish rule and couldn’t speak out against our overmasters, we turned to song to express patriotic sentiments. When we were under Japanese occupation and condiments were scarce, we crafted banana ketchup to add some spice to our drab meals. So it’s no surprise that Filipinos are also at the forefront of ... Read More »

The Sounds Of The Philippines

ManilaClubbing.com

It’s no understatement to say that Filipinos have a special place in their heart for music. In the 1970s, Filipino inventor and patent holder Roberto del Rosario built upon the original design made by the Japanese and came up with the modern karaoke sing-along system. Soon enough, the KTV (karaoke television) craze spread like wildfire across the country, and anywhere ... Read More »

Travels in Tuna City – General Santos City

Large Tuna swimming in General Santos City waters

Dubbed as the Tuna Capital of the Philippines, General Santos City was once a backwater town that was famous only for its fish. But when it became known that the country’s most well-known professional boxer hailed from General Santos, the little town soon woke up its potential. Gen San, as it is colloquially called, finally found its spot in the ... Read More »

Happy New Year (again!)

year-of-the-snake-chinese new year

Happy New Year (again!) February is the love month in the Philippines, just like in any other country in the world. In addition to Valentine’s Day, another special occasion is usually celebrated on the second month of the year—the Chinese New Year. With its rich history of Chinese trade and immigration dating back to the pre-Spanish colonization era, the Philippines ... Read More »

9 Facts You May Not Know About Manila, Philippines.

Manila Street view

9 Facts You May Not Know About Manila, Philippines. A Guest Post By Dharm From Cheapoair.com. Manila is one of the oldest and most beautiful cities in the Philippines and in the world and has a colorful multi-cultural heritage and history. Manila is home to many notable attractions like San Agustin Church, which is a UNESCO World Heritage site, Rizal Park, ... Read More »

Catholic Festivals Of The Philippines – Viva Pit Señor!

Santo nino festival  - Holiday Philippines

Catholic Festivals Of The Philippines Viva Pit Señor! January in the Philippines is the month for Catholic festivities, Wherever you may be staying in the country and whatever may be the name of the festival you’re joining, you will certainly see lots of exciting activities, colorful parades, joyous street dances, and amazing fireworks. Filipinos are rather serious about putting on a ... Read More »

White Water Rafting The Golden Waters of Cagayan

White water rafting in the philippines

Whitewater Rafting The Golden Waters of Cagayan In December 2011, the province of Cagayan de Oro (CDO) was beaten down by typhoon Sendong. The entire city center, once a bustling hub of businesses, schools, and malls, was devastated by the waters of the mighty Cagayan River. Whole streets, homes, churches, and other establishments were either felled by the strong winds or ... Read More »

Back To Nature – Camping at Anawangin

Anawangin Cove

Camping at Anawangin Getting Back To Nature When you’re in a tropical country, it’s usually a good idea to reconnect with the environment through laid-back nature trips. Some people prefer to go to the beach, while others want to climb mountains. There are those who dive deep to see amazing marine wonders, and still more who would rather spend the ... Read More »

Smash Something at Isdaan Sea Food Restaurant

Isdaan - Seafood Restaurant

Eat and Hurl at Isdaan Tucked in the little town of Gerona, Tarlac, you’ll find a cozy restaurant that is slowly but steadily attracting patrons from all over the country. Isdaan is the Filipino word for fishpond, and it’s certainly an apt name for a restaurant that serves fresh, scrumptious seafood. But there’s more to this eatery than what you ... Read More »