Because of its isolation from the rest of the country, the traditional culture of the area has likewise remained intact. Batanes, a heritage site not only for the Philippines but for the rest of the world. Continue reading Batanes, Philippines
The Sunken Cemetery in the town of Catarman, in the island of Camiguin, now marked by a cross standing in the … Continue reading The Sunken Cemetery: Camiguin, Philippines
The Bayanihan (pronounced as buy-uh-nee-hun) is a Filipino custom derived from a Filipino word “bayan”, which means nation, town or community. The term bayanihan itself literally means “being in a bayan”, which refers to the spirit of communal unity, work … Continue reading The Bayanihan Spirit
One of many variants of banana, the “Saba” banana originated in the Philippines. The “Saba” banana though can be eaten raw, Filipinos considered it as a cooking banana like plantains. Saba is deem as one the most important varieties of banana in … Continue reading It’s Banana-Q!