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Filipino Weddings – A Users Guide!

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How are weddings celebrated in the Philippines? As you might expect we have the usual fusion of local tradition with Spanish and...


In Tagalog: Tayo’y magkaibigan.

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Translation: “We are friends.” In celebration of the Fil-Am Friendship Day on the 4th of July, this is one good...


Sari-Sari Stores – Bringing Variety To Philippine Life

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Many Filipinos’ ambition is to make a living by selling basic commodities in small packs in a store called “sari-sari”....


Street Dogs With Two (Or More) Legs: Football And Rabies In The Philippines

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As our eyes turn to Brazil for the 2014 World Cup, the planet’s largest sporting event, and see former Hispanic colonies...


South Cotabato’s Fabulous T’Nalak Festival (July 8-18th)

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Every July sees the 10-day T’nalak festival in South Cotabato, Mindanao, named after the traditional tapestries of abaca...


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