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Here are the top ten articles for the Philippines Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. JE Camp Hotel and Resort
What makes JE Camp Hotel and Resort different from other similar establishments? It was a private enclave of one of the most powerful Filipinos. Guess who answers to the initials JE.
2. Filipino Sayings and Proverbs
Sayings and proverbs describe the experience, customs, habits and truth in Filipino life. They serve as reminders on good manners and proper decorum in social interactions. These sayings and proverbs express the moral values prevalent in Philippine society.
3. Philippines National Symbols
Significance of the National symbols of the Philippines. Which are official; which are traditionally recognized. What was added; what was changed. Who is this man considered a national hero yet was not officially proclaimed as one?
4. Filipino Food Trivia
One of the strong links that bond Filipinos together is the characteristic adventure-some spirit in the approach to food. Here are a few trivia on some Filipino food as well as a few tips on how to deal with them if offered to you – especially the ones you may consider as exotic delicacies.
5. Bangus Festival
The Bangus Festival is held every year in thanksgiving for the bountiful harvest of milkfish. It aims to promote not only the bangus industry but also the province of Pangasinan in the north. Pangasinan’s premier city, Dagupan, is now considered as the bangus capital of the Philippines.
6. Health Benefits from Root Crops
If you have been ignoring root crops like sweet potato, may be it is time to consider including it in your diet and benefit from its essential nutrients. These can be prepared in so many ways from simply boiling to gourmet dishes. Here are two recipes that are easy and quick to prepare.
7. The Filipino Christmas
Christmas season in the Philippines is the most festive, the most lavish and happiest celebration of all festivals in the country. There is plenty of partying and merry-making where food and drinks flow.
8. Embutido Recipe
Embutido is the Filipino version of meatloaf. While its western counterpart is normally baked, embutido is either boiled or steamed.
9. Filipino Masters in Painting
Filipinos have inherent talent in the arts and crafts. Painting is one field where Filipinos have excelled and continue to excel.
10. Traits and Practices Filipinos Can Do Without
Many Filipinos are unaware that they have traits and ways that are offensive, rude and unpleasant. Unchecked, this could lead to conflict. Know some of these traits and practices to understand the other side of the gentle, smiling Filipino.
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