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1. 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.
2. 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.
3. 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.
4. Embutido Recipe
Embutido is the Filipino version of meatloaf. While its western counterpart is normally baked, embutido is either boiled or steamed.
5. Manners for Moving Up, A Book Review
Manners for Moving Up is about etiquette in modern times. While the author targets the “people on the way up” as the book’s audience, I find the tips and recommendations apply to people of all ages.
6. 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.
7. Summer in the Philippines
The most pronounced dry and hot period is referred to as summer by the Filipinos which normally begins in mid-March and almost always lasts until May. Summer time is vacation, fun and relaxation time for many.
8. 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.
9. Summer Coolers
Concoctions that quench thirst and offer relief from the heat are many, are varied and can be had any time of the year in the Philippines. There is a myriad of choices, from the comfort food halo-halo to ice cream to fruit and veggie smoothies.
10. Philippine Meal Times
Meal times in the Philippines is always a happy occasion for family, relatives and friends where it is fairly common to have at least 5 meals a day.
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