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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. 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. Five Attractions of Oriental Mindoro
Oriental Mindoro, an island province southwest of Manila is where you find the best beaches, diving sites and marine life. Top destination while in Oriental Mindoro is Puerto Galera, famous for its white sands and night life.
3. 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.
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. DIY Salted Eggs
Traditional method of salting eggs uses clay and sea salt mixed together. These are then placed in clay pots which are buried underground for a certain period. You can make your own salted eggs right in your kitchen using a simpler method.
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. 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.
8. Philippine Bananas Up Close
Do you know Philippine bananas have "names" too? Have you experienced wanting to buy a certain type of banana and just depend on its "looks"? Read on and get acquainted with the more popular banana varieties available in most markets.
9. Games Filipinos Play
How much fun would you get from kicking a paper ball or climbing a tall and greasy bamboo pole to get the prize? How about playing basketball in the courtyard wearing flip-flops?
10. Tamaraw, Philippines' Dwarf Buffalo
The Tamaraw or Timaraw is similar to water buffalo. Tamaraw is endemic in the island Province of Mindoro hence its scientific name, bubalus Mindorensis.
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