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Special Things in The Philippines

There are so many things to enjoy here in the Philippines. We have beautiful places but that doesn't end here we also have delicious foods,good quality products and more.There are so many talented people and there are famous celebrities and artists that you wouldn't know that have a Filipino blood.

Vigan,Ilocos Sur


Vigan is one of the heritage village of the Philippines. It is famed for the most beautiful street Calle Crisologo, that brings back history and makes you feel like walking during the Spanish era. Take some time to explore the village where you can sample local food, visit the market stalls and speak with the friendliest Filipino people.

Siargao Island, Surigao del Norte


Siargao Island is known as the "surfing capital of the Philippines." In this island you can experience the beauty of local destination through their white sand beaches, picturesque islands, blue-green water, lagoons and caves.



Palawan is the Philippine's answer to paradise. This island province stretches southwest to Borneo, with lush limestone peaks rising from a jewel-like sea so clear, that you can almost see the expressions on the fish from above the surface. Slivers of gleaming white-sand beaches fringed with rustling palms rim many of these jungle-clad islands, while under the water, coral reefs teem with an impressive diversity of tropical fish, offering some of the best diving in the world. Other attractions include the islands' unique wildlife, emerald lakes, and quaint fishing villages. Coron is home to plush resorts, and El Nido drips with natural beauty and is one of the most alluring islands in the chain. From here, you can island hop around the spectacular Bacuit archipelago. One of Palawan's top attractions is the World Heritage-listed Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park, an impressive limestone cave system with a long underground river

Taal Volcano


Largest island in a lake on an island in a lake on an islandTaal volcano recorded by Guinness book of world records as Largest island in a lake on an island in a lake on an island

Philippine Arena


The Philippine Arena is the world's largest indoor arena. It is a multipurpose indoor arena with a maximum seating capacity of 55,000 at Ciudad de Victoria, a 140-hectare tourism enterprise zone in Bocaue and Santa Maria, Bulacan, Philippines about 30 kilometers north of Manila

Lapu-Lapu Guitar


Quality guitars are made and sold in Lapu-Lapu City much cheaper than at the malls. If you’re pressed for time and you want quality guitar, drop by the showroom (located shortly after you turn left from the First Mandaue-Mactan Bridge) along M.L. Quezon Highway in Lapu-Lapu City on your way to the airport. Several stalls sell quality-crafted guitars from various factories in Lapu-Lapu City. Another option, if you have the time for it, is to buy from the guitar factories in Barangay Abuno, Lapu-Lapu City. You can find both backyard and established guitar makers in the barangay. The bigger ones are Inday Celia’s, Alegre, Lilang’s, Susing’s, and Jerry’s. Tricycle drivers in Lapu-Lapu and taxi drivers know where the guitar factories are. If you’re bringing your own vehicle, then go straight from the old Mandaue-Mactan bridge until you reach Mactan Doctors’ Hospital where you take a left turn and continue on until H. Mall where you take a right turn straight for Abuno. You know you’re on the right track if you see a big guitar monument on the middle of a crossing as you turn right from H. Mall.

Dried Mango


Cebu has been known as the first and best source of this healthy and delicious snack. Dried Mangoes is considered as the best nutritious and convenient snack around the world. Dried mangoes are an excellent source of both types of dietary fiber.



Otap is a crisp, flaky, and saccharine-coated biscuit that is a specialty of the Shamrock Bakery and Restaurant Corporation in Cebu.

Chicken Adobo

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Chicken adobo is the most famous and popular of all Filipino foods, known and loved by everyone. It's also one of the best examples of how the country is such a rich melting pot of different historical influences. At its true essence, adobo is a protein (usually chicken, pork or fish) that is braised in vinegar then mixed with other herbs/spices. The Spanish were the ones who first “named” this dish – adobo comes from the Spanish verb “adobar” which means “to marinate. Upon arrival, they noticed locals using vinegar and salt to marinate their chicken, pork and fish. They embellished this by adding ingredients they brought with them like garlic and onions. Overtime the salt was replaced with an ingredient introduced by the Chinese – soya sauce, and other ingredients common in the Philippines added, like bay leaves and peppercorns. This was traditionally used as a way of cooking meat because the acid from the vinegar and high salt content of the soya sauce produced an undesirable environment for bacteria. Other ingredients are added depending on whose recipe you follow. All of our Filipino friends had their own unique way of making adobo, such as one friend insisted using brown sugar, carrots and lime juice, another added coconut milk, another turmeric to make it yellow. Each one we tried was divine!

Halo-halo , also spelled haluhalo, is a popular Filipino cold dessert which is a concoction of crushed ice, evaporated milk and various ingredients including, among others, ube, sweetened beans, coconut strips, sago, gulaman (seaweed gelatin), pinipig rice, boiled root crops in cubes, fruit slices, flan, and topped with a scoop of ice cream.

Hailee Steinfield


Hailee Steinfield is a famous Hollywood actress known for her role as Juliet Capulet in the 2013 film adaptation of Romeo & Juliet, and as Emily Junk in the musical comedy movie Pitch Perfect 2. Just recently, she visited Manila attractions and performed several shows in Manila. She was interviewed by several media outfit regarding her Filipino roots. Steinfield told the press that her maternal grandfather is half-Filipino, hailing from Bohol.

Darren Criss


Darren Criss is popular for his portrayal as Blaine Anderson on the musical-comedy TV drama Glee. His mom is originally from Cebu, which makes him half Filipino. Criss has visited the country several times before to perform in shows and visit his relatives in Manila.

Vanessa Hudgens


Famous for her role as Gabriella Montez in the High School Musical series, Hudgens is a Hollywood actress who starred in various films and TV series in Disney Channel. Her mother is a native of Manila which makes her a Filipino-American descent.

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