Posts tagged: Culture

The Road to Baybay

My wife and I travel from Mahaplag to Baybay Leyte to get something to eat. The beautiful and scenic 1 hour trip with a stop along the way at Mingay’s BBQ, Pantalan in Baybay.

The Value in Todays Filipino Family

The Filipino family is unique, most households in the Philippines differ considerably from what is considered normal to most westerners or anywhere else around the world. While most families elsewhere are composed of a father, a mother or the parents and their children, a Filipino family would normally go beyond this in one household. The […]

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Filipino Customs And Traditions

Like most asian countries, the Philippines is rich in customs and traditions handed down from generation to generation. While Filipinos have been able to preserve some traditional values and revered practices, some of these customs have become the product of foreign influence, assimilated into the native culture and in time becomes traditional. Filipino customs and […]

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The Culture of Traditional Filipino Cuisine

Filipino food is a unique part of the culture and central to Filipino life. It defines their uniqueness and diversity as a people. Most regions or provinces are known for one or several types of food or for the distinctive taste of their home-cooked food. Bicolanos for example are known for a variety of food […]

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Eastern Visayas

Eastern Visayas is one of the two regions of the Philippines having no land border with another region, MIMAROPA being the other, and is designated as Region VIII. It consists of six provincesand one city, namely, Biliran, Eastern Samar, Leyte, Northern Samar, Samar, Southern Leyte and the City of Tacloban. These provinces and city occupy […]

Monday March 21st, 2011 in , , | No Comments »