Category: Travel

Fort Pilar Zamboanga

Fort Pilar Zamboanga  Today marks the 386th anniversary of Fort Pilar. The gray stone walls of the fort are the oldest reminder of the Spanish presence and the only surviving physical manifestation of the founding and early history of Zamboanga. The...

Subanun

Subanun In the Southern Philippines, the Subanuns, who inhabit the Zamboanga Peninsula and Northwestern Mindanao mountain ranges, attribute their worldview to their religious concept of animism. They believe that souls or spirits exist in humans, animals, plants, rocks, geographic features such...

Tipolo

We see them, we enjoy their shade, and we breathe the oxygen they produce. But how many of the 3,600 Philippine native trees can you identify? Our featured Native Tree of the Day, is the TIPOLO. Antipolo or Tipolo (Artocarpus blancoi)...

Puyoy

Puyoy Because it’s Father’s Day today, let’s go to the Seafood Capital of the Philippines. In Capiz, there is a popular food we don’t commonly find on our dining table – eel! Thank you to Alger Inocencio for sharing info about...

Sagay Marine Reserve

Sagay Marine Reserve in Negros Occidental The reserve spans 32,000 hectares of landscape and seascape. It covers the islands of Molocaboc, Diutay, Matabas and Suyac. Also part of it is Carbin, Macahulom, and Panay reefs, and the coastal waters of six...