40th Lanzones Festival

Street dancers wave giant “lanzones” during a parade in celebration of the 40th Lanzones Festival in Mambajao, Camiguin on Saturday. The festival coincides with the harvest season of the lanzones, the island province’s primary product, every third week of October. Dancers, clad in colorful costumes, jive to the tune of live music during the parade … Read more

On this day, October 8

On this day, October 8, in 1565, Spanish friar and navigator Andres de Urdaneta successfully arrived in Acapulco, Mexico from Cebu, the Philippines aboard the galleon San Pedro, thus establishing the route of the galleon trade. We celebrate the Day of the Galleon to commemorate the Galleon Trade using the route found by Fray Andres … Read more

Grandt Kitchen

Craving for Filipino food in Canada? Try Sisig, Binagoongang Spare Ribs, and GK Boodle Fight at Grandt Kitchen in Surrey, British Columbia! Grandt Kitchen is located at 10257, King George Boulevard, Surrey, Canada. Grandt Kitchen’s best-sellers are The sisig is made from parts of pig head and chicken liver, seasoned with calamansi (Philippine lemon), onions, … Read more

Camiguin Airport 2019

Camiguin Airport is now 100% complete. In 2016, the old passenger terminal building (PTB) is small. The runway is short and and the surface not even. Today, Camiguin Airport is 100% complete. It has a bigger and better passenger building terminal (PBT). The asphalt overlay and runway extension of the airport has been completed. Before, … Read more

Balintawak LRT Station

The Balintawak LRT Station was named after “Balintawak,” the first referred venue of the cry of Balintawak, now called the cry of pugad lawin. The so-called cry officially kicked off the Philippine Revolution. The exact date and location are still contested, but it happened sometime in August 1896 in Caloocan, where both Balintawak and Pugad … Read more