5 Very Unique Festivals in the Philippines

Home to over 180 local languages and dialects, the Philippines is one of the most culturally diverse countries in the world. It should therefore come as no surprise that it’s also home to several unique festivals open to both locals and foreigners. Here are five...

of earthquakes and churches

The faults in the Philippines move every 400 years on average. Last time it moved was 355 years ago. In the 17th century, at least 20 recorded earthquakes (Intensity 8 on average) hit the country. If you do the Math, Philippines' old churches weren't there yet...

hello stranger: cebu

I went to Cebu in December 2009 on a trip that was supposed to be with a 5th grade sweetheart I reconnected through Facebook. Everything was set, the dates, the itinerary and she bought the tickets too. Until, a few weeks before going home, she...