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Top Attractions in Cebu City

The Queen City of the South, Cebu City, has been getting a lot of attention as of late because of the magnitude 7.2 quake that hit the Central Visayas region October 15, 2013. While the cause of the attention is heartbreaking, we’d like to lighten things up a bit by taking you through some of […]

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January in the Philippines

© The Wandering Angel on flickr   As a new year opens, Filipinos prep themselves for another 365 days of festivals, town fiestas, trade fairs, competitions and full range of other fun events. The Filipino has a naturally festive spirit and this shines through from the first until the last day of the year. January […]

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July Events and Festivals in the Philippines

This month in Philippine history speaks of freedom, democracy, independence and great cultural heritage. In July 3, 1892, 120 years ago this month, the Philippine National Hero Dr. Jose P. Rizal established a civic organization named La Liga Filipina which aimed to reunite Filipinos to work for sectoral reforms and seek autonomy from the oppressive […]

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December in the Philippines

© Constantine Agustin on flickr   Filipinos are known as one of the merriest races in the world and this reputation is highlighted in the month of December. During the last month of the year, Filipinos go all-out in the festivities, lining up month-long celebrations which are mostly centered on the happiest event of the […]

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February in the Philippines

© Pulencio on flickr   February may be the shortest month of the year but it hardly comes short of festivals, events and exciting activities. As the malls, streets and public areas in the country transition from the twinkling lights and Christmas trees to cut-out cupids and bright red hearts, several towns and cities gear […]

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August in the Philippines

August, like any other month in the Philippines, is filled with celebrations and events. There’s always something going on somewhere in the country, be it a town fiesta, a citywide festival or a cultural event. The month marks the celebration of the birthday anniversary of Manuel L. Quezon, the Philippines’ second president. Different towns in […]

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November in the Philippines

November signals the start of the dry-cold season in the Philippines which is also the beginning of the peak tourist season. Hotels slowly fill up with reservations and some may even get fully booked, all because this period is also Semestral Break for most schools and universities. With just a month to go before December, […]

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October in the Philippines

October is one of the most exciting months in the Philippines. For one thing, the rains finally simmer down, announcing the arrival of sunnier days. Another thing that makes October a favorite month of most is the Oktoberfest. Deemed to be a subdued version of Munich’s Oktoberfest, it is a much-awaited event participated by the […]

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September in the Philippines

September marks the early start of the Christmas season in the Philippines. Really early, yes, but it is true. The Philippines celebrates what might be the longest Christmas in the world. Called the first “ber” month because if the last syllable of its name, September is considered by many as the start of a bountiful […]

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June in the Philippines

June is the start of the rainy season in the Philippines. Days start to become much cooler and showers occur even in the middle of the day. June is also the start of off-season travel in the Philippines. Airfare and accommodations become cheaper and owners are more accommodating with requests for discounted rates. While most […]

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