The Legend of Chocolate Hills

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Carmen, Bohol – 1,260 Chocolate hills but there may be as many as 1,776 hills spread over an area of more than 50 square kilometers. These hills have a secret stories to tell, a legend that many of us didn’t know. Here are the four legends of the Chocolate Hills. […]

7 Reasons to Explore Agusan del Sur After “Lolong”

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Find out why Agusan del Sur is not your typical getaway. Remember the giant alligator “Lolong” was caught in Bunawan in Agusan River in 2011? Measuring 6.17 meters and weighing kilograms, he was declared by the Guinness Book of World Record as the longest of its kind. For more than a […]

Classic & Pinoy: Your Cassava Cake Recipe

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Cassava Cake is made of freshly grated cassava, eggs, coconut milk, and sugar. It is baked in round tin molds or the regular rectangular cake pan. Ingredients Cassava Cake Mix: 2 lbs grated cassava 1 1/4 oz. condensed milk 1 1/2 oz. evaporated milk 1 1/4 oz. coconut milk 1 1/3 […]

Two Thumbs Up: Tanjay’s Sweet Budbud

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Tanjay City in Negros Oriental is known for its delicious budbud (or bodbod).   Budbud is a Visayan term for suman. So “budbud” = “suman” and “suman” = “budbud.” Tanjay’s budbud always come in pairs in a full (and sticky) embrace, like lovers. Be it big or small in size, […]

Top 5 Baguio Haunted Spots

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1. Diplomat Hotel – This former seminary before being developed into a hotel, is considered one of the most haunted hotels in the world. Strange noises and infamous headless apparitions are reported to be seen in this now abandoned hotel on top of the Dominican hill. Locals who live near the […]

7 Superb Reasons to Drop By Ibajay En Route to Boracay

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1) Ati-Ati Festival Ibajay (pronounced “i-ba-háy”) is the custodian of Aklan’s living heritage, anchored on the strength of its army of ancients.   Photo courtesy of Boy Ryan Zabal.  This force is led by the merrymakers and devotees of the Ati-ati Festival, the town’s version of the Kalibo Ati-atihan, and which […]