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Escape Manila is Glen Santillan's travel blog which showcases the awesome attractions of the Philippines, Asia and Beyond.

Favorite Filipino Delicacies!

Favorite Filipino Delicacies!

Glen Santillan | Apr 15, 2014

The archipelago teems with native delicacies as much as it abounds with islands. The following are some of the most popular ones!

Where to Taste Authentic Ivatan Cuisine

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Where to Taste Authentic Ivatan Cuisine

Glen Santillan | Feb 19, 2014

The cuisine of the Ivatan people is actually quite simple. It's usually made from fresh ingredients locally grown and harvested. One of the more prominent and authentic Ivatan cuisines is the "uvud," made of banana pith, fish, local herbs, and yellow ginger rice. Another one would be "tatus," or coconut crabs.

Cagwait White Beach

Surigao del Sur

Cagwait White Beach

Glen Santillan | Jan 07, 2014

Cagwait White Beach is a long C-shape stretch of white powdery sand in the municipality of Cagwait in Surigao del Sur.