Philippines Guide and Reference for Filipino Culture, Society, People, Humanities, Places, Travel & Destinations
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Chocolate Hills: Bohols most famous attraction: the
area is named thus, because of the rich grass which covers them turns
brown in summer.
Colon Street: The oldest street in the Philippines
located in the heart of Cebu.
Underground Cemetery: The only underground cemetery in the Philippines;
it served as a meeting place for the revolutionary leaders in Laguna.
Magellans Cross: The most historically-famous landmark
in Cebu. Planted by Ferdinand Magellan in 1521, it marks the place where
the first Christian Filipinos were baptized.
Philippines: Parks and Wildlife
Maquinit Hot Springs: Located on a scenic beach corner,
this is the premium hot spring in the Philippines.
Hidden Valley: A natural recluse is created within this
90-meter crater . A haven for lush jungle life, natural springs and
still water pools. Accommodation available.
Aquino Parks and Wildlife: Quezon Avenue.
Rizal Memorial Park: Within the lush park there are monuments,
a skating rink and adventure playground. Free concerts every Sunday.
* For further information contact Department of Tourism on Tel: (02) 599 031
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Southern Philippine Cuisine
In Mindanao, the southern part of Palawan island, Sulu and Tawi-Tawi, dishes are richly flavored with the spices common to Southeast Asia: turmeric, coriander, lemon grass, cumin, and chillies — ingredients not commonly used in the rest of Filipino cooking. Being free from Hispanicization, the cuisine of the indigenous Moro and Lumad peoples of Mindanao and the Sulu archipelago has much in common with the rich and spicy Malay cuisines of Malaysia and Brunei, as well as Indonesian and Thai cuisines.
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Does size really matter? For food, it really does. The bulky it looks, the fuller you may become. Well, not at all times, right? There are these small yet heavy-for-the-stomach foods. For things, size is not really a big deal. Nowadays, the smaller your gadgets are, the hippest they may be. For people, the smaller you are, the more adorable you can be. For hotels? IT DOES. Travel and sleep in the 5 biggest hotels in the world