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My First T’nalak Festival Experience

If you visit the Philippines, you are guaranteed to witness and experience one. You just have to be in the ...
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I’m not moving to Baguio City anymore

Moving to the City of Pines used to be an exciting prospect for me. But after revisiting Baguio City, I ...
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When Captivity Helps Conservation

I never liked zoos. I’ve never been the type who gets fascinated by seeing animals in captivity. To me, it ...
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Night Walks in Davao City

Rupert Brooke was right. Cities, like cats, will reveal themselves at night. That’s exactly what I thought when I strolled ...
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What I Wish Everyone Knew About South Cotabato

When I told my Mom I wanted to live in South Cotabato for a month, her immediate response was, “Okay, ...
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Lemobung Lodge: Cheapest Accommodation in Lake Sebu

I recently went on a month-long trip around Mindanao with my best friend and the first leg of our adventure ...
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Lobo Cave: Surprises from the Aquatic World Beneath

“Oh my god! Kuya, there’s a snake!” I whispered nervously as we were nearing the exit of Lobo Cave. I ...
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Balangay: Tracing Our Roots

This year’s theme for Gabii sa Kabilin, Balangay, sparked a specific childhood memory for me. I was probably 9 or 10 ...