The Fortress of Corregidor Island

About 48 kilometers west of Manila lies a small rocky island known as Corregidor. This fortress witnessed the courage, heroism and valor of Filipinos and American soldiers who bravely fought against the Japanese forces in World War II. The small rocky island is divided into several geographic sectors. Each sector has its own story to…

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Kadayawan sa Davao Festival

By GinaD - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0,

Every third week of the month of August, the people from Davao hold a festival known as “Kadayawan sa Dabaw”. This festival has become globally popular and it is a week-long celebration of thanksgiving for good harvest. “ Kadayawan” is a native term that pertains to anything that gives good fortune. The festival also signifies…

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Mt. Pinatubo Eruption on Its 20th Year

By U.S. Geological Survey Photograph taken by Richard P. Hoblitt. -, Public Domain,

It was already 20 years ago when provinces from Central Luzon were devastated by the eruption of Mt. Pinatubo. Now, these provinces have managed to recover from such disaster and Mt. Pinatubo is now considered as one of the most frequented tourists’ spots in the Philippines. If you enjoy trekking, a trip to the peak…

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