Oriental Mindoro’s Fabulous Kawayanan Festival

Oriental Mindoro’s Fabulous Kawayanan Festival

One of the lesser known festivals in the Philippines is the Kawayanan Festival in Gloria, Oriental Mindoro. Although not as famous as the other street festivals in the country, the Kawayanan Festival can be just as vibrant and lively with colorful costumes and energetic street dancing.

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Travel: Moriones Festival in Marinduque Island

Travel: Moriones Festival in Marinduque Island

Marinduque is a famous tourist destination during the Lenten season in March or April. It is called the “Heart of the Philippines” due to its shape and its position at the center of the archipelago. For 200 years, the residents of Marinduque has celebrated the Moriones Festival which is a part of the reenactment of the Passion of the Christ story. Men (and even women and children) dress in the garb of Roman legionnaires parading around the streets of Marinduque for a whole week.

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Travel: Sibale Island, Concepcion, Romblon

Travel: Sibale Island, Concepcion, Romblon

In the last few years, I have made it a point to travel at least once a month. I may have skipped a month or two at times but I always schedule out-of-town and international trips to take a break from my demanding online career. I do not usually share photos of all my trips but I guess it wouldn’t hurt to share experiences and adventures now that I own a blog again.

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Filipinos Ready for a Long Weekend of Littering Tourist Spots

Filipinos Ready for a Long Weekend of Littering Tourist Spots

It’s a Labor Day long weekend and many Filipinos are getting ready for a 3-day vacation a.k.a. bringing their trash to famous tourist spots and recreation places and leaving it there. Whether they be the city, beach, mountain summit, cave, river, lake, these tourist destinations will definitely gather tons of trashes more than they usually deal with.

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