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It’s summertime!! Let’s get wet!!!

Life in the Philippines is a beach like this one in Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte. Mabuhay and let’s get wet! If you do come to the Philippines, you’re Philippine experience wouldn’t be complete without a visit to either of the hundreds of majestic beaches in the country. There are beaches with different colours of sand including yellow,…

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Tagalog or Filipino – 2015 Update

Are they really the same one language? I’ve already covered this topic in another article in another blog. I’ve learnt a little bit more about the history of the Filipino language during my stay in the Philippines so this post will be an update to the same post on my other blog. When I was…

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Delicious!! and other taste terms

Do you like Filipino food? Is it delicious? Bitter? Sour? If you do like Filipino food, you can say these words in order to thank the cook. These three Tagalog words all mean delicious, tasty, yummy, etc: Masarap Malasa Malinamnam Masarap, however, is by far the most popular out of the three. You’ll see and…

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Jeepney Language

Probably the most popular form of public transportation in the Philippines. They are literally the kings of the roads. A distinctive feature of a jeepney is its jeep-like front appearance. Each jeepney has its own decorations of either movie characters, religious imagery, flags of other countries (usually the US or the UK) or anime, so…