How to Show Love To Your OFW Spouse This Valentine’s

How to Show Love To Your OFW Spouse This Valentine’s If there’s one topic that all Filipinos can talk about for days, it’s love. So much of our culture revolves around our collective idea of love—that a Filipino individual will do anything for the love of their family. It’s the reason why so many of…

Sinulog Festival

Sinulog Festival Every 3rd Sunday of January marks one of the grandest festivals in the Philippines. The Sinulog Festival is a religious event a lot of Filipinos look forward to. The Philippines is a Catholic country and this event only proves how devoted Filipinos are.  Sinulog is celebrated by local devotees from the Queen City…

Filipino Comfort Food to Make You Feel Warm this Winter

How do you like waking up on a Saturday morning to see the temperature drop to 37 degrees? Not a lot of people enjoy this season because of the melancholic mood it brings. But still, there’s pleasure in curling up in your soft, fuzzy blanket with a warm cup of hot chocolate on the one…

Last Minute Christmas Shopping Tips

Tips for the Last Minute Christmas Shopper If you still don’t have gifts prepared for your family, then what have you been doing all this time? Just kidding! We’re not here to judge you. In fact, we’re here to help you out! It’s completely understandable why you might’ve lost track of time and forgot to…

Unique Filipino Christmas Traditions

Is there a place better to spend Christmas at than the Philippines? We all know the answer: none. Ask Filipinos residing in a different country and they’ll all say one thing “there’s nothing like Christmas back home.” Let’s go on a feels trip and enumerate the reasons why Pinas is the best place to be…

Uses For Patis

What Are The Best Uses for Filipino Fish Sauce Fish sauce, more commonly known among Filipinos as patis, is a condiment widely used across Southeast Asia (Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, etc.). If you haven’t come across this ingredient, it has a watery consistency with a salty, fishy taste. For the first-timers, opening a bottle might leave…

Filipino-Style Thanksgiving

Pinoy-Style Thanksgiving Thanksgiving is one of the major holidays that most people look forward to every year. It all started with the Pilgrims and Native Americans way back 1621. They had a three-day celebration as a way of saying thanks for a successful harvest. Have you ever wondered why we don’t celebrate this holiday in…

Pinoy Hotcake

Filipino Hotcake Philippines is a hotbed of unique and exotic cuisine. From the world-famous adobo to the equally-popular banana cue, you won’t run out of flavors to try your tastebuds on. Well, here’s a simple street food that maybe you’ve never heard before if you didn’t attend any of the schools in the Philippines—the hotcake….

Banana Cue

Banana Cue: A Favorite Street Food Banana cue, one of the most popular snacks and a street food favorite. In another blog post, we talked about how the Philippines is so rich in bananas that we seriously have a different kind of banana for every meal. Well, maybe not for EVERY meal, but you get…

Pinaypay Na Saging

The Philippines is a tropical country. If you didn’t know that, then I suggest planning your next vacation there. Along with being tropical, the country boasts of some of the best-tasting fruits in the world. I’m not exaggerating. Again, get over there and see for yourself. Once you finally decide to purchase the tickets, FYI—bananas…