Why Filipinos Love “HUGOT”

February 25, 2018 7:00 pm by Cat Lo

You’ve seen it all before—from cheesy pickup lines made into viral memes to heartbreaking quotes from melancholy movies. The so-called hugot culture is rampant in Philippine society, made even more so now that viral trends and memes can be shared and passed on virtually anywhere and to anyone. While “hugot” […]


Filipinos Finding Each Other In Washington, DC

December 10, 2017 7:00 pm by Taste.Company

Photo Courtesy by NaFFAA By: Kathryn Streeter According to the last census, three thousand seven hundred Filipinos live in the Washington, DC region and that number has likely risen given the active presence of the Embassy of the Philippines, the DC-based National Federation of Filipino American Association (NaFFAA) and other organizations […]

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Heritage Sites in Tagbilaran

September 28, 2017 7:00 pm by Cheenee Otarra

Bohol has long been associated with natural wonders such as the world-famous Chocolate Hills, marvelous Balicasag dive spot and the white beaches of Panglao. Did you know, though, that this province, which functioned as its own Republic from 1899 to 1900, also boasts of rich cultural heritage assets? Tagbilaran supposedly […]


Strolling in Historic Marvel at Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar

September 19, 2017 7:00 pm by Gabriella Galvez

Hotel de Oriente standing proudly before the Umangol river “Pride in the past, hope for the future.” Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar in Bagac, Bataan remains to be the only resort of its kind in the country, using real reconstructed colonial homes that were transplanted from different provinces across the […]


5 Non-Profits Promoting Philippine Culture

September 17, 2017 7:00 pm by Cheenee Otarra

How diverse is the Philippines? Within our 7,614 islands, did you know that 130 different languages are being spoken, excluding the dialects from these languages? In addition, did you know that there are 110 major indigenous groups in the country? August, as our country’s official “Buwan ng Wika,” is a […]