The Presidential Museum and Library, formerly Malacañang Museum, is the official repository of memorabilia of the President of the Philippines it located in Kalayaan Hall. It was established in 2004 when the Presidential Museum and Malacañang Library were merged into one office as the Malacañang Museum. It features exhibits and galleries showcases the heritage of the Presidents beginning from Emilio Aguinaldo to Benigno Aquino III, as well as the artwork [...]
Tourism in the Philippines has been flourishing since the 70s, but it did experience a mild decline in the mid-80s when it slowed down in comparison to other Southeast Asian countries. The tourism industry has been steadily growing, though, in the past decade and is expected to grow even more as the country’s Department of Tourism aggressively undertakes new directions in its marketing campaigns both locally and globally.
Dubai, the location of some of the most luxurious and amazing hotels and resorts in the world, as close to the lap of luxury as you can get without being the monopoly man himself. However most don’t consider the amazing engineering and building feats that those hotels represent, that merely existing is an act of wonder and amazement. These Mega structures are worth visiting even if you don’t plan on [...]
On the northern tip of Mindanao in the Philippines lies the pear-shaped island of Camiguin, the smallest province in the third major island of the archipelago. Unique to the island is that it plays host to seven volcanoes including the fiery Mount Hibok-Hibok which is why the island is called “The Island Born of Fire.” The volcanoes past activities have rendered the province’s soil to be volcanic and very fertile. [...]
With over 7,100 islands, island-hopping in the Philippines can be quite daunting but precisely because there are so many islands in this tropical paradise, your best option to see so much more of the country is to go island hopping. With its long stretches of coastline, verdant forests and mountains that the islands have to offer, a diverse flora and fauna, and the wonderful sunset views, there are enough reasons [...]
As the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) gears up for the celebration of National Heritage Month, we take a look at the cultural and natural properties of the Philippines that have been inscribed in UNESCO’s World Heritage List. There are eight locations in the Philippines which have been inscribed in the World Heritage Sites list and each of them forms part of our nation’s patrimony. They are [...]