What Type of Beer is Made in the Philippines

two hands holding a beer bottle against the sunset

If there is one unique thing you need to know about Filipino socialization, it’s their timeless love for drinking. Beer drinking in the Philippines has been embedded in the very fabric of the people’s culture that no occasion or holiday goes by without a beer case or two. For most Filipinos, beer … Read more

Tips for Homeschooling When Living Off the Grid

Grandmother helping her grandchild with studies.

Living off the grid is more than living a sustainable and self-reliant life. It needs a lot more thinking and planning than you may have thought, as your lifestyle will also affect your kids’ education as well as your parenting techniques. So the question is, how can you maintain good homeschooling and … Read more

What Problems Do Soldiers Have When Caring for Their Feet?

Army soldiers would face several issues in their legs and feet.

Becoming a soldier is not an easy thing to do. There are several types of problems that one has to face while becoming a soldier and one of the biggest problems that arise is that the soldiers have to face foot problems. This is because they face various on-ground practical situations which … Read more

Where Can You See Spanish Colonial Architecture in the Philippines?

Entrance of Fort Santiago, Intramuros

For at least 333 years, Spaniards had complete control over the Philippines. Spaniards always saw the Philippines as a milestone for the Spice Islands. It was then when Ferdinand Magellan spearheaded the first Spanish exploration of the Philippines. He steps foot on Cebu in March 1521, where at a later time caused … Read more

Interesting Facts About The Filipino-American War

US Soldier in Philippines, Manila, during the Philippine-American War

This point of time has been significant to the Philippines and the United States of America. The initial conflict between Spain and the United States had resulted in the fateful war between the Filipinos and Americans that eventually formed a  long relationship that lasts for a century. Let’s try to look back … Read more

Top Movies Set During the Filipino American War

Gregorio Del Pilar and his foot soldiers

Movies that depict stories during war times were mostly based on history. World War I, World War II, the Vietnam War, and the Filipino-American War were just some of history’s well-known wars that movies were based on. War movies are quite tedious to produce since they need to be accurate with the … Read more

Top 5 Underrated Da Vinci Paintings

the battle

Art has been instrumental in creating and destroying narratives. It has been at the center of debates, arguments, and an insatiable passion to delve and discover more. Leonardo Da Vinci is a name to reckon with in the art world. His mastery of the sfumato technique and ability to create mesmerizing and … Read more

Why Did the US Want the Philippines?

General Gregorio del Pilar and his troops in Pampanga, circa 1898

The Philippines and the United States (U.S.) have a long-standing special relationship that dates back to the late 20th century. For starters, the U.S. has had a hand in liberating the Philippines from its centuries-long colonization by Spain. But, whether the U.S. had deliberately freed the Philippine Independence from the Spanish imperialists … Read more

How did Filipino-American War End?

Manuel L. Quezón, the first president of the Commonwealth of the Philippines

The Philippines and the United States (U.S.) have such an excellent diplomatic and economic relationship that the latter has always stuck its neck out for the other. The U.S. even has its breadcrumbs trails of culture and habits left in the country that Filipinos still practice. For instance, many families are born … Read more