Culture

Philippines

Inspiration

What Lockdown Looks Like for 10 People Around the Globe

Apart, but somehow not alone. Here’s what lockdown looks like for 10 people across the globe.

Culture

These Are the Places that We Can’t Wait to Travel Back To

As soon as we can fly, these are the trips we’ll be (re)taking.

Culture

10 of the Most Colorful Places in Asia

Happier days are ahead! For now, virtually escape to these 10 cheerful places.

Culture

Bacolod Might Be the Philippines’ Most Welcoming City

Tracing her roots to Bacolod, Stephanie Zubiri discovers one secret to happiness in the Philippines’ “City of Smiles.”

Inspiration

Discovering Batanes in the Philippines’ Verdant North

At the top of the Philippines is a clutch of windswept islands where the bonds of community have been forged by the elements. In verdant Batanes, Stephanie Zubiri dances among lighthouses, absorbs lessons from tribal elders and just lets go.

Culture

New Take on an Old Brew: A Glimpse Into the Philippines’ Coffee Heritage

With just basic farming knowledge but a lot of love, photojournalist Lester V. Ledesma started a coffee farm—which was really just an elaborate excuse to dive into the little-known world of the Philippines’ rich coffee heritage.

Tips & News

A Walk Through Manila’s Chinatown

A walk through Manila’s Chinatown reveals its blended cultural identity and the legacies—places of worship, dishes to worship—of the Chinese Filipinos.