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Have you ever heard of the Philippines' Wunderpus?

This octopus found in Anilao, Batangas, is known to perform acts of cannibalism during mating

 We are loving's video of the mesmerizing mating dance of the underwater creature, Wunderpus, found in Anilao, Batangas. The Philippines' Wunderpus is known to perform acts of cannibalism during mating. But no worries, it can lose and regrow its…

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Starbucks' Philippines-inspired mugs

Forget fridge magnets. Get these mugs featuring artworks of Philippine tourist attractions and landmarks, from Albay to Cebu

Starbucks’ latest mug collection featuring artworks of Philippine destinations are perfect souvenir gifts for tourists and Balikbayans (Filipinos living abroad who come home to the country to visit). Choose from the Banaue Rice Terraces in Ifugao; Mayon Volcano in Albay; Manila's iconic jeepney…

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Skyjet’s Birthday Promo

Skyjet is offering free one-way flight to some of the country’s best destinations if you book with a paying passenger.

 HELLO CORON ?? #travel #Philippines #holiday #jet #plane #tinyplane #tour #trip #view #selfie #sister #skyjetA photo posted by D (@davemerret) on Dec 3, 2016 at 3:46pm PSTSome New Year cheer. Skyjet's Birthday Promo offers you free one-way fare…

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Sky Play in Cebu by Kenneth Cobonpue

The award-winning industrial designer creates his first playground in SM Seaside Cebu. Photo by @dyhakee_kramzy

 #skyplay by #kennethcobonpueA photo posted by j a c q ?? (@dyhakee_kramzy) on Jul 19, 2016 at 8:22pm PDTSM Seaside City Cebu unveiled the latest Kenneth Cobonpue creation and it's one for the younger generation: Sky Play.…

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Kalinga tattoo artist Whang-Od’s National Living Treasures Award

The oldest Philippine tattoo artist is truly deserving of it!

Finally, the long wait is (almost) over! Our national pride, Maria Oggay, or more famously known as Whang-Od, the oldest tattoo artist in the Philippines at 97 years old, is set to receive the “Gawad sa Manlilikha ng Bayan” (National Living Treasures…

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Hidilyn Diaz's Olympic triumph

Silver medalist Hidilyn Diaz makes history as the first female athlete to win an Olympic medal for the Philippines

 Excited to compete again on my third Olympics and represent Philippines . #PhilippineTeam #proudtobepinoy #weightlifting #olympicexperiences #rio2016A photo posted by Hidilyn Diaz (@haidie20) on Aug 7, 2016 at 8:10am PDTThe last time the Philippines won a medal…

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The new sea ambulance for Calamianes Islands, Palawan

Help is now a call away, even at sea, with Culion Sanitarium and General Hospital soon to start a sea ambulance service in the Calamianes area 

Calamianes Islands in Palawan gets their new Sea Ambulance. A country's first.— Jorge Bandola (@mrjorgebandola) August 3, 2016Culion Sanitarium and General Hospital will soon launch a sea ambulance service for the Calamianes Islands in Palawan, servicing the waters…

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Imam Rudy, the guardian of Bud Bongao

Tawi-Tawi local Rudy Hamja has been climbing Bud Bongao, one the few remaining moist forests in the country, daily for the past three years for its upkeep and vows to carry on

Bud Bongao is a treasure trove of biodiversity and one of the last moist forests in the Sulu Archipelago. It is among the landmarks of Tawi-Tawi and renowned as a sacred mountain by locals and visitors alike. One of its…

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The native sauna

This native sauna in San Vicente, Palawan, heated by a wood-burning boiler, producing steam scented by fragrant leaves and herbs, is every spa addict’s dream

This native sauna at Secret Paradise Resort off San Vicente, 123km northeast of Puerto Princesa City in Palawan, is a wooden shed that doesn’t look like much from the outside, but inside, it’s every spa addict’s dream. Well-constructed wooden benches line the…

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Rich Earth Jewelry

Beautifully handcrafted necklaces, rings, and bracelets from a young Filipino designer are our new must-haves. What's more, sales benefit conservation efforts

 Introducing our new love —Rich Earth Jewelry, handcrafted Philippine-made jewelry using sustainable and recyclable metals and aluminum gilded with 18k and 24k yellow gold.Most of the pieces use raw or minimally enhanced semi-precious gemstones, from agate and quartz to…

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