The people and their culture, the place and its tourist spots, the local businesses and native delicacies...let's explore my hometown, Minalabac, Camarines Sur, Philippines, through Buswak Festival.
Ever heard of sweet rice cake? Perhaps not, when you're still not living here in the Philippines. Let me teach you on how to make this Filipino delicacy. Get ready with your sweet tooth.
This hubber provides insights on how to be part of a conduction team on board commercial vessel. It covers the responsibilities of every seafarer assigned in every department for checking and testing the seaworthiness of the ship.
Cases of dog bites and other animals, such as cats, horses, goats, carabaos and pigs are increasing every year. The Department of Health(DOH) is now having hard time catering on the needs of every patient and unusual cases as supply of anti-rabies vaccines are still not distributed at every local...
It's a scary society. Effects of moral decay are everywhere.How can we live in a society that more than half of the population are committing immoral acts? Find out what are these I'm talking about.
Some of early users of this coffee-saving tip gained an ample reduction in their electrical consumption. This is good news to the skyrocketing prices of electricity in the Philippines.
Ever watch the movie Leap Year? Well, it was made way back 2010 but it will worth-seeing again this year 2012 or the next leap year to come, every after four years. Romantic films are at loose again.
Cooperatives are more powerful and beneficial to the needs of the community. With the shared capital increasing while borrowing money and paying it properly, members-in-good-standing (MIGS) will reap all the benefits that a cooperative could offer.
The Pillow Project in School is a very humbling venture by the education department in the Philippines. I don't know when this was initiated but just recently, I've been involved with this environment-friendly endeavor.
Water Bonsai is the latest fad in home gardening. The beautiful twist is that you can grow the saplings of your choice inside your home due to a technology initiated by a Filipino inventor, Edwin dela Torre.
The issue between Pro-Gun and Gunless Society is the hot topic in the Philippines due to gun-related death cases that increase yearly.
Religion jives with art. Back in medieval times, art and religion exist side by side. It ranges from hand paintings, sculptures, portraits and sketches of holy characters that existed long before the compilation of the Bible came into print. ...
I've been writing poems and songs, since elementary days. Some won at local competitions, while the rest are waiting to be published, hopefully.
If you're in a tropical country, like the Philippines, you'll be interested to learn on how to ripen bananas. Yes, welcome to the authentic banana republic of Asia. This country is one of largest banana exporter in the world (next to India). ...
Herbs and Spices Almanac is my personal journey in collecting local valuable herbs. I also share whatever new ideas or medical breakthrough those herbs will impart in the medical community and help those in needs.
Circumcision in the Philippines happens every summer to help teenagers for the personal hygiene and entry to manhood or rites of passage.
One the 10 Worst Computer Viruses that destroyed almost 10 billion computers worldwide is the I LOVE YOU VIRUS. It was the thesis project of a Filipino programmer named Onel de Guzman and his group who accidentally (it's still being disputed)...
What will happen if your partner agrees with my 'unique' plan for a wedding? You can learn a thing or two with my suggestions. Just don't be mad at me because I always host or emcee weddings. Read on!
What happened to the Vizconde massacre case here in the Philippines is a pure oppression of rights. After 15 years, the accused led by Hubert Webb, Tony Lejano, Pyke Fernandez, et al, were acquitted (Dec.14, 2010)to the crime that is considered...
"Amazing grace, how sweet, thy sound". I cannot memorize all the lyrics, but I hum the song by heart. Listen to the song and it will carry yourself into a kind of bliss, away from the tiredness you are felling right now.
The Olympian skier, Diana Golden-Brosnihan (March 20, 1963-August 25, 2001) A 'love story' out of breast cancer? Yes, fellow hubbers, two people became closer because of this 'dreaded' disease that claimed the life of Diana Golden in 2001. Did the...
The Hot Springs of Albay serves as my banner hub for my series on Amazing Travel in the Philippines. It scored a 100 Hub Score way back 2011 and gave me a satisfying 100 % profile score. Find out why...read on!
Refresh yourself as to why Filipinos celebrate Christmas in a span of 100 days. Starting September every year, people in all walks of life are starting to save for the biggest celebration every December 25th, the popular belief of the Savior's birth, Jesus Christ.
The religiosity of the Bicolanos is vividly observed come Penafrancia fiesta. I may not be the one who'll brave the throng of devotees and be one of them. Yet, as member of the media (passive but still observing and writing hubs and blogs online), I still record and document whatever activities...
There are lots of argument as to who or what invention should make every Filipino proud. This hub is a tribute to Philippine scientists who fought for their recognition as some of their inventions were copied and patented by other countries.
Filipino cuisine is truly the melting pot in Asia. We have all the influences among other leading cuisines around the world.
“Happy Mother’s Day, Mom!” I’m sure, these words will be the sweetest greeting that my mother will treasure, coupled with kisses and some treats for her special day. I will not be what I am now if not for her dedication to nurture and...
Have you been admitted to the hospital? Scary incidents happened there. It's not a fallacy. There's always truth to the rumors about maltreatment that the patients experienced from the doctors, nurses and medical aides. Read on and leave comments.
This hub is about making an organic soap at home through a re-purposing procedure. Find out why most of the readers want to try this at their own home, too.
Cervical cancer is an ugly truth baring a death sentence to affected women. It's hard to be a woman. They're more prone to diseases than men. But with this one, your impression will be changed. This one is a proof.
Sweaty and dark underarms are but a shame to most women. It's okay for men, but it seems they are feeling the same thing, too. With some cosmetic enhancement, you can raise your arms without worrying of those dark spots. Find out how.
Health is synonymous with beauty. What's inside of your body will reflect on your physical appearance. Have you heard of Colon Cleansing? This is the most-sought-after remedy to clean your tummy. Find out how.
My brother's story on being a victim of witchcraft is hard to believe. I'm still thinking if those symptoms that happened on me, too, seemed so surreal. Bizarre things are happening these days. Films, writings and personal accounts on demonic possessions stretched back to the Salem Witch Trial,...
Have you heard about the popularity of Coco Juice os Buko Juice in the USA today? Americans are craving for this health juice drink instead of soda in order to combat obesity and other health deficiencies. Read more about the uses of coconut on this hub.
Cyber Bullying is rampant online and it's happening all over the world. How can we track down offenders. I am sure, one of those who are reading this hub also experienced unjust vexation at the chat room of Facebook or any social medium.