13 Nostalgic Pinoy Kid-Oriented TV Shows That Defined Our Childhood

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Our childhood is a fantasy land we always want to go back to: it’s carefree and offers simple things that make us smile. From traditional group games to wholesome TV shows, there are a lot of things from our childhood that we truly miss. Several years (and several pounds) later, we still can’t fathom how things have drastically changed since then. Also Read: Top 10 Favorite Snacks that Bring Back Our Childhood And speaking of TV shows, what most of us really miss are those educational programs that entertained and stimulated our minds at the same time. Here are 13 of the most nostalgic Pinoy kid-oriented TV shows ever:   1. Uncle …

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6 Scary Bridges in the Philippines You’ll Have To See To Believe

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There are two types of bridges in the world: one that you won’t mind stepping into, and another one that would make you think what on earth pushed you to cross it in the first place. Indeed, unusual bridges are loved by thrill-seekers. However, there are scary-looking bridges in the Philippines that are too irresistible you won’t mind including them on your bucket list. Also Read: 8 Hidden Paradises in the Philippines That Will Take Your Breath Away Here are 6 terrifyingly beautiful bridges in the Philippines you’ll have to see to believe:   1. Tigbao Hanging Bridge (Bohol). Hanging 25 meters (82 feet) above the Loboc River, the Tigbao Hanging Bridge …

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The 6 Most Tragic Love Stories in Philippine History

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Love is a universal language: we all want to love and be loved because that’s a human thing to do. Before we can share our lives with someone, however, we all need to take risks. Sometimes the risk pays off, and you end up with Mr. or Ms. Right. Unfortunately, it’s not always the case for everybody else. Also Read: The Real-Life Fairy Tale That Changed Philippine History Forever Indeed, love may bring either joy or sorrow–and we have our own historical figures to prove it. Here are 6 of the greatest love teams in Philippine history whose relationships didn’t end up happily ever after:   6. Gen. Douglas MacArthur and …

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14 Bizarre And Fascinating Festivals You Can Find In The Philippines

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Filipinos love to party, that’s a fact. Whether it be for a religious occasion, a charter day, etc., we will find a reason to celebrate. From the biggest cities down to the smallest barangays, there is always a scheduled time for a fiesta. Notwithstanding the sheer number of festivals celebrated across the country, some do stand out for being different. It’s fine though, as those differences exemplify the diversity of Filipino culture. Also Read: 27 Things You’ll Only See in the Philippines Let’s find out more about these odd festivals and where and when they are being celebrated. Who knows, maybe we’ll even get to celebrate them ourselves someday.   …

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10 Shocking Old-Timey Practices Filipinos Still Do Today

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Contrary to popular belief, not all the shocking practices our ancestors used to do have been relegated to the dustbin of history. In fact, these practices—far from being consigned to the schoolbooks—are actually very much in vogue today (some more than others). Also Read: 10 Reasons Why Life Was Better In Pre-Colonial Philippines While the most famous of these would undoubtedly be the annual self-flagellation and self-crucifixion of penitents during Holy Week, let’s take a look at some of the other old-timey traditions Filipinos still practice today, especially those guaranteed to make someone’s mother faint.   1. Inserting “Bolitas” Into The Male Genitals. You might probably have heard how the Filipinos …

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8 Incredible Rare Recordings From Philippine History

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Gone are the days when you had to visit a museum or browse through someone’s private collection to get a glimpse of our country’s rich history. With a click of a button, any history buff can now witness some of the greatest mementos from the Philippines’ bygone era. Also Watch: 12 Rare Pinoy Historical Videos You’ve Probably Never Seen Here are 10 of the most fascinating recordings from Philippine history made available to us, thanks to the Internet.   1. President Manuel Roxas’ last speech (1948). This is a footage of President Manuel Roxas’ visit to Clark Airfield on April 15, 1948. You can also listen to what would become Roxas’ last …

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