Category Archives: People and Places

30 Filipino Words With No English Equivalent

By | 11/17/2017

We’re so creative we have words that defy exact translation into English. We’ve compiled thirty such words. While they’ll make sense to Pinoys and baffle foreigners, they’re entertaining just the same.

10 Notorious Crimes of the 1960s That Shocked The Philippines

By | 11/17/2017

The Vizconde Massacre, the Hultman case, the Marikina killings and the Ampatuan Mass Murder. These were just a few of the gruesome crime stories that hogged media headlines for months–even years–in recent memory. But there were cases just as shockingly chilling, perhaps even more so, as these sensational crimes from the 1960s decade.

The Way We Were: Rare Color Photos of the Philippines in the 1950s

By | 11/17/2017

Although he is best known for his stirring photos of the Vietnam War and Cultural Revolution in China, Marc Riboud also visited the Philippines in 1958 and used his talent to preserve a lot of memories. Some of these candid shots featured people from all walks of life and classes–from the late President Carlos P. Garcia to ordinary folks doing ordinary things.

5 Horrifying Pinoy Cannibals

By | 01/03/2017

Not all people are sane, and from time to time we hear sickening news of people eating people around the world. Unfortunately, we also have our fair share here in the Philippines.

Only The Creepiest Photos From Philippine History

By | 11/01/2016

There’s more to Philippine history than boring facts and useless details. In fact, it is full of twists, mysteries and everything nice–just like our typical evening telenovelas. Here are just some candid shots showing the dark, macabre side of Philippine history.

The 8 Most Haunting ‘Abandoned’ Places in the Philippines

By | 10/13/2016

With the Philippines’ population projected to reach the 100 million mark this year (Source: Philippine Statistics Authority), it’s quite fascinating to know that there are still places in the country that remain uninhabited–or nearly uninhabited. Let’s take a look at some of Philippines’ most hauntingly beautiful ghost towns and abandoned buildings.