General Gregorio “Goyo” del Pilar’s death at the age of 24 is a perpetual reminder that heroism knows no race, no gender, and certainly no age. Let’s pay tribute to the “boy general” who died fighting for our freedom, and whose legacy continues to inspire young Filipinos today.
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.
Haunted houses usually have bloody pasts, real-life paranormal events and other stuff that great horror fiction are made of. So if you’re hungry for a round of thrills and screams, this list is totally made for you!
Just like the rest of the world, however, the country also has its fair share of bizarre statues. And while they are still remarkable in their own way, we can’t help but be a bit unsettled (or scared silly) every time we look at them.
To celebrate the best years of Pinoy horror, we are bringing back some of the most hair-raising creatures that made us piss in our pants.
We’ve all experienced that sensation at least once in our lifetime: that scary, hair-raising feeling of someone (or something) is watching us. Read about these famous Filipinos who’ve allegedly had their own encounters with the supernatural.
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.
There are a bunch of horror flicks based on true stories, but everyone knows that a “creative license” almost always dictate the final output. So where exactly can you find original, mind-blowing true stories that will give you the creeps? None other than the archives of Philippines’ shocking history.
If you’re craving for bloodcurdling stories that will give you the goose bumps, look no further. Our history is chock-full of horror stories so horrifying that your teachers probably were too scared to even talk about them.
We Filipinos have always been fond of the unknown and the supernatural, hence why we have so many urban legends pervading the country. Some, of course, have achieved so much notoriety that they have become classics in Filipino folklore—always told over and over again without ever getting old.