Shelby Parlade

Staff Writer

After a storied past, the San Sebastian Basilica is given another lease on life, revived by the interplay of heritage conservation and community-driven tourism.‍
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A Basilica Named Baste

After a storied past, the San Sebastian Basilica is given another lease on life, revived by the interplay of heritage conservation and community-driven tourism.‍

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A Basilica Named Baste

After a storied past, the San Sebastian Basilica is given another lease on life, revived by the interplay of heritage conservation and community-driven tourism.‍

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The Padul-Ong Festival in Borongan, Eastern Samar is both a celebration of the Our Lady of the Nativity and an act of collective mythmaking.
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A Tale of Faith and Fable

The Padul-Ong Festival in Borongan, Eastern Samar is both a celebration of the Our Lady of the Nativity and an act of collective mythmaking.

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In the city of Valenzuela, an industrial hub redraws the lines between spaces for cars, bicycles, and pedestrians.
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Streets Are for people

In the city of Valenzuela, an industrial hub redraws the lines between spaces for cars, bicycles, and pedestrians.

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​​Borongan is on the cusp of reinventing its sleepy town into a Visayas surfing capital. Learning from the cautionary tales of its predecessors, the city is masterplanning its transformation by sports tourism.
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​​On the Crest of a Wave

​​Borongan is on the cusp of reinventing its sleepy town into a Visayas surfing capital. Learning from the cautionary tales of its predecessors, the city is masterplanning its transformation by sports tourism.

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What makes for a gastronomic epicenter is also home to an unlikely mango farm: in San Roque, Pampanga, the Mama Sita Foundation has cultivated mangoes on par with the mango capitals.
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Hearts of Gold

What makes for a gastronomic epicenter is also home to an unlikely mango farm: in San Roque, Pampanga, the Mama Sita Foundation has cultivated mangoes on par with the mango capitals.

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