With over 7,000 islands, the Philippines is home to a wealth of diverse people and cultures, and we strive to tell as many of our stories as we can. Here are the ones we’ve done so far.
Pitbulls are much more than what they're made out to be. CARA Welfare’s Pat Gayod takes us through the mysterious Laguna Pitbull Sanctuary.
Books, essays, and critiques about our national heroes, curated and recommended by Filipino historians.
On National Heroes Day, we take a closer look at those we call heroes and why, with the help of Filipino historians.
The last few weeks have asked to re-evaluate the ways in which we live, and take stock of what truly matters.
The life of a chef isn’t easy. Conversations with some of the Philippines’ best have us more convinced that these are the people who take their work home with them.
Can we still earn our tattoos? A trip to Buscalan offers a closer look at traditional tattoo culture and the legendary Kalinga mambabatok Whang-od.
“Pan de sal is the bread of our history, at the core of our culture, at the heart of our tastes.”
What draws someone into a craft, and what keeps them in it? An exploration of craft-making skills leads to picking up a few lessons from three modern-day artists.
A walk through Taal Heritage Town tells us more about the heroes of the Philippine revolution, and the people preserving their legacy.
Podcasts have swiftly cemented themselves as the new radio. Here are some of our favorites to tune into, from talk shows to stories of true crime.
Carlo Huerta Echegaray, head chef of Samba at Shangri-La at the Fort, shares his experience as a Peruvian chef in the Philippines and what it means to connect our cultures through food.
A return to the mystical island of Siquijor gives a second look at the magic found in the plants, the land, and the folk practices that have endured through centuries.
There’s more to Philippine cinema than your average formula film. Next-generation filmmaker Mikhail Red recalls how he started out in the industry, and what it’s taught him about navigating a career in film.
With centuries-old crafts at the core of their identity, the Ifugao town of Kiangan is fighting to preserve its heritage in the face of modern innovation.
Traveling is about more than just the places you visit, as cinematographer and director Ice Idanan has come to learn while working on the acclaimed road film Sakaling Hindi Makarating.
Once famed as the Unbroken Salt of Albur, Bohol’s Asin Tibuok stands today on the brink of extinction. Amidst fire, water, and ash, the last of its makers fight to keep their traditions alive.
Palawan is known for its pristine waters and incomparable shores. But within the island lies a history of its people’s crafts that runs as deep as the waters that surround it.
What happens when you travel for a living? Production manager Lexter Tarriela of TBA Studios shares his experience working on two of the biggest productions in Philippine cinema
A tea master, a biologist, and a quest for Philippine Tea
ANi (The Harvest) offers a bold and practical take on local science fiction.
An exploration of rice has led Michelle V. Ayuyao to dive deep into its rich history, before uncovering just how much value falls upon a single grain of rice.
A datu goes to his hometown with food history on his mind, and returns with more.
In a country that endures a constant and oppressive humidity, a proper iced dessert is salvation. Enter the halo-halo, supreme leader of Filipino desserts.
The story of the Philippine Wrestling Revolution begins and ends with a group of wrestling fans.
A critical look at the evolution of Philippine national symbols.
From the very beginning, our history, our language, our land, and our personal stories have defied expectations. It’s time we celebrated our multitude of voices and, yes, identities.