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.
The filmmaker tells us why we need to share more stories like that of the Bontok.
A photographer returns home to Sulu after 13 years and rediscovers the heritage of his people through food.
In a tropical country, a group of players and fans spend after hours in a mall, making the case for ice hockey.
The Litas break motorbike stereotypes and show us how they ride.
Films are more than just a means of escape. Legendary screenwriter Ricky Lee shares his thoughts on the intersection of storytelling, film, and Filipino heritage.
To commemorate Women's Month, a list of our favorite GRID heroines, and the powerful women who wrote them.
In honor of the 35th EDSA Day, we ask a long-time history professor at the University of the Philippines to recall his experience of People Power.
Philippine rowing is finally on the come up, thanks to a passionate community who are steering the sport in the right direction.
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.
What sets one gallery apart from the others? As creative agency and gallery Tarzeer Pictures launches its sophomore exhibition—we set out to find out.
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? Lexter Tarriela of TBA Studios talks about working on two of the biggest productions in Philippine cinema.
In a country crazed by milk tea, local tea master Renee Sebastian is on the hunt for a tea culture we can truly call our own.
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.
Amid the Marawi conflict, Chiara de Castro meets with the artisans and culture bearers of Lanao del Sur, seeking to understand how cultural identity endures war and displacement.
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.