Filipino Culture: Legends and Mythical Creatures

As small as a country the Philippines is, Filipino culture is full of many legends, folktales, and quite a lot of mythical creatures. Filipino people care much about faith. That being said, Filipino families have passed on generation to generation many folktales and legends as well as mythical creatures that are surely interesting. There are …

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Filipino Culture: Tagalog – The Filipino National Language

The Filipino language Tagalog is the dialect that has been chosen as the Philippine national language, formally known as Filipino. Filipinos are known to be bilingual (having proficiency in two languages), in the languages Filipino and English.   English as the secondary language In the Philippines, you can go at almost any corner and have …

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Filipino Culture: Aswang: The Filipino Version of Monsters

Part of the Filipino culture is our superstitious beliefs. We have a lot of superstitions in the Philippines and they include the belief in creatures we call “Aswang”. The world has stories about mermaids, vampires, werewolves, white ladies, zombies, while the Philippines keep the superstitious culture by telling stories about aswang. Stories about aswang began …

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Filipino Dating: Pamalae-Filipino Way of “Meeting the Parents”

Filipino Dating Culture: Pamalae-Filipino Way of “Meeting the Parents” The Philippines has one very unique aspect of culture when it comes to relationships and dating. Filipino dating culture may be in sync with the rest of humanity in the beginning stages of dating and courtship only perhaps a little more conservative. But there is one …

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