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Tagged With: Philippines

The ‘Lihî’/’Pangalâ/Mengidam’ Myth

In Malaysia, nothing quite sets the office gossip mill running than a female employee — especially someone who just got married recently — who is sighted with a small packet of  dried orange peel everywhere she goes. You see, Malaysians have always associated dried orange peel and other sour food stuff with pregnancy in pretty … Continue reading »

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Filipino Food That I Miss…

After a whirlwind trip to the Philippines last week, I am back to work in KL. I haven’t quite fully recovered from the fatigue yet. Worse, my taste buds are still screaming for all the food that I indulged in during my trip. Ahh…the food. It’s always about the food! In GenSan (General Santos City, … Continue reading »

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Flying To The Philippines Without Going Through Manila

Most people think of Manila as the place to fly to when they want to go to the Philippines. The thing is, Manila is in the northern island of Luzon and would require connecting flights to the middle island of Visayas and the southern island mass of Mindanao. The schedules of these connecting flights are … Continue reading »

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Su-Tu-Kil: The Ultimate Seafood Experience In Cebu, Philippines

Su-Tu-Kil, pronounced as [soo-too-kil] and not to be confused with ‘shoot-to-kill’, is a cluster of seafood stalls and eateries in an area known as Mactan Shrine in Lapu-Lapu City (Cebu, Philippines) just minutes away by car or taxi from Mactan-Cebu International Airport. Su-Tu-Kil — arguably the ultimate seafood experience in Cebu — is actually an … Continue reading »

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In Search Of Bibingka

Every time I go back to the Philippines, I always have a list of must-eat foods, i.e. all the Filipino foods that I’ve been missing the whole time I was away from the land of my birth. During my short stay in the Philippines, I hunted down those foods every time I had the chance, … Continue reading »

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