Famous War Movies to Watch on a Rainy Day


Do you have a rainy day coming up? If so, then there’s no better way to spend it than by watching one of these famous war movies. War is an integral part of history, and it can be very interesting to see how different people dealt with the same challenges during different … Read more

Cultural Impact of the Philippine-American War


Despite the scars that the foreign forces have inflicted on the people of the Philippine Islands, they have no doubt sown the seeds of their cultures in the humble soils of the archipelago – seeds that have now grown even to define the Filipino culture as we know today. The Spanish rule … Read more

Who Were the Main Generals of the Philippine-American War?


The Philippine-American War was fought between the First Philippine Republic and the United States from 1899 to 1901. Many view it as an insurrection as the continuation of the Philippines’ struggle for independence – first against the Spanish rule and then against the Americans. The Philippine-American started when the United States assumed … Read more

Americans Who Acted as Civil Governors in the Philippines


On July 1, 1901, the civilian government, the Insular Government of the Philippine Islands, was established. It transferred the executive authority over the archipelago to the designated Civil Governor. Among his missions was to prepare the country for its eventual independence. The civilian government was preceded by the United States Military Government … Read more

Characteristics of Spanish Colonial Architecture in the Philippines


Architecture in the Philippines hails from centuries-long of absorbing influences from its colonizers. Being under the Spanish regime for more than 300 years, the Spanish colonial period brought a huge impact on the architectural style still seen on many structures like churches, houses, government buildings, and many others today. Here, let’s discover … Read more

The Second Battle of Caloocan


Caloocan City is one of the most urbanized cities in the Philippines, situated at the northern end of Metro Manila. It boasts a vibrant and fast-paced lifestyle, enjoyed by the over 1.6 million people living in its more than 5,000-hectare perimeter. Founded in 1815, the city steadily evolved from a barrio to … Read more

Beer Brand Filipinos Enjoy Most


Celebrations in the Philippines won’t be complete without the best dishes in Filipino cuisine and of course, inuman (Filipino terms for drinking sessions)! Apart from being an eating nation, Filipinos are renowned as strong and hard drinkers. Whether it’s a weekend gathering with friends, birthday parties, graduation parties, to small and big … Read more

Craft Beer Made in the Philippines


Craft beers are beers produced by small-scale independently-run breweries in the traditional or non-mechanized way. They are also called gourmet, specialty, or artisan beers and focus on the overall quality and richness of the flavor compared to mass-produced beers by larger, mainstream breweries. In recent years, the craft beer community has been … Read more

Are There Filipino-American War Memorials?


From museums to city squares, heritage sites, bridges, buildings, and national parks, memorials are erected to remind us of important people or significant historic events, imparting powerful messages about their relevance to the world today. You’ll see the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C., which honors the legacy of the 16th president of … Read more

What Was Life Like in the Philippines During the War?


In the past, some countries had made severe mistakes in the name of power, religion, and grabbing the lands. Wars have drastically impacted human lives, and unfortunately, our history is full of conflicts. If you’re a history lover, you must have a good knowledge of the wars, atrocities, crimes, and tragedies against … Read more