Even the not-very-religious Catholic does Visita Iglesia during Holy Week. Visiting seven churches on Holy Thursday, after the Holy Eucharist is brought to the “altar of repose” by the priest during the procession inside the Church, is a tradition observed by most Catholics.
One of the country’s top stylists, Victor Ortega, has a vision: to make Boracay known as “Victor Ortega island.” As it is, he’s the most popular supplier of massage services, not only in his spas and salons, but also in deluxe resorts. He started with two salons at Station One at D’Mall, and established the island’s only luxury salon at Boracay Shangri-La.
Ilagan, the capital town of Isabela, is best known for being the home of the world’s largest wooden armchair—the butaka.
More often than not, people are carried away by the novelty of it all. In a luxury resort, you pay a fee to fish a baby turtle out of a tank and “release” it into the wild. In Oslob, Cebu, people are going wild over the “touching” relationship between fishermen and the whale sharks they habitually feed.
American book author and writer Beth Day, Spanish master artist Juvenal Sanso, and balikbayan lawyer and entrepreneur Loida Nicolas Lewis are all well-renowned and respected internationally in their respective fields and they had no doubt in their minds that they wanted to make the Philippines….their home.
1. Affordable cost of living — The monthly expenses for housing, food, transportation and even labor costs anywhere in the Philippines are quite reasonable and affordable for most retirees that