Hurricane Season in the Philippines

Located in the tropic of Cancer, the Philippines has only two seasons: the dry and the wet. While Americans are enjoying the summer, Filipinos are preparing for rains. More accurately, they brace for hurricanes. The Philippines survives an average of twenty to...

The Mangoes of Guimaras

Guimaras Island is recognized as the Mango Capital of the Philippines, farming and researching export quality mangoes for the past several decades. Alongside this, a rich and storied culture has flourished, including  The Manggahan Festival celebrated in May. Directly...