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10 Silly Tagalog Tongue Twisters That Will Bend Your Tongue and Mind

Features, Hitlist · August 1, 2016

Tongue twister is a phrase or sentence with alliteration or a sequence of words with nearly similar sounds that are spoken fast. Nothing beats speaking our mother tongue on a daily basis even though learning foreign languages sharpen our mind more. Still, the Filipino language can…

Famous Lines from Rizal

Features, Hitlist · June 18, 2016

Jose Protacio Rizal Mercado y Alonso Realonda, also known as Rizal, was born on June 19, 1861 in the town of Calamba, Laguna. He was the seventh child of Francisco Mercado Rizal and Teodora Alonso y Quintos. He has traveled in a number of countries in…

It’s the 118th Year of Philippine Independence!

Features, Hitlist · June 11, 2016

This year marks the 118th year of Philippine Independence. How much do you know about this national historical event? Check out this infographic and remember what our nation’s heroes did for us to enjoy the freedom we are experiencing today. Have a Happy Independence Day!

What’s on For Kids: 5 Activities To Do with your Little Ones

Collection, Features, Hitlist · May 17, 2016

Having a kid in the family is exciting. This only means a spending quality time with the youngest family member as you watch him grow. No matter if you’re going to stay home or spend the day out, you will definitely have fun doing the things…

Ready to take a dip? Here are the best swimming destinations in the country.

Features, Hitlist · April 28, 2016

(image credit: Fransisco Guerrero/@studioguerrero) From the 7,107 Philippine islands, we are truly blessed to have a number of pristine beaches here. Every once in a while we need to experience #VitaminSea—but which one should we visit first? 1. Benj Ramos is an explorer and a visual…

First time traveler? Here are the things you need to know.

Collection, Features, Hitlist · April 18, 2016

If you’ve always been afraid of heading on to new adventures, you will never go places. Worry no more because we’ll make it easy for you. Straight from the travel bloggers, here are the things that you need to know before climbing the highest peaks or…

TEAMMANILA HITLIST:FAST FACTS ABOUT THE FATHER OF PHILIPPINE REVOLUTION

Hitlist · November 30, 2015

Honoring Andres Bonifacio, November 30 is another time to shout out ‘holla!’ on a holiday. So, Teammanila brings you a shortlist of some points of reality about our hero. 1. The Supremo has been stereotyped Gat Andres has been pictured to have worn a camisa de Chino…

12 Filipino Words You Didn’t Know Exist

Hitlist · August 28, 2015

Did you know that Linggo ng Wika was originally celebrated every March 27 to April 2 under the declaration of President Sergio Osmena in 1946? 51 years and three presidents later, President Fidel V. Ramos strengthened the decree to Buwan ng Wika which we now celebrate…

TeamManila Hitlist: What Watawat? A Guide to the Philippine Flag

Hitlist · June 15, 2015

Do you know that aside from Philippine Independence, we also celebrate the Philippine Flag every June 12? On the declaration of our Independencia in 1898, the Philippine Flag was flown for the first time in Kawit, Cavite by Emilio Aguinaldo thus commemorating the memorial piece of…

TeamManila Hitlist: Paboritong Palamig

Hitlist · June 9, 2015

The season’s starting to get cooler but occasional heat waves still set in. We just can’t deny the country’s tropical weather where sun and rain plays together. But that’s all right as long as we have an umbrella and a delicious palamig in hand – something…