Province of Bohol Local Customs

  • Delicious Seafood, Bohol, Philippines
    Delicious Seafood, Bohol, Philippines
    by TrendsetterME
  • Delicious Seafood, Bohol, Philippines
    Delicious Seafood, Bohol, Philippines
    by TrendsetterME
  • Delicious Seafood, Bohol, Philippines
    Delicious Seafood, Bohol, Philippines
    by TrendsetterME

Province of Bohol Local Customs

  • Peanut Kisses

    Travel to Bohol is not complete without tasting and buying Peanut Kisses. Ideal for snacks and pasalubong.Comes in three packaging.

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  • concerts in shopping mall

    Malls seem to be popular hangout nowsadays. I took this photo in ICM, the (largest) shopping mall next to Tagbilaran bus terminal. It was lots of people there waiting for a concert in the afternoon in the ground floor - quite interesting location for that kind of activity -but it seems regular practice nevertheless as I could see that elsewhere in...

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  • cemetery in Loon

    On my visit to Loon I had been involved in conversation with a local guy for a while while I was waiting by the road near the market. We talked on cemeteries and he offered to show me one here: so we walked past behind village and came to its ground. Large stone coffins were there one next to another and sometimes one upon another. There's palm...

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  • nice green gardens

    When I was walikng around in various places alone I enjoyed seeing into people's gardens in front of their houses; they were full of green shrubs and trees and sometimes full of colorful plants with wonderful flowers and fruits. In few of them I noticed empty eggs shells attached to the sticks or fence but I couln't find out meaning of it - it was...

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  • karaoke, rum and beer and curfew

    Boholanos seem very warm and friendly people and we were invited sometiomes to hang out with them when they had karaoke box out in evenings and we walked pass. Beer and rum seem to accompany any that kind of fun - had shared some with them and they prefer San Miguel over other beers probably for the same reason as me- it tastes better.These bamboo...

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  • Environmentally-aware Bohol

    Like a lot of the Philippines, a large part of Bohol’s economy is agricultural. Yet the local university and others have taken a hard line against Genetically Modified Organisms or GMOs. In fact, there is a provincial ordinance against them as can be seen in a series of murals along the main city street Carlos P Garcia (along with, ironically, a...

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  • Bahay Kubo

    This is a nipa hut or what we call in Tagalog as "bahay kubo". Typical Filipino house mostly seen in the provinces. This kind of architecture is rare now and seeing so many well-maintained ones in Bohol is great...I love old houses!Mapapakanta ka! hehe(Filipino folk song about the humble nipa hut)BAHAY KUBOBahay kubo, kahit muntiang halaman doon ay...

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  • 3 o'clock habit

    we arrived at tagbilaran in the afternoon and ate our lunch at the city. After having our lunch, we went to BQ mall to buy some groceries, we were surprised while we were all busy looking for something to buy, everybody stopped, then we realized it's already 3 o'clock and everybody's praying...... it's just nice to see busy people of Tagbilaran...

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  • Curfew for Minor

    Got this info from our tour guide. He said that in Tagbilaran City, minors are encouraged to go home after 11pm. Bohol is a very family oriented province, and true enough you can feel it in the warm hospitality of boholanos.

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  • MAY IS FIESTA MONTH

    May is feista month in Bohol. In almost every day of the May there's a fiesta happening in some town or other. They say that you can get away with not cooking anything for yourself in the month of May, just go to where the fiesta is and you can get a free meal. :)

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  • Blood Compact Friendship Ritual

    What else is the better way for the tourist to have a picture taken with these lifesize bronze figures at the Blood Compact Monument than acting it out with the characters of what is depicted. "Here's a toast to our newfound friendship! Cheers!"The Blood Compact or "Sanduguan" is a ritual done by the early Filipinos to formalize and seal the...

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  • Local Boys Showing Their Diving Skills

    When gone river cruising along the Loboc River, local boys having fun by the river bank show their diving skills at the amazement of tourists. They dont mind themselves in their birthday suits. I still remember the fun when I was their age and growing up in the province.

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  • River Serenade

    At the upstream end of Loboc River is the Busay Falls where the river cruise stops for about 15 minutes for some picture taking by the visitors. While enjoying this moment, a 6-member string band composed of senior citizens from Loboc plays instrumental traditional Filipino music adding up to the rustic ambiance of the place. The band is on a...

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  • FISHERMEN OF BOHOL

    Being surrounded by water, fishing is one of the known livelihood throughout Bohol. The island is blessed with aquatic resources. The fishermen on their boats regularly dot the ocean and you can see them either above aboard the plane or aboard a ferry.

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Province of Bohol Hotels

  • Amorita Resort

    It was really a luxurious stay in Amorita. The staff are really helpful, the rooms are clean, the...

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  • Amarela Resort

    The amenities are complete to assure a blissful vacation. This hotel is by far one of the cleanest...

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  • Dumaluan Beach Resort

    Bolod, Panglao Island, , Bohol, Philippines

    Satisfaction: Poor

    Good for: Couples

  • Anda White Beach Resort

    Brgy. Bacong Sitio Dagohoy Anda,, Anda, 6311, Philippines

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Bohol Sea Resort

    Danao Beach, 6340, Philippines

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

    Hotel Class 2.5 out of 5 stars

  • Eskaya Beach Resort & Spa

    Eskaya is the best resort I’ve been to. Not because of their facilities, but because of the...

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  • Flower Garden Resort

    This is a small, nice and quiet resort run by a Swiss couple. You can choose between bungalows or...

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  • Nuts Huts Resort

    Philippines

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Families

  • Paragayo Resort

    Paragayo Resort is not a beachfront resort; it’s located along the main road opposite the entry road...

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