Province of Ilocos Norte Local Customs

  • Local Customs
    by machomikemd
  • Local Customs
    by machomikemd
  • Local Customs
    by machomikemd

Province of Ilocos Norte Local Customs

  • Locals Are Hospitable & Helpful

    Have you ever experienced being in a place when suddenly nature called? I experienced just that when we were at Malacanang of the North, but I couldn't see any restroom for tourists. I then decided to politely request the caretaker if I could use one of the comfort rooms in the Museo. She allowed me to use the CR at the Guest Room. To think that...

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  • Ilocanos Are Generally Friendly

    Ilocanos are generally friendly, but it will help you establish rapport with your warm smile while talking with them. Address the men "manong", the women "manang" and the younger ones "ading". If you need help in directions (like where is the nearest comfort room or where to buy a specific item, etc), you can ask anyone, even children, and they...

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  • taste the sand or throw a coin straight...

    dunno the logic of doing any of these.. well .. kaya nga local custom eh. purposely, you are tasting the sand or throwing a coin straight to the dagat ( and make a wish) or both before you go swimming for the benefit of your tummy. you won't get tummy ache if you do that.. We were just told. .. we did both anyway. thus..., Our tummy went well....?

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  • Learn the Dialect

    Though people here knows how to speak Tagalog, many of them prefer to use their own dialect which is "Ilokano" or even English. It would be helpful to learn some few native words. Some Pleasantries:Naimbag nga bigat yo, Apo – Good morningNaimbag nga malem yo, Apo – Good afternoonNaimbag nga rabii yo, Apo – Good eveningNaimbag nga aldaw – Good...

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