Philippines Travel & Tourism Guide

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One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more. Thomas Jefferson

Just got back from a pleasure trip: I took my mother-in-law to the airport. Henny Youngman



Philippine Sports and Recreation

Various sports are played in the Philippines including basketball, boxing, volleyball, badminton, billiards, football, ten-pin bowling, and sipa.

Traditional Filipino sports are popular, among the youth, primarily as children's games, such as luksung baka, patintero, piko, and tumbang preso. Sungka, while not as popular as it once was, is still viewed as a significant part of the traditional native Filipino games. Card games are popular during festivities, with some, including Pusoy, and Tong-its, being used as a form of illegal gambling. Majhong is played in some Filipino communities.

Basketball is played at both amateur, and professional level, and is considered to be the most popular sport in the Philippines. In almost every corner of the cities, there is a basketball court as it is the favorite recreational activity by Filipinos.

Basketball, boxing, billiards, football (soccer), horse racing, chess, and ten-pin bowling are the most watched sports. Philippine sports have produced several sports heroes, such as Francisco Guilledo, Flash Elorde, and Manny Pacquiao in boxing, Paulino Alcántara in football, Carlos Loyzaga, Robert Jaworski, and Ramon Fernandez in basketball, Efren Reyes in billiards,Eugene Torre in chess, and Rafael Nepomuceno in bowling. Motocross, figure skating, cycling, and mountaineering have become popular.

Source: Wikipedia Encyclopedia


Featured Philippine Beach Resorts
Boracay Regency Resort, Boracay
Jonys Beach Resort, Boracay
Panglao Island Resort, Bohol
Costabella Beach Resort, Cebu

Featured Philippine Hotels
Dusit Hotel, Makati City
Astor Hotel, Makati City
The Manila Hotel, Manila City
The Holiday Inn Galleria Suite

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Cagayan de Oro Hotels and Resorts, Davao Hotels and Resorts, Zamboanga Hotels and Resorts


Travel Quotes:

I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travels sake. The great affair is to move. Robert Louis Stevenson

No matter where Ive been overseas, the food stinks, except in Italy. Carmen Electra



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