Aside from its 7,100+ islands with its respective rich culture and heritage, Philippines has still more in her sleeves. This country is not just all about islands to highlands, suggest that you dig deeper and locate its locals – both people and produce.

If you’re into travelling or know someone who loves adventure getaways, then you’d feel the same excitement in exploring what these islands can uniquely offer to the table. Let’s explore deeper to know better!

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In the far north portion of the country, you’ll be amazed with what the Summer Capital of the Philippines – Baguio – has to offer. Aside from its favorable cold weather, sweet red strawberries, and hospitable Igorots, it’s a must to visit the Good Shepherd (Mountain Maid Training Center) and try its local produce – from the tastiest peanut brittle to the creamiest ube jam. Other local treats are strawberry jam, blueberry jam, ube halaya and lengua de gato. Best part about buying, part of the profit, helps fund the needs of the Cordillera Youth.

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Known as the Sugar Capital of the Philippines, Bacolod City has been privileged enough to have both the sweetest smiles and delicacies. Popularly known for its Pasalubong goodies, Merzci produces some of Bacolod’s fave - Piaya, flat bread stuffed with muscovado-based filling; Napoleones, sweet pastry with custard filling topped with sugar glaze and; Biscocho, baked bread topped with condensed milk or butter. Bring home the smile through their sweet delicacies!

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Going down south, Davao City offers both exotic smell and taste – King of Fruits, Durian. At present, you can enjoy Durian in a variety of ways such as candies, ice cream, cookies, and even coffee. Two of the best stores to visit are Lola Abon and Apo Ni Lola, both are in the same street at Matina, Davao City. Less of a classy Durian lover? Then these sweet delicacies are for you.

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Talking about class, Palawan has its own hidden gems under the sea – Pearls. Looking for a valuable souvenir after an ecotourism adventure? Delma Pearl and Souvenir Shop in Puerto Princesa boasts its variety of pearls – cultured freshwater pearls and south sea pearls - dependent on your budget. Have your own underwater treasure with you. 

Complete your travel with a unique souvenir from each place you visit, domestic or international; memorabilia of your travel experience.

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