Yen Baet, an award-winning Filipina photographer, has been named as among the Top 10 Travel photographers by a Thomson UK. She's named along with Steve McCurry, the NatGeo photographer who took the iconic Afghan girl photo.
Here are only some of Yen Baet's breathtaking images, taken just recently when she visited the Philippines.
There are food brands we know that are distinctly Pinoy: Jollibee, Goldilocks, Chow King, Sarsi and Purefoods, for example. Others, however, take on a vibe, a flavor or a look that makes them seem like an international franchise. Here are a few that faked us out because their pedigree turned out to be (proudly) Pinoy na Pinoy.
Following the unveiling of the new Department of Tourism (DOT) slogan, "It's More Fun in the Philippines," on January 6, Friday, the hashtag #ItsMoreFunInThePhilippines became the top trending topic worldwide. The slogan was created by advertising firm BBDO Guerrero|Proximity Philippines and according to DOT Secretary Ramon "Mon" Jimenez Jr., the slogan answers the fundamental question, 'Why the Philippines?'."
Boracay is no longer the top island in an international travel magazine’s list, but another Philippine island has taken its place.
Palawan has been named the best island for travelers in the “2013 World’s Best” put out by Travel+Leisure magazine Tuesday.