CULTURE

Gliceria Marella de Villavicencio: A forgotten revolutionary remembered through an illustrated biography

Her great-great-granddaughter tells the story of the “Godmother of the Philippine revolution” for 21st-century readers in full-color

Who is Rosa Sevilla de Alvero? An important figure in the Filipina Suffragist Movement

Google celebrates Sevilla de Alvero’s 142nd birthday with a doodle on its homepage

The National Museum reopens Mar. 2. Here’s how you can book a visit

After almost a year, the National Museums of Fine Arts, Anthropology and Natural History will reopen this week

Food origins: The halo-halo’s macapuno, nata de coco and kaong and how they’re made

We know almost every ingredient of halo-halo by heart, but little has been said about these specialty ingredients that are products of years of scientific research and agricultural innovation

Intramuros is open to visitors again. Here’s everything to keep in mind

If you’re planning to visit, make sure you’ve registered on the StaySafe PH app beforehand

Peek inside the soon-to-reopen Metropolitan Theater through this 360° virtual tour

No need to wait until its April opening to see how the historic Art Deco structure has been renovated; you can see the Met’s restored theater and lobby through this website

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Flowers, chocolates and a beheading? The bloody story behind Valentine’s Day

The origin story of the day of hearts isn’t as romantic as we might think

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Not in a rom-com mood? These movies celebrate other kinds of love

Romance isn’t the be-all end-all of love—and these movies are proof of that

Observe Ash Wednesday at home with these blessed ashes packets from this church

A packet of blessed ashes is enough for a family of five to sprinkle on their heads instead of attending Ash Wednesday Mass

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Mindanao is more than what we see in the news, and this travelogue proves it

“Biyaheng Pinoy: A Mindanao Travelogue” is a collection of essays on the people, culture and food that make up the region—sans the newsbites