Talking Filipino, A Traveler’s Cheat Sheet #Infographic #Philippines

Going on vacation to the Philippines? You will need to study up on the two main languages in the country, which are Tagalog and Cebuano. With thousands of islands and over 75 different dialects in the Philippines there’s no universal language there, but knowing the basics of these two languages will get you far. Tagalog is primarily spoken in the northern islands of the Luzon area of the Philippines, while Cebuano is primarily spoken in the southern areas.

Wherever you are traveling in the Philippines, this Filipino cheat sheet by HomeAway.com.ph has the most vital and basic terms that any traveler will need. Don’t let a lack of communication keep you from seeing the beautiful rice fields or the relaxing atmosphere of the breath-taking beaches. Take this guide with you and enjoy your wonderful vacation in the wonderful paradise of the Philippines by speaking the language of the natives.

An infographic by HomeAway.

BEING A FILIPINO: 21 Things Only Filipinos Would Understand #Infographic #Philippines

What are the things that define a Filipino?

It is either: there are a lot of answers or there is no right answer. Either way, every Filipino knows the traits that make this race distinct from the rest of the world. Asians, as commonly called but are more akin to Western living. And even if a Filipino can easily associate with the English-speaking world, there is just an underlying difference that draws the line.

What Filipinos have mastered is to juggle Asian traits and the Western influence received while maintaining a unique Filipino culture. Amidst the weave-like culture lies a robust and outstanding strand of being a Filipino striped of foreign influences. Yes, you are right, Filipinos are simply not a montage of different cultures.

So what is it really to be a Filipino? To give you an answer, here is a rundown of quirky and interesting traits that only Filipinos would understand.

An infographic by M2Communications.