Filipino Trivia and Facts

Surf P.I.

Surigao del Norte's Siargao Island is one of the prime surf destination in the Philippines. It is frequently visited by surfers all over the world. Its waves combine the features of Hawaii's fabled "pipeline" and top-billed waves of Indonesia. Its huge, powerful rollers have been ranked among the top five breaks in the world, including the "Cloud Nine", which is considered one of the world's top surfing waves.

Ancient Filipino Script

Jose Rizal - Philippine National Hero

Tagala - Filipino-Spanish Dictionay

Tagala is the Philippines first Filipino-Spanish dictionary. It was printed in 1613, which makes it 25 years older than the first book printed in the United States.

Basilica of San Sebastian



Did you know?

The word "boondocks", which is now a part of the English language, dictionary, and vocabulary, comes from the Tagalog word "bundok", meaning "mountain."

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The word "Imeldific", which is now part of English languange and vocabulary, was coined after former Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos meaning "ostentatious extravagance."

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