Recently, the country was once again hit by a calamity. Typhoon Trami, officially named as Maring in the Philippines, was intensified by the southwest monsoon (habagat). The typhoon paralyzed the metropolis, drenched its nearby provinces, destroyed a highway, left damages in crop production, and wiped the homes of many Filipinos. But just like last year’s severe Habagat experience, once more, Filipinos are struggling to get back on their feet. Read more.
Mango Mix is a weekly column of Mango Tours in the Asian Journal. The column celebrates Filipino culture--from must-see travel destinations and advice, social events, culinary delights, arts, and everything interestingly mixing under the Philippine sun.
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