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General Articles

General informative articles about Bohol, that introduce you to the wonderful island province and its people.

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10-05-2006Bohol.ph Celebrates its Fifth Birthday21
On May 10, 2001, we registered the domain name bohol.ph and the next day the first preliminary version of this web site became available. Today thus marks our fifth anniversary.   Read more...
06-05-2006Architecture in Bohol: The Heritage Beyond The Hills24
Bohol is beautiful. Its beaches are lined with powdery white sand, and remain largely unspoilt by the junk and sleaze marring other island destinations. Driving through the island of Panglao, on the road from the San Agustin church, a vision of a gleaming, elegant bahay-na-bato, standing amidst a lush garden.   Read more...
25-04-2006The Loboc Children's Choir131
Voices, so pure and angelic, burst through the gathering silence and darkness of the tropical evening as thirty children get together for their daily choir rehearsals.... Most evenings are like this in the center of the small town of Loboc, the 'Music Town' of the island Province of Bohol, Philippines -- the home of the Loboc Children's Choir.    Read more...
24-04-2006The Beaches of Bohol636
Bohol is blessed with a number of marvelous white beaches, which just await to be discovered and enjoyed.   Read more...
03-04-2006Souvenirs365
Bohol offers plenty of nice souvenirs to bring back home. The Antequera market of course offers basket-ware in all sizes.   Read more...
22-03-2006Promote your business on Bohol.ph21
The Bohol.ph website promotes Bohol as a tourist destination, already for five years. You can have your Bohol-related business listed on this site for free.   Read more...
18-03-2006A Visit to Cabilao Island116
Bohol is surrounded by a large number of small islands. One of them is Cabilao Island, which lies on the West of the main island of Bohol, facing Cebu island.   Read more...
18-03-2006A Tour of Churches in Bohol19
Bohol, besides its great natural beauty, also is home to a large number of historical monuments. The most important of these are the numerous stone churches, but also ancient watchtowers, Spanish era convents and municipal halls and houses can be found.    Read more...
17-03-2006Staying Healthy in the Tropics10
The rule of thumb for staying healthy in the tropics is use your common sense. Take notice of how the local middle class behaves and follow that.   Read more...
17-03-2006Bohol, Cave Country382
The island province of Bohol may aptly be called "Cave Country." Some 1400 caves have been counted, and probably many more have escaped notice.   Read more...
13-03-2006On the New Menu Structure4
We have updated the menus on this site, and hope this will be a significant improvement over the old menus, which have served us for almost five years.   Read more...
13-03-2006Punta Cruz Watch Tower190
In Maribojoc, some 14 km west of Tagbilaran City, a curious triangular watch tower oversees the seas South of Bohol.   Read more...
13-03-2006A Word about Safety436
The Philippines sometimes receives negative press regarding the safety of foreigners. We believe this is not always deserved, and certainly does not apply to Bohol. In this article we will give some advice about the safety situation in the Philippines.   Read more...
21-02-2006Cebuano Phrase-Book879
A short Cebuano phrase-book, prepared by the US Government for Peace Corps volunteers, to help you express yourself in Cebuano, the language most widely understood on Bohol.   Read more...
20-02-2006A Short History of Bohol (Part II)28
The history of Bohol after the end of the Dagohoy Rebellion until today.   Read more...
03-02-2006Getting Around on Bohol246
Once you arrive on Bohol, there are various way to get around the island.   Read more...
01-02-2006Shopping in Bohol351
Although not as varied as in Manila or Cebu, shopping opportunities in Bohol have much improved in the last couple of years. Nowadays, Bohol has three major malls, all located in Tagbilaran City.   Read more...
30-01-2006US-Philippines coins30
Our series of coin-collector articles continues with an introduction to the US-Philippine coins, introduced in 1903, and in use during the entire American era.   Read more...
28-01-2006Boholano Fruits359
Bohol boasts a wide variety of fruits. Almost every season, one or another type of fruit is in season, and can easily be obtained in Bohol.   Read more...
17-01-2006Sailing with Captain Charly340
Strolling along Alona Beach on Bohol, I noticed a palau on the beach. When we took a closer look at it, we were approached by a German speaking man with a dark-brown sun-tanned skin and seven-day old beard, who introduced himself as Charly, and who asked us whether we would like to join him for a sailing trip on this craft....   Read more...