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24 Things You'll Only Find In The Philippines

Find out what puts the the thrilla' in Manila.

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1. Soda in a plastic bag:

Soda in mini plastic bags. #OnlyInThePhilippines

Stephany G. Pablo@sgutierrezp_

Soda in mini plastic bags. #OnlyInThePhilippines

7:45 PM - 13 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

2. The game Tumbang Preso:

For those that don't know, Tumbang Preso is a game usually involving a milk can or bottle of some kind. There's one guard and then the other players will try to knock over the can with their pamatos (usually a rock or shoe). If a player is tagged when trying to recover their pamato, they become IT.

3. Eating developing duck embryo, aka Balut:

4. This perfect candy treat for the full of shit person in all of our lives:

5. This extreme carpool:


8. These consolation prizes:

9. This dog going for a ride:

Dog hanging on to his owner while riding on the back of a motorcycle. #onlyinthephilippines

stephannie stevenson@stephstevensonn

Dog hanging on to his owner while riding on the back of a motorcycle. #onlyinthephilippines

11:59 PM - 20 Sep 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

10. This Wi-Pie to go:

11. This boy carrying this dog through flood waters:

Romeo Ranoco / Via Reuters

12. This gathering of friends in the aftermath of heavy rains because Filipinos have the most fun:

Camille Buhain / Via

13. And this wedding kiss during a heavy rain:


14. This colorful Jeepney:

15. These guys selling ice cream IN THE MIDDLE OF THE OCEAN:

Ice cream in the middle of the ocean :-) #onlyinthephilippines

Geryll Pangilinan@GryllPnglnn

Ice cream in the middle of the ocean :-) #onlyinthephilippines

9:43 PM - 19 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

16. And this guy selling FRESH COCONUT JUICE:

18. And this pink cat GrabTaxi:

21. The sweet tofu snack, called Taho:

22. This husband day care center:

24. And breathtaking sunsets like this:

An earlier version of this post included a photo depicting a fan watching a fight between Manny Pacquiao and Tim Bradley in the middle of the street. It was actually a photo shot in Bangkok and has since been removed.

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