Nicko Evangelista

Nationality: Filipino

Occupation/Location: Wedding Photographer / Graphic Artist.

How did you find about the Philippines?

I live here.

What Philippine locations have you visited?

Central & Southern Luzon Provinces, Bicol Region, Mindoro, Cebu, Bohol.

What are your opinions on the following things about the Philippines?


Every place in the Philippines are unique.. Every province present a different experience for tourist. From breath taking mountains, to serene rivers and lakes, and captivating beaches, surely, a lifetime is not enough to enjoy the places here in the Philippines.


Filipino foods are generally tasty and spicy. From their Spanish, American, Japanese and Malay influences, Filipino dish offers a healthy, unique, and delightful experience for all. Filipinos are also known for eating exotic delicacies like balot (1-day old chic), adidas (chicken feet), bitukang manok (chicken intestines), palaka (frogs), paniki (bats), sawa (python), dagang bukid (rats), etc..


Filipino culture is very diverse and colorful. Each province or area practice different cultures. Examples are wedding cultures wherein in one province, the couple needs to do certain things before and after the marriage ceremony. In other area, the culture of inviting everyone in the village for a wedding banquet is common. It is often good to first learn the practices and cultures of a certain province before visiting it.


Filipinos are known for their hospitality. They are very accommodating and cheerful people. In the Philippines, communities are tightly knitted to each other. It’s like “everyone knows everybody”…

What do you dislike about the Philippines?

As in other places and countries, we must be cautious of criminals who sees tourists as target. Also dislike the politics.

What do you like about the Philippines?

The beautiful spots, the beaches, the people.

Your favorite place/s in the Philippines.

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