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7 Stylish Outfit Ideas for Tropical Climates

Traveling to tropical countries as a fashion writer is one thing, but living in the tropics provides a much wider concept. You get a...

Insulin Plant: A Tropical Plant with Anti-diabetic Properties

Back in 2015, there was a plant that was rapidly gaining popularity in the Philippines because of its health benefits. Insulin plant, or Costus...

Pumpkin Curry with Thai Street Spiciness

I have been cooking a lot of dishes using pumpkin and squash recently. I also salvaged a lot of leftover Halloween pumpkins from my...

Tropical Fashion: Interesting, Inspired and Innovative

The other day, I was watching this popular fashion reality show on Netflix where talented contestants from all around the world were competing to...

How to Grow Garlic in the Tropics

Most of us love to use garlic in our cooking, and many of us like to grow it in our own gardens so we...

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Golden Cane Palms – Love ‘Em or Hate ‘Em!

The Golden Cane palm (Dypsis lutescens) is a popular landscaping plant throughout the tropics. Its yellowy-gold petioles and infloresences and the more brownish-golden colour...

The Pros and Cons of Living in Tropical Countries

For most of us born and raised in a tropical country, we really couldn’t think of living anywhere else. The thought of living in...

Growing Hoyas as Garden Plants in the Tropics

Hoyas are grown throughout the world for their beautiful flowers and exotic scents. In temperate climates they are usually grown as indoor or hothouse...

Pitfalls of Building a House in the Philippines

A Story of an Expat's Experience and Lessons Learned Building your own house can be rewarding for some and stressful for others, but it’s always...

Using Plants to Stabilize Slopes in the Tropics

In the small garden, the stabilization of steep slopes is usually achieved through the building of retaining walls. These can be built using a...

Healthy Gluten-free Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin with its bright orange colour is a winter squash that is rich in vitamin A and C. Don’t let the word ‘winter’ fool...

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Treasure the Street Trees in Tropical Cities

A few years ago when I was living in a suburb of Quezon City in the Philippines, our neighbor cut down a large mango...

How to Improve the Sky in Tropical Seascape Photos

We all like to take seascape photos in the tropics. Whether you live by a beach, or are just visiting, there’s nothing that screams...

Decorating a Tropical Home in Caribbean Style

Interior designers of tropical homes often refer to Caribbean style. So, what exactly is Caribbean style, and how does it differ from other styles...

Kiribati: One of the Least Visited Countries in the Tropics

The Republic of Kiribati (pronounced Kiri-bahs) is a country that not many people have heard of, outside of those who live in the Pacific....

A Tropical Recipe for Green Tomato Chutney

I grow tomatoes in my vegetable garden all year round. That’s one of the benefits of living in the tropics. But I do have...
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