1995 the Guinness Book of World records listed the Philippine Mango called Carabao, as the sweetest fruit in the world. Besides being truly sweet - the Philippine mango is definitely also the most delicious and most tasty and free of fibers so often found in other countries' mango fruits.
The bahay kubo or the nipa hut is a stilt house native to those who live in the lowlands in the Philippines. It has become an icon of Filipino culture. It is one of the early models of sustainable architecture in the Philippines.