Laguna is one of the most visited tourist destinations in the Philippines because of its hidden spots, hospitable locals, and palatable delicacies.
It’s very interesting to know the people and culture of Laguna. In fact, they have distinctive traits, words, places, and things of their own. Below are those signs that show that you’re a native Laguna.
You must be a native or who grew up in Laguna if:
- Your friends expect buko pie as pasalubong
Buko pie is a popular food from Laguna and this is the reason why anyone who has a friend who grew up in Laguna would request for buko pie as pasalubong.
- You always boast that Mer Nel’s chocolate cake is the best
As a local of Laguna, you wouldn’t let any gourmet cakes to bet the MerNel’s chocolate cake that is a local favorite. This cake really melts in your mouth that anyone would crave for. In spite of its delectable taste, it is inexpensive that’s why it’s all worth it.
- You use house slippers made from Liliw
Liliw is a place in Laguna known for quality slippers, shoes, and sandals. Thus, a proof that an individual is a native of Laguna if he or she wears house slippers made from Liliw. The slippers are not only comfortable and durable but also affordable.
- When you say “nakain, natakbo, naulan”
The dialect of Laguna is really distinctive because they utter the words uniquely. When you hear anyone saying “nakain, natakbo, naulan”, then you should know that person is a native of Laguna. Though it sounds different, but for them these words are beautiful to hear.
- You’re proud about the historic churches in Laguna
Many people draw in Laguna during Holy Week for Visita Iglesia. It’s because there are old but historic churches that you can find in this place. That’s why the locals of Laguna would always be proud about the churches of Liliw, Pagsanjan, Majayjay, and Nagcarlan.
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