Studio 747 - A Lifestyle Blog for Creative Minds: Find Creative Inspiration in the Philippines

Saturday, December 13, 2008

Find Creative Inspiration in the Philippines

Air Deals (180x150)Although it's winter time here in the U.S., there are other parts of the world that are enjoying their summer or dry season - like the Philippines.

The Philippines is one of those countries where you have to stay at least two weeks to get the full experience. If you ever want to see some of the most beautiful and picturesque islands in the world, then a visit to the Philippines is a must. The country consists of 7,107 islands with Luzon being the main island where the capital of Manila is located.

Artists, photographers, and travel writers all around the world have found so much inspiration from the Philippines. An abundance of palm trees and crystal blue waters are enough to relax even the most hyperactive people!

Coral Reef, Cebu, Philippines Flickr PhotoCoral Reef, Cebu, Philippines | Photo by Patrick Tumalad

Arts and Crafts in the Philippines

The Philippines is well-known for its arts and crafts. The country is home to many very talented and gifted artists who create everything from wood-carved sculptures and furniture, shell jewelry, paintings depicting the Filipino culture, baskets, and more. Many of these creations are exported to many countries all over the world.

Below is a painting done by artist, Jose B. Lao, titled "Paradise Island (Camiguin)"...

If you're planning a trip to the Philippines for creative inspiration, I recommend checking out the Local Philippines website. The website is operated by our dear friend, Meikah Delid.