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12 Reasons Why Martha Stewart Could Be Filipino

The TV personality and lifestyle guru was seen having a good time while touring the metro.
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Martha Stewart’s visit to the Philippines has made all of us giddy with excitement. The lifestyle guru arrived last August 19 and has been traversing various areas within Metro Manila and the province of Pampanga as well. She’s been trying out different Filipino activities that are just so heartwarming to look at. Here are some of those memorable moments when Martha was just like us:

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1. She enjoys shopping in Greenhills. 

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Here, the Department of Tourism Secretary Berna Romulo-Puyat shows Martha a locally made bag by Zarah Juan.

2. She enjoys chatting with stylists while getting a blowdry.

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Martha is just like any other girl--she loves getting her hair done. Additionally, she gushes about Manila’s hospitality in her post, “The vitality and friendliness of Manila [are] inspiring.”

3. She eats pandesal.  

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Seems like the world-famous cook enjoys the little things, too.  

4. She loves eating lechon.

No one can resist the crispy, savory delight that is well-cooked lechon. Including Martha.

5. She’s a museum-goer. 

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On her second day in Manila, she paid a visit to the Museum of National History.

6. She had a selfie with Mayor Isko Moreno. 

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Here, Martha snags a photo with Mayor of Manila Isko Moreno.

7. She plants rice. 

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During her visit to Alviz Farm, she got her hands dirty and planted some rice! Turns out, it was something she “always wanted to do,” she mentions in her Instagram photo.

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8. She rides calesas.  

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The age-old activity of riding calesas was something Martha couldn’t miss.

9. She enjoys snacking on banana chips.

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Florabel's Instagram story shows the lifestyle queen munching on the brand's sweet, crunchy banana chips. "Mmm...so good!"

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10. She goes to Binondo. 

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It’s not a trip to Manila without going to the world’s oldest Chinatown!

11. She savors suman and tsokolate

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It seemed like Martha was very much intrigued by these Filipino merienda favorites. 

12. She attends big family reunions! 

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Yesterday, she shared a huge Kapampangan feast with the Lazatin family and even snapped a photo with the kitchen staff.

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