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Great Filipino Snacks for Traveling

Author Name:    Posted: 08/17/2011 05:02:30 PM
No matter where you plan to travel in the world, you are likely to get hungry along the way. There are many Filipino snacks that are perfect for traveling because they have long expiration dates and will not spoil through temperature changes. Listed below are just a few of these great snacks that you could keep in mind the next time you plan to go hiking or travel on a plane. If you are planning a trip in the near future, you might want to pack a few of these snacks before you go.


Nuts are great for traveling, and there are many native to the Philippines that offer great flavor in short supply. Chestnuts, butter nuts, peanuts, sesame, pillnuts, cashews, and more can all be used for snacks as you go about your travels. You could get these in the form of a trail mix, or you could just eat them on their own. That is entirely up to you.

Dried Fruit

You may find a variety of Filipino recipes that contain dried fruit, but you can also eat this on its own. Dried fruits have all of the flavor and nutrients of traditional fruits, but they are dehydrated so they will not go bad. You could munch on a pack of dried mangoes, guavas, prunes, papayas, plums, gooseberries, and more. You just have to take a look around to see what sorts of fruits you might be interested in.


The Philippines offers some of the most amazing crackers on the planet, and they are not very complex in nature. You may find Filipino recipes to help you make some of these yourself, or you may just buy some that are already made. They are available in many different flavors, and you can always get a spread to go with the crackers if you have a way to properly store it. That can make the perfect snack in between meals while you travel.

Corn Snacks

Corn snacks are iconic Filipino foods, and they are available in many flavors to take on your travels. You could get standard corn snacks that have little flavoring to them at all, or you could get something with a little pizzazz. The market offers corn snacks in garlic, BBQ, cheese, and other flavors, depending on what you like. Just search through your options and you can surely find a snack for you.

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