It’s Good Housekeeping’s 17th anniversary, and mommies, it’s your month, too! Enjoy meaty reads on everything relevant to you—from deliciously simple cake recipes to stories of compassion during Pope Francis’s visit.

Grab a copy now!

Good Housekeeping
Tala Dayrit, Contributor
October 25, 2011

10 Tips for Surviving All Saints' and All Souls' Days

Keep the stress level low as you make your trip to the memorial park with these tips. By Tala Dayrit

For Filipinos, the holidays known as All Saints' Day and All Souls' Day mean going on a sort of pilgrimage to cemeteries to honor and rememer loved ones who have passed away. However, this also means that these places will be packed with people, and sadly, the solemnity of the occasion is often lost because people rush to get their obligations over and done with.

Even in the days before November 1 and 2, memorial parks will be full of people; flower and candle kiosks spring up around the sites, and food stalls set up shop on street corners in anticipation of the crowds who will be visiting family mausoleums and plots. This can clog up traffic and make the journey much more difficult. Here are some tips to help you minimize the hassle and still make it through in one piece.

Check out these other articles for more safety tips:


Page 1 of 1

Name :
Email :
Website :
Comment :
Security Image
NOTE: is a CLEAN ZONE. Editors reserve the right to delete obscene comments.
Filter comments by:
  • Be the first one to comment...
Filter comments by:
follow us
Tala Dayrit
LATEST Articles
MOST READ Articles
8 Most Common #HumbleBrag Posts We Read Online
You might have even posted one yourself.  Nov 23, 2015 
Janet Hsieh of Fun Taiwan Encourages Women to Help Each Other
And gets real about her success.   Nov 23, 2015 
How Alma Moreno's Interview Can Help You Make Better Choices
Don't let next year's elections be another cringe-worthy affair.  Nov 20, 2015  1
10 Things That Happen When You're an Adult with Strict Parents
Like surprise office visits.   Nov 20, 2015 
9 Feel-Good Quotes in Pretty Calligraphy
Pretty and inspiring.  Nov 10, 2015