Where to Eat in Tacloban

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

It has been a year since Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) hit Central Philippines and devastated the Province of Leyte. One that was hardly hit was Tacloban City, which today is obviously already back on its feet. Like a rising phoenix, the once bustling metropolis is…

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Four Cemeteries I Would Rather Be On All Saints Day

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

One of the biggest holidays in the Philippines is All Saints Day. Like Christmas, Holy Week and New Year, the first day of November is widely celebrated across the archipelago. Expect exodus of people specially to the provinces during this holiday. All Saints Day officially falls on…

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Farola Series: Faro de la Isla de Corregidor (Corregidor Island Lighthouse)

Sunday, October 12, 2014

The Island of Corregidor has a vibrant yet tragic past. With its strategic location at the entrance of Manila Bay, it serves mainly as a fortress of defense to protect Manila since the Spanish era. Aside from being a fortress, it also serves as a…

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Surprises in Naujan

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Who would have thought that the quiet and laid back town of Naujan in the island of Mindoro hides awesome surprises? Well, perhaps only Mindorenses know. Thankfully though, I was able to see some of its hidden treasures. I was in Puerto Galera early this…

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Basco: The Chapel on the Hill of Tukon

Monday, August 11, 2014
Tukon Chapel

“This is where I want to get married!” That’s the thought playing on my head when I first saw the chapel on the hill of Tukon. It is one of the icons of Basco and the even the entire province of Batanes. A picture we…

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Comiran Island: The Pink Beach of Balabac, Palawan

Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Comiran Island

You have probably heard of or visited the Subic Beach of Sorsogon and/or Sta. Cruz Island of Zamboanga City, their common denominator – the rare pink sand beach! Well, if you think those are the only pink sand beaches in the Philippines, then think again! In…

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