Calaguas

Island of Bliss, Calaguas

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The scattering of cumulus clouds contrast the azure horizon well, and the sun with its mighty radiance flares up the summer sky in a beauteous fashion. From afar, the cerulean Philippine Sea divides the turquoise water along the seashore into shades of blue, blending like a smooth gradient of aqua and emerald.

Streets of Makati

Grandpa’s Keepsake

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This travel may appear very ordinary. No popular destinations. No fancy hotels and restaurants. No adrenaline-boosting rides. No mouth-watering food. However, it has brought meaning into my life. It has touched my childhood, so much so that it gave a lasting joy to my heart that resonates until today.

8th Asian Film Awards

Eugene Domingo Snags Nomination at the “Asian Oscars” – 8th Asian Film Awards

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The multi-talented Filipino actress Eugene Domingo received a Best Actress nomination at the prestigious Asian Film Awards (AFA) for her role in the film Barber’s Tales.

The Cultural Center of the Philippines

Cinemalaya 2014 Finalists

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The Cinemalaya Foundation announced the finalists for the New Breed Full Length Feature category and the Directors Showcase for the 2014 Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival and Competition.

Guimaras Iloilo

Iloilo City-Guimaras 2-day Itinerary

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Travelling to Iloilo City is like hitting two birds with one stone, in fact several birds in one stone. There are many places to visit and the island province of Guimaras should never be missed.

Butanding Oslob Cebu

A Close Encounter with the Butanding

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They are gigantic and enormously massive! They could weigh hundreds of kilos, grow three times the size of an elephant, yet they feed themselves on some of the tiniest creatures in the sea: plankton, krill and small fishes. The way they behave is the exact opposite of their monstrosity, very imposing yet also very gentle.

Tablea with malagkit and mangga

Classic Pinoy Merienda: Trio of Tablea Tsokolate, Puto Maya and Mangga

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Having more than 7,000 islands scattered throughout the Philippine archipelago, the variety of food choices can vary from one place to another. Some are excellent, some can be bizarre, and some can be really exceptional.

sunrise in the Philippines

Sunrise from Above

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I have always been excited to fly on a plane in the early morning in anticipation of the sunrise. Getting a window seat on the eastern part for every dawn flight I had was always my priority. As the plane taxis the runway and hovers above, light slightly dimmed, the stunning aerial view of the city is always a sight to enjoy.