Vigan’s charm goes beyond Calle Crisologo.
Such a fascinating story but never told.
Earth shattering and deafening noise of colliding rocks were seldom heard in the mountains of San Mateo. It’s said to be caused by someone with enormous footprints along the riverbanks, a giant named Bernardo Carpio. A story any kid would remember while living in the province of Rizal. I recently visited Rodriguez and the story … Continue reading Unearthing the Legend of Bernardo Carpio in Wawa, Rodriguez, Rizal
”Slow food, slow life; fast food, fast life.”
An Igorot culture appreciation that will never go out of style.
The merry month of May is dubbed as the Queen of Filipino Festivities. Well, to be brutally honest, my whole summer is one big staycation. But it doesn't mean there's nothing to do, actually, there’s more to do especially in the kitchen! Summertime brings in a lot of amazing produce that's suited for heirloom dishes … Continue reading Festivals Born of Flores de Mayo
Originally designed to be a hill station of Americans years ago. Bloomed into a city nestled on top of a mountain, surrounded by pine trees and sunflowers. A cool and breezy place with interesting food and art scene. That’s Baguio before. Well, there are some left and the plan is for the city to rev-bloom. … Continue reading The RevBloom of Baguio: City of Crafts and Folk Arts
Time wasted in Baler is time well spent.
October seventh is the feast day of the Our Lady of the Rosary, a special day for rosary devotees, like the Escuderos.
Having to visit Villa Escudero made me rediscover being a Filipino in Southern Tagalog.