A charming small town in the province of Rizal has some supernatural secrets. It is the home town of two National Artists and cradle of many amazing artists. Thus, the art capital of the Philippines. It might have been the air, or the natural surroundings, that give these artists inspiration to create masterpieces. Or more … Continue reading The Supernatural Artsy Town of Angono, Rizal
A landlocked province with a rich history and untouched natural beauty make Abra an extraordinary destination. Yet it’s so underrated and still considered as an off-the-beat attraction. And as for personal experience, it’s very elusive. ThrowbackIt’s time to hit the road again as we reach the last leg of our trip. Apayao and Abra provinces … Continue reading Abramazing, At First Glance
A city preserved somewhere in time.
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