Pakarajaan 2018

I was in awe as I entered the second floor of the wooden building. A room richly furnished and draped with yellow cloth, the Maguindanao royal color, with splashes of red, green and blue details covering the ceiling and the walls. Banig, native mats with diamond designs spread on every inch of the flooring. Brass trays crowned with colorful woven dome covers with geometric designs neatly arranged in rows. These fill the central space of a Maguindanao Sultanate throne room. Except that this is inside…Continue Reading “Experiencing ARMM thru Pakarajaan 2018”

Do you think travelling on a budget is a tricky thing to do? Are you the type to constantly add up the cost of transport and accommodation? Well let’s just say, it isn’t as difficult as it seems. Two people who are living proof of an independent travel lifestyle are Agness and Cez from etramping.com. They’ve got it all sussed out, and you can too! When you book a trip, it doesn’t have to cost tons of money. The more you spend doesn’t relate to…Continue Reading “Want to Travel on a Budget? Here are 7 Simple Secrets”

Published this month of September, 2017 are my photos of some of Manila’s art deco architecture in Mabuhay, the inflight magazine of Philippine Airlines. It was fun shooting the five buildings of which, I’ve only been to one. The five featured are: Rizal Memorial Stadium St Cecilia’s Hall in St. Scholastica Collage Mayflower building in College of St. Benilde Orchid Garden Suites, and Chapel of the Most Blessed Sacrament in De La Salle University, Taft These structures are included in the Malate Moderne walk by…Continue Reading “My art deco photos in Mabuhay magazine September 2017 issue”

Things to do in Cagayan

For many tourists, Cagayan province in northwest Luzon is distant and hard to reach. And if a traveler persisted to visit, it may be in Tuguegarao, the provincial capital, to see the cathedral or eat pansit batil patung.. And for the adventurer, a quick stop in Penablanca for the caves. But my travels over the years to this fascinating province has made me realize that there are more untamed places to visit in Cagayan. This listing is in no way complete but gives you an…Continue Reading “10 untamed places to visit in Cagayan Province”

DWDD guest at Blogger's Hour

It was an honor to be invited to be a guest at DWDD’s radio program, Blogger’s Hour, which, for the past three years, have been in the airwaves promoting and talking about blogging and bloggers. Now with a better format when my friend Raffy Pekson stepped in last year. It was also Raffy who invited and scheduled me for the show last 20 February. This is also my second radio guesting, the first with DZAR. It was almost 1100H when I reached the radio station…Continue Reading “Ang Langyaw was guest at DWDD’s Blogger’s Hour”