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”

Ang Langyaw, or the blogger behind Langyaw.com will be part of two special events in Cebu City and Naga City! This almost back-to-back events will all be speaking engagements wherein I will be talking about travel writing and blogging in the Cebu event and about social media in the Bicol event. Cebu Literary Festival 2016 The Cebu Literary Festival 2016 is a full day event of everything literary — talks, moderated conversations, books music and poetry events! Together with fellow travel blogger Jona Branzuela Bering…Continue Reading “Ang Langyaw as panelist in Cebu LitFest 2016 & speaker at Bicol Tourism Summit”

So, I’m going back to Japan this November forĀ a media invitation by one of the top travel companies in that country. This time, I got so excited and was really expecting to get a multiple entry visa as I’ve visited it twice last year. We filed the application last Monday, I was informed that it was already available yesterday and just this afternoon, got it from the accredited agency. But to my disappointment, it was still a single entry visa. Why this happened? The type…Continue Reading “How to apply for a visa to Japan for BUSINESS travel”