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La entrada de Cebu es Hermosa… (Rizal, 1896)

Not too many Filipinos know it but the Philippine National Hero, Dr. Jose P. Rizal visited Cebu overnight during his sentimental journey, his last, from Dapitan to Manila in 1896. He was supposed to serve as a surgeon in the Cuban army but five months later, was gunned down at Bagumbayan.


Talisay: There’s nothing like home

The best lechon (roast pig) in the Philippines is found in Cebu. And the best one in Cebu is traditionally from Talisay City. Twelve kilometers south of Cebu City and facing the rising sun, it is where my roots are from. My hometown.


I want us to go back to Baguio

A bit of a cliche really, but Baguio City, with its cool weather, attractions and stuff has still so many things to offer couples who still believe in its magic to strengthen bonds.

View of Valugan Bay from Mt. Iraya early in the morning

Unforgettable Mt. Iraya in Batanes

I trekked up Mt. Iraya in Batanes to ponder on my past, my present and my future as a was crossing a major life milestone and I came down humbled and confident.