It’s December and it’s not just the cold temperature and shorter days, but almost everywhere in the Philippines, you will almost, always stumble upon something that will remind you of the festive season: Christmas carols on radio, decors in many buildings, malls and houses, vendors selling lanterns and Christmas stuff and all these mall sales, gift packs and Christmas party reminders. Yes, Filipinos are serious about Christmas, and it’s a fact that once the ‘ber months come in, starting September, be sure to expect that…Continue Reading “Christmas is all around in the Philippines”

I got excited when I peeked at the glass walls of the mall and saw that the giant lanterns San Fernando were already lighted that I quickened my pace to the parking lot where a sizable number of people were already gathered. Finally, after several years, I’ve visited the famous giant lanterns of San Fernando, Pampanga! The Giant Lantern Festival San Fernando is a yearly event in San Fernando, Pampanga. What started as a religious activity at the start of the 20th century and progressed…Continue Reading “Colorful, bright giant lanterns of San Fernando”

Susie’s Cuisine in Nepo Mart is one of the popular restaurants in Angeles City, Pampanga. And a visit will keep you asking for more with its trademark tibok-tibok and other other dishes perfect for merienda and pasalubong.

Bahala nang mabaho basta masarap (Never mind the smell as long as its delicious).

No. I wasn’t talking about things in the nether regions. You. Dirty minded you.