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CHASING SUNSETS

We often see sunsets as a signal that the day is about to end. When we see the sun reaches the west, we know we are about to finish another working day or a day in class. With its beautiful colors, sunset is like the universe’s way of tapping our back for making it through […]

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GO BACK TO BAGUIO, AS FRIENDS

Maybe they are right when they say Baguio is where broken hearts go. Be that as it may, I refuse to believe it’s a place to dump brokenness and lost souls wandering through the stillness of Baguio’s cozy ambiance. Maybe, instead of thinking of it as a boot camp for our emotional misfits, we should […]

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MORE THAN HOME, QUEZON CITY IS A HAVEN

Quezon City, the city of the stars. The second richest city in the country and the best place for a food crawl. One would never run out of things to do and go to in this city. From its rich history down to the dishes that land on your table, Quezon City offers a wide […]

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MISSING THE FLAVORS OF SOUTH KOREA

I first had the opportunity to visit South Korea in 2015. As soon as I got off the plane and processed where I was, I really felt a connection with the place. This was odd for me because I knew almost nothing about Korea. At the time, I had only started watching some Korean dramas […]

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TALE OF THREE SISTERS: ANAWANGIN, NAGSASA, AND CAPONES

Few kilometers away, a mountain top in Zambales is spewing lava. The wind blowing the ashes quickly – forming an eruption cloud, making the skies look like they’re burning. Three young siblings, Anawangin, Nagsasa, and Capones, witness their Mother Pinatubo release her cataclysmic wrath. Anger dissipates, and after hours of darkness, ashes start falling to […]

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OFF THE WALL: THE WORLD’S OLDEST CHINATOWN

Binondo, the country’s Chinatown and the world’s oldest, continues to brim with pride. It held its fort from its humble beginnings when it was all just a flat, marshy land until it erected buildings and establishments of cultural relevance. Binondo’s heritage can be traced back to the Spanish colonial era when Chinese immigrants were restricted […]

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PORT BARTON & BALABAC: THE LAST FRONTIER’S LAST FRONTIERS

One of the perks of living in a tropical country is that you never run out of places to go to when you feel like connecting with nature. Away from the busts and noise of the city life, sometimes one can’t stop thinking about lounging on the beach, walking barefoot in fine white sands, drinking […]

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CHAO LONG: TASTE OF HOME

Palawan is known for its majestic sceneries. From the UNESCO World Heritage Puerto-Princesa Subterranean River National Park, up to the Crocodiles in Palawan Wildlife Rescue and Conservation Centre, the place just never stops to impress. As a true-blue Palaweño, one thing that I always look forward to whenever I visit my humble hometown is Chao […]

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RAISING THE CURTAINS – THE MET IN MANILA

You may have noticed this old, forgotten, and decaying building when you pass by Ermita in Manila. Despite the wear and tear of this old building, it manages to show the intricate details and art that form this archival structure. If you look closely at the glass windows, the carvings on the walls, and the […]

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WITNESSING SOMEONE GROW IN UP

“Uy, palakpak daw ‘pag papara. Ikaw na!”  We dropped off at Vinzon’s and headed straight to the vendors selling food. Guess what we ordered: Sweet & Spicy Pancit Canton with Kikiam and Lemon Iced Tea – UP style. We started walking and then thought of chilling for a bit at AS steps when the rain […]