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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 […]

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BORACAY: IT’S UGLY

Hold your horses. Now, before you release the Kraken of emotions and negative comments, allow us a small amount of your time to walk you through the stories of Boracay people, their experiences, whether they bring a smile to your faces or tears to your eyes. Their story. Their life. The little voices of Boracay.  […]

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SOMETHING ABOUT BAGUIO

I always see Baguio as a place of new beginnings. For some, Baguio is the first thing that crosses their minds whenever the summer sunshine becomes scorching. Others are reminded by Baguio as the go-to place when the chorus to a Whitney Houston hit starts asking, “Where do broken hearts go?” But behind the familiar […]

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THE TOP PLACES TO STAY IN OCCIDENTAL MINDORO

Mindoro Island in Southern Luzon is divided into two provinces: Oriental Mindoro on the eastern side and Occidental Mindoro on the western side. Oriental Mindoro is “in the map” because of Puerto Galera and its many beaches. In fact, in 2004, Puerto Galera was voted as a member of UNESCO-affiliated “The Club of the Most […]

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REDDOORZ CLIMBS TO TOP OF TRAVEL APPS IN THE PHILIPPINES

Current trends in traveling have drastically changed over the years. More and more people are looking for ways to start an adventure without having to shell out a lot of money, be it in the outskirts of the Philippines or in international territories to visit beaches, tourist spots, and other cultural landmarks. One way to […]