We weren't expecting this. It felt like magic.
On the road to Liwliwa, or the art of doing nothing

There were no real plans for our trip to Liwliwa, Zambales — just a destination that would ultimately be outshone by the journey.

Read More | By , on January 26, 2015

Dancing teams, called "tribes," at the Dinagyang Festival
Partying with the past: Dinagyang Festival in Iloilo City

The Dinagyang Festival brings together every era of Iloilo's history in one whole day of merry-making.

Read More | By , on January 23, 2015

100-Word Travelogue: Nanang, ag pa-picture ta! (Apo Fang-Od)

The famed traditional tattoo artist is mostly depicted as a solemn character. This travelogue shows a side of her that most aren't able to encounter.

Read More | By , on November 4, 2014

Photo of the Week: Panag-apoy in Sagada

The living honor their dead relatives by burning saeng (dried pine wood) by the graves during the annual Panag-Apoy festival. The festival’s name comes from

Read More | By , on November 4, 2014

100-Word Travelogue: The best chicken inasal in Bacolod

To each his own. Here's our pick for the best Chicken Inasal in Bacolod City.

Read More | By , on October 31, 2014

Carljoe Javier, co-owner of Uno Morato
Uno Morato: The rebellious bookstore fighting for local literature (and gamer geeks)

At Uno Morato, there’s an open copy of each book — and they encourage people to read and discover new writers.

Read More | By , , on October 27, 2014


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