Tag Archives: Manila Tourism

Visit the Philippines 2015: Pearl of the Orient Seas

I am a proud agent in the enterprise of Philippine tourism and heritage preservation. Although I facilitate my tours on freelance, by-request-only terms, I still actively promote our heritage, culture and history through my works as a writer. But more … Continue reading

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A Sunday Afternoon in Manila

There’s more to Manila than its monstrous malls and its faddish crazes. Although there is much to be desired from our heritage sites, they are still there – needing both badly needed maintenance and visitors. Several Sundays ago, my sister … Continue reading

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La Visita Iglesia: Notable Churches in Metro Manila

Today, Maundy Thursday, Filipino Catholics engage in an ancient Roman practice of visiting churches as a penitential and devotional act. However, with more and more Filipinos leaving their cities for the beaches (which they do anyway on any other long … Continue reading

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Casa Roces and La Cocina de Tita Moning : Savoring Time and Taste

  Last Saturday, 17 November 2012, I facilitated a tour around San Miguel de Manila district. The said district used to be the country’s “millionaires’ row” where stately mansions used to stand next to each other, housing the country’s alta … Continue reading

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Alina Manila Talk: An Unforgettable Experience with The Woman in Terno

Saturday was a day I would be perpetually thankful for. Not only was I able to hear Mass on that feast day of one of my favorite saints, St. Thérèse of the Holy Child and the Holy Face, at the … Continue reading

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