Philippines, Cordillera

That Place Called "Sagada" (Pictures, Itinerary, Links)

Okay, yes. Antoinette Jadaone coined the "that thing called..." phrase and it's a big hit - across all ages. Why, even my 50-something mother found herself laughing and reacting at the movie's famous lines. No intent to plagiarize, Madame Jadaone, just quoting. ­čÖé Although this blog is slightly inspired by her recent indie turned Star… Continue reading That Place Called "Sagada" (Pictures, Itinerary, Links)

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2012 Year-Ender & A Hopeful 2013 Opener

Alright, so Christmas celebrations are almost over and everyone is gearing towards new years day preparation and to-do's for the year to come. I look back and try to remember everything relevant, fun, and meaningful that's happened in the year 2012 as we usher 2013 in. Here's a brief round-up of 2012: January - The… Continue reading 2012 Year-Ender & A Hopeful 2013 Opener

Philippines, Benguet, Museum and Theme Parks

The Rich Artistry and Culture of Baguio and the Cordilleras: BenCab Museum, Tam-Awan Village, Baguio Museum

Whenever I go to Baguio, I would always wonder how life is, in grounds higher than Baguio itself. I wonder, beyond movies like┬áSabel,┬áand┬áDon't give up on us,┬áboth┬áJudy Ann Santos movies, what lies in the northern part of Luzon? Particularly, the Cordillera Autonomous Region? Apart from knowing that this is where we can find the UNESCO… Continue reading The Rich Artistry and Culture of Baguio and the Cordilleras: BenCab Museum, Tam-Awan Village, Baguio Museum