Manila, Philippines

My Manila

I've just left the CCP Complex, after Carlos Celdran's Livin' la vida Imelda walking tour. I've been meaning to take his tour for the longest time, and it's only now that I finally decided to go for it. All it took is to NOT plan for it at all. It couldn't be at a better time, too. Since I've started…read more
Manila, Philippines

One on one with Mother Ricky

Warning: Girly post ahead.

One of the things I’m kinda regretting not doing while overseas is to get a haircut. To be honest, I’m wary of getting my hair cut by someone who can’t understand English. Then I realize, that’s the novelty; you either walk away with a fabulous new ‘do or sporting a hairstyle you wouldn’t wish on your worst enemy. Besides, it’s just hair, and up until a couple of days ago, I have more than enough that if one hair-dresser botch up my hair cut, there would still be enough for another.
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Manila, Philippines, Wandering thoughts

iBlog5: The 5th Philippine Blogging Summit

Though iBlog is at its 5th year, this is actually just my 2nd time to attend. Started in 2005, iBlog is a whole-day affair of talks about what else? Blogging. Through the years, iBlog has covered a wide spectrum of topics, from personal blogging to blogging professionally. This year's blogging summit still covers varied topics, but with the addition of…read more
Manila, Philippines

Touring Intramuros with the Mabuhay Guides

Mabuhay Guides is another one of Tourism Secretary Ace Durano’s project to “produce young men and women who will guide DOT visitors to the Philippines, presenting the country in the best possible light in an interesting, intelligent & engaging manner, even as they represent the best the Philippines has to offer.” (from the Mabuhay Guides website)

Fort Santiago 01
Not the best thing to wear that Sunday. It was one of the hottest days of summer!

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