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Marinduque: A Sweet Homecoming

29 Aug

Marinduque is a small heart-shaped island in the Southern Tagalog, which, coincidentally, is also in the center of the Philippines. The province has been dubbed as the “Lent Capital of the Philippines” because of its famous Moriones Festival during Holy Week. Although this province may only be bustling with tourists during the Lenten season, Marinduque, for me, is more than just its colorful festival. It’s an underrated place full of interesting sites waiting to be explored and discovered.

Best places to experience Lent in the Philippines

16 Apr

Marinduque is a small heart-shaped island in the Southern Tagalog, which, coincidentally, is also in the center of the Philippines. Dubbed the “Lent Capital of the Philippines”, Marinduque welcomes thousands of tourists here during the Lenten holidays to experience religion and culture at the same time.

My Year 2010 in a Capsule

29 Dec

An audacious, exhilarating, one of a kind roller coaster ride must be the best way to explain my year 2010. After 2 years of giving year-end reports, I must say that the year 2010, so far, is definitely one of a kind and well, historical.

And now for the third installment of my “a year that was”, let me present to you, in chronological order, my “2010 in a Capsule.”

Top tourist-friendly places to visit in the Philippines

16 Sep

The hostage crisis that took place in the heart of Manila two weeks ago has left a big dent in the Aquino administration, especially in the Philippine tourism sector.

With the “black alert warning” that the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region has issued to the Philippines, we ask ourselves: How can we once again attract tourists back to our country?

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