Tag Archives: Philippines

In the Presence of Her Majesty, Mother Nature, Atop the Banaue Rice Terraces

In the Presence of Her Majesty, Mother Nature, Atop the Banaue Rice Terraces

I didn’t want to make the trip, almost succeeded in avoiding it, which I would have regretted! There were a lot of challenges coordinating the trip and I was milking all the reasons not to go. I mean who looks forward to business trips where you go to interesting places, don’t get to do anything […]

Introducing Dumaguete – The City of Gentle People

Introducing Dumaguete – The City of Gentle People

641 kilometers (398 miles) south of Metro Manila in the Philippines lies, what’s been dubbed as,The City of Gentle People – Dumaguete (doo-mah-get-eh), the capital of the province of Negros Oriental. A captivating hodgepodge of sun, sand, sea, food and endless supply of good vibes. Legend says Dumaguete was coined from the Visayan word “daggit,” […]

Siqui-Horror? Siqui-Amor? Horror and Romance in the Island of Siquijor  – Part 1

Siqui-Horror? Siqui-Amor? Horror and Romance in the Island of Siquijor – Part 1

Siquijor is an island in the Philippines known for its enchantment. They say that this magical island is full of witches, shamans and sorcerers who are practicing black magic. They have varying ways of putting curses and diseases to people who get in their way. Their most popular method was using beetles and other small […]

Activity Holidays

Activity Holidays

White water rafting, swimming with dolphins, zip lining, SCUBA diving, firefly watching and neighborhood photo-walkabouts over 6 days – it was the dream activity holidays are made of! We dubbed it as the Mindanao adventure with the activities spread across 3 provinces. The gateway to our adventures is the city of Cagayan de Oro or […]

The Aga Khan Museum of the Mindanao State University

The Aga Khan Museum of the Mindanao State University

The Aga Khan Museum is located inside the Mindanao State University Campus in Marawi, Philippines. The museum was donated by Prince Karim Aga Khan in 1962. It is the only museum in the Philippines that houses artifacts of the Moro culture. There are 13 Moro tribes in the Philippines, namely, the Maranao, Maguindanao, Tausug, Iranon, […]