Diving the Deep at Nogas Islan...

Jul 15, 2013 by

The first time I tried diving was in 2002 in Boracay. It was a fun dive — indicating the easy and shallow dive for a...

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Va Voom Batanes!

Jun 6, 2013 by

The Ivatans have this thing for the “V”. There’s the plant called Vuyavuy that they make into a Vacul. There is a...

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History Beneath the Earth

Oct 12, 2012 by

In the coming weeks, my students in Humanities from the University of the Philippines Visayas will be our featured writers/researchers...

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Day 2 of the Sagada Saga

Apr 11, 2012 by

I was able to wake up at 4.30 in the morning in Sagada due to absence of binge drinking the night before. I had a couple of beers over...

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SAGADA DREAMIN’

Apr 9, 2012 by

We left Banaue at exactly 7.45 AM in the cold morning chill. We hired a van that would take us directly to Sagada from Batad. That...

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To See the Eighth Wonder of th...

Apr 9, 2012 by

The plan sounded simple. We book our flights, research online, make the necessary reservations, and we get to spend the Holy Week...

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