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Manila Mania: Architecture, religion, and history galore

I confess, Manila has always intimidated me. It, with its jeepneys and pedestrians and ever-present buzz of activity.

And the traffic. I’m used to EDSA and C5, but Manila is a whole different ballgame. 1,550 more words


Intramuros: Revisiting the Past

I was in Manila for a work related training and since I had a spare time ( December 5, 2014), my co-workers and I decided to tour around Manila. 98 more words


PICSPIRATIONS: #OcularVisit of Diamond Hotel Grand Ballroom

This probably a latepost, but this could be helpful. Here are pix of my Ocular Visit for our then December #OuinesEvents #OTDWedding for our Japan-based couple Tomas and Rosette Bartolome. 87 more words


Philippines, I can't wait!

My Philippines trip is very near. I am so excited to explore the underground river in Palawan, island hop in Honda Bay, go firefly watching, and get acquainted with Puerto Princessa. 54 more words


Happy New Year 2015! | 새해 복 많이 받으세요 2015!

This is obviously very late, but anyway. My year ended luckily in my ‘just another Korean’ period, and the year started with it as well. I have said before that I tend to be very moody about what I like to do, like there would be episodes when I listen to nothing else but American music, or there would also be episodes when I just don’t listen to anything in particular but I am very fixated on my novels and literature. 558 more words


NCR and Tagaytay: Discovering the Capital

There is no template for the meaning of life. Instead, the meaning of life is what you choose to make it mean. Life is the consequence of our moral choices.” – Stupid is Forever (Senator Miriam Defensor)

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Baby Siena's Baptism

Making the decision to have a child is momentous.
It is to decide forever to have your heart
go walking around outside your body.
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Ian Mata Photography