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Fort Santiago, Manila: Where ‘History Girl’ was born

When someone hears, reads, and visits Fort Santiago in Manila, the first things that comes to mind are Jose Rizal, Intramuros, old penitentiary, Philippine history. But for Helen ‘Jhoey’ Naddeo, a self-confessed ‘history girl’ who’s also a certified Jose Rizal fangirl, Fort Santiago will always reminds her of Henry Naddeo, her father and the man who loved telling her a story of every place they have been to. 729 more words

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A walk in Philippine National Museum and Fort Santiago

On a Sunday morning, I invited my highschool friends to join me visiting our very own National Museum of the Philippines.

I always have this fondness in art. 320 more words

Life Of A Filipina

Manila Tour - Intramuros

Saan nga ba pwedeng gumala sa Manila maliban sa mga Mall?

Hmmmm… Nandiyan si Luneta Park, Chinatown, Star City, Manila Ocean Park, at si Intramuros. 248 more words


Glimpse from the Philippines Past in Fort Santiago

Fort Santiago is part of the walled city in Intramuros, Manila that took us back in time of the Spanish Colonization, American Colonial Period, World War II and memorabilia of the Philippines’ National Hero, Dr. 622 more words


Revisiting Philippines History in Intramuros, Manila

Last July, my family and I revisited the history of the Philippines in Intramuros, Manila – the oldest historic place in Manila that takes you back in time by hundreds of years. 768 more words


Fort Santiago

I am one of those who had their first visit to Fort Santiago as part of an educational trip and revisited after being based in a foreign country. 933 more words


Philippines Trip - Day 6 - Friday, July 1st

Today, Tita Cristy got a break, and her fantastic sister Beng took us on a day trip to several places around Manila.  Our first stop was Manila Cathedral in Intramuros.   469 more words