It is our devotion as Catholics to do Visita Iglesia every year, during the Holy Week. Last year, we visited 7 Historical Churches in Manila. This year, we braved the scorching summer heat to reflect, pray, and visit 7 magnificent churches in San Juan and Mandaluyong and one in Quezon City since it’s on the… Read More Visita Iglesia 2017: San Juan and Mandaluyong Churches
Are you a book lover and history lover? Then the Book Museum cum Ethnology Center in Marikina City is a must visit for you. The place is amazing because all (We mean ALL) collection stored inside are very interesting.
Manila – the first in the country to be modernized after hundreds of years to be colonized. It is also home to the first tramway (railway) station, the center of administration, and the first commercial district in the country, Escolta. You can find here the center of commerce way back in the American era in… Read More First United Building Community Museum
The Quezon Memorial Circle is a usual hangout spot for picnics and other outdoor activities. We also visited the newly-renovated Quezon Memorial Museum, which is in the center of the circle.
Every December 30, we Filipinos celebrate the Martyrdom of our National Hero, Dr. Jose Rizal. To give you a little background, Dr. Rizal is our national hero, who fought the Spanish government by non-violent means like propaganda movement and thru literature. He is most familiar with his 2 books, the NOLI ME TANGERE (Touch me… Read More Rizal’s Ancestral House Laguna
As museum goers, we usually have this notion that a museum is and will be about History (artifacts), and the Arts (paintings). But this time, we found a museum that is neither of the two. It also coincides on the favorite and the longest season for us Filipinos, Christmas Season.
In recent years, almost 30,000 museums in more than 120 countries have organized activities for the International Museum Day. This year’s theme is Museums and Cultural Landscapes, which aims to make museums responsible for their landscapes, asking them to contribute knowledge and expertise and take an active role in their management and upkeep.
After Pinto Art Museum, we decided to do another out-of-town museum trip. It felt like going on an educational field trip again, like when we were kids. A field trip! Where? Up north of Manila! The province where our language was born: The province of Bulacan.
Daranak and Batlag Falls are nearby alternative places to beat the heat of the summer. Here is a guide that can [hopefully] help you: