[Notice] Museo ng Kalinangang Pilipino Redevelopment

From February 1, 2017, the Museo ng Kalinangang Pilipino (MKP) will be closed to make way for its redevelopment. Its relaunch will be in 2019. For the meantime, the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) is inviting visitors to view the other museum spaces with changing exhibitions throughout the year. Viewing hours are from Tuesday to Sunday,... Continue Reading →

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Quezon Heritage House

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. The more we get to know about our First President of the Commonwealth era, the more we discover that there are other museums inside... Continue Reading →

Rizal’s Ancestral House Laguna

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... Continue Reading →

Casa Santa

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. Santa Claus is the most... Continue Reading →

International Museum Day 2016 – May 18, 2016

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. Museums must... Continue Reading →

Travel Guide to Daranak and Batlag Falls

Daranak and Batlag Falls are nearby alternative places to beat the heat of the summer. Here is a guide that can [hopefully] help you: Transportation As instructed on the Facebook page of Daranak Falls, we rode a jeepney to Starmall EDSA Shaw and took a van with the signboard Starmall EDSA Shaw to Tanay. The... Continue Reading →

Batlag Falls

Just across a bamboo bridge in Daranak, we found this alleyway to Batlag Falls. We have already read it somewhere, but we never thought we can get there through Daranak. This is another entrance fee we are talking about, but we went on anyway because the people from the main gate told us that it... Continue Reading →

Daranak Falls

Philippines is a tropical country and because of that, it is mostly warm during the year, especially in summer. This year is no different. In fact, the temperature reaches a high of around 40 degrees Celsius (but that's not considered warm, is it?) What can you do to beat the heat then? Go to the... Continue Reading →

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