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 →

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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 →

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 →

Pinto Art Museum

The Pinto Art Museum (PAM) is located in Antipolo, Rizal. We were actually quite hesitant to go at first because of the long drive, but when we saw the place, we're glad we pushed through. The museum has a land area of 1.3 hectares that houses hundreds of masterpieces from various visual artists of the... Continue Reading →

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