Tag Archives: Philippines

Intramuros, A Filipino Heritage

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A popular quote of Jose Rizal, the Philippines’ national hero, goes “Ang hindi marunong tumingin sa pinangalingan; hindi makararating sa paroroonan.” (He who does not know how to look back at where he came from will never get to his … Continue reading

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Tasty Tuesday: Halo-halo, A Filipino Summer Treat 

Last week, hubby and I met up with a mother and daughter we met on our trip to Turkey back in 2014. They were on the same flight as we were from New York to Istanbul. Our flight got redirected … Continue reading

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Wishing for a Much Needed R & R

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It’s been a rough week in the operating room. I’m so happy the weekend is here! My time off is two months away, therefore I can only dream of my Italian vacation until the day comes. I do need some … Continue reading

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Throwback: Corregidor Island Lighthouse, Philippines

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Corregidor is an island in the entrance of Manila Bay. Due to its location it was fortified as a defense point from attacks of enemy forces. It especially played an important role during the invasion and liberation from Japanese forces … Continue reading

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Mirror 

In response to The Daily Post’s photo challenge, “Mirror“.

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Zip Line Fun in Palawan

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This week’s Word Press Photo Challenge is Fun! It brings memories of one of the most fun experiences I had in the island of Palawan (voted by Travel and Leisure Magazine subscribers as #1 on the list of World’s Best … Continue reading

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Throwback: Palawan, Philippines 

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Travel and Leisure Magazine readers have once again voted Palawan number one on the World’s Best Islands list. Of course that brought memories of my motherland where sea water is always warm. The last time hubby and I visited, we … Continue reading

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