Tag Archives: Philippines

A Philippine Sunset

“The sky takes on shades of orange during sunrise and sunset, the colour that gives you hope that the sun will set only to rise again.” – Ram Charan, Indian actor I love this sunset photo taken by my brother … Continue reading

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My 2017 in Travel

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Wow, only two days before 2018! I realized while browsing through my 2017 photos that hubby and I had been busy visiting places near and far practically every month this year! I love that I got to go to the … Continue reading

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A Cheeky Smile

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I see “cheeky” in the smiles of these masks. Don’t you?These were on display at a mall in a city in the Philippines called Bacolod. They were part of dance parade costumes for the city’s Masskara Festival held every October.Back … Continue reading

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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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