Edu Jarque
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Enamored with ephesus
by Edu Jarque - August 18, 2019 - 12:00am
After the hot air balloons of Cappadocia and the mighty Bosphorus in Istanbul, you wonder if Turkey has exhausted its wonders. Far from it!
Pobre: Five Filipinos cook up Adobo in Helsinki
by Edu Jarque - June 30, 2019 - 12:00am
In faraway Finland, five enterprising Filipinos, all inspired by their respective mothers and grandmothers, banded together to establish a Filipino restaurant – Pobre, a unique first in the capital city of...
The unsinkable Titanic lives on
by Edu Jarque - April 28, 2019 - 12:00am
As we leisurely sailed into the picturesque harbor city of Halifax by the northeastern Atlantic edge of Canada, all we could focus on, from the balcony of our cabin on board The Anthem of the Seas, was a formidable...
The Ili-ay Cordillera: A village in the city
by Edu Jarque - March 24, 2019 - 12:00am
Flowers bloom and plants flourish within the beautifully manicured gardens, with a soothing fountain overlooking a green valley at The Manor at Camp John Hay – and, starting this month, an indigenous community...
A Walk & Leap of Faith
by Edu Jarque - March 17, 2019 - 12:00am
A tranquil hamlet by the sea will soon be the center of spiritual activity, thanks to the Archdiocesan Shrine of Señor Santiago Apostol de Compostela in the town, simply known as Compostela, on the island...
Strength and Grace
by Edu Jarque - February 3, 2019 - 12:00am
Agatha Chrystenzen Wong had no escape. Born to former athletes – father was a swimmer, mother played basketball as a hobby – she breathed sports as a child. At the age of three, she got into karate, swimming,...
Albarracin: A town lost in time
by Edu Jarque - January 6, 2019 - 12:00am
I challenged my sister Anafe, a resident of Spain for more than 40 years and a serious traveler, to recommend a town like no other as an added destination on our next family visit.
Baguio all aglow
by Edu Jarque - December 4, 2018 - 12:00am
The Manor-Camp John Hay recently welcomed the most wonderful time of the year through the opening of its Sixth Annual Christmas Wonderlights celebration — a December-long series of festivities which features...
The Cotswolds: One vast magical garden
by Edu Jarque - December 2, 2018 - 12:00am
The Cotswolds, a picture-perfect vista of idyllic villages and heritage cities in the south of England – neatly bordered by Bath, famed for its ancient Roman thermal spas, and Stratford-upon-Avon, the birthplace...
Presidential rides
by Edu Jarque - September 30, 2018 - 12:00am
The Quezon City Memorial Circle along Elliptical Road has the newest attraction in town – the Museo ng Pampangulong Sasakyan (The Presidential Car Museum). And it’s free and open to the public.
Rachelle Gerodias goes Madly Filipiniana
by Edu Jarque - September 11, 2018 - 12:00am
Rachelle Gerodias, as the Philippines’ most sought-after soprano, rightfully belongs to the world of opera and concerts.
Luxembourg: Big surprises i n small packages
by Edu Jarque - August 26, 2018 - 12:00am
Luxembourg is not usually included in the itinerary of a European tour. However, on a recent river cruise, embarkation was at Luxembourg, so we decided to spend a day of exploration before we sailed.
Pinay ballerina twirls to top of international tilt
by Edu Jarque - August 9, 2018 - 12:00am
She was Gazmatti in La Bayadere, Hanna Glawari in The Merry Widow and the Sugarplum Fairy in The Nutcracker. Her name is Veronica Atienza.
Tottori: Secrets of the Sand
by Edu Jarque - August 5, 2018 - 12:00am
It is an expansive, intriguing piece of land – 16 kilometers from east to west and 2.4 kilometers from north to south – unexpected within Japan. Welcome to the Tottori Sand Dunes and Sand Museum.
A Desert All A-Bloom
by Edu Jarque - August 5, 2018 - 12:00am
If you think nothing grows in the middle of the desert – think again. You’ll never say that again after you’ve seen the Dubai Miracle Garden, an oasis in an otherwise infertile land.
Mambo at The Museo ni Magsaysay
by Edu Jarque - July 8, 2018 - 12:00am
Amidst hearty laughter, we teased each other on how well we remembered the lyrics and wondered where the years have gone.
Trier: Rome in Germany
by Edu Jarque - July 1, 2018 - 12:00am
Known as the birthplace of the German philosopher Karl Marx, Trier, Germany’s oldest city and dubbed as the Pearl of the Moselle, sits in a valley replete with valuable outdoor ruins and priceless reminders...
Art On A Plate
by Edu Jarque - July 1, 2018 - 12:00am
For every plate that comes out from the kitchens of Studio, an innovative fine dining restaurant serving Californian-French cuisine in Laguna Beach, we are never sure whether to eat it or just look at it, simply...
Riquewihr: A Fairy Tale – Really!
by Edu Jarque - June 17, 2018 - 12:00am
Riquewihr claims to be the most beautiful village in France.
Sharing his talent as he tours the world
by Edu Jarque - June 4, 2018 - 12:00am
Finally, a star performer. The spotlight is solely on Reuben Laurente.
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