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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.
Schengen: The village behind the visa
by Edu Jarque - May 13, 2018 - 12:00am
Due to the unbelievable ease of passport controls and customs inspections – make that nonexistent – we were not aware that we had crisscrossed boundaries from country to country.
A Safari in Cebu
by Edu Jarque - April 22, 2018 - 12:00am
It started with plants some 30 years ago – varieties of orchids on a plain, and terraces of mayanas, fruit trees sourced from all over the world and towering timber indigenous to the Philippines, surrounded...
A miracle in Paris
by Edu Jarque - April 1, 2018 - 12:00am
Though I have my three most-preferred hotels in Paris for my personal holidays, the choice of residence while on business trips are absolutely decided upon by the proximity to venues of travel exhibitions, tourism...
An Oasis of Arts in The Desert
by Edu Jarque - March 25, 2018 - 12:00am
Look up the minute you enter and be blown away by a canopy of 7,850 unique stars.
A Filipina At The Louvre
by Edu Jarque - March 25, 2018 - 12:00am
The Louvre Abu Dhabi, the world’s most exciting museum today, is where a winsome Filipina, Kristine Rigoroso, devotes her personal hours. Without a doubt, she is one lucky lady.
Stations of the Cross, Stations of a Nation
by Edu Jarque - March 23, 2018 - 12:00am
Influenced by their Catholic education, aware of the world they live in and possessing the burning desire to be involved and the passionate yearning for inclusion, a number of students have realized that they must...
Another Filipino takes the lead on Broadway’s Aladdin
by Edu Jarque - March 12, 2018 - 12:00am
As I settled on my seat at the New Amsterdam Theater on 42nd Street in New York’s Broadway eager to watch the Disney-inspired and One Thousand and One Nights adventure Aladdin, I immediately flipped through...
Captivating Sibonga
by Edu Jarque - March 11, 2018 - 12:00am
Carcar, 40 kilometers from Cebu City, is known for its heritage colonial-era houses and its trademark chicharon (fried pork rind).
Dubai: Once upon a time
by Edu Jarque - February 4, 2018 - 12:00am
There is more to Dubai than just amazing architecture, soaring skyscrapers, colossal hotels and sprawling malls, plus never-ending highways and multi-level spiral junctions full of fast luxury cars.
A bar harbor getaway
by Edu Jarque - January 14, 2018 - 12:00am
From a distance, the hamlet of Bar Harbor looked modestly pretty as we sailed into Frenchman Bay.
Garden in the sky
by Edu Jarque - December 31, 2017 - 12:00am
With practically half a day before my late night flight out of New York, I surrendered my entire afternoon to my trusted suki driver Diebe, born in Santo Domingo of the Dominican Republic but grew up in New York,...
Poinsettias: The star of Christmas
by Edu Jarque - December 23, 2017 - 4:00pm
When the bright red plants start making an appearance at shopping malls and garden stores, you know it’s Christmas.
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