Edu Jarque
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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.
The views from Vung Tau
by Edu Jarque - December 16, 2017 - 4:00pm
There is no escaping the towering Christ the Redeemer with both arms outstretched as it rests on a gigantic ridge.
Rachy Cuna’s: Magical hands, dramatic gifts
by Edu Jarque - December 2, 2017 - 4:00pm
Abel from Ilocos. Bahag material from the Cordilleras. Sinamay from Bicol. Banig from Bohol, Samar and Leyte. T’nalak from Cotobato.
A gem of a garden
by Edu Jarque - November 11, 2017 - 4:00pm
It’s known simply as The Halifax Public Gardens, but this 16-acre oasis – one of the last surviving Victorian gardens in Canada – is home to 140 different species of trees and flowers with an impressive...
Still Pilita after all these years
by Edu Jarque - November 4, 2017 - 4:00pm
Pilita Corrales has had her share of ups and downs – some may say more downs than ups – but the phoenix that she is always rises up from the ashes.
#HistoryInStyle at Rizal Park Hotel
by Edu Jarque - October 7, 2017 - 4:00pm
There were weekly bingo games with prizes of as much as P3,000 – practically a king’s ransom in those days when a bottle of Coca-Cola could be had for 10 centavos. Also Easter egg hunts, with the club...
Life along: The Mighty Mekong
by Edu Jarque - September 30, 2017 - 4:00pm
The morning sun rose high and bright above the mighty Mekong River, a 4,350-kilometer wonder of nature which starts in Tibet and crosses through China, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam before finally...
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