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Bukidnon beckons
by Ivan Man Dy - August 19, 2017 - 4:00pm
It’s hard to imagine that this sprawling farm estate, with lush greenery surrounded by verdant forests and lulled by cool mountain air, would need any transformation. But our hostess explained that it wasn’t...
Malolos: Revolutionaries, empanadas & Art Deco
by Ivan Man Dy - August 12, 2017 - 4:00pm
Malolos is one of those places you’ve always heard about but never been to. Or, if you have, it’s probably a long time ago on a school trip back in high school.
There’s something about San Juan
by Ivan Man Dy - October 9, 2016 - 12:00am
As a certified urbanite, I find the need to escape the hectic life of the big city every now and then. There are a dozen or so beach towns within a three-hour drive from the city, and most offer similar resort clusters...
Nova scotia: Charm of an Atlantic port
by Ivan Man Dy - September 23, 2016 - 12:00am
Lighthouses, lobsters and the romance of the Atlantic Ocean – these what usually draw tourists to Canada’s Nova Scotia province.
Making it to Masungi
by Ivan Man Dy - July 3, 2016 - 12:00am
The province of Rizal, on the eastern edge of Metropolitan Manila, is a paradox. On one hand, it presents a bucolic surface – think of Morong and Angono, pastoral towns still centered around their colonial-era...
Treasures of the Kansai region
by Ivan Man Dy - April 30, 2016 - 10:00am
Osaka with its bright lights, contemporary bustle and lively markets – it’s so easy to fall in love with the capital of Osaka Prefecture.
Agusan Marsh awakens
by Ivan Man Dy - March 5, 2016 - 9:00am
It pays to plan before you travel. But every once in a while, spontaneous forays provide for the biggest and most pleasant surprises.
Marching through Bataan
by Ivan Man Dy - December 17, 2015 - 9:00am
Behold Bataan. Two words that welcome us upon arrival at the provincial tourism office in the capital of Balanga.
Naga: Culture, heritage & island delights
by Ivan Man Dy - November 19, 2015 - 9:00am
Naga in the province of Camarines Sur is a small city with big surprises. This we found out in a recent visit hosted by Naga Excursions, the dynamic tourism brand of the Naga City government through the Arts, Culture...
The last Chocolatier
by Ivan Man Dy - March 19, 2006 - 12:00am
It’s an unmistakable aroma that tingles the senses, a nostalgic whiff that harks back to the days of yore beckoning as you walk along bustling Ongpin Street in the heart of Manila’s four-hundred-year-old...
Hopia man and firefighter
by Ivan Man Dy - May 24, 2005 - 12:00am
It’s hard to miss the color purple in Barangay 289 in the heart of Manila’s Chinatown. Purple street lamps, sign boards, store attendants and fire trucks all remind passersbys of how one Chinatown businessman...
Hopia man & firefighter
by Ivan Man Dy - May 22, 2005 - 12:00am
It’s hard to miss the color purple in Barangay 289 in the heart of Manila’s Chinatown. Purple street lamps, sign boards, store attendants and fire trucks all remind passersbys of how one Chinatown businessman...
Binondo: Behind the Bamboo Curtain
by Ivan Man Dy - March 6, 2005 - 12:00am
It stands on an altar in an alley along Ongpin Street, a relic from the old country. Smoke billows from joss sticks offered to it. This is the Philippine Chinese Santiago Church, more popularly known as Kuan Kong,...
Binondo: Behind the Bamboo Curtain
by Ivan Man Dy - March 6, 2005 - 12:00am
It stands on an altar in an alley along Ongpin Street, a relic from the old country. Smoke billows from joss sticks offered to it. This is the Philippine Chinese Santiago Church, more popularly known as Kuan Kong,...
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