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Saving Asia’s lone all-steel church

By On April 17, 2014

The San Sebastian Church, also known as the Basilica Minore de San Sebastian, in Quiapo, Manila, is considered as the only all-steel church in the Philippines as well as in the whole… Read More

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Manila Cathedral reopens after repairs

By On April 10, 2014

The storied Manila Metropolitan Cathedral in Intramuros reopened its doors once again to the public on April 9th just in time for the Holy Week. Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, the archbishop of… Read More

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7++ Things To Do In Manila As Seen On ABS-CBN’s Summer Station ID #PINASmile

By On April 1, 2014

Summer is here! The state weather bureau has officially declared the start of the summer (or dry) season in the Philippines about a week ago. That means many people are on the… Read More

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San Agustin Church and Museum · Intramuros, Manila

By On March 29, 2014

Much of Manila, including Intramuros, was flattened during the American forces’ bid to liberate the city from the Japanese in early 1945. The Manila known before as the “Pearl of the Orient… Read More


7 Thoughts You’ll Probably Have While On Board The PNR Train

By On February 21, 2014

The Philippine National Railways or PNR has been making headlines for the past few days. The transportation department, PNR’s mother agency, is bent on improving the state-run train system to ease traffic… Read More

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Free Valentine’s Day 2014 Events in Manila

By On February 12, 2014

Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Manila on February 14th without spending a dime. Here are two events that you could enjoy in the capital city for free! Philippine Madrigal Singers’ “Sining sa Pagbangon”… Read More


Binondo Kids Perform ‘Lion Dance’

By On February 2, 2014

I welcomed the start of the Year of the Horse in Binondo, Manila’s Chinatown. I spent my stay there checking out Chinese stores and restaurants. Of course, I also roam around the… Read More