The Philippines is also known as being one of the "smiling" country in the world. It is not unusual for the Filipinos to smile their best when entertaining their guests and visitors, be it local or foreign. The ladies at a popular Chinese restaurant in Quezon City, the "Lucky Rainbow Seafood Restaurant" located at the... Continue Reading →
The rondalla is an ensemble of stringed instruments played with the plectrum or pick and generally known as plectrum instruments. It originated in Medieval Spain, especially in Catalonia, Aragon, Murcia, and Valencia. The tradition was later taken to Spanish America and elsewhere. The word rondalla is from the Spanish ronda, meaning "serenade. The rondalla was... Continue Reading →
Corniche is a buffet restaurant located at Diamond Hotel, a 5-star hotel, along Roxas Boulevard in Manila, Philippines. Its selection of diversified food is composed of Asian, Western, and Japanese cuisines, including a salad and dessert station. Aside from the delicious food it offers to hotel guests and walk-in customers, Corniche is one of those... Continue Reading →
It's me at the Clark Museum taken last June 25, 2016. To know more about the Clark Museum, please do visit my prior blog post about it... Clark Museum.
The statue depicts an ancient Aeta, believed to be the first settlers in the Philippines. Their descendants still roam the region of Zambales and some migrated to the other parts of the country. Most of them, kicked out of their land like the Indians of North America, are now begging for food and financial assistance... Continue Reading →
This was me when I graduated in college in 1988... ... And this is me today at 50 years of age, 28 years after! And please, disregard the photobomber behind me. Hehehe!
The Trinidad Moruga Scorpion chili hot sauce...! A friend of mine who went on tour abroad gave me this hot sauce. She knew that I am fond of chilis and hot sauces and she did some research on what's the hottest chili in the world and this is what she brought me. She is really... Continue Reading →