Morong, Bataan… Why not?

The Philippines is a country of beautiful beaches, being a nation of about 7,100 islands. Aside from Boracay Island and El Nido in Palawan (which are both known for their white-sand beaches), the beaches of Morong, Bataan will also seriously give Boracay and El Nido a run for their money. Morong, Bataan is about 100... Continue Reading →

The smiles that may launch a thousand ship…

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.Β  The ladies at a popular Chinese restaurant in Quezon City, the "Lucky Rainbow Seafood Restaurant" located at the... Continue Reading →

The Manaoag Church… The Pilgrim Center of Northern Philippines

In the Philippines, we always have the 1st of November declared as a holiday. For this year, we had October 31 and November 1 declared as "non-working holidays". Of course, most of the Filipinos, including me, took the 30th of October as a "self-declared" holiday which gave me a five day respite from work. πŸ˜€πŸ˜€πŸ˜€... Continue Reading →

The PWU-JASMS Rondalla

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 →

The Philippines… Home of Excellent Service with A Smile

Corniche is a buffet restaurant located at Diamond Hotel, a 5-star hotel, along Roxas Boulevard in Manila, Philippines. Β 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 →

Photographer Hack… the Lenspen!

​If you are using a lenspen to clean your gear's lenses, don't throw it away after the carbon-tipped disc has been quite used up. It is still useful! I use my old lenspen to clean my reading glasses, the screen of my mobile phone, and even my watch and other sort of things made of... Continue Reading →

Isaw-isaw (Grilled Chicken Intestines)

This popular street food in the Philippine is what we call the "Isaw-isaw" or plainly, a grilled chicken intestine for the un-oriented. You see, nothing is wasted in our country. We eat everything in a chicken... its head, its organs, its blood, and even its feet. And believe it or not, we call the chicken... Continue Reading →

The Back Button Focus

​We were travelling along SCTEX, one of the expressways in Luzon of the Philippines, at a speed of about a hundred kilometers per hour when I took this picture of a bird flying to the opposite direction. In capturing this photo, I had set my gear to use Back Button Focus and set the AF... Continue Reading →

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