THERE IS NO shortage of islands in the Philippines to visit, and undoubtedly, some receive more attention than others (Boracay, you know I’m referring to you). Big and small, there is no way for a visitor to see them all, and it’s easy to simply ride the bandwagon and miss out on those charms – … More One Good Friday on One Lonely Island
WE’RE RESILIENT FOLKS, Sydneysiders. We may be live in one of the most peaceful parts of the world, but after our share of trials and tribulations, we always come together to celebrate what we hold dear. So, no doubt about it, Sydney, and the way we look at Martin Place, has changed. But also make … More Sydney: 5 Things We Will Always Love about Martin Place
MY MOTHER SAID that when she was growing up and would ever get lost among the maze of Manila’s jeepney routes, one would simply make their way to Quiapo and restart one’s journey from there. Being Manila’s largest terminus of jeepney routes, virtually the entire city was within one ride of Quiapo’s interchange at Plaza … More Quiapo: New Life in Manila’s Old Downtown
AS THE OLDEST part of colonial Sydney, The Rocks are a must-see for any traveller. At the foot of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, anyone would pass by this quaint little part of town where the Bridge presents a picturesque backdrop to the colonial streetscape. A trip to The Rocks is not solely a touristy affair: … More Local Travel in Sydney: Been to Millers Point?
THE REGULAR CROWD at Strangers’ Reunion gives the coffee joint a cosmopolitan and hipster-like feel. Step inside the refurbished peranakan terrace briefly and you would probably think you were in San Francisco or Melbourne. The prime clientele of twentysomethings with make-up and trendy accessories – bags and laptops abound – sips their cappuccinos to accompany homemade … More Local Travel in Singapore: Been to Tiong Bahru?