May Kwento Ako #43 : What Abu Dhabi looks like from above.

Abu Dhabi as my flight took off For some of us who live outside of the Middle East, I could not imagine what a desert would look like. Yes, I have seen movies set in a desert but those are highly stylised. An opportunity came up for me to pass through the airport of AbuContinue reading “May Kwento Ako #43 : What Abu Dhabi looks like from above.”

May Kwento Ako #33 : Feeling Sentimental ATM

As I scrolled back through my iPad that’s loaded with photographs I had taken, I couldn’t help myself but reminisce at the years that had passed so swiftly. And I am so glad that I got to go to these awesome places and took these lovely photos when I had the chance to. I amContinue reading “May Kwento Ako #33 : Feeling Sentimental ATM”

May Kwento Ako #32 : I believe in the magic of Color

The gift of sight to me is very precious. Now that I am growing older, my eyes aren’t too good unlike before. My late Mom used to remind me to always have sufficient lighting and to use proper lighting when reading. Your parents have probably reminded you of this before. In recent years, I tookContinue reading “May Kwento Ako #32 : I believe in the magic of Color”

May Kwento Ako #30 : The Scala Sancta

My young friend, Ovidio came by the hotel for a quick chat.  He had come from work and he was off in the afternoon from school.  After exchanging a few pleasantries, he asked me what places I was intending to go to.  I said I wanted to go.  I said ‘The Scala Sancta’ and afterContinue reading “May Kwento Ako #30 : The Scala Sancta”

May Kwento Ako #26 : I Pitched Milan !

  I never thought the day would come when I would stand up in front of a crowd and pitch a city.   Nonetheless, I am thankful to all the people and friends who encouraged me to do this and who came.  And to the Lord, for giving all those people the spectacular minds andContinue reading “May Kwento Ako #26 : I Pitched Milan !”

May Kwento Ako #22 : A Pinoy Pitches Milan. Incredible.

      As fate would have it, in cooperation with the Philippine Italian Association (PIA) and with Dr Becky Singson, I have been invited to pitch my perspectives on Milan through my lens after an intimate dinner. Initially, the thought was just just to share some of my photos taken in Milan last year.Continue reading “May Kwento Ako #22 : A Pinoy Pitches Milan. Incredible.”

May Kwento Ako #19 : Obi

It is no secret that I have a thing for fabric. I figure that one way to understand a country and its tradition is through their fabric. It appears that most countries that I have been to have fabrics that they are known for. And proud of. Let me feature the Obi or sash, wornContinue reading “May Kwento Ako #19 : Obi”

May Kwento Ako #18 : Tropical Living

Some days, it’s like these photos above. Believe you me, we in the tropics don’t live like this everyday. But well, admittedly, there are days when we are able to. The reality is, most of us live in densely populated metropolis. Our traffic is legendary. While we complain heaps, we still count our blessings. ForContinue reading “May Kwento Ako #18 : Tropical Living”