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 #20 : Memories of a Geisha

They looked flustered.  And I dont know why. I was taking photos of the fascinating centuries-old houses in the Gion section.  All in wood, all looked delicately made yet strong and sturdy eventhough they seem to appear to be made of soft wood, of Palo China as we refer to it back home. And typicalContinue reading “May Kwento Ako #20 : Memories of a Geisha”

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 #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 #16 : A good man is always worth patronizing.

  Some say something good happens to good people when they least expect it.  Amen! One day, upon the recommendation of a new friend, I checked out this nearby shop for its workmanship.  Upon entering, this shopkeeper-artisan entertained me straight away like an old friend.  I just said that I was just looking around aContinue reading “May Kwento Ako #16 : A good man is always worth patronizing.”

May Kwento Ako #14 : Art for Art’s Sake

This was a BIG experience for me to see, study beautiful art by artists from all over the world. Located about a 5-10 minute walk from the SMN train station, the venue was quite large but easy. The room temperature was comfortable and all in one level. And entrance charge was not expensive. There wasContinue reading “May Kwento Ako #14 : Art for Art’s Sake”