May Kwento Ako No. 48 : Buenos Aires has a modern side.

Yes! There is a modern side to Buenos Aires. A very modern side. Concrete, steel, glass. One would not guess that this hub is in the Buenos Aires that we pictured it to be. I think it is also a beautiful side. I really did not think that this place existed in this city. ItContinue reading “May Kwento Ako No. 48 : Buenos Aires has a modern side.”

May Kwento Ako #42 : The Climb up to the Acropolis Hill of Athens

The Acropolis Hill is worth the trip to Athens and the climb. After all, it is dated 4 millenia before Christ’s death (BCD). And large enough to host many historical landmarks, most of which are in great shape considering the thousands of years that have passed but many are “under renovation”. This hill is notContinue reading “May Kwento Ako #42 : The Climb up to the Acropolis Hill of Athens”

May Kwento Ako #46 : The lady who sang the best version of "I did it my way"

This blog is my homage to a friendship.  A year had gone by so fast. I had grown accustomed to your text messages at 7:00AM, asking if we could talk. Almost every morning, I still half expect that text message from you. Each call was always fun and a learning experience for both. A chanceContinue reading “May Kwento Ako #46 : The lady who sang the best version of "I did it my way"”

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 #17 : My 1st Fall

I hope to never, ever brag and say “been there, done that”. For someone who lives in a tropical country, where colors of nature are mostly green, I have looked forward to seeing the fall colors in my lifetime. Yes, we have tropical plants in red, orange, yellow, rust and all shades in between butContinue reading “May Kwento Ako #17 : My 1st Fall”

May Kwento Ako #13 : BOEUCC, a Milanese Classic

When I was ushered to a nice table in a good section of this restaurant, I immediately liked what was around me. It looked solid, established and with a decent history. It would make a perfect setting for a Mafia-related movie, I thought. When the waiter introduced himself to me, I wanted to chuckle. HeContinue reading “May Kwento Ako #13 : BOEUCC, a Milanese Classic”

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”