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Antipolo Life Philippines

The Art of Giving

MISSIONARIES OF CHARITY, ANTIPOLO CITY – I am one of those people who declutter my life as often as possible. I believe in simplicity. Once in a while I open my cabinets to check for things I don’t foresee using in the near future, and see which ones I could either give away or throw […]

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Antipolo Philippines

LeBlanc: An Exclusive Luxury Resort in Antipolo

LE BLANC, ANTIPOLO CITY – Antipolo is filled with exclusive resorts that are often rented out for parties, reunions, and other such celebrations. Much like Laguna and Tagaytay, it’s just an easy ride outside of the main city and could serve as a quick escape to people wanting to take the weekend off without driving […]

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Antipolo Music and Art Philippines

Pinto Art Museum: Antipolo’s Secret Art Haven

PINTO ART MUSEUM – Previously, I raved about how stunning I thought Pinto is, but I didn’t really show a lot of photos of the actual art inside. Although its exhibits may vary from time to time, here is a visual sneak peek of what was there this March 2013.

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Antipolo Philippines

Opening the Doors to Art at Pinto

PINTO ART MUSEUM – I have lived in Antipolo since I was born. I’ve heard of Pinto maybe once or twice in my lifetime. What I didn’t know is that this place that people are talking about is a huge haven of art. I have never seen anything like it, and I’m quite surprised that […]

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Asia Singapore

Far Far Away in Singapore

UNIVERSAL STUDIOS, SINGAPORE – The common belief is wrong: Kingdom Far Far Away is not really that far away. Okay, that was corny.

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Asia Singapore

Wandering Ancient Egypt and the Lost World

UNIVERSAL STUDIOS, SINGAPORE – How I wish it were really Egypt or The Lost World. That would have been fantastic. But this is the nearest thing to that, at least here in Asia.

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Asia Body Movement Singapore

Capoeira is Universal

Just me being me in another part of the world. Video taken in Universal Studios, Singapore, February 2013.

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Asia Singapore

I Never Wanted To Go To Universal Studios

UNIVERSAL STUDIOS, SINGAPORE was certainly not in my itinerary. I went to Singapore early this year for one reason – to watch the Norah Jones concert. And so aside from that, my itinerary was filled with nothing but vague ideas and possibilities.

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Mindoro Music and Art Philippines

Budgeting for Malasimbo Festival

We only stayed overnight and went to Mt. Malasimbo for the festival in the evening so we only bought the one-night pass. But aside from the ticket itself, going to Malasimbo means having to pay for travel and accommodation at Puerto Galera. Here’s a list of things you need to consider when budgeting for Malasimbo […]

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Mindoro Music and Art Philippines

Stoned at Malasimbo

MALASIMBO 2013 – ┬áIt’s been a week since and I’m still raving about this charming 25-year-old singer, Joss Stone, one of the main performers in this year’s Malasimbo Music Festival. I wasn’t even a fan prior to hearing about her scheduled performance, but I’ve heard good stuff about the festival itself so I made sure […]