NOT A PLACE, BUT A NEW WAY OF SEEING THINGS – From Banang until Parañaque, to bring power and love back into your life.

Peaceful country will easily make you feel at home.

I read; I travel; I become.” With this Derek Walcott words, wherever you go, The Philippine they becomes a part of you somehow. Is an archipelago bounded by the Pacific Ocean to the east the Bashi Channel, to the north the Sulu and the Celebes Seas to the south. Travel to Philippine, because hard and soft corals have more than 500 species, and you can try climbing volcanoes or wandering through rice paddies. Welcome to Philippine, where Tubbataha Reef should be on the bucket list of every serious diver, and sand bars & clear visibility means island hopping bliss.

A country and a hundred stories, the feast of food and hospitality, for share flavors and stories around the table. Nothing better than looking for a zero km restaurant. Craving for Filipino food, freshly made, or a snack on your road? MG Oil Gasoline Station, National Highway, Brgy. Macate, Bambang. Welcome to the Amelia’s Cafe and Restaurant, where thei serve super bulalo and crispy pata, or tempting tempura.

Such as Dalai Lama say, “Once a year, go somewhere you’ve never been before.”  Born 1987, she is a Filipina street photographer and documentary photographer. She is now a full time photographer, working on various under reported projects around the world. The eldest of three children, she grew up in Bambang. Before leaving the Philippines (to raise funds for the education of her siblings), XYZA CRUZ BACANI studied nursing.  At the age of 19, in Hong Kong she working as a nanny. After purchasing her first digital single-lens reflex camera, she started taking photographs.

Situated on the banks of a river, which flows, into the eastern part of Laguna de Bay, Santa Cruz is bounded by the Bay on the north. Here you can smell Kesong puti. It can be eat as is, paired with bread or used in various dishes in Filipino cuisine, such as in Queso restaurant in Santa Cruz John Steinbeck had write, “People don’t take trips; trips take people.” That is what happened to Federico Aguilar Alcuaz, a Filipino painter.Since his premature death early 2011; his masterpieces have gained interest in this painting figure. In 1949, he took up painting subjects at the University of the Philippines School of Fine Arts. Born on a June day, 1932 in Santa Cruz (Manila), FEDERICO AGUILAR ALCUAZ studied law and finished his degree in 1955. The year leater, he chose Barcelona as his career base, where began signing his paintings with Aguilar Alcuaz. In 2009, he was conferred the title of National Artist for Visual Arts. In his 55-year career, he has exhibited in leading galleries in Spain and the Philippines, Poland and the United States.

There is Helen Keller’s words to understand what happened to the Filipino writer Ivy Alvarez: “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.” Welcome to 123 Pioneer Street, Mandaluyong City. They are the only bookstore in Manila that focuses on Philippine art, you offering a platform to generate cultural awareness. Artbooks is a new independent bookstore run by a company of artists dedicated to documenting and promoting Philippine art and culture. A selection of their books is also available online through their website You too can try, looking for IVY ALVAREZ novel Disturbance.

Probably, he knows those special words by Henry Miller, “One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.” His evolution comes with a deeper understanding of the fashion industry, where making clothes it comes hand-in-hand with business. He believe that the fabric and its texture is what inspires the style of the design. His interest in fashion started in the scenic town of Bobon. PUEY QUINONES learned all the technical skills of becoming a fashion designer. In 2002, he became a finalist at The Philippines Young Designers Competition for Paris, finding his first client. Under wings of another famed Filipino designer, he learn the business aspect of running a fashion house and the value of discipline. In 2013, he opened his atelier in Makati City.

Rumi’s words: “Travel brings power and love back into your life.” It seems the synthesis of the life of a Filipino singer.  Mother of three children, currently SAMPAGUITA resides in Parañaque City. She had released several albums and songs, now considered classics. Her first performance was at the New Moon Concert in 1977 at the Folk Arts Theater in Pasay (Metro Manila). Active during the 1970s and 1980s, she is a Pinoy rock singer from the Philippines,

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