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 …Read More »
DRAMATIC COMPOSITION AND WONDERFUL LIGHT CONTRASTS – Xyza Cruz Bacani: Street and documentary photographer based in Hong Kong.
Using photographic work to raise awareness about under-reported stories. 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 (Nueva Vizcaya). Before leaving the Philippines (to raise funds for the education of her …Read More »
TO CREATE FASHION, LEAVING A LASTING MARK – Puey Quiñones: When style aesthetic is fashion-forward and very feminine.
The Filipino fashion designer who empower women through his Creations. He is as a reflective and introspective person who gets his inspiration from music and from people. Fashion is universal and everyone needs clothes. Therefore, he like to create pieces that speaks to everyone’s individual taste. PUEY QUINONES https://pueyquinones.com/ is a Filipino fashion designer based in Los Angeles (California). His …Read More »
WRITING LONGHAND, GOING BACK TO THE SOURCE – Ivy Alvarez: A prolific writer that has had her work featured in various publications in Australia, England, Philippines and online.
To begin with, write in notebook, then transcribe to computer. 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 https://artbooks.ph/is a new independent bookstore run by a company of artists dedicated to documenting and promoting Philippine art and culture. A selection …Read More »
Talent to create the music, and fearless, innovative trailblazers. Currently SAMPAGUITA resides in Parañaque City; mother of three children. 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, Tessy Alfonso https://www.facebook.com/QueenofRock7/ is a …Read More »
PAINTING STILL LIFES, NUDE WOMEN AND LANDSCAPES – Federico Aguilar Alcuaz: Soft blurred edges coupled, with bold lines and shapes.
A 20th-century Filipino painter, best known for his Cubist-inspired paintings. Since his premature death early 2011, His masterpieces have gained even more interest in this painting figure. In 1949, he took up painting subjects at the University of the Philippines School of Fine Arts. Born on June day, 1932 in Santa Cruz (Manila), FEDERICO AGUILAR ALCUAZ http://federicoaguilaralcuaz.com/bio.htm studied law and …Read More »
WHATEVER THE KOREAN MIND CAN CONCEIVE AND BELIEVE – Visiting Seoul, it does not matter how slowly you go, provided your horizon is vast.
Visiting South Korea never let your memories be greater than your dreams. The mind of the traveler https://archive.org/details/isbn_9780465046218, is a book written by Eric J. Leed, in 1991. We suggest you read it before your next trip. With its “author’s travels“, meetingbenches.com offers you access to some special itineraries, following the paths of the human mind. By deciding to visit …Read More »
LIKE LIGHT, THAT ENCOUNTERS A SPIDER WEB – Atta Kim: Where photographic work compresses and narrates time.
Long-exposure photography, where real time is the most surreal of all. Despite the left hand drive, you will realised that South Korea is perfect for those of you who love road trips, where there are plenty of things to see along the coastal routes. The beauty of Geoje https://english.visitkorea.or.kr/enu/TRV/TV_ENG_3_7.jsp?gotoPage=3&cid=2405054stems from its endless coasts lined, with beach coves and pine forested …Read More »
Korean label available worldwide, but in Korea there is only one store. To find Korean Fashion & Clothing in Seoul? Dongdaemun District, https://www.agoda.com/hotels-near-dongdaemun-market/attractions/seoul-kr.html?cid=-218, with more than 25 shopping malls and 30,000 local boutiques where you will find everything (from silk fabrics to pet products). At night, the area delivers vibrant nightlife with musical performances and even fashion shows. Do not …Read More »
A THIRTY, THE PARTY IS OVER – Choi Young-mi: Accusation in the form of a poem. Six stanzas. Twenty-seven lines. .
Poem that brought down Korea’s revered poet. Check out the view from tower or spend a whole day at the National Museum of Korea. Take a break at Bukhansan National Park or diversify yourself on the streets of Itaewon. Why not have fun at Korean singing rooms? Jogyesa Temple https://english.visitseoul.net/attractions/Jogyesa-Temple_/2586 it is one of the oldest and most important Buddhist …Read More »
WHAT OTHER TALENT, WAITING FUTURE? – Lee Dong-hae: If I meet the girl I like, I will prepare 100m to 150m of candles, or maybe red carpet.
Because love, when it comes, it is easy. Lines are numbered and translated in English, so finding your destination will not give you a headache. Visiting Seoul https://english.visitseoul.net/tourist-information-centers, you can take the subway, faster, inexpensive and more convenient. While waiting for the train look around, because there are many things to see in the subway station, such as K-Star Road …Read More »
The transcendence of art, between military demarcation lines. Traditional South Korean meals you wish try? Spicy ramen (topped with processed cheese), banchan or stuffed rice roll, savory pancake and soup. Banchan refers to those delicious little side dishes served at the start of a meal. In Itaewon, never forget visit at Sigol Bapsang http://www.heytheresia.com/2014/07/sigol-bapsang-itaewon.html, serves them as the main course. …Read More »
MEET PEOPLE. GET INVOLVED; MAKE YOUR TOKYO – Walking in Tokyo, between adoration of the beautiful and among the facts of everyday existence.
An origami city folded, until made by nothing. From ancient Japanese temples to towering skyscrapers, is a city of contrasts, blending the old with the new. Tokyo has it all. Catch a glimpse of this enchanting city https://www.gotokyo.org/en/, with Takeshi Kitano’s brushes and the poet-musician Kazuki Tomokawa, reading the mysteries of Natsuo Kirino, not to mention the sense of beauty …Read More »
When streets and the people of Japan’s Showa period, come back to life in photos. To remember the best views on your trip to Tokyo https://www.thewanderinglens.com/tokyo-photography-locations/, explore some special spots with a camera in hand, like famous Japanese photographer Ihei Kimura. Try Omoide Yokocho and Takeshita Street, Meiji Shrine, Tsukiji Fish Market and Shibuya Scramble Crossing, without forget Shinjuku Station. …Read More »
ONE THING, TO BE BEAUTIFUL, MUST NOT BE BEAUTIFUL – Rei Kawakubo: I do not feel happy when a collection is understood too well.
When fashion is a way of expressing what you feel towards life. Small boutiques continue to be found through to Aoyama and Daikanyama, where the atmosphere is more subdued compared to Shibuya https://www.japan-guide.com/e/e3007.html, around Shibuya Station. Arriving, you too can find another the large shopping district, birthplace of many of Japan’s youth fashion trends, home of some well known trend …Read More »