Category Archives: Travel

Umbrella Alley

  Carvajal Street Binondo Manila is known as Umbrella Alley (Ho Sua Hang) because it used to be lined with umbrella vendors. Phote Credit: Bahay Tsinoy Museum | @bahaytsinoy You may want to read: What does LGBTQIA stand for?


  LOOK: The Lagusnilad Underpass gets a vibrant and colorful upgrade with the Mural Project spearheaded by the City Government of Manila and the NCCA. This is part of the Commission’s initiative to bring arts to our public spaces. You may like to read: Casa Manila Philippine Cuisine

A massive tsunami almost wiped out Baler in 1735

  A massive tsunami almost wiped out Baler in 1735. Did you know? On December 27, 1735, a big tidal wave or “tromba marina” almost wiped out the town, especially a barrio named Sabang. An undetermined number of its inhabitants were drowned while the others went up to Ermita Hill, the nearest highest point in Baler, to survive.… Read More »

BRP Rafael Pargas

  BRP Rafael Pargas News PN Vessels Partake a Procession at Sea in honor of the Patron Saint Sangley Point, Cavite City – BRP Rafael Pargas (PC379) and BRP Ismael Lomibao (PC383) of Naval Task Unit 71.2 under the operational control of Naval Forces Eastern Mindanao (NFEM) participated in the successful conduct of Sugirao City’s annual thanksgiving tradition… Read More »

Kennon Road History You May Not Know

  Kennon Road History You May Not Know Did you know? About 1000 Chinese laborers were recruited to build Kennon Road in Baguio City in 1905. It is stated in a document from the 31st year of Emperor Guang Xu, that they were distributed among 10 working stations and how they were subjected to abuses. This fact was… Read More »