Category Archives: People
Last Saturday afternoon, I walked around D.C. in search of some holiday cheer. I hadn’t been feeling the Christmas spirit, and decided to get myself out of the rut by seeing what wintertime activities were taking place in town. Can’t say I was totally successful, though. In a city with no shortage of flags, it […]
Falling leaves and layers of clothing.
Tourists checking out signs next to Buckingham Palace.
Not the best photo, but I like it nonetheless. This is the plaza of the rural Philippine town where my grandparents’ farm is located. My short visit there last month coincided with their fiesta, which is a day of celebration for the whole town. Aside from getting to enjoy musical performances and other activities in […]
Newseum. First Amendment.
Last Friday, while on vacation in the motherland, I got to spend a few hours in Tagaytay with my cousin and her family. Located a little more than 50 kilometers outside of Manila, it is the perfect day trip or weekend getaway destination for those looking for cooler temperatures and stunning landscapes – with views […]
I hope those of you here in the U.S. enjoyed your Fourth of July BBQs and fireworks. My family is spending the week in Charleston, SC. I mean, what more appropriate way to celebrate the country’s independence than to explore the first state to secede from the young Union, right? ;) Although this is only […]
The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes. — Marcel Proust