Palengke Etiquette 101 Amid Pandemic

A palengke is a term used for a Filipino wet market that is permanently situated in a particular location. It has been said that the word palengke was derived from the Spanish word “palenque” which means wooden stockade.  Inside the Palengke you’ll find different sections such as the dry good section, fresh produce, and the meat or the wet section of the market. Each section … Continue reading Palengke Etiquette 101 Amid Pandemic

Evolution of Philippine Jeepney and What Makes It Truly Filipino

Jeepney is one of the cultural symbols of the Philippines. Throughout the years it has faced different transformation but still maintains its ultimate purpose. It ferries the Filipino masses around the town at an inexpensive fare. Jeepney’s Name Jeepney’s name came from the blended words jeep and jitney. The word jeep originally came from G-P which is the acronym used for General Purpose vehicle. These … Continue reading Evolution of Philippine Jeepney and What Makes It Truly Filipino

Send Some Love To People Battling COVID19

Send Some Love To People Battling COVID19

Sending some love to our front liners and patients who are battling Covid19 is possible even without costing you any money. All it requires is your message of comfort to be written in paper and send it to groups who initiated a project to uplift the spirit of those who are directly affected by the virus. Here are some teams you can partner with to … Continue reading Send Some Love To People Battling COVID19

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Philippine Cities Where You Can Still Ride A Calesa

At present, there are only a few cities in PH that still have kalesa’s or better known as horse-drawn carriages. Because of its rarity, finding a calesa on the road has become special to onlookers. While some prefer modern vehicles, many still appreciate this old ride, as it is a part of heritage. Plus it adds to the charm of the place by bringing that … Continue reading Philippine Cities Where You Can Still Ride A Calesa

Ortigas Park, A Breathing Space In A Business District

Ortigas Park offers a green space in the middle of a commercial business district. It links to Ruby Road to F. Ortigas Jr. Road which is formerly Emerald Avenue. This pocket park has a stage in the middle, towering cascade walls as a backdrop and a wall fountain. It provides a green space as it has trees, palms, nice foliage, and a paved walkway. There … Continue reading Ortigas Park, A Breathing Space In A Business District

Tops Lookout in Busay Cebu City

Tops Lookout in Busay Cebu City

Text & Photo: Kaycie Gayle Yambao Tops Lookout better known as Tops sits in a mountainous village in Busay and is about ten kilometers from downtown Cebu. It offers a panoramic view of Cebu City and its surrounding areas. It is a known hangout place at night, but in my case, I visited it in the daytime. Upon visiting it in the morning, I realized … Continue reading Tops Lookout in Busay Cebu City

Philippine streets at night every Christmas season

Philippine streets at night every Christmas season

Text & Photo: Kaycie Gayle It has been recognized that the Philippines has the longest Christmas celebration in the world. Christmas season in the country starts in September and ends on the feast of epiphany in January which makes it a total of four months. Having a natural characteristic of being jolly, Filipinos celebrate Christmas merrily and would want their surrounding to have that jovial … Continue reading Philippine streets at night every Christmas season