Sun-Kissed After the Kadayawan sa Davao 2014 Sun-Kissed After the Kadayawan sa Davao 2014 It was an astonishing experience attending the Kadayawan in Davao City. Kadayawan is not just a typical fest because it’s a festival of thanksgiving for bountiful harvest and tribute to its colorful eleven tribes in Exotic Mindanao. The thanksgiving festival was institutionalized in 1986 to unite the Davaoeños after the rebellious Martial Law years. It was then called Apo Duwaling, a contraction… View On WordPress

Sun-Kissed After the Kadayawan sa Davao 2014

Sun-Kissed After the Kadayawan sa Davao 2014

It was an astonishing experience attending the Kadayawan in Davao City. Kadayawan is not just a typical fest because it’s a festival of thanksgiving for bountiful harvest and tribute to its colorful eleven tribes in Exotic Mindanao. The thanksgiving festival was institutionalized in 1986 to unite the Davaoeños after the rebellious Martial Law years. It was then called Apo Duwaling, a contraction…

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It’s a Crazy Busy Wet Market in Cebu City It’s a Crazy Busy Wet Market in Cebu City A wet market is already part of our civilization, it’s the heart of every city or town. I grew up in Davao City and my Mom’s house is literally next to the wet market. So pretty much, I know what a wet market looks like, CRAZY BUSY. For many years, I’ve been dreaming to photograph the spirited and full of amazing scenes at the wet market but got no courage to do it because the place is… View On WordPress

It’s a Crazy Busy Wet Market in Cebu City

It’s a Crazy Busy Wet Market in Cebu City

A wet market is already part of our civilization, it’s the heart of every city or town. I grew up in Davao City and my Mom’s house is literally next to the wet market. So pretty much, I know what a wet market looks like, CRAZY BUSY.

For many years, I’ve been dreaming to photograph the spirited and full of amazing scenes at the wet market but got no courage to do it because the place is…

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Gracias Vigan City
Di ako nagsisi na magstay for two nights d2 sa Vigan instead one night sa Pagudpud and one night sa Vigan kc Vigan is simply fantabulous though quite pricey. And I’m so happy too that I made lots of loom bands kc paghumihingi ako ng tulong for direction or assistance, loom band lng ang kapalit.  (at Casa Teofila, Vigan, Ilocos Sur)
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Philippine Festival This June 2014 Philippine Festival This June 2014 1. MUDPACKFESTIVAL Murcia, Negros Occidental 24 June Oneness with nature is the underlying theme behind Murcia’s annual mud-moving spectacle. Check on its cloudy highlight – a lively street dancing parade with the participant wearing nothing but mudpacks (well, almost…). It’s a safe way to mix our ecological concerns with good, clean, cloddy fun – just be sure to shower afterwards! 2. PINYAHAN… View On WordPress

Philippine Festival This June 2014

Philippine Festival This June 2014

1. MUDPACKFESTIVAL
Murcia, Negros Occidental
24 June

Oneness with nature is the underlying theme behind Murcia’s annual mud-moving spectacle. Check on its cloudy highlight – a lively street dancing parade with the participant wearing nothing but mudpacks (well, almost…). It’s a safe way to mix our ecological concerns with good, clean, cloddy fun – just be sure to shower afterwards!
2. PINYAHAN…

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Sarangani| Sarbay Fest 2014 Schedule of Activities Sarangani| Sarbay Fest 2014 Schedule of Activities The biggest beach party in Mindanao, Sarangani Bay Festival or SarBay Fest is happening on May 16-17 in Gumasa, Glan, Sarangani Province. For more updates please like my Facebook Fanpage https://www.facebook.com/thequirkyflong. Be Queer and Be Quirky! View On WordPress

Sarangani| Sarbay Fest 2014 Schedule of Activities

Sarangani| Sarbay Fest 2014 Schedule of Activities

The biggest beach party in Mindanao, Sarangani Bay Festival or SarBay Fest is happening on May 16-17 in Gumasa, Glan, Sarangani Province.

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For more updates please like my Facebook Fanpage https://www.facebook.com/thequirkyflong.

Be Queer and Be Quirky!

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Lucban| Pahiyas Festival 2014 Schedule of Activities Lucban| Pahiyas Festival 2014 Schedule of Activities Lucban celebrates the Pahiyas Festival every 15 May in honour of the patron saint of farmers, St Isidore the Labourer. This festival showcases a street of houses which are adorned with fruits, vegetables, agricultural products, handicrafts and kiping, a rice-made decoration, which afterwards can be eaten grilled or fried. The houses are judged and the best one is proclaimed the winner. Every… View On WordPress

Lucban| Pahiyas Festival 2014 Schedule of Activities

Lucban| Pahiyas Festival 2014 Schedule of Activities

Lucban celebrates the Pahiyas Festival every 15 May in honour of the patron saint of farmers, St Isidore the Labourer. This festival showcases a street of houses which are adorned with fruits, vegetables, agricultural products, handicrafts and kiping, a rice-made decoration, which afterwards can be eaten grilled or fried. The houses are judged and the best one is proclaimed the winner. Every…

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Philippines | Aliwan Festival 2014 Schedule of Activities Philippines | Aliwan Festival 2014 Schedule of Activities Aliwan Fiesta harnesses the power of Philippine festivals to showcase how religion, culture, and tradition are woven into the fiber of our existence. Traditional fiestas, which are held annually to commemorate the foundation of a town or province, or honoring its patron saint, are brought together en masse to highlight the Pinoy’s indomitable and ebullient spirit, together with his mien for… View On WordPress

Philippines | Aliwan Festival 2014 Schedule of Activities

Philippines | Aliwan Festival 2014 Schedule of Activities

Aliwan Fiesta harnesses the power of Philippine festivals to showcase how religion, culture, and tradition are woven into the fiber of our existence. Traditional fiestas, which are held annually to commemorate the foundation of a town or province, or honoring its patron saint, are brought together en masse to highlight the Pinoy’s indomitable and ebullient spirit, together with his mien for…

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Conquer the Spanish Colonial Era Churches in South Cebu Conquer the Spanish Colonial Era Churches in South Cebu After my successful Visita Iglesia in Cebu City last 2011 and 2013, I aimed to conquer the Spanish colonial era churches in South Cebu. When I told my officemates about my plan for this year’s Holy Week, they thought that I was joking because I got no car, and those churches are very far. But I kept my fingers cross to make it happen, AND I DID! Oslob Church : Church of the Nuestra Senora de la… View On WordPress

Conquer the Spanish Colonial Era Churches in South Cebu

Conquer the Spanish Colonial Era Churches in South Cebu

After my successful Visita Iglesia in Cebu City last 2011 and 2013, I aimed to conquer the Spanish colonial era churches in South Cebu. When I told my officemates about my plan for this year’s Holy Week, they thought that I was joking because I got no car, and those churches are very far. But I kept my fingers cross to make it happen, AND I DID!

Oslob Church : Church of the Nuestra Senora de la…

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Baguio City | A-Twelve-Hour-Strolling at The City of Pines Baguio City | A-Twelve-Hour-Strolling at The City of Pines Summer Capital of the country…City of Pines…City of Flowers…these are some of the common names of the famous Baguio City. They said, Baguio is the most favorite city in the country, maybe because of the cold weather, but I say, I like Baguio because of their Strawberries. WHERE TO STAY I am a cost-conscious traveler, so I always choose Inns rather than hotels. But when I arrived in Baguio,… View On WordPress

Baguio City | A-Twelve-Hour-Strolling at The City of Pines

Baguio City | A-Twelve-Hour-Strolling at The City of Pines

Summer Capital of the country…City of Pines…City of Flowers…these are some of the common names of the famous Baguio City. They said, Baguio is the most favorite city in the country, maybe because of the cold weather, but I say, I like Baguio because of their Strawberries.

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WHERE TO STAY

I am a cost-conscious traveler, so I always choose Inns rather than hotels. But when I arrived in Baguio,…

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The Face of a Modern Asian Woman The Face of a Modern Asian Woman For once, I need to blog this one, though my blog is more on my getaways, but I can’t help myself not to post this trend, the result of the Asia’s Next Top Model Cycle 2. Up until now, I can’t still move on …Just Compare and Contrast which is which and decide who should be the REAL ASIA’S NEXT TOP MODEL! Let’s disregard from which country they are from. Just so you know, I am no expert. I am just… View On WordPress

The Face of a Modern Asian Woman

The Face of a Modern Asian Woman

For once, I need to blog this one, though my blog is more on my getaways, but I can’t help myself not to post this trend, the result of the Asia’s Next Top Model Cycle 2.

Up until now, I can’t still move on …Just Compare and Contrast which is which and decide who should be the REAL ASIA’S NEXT TOP MODEL! Let’s disregard from which country they are from.

Just so you know, I am no expert. I am just…

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Cebu City versus Davao City : A Compare and Contrast Approach Cebu City versus Davao City : A Compare and Contrast Approach For the past years, I’ve been writing about my getaways, and I think, it’s my time to compare and contrast these two over-the-top cities, Cebu (The Queen City of the South) and Davao (The Land of Promise). Well, I don’t declare here that I know either cities through and through, but then again, blogging is another way to express my thoughts and feelings. So among the 7,107 islands in the… View On WordPress

Cebu City versus Davao City : A Compare and Contrast Approach

Cebu City versus Davao City : A Compare and Contrast Approach

For the past years, I’ve been writing about my getaways, and I think, it’s my time to compare and contrast these two over-the-top cities, Cebu (The Queen City of the South) and Davao (The Land of Promise). Well, I don’t declare here that I know either cities through and through, but then again, blogging is another way to express my thoughts and feelings.

So among the 7,107 islands in the…

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The Primitive Sagada Tour (Part 2) The Primitive Sagada Tour (Part 2) After a short visit to one of the sites of the Hanging Coffins in Sagada, we continued our trek, and I was so excited because our next destination is their quintessential Underground River. During our trek, we saw the Wise man’s  House at the top of the mountain. The Wiseman’s House Then after a thirty minute trek to a slippery slope, we’ve reached the Underground River , and I was disappointed… View On WordPress

The Primitive Sagada Tour (Part 2)

The Primitive Sagada Tour (Part 2)

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After a short visit to one of the sites of the Hanging Coffins in Sagada, we continued our trek, and I was so excited because our next destination is their quintessential Underground River. During our trek, we saw the Wise man’s  House at the top of the mountain. 1972353_10201509068908519_1719790684_n

The Wiseman’s House

Then after a thirty minute trek to a slippery slope, we’ve reached the Underground River , and I was disappointed…

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