What’s Hot and What’s Not about La Cathedral Cafe in Intramuros (Plus Jones Bridge Side Trip)

A week before my birthday, we had this sudden urge to try La Cathedral Cafe in Intramuros. It looked pretty in Facebook posts, plus the cafe was a hype. Things got disappointing at some point though, and then it got better. How to Go to La Cathedral Cafe Coming from the East, ride a G-linerContinue reading “What’s Hot and What’s Not about La Cathedral Cafe in Intramuros (Plus Jones Bridge Side Trip)”

The Grandeur of 1919 Grand Cafe in Binondo

Binondo maybe the last place to think of as grand. Busy, crowded, colorful, vivacious . . . but not grand. So seeing this old, colonial-era building turned to this cafe called 1919 Grand Cafe was a surprise . . . at least for a first-timer like me. Directions For Rizal travelers, ride a PUJ or aContinue reading “The Grandeur of 1919 Grand Cafe in Binondo”

A Glimpse of the Busy Streets of Metro Manila: Paco Park and Lucky Chinatown

I say glimpse because this is not even one-eighth of Manila. Sadly and honestly, I have a negative connotation of the city. Manila, crowded. Manila, pollution. Manila, pickpocketers. Manila, corruption. But I have grown to love my country not for its government but half for its people and wholly for the places it houses. DirectionsContinue reading “A Glimpse of the Busy Streets of Metro Manila: Paco Park and Lucky Chinatown”

Eyegasm for Symmetry and Philippines’ Biodiversity: Visit National Museum of Natural History

The National Museum of Natural History was opened to the public last May 18, 2018. Seeing the pictures, I was immediately captured by the beauty of its architecture. Last September 1, 2018, I was finally able to go, and it seemed as if I were on a field trip for a requirement in biology. ImportantContinue reading “Eyegasm for Symmetry and Philippines’ Biodiversity: Visit National Museum of Natural History”