ARCHIVE 2012

YEAR-ENDER Twenty Twelve   
METRO MANILA Post-Christmas Dinner at President Tea HouseAyala’s Lights and Sounds ShowMicrotel Mall of Asia ReviewDinner at Microtel’s Roof DeckMicrotel Breakfast Buffet at Millie’s  
POSTCARDS Bolinao Extended PlayGodray Afternoon Down Kennon Road  
METRO MANILA The Demon of Malabon Cemetery  
16 DAYS ACROSS LUZON, VISAYAS AND MINDANAO 16-Day Trip Itinerary  
Metro Manila - Ilocos Norte - Ilocos SurBangui WindmillsKangKang Windmill Café at BanguiCape Bojeador LighthouseKapurpurawan Rock SunsetCurrimao Rock FormationsKusina Felicitas at Grandpa’s InnCalle Crisologo at NightEnRoute: Ilocos Sur-Manila-Batangas-Mindoro-AklanBoracay at LastBoracay on a BudgetBoracay’s White Sand BeachBoracay Starbucks Global Icon City MugEnRoute: Aklan-Iloilo CityFortress Church of Miag-AoEnRoute: Iloilo-Bacolod-Dumaguete-DipologRestreto Inn and CaféCapitols, Lechons, Houses, Peaks, and CrossesDipolog CathedralJulie’s Halo-HaloCarbonara Sardines and a Bird’s Eye View of the CityDipolog Sunset BoulevardGoodtimes Café & Art GalleryBig Joe’s CaféSunrise at Galas PierHudyaka Zanorte Festival 2012Erlinda’s Food HouseRizal Landing Site at Sunset BoulevardRizal’s Mindanao Relief MapDapitan ChurchEnRoute: Dapitan City-Cebu City-Camotes IslandPoro ChurchCliff Jumping at Boho Rock Resort ◦ Lake Danao at Camotes IslandSto. Tomas de Villanueva ChurchQuick Snack at Cebu’s Harbour City DimsumVirgin Beach Resort Mike & Diose’s Aabana Beach Resort MalapascuaIsland Hopping and Snorkeling at Malapascua Dinner at Ocean Vida RestaurantMalapascua’s Bounty BeachCnT LechonCebu Metropolitan Cathedral16th Century Basilica Minore del Sto. NiñoMagellan’s CrossTaboan Market  
ON THE ROAD: 15 DAYS FROM VISAYAS TO MINDANAO Postcard Summary  
Lechon de CebuOzamiz-Iligan-OzamizSun Finally at Lanao del NorteWaterfalling 101 at IliganDiyandi FestivalTrek Jump SwimFarewell Iligan CityBreakdownBack on TrackSunset SupposedlyBiri Rocks!Dawn to Dusk at Biri IslandAlmost Home
ILIGAN CITY Diyandi Festival & Waterfalling Adventure Tour 
PALAWAN Coron vs. El Nido vs. Puerto Princesa  
EL NIDO POSTCARD The Karsts of El NidoEl Nemo in El NidoCalitang’s Unspoiled Beach  
METRO MANILA Make it Makati: Capture it as it Happens Photo Contest  
ALBAY POSTCARDS Albay’s Ibalong FestivalMisibis BayChasing Waterfalls at Mt. BusayMayon from the Boulevard  
PHOTOGRAPHY 101 Let’s Keep It Simple  
INTERVIEW Sonshine Radio’s Biyahe at Gimik  
CAVITE Aguinaldo Shrine and Freedom Park at KawitKawit’s Hidden TapsihanKawit Church  
METRO MANILA Baclaran ChurchEverything at Steak    
IFUGAO
Trip ItineraryManila to IfugaoBanaue HotelBanaue Rice TerracesBanaue Ethnic Village and Pine Forest ResortHike to Batad Rice TerracesBatad Rice TerracesBanaue’s Native Village InnBanaue to HungduanHungduan’s Hapao Rice TerracesBanaue’s PoblacionKiangan’s Nagacadan Rice TerracesKiangan Shrine 
IFUGAO POSTCARDS
Stairways to HeavenBatad Harvest     
DUMAGUETE
Cafe AntonioWalking Tour of Silliman UniversityHotel NicanorRizal BoulevardQyoskoDumaguete CathedralSans Rival Cakes and Pastries
SIQUIJOR Trip ItineraryManila - Dumaguete City - SiquijorSt. Francis de Assisi ChurchCapilay Spring ParkLazi’s Century-Old Balete TreeLazi ChurchLazi ConventCambugahay Falls ◦ Santa Maria Church & Its Black MariaSunset on the RoadSan Juan’s Coco Grove ResortCoco Grove Accommodations at San JuanCoco Grove’s Sunset RestaurantSunset and Sunrise at San Juan’s Tubod Beach      
ON THE ROAD: 16 DAYS, LUZON VISAYAS MINDANAO
LuzViMin 16-Day Summary    
A Different View of Ilocos NorteLonganisa ViganEn Route to DipologBoracay SidetripVisita Iglesia de IloiloStranded at the Port of IloiloQuick Breakfast in BacolodDipolog SunsetHudyaka ZaNorte FestivalRizal in DapitanCebu’s Camotes IslandThe MilkywaySix Feet Below MalapascuaBeach Bumming at MalapascuaEnd of the Road at Magellan’s Cross
BULACAN
Obando’s Fertility Rites Dance Festival
QUEZON
Lucban Church - San Luis Obispo Parish Lucban’s Sucre et Sel CaféLucban’s Pahiyas Festival
TAGGED
Best of Travel Photos: My 7 Super Shots
PANGASINAN
Dasol’s Tambobong Beach RevisitedUnderwater at Dasol’s Tambobong BeachDasol Sunset at Tambobong Beach      
TRAVEL ESSENTIALS
The Headware 
BAGUIO POSTCARDS
 Cool Summer at Baguio CityInto the Pine Forests of Baguio City      
LAKBAY NORTE 3
Trip Itinerary & Summary    
Norzagaray’s Pinagrealan CaveBass Fishing at the Pantabangan DamToploading from Tuguegarao to TabukWhitewater Rafting Chico RiverSunset at Buntun BridgeLas Palmas HotelPatapat ViaductPagudpud’s Kapuluan Vista ResortPagudpud’s Blue LagoonJohnny Moon CaféIlocos Norte Hotel and Convention CenterMalacañang of the NorthBirdwatching at Paoay LakeStand Up Paddle Boarding at Paoay LakeSand Dunes of PaoayIlocos EmpanadaDinner at Thunderbird Resorts Poro PointSan Juan’s Kahuna Beach ResortBacnotan’s Holcim EcotrailLunch at the Provincial CapitolTe Quiero Tapas Bar & RestaurantAirsoft Shoot ‘Em UpA Night at Camp John Hay’s The ManorDawel River CruiseMatutina’s Seafood RestaurantGo Karting at Kart City TarlacLa Maja Rica HotelSubic’s Jungle Survival at Pamulaklakin Forest TrailThe Ritz Tropical Spa at SubicDinner at The VerandahA Wild Night at Widus Resort and CasinoPorac’s Puning Hot SpringThe Historic Camalig RestaurantLubao’s Prado Farms    
PUBLISHED Smile Magazine’s North BountyDutch Houses for a Cause      
CABANATUAN CITY
Sundown at Obrero RiverBack at Buliran’s BrookA Summer’s HarvestGolden Twilights      
NUEVA ECIJA
Gabaldon’s Dupinga River 
CORON POSTCARDS
 Back in CoronCoron UnderwaterSour Weather at CoronSummer’s Back in Coron!       
METRO MANILA
2012 Philippine Pyromusical Photo Contest
PUBLISHED
Lonely Planet’s The Perfect Trip: Holland      
TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY 101
Keeping ‘Em StraightHow to Shoot Fireworks      
ON THE ROAD
Seven Days Across Baguio, Sagada & BanaueSeven Days Through the Bicol Region      
ANGELES CITY
2012 Hot Air Balloon Festival ScheduleThe 17th Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta2012 Caltex Hot Moves Photo Contest      
METRO MANILA
Casa RocesThe 3rd Philippine International Pyromusical Competition      
CALAMBA CITY
Rizal ShrineCalamba Church      
MALOLOS CITY
Barasoain Church    
ON THE ROAD: LAKBAY NORTE 3 Puning’s Hot Springs & Lubao’s Prado FarmJungle Survival, Spa Time & Pinoy Henyo at SubicRiver Cruise at Dagupan & Go Karting at TarlacHiking at Holcim’s Ecotrail & Airsoft at Baguio Country ClubPaddle Boarding & Birdwatching at PaoayShooting Landscapes and Surfing at the Blue LagoonToploading & Whitewater Rafting at KalingaCaving at Norzagaray & Bass Fishing at Pantabangan Dam    
PEOPLE Rizal Park's Last Film Photographers    
PUBLISHED Lonely Planet’s 10 Reasons to Love IntramurosDPP Intramuros Shootout    
LAGUNA Paete ChurchPakil Church    
CAMIGUIN POSTCARDS Out of CamiguinGraveyards, It’s Actually Fun in the Philippines    
RIZAL Baras ChurchMorong Church