Visita Iglesia 2014: Batangas Churches

Visita Iglesia 2014: Batangas Churches

Well traditionally Visita Iglesia is done by visiting seven churches while reciting the stations of the Cross.  But this year, after our visita iglesia in Laguna, the day after we thought of visiting another church.   Well eventually we ended up into visiting two churches in the province of Batangas. Both churches has miracles related … Continue reading

Visita Iglesia 2014: Laguna Old Churches

Visita Iglesia 2014: Laguna Old Churches

About a month back, Catholics around the world celebrated once more the passion and death of the Christ. This is in the season of Lent. And just as what my wife and myself did in Singapore back last year, we once more go on a Visita Iglesia. Again Visita Iglesia is a Catholic tradition of … Continue reading

A Stroll into the Gardens By The Bay

A Stroll into the Gardens By The Bay

Last Saturday, my family and I finally got the opportunity to check out one of the latest tourist attractions here in Singapore, the Gardens By The Bay.  Well it has actually been open since October of 2011 but still it is a fairly new attraction.   Gardens By The Bay is located just behind the Marina … Continue reading

Blast from the Past: Visiting Leyte

Blast from the Past: Visiting Leyte

Like what I’ve posted last week about my trip to Bicol, here I’m going to share about my very first trip on board an airplane.  This was a trip back in June of 1999 to my father’s home province in the Visayas region on the island of Leyte. My father along with his siblings were … Continue reading

Blast from the Past: Trip to Mayon Volcano

Blast from the Past: Trip to Mayon Volcano

After my short trip back to Manila a few weeks back, I was able to get some old pictures of my previous trips.  I’ve brought these pictures back to Singapore and scan them to write up for those trips from way back.  I was able to get old pictures from albums of my Hanoi and … Continue reading

Jade’s Jollibee Birthday Party

Jade’s Jollibee Birthday Party

Last week, me and my whole family flew back to Manila for a whole week for a vacation with my our relatives back home and to celebrate the first birthday of our youngest daughter Jade.   And where else do celebrate it?  None other than the happiest place for kids in the Philippines, Jollibee. Well, … Continue reading

McDonalds Singapore’s Hello Kitty Plushie Craze

McDonalds Singapore’s Hello Kitty Plushie Craze

For the past month of June, McDonald’s Singapore has set out to sell 6 limited edition Hello Kitty plushie dolls.  This is for the Hello Kitty Fairy Tales collection. Each week, a plushie doll comes out on sale that may be purchased together with a McDonald’s Value Meal.  Each doll costs S$4.60 on top of … Continue reading