285 – On Singapore From My Mom’s Eyes, Circa 2011

Let me share a story about this photo set. My mother has worked at the Philippine Department of Agriculture for some years now. Her job at the department involved collaboration with other ministries of agriculture in Southeast Asia, as part of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). Back in 2011, she had the chance … Continue reading 285 – On Singapore From My Mom’s Eyes, Circa 2011

260 – On Lion City Parks

Singapore is the smallest nation in Southeast Asia, in terms of land area. However, it is a masterpiece of urban planning – an actual example of how a city would look like when urban planners had their way. It's not surprising, then, that large tracts of land for public parks still exist in the Lion … Continue reading 260 – On Lion City Parks

247 – On Three Singapore Stops For The Business Traveler

Singapore is the smallest country in terms of land area in Southeast Asia. But don't be fooled--the Little Red Dot is the region's most progressive country. Discipline and efficiency are the hallmarks of this island nation, popular for its transport system and green spaces. The Lion City attracts both splurging tourists and backpacking travelers frequenting … Continue reading 247 – On Three Singapore Stops For The Business Traveler

235 – The Monching Visits Tagaytay (Part 1)

2020 started off rather explosively and was followed by an outbreak.The eruption of the long-dormant Taal Volcano in Tagaytay marked January and February, with the volcano expelling ash within a wide radius. This was followed by the Covid-19 pandemic that began in mid-March with the enhanced community quarantine declaration for the entire Luzon landmass (which … Continue reading 235 – The Monching Visits Tagaytay (Part 1)