• Asia,  China,  Destinations,  Travel Films

    The Kunming International Cherry Blossoms Festival

    I have always wanted to see the cherry blossoms in Japan. The Japanese call this practice Hanami which literally means “flower viewing”. But the plan to do that was set aside because of an unexpected trip to China earlier this year. Little did Hubby and I know that we were going to be in for a wonderful surprise! We flew to Yunnan Province in China for a film festival (which I’m going to tell you all about later).  After the three-day event, we decided to explore its capital Kunming before going back to Manila. As luck would have it, we were there just when the 19th Cherry Blossoms Festival opened! Our friend,…

  • Camino Ignaciano,  Spain,  Spiritual Travel

    JesCom presents 2018 Lenten Special, “Sangandaan: Paghahanap kay Hesus sa Camino Ignaciano”

      Remember my 15-day pilgrimage in Spain last year? I wrote a little bit about it here. Well, finally, we’re airing our documentary about it next week! Read on:   Jesuit Communications Foundation (JesCom), the media arm of the Philippine province of the Society of Jesus, has been presenting Lenten TV specials during the Holy Week through the years. This year, JesCom offers “Sangandaan: Paghahanap kay Hesus sa Camino Ignaciano,” a documentary about a group of pilgrims who retraced the route that St. Ignatius of Loyola took in 1522 in order to become a true soldier of Christ.     “Sangandaan” airs on ABS-CBN Channel 2 on March 30, Good…