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PinayTraveller Recommends: Nicto’s Coffee Shop in Pasig

Nicto’s Coffee Shop is one of the newest establishments to open along the booming Capitol Drive in Brgy. Kapitolyo, Pasig City. But what sets it apart from other coffee shops is the personalized service given by the family behind it. Nicto’s strives to create a warm environment where one can enjoy good conversations and make …

Food, Entertainment and Culture Philippines

The Tattooed Women of Kalinga

In the  last five years or so, the last living Kalinga tattoo artist of her generation, Apo Whang Od, has received so much attention both in the Philippines and the rest of the world. Her village is now a seeming pilgrimage site with tourists scaling its mountainous terrain in the hopes of receiving her three …

Europe Food, Entertainment and Culture London

The Beauty of Brick Lane, London



  The narrow London road called Brick Lane is renowned for its row of old yet beautiful brick buildings. Many of these buildings are now home to some fascinating tourist attractions including vintage clothing boutiques, specialty coffee shops, the Old Truman Brewery, the famous Brick Lane Market, and some of the best street art in …

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 …

Food, Entertainment and Culture Philippines

TARLAC: A Feast for the Senses

  From ylang-ylang oil extraction, animal raising and vegetable farming, to modern churches and classic dishes, TARLAC is truly a feast for the senses. It’s an agricultural province that is often overlooked, yet its offerings can be smelled, seen, felt, and tasted in every town.   Follow your nose The hint of floral notes wafting …

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 …