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 …

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 …

Notes on the Camino Ignaciano: Communing with Nature at the Aizkorri-Artz Natural Park

  Day 2:  Arantzazu to Araia  Distance:  17.7 kilometers   You were told that in terms of difficulty,  it would be a moderate walk. But that you could handle it despite the 17.7-kilometer distance. And besides, the Aizkorri-Artz Natural Park is beautiful! Questions arise: will you make it? More importantly, will you make it in one piece? …

JesCom invites pilgrims to join Camino Ignaciano

If you’re into contemplative walking and are thinking of going on a pilgrimage, why not join the Camino Ignaciano in Spain this September? Jesuit Communications Foundation (JesCom), the media arm of the Philippine province of the Society of Jesus, invites travel enthusiasts to join Camino Ignaciano, a pilgrimage that traces the journey taken by St. …

Things to Do in Belem, Portugal

NOTE: This entry is in Tagalog. For my non-Tagalog/Filipino-speaking readers, kindly turn on your favorite web translator.   Halos magwa-walong taon na nang huli akong mapadpad sa Portugal. Pero ang huling bisitang ito ay nananatiling sariwa sa aking isipan. Hindi kalabisan kung sabihing “parang kahapon lang.” Totoo. Parang kahapon lang nang maglakad ako sa Rossio …