Itsukushima Shrine (厳島神社 Itsukushima-jinja) Miyajima, Hatsukaichi City, Hiroshima Pref., Japan 0

Miyajima: Floating Torii of Itsukushima Shrine

You’ve seen this iconic image in other media, but you don’t know it by name. This is the centuries-old Itsukushima Shrine (厳島神社, Itsukushima Jinja), located in Itsukushima Island (popularly known as Miyajima) in the city of Hatsukaichi, Hiroshima Prefecture. The...

Hiroshima Peace Memorial 原爆ドーム Genbaku Dōmu, Hiroshima, Japan 3

Hiroshima: Atomic Bomb Dome, A Haunting Monument

Being a part of the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, this is the preserved ruins of the building in the aftermath of the Atomic bombings of August 6, 1945. This building, formerly known as the Hiroshima Prefectural Industrial Promotion Hall, was...

Rizal Shrine, Calamba, Laguna 0

Calamba: Rizal Shrine (Gallery)

The Rizal Shrine is a reproduction of the original two-story, Spanish-Colonial style house in Calamba, Laguna where José Rizal was born on June 19, 1861. Rizal is regarded as one of the greatest national heroes of the Philippines. The house...

Camp John Hay, Baguio City 0

Baguio: Camp John Hay’s 10 Places to Explore

A former military station of the United States Army established in the 1900s during the Philippine-American War. Because of favorable cool climate, the site was chosen as the reserved campsite for soldiers and was named Camp John Hay in 1903...

Gabriela Silang-Cariño Gallery of Fine Arts, Tayum, Abra 4

Tayum: Gabriela Cariño-Silang Gallery of Fine Arts

NOTE: The place is under renovation during our visit.  We’re still thankful that we were welcomed there despite the ongoing development. Located in Tayum, Abra, this museum houses various books, portraits and other priceless works of art. Among these are works...

Darigayos Cove, Luna, La Union 4

Luna: Discover Darigayos Cove

Ever since the flock discovered the Balaoan-Luna route going north, the journey for us it not complete without passing by here. This part of the route is quiet, full of trees and scenic, especially during sunset. And we stop only...

The Ruins (Talisay, Negros Occidental) 0

Talisay: The Ruins, Beauty Amidst the Ruins

Dubbed as the “Taj Mahal of Negros” by Rappler, a sad love story lies behind the cement remains. It was built in the early 1900s in remembrance of Don Mariano Ledesma Lacson’s wife, Maria Braga Lacson, which was died while...