Tagged: Shrine

Tirad Pass National Park, Gregorio Del Pilar, Ilocos Sur 3

Trek to Historic Tirad Pass

Located in the mountainous town of Gregorio del Pilar, it is the site of the infamous Battle of Tirad Pass where valiant Filipinos led by General Gregorio del Pilar defended General Emilio Aguinaldo from the advancing American forces. It is...

Cats! Cats! Cats! Caaaaats!(Gotokuji Temple, Tokyo) 0

Gotokuji Temple and the Legend of the Beckoning Cat

I know you’re very familiar with the beckoning lucky cat that greets customers in stores in Divisoria, Binondo or in any Filipino-Chinese-owned stores. These cat figures are considered to be lucky as it is believed to be encouraging customers and...

Osu Kannon Temple (Nagoya, Japan) 4

Hodgepodge of Fashion and Culture at Osu District

A visit to Nagoya will never be complete without visiting the Osu District. If Tokyo has the Akihabara and Osaka has the Denden Town, Osu serves as their counterparts in Nagoya. OSU SHOPPING DISTRICT Osu Shopping District is a popular shopping...

The spot where the Supremo was murdered. A mural forming the word BAYANI. 2

Trek in Historic Maragondon

When you hear Maragondon and Bonifacio, most certainly only one thought comes to your mind: it is the site of the ruthless murder of the Supremo of the Katipunan and his brother Procopio, which itself is a result of an...

The Obelisk of Capas National Shrine. If you are interested about Philippine History, then, this is one of the places for you to visit. 5

Capas Shrine: Honouring the Fallen

I admit that I am a history buff. Especially, when it is about the Philippine history. That’s why visiting historical places gives me excitement and thrill. But for our destination, Capas Shrine, what we felt is not excitement, but reverence....

Korea War Memorial 0

Immortalizing Heroes at Korea War Memorial

We’re already been in Seoul, so we wasted no opportunity in visiting the Korea War Memorial. That’s why immediately after buying some computer electronic stuffs in Yongsan (considered the Greenhills/Gilmore of Seoul), we were invited by our friend, Sir Donald to...