San Fernando City, Pampanga

It was a Sunday filled with fun as I, together with my niece and nephew, traveled to Pampanga to bond.

The trip to Pampanga was actually for the last day of the 22nd Philippine International Hot Air Baloon Fiesta, and our little tour of San Fernando City came as an impromptu sidetrip when Clark field became too hot for comfort at around 9 AM. Continue reading San Fernando City, Pampanga

The 22nd Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta

I love early morning bus rides. It is, for me, therapeutic – that feeling that I will be able to escape, even just for a while, from my daily routine and from my ever-so-familiar surroundings and become just another stranger in an unfamiliar environment. Continue reading The 22nd Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta


It’s my third time in Rosario, Batangas, all because of big events in one of my friends’ life.

I first set foot on the Calabarzon town some seven years ago for the wedding of Mylene. A year after that, her mom passed away.

Yesterday, I was back in Rosario for her father’s burial.

All three events included a trip to Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Parish located at the town center. Continue reading Rosario