Marikina — Exploring the Book Museum cum Ethnology Center

My visit to the Book Museum cum Ethnology Center in Marikina City got me thinking. If I could travel the world, what memorabilia will I keep? Should I collect Starbucks mugs and keychains as almost everyone I know? Or should I build my own collection of the things that remind me of that country’s people and culture? The latter was what the President of Rex Group of Companies, Atty....

“Tie a String Around the World” Opens at the Vargas Museum on Dec 9

Tie a String Around the World UP Vargas Museum, 1F & 3F Galleries Opening on December 9, 2016, Friday at 6 p.m. RSVP: info@philartvenicebiennale.net, (+632) 527 2175 The UP Vargas Museum opens Tie A String Around the World on December 9 at 6 in the evening. This homecoming re-stages the Philippines’ official exhibition at the Venice Art Biennale in 2015, 51 years after its first...

6 Places To Visit in Baguio

March 2014 – Some of my closest friends have said at some point that they’re done with Manila and they’re leaving for Baguio to become a nun or an artist or a recluse, etc. My friend Elvina is not one of those people. I think she's always had a love and hate relationship with Baguio, having spent a whole year living there as a student. This month, we rediscovered the City of...