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Strawberry Jam Cookies

STRAWBERRY jam cookies

No trip to Baguio City is complete without a visit to the Good Shepherd Convent on Gibraltar Road. In the convent store overlooking the pine trees and rolling hills of Baguio, the nuns sell bottles of strawberry jams and preserves, ube jam, adobo peanuts and cashew brittle, as well as guava jelly, pickles, assorted pastries and, appropriately enough, a delicacy called angel cookies.

Posted: November 27th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Food,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Going into the ‘heart’ of Baguio

BAGUIO’S Mines View Park offers a perfect view of the old mines of Benguet province.  

Baguio City’s tourist season has officially started this month with the annual mining convention and a golf tournament ushering in at least 15,000 visitors.

Posted: November 19th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

She found health and a new mission in her mother’s garden


Therese Jison was busy reading her telex (the forerunner of today’s e-mail) when a familiar pain struck her. She woke up her husband, and asked him to rush her to the hospital. He did, wearing his pants inside out, as he saw one side of Therese’s face droop.

Posted: May 11th, 2014 in Headlines,Sunday Lifestyle,Travel | Read More »

When the best way to go to Baguio was by train


It will soon be Holy Week. The heat in Manila has people thinking of an escape to cooler climes. I wonder who will brave the traffic and trek up to Baguio. It is crazy to be on the road on that last week of Lent. Friends of mine tried it last year, and it took almost 10 hours to get to Kennon.

Posted: April 6th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Headlines,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

From Dulaang UP Baguio, a play that celebrates Kankana-ey culture

STUDENTS in Besao,Mt. Province, during an interactive moment in

“Kastoy ti ag-tadek, Banting! (This is how you do the tadek, Banting!),” shouts Kankana-ey Apong Uban (Andrei Domogo). Then, he stomps one foot and raises both hands.

Posted: March 1st, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »