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Re-discovering Zesty Zamboanga!


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Mention Zamboanga, and images of colorful vintas immediately come to mind. The striped sails of this traditional fishing vessel are said to represent the diverse culture and history of the Muslim community.

Posted: January 5th, 2013 in Columns,Featured Columns,Sunday Inquirer Magazine | Read More »

Riding the River Wild


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Extremely shy and low-key, casual and sporting a goatee, Manix Abrera is the last person you’d imagine leading a cult. But he is—in a sense. The 30-year-old cartoonist is the creator of the “Kikomachine” comic strip, whose books are among the country’s best-sellers.

Posted: August 4th, 2012 in Columns,Featured Columns,Sunday Inquirer Magazine | Read More »

The spa that Pinatubo built

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Our 4 x 4 vehicle thudded along the scorched gravel road, forcefully freewheeling its way over the uneven terrain. The landscape was a sea of sunburned land and hills of towering ash set against a backdrop of a perfect blue sky.

Posted: June 2nd, 2012 in Sunday Inquirer Magazine | Read More »

Airsoft’s die hard appeal

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The bullets whizzed above my head and tore into the shrubs and tree branches as I slowly raised my head from the tangle of grass to seek out the rest of my companions. I knew the situation was dire, but I had no inkling it was practically hopeless. I realized I was on my own, the last person standing (or rather crawling) from our team of 10 who set out to test our airsoft mettle against Baguio’s veterans of the game.

Posted: May 5th, 2012 in Sunday Inquirer Magazine | Read More »

An over the top Valentine trip

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TASTEFUL AND TASTY SOUVENIRS: Intricate beadwork by T'boli women and assorted tilapia dishes (Photo by Kara Santos)

The town of Lake Sebu in South Cotabato is one of the Philippines’ hidden travel gems. Culture, nature and adventure-Lake Sebu has it all. Though it may not be the easiest place to get to, the town is rapidly gaining popularity as a tourist destination, thanks to its unique attractions.

Posted: February 4th, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Photos & Videos,Sunday Inquirer Magazine | Read More »

Laid-back in La Union

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Pro surfer Luke Landringan (right), who runs the Billabong Surf School in La Union, poses with student surfers from Manila. Photo by Don Lejano/INQUIRER.net

Sun, sand and surf may not exactly be your first images of Christmas. For most people, December in Manila means overindulging in cholesterol-rich party food, getting stuck in snarled traffic, getting harassed over last-minute shopping and gritting their teeth over the parking crunch in jam-packed malls.

Posted: December 3rd, 2011 in Sunday Inquirer Magazine | Read More »

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