Five hours north of Manila lies the province of Pangasinan. Known for its delicious food—mangoes, boneless bangus and Calasiao puto—awe-inspiring beaches, marine parks and the Hundred Islands, Pangasinan is definitely a treasure trove for the senses. Most importantly, for the faithful Catholics, Pangasinan is also home to Our Lady of Manaoag.
Tessa!By Tessa Prieto-Valdes
What’s on your bucket list? Camino de Santiago de Compostela was not originally on my bucket list, but after completing the pilgrimage earlier this year, it’s an item I would heartily suggest that you add to yours.
By Ramon H. Royandoyan
The youth as inheritor, protector and promoter of cultural heritage was the focus of Angat Kabataan, the unique yearly gathering of youth leaders from all over the country during National Heritage Month. This year, Angat Kabataan, supported by the National Commission for Culture and the Arts, was held May 1-5 in Iloilo.
By Amadís Ma. Guerrero
A walk in and around Daet, capital of Camarines Norte, is a stroll through history, a heritage mini-tour. There are historical churches, museums, landmarks and monuments to the past.
Roots and WingsBy Cathy Babao-Guballa
The gulls welcome you as you cross a suspended bridge that connects to the Outer Banks of North Carolina. It’s the very same road that Richard Gere navigates in the film “Nights in Rodanthe.”
By Cheche V. Moral
You get used to the sight of them soon enough: men, women and older children in hiking boots, rucksacks and a seemingly ubiquitous walking stick. They traverse on foot through wheat fields and roadsides, on bikes in the highways, sometimes in packs, most often by their lonesome. But these aren’t your regular backpackers. It’s a [...]
By Josephine Darang
Monsignor Manuel Gabriel, parish priest and rector of St. Andrew Cathedral, launched last May 31 the feast of the Visitation, the pilgrimage months of June, July and August in honor of Parañaque’s patroness, Nuestra Señora del Buen Suceso (Our Lady of Good Events). A special altar for “Nana Ciso” was built at the left side [...]