Tips to become a ‘responsible’ traveler, says UNWTO
Advice / Places / Recreation / Tourism

Tips to become a ‘responsible’ traveler, says UNWTO

A manual campaigning for travelers to become more responsible tourists has recently been launched by the United Nations’ World Tourism Organization. The campaign came in light of tourists “behaving badly” across Europe and causing uproars among the locals. Wanna become a better tourist? Perhaps these five tips, lifted from the UNWTO manual can help you: … Continue reading

Jen Padernal: World-class educator
People of the South / School Life / School News / School Personalities / Sci-Tech

Jen Padernal: World-class educator

“Consider every opportunity and every single day as a blessing and make sure that you share these blessings with the rest of the world.”   – Jen Padernal It never occurred to Ms. Jenielyn “Jen” Espineli-Padernal that her name would one day be synonymous with education and technology. She never even expected that she would be … Continue reading

The ‘Lakbay Lahi’ Experience: A Raw and Organic Improvisation of Ethnic Filipino Music
Arts and Music / Culture / Entertainment

The ‘Lakbay Lahi’ Experience: A Raw and Organic Improvisation of Ethnic Filipino Music

I saw Lakbay Lahi perform many times in Dasma, Cavite and they’re not some typical band playing and tweaking with amplified instruments – the guitar, the effects pedal, the drums, and the keyboard, etc. They don’t even have a vocalist! I watched them… NO, I experienced them – YES! That’s the perfect word – and … Continue reading

Filipino film ‘NAKAW’ bags awards at international film festivals
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Filipino film ‘NAKAW’ bags awards at international film festivals

Cavite filmmakers Alvin Belarmino and Noel Escondo’s short film Nakaw has been bagging awards in prestigious international film festivals recently. Nakaw, which stars Kristoffer King, won Best Director and Best Cinematography at the Short + Sweet Film Festival International Gala night August 24, 2017 at the historic Egyptian Theater in Hollywood California USA. The film … Continue reading