For all their tech know-how, Japan is probably not the top of mind when it comes to Art, at least of the western kind. However, being an erudite society, I guess it is commonplace for them to find ads for Art Exhibits in Public Places. For example, they’re bringing freakin’ Vermeer to Osaka, and there […]Read More Almost Vermeer and some Street Art in Osaka
It was a weekday on the last few weeks of January and the weather sucked. It was cloudy and raining from time to time, a kind of rain where your feet will get soaked only a few minutes in. What I had planned was a McDonald’s trip because the cousin’s wife would like to have some McDonald’s, and […]Read More How do you show a Balikbayan Around Metro Manila in 3 days: Be Spontaneous – Unplanned things happened in Taal (Part 2)
Gather all your Docs: 2×2 Photo, Passport, Hotel Reservation, Round Trip Airplane Tickets, Proof of Income: ITR, Employment Certificate, Bank Deposit Certificate addressed to the Turkish Embassy Consul. Proof of Intent to Return to the Philippines: Land Registry Certificates, Bank Deposit (too), Leave Approval Form from your HR. Applied for Travel Insurance in WorldNomads.com Group […]Read More Applying for a Turkey Tourist Visa in the Philippines for us Mortals without a US, Schengen or UK Visa in the year 2016
On Kung Paano ako Naging Leading Lady Managed to catch the last few runs of it in Greenbelt OnStage Was hoping to watch Bituin Escalante in the starring role but I get to watch Frenchie Dy instead. Frenchie’s not bad, but I was hoping for an intense performance. She was quite believable as the good ate […]Read More July 2015 in Plays: Kung Paano ako Naging Leading Lady and No Filter: Let’s talk about me
I’ve been following 98B’s FB page for a while and I’ve been eyeing their Monthly Market over at Escolta. With 98B being an independent artist-run initiative, I could only imagine the selection of items being sold (or in this case, the concessionaires they’ve allowed to sell at their Market). I was expecting nothing less than interesting, and […]Read More Finally: 98B’s Saturday Future Market at Escolta: August 2014 Edition
Generation Gap is the wittiest thing that I could come up with right now regarding these two films that I’ve watched in today’s Cinemalaya lineup. On one hand you have the story of two married UP professors in their midlives dealing with their issues in Giancarlo Abrahan’s Dagitab, and on the other you have the the […]Read More Cinemalaya X 2014 (Day 2): Dagitab, #Y – Generation Gap
Cinemalaya 2014 Day 1 was my stressful films day: Kasal and The Janitor.Read More Cinemalaya X 2014 (Day 1): Kasal, The Janitor – Medyo Stress. Medyo lang.