Archive for March, 2010

Visita Iglesia 2010: A short tour of some of Manila’s historic churches

posted by: Prime Sarmiento

Growing up in a devout Catholic family means spending a lot of time hearing mass in any place where there’s a Catholic church. And in a predominantly Catholic Philippines, that’s very easy as Filipinos don’t only go to church on Sundays- the traditional day of obligation. For people like my mother, every day is church day, with each day dedicated to a specific church (i.e. Wednesdays are devoted to Baclaran, to say the novena to Our Lady of Perpetual Help, while Friday means a trip to Quiapo to pay homage to the Black Nazarene. (read more here)

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Postcard Moment: London Eye

The London Eye at Night

Happy Paddy Day!

Leprchaun, Leprchaun, wherefore art thou?

Women and Health: Five tips for staying fit while on the road

posted by Prime Sarmiento

I was sick the past few days. Must be the El Nino. The weather here in Manila is hitting as much as 35.8 degrees Celsius and everyone – from farmers to urbanites – are suffering from the heat wave. (read more here)