To the southern tip of Spain

  Location: Tarifa ~ Zahara de los Atunes ~ Barbate ~ Conil  Almost 70 km away from Madrid, the scenic 7-hour road-trip all the way to Tarifa gives vacationers a different look of Spain. After passing by the different southern cities such as Jaen, Granada, and Marbella, you notice the hills getting… greener; full of…

Roaming Rome

A journey into the past. A combination of art, history, and class, Rome undoubtedly succeeds in being one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Walking around its cobblestone streets, eating gelato or having wine and sitting on the terrace chairs, you can actually feel that you are now a part of this rich…

Aquí, allí, a Cordoba

Las calles de Cordoba ~ Streets of Cordoba   Las terrazas ~ The terraces   Alrededor de la Mezquita-Catedral de Cordoba – Around the Mosque-Cathedral of Cordoba   Dentro de la mezquita-catedral ~ Inside the mosque-cathedral   El torre del alminar – The bell tower    

Sail away with me, to Sicily

♫ “Sail away with me, Honey. Put my heart in your hand. Sail away with me Honey, now. Now.” ♫ I woke up to the swaying of the boat. How could you keep sleeping when you’re constantly being rocked side to side? It was time to get up anyway. I had been sleeping inside a cabin for…

Art from War: Berlin

A collection of photos of the street-art scene in Berlin, Germany. Taken in 2013 The Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe What remains now of the Berlin wall are expressions of peace, love and hate in the form of art.  What once divided a nation, now brings people to the understanding of the importance…

Subterranean Waterway

From the mountains to the caves   There are 5 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the Philippines: Tubbataha Reef National Marine Park, the Rice Terraces of the Philippines Cordilleras, the Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park, the Historic Town of Vigan, and the Baroque Churches of the Philippines. In 2011, I, along with a few…

BIG STEPS

8 days well spent in the Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras THE TRIP As part of a project with UNESCO and the ICT Office of the Department of Science and Technology, Philippines, we were tasked to document the World Heritage Sites of the country. Our first destination was Tubbataha Reef. For the second site,…

The World Below Us

Falling in love with the ocean TUBBATAHA REEF If you’re a diver, and you love diving in tropical waters, Tubbataha Reef is, most probably, a dive destination which you have heard about. Most would say that it is the most beautiful dive destination in the world, more beautiful than the Great Barrier Reef, or the…