TRAVEL: The Transplanted Ilonggo Bacolod Tour 

Shot from the patio of our house in Cadiz City, Hacienda Luis My family has roots in Bacolod and Iloilo, so I decided to feature our annual Bacolod summer vacation haunts for this Officially Philippines travel feature. The article is all about seeing the capital city of Negros Occidental through a native’s eyes. Read the […]

TRAVEL: Sun, sand and sea – Batangas style – October 19, 2011 

Jumping off at Tali’s famous cliff

This round-up of accessible, affordable beaches in Batangas, which includes stops at Tali, Calatagan and Manila, appeared in Officially Philippines in October 2011.

Fools Like Us 

Dealing with mother-and-daughter relationships, fidelity and family, “Fools Like Us” appeared in two May 2004 issues of the Philippine Graphic and was one of the last stories chosen by the late Nick Joaquin for publication. Download and read Fools Like Us here. Or read the scans (click to enlarge):Part 1 – May 10, 2004 Part 2 […]


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