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  • Definitely Filipina Travel

    Ibla in Summertime

    They say “we are the memories we keep”: I feel so fortunate to have happened upon Ibla, a picturesque town in Sicily. I wouldn’t have gone had I not accompanied Marcus who is competing…

    July 21, 2017
  • Near the Duomo

    Hello from Sicily

    Bongiorno! It’s been a while since I last updated this blog. My last entry was about Donald Trump and how I believed there was no way he would win. Six months on since he…

    July 17, 2017
  • Definitely Filipina Travel

    Please dump the Trump

    To the United States of America, I love you very much. I’m the best friend you have from afar. I love your people, your sense of fun and your immense ability to support the brightest…

    October 10, 2016
  • Definitely Filipina Travel

    An R is not an R

    Lesson on speaking French Try not to think of this letter as an R. The French R is nothing like the English R (pronounced in the middle of the mouth) or the Spanish R (pronounced in the front…

    June 28, 2014
  • Travel

    Manila on my mind

    The Filipino community twitterverse has been quite indignant that author Dan Brown of the ‘Da Vinci Code’ fame, described Manila as the ‘gates of hell’ in his latest novel titled ‘Inferno’. I haven’t read…

    May 29, 2013