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Within the Walls of Intramuros

On a sunny Saturday morning at Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila, I look around, trying to locate the taxi stand. 200 meters to my right, less than ten cabs are parked while the drivers are having their morning banters. I walk towards them and […]


Intramuros: The Heart of Spanish Manila

The Philippines was once a Spanish colony for about three centuries. This has influenced many aspects of Filipinos’ life, including religion (more than 80% of the Filipinos are Roman Catholic), culture and architecture, to name some. Even until now, beautiful old buildings from Spanish era […]