Minalungao

It’s the first days of summer, and this draft has been on the back burner giving way to other bigger trips I’ve had. So before I start writing about my next destination, which took place last month in an icy setting and is the exact opposite of what we will be experiencing in the coming … Continue reading Minalungao

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Panag-apoy: A Sagada Ritual

In Sagada like the rest of the country, All Saint’s Day is the day they gather together and remember the departed. But while it is common to light a candle or two, the indigenous community of Sagada, instead burn wood from old pine, locally known as “saeng”. The Panag-apoy, as the Kankanays call this ritual, … Continue reading Panag-apoy: A Sagada Ritual

Hanoi Heritage

Credits: Papers by Shabby Miss Jenn Designs, Sahlin Studio and Scrapmuss Designs; Name Tag by Pri Rocha and Vellum Floral Sticker by Shabby Miss Jenn Designs It was a quick trip to Hanoi… just four days. Got to admit, it was way too short, but a quick getaway was all we can spare. There will … Continue reading Hanoi Heritage