BenJan Junk Art – Transforming Waste Into Special Things

Art is everywhere and it comes in many forms. Many of us are probably most familiar with arts like paintings, sculpture, poetry, music, photography. There is one less familiar art form and it’s called “Junk Art”. “Junk Art” a term coined in 1961 by British art critic and curator Lawrence Alloway to describe artworks made mainly from scrap materials, fabric swatches, broken-up machineries, and other “waste” materials. Recently, I met one artist whose body of work belongs to the category of Junk Art, Benjie Jance. Ben or Benjie has been into this junk art hobby of re-creating, recycling, Continue Reading

Regular and Special Holidays of 2017 and Long Weekend Dates

2017 holidays

President Duterte has signed Proclamation No. 50, Series of 2016 declaring the 2017 Holidays both Regular and Special (non-working) Holidays. What this means? Vacation dates plotting time for travelistas in preparation of promo fares. 😀 If you are employed, may I suggest time your vacation during the long weekends of 2017? This way your vacation […]

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Bohol Tour via Tubigon – Itinerary and Highlights

Bohol Tour via Tubigon

We visited Bohol again! The first time we visited the land of chocolate hills was 2011, then again just last June 2016. We followed a different Bohol Tour itinerary for our first and second time. I’ll be laying out the highlights of the second tour. Hopefully it can give light in case you are confuse […]

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How to go to Marinduque from Lucena Dalahican

Last week after the Pahiyas Festival 2016, we pushed on and traveled to Marinduque Island. Marinduque is one of those special places in the Philippines that I really want to set foot on. For one, it is what many considered as the heart and the center of the country. Second, there is an allure to […]

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South Cebu DIY Itinerary – Kawasan Canyoneering, Whale Shark Watching, Sumilon, Carcar, Osmena Peak, and Simala

South Cebu Do It Yourself Itinerary

If you have booked a piso fare going to Cebu, where do you want to spend it? Cebu Island has tons of choices from north to south, from west to east. But the rage right now is to go to the south. What’s in the south cebu side? A LOT of amazing waterfalls, white sand […]

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How to Commute to Taytay Falls of Majayjay Laguna

Taytay Falls Majayjay Laguna

Laguna is amazingly rich in natural scenic spots and majestic waterfalls! I am sure you have heard of Pagsanjan Falls, Hulugan Falls of Luisiana, Bukal or Kilangin Falls of Liliw, Bunga Falls of Nagcarlan, Buntot Palos Falls of Pangil, Buruwisan Falls of Siniloan, Taytay Falls of Majayjay, and I could go on and on…! Now […]

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Fun With Toys: A Tale of Adventure By Dancing Groot

Funko Pop Dancing Groot

I was unboxing my Funko Pop Dancing Groot and Harry Potter characters bought from last weekend toy hunting in Greenhills Shopesville. My intention was just to photograph them as is, in the box, and out of it. I spied at the corner of my eyes my other toys all lined-up under our tv. A thought […]

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