Tattooed by Wang-od, the Mambabatok

My decision to get a tattoo from Wang-od sprung from my want to have my very first tattoo, and what would be greater than having it in a traditional way, right? And at the same time, inserting it in my solo backpacking adventure. It’s crossing off two items from my bucket list in one trip (although,…

Calligraphy and Fruit Shakes

Yesterday, our department, OR-DR-PACU had a rummage sale. One of my colleagues who loves calligraphy brought her friend Denise Silva of Tigbato to display her stuff as well. I had known Ms. Denise from my sister who tells me about art events due to Mayad’s connections to these kind of stuff. And I saw her…

Escolta! Architectural Appreciation with Kat

Since I’ll have a very early flight to Manila (12:05 AM) and I will have an overnight bus trip to Sagada, I decided to ask my friend Kat who was my very first couchsurfer and whose work and passion is all about heritage sites to tour me around her workplace. I didn’t actually expect her…