Suyo, Ilocos Sur

Last weekend D and I drove to the northern part of the Philippines on to Suyo, Ilocos Sur. He’s been there before and was raving about how he liked the place and how everyone he met there was kind and friendly. Because it would be a long drive (333 kilometers away from Metro Manila), we… Continue reading Suyo, Ilocos Sur

Palacio De Memoria

We recently visited the Palacio De Memoria, a restored pre-war mansion that stands prominently along Roxas Boulevard in Paranaque City. It was built in the late 1930s, and was originally a seaside two-storey building. Its first owners were Don Antonio Melian y Pavia, and Dona Margarita Melian y Zobel de Ayala. The Battle of Manila… Continue reading Palacio De Memoria