National Museum of the Fine Arts

National Museum of the Philippines

I love art in general. However, art that has been part of a country’s history is something worth putting my attention to. It gives me an idea of how its people lived in the past just by looking at them. This is why got really excited when I found out that I would be able to visit and marvel at some of the exhibits of the National Museum of the Philippines.

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Ilocosighting (Day 3)

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We are now on the last day of our Ilocos excursion. It’s the third day, and we were greeted with a cloudy morning. I had hoped that it will not rain nor it will be too hot throughout the day.

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Ilocosighting (Day 1)

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Historical sites, beautiful shores, and delicious food. These are few of the many highlights I experienced during this particular trip. Yes, we’ve come to the 4th part of my “northern experience”. This time, Jona and I traveled to the north western part of Luzon. We visited the Ilocos region.

To take you back, here are the other entries regarding my trip:

  1. A Trip To The North To Meet Jon
  2. Intramuros: the Walled City
  3. Art Appreciation: Art in Island x Yuchengco Museum x Ayala Museum

During the planning phase, Jona initially booked our tour with Shawn Sam Travel Tours. I don’t know what happened, but later we found out that we got transferred to a different agency called Costa Travel and Tours. By the way, I am not paid to write this. 😉 Continue reading

Art Appreciation: Art in Island x Yuchengco Museum x Ayala Museum

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I love anything that stimulates my eyes, and leaves me with a weird yet contented feeling at the same time. One of them is art.

This will be the 3rd installment of my “northern experience”, and I’ll be tackling about the museums I visited.

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Aze Ong: Breathing Life into Crocheted Pieces

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Who says crochet is only limited to garments? Well, this notion was proven wrong by artist Aze Ong. She has been making rounds in the country, touching people with her art.

I was given a chance to witness how beautiful her creations are. I stumbled upon a Facebook sponsored post by Art Portal, calling all people to drop by their place for her exhibit. I had nothing to do at that time (and it’s free) so, I jumped in. Continue reading