Greener way to welcome the New Year


2013 is now two days away! What could be more fun to welcome the new year than by making noise and setting off fireworks?  Yes, fireworks has been so much a part of peoples' culture. It seems to be woven into the very fabric of almost all nations that an occasion cannot be complete without [...]

New Year’s resolution tips for a healthier environment


It's almost 2013! And we're beginning to hear again the proverbial words, "New Year's Resolutions".  While many people seem to be passive about the idea, there are really those who are keen about making a list of New Year's resolutions. Whether you believe in making resolutions for the coming year or not, I am making [...]

Lazi Convent: a national landmark on Siquijor Island


Siquijor Island may be a tiny place, but it is rich in natural wonders as well as in structures of historical and architectural value.  For one, it is home to the largest and oldest convent in Asia. The Lazi Convent on the southern edge of Siquijor island is recognized as one of the historical landmarks [...]

The Wave: reminiscing the Jurassic Age


This multi-coloured sandstone rock formation is a popular attraction and hiking destination on the Colorado Plateau, near the Utah and Arizona (USA) border. Believed to be approximately 190 million years old, this natural wonder is truly a gift of God to us. The Wave has survived millions of weather, may it forever be preserved for [...]