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Post Scripts from 香港
Bobi Rodero

Sat 27th August 2011

If you’re fed up with staring at yet another Prada bag, in Hong Kong there are places to escape to that are devoid of concrete slabs and airconditioning. And you don’t even have to go very far, because Hong Kong is only 1,078 square kilometers, comprising Hong Kong Island (77.5 square kilometres); Kowloon (45.5 square kilometres); and the New Territories, including 235 outlying islands (955 square kilometres).
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With a population of over 7 million, Hong Kong at some point had the most densely populated areas in the world, especially that the country is hilly to mountainous, with steep slopes and natural harbours. This, of course, leaves the outlying islands with their inhabitable but beautiful terrain untouched.
Camp Kasal
Bobi Rodero

Sat 30th April 2011

When a descendant of a prominent family in Negros Island gets married, the wedding guests are usually treated to a lavish reception in a five star hotel. But not the daughter of my friend, Tess Milabo Mamangun, a great granddaughter of a famous local hero, General Juan Araneta, a valiant Ilonggo who led a successful revolution against the Spaniards on November 5, 1898 and immortalized in a monument in Bago City plaza.
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MorePost Scripts from the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Bobi Rodero

When I moved to London in December 1992, it never occured to me to become a citizen of...
MorePost Scripts from Macau
Bobi Rodero  

Macau is the most popular destinations for Filipinos in Hong Kong. But not for its casinos and historical...
MorePost Scripts from Bacolod City
Bobi Rodero

My last visit to the Philippines was the shortest, 49 hours and 35 minutes (from touch down to...
MorePost Scripts from Madrid, Spain
Bobi Rodero

Last winter was my 17th in London and the most severe in so many years. The snow was...
MorePost Script from The South of France
Bobi Rodero

Two years ago I went to France, a country famous for its food, to ironically fast. My best friend, who...
MorePost Scripts from Luxembourg
Bobi Rodero

Nobody really flies to Luxembourg in the winter when it is bitterly cold. But if you are a Filipino you...
MorePost Script from San Francisco
Bobi Rodero

I have many times been asked why I travel to the US very often when the cultural attractions of Europe...
MorePost Scripts from Florida
Bobi Rodero

One of the advantages of being a Filipino is that you can actually travel around the world without having to...

Post Scripts

MorePAPAL NUNCIO CELEBRATES PENAFRANCIA FIESTA AT PENRITH-AUSTRALIA
Noe Adan

The Papal Nuncio, His Excellency, Most Rev. Adolfo Tito Yllana, was the main celebrant during the special Marian mass of Our Lady of Penafrancia on Sep 16, at St Nicholas of Myra Church in Penrith....
MoreThe Inauguration of the Philippine Australian Arts, Culture and Innovation Central (ACI Central) 2
Richard J. Ford

The official inauguration of the Philippine Australian Arts, Culture and Innovation Central 2 by NARRA Co-operative Ltd and Plaza Filipino Inc. was...
MoreThe 1st Golden Balangay Awards: A Night to Celebrate & Remember
Claire Dela Gana

Achievers, movers and shakers gather for the first-ever nationwide search for outstanding Filipino Canadians
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MoreCulinary Cities of the World: Manila - Culinary Demo in Toronto
Jojo Taduran

Hidden Flavours of Philippine Kitchens
 
Culinary Cities of the World is back! The Centre for Hospitality and Culinary Arts...
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