The Mass Transit Tour: Retelling the Story of Mass Transit in the Philippines

Angela Piguing Simply put, commuting refers to how we practice moving around through mass transportation. Manila in particular is quite notorious for its traffic, especially during peak hours. Nonetheless, the creation of mass-transit themed tours provides an opportunity to immerse ourselves in its current situation, while also learning about its history.  Mass transit is a…

La Naval de Manila

Text: Adam Daniel Reyes | Edited: Diego TorresFirst Release: 11 Oct 2020 Before its destruction during the Second World War, the Walled City of Intramuros at the heart of Manila was the center of religious life and pageantry of the city. Within its moss covered perimeter walls stood numerous centuries old religious institutions, such as…

World Architecture Day: Celebrating Manila’s Built Heritage and their Architects

Text: Riel A. A. Diala | Graphics: Jeremiah Inocencio Manila is a city that lies at the crossroads of civilizations, between Asia and the Western world. This rich history of cultural exchanges produced a cityscape that was a fusion of influences froma cross the globe. This is best seen in Manila’s built-heritage structures, physical reminders…