If you want to find out how Filipinos observe Easter, go spend the Holy Week in Pampanga where they still hold live crucifixions as a form of penance.
Mt. Gulugod Baboy in Mabini, Batangas is a must for those who appreciate beauty and seek the serenity that only being up in the mountains can bring.
On my third visit to HCMC, Vietnam, I took my time and met more people, both locals and foreigners who had grown to love Saigon like I did.
I am going back to Saigon! The first time I went was in May 2009 for six days. Mostly I had meetings and consultations so I did not have enough time to go around. This time, I swear things would be better. Saigon is a lovely city, so full of history and a people eager…