Category Archives: International News

New, Notes and Happenings from Around the Globe

The Ruins of Talisay ~~ A Sugar Baron’s Attempt to Stop The Advances of The Japanese During WWII

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 The beauty that lies within a ruins is often referred to or thought as an oxymoron, but the ruins of Talisay is simply the opposite, just beautiful beyond its violent demise as a mansion.

The Ruins of Talisay,  on the island of Negros Occidental … Continue Reading ››

Charged with “Felony Murder” while at Home Sleeping in Bed ~~ The Florida Case of Ryan Holle

 

Ryan Holle is Serving a Life Sentence for a Crime that Had Been Committed while he was Asleep in Bed.
Ryan Holle is Serving a Life Sentence for a Crime that Had Been Committed while he was Asleep in Bed.

 

Ten years … Continue Reading ››

The City of Kalibo Philippines: The Gateway to Boracay Island

 

Jawili Falls of Kalibo, Alklan, Philippines. The beauty of this cascading falls is the pools that call you in for a swim
Jawili Falls of Kalibo, Alklan, Philippines. The beauty of this cascading falls is the pools that call you in for a swim

 

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Sir, Can You Spare Any Change? ~~ The Illusive Life of Street Beggars in the Philippines

A Young Boy and His Brother Resting on a Staircase From a Long Day of Begging, Manila, Philippines
A Young Boy and His Brother Resting on a Staircase From a Long Day of Begging, Manila, Philippines

 

Street beggars, from children to senior citizens, are on … Continue Reading ››

The Best Places to Stay in the Banaue Rice Terraces On A Budget

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I wrote today about the Rice Terraces of Ifugao for one main reason. No matter where you go … Continue Reading ››