Visita Iglesia is a Spanish word of Visit Church. It is a Filipino Catholic tradition originating in Rome to visit 7 churches on Holy Thursday (Maundy Thursday). I have my “panata” (vow, a solemn promise made to God or a repayment for a prayer or wish that was granted) to visit, pray and meditate at National Shrine of St. Jude Thaddeus in Manila every year. I started this “panata” after I passed the board exam and this year is my 10th anniversary.This year’s Holy Thursday, I had my first Visita Iglesia i... read more »
The Chinatown in Manila is one of the oldest city Ive known. It was establish by Chinese community long before any other business district here in the Philippines. Though I always consider myself a Manila girl, but only last Sunday that I was able to visit this famous aea in Binondo,Manila, in celebration of welcoming [...] read more »
Most of us have already tried this famous hopia from Eng Bee Tin Chinese Deli. I bought this from my officemate yesterday which she got from a messenger who had route in Binondo-Makati and v.v. Actually, one of my favorites is their Hopia Ube (P41 each). Eng Bee Tin is originally and has two stores in Binondo (Ongpin Cor. Nueva St. and Quintin Paredes St.). To know more about their branches and wide variety of products, you may visit their website here.
Whenever we pass through Binondo, we always drop b... read more »