Category Archives: Museums and Galleries

BenCab Museum, Baguio City


BenCab Museum turned out to be a fine art refuge one rainy afternoon we were vacationing in Baguio City. Many tourists were visiting the museum that day, famous undeniably for the name it carries. Named after celebrated national artist Ben Cabrera, this art gallery provides a friendly maze for exploring not only the artworks of BenCab, but also of other artists, both the well-known and those still establishing a name. Continue reading BenCab Museum, Baguio City

Touring the Ancestral Houses of Silay, Negros Occidental

When we took a weekend trip to Bacolod, we commuted to Silay to explore two ancestral houses: Bernardino-Ysabel Jalandoni Ancestral House and Victor Fernandez Gaston Ancestral House, a.k.a., Balay Negrense.

Receiving room of the Jalandoni ancestral house

One of the ancestral houses claims to have a Stradivarius violin in its possession, the other, the first-ever bicycle to roam the streets of Silay. Continue reading Touring the Ancestral Houses of Silay, Negros Occidental