Hacienda Crafts worker in action Manapla Negros Occidental

Hacienda Crafts, Manapla, Negros Occidental

Hacienda Crafts Company is based in Hacienda Santa Rosalia, Manapla, Negros Occidental. Joey Gaston and Christina Borromeo-Gaston founded the company in the early 1990’s. The company taps Negros Island artistry and sustainable natural materials to create distinctive high-end lamps, furniture, and furnishings. Our hand-crafted designs go beyond borders of culture and taste. Using indigenous weaving techniques, Hacienda…

View on Manila from Sun Cruises ferry to Corregidor.Picture by Frans Betgem

Trip to Corregidor Island

For those who want to escape the hustle and bustle of Manila and who are interested in history we highly recommend a day tour to the tiny island of Corregidor at the entrance of Manila Bay. Due to this location, Corregidor was fortified by the US military with several coastal artillery and ammunition magazines to…