Colorized photographs provide us with a portal to our past, an incredible view of our ancestors’ daily life as if they’re just arm’s length away. After all, that is exactly the purpose of old photos: To tell stories, satisfy our curiosity and make history come alive.
Although he is best known for his stirring photos of the Vietnam War and Cultural Revolution in China, Marc Riboud also visited the Philippines in 1958 and used his talent to preserve a lot of memories. Some of these candid shots featured people from all walks of life and classes–from the late President Carlos P. Garcia to ordinary folks doing ordinary things.
Speaking of TV shows, what most of us really miss are those educational programs that entertained and stimulated our minds at the same time. Here are 13 of the most nostalgic Pinoy kid-oriented TV shows ever.
There’s a history behind everything, and this is especially true for Philippine products we’ve grown to love over the years.
Although we now live in a high-tech world, it makes sense to find a perfect balance between allowing our kids to play with their gadgets and introducing them to the toys that have made Filipinos who they are. Here are a few unforgettable toys and games that will make every true Pinoy extremely nostalgic.
While the academics view the 1960s as a critical turning point in Philippine history, others who grew up in this era could only reminisce. For them, it’s a vault full of memories they will forever cherish.
Time was such a thief; some of the things that once put Philippines and its airlines on the map are now but a distant memory. Join me as we relive the glory days of Philippine commercial airlines, their airplanes, and the memorable in-flight features that no longer exist.
Photography has provided us with a virtual gallery of Filipinos–prominent or forgotten–whose beauty remains captivating despite the many generations that came and went. These faces reflect our history–the struggles we went through and how colonization left a mark on the way we dress, look, and perceive ourselves.
To celebrate the best years of Pinoy horror, we are bringing back some of the most hair-raising creatures that made us piss in our pants.
Pristine, majestic, and breathtaking. These are the adjectives used to describe Pasig River. But that was before people started dumping their wastes into the river. Today, the water is so dirty that one bucket from it would have been enough to wipe out the dinosaurs.