Blog Posts - Rizal Park



Thrills of the Philippines

The Happy Nomad ꔷ For Backpackers by Backpackers Located in the western Pacific Ocean, the Philippines is comprised of around 7,000 tropical islands waiting to be discovered. Vast crowded cities, fiery magnificent volcanoes, breathtaking beaches, b...
by The Happy Nomad on Jun 7, 2016

First Sunday

On the first Sunday of the year, we attended a mass at St. Vincent De Paul Parish... dropped by Rizal Park and went to Manila Zoo. Yes, Manila-friggin-Zoo. Torre de Manila I've got no snapshot of the church, but I have a snapshot of Torre de Man...
by Anjhelikah's Blog on Jan 30, 2015

Christmas 2014

It is really slowly becoming a tradition every Christmas. An awful must every 25th of December. Not that I am complaining, especially that I rarely go out of this province. After attending a mass in Baclaran and dealing with the kids asking for t...
by Anjhelikah's Blog on Dec 27, 2014

Random Caught Moments

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Rizal Park, One Year had passed so swiftly

The signage of Rizal Park along the Taft Avenue One year had past so swiftly when my son James and I went to the people's park in the Urban Manila, the Rizal Park or most commonly known as Luneta Park. That was April 3, 2012. Luneta or Rizal Par...

More Fun Indeed.

Lurve how well I blended with the flowers on the background. We actually just passed by here on our way to Manila Ocean Park.  Cousin carrying her heels and my umbrella. She was like, you can do it! And then took the umbrella with her. Wh...
by Life is a One Hit Wonder on Mar 15, 2013

Double Tragedy strikes

 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)Funeral in the PhilippinesBeen a little absent from my regular blogs and thought I would tell you about the events that unfolded the last few day.  My wife's Aunt passed away after a long illness with a heart condi...

Carlos Celdran Free Luneta Tour: Art Spaces and Free Concerts

Just a few days after My Random Luneta Park Adventure, I found out about Carlos Celdran’s free tour around Luneta. At the tour, Mr. Celdran showed me that I hadn’t fully explored the park. Art Space in Luneta Mr. Celdran led us to a fo...
by Age of the Diary on Jan 8, 2013

My Random Luneta Park Adventure

Ma and I were killing time so we decided to go to Luneta park. The last time I was there was when I was a kid, so I was surprised to see how the park looked like now. One thing I noticed was it was filled with art. Pretty kalesas A choo choo train B...
by Age of the Diary on Jan 7, 2013

Revisiting Rizal and Luneta Park

The Joint Executive Committee for the inauguration of the Republic of the Philippines marker- on opposite or other side of the street where the Kilometer Zero mark monument was installed. It was just a simple and an ordinary day. Blessed with goo...

Rizal Day 2012 and One Christmastime at Rizal Park (Luneta Park)

Today December 30, 2012, the Philippines is celebrating the 116th Anniversary of the Martyrdom of Dr. Jose Rizal.  Flags and tarpaulins has been visible in the major areas in Metro Manila since the beginning of December.  There are also oth...
by Balut Manila on Dec 30, 2012

Rizal Day 2012 and One Christmastime at Rizal Park (Luneta Park)

Today December 30, 2012, the Philippines is celebrating the 116th Anniversary of the Martyrdom of Dr. Jose Rizal.  Flags and tarpaulins has been visible in the major areas in Metro Manila since the beginning of December.  There are also oth...
by Balut Manila on Dec 30, 2012

My First Trip to the Philippines

  My first trip to the Philippines was in May 1984. I was going there to meet my father-in-law for the very first time. We were stationed at Kadena AB Okinawa Japan and we took a Space A flight from there to Clark AB Angeles City Philippines. I...
by Texan in the Philippines on Oct 19, 2012

Extra-”conference” activities. Adventures after the International Day of Peace Seminar.

What happens when you learn that the conference was cut short into one day?
by It's Annjo with a double N on Oct 5, 2012

Manila. A Look Back.

I guess it's been a year or so since we last visited Manila Park/Luneta Park/Rizal Park or whatever. The story was my auntie's friend from Japan, well, sort of my mom's friend as well, wanted photos of the Philippines and stuff so you get it. The thi...
by Life is a One Hit Wonder on Sep 29, 2012

Chinese Garden in Luneta Park, a vow of respect

“One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.” – Henry Miller I have been to this place in countless times, during my employment years way back in 1991 to 1995. But I never get bored in seeing this place, repeatedly.

4th Scott Kelby's worldwide photowalk at Rizal Park and Manila Hotel

On October 1, 2011 I've joined the 4th Scott Kelby's worldwide photowalk at Rizal Park and Manila Hotel. Days prior the event there were news of incoming typhoon name Quiel will struck in our country even on the said photowalk but I told to my self r...


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