Whenever I think of looking for a good book to read or some research back in college, I consider the UP Visayas (University of the Philippines - Visayas) Library a first place to visit. Great books and "hard-to-find" books can be found here. In those times where Internet connection was still scarce and nowhere to be found, library can be the best place for research. There are also several library nooks in the city but I find this one user-friendly. Found it funny, it is now called UP School of Library and Information Studies.
Whenever I think of looking for a good book to read or some research back in college, I consider the UP Visayas (University of the Philippines – Visayas) Library a first place to visit. Great books and “hard-to-find” books can be found here. In those times where Internet connection was still scarce and nowhere to be found, library can be the best place for research. There are also several library nooks in the city but I find this one user-friendly. Found it funny, it is now called UP School of Library and Information Studies.
There are several reasons why I love going to this place. The librarian maybe a bit mean, but she knows her rules. Also, books are almost complete.
A few weeks ago, a friend of mine held his exhibit in this place. Since the library has really a big room for exhibits and other personal causes, it’s a nice place to share your art, photography and other media to the people and friends.
UP Visayas Library is located inside the campus of the UP Visayas. Upon entering the gate, you have to ask for the security guards to locate you to the library and they will take you there.
Where do I begin? Believe me, I know many places in Bandung. From a cozy cafe to where the famous street food and maybe even drinks can be found, to places for lomowalks, it would be my pleasure to show you all around Bandung - the city I love and the city of love!
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Seoul, South Korea is among the most progressive cities today, famous for its innovations in various fields and being hailed as the most connected city in the world. But have you ever wondered how certain places looked like decades ago? Have a look at Korean photographer Sungseok Ahn's fascinating series after the jump!
Writing about Bangkok, a place where I first left my vagabond heart, I found it only fitting to focus on its own heart, the Chao Praya River, and the adventures it can offer to anyone looking to explore the city's curiosities by water.
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As you can see in my albums, I love to photograph sports events. In this case, I used a pretty Actionsampler camera to document a mini basketball game played in the park of my city Como, in celebration of the Festival of Sports. It's a funny camera with interesting results! Take a look after the jump!
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Before moving to New York City, I was told that people keep to themselves. Thus, I set forth to put myself out there and create connections with the people in my community, using the Lomo'Instant as an icebreaker! I was proven wrong—if you show an ounce of kindness to anyone, they will overflow in return.
New York is full of interesting people. Everywhere you look you, will find good-looking, smart, and powerful characters; models, actresses, entrepreneurs, managers, artists. Because of this sometimes it can be a little intimidating for a regular guy in the Big Apple to step up, talk to the girl you like, or make new friends. So here are a few tips, courtesy of the Lomo'Instant, that will help you to break the ice.
In this article, I'll show you the usual route I take whenever I walk through the streets of Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong, this time in preparation for making a puppet called Mr. Golden. Sham Shui Po is famous for its stores selling fabrics and other clothing supplies, as well as electronic accessories. It is also full of different places to explore.