martin espino

Martin Espino is a caffeine-reliant, analogue-loving individual who writes in his spare time. You can follow him on Instagram at @frozen_armpits.

Articles by Martin Espino:

A Forgotten Ilonggo Delicacy is Still Being Made in San Enrique

A one-hour bus ride going to the hinterlands, across seven towns. That is what we went through just to confirm a rumor we have heard for some months already: that there is a town that still makes these papaya sweets that look like roses. The old-timers we talked to say that this delicacy has figured.. Read more

Kaya FC Might be Iloilo’s Best Chance to be a Real “Football Capital”

4 VERY Ilonggo Qualities of Miriam Defensor-Santiago

San Joaquin’s Pasungay-Pahibag: A Raw Display of Power and Masculinity

Januarys in Iloilo aren’t just reserved for Dinagyang: on the third Saturday of the month, the southernmost town of San Joaquin, Iloilo annually celebrates its foundation as a settlement through the Bayluhay, a reenactment based on the legend of the landing of the ten Bornean datus on the southern part of Panay Island in what.. Read more

Bulls on Parade: Pavia’s Carabao Carroza Festival in Photos

Paraw Regatta: Through the Lens of Two Photographers (Photo Essay)