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:

Panublion and Produkto Lokal Capped a Good Week for Small Businesses

Two trade fairs happened last week: from Nov. 14, the Department of Trade and Industry held “Panublion: New + Now and Next”, its biggest one to date, at SM City Iloilo; and from Nov. 16, Produkto Lokal had its Pre-Christmas Fair at City Time Square. Both events aimed at promoting local entrepreneurs, from food to.. Read more

“Authentic” Versus “Gutom”: We Taste-Test Mesa Iloilo’s Best Dishes

A Forgotten Ilonggo Delicacy is Still Being Made in San Enrique

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

If you ever wondered how Iloilo became the “Football Capital of the Philippines,” you can thank Paulino Alcantara for it. He’s a Spanish-Filipino player born and raised in Barotac Nuevo, and is the only Filipino to have ever played for La Liga’s top-tier club FC Barcelona, where he scored 369 goals in 357 of the.. Read more

4 VERY Ilonggo Qualities of Miriam Defensor-Santiago

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

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

The Carabao Carroza Festival traditionally starts with the parade of eighteen muses representing the

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