Travel Diary: Art in Island


My friend A. and I made a pact that we’ll be each other’s date on Valentine’s Day (or the nearest weekend to it) – at least while we’re still single. ¬†We had a successful “out of town” date last time and we hoped that we could replicate it this year but our overwhelming work commitments have prevented us from planning our date beforehand. Still, we didn’t want to pass up the chance to celebrate Valentine’s Day and catch up with each other while indulging in a bit of fun. With only a few days left before the big day, I confided to another office mate about my dilemma and he suggested Art in Island, an interactive 3-D art museum located in Cubao, Quezon City. I have always wanted to go there because I love looking at optical illusions and taking silly pictures of myself. However, it is a place best explored with a companion and I haven’t found anybody willing to go along on a spontaneous trip… until now, that is. Thankfully, A. was very enthusiastic about the whole thing so we went there last February 12, the Sunday nearest to Valentine’s Day, to experience what it’s like to be “part of art.”

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