Benjamin “Benjie” Locsin Layug, a graduate of the University of the Philippines Diliman, is a registered architect, a travel contributor for the Business Mirror and 7107 Islands Magazine; author of “A Philippine Odyssey: A Collection of Featured Travel Articles” (New Day Publishers, 2005), “Pathfinders Travel Guide: Boracay” (Great Books Publishing, 2006), “A Tourist Guide to Notable Philippine Churches” (New Day Publishers, 2007), “A Tourist Guide to Notable Philippine Historical Landmarks, Monuments and Shrines” (New Day Publisher, 2010) and “A Tourist Guide to Notable Philippine Museums” (New Day Publishers, 2012); travel consultant for United Tourist Promotions (makers of EZ Maps), a travel website developer (www.biyahero.net) and a copy editor for New Day Publishers and Great Books Publishing. Benjie also has a separate travel blog on the Philippines (www.firingyourimagination.blogspot.com) called F.Y.I. (“Fire Your Imagination”) Some of his books now appear in the library shelves of the National Library of the Philippines, De La Salle University, University of Sto. Tomas, U.P. Diliman, Centro Escolar University, San Sebastian College, Miriam College, to name a few, as well as the National Library of Australia. In the past, he has also written articles for Travel Update, Philippine Daily Inquirer, TODAY (now Manila Standard TODAY), City of Angels (an Angeles City newspaper), Bluprint (an architectural magazine), COLORS, Cook Magazine and the defunct Business Day. Benjie loves to travel when the opportunity presents itself.