Born and raised in Manila, Ivan is the founder and lead guide of the tour outfit Old Manila Walks. Since 2005, he has expertly led curated walks that have brought to life the histories of Intramuros, Binondo-Chinatown, San Miguel-Malacañang and the Chinese Cemetery. His work and expertise has been featured in both local and international media outfits.

He finished his master’s degree on Cultural Heritage Studies from the University of Santo Tomas in Manila. Ivan is a seasoned traveller, writer, book author and cultural tourism awardee by the Manila municipal government.  He is a multi-lingual English, Filipino and Mandarin Chinese guide.

Website: https://oldmanilawalks.com/

  • DOT accreditation no.:  DOT-NCR-TGD-00558-2021
  • Accreditation valid until: 30 June 2022

  • Languages spoken: Mandarin, Hokkien, English, Filipino, Tagalog
  • Degrees: MA Cultural Heritage Studies, University of Santo Tomas; BS Industrial Design, De La Salle University – College of Saint Benilde

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Updated 24 July 2022, 1448

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