It seems like I traveled back in time when I stepped in the town of Taal in the province of Batangas. Aside from its very beautiful Church that stood strong for a long time, I am listing my few unconventional favorites in Taal! 1. I like these hair brushes, hair pins and mirrors from so-long-time-ago! I feel like there are some magical powers that will … Continue reading Taal Time Machine.
It’s amazing how everything that is ‘unlimited’ becomes a hit in the Philippines. I remember when I was in Jakarta and when I was looking at the billboard and TV ads, I noticed that everything says ‘gratis’ and I wonder if it’s what help them sell the product to the Indonesians.So Filipinos like unlimited and Indonesians like gratis or free? Here’s the Globe (one of the … Continue reading Unlimited Philippines
We just celebrated our first anniversary last month and we decided to push through with our long-term plan to visit the majestic Palawan. Taku was sweet when he convinced me to push through with this trip to refresh my “system” since I’ve been through a lot weeks before that trip. Thanks to him, I got my sanity back. 🙂 Palawan is very … Continue reading I got my sanity back!
When we were kids, whenever we go to Manila, we have to leave at midnight and wait for the bus since going to Manila is a 4 to 5 hour bus ride. I got used to it because my dad used to leave and arrive at midnight every weekend and when I was in college and needs to attend to my SK responsibilities, I used … Continue reading Bus to Quezon
“Please go to counter 10 for verification. Please ask counter 4 for the schedule. Counter 1 please…” Imagine you have to do this for more than 5 times, I tell you, it is patience-draining. Forums about the current situation of the pre-need company, College Assurance Plan (CAP), are everywhere. This shows how many Filipinos was hoping to secure good education and retirement (for some) years … Continue reading Growing Older.
I have been busy working on with the tasks that piled up at work after being away for almost a week for the Southeast Asia Blogger’s Conference in Bali, Indonesia. Aside from work, I’m still worried about how my dad reacts on his current condition. There were so many things that happened that makes me want to blog 5 times a day. Haha. In the … Continue reading The power of posting and reposting.
New 7 Wonders of the Ancient World As a kid, I used to dream about visiting the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Until now, I passionately aiming to see The Pyramids of Egypt because I connect it with my favorite constellation, Orion. Whenever I look at those stars, I know the time to see the pyramids will soon come.But now, we only have a … Continue reading Few days left for New 7 Wonders!
I was dying to have time to write for the past month and I finally sneaked in tonight in my offline journals. Written at 6:30am on the 16th of September 2011, Boracay, Philippines: It’s been a while since I stopped and tried to listen to the waves. Lately, I was feeling so restless and exhausted (I even have a bad voice for 2 months!). After … Continue reading Vacation Mode: On
The true relaxation: cocktails, sunshine, sound of waves, and a good book with a good company. Continue reading
Seeing the photos of last year’s visit at The Farm at San Benito made my Saturday so serene and hopeful. Known for its Detoxification Retreats and Wellness Programs, The Farm at San Benito, in Lipa, Batangas, Philippines is an award-winning health resort located an easy 90-minute drive south of Manila. the serene area where they hold yoga classes It was a wonderful Saturday when I … Continue reading A Healing Journey.