Back to the Mountains

I found myself for the third time in the Cordilleras. I actually mean Baguio City but calling it the Cordilleras makes things sound more interesting. The place has become a refuge when the stress level gets alarming and I need a break from the “noise”. Truth be told, there is nothing much [left] for me … Continue reading Back to the Mountains

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And We Bid Farewell to Asia’s Iron Lady

Miriam is dead. Just like that. On a cloudy morning on your way to work while watching some random movie you downloaded to your mobile phone you learn of the sad news. THE IRON LADY PASSED AWAY. We thought we'd never live to hear this news. It's of course ridiculous of us. We are several … Continue reading And We Bid Farewell to Asia’s Iron Lady

To our very Important Fellowmen with equally very important Opinions

Filipinos can be overly opinionated. Yes,overly. I'm Filipino. I'm guilty. We tend to have this fear of being left out in the verbal diarrhea contest not realizing that not every battle is our battle. Let me say this in our language. Saan man tayo panig, kung hindi tayo direktang apektado, kung ang bawat partido ay … Continue reading To our very Important Fellowmen with equally very important Opinions

Revisiting Wartime Philippines in Corregidor Island

For such a small country, the Philippine islands have a colorful history. This makes traveling around the country not only visually satisfying but also knowledge-enriching. Personally, I got several reasons to celebrate the month of February. But my idea of celebration is rarely a fancy dinner or some house party. My preference for minimal human interaction makes … Continue reading Revisiting Wartime Philippines in Corregidor Island

It’s not your bet. It’s you.

The Philippine elections is getting near and naturally there is so much noise in social media about each presidential candidate. A slightly off comment can trigger long debates and call for the participation of thousands of the social-media-addicted Filipinos. Normally I would say this is okay. The people are getting educated. At least for a … Continue reading It’s not your bet. It’s you.