Writing Again

Someone Kicked My Ass and Made Me Write Again

It’s been a while since I had my last post. And, I’m not actually dormant for the past months. In fact, I’m burning the midnight candle to write articles for my clients to be paid and pay my dues. I’m setting my personal website aside and access it only whenever necessary, especially when using it […]

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There’s Forever When the Family Prays Together

There is a very famous saying by Fr. Patrick Peyton that “The family that prays together stays together.” It’s still very fresh to me how my mother would wake me up early in the morning around 4:00 AM to 5:00 AM to pray the Holy Rosary daily. I’m very lazy waking up at dawn, so, I […]

fern valley resort

Day-Ender Tour of the Newly-Opened Fern Valley

Just after our assessment, a classmate and a friend of mine happened to visit Fern Valley. They have beautiful pictures of the place and personally I was also interested to see it myself. Some of our classmates already asked where Fern Valley is located and how to get there. Fortunately enough, another friend of mine, […]

Trekking Trail to the Towering Mt. Lanaya in Alegria, Cebu

I’ve been hearing stories from my former colleagues, hikers, travelers, even from my two wandering nephews about the beauty of Mt. Lanaya in Alegria, Cebu. Not quite interested or I didn’t feel the excitement. But at the back of my mind, I thought of climbing the mountain with my nephews and nieces. Later did I […]

South Korea

Top 10 Beautiful Places You Should Visit in South Korea

The Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 is just around the corner. It will kick-off tomorrow, to be precise, February 9, 2018. PyeongChang is located in Gangwon Province in South Korea, where your ‘oppas’ are living. And speaking of South Korea, we know that many of us are a huge fan of their dramas, movies, their music and […]

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A Journey to Sibulan and Encounter with Very Welcoming Locals

This new year will be a year full of adventures, risks and leaps of faith. I see this year as a year for me to take action and to put my decisions into actions. January 4, 2017 was the first of the many days that I will go on adventure to places never been to. […]

Christmas lights

Simbang Gabi Day 1: Jesus is the Star this Christmas and in Our Life

It’s the busiest time of the year. And today marks the beginning of the nine-day Simbang Gabi (December 16 to 24). Today, the Gospel is from John, Chapter 5, verses 33 to 36. The Good News Version of the Bible has the following: 33 John is the one to whom you sent your messengers, and he spoke […]

Cebu Organic Agriculture Cooperative

Unexpected Visit to Cebu Business Hotel for an Organic Agriculture Meeting

I was here way back 7+ years ago, back when I was in college. This was the first hotel ever that I had been to. I was with my friends and classmates before. But now, I am alone waiting for a friend. The visit was not planned. My friend, Ate Tess invited me to attend […]

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Your Daily Routine as Your Mission: Key Takeaways on the 29th Sunday of the Ordinary Time

Are you still thinking about your mission and the reason of your existence? Though, it’s not the core of this Sunday’s Gospel, but, the priest who shared his reflections during the 4:00 PM mass at Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish in Pajac, Lapu-Lapu City highlights this point and it struck me.So, I will share this […]

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Dental Check-up & Sweet Treat in Marina Mall, Lapu-Lapu

I wake up early this morning because I decided to get a student permit (a prerequisite to get a driver’s license) at the Land and Transportation Office (LTO) in Lapu-Lapu City. I ride a motorcycle to make sure that I will be as early as possible. I arrived at around 6:45 AM. The office will open […]

Win the Ultimate On-the-Go Collection

A Permanent U.S. Resident Could Win the Ultimate On-the-Go Collection. Here’s How

I am a subscriber of General Assembly, and just recently, I received an email regarding their promos. Here’s an interesting one. From now until October 29, 2017, one lucky winner will take home the ultimate on-the-go collection. General Assembly partners with Dunkin’ Donuts to give these amazing prizes to the winner. Prizes A $500 flight credit […]

Candles light

A Not-So-Good Experience with the Candle Vendors in Argao, Cebu

I’ve been to many Catholic churches and have lighted hundreds, even thousands of candles already. But, my experience in Argao, in the Saint Michael the Archangel Parish was something that really bothers me. It’s our first time visiting the church and we went the wrong way. Instead of entering in the main entrance, we went […]

Win a trip to London and Dinner at Ottolenghi

For US Residents: Win a trip to London and Dinner at Ottolenghi

At exactly 10:20 PM today, I received an email from Lonely Planet with the subject: “Win a trip to London and dinner at Ottolenghi.” I’m always exited seeing this kind of email or post on a website. Travelling thrills me. Don’t care where and when, I’m always available, especially for free (or at least free […]

My Camera Shop Experience in Cebu

My Camera Shop Experience in Cebu: Macys Camera Shop vs. PRG Photo Shop

A Spanish friend of my brother offered me a Tamron lens for Canon camera. I was very excited to try it on my Canon camera since what I have is a Canon Telephoto Zoom lens (EF 75-300mm). I was in trouble using the lens to capture near objects as the lens is designed for long range. […]

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Getting Inspiration to Inspire Others

I am one of those who have a lot of plans on mind. I have this website where I see myself posting articles of nearly everything under the sun. However, due to lack of determination and, perhaps, discipline with time management, I failed to update this website on a daily basis. I imagined this website […]

Waiting is over

When the Wait Seems to be Long, Maybe It’s Time for You to Move on…

We can wait for the right time. We can wait for the right moment for a perfect timing. Or, wait ’til we have all the things we need in order to start a new venture. To wait is a virtue, as there is a famous English phrase that goes, “Good things come to those who wait.” […]

Life Challenges and problems

When Problems Explode Like Fireworks

Human as we are, we have some problems. Be it simple problem with school, work or family to complicated circumstances. Everyone of us has a problem or once had a problem. No one on this earth haven’t experienced the burden of the problems, as well as the joy in overcoming it. Life is made more colorful with challenges […]

insanity

Doing a Thing Over and Over Again, Expecting Different Results Is…

Have you been caught in a dilemma wherein you seem to be stuck in the vicious cycle of problems and miseries and difficulties? Well, if you are stuck, you’re not alone. And, guaranteed, that’s not the end of you, yet. Surely you can get out from that – if you choose to do so, like […]