The Manila Hotel joins Manila Restaurant Week from Sept. 20 to 27

Great food and great company are two of life’s simplest pleasures. So mark your calendars and get ready to feast on scrumptious food as The Manila Hotel’s famed Café Ilang Ilang participates in Manila Restaurant Week happening from September 20 to 27, 2020. Indulge in a choice of starters like the savory Spinach-Ricotta Ravioli in […]

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My 24th Birthday back to Childhood

When talks of lockdown began to circulate, I was entering my 24th year of life. On March 11, my birthday, I was already working two days at home. Instead of the birthday singing and greetings during coffee break at work, I celebrated the day at home. Not the least bit bummed out, I ate my […]

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Tokyo: Shinjuku +Harajuku + Shibuya

For the fifth and final day, we decided to go around the popular areas of Shinjuku, Harajuku, and Shibuya for our last-day shopping. Lunch at Tenkaippin. Shinjuku area. The old Harajuku station. They demolished it and built a new one with fire-resistant materials. Takeshita Street in Harajuku. Shibuya Crossing. To read the previous posts about […]

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Logic vs. the Divine

If God created everything, and everything includes all that is evil in the world, then God created evil. Looking at this if-and-then statement, it seems to be very logical, right? This is a perfect example of logic being very dangerous in understanding the divine. So what’s the error in this explanation? In my attempt to […]

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Photos from Freshman Year in ADMU

I’m so relieved and thank the Lord that college application exams are over for me. Back then, I didn’t really have a dream school. I just prayed for the Lord to lead me where He wanted to be. I didn’t have much expectations. I didn’t even have a proper baon and ate Toblerone or McDonald’s […]

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Tokyo: Tokyo Disneysea

Tokyo Disney Sea, unique to Asia and the entire Disney them park chain for its nautical theme, is now on its 15th year of operation. When we came there in May, the whole theme park was decorated for Easter with tons of Disney Easter eggs! We’re coming for you, Disney! (After leaving our excess bags […]

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What I Love the Most About the ECQ Period

I may be one of the few people who wish that the enhanced community quarantine placed in Metro Manila, Philippines, won’t end yet. As the region finished its ninth and final week of stay-at-home orders, being at home wasn’t all that bad, besides, it’s the safest place in the world to be in. The Enhanced […]

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Tokyo: Seaside Top Observatory Deck

The third and final stop on our third day in Tokyo was at Seaside Top Observatory Deck. This is, by far, my favorite stop out of our entire six-day trip. It felt as if I had all of Tokyo in arm’s length. From the street market, Ameyayokocho, we took some time to go back to […]

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What I’m Watching During Quarantine

During lunch break or whenever I’m in a queue, TV shows downloaded into my phone have always been my little escape. It helps me temporarily forget about the stress at work or the unpleasant situation I am in. When the community quarantine came into effect, and life was forced to be within the four walls […]

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