Malapascua island is known for its white sand beach and was formerly called Bounty beach because of the bountiful, lovely coral gardens and walls. Then in the early 1990s it became, and until now a popular dive destination.


I was 9 when I had my first dog- she was a gift from my Godfather. She was an adorable and the most beautiful dog and I named her Chiqui. Chiqui have lived and loved her 11-years with me, I was already 21 when she left for Rainbow Bridge. I have had a number ofContinue reading “DOG QUOTES and LIFE LESSONS”

Open Sky by Amy Ludwig Vanderwater

Woke up with a full heart, can’t contain my happiness. Grateful for the gift of life and everything that comes with it!  I love to share this wonderful gift today and I feel that this poem by Amy Ludwig Vanderwater perfectly describe how amazing life is.  Recently discovered Ms Vanderwater’s poems… love her work. It resonatedContinue reading “Open Sky by Amy Ludwig Vanderwater”

How to Process Death Certificate and Burial Permit in the Philippines

“To the well-organized mind, death is but the next great adventure.”- J.K. Rowling There are so many quotes about death and life but this, by J.K. Rowling is one that I can relate most. Few days ago our family had to say goodbye to my aunt. She was 80-yrs old and had been bed riddenContinue reading “How to Process Death Certificate and Burial Permit in the Philippines”

Anecdote Series: The Indian Mango Vendor

I have countless anecdotes which made my family and friends laugh, reflect, agree, and disagree. These stories also touched their being which I have shared verbally or sometimes posted on my social pages.

Obando Feast of the Three Saints and Fertility Dance 2019

I am a person who is very interested and eager to learn about different cultures, but why go farther if our very own culture is quite fascinating. So while I observe and understand the cultures of my friends from different parts of the world, I am also studying and exposing myself to our very ownContinue reading “Obando Feast of the Three Saints and Fertility Dance 2019”

Anecdote Series: 7-eleven’s Guy

I share a lot of my feel good stories and posted them on IG and FB. The reception was overwhelming coming from my friends. So, I thought of sharing them on this platform and infect everyone with happy thoughts. I hope you like these stories and you get some insights out of it. I alsoContinue reading “Anecdote Series: 7-eleven’s Guy”

THE CLOUD by Percy Bysshe Shelley

“Clouds come floating into my life, no longer carry rain or ushers storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.” This is how one of my fave poet Rabindranath Tagore best describe how I feel every time I see clouds in the sky. And so when I see them, I can’t help but smile,Continue reading “THE CLOUD by Percy Bysshe Shelley”

Showing Appreciation on Gift Received

Last Christmas I received gifts from family members, friends, colleagues and business partners. Now before I tell you guys what is one of those gifts I received, I’d like to share to you a secret. I cannot wait to open gifts given to me, why? Because I am always excited about gifts and the thoughtContinue reading “Showing Appreciation on Gift Received”

Sagada Accident and Recovery

February 22, 24 and March 1 are very unforgettable date for me. One year ago on that same dates, an unexpected event happened while I was on a holiday. I was spelunking with a friend in Sagada, even recommended the most difficult trail which is the Cave Connection. The latter is a demanding trail thatContinue reading “Sagada Accident and Recovery”

Bulacan Chicharon, Pasalubong And More

Traffic condition in Bulacan especially in key cities will surely raise your blood pressure to the roof! But hey there are other things that will elevate your BP yet these are the good, sinful goodies that you can take home as pasalubong. YES! I took them home and I was happy with them so IContinue reading “Bulacan Chicharon, Pasalubong And More”

Vista Aplaya Beach Resort in Mabini, Batangas

One need not book a flight just to go to a lovely and relaxing beach resort in this country. Some may say that the best resorts are down south (in Visayas and Mindanao) but I beg to disagree. There are still clean and beautiful beaches near Metro, Manila. A to go place is barangay Anilao,Continue reading “Vista Aplaya Beach Resort in Mabini, Batangas”

Writing Poetry

Writing is a relaxant. It clears my mind and comfort my heart. Being too busy with work and other matters makes me feel bereft at times. So, this weekend I’m nourishing both my mind and heart by writing a poem. Suddenly, I’m in the mood to write, maybe it’s the effect of regular gym workContinue reading “Writing Poetry”

Alternative to Starbucks

Starbucks! That’s the top of mind brand when it comes to coffee shop/ cafe not only in the Philippines most probably in different parts of the world! How can one get away from Starbucks if they built their cafe in every corner (ok I’m exaggerating here) of the central business district like Makati. It’s aContinue reading “Alternative to Starbucks”

Yubi Lax Germa

You will surely agree with me and raise your two thumbs up if I say that life is full of stress!! Don’t fret though there are so many ways to bust stress… SPA, movies, dining, a long vacation and even shopping, yes shopping are good stress busters! A great massage will also make you feelContinue reading “Yubi Lax Germa”