Tag: Philippines

Photo Fridays: Shine

360 degree view of mountains, greenery, and a bed of clouds on a sunrise. What better can shine mean other than the most spectacular view on Earth? Featuring Marlboro Hills in Sagada, Mountain Province, Philippines. Best. View. Ever. You can read on our Sagada adventure here.   You can catch my life, food and travel

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Photo Fridays: Local

Featuring one of the favorite local street foods in the Philippines – Isaw or intestines. Below is a photo of chicken intestines (the long wavy ones at the front) and pork intestines (circular slices near the back) These are cheap street foods you can find almost anywhere and can be grilled or fried. It doesn’t

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The Rants Over Presidency

Every 6 years, we vote for whoever we see fit for the presidential position. But as each term ends, it was as if we didn’t defend them before they ran for candidacy. We curse their unfulfilled platforms and regret wasting our precious votes for them in the first place.

Chinatown During the New Year

After chocolates, stuffed bears and flowers keeping the in-love somewhat extra romantic and the singles slapped with their statuses, shortly comes the firecrackers, ang pao‘s and tikoys that heightens the excitement even for the non-Chinese. Chinatown, Binondo, is probably the heart of Chinese citizens, but somehow, people of all races come to this place once every year to take

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How an Ambulance Made Me Realize the Edge of Filipinos on Elance and Guru

I have an aunt with an amputated right leg. She is brought back and forth to the hospital once a week during and after the operation. She is entirely sensitive even when she had 2 legs making those around her uncomfortable and irritable. With that, they planned on just calling an ambulance instead of our

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