Responsible Travel: The Bliss in Ignorance and the Pain in Information


“Is that because of us?” was Nix’s question after telling her how I ended up not scratching anything off my bucket list when I visited Chiang Mai, Thailand. Nix Nicolas is a co-founder of Save Philippine Seas (SPS). “Yes,” I replied with an unblinking stare. The month before, I found myself reluctant to try some […]

Skydive For Life

cancer warriors foundation

I hate cancer. I’m almost sure that it will claim my life in the future. It just runs in the family. Most of my relatives perished the “cancer” way. I have narrated on this blog the story of my father and how he succumbed to liver cancer and how breast cancer threatened my mother’s existence. […]

Support the Campaign for the ‘Rare Diseases Act of the Philippines’

carmina villaroel for philippine society for orphan disorders PSOD

Last month, I had the pleasure and honor of being invited into the home of Philippine Society for Orphan Disorders President Cynthia Magdaraog for a very important social media project. Although I have been a social media specialist for two years already, this project has got to be the most ambitious yet the most “worth-it.” […]