From Personal Life

100K Subscribers Boracay


A Boracay-based follower invited us to her cafe for a drink and introduced us to some of her friends in the island. And when they noticed we were just a few subscribers short, they subscribed and we finally made it past 100K! πŸ’™ Super pak na pahabol na birthday gift ng universe!

Vins in Taipei

No Byline, Pure Gratitude

As far as blogging duties go, Vins got the most thankless job. Much of his work happens behind the scenes. He handles all administrative tasks and takes on the responsibilities of a COO, treasurer, secretary, manager, and messenger. He also takes care or our SEO, making sure that we’re on top of Google search results.…

Tateyama Sake Cup

What’s in a Sake Cup?

Got this in the mail a few months ago. It’s a Tateyama sake cup sent to us by a partner agency in Japan. Cute! Ngayon ko lang naalala ulit β€˜to kasi may balita na magluluwag na ulit ang Japan, and gaaaah I can’t wait to return!

Yosh Dimen Palanca Award

This travel blogger is now officially a Palanca winner.

When I’m not traveling, I go back to my first love β€” writing movies. They don’t get produced, but I still do it just because. Didn’t imagine a horror story that came to me in the middle of the night would give me a Palanca award. This is my first award as a screenwriter! This…

TBEX Asia 2022

Slaying Stage Fright

THAILAND, 2022. I don’t consider myself a public speaker at all. You know that dreadful feeling just when the rollercoaster ride is about to start? It’s the exact same feeling that stews inside me when I’m about to speak in front of a crowd. Plus, I’m always conscious and awkward on stage.

Fortune Cookie

Crazy Prolific Era

The other night, a chat with a friend reminded me of 𝐭𝐑𝐞 𝐜𝐫𝐚𝐳𝐒𝐞𝐬𝐭 𝐩𝐞𝐫𝐒𝐨𝐝 𝐨𝐟 𝐦𝐲 π₯𝐒𝐟𝐞 — YEARS πŸπŸŽπŸπŸ’-πŸπŸŽπŸπŸ”. Craziest, yes, but it was also the most prolific. Within these 3 short years, I served as social media consultant to a number of companies at the same time. I returned to Globe and led…

Philippines Fruits

Fruity Moment

The other night, my sister-in-law and I were talking about the fruits we enjoyed munching on growing up. I mentioned that while I loooove all fruits — there’s only one that comes to mind that I don’t particularly like — MY ABSOLUTE FAVORITES are coconut, langka (jackfruit), melon, mango, pineapple, avocado, guyabano, and lanzones.