Ilocos Sur, Ph

  Raindrops started to fall when we left,  just like my heart was left in Ilocos Norte, but we have to move south to Ilocos Sur. In an hour, we arrived in Laoag City, still in Ilocos Norte to make a short visit to the Sinking Bell. Walking distance to that iconic bell is where … More Ilocos Sur, Ph

Ilocos Norte, Ph

Ilocos Norte is located at the northernmost part of the Philippines, facing the South China Sea. It is the first region in the country together with Ilocos Sur, La Union and Pangasinan. The province of the former President Ferdinand E. Marcos.  We arrived in Manila at 3 P.M from Davao City and went directly to … More Ilocos Norte, Ph


A PRICELESS SELFIE. Taken today March 9, 2017 @Bansalan Central Elem. School, around  4:35 P.M. His Excellency Pres. Rodrigo Duterte arrived from a PressCon @ the Municipal Hall of Bansalan going back to his chopper. The BCES teachers excitedly queue to catch a glimpse of the President. True to what he is famous for being … More A PRICELESS SELFIE

The Garden of Eden

Location: Eden Nature Park and Resort, Bayabas, Toril, Davao City Philippines. Davao City is the hometown of the current Philippine President, the pride and the gem in the country. Another pride is the local resort in the highlands abounds with Davao’s culture and heritage. The 60- hectare land has preserved 10 percent of what was … More The Garden of Eden

Davao: Life is Here

Kadayawan is an annual festival of Davao City, Philippines in celebration for a bounty harvest of the people of Davao. It is the mirror how bountiful to live in Davao from the famous Durian fruit to Philippine Eagle, the national bird of the country.  It is also a reflection of a unique culture infused with … More Davao: Life is Here

Blue Crush

Is your favorite color blue? What’s your ultimate fave drink? What if your “can’t live without” drink and your favorite color combined? Ta da!!!   These are my current favorite drinks. My adoration with blue colors has never changed, that’s why color blue drinks fascinate me every time I see one . Guess what’s my favorite Gatorade … More Blue Crush


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How time flies. It was already one year since I was invited as a guest speaker of St. Mary’s College of Bansalan. I can still remember when someone from the school went to see me personally and how skeptical I was at first. My colleague told…