PiliPinas Debates 2016

If you missed any of the PiliPinas Debates 2016 series of Presidential or Vice-Presidential debates, here’s my compilation from the hosts’ YouTube accounts. No copyright infringement intended, all rights remain with the copyright holder.

PiliPinas Debates 2016

Will you be voting on the Philippines’ 2016 Presidential Elections?  Who’s your bet?  If you’re like me who is still undecided, the PiliPinas Debates 2016 is our opportunity to get to know them better and this last round really showed us their candid side.  For those who are abroad or have not seen the debate…

Keep Calm and Cruise on… From Manila?!

Cruising is one of the things I would love to do but aside from getting enough days off from work, cost is quite prohibitive as I’ve never seen a cruise originate from Manila…until now!

Visa Requirements for Philippine Passport Holders

Another long weekend is coming and for many Filipinos, that also means a good chance to travel.  For those who may be thinking of going out of the country for a quick vacation, here’s a list (based on a Wikipedia article) of countries where Philippine passport holders can enter without a visa.

Happy 116th, Philippines! Ang #SarapMagingPilipino!

Today is the 116th Independence Day of the Philippines!  We may never really appreciate how much sacrifice it took to gain our freedom, but we can always appreciate the gifts that we now enjoy thanks to that freedom, and be proud for being the oldest democracy in Asia. There are so many reasons for Filipinos…

Bay Area Chronicles: The Trip to the Other Side of the World

As the New Year arrived I told myself that it was time to get things around.  One of the things I committed to myself was to get back into travelling which took a back seat these past few years.  But I never expected that I’d be going out of the country this early, and definitely…

MRT: No More “Round-Trips”

I’ve heard of rumors that the MRT no longer allows passengers to do “round-trips” but I wasn’t able to validate it until yesterday.

Wakeskating at the Eighth Wonder of the World, Banaue Rice Terraces

How cool is this, wakeskating at the Banaue rice terraces! Professional wakeskaters Brian Grubb and Dominik Preisner travelled to the Philippines to have an epic winch session at one of the most beautiful spots in the world.  The famous rice terraces of Banaue are considered to be the Eighth Wonder of the World and were…

Top Five Most Recommended Races in the Philippines

The Philippines, particularly Metro Manila, is just a haven for races as there’s always at least one practically every weekend.  But amongst all of these races, there are some that stood out, and here are five that I highly recommend. #5: Corregidor Marathon A race set on the historic island fortress of Corregidor, Corregidor Marathon…

Mythical Five: Five Years of Running

August 17, 2008—five years ago when yours truly got introduced to running, and the rest as they say, is history.  And instead of my usual nostalgic thoughts about that milestone, I thought of sharing some information that may be useful to other runners out there.  And because it’s my fifth running anniversary, I didn’t just thought of sharing a list of five items I liked—I’m sharing five lists of five items each!