Late at night and i was still at the mall… watching people as they stroll. Checked the stores… visited some shops who usually clad themselves with Mothers day ads. No special discounts, no special promos. For dads on their special day… there’s nothing on display. Til i reach one store and browsed by the long … More Confession of a Daddy Blogger
The Filipino community in Qatar will be celebrating the 119th Philippine Independence Day on June 26-28 at the City Center Rotana Doha. In the observance of the holy month of Ramadan this year, the organizing committee decided to delay the celebration which is usually held during the week of June 12. This edition of PIDC … More PIDC 2017 PRIMER: Philippine Independence Day Celebration in Doha, Qatar
I had my summer vacation in the Philippines last May 2017, and coming back to Qatar… summer heat is just about to take its peak this June! And three weeks after setting my feet on the sandpit again, it was a good feeling to be able to share my experiences on that loaded solo flight. … More My Last Hangover of #vacation2017
Binondo’s Chinatown located in Manila, Philippines is the oldest Chinatown in the world, established in 1594. This was the reason why i originally made it part of our #vacation2017 itinerary for my kids to experience… until a lot of changes happened – from family to solo traveler. We were supposed to go for the popular … More BINONDO – A #BestLifeQatar Philippine Independence Day Special
The popular hashtag #sepanx literally means Seperation Anxiety. It is an “anxiety regarding separation from places or from people to whom the individual has a strong emotional attachment”. As an expat, our life overseas are all but temporary. Our friends will come and go, we may change from one company to another, or even shift … More SEPANX: A common expat problem
Growing up, my mother usually takes me to Divisoria to buy all kinds of stuff for our personal use as well as for her “pahulugan” business: from school supplies, textiles, shirts and jeans, and many others. I practically grew up being familiar with the sights, the smell, and the sounds of DIVISORIA. But later on, … More Divisoria Haul: Bargain Capital of the Philippines!
I may not be a techy person, but i know that there are also people like me who have only been exposed to online shopping very recently. Funny enough, I’m starting to enjoy doing it after my first try! Way before my vacation, someone introduced me to Lazada.ph, an online shopping website operating in many Asian … More Lazada Haul: “Effortless Shopping” for OFWs