• Travels

    Being Off the Grid

    As Filipinos (need I say citizens of the world), we value our voice in society, even if the scope of the people we influence are limited to our families and a few friends. We need to be heard, seen and witnessed live on social media. But this small, piece of tropical land eliminates all that – in a good way at the very least. It is after all a good excuse to bid your responsibilities good bye for a few days. *wink* U-Busuan-Gani-ng-pera gyud! I call this my cannot-be-reached experience haha. Cannot be reached again because it will take a long time before André and I can save up and…

  • Recipes

    Katsudon Rice Bowl

    It was a fun day at Lander’s today for it seemed empty! The superstore just opened a branch a few blocks from our house and I was beaming with excitement. Sad to say, so did a million other people! On it’s first day, the huge warehouse seemed like it was housing a John Mayer concert (haha that is the only event I can compare it to, for I think that was THE only concert I have been to). Note to self: do your grocery every 10 am to skip the crowd of womeeeen. I am not kidding, it was mostly women…haha like me. 

  • Diary

    Throwback Thursday: A Proposal

                 The date was August 4, 2016 and the one thing that I will not forget about that fateful evening was how my date went the extra mile of donning a suit before asking me to be his girlfriend.  Our courtship stage was not a walk in the park; before I witnessed Andre mouthing those words, “will you be my girlfriend?” there have been a series of doubts, moments of me wanting to end our friendship and asking God whether our encounter was yet another test of His faithfulness to each of our lives.

  • Travels

    Baguio: Escaping the Heat in Manila

    The thought of going on a road trip excites me, and it was even more thrilling a few days ago because we headed north via Joybus, Genesis’ line of luxury buses. We’d be commuting all the way to Baguio! 🙂 It was a labor day weekend when we decided to go to the summer capital of the Philippines; and we were indeed welcomed with a somewhat chilly vibe the moment we stepped down from our vehicle! It was awesome! I told André we should build a summer house there when we become rich and famous (haha yeah right!) I want to go back as I write this for the intense heat…