Backstage life.

I started to embrace and appreciate original Pinoy music (a.k.a. OPM) when I entered high school. I was not a fan of OPM until I got fully exposed to it through my classmates and the default radio station of our school service.┬áDuring those years, OPM was at its peak. Filipino bands competed against foreign artists... Continue Reading →

Pilipinas kong mahal.

Ang araw na ito ay makahulugan sa bansang Pilipinas. Ipinagdiriwang ng bawat Pilipino ang Araw ng Kasarinlan (Philippine Independence Day). Isang daan at labingsiyam na taon na ang lumipas simula nang unang iniwagayway ni Emilio Aguinaldo ang pambansang watawat sa Kawit, Cavite. Kung hindi dahil sa mga sakripisyo at ipinaglalaban ng ating mga bayani, hindi... Continue Reading →

Summer high.

One of the perks of living in the southern side of Luzon is being able to go on a maximum of 2-hour road trip to Batangas when you feel like you need a dose of vitamin sea and a break from the the city life. Batangas is one of islands in the Philippines known for... Continue Reading →

The happiest place on earth.

Let's take a trip down memory lane. Two years ago, I finally ticked one box off my bucket list when I had an adventure of a lifetime at Hong Kong Disneyland. Walking around and having fun at the happiest place on earth seemed surreal for me. I had to pinch my arm to remind myself... Continue Reading →

The urban sunset.

One of the things I love about summer is being able to witness lovely sunsets. I was able to appreciate the sky's summer hues while staying with my father at the 8th floor of the hospital some weeks ago. The sky scrapers didn't seem a distraction at all to me; I think they help set... Continue Reading →

Crystal Clear.

A month ago, I remember telling a friend that I feel worried because I never got a reply from the email which I sent to two prestigious schools in the country. In the email, I attached important files which they could use in evaluating a potential applicant. I even thought that my prayers were not... Continue Reading →

Where it all began.

My love for writing started when I was in sixth grade, during a short break from our class. While most of my classmates were in groups talking about random things, I stayed in my desk and started writing on my paper. My paper seemed like a diary because I wrote about what I see and... Continue Reading →

The next big thing.

Welcome to the world of Filipino indie music scene! I'm sharing with you the playlist I made on Spotify featuring the music of some indie bands such as Cheats, Ang Bandang Shirley, Jensen & The Flips as well as individual artists like Kiana Valenciano and Clara Benin. It is perfect for road trips or when... Continue Reading →

Adventure is out there.

Whenever I hear the name "La Union"... the beach, the waves, the surf boards, and the Luke Landrigan come to mind. This magical place in the Ilocos region has gained prominence due to its exquisite waves and one-of-a-kind beach life experience. People from all over the world make sure that they visit La Union whenever... Continue Reading →

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