A New Home Down Under

A New Home Down Under

Late 2017, I received a wonderful news that I successfully won a job that I applied for and got interviewed in Singapore. This great opportunity is not in Singapore but this opportunity has allowed me and my family to relocate from Manila to the land down under. And so in May of 2018, we have … Continue reading

Ilocos Family Trip: Long Drive Up North

Ilocos Family Trip: Long Drive Up North

During the long weekend of Holy Week 2017, we’ve set our plans for a 4-day trip to visit the provinces of Ilocos Norte and Ilocos Sur. We have planned to do a visita iglesia to its beautiful churches. And while we are at it, we have included in our itinerary trips to the city of … Continue reading

Visita Iglesia 2017: Centuries Old Churches of Ilocandia

Visita Iglesia 2017: Centuries Old Churches of Ilocandia

For the past few years, our family have been doing the visita iglesia as our annual family tradition every Holy Week. We have visited churches in the provinces around Metro Manila, like in the provinces of Laguna, Batangas, and Quezon. We also started the tradition while we were still living in Singapore. And this 2017 … Continue reading

UST, Asia’s Oldest Catholic University

UST, Asia’s Oldest Catholic University

The Pontifical and Royal University of Santo Tomas, the Catholic University of the Philippines. This the full name of the University of Santo Tomas (UST). UST is among the oldest universities in the Philippines. It is also the oldest Catholic university in Asia. Established in April 1611, it was founded and managed by the Dominican … Continue reading

Atlanta Trip: Food Truck Park

Atlanta Trip: Food Truck Park

Back in my 10-week stay in Atlanta back in 2014, I was able to go around the Atlanta’s major and key tourist destinations. But in one of the memorable moments I had during my visit there was an opportunity to experience one activity not common in the Philippines. My colleague, Niko and his wife Kim … Continue reading

Atlanta Trip: Georgia Capitol and MLK Jr. Center

Atlanta Trip: Georgia Capitol and MLK Jr. Center

In the month of May, my employer RCG Philippines sent me on a business trip to our client, Elavon, in Atlanta, Georgia for 10 weeks.  Elavon is a major credit card device provider in the US and I was sent there to support my QA director in planning our projects. Elavon’s office is located in … Continue reading