“Kwentong Barbero” or Barber’s Tales

Have you heard a “Kwentong Barbero”? or even encountered this local term? Back in the day, men living in small towns would go to the barber shop to have their haircut while having a conversation with their barber. Having established a good relationship with their hair cutter, some men would drop by on the shop just to pass time and chat with the barber. Since … Continue reading “Kwentong Barbero” or Barber’s Tales

Carless Weekend in Emerald Avenue

A road free of cars F. Ortigas Jr. Road formerly Emerald Avenue is usually busy with cars passing. It is also frequently seen as a road dotted with professionals walking along its sidewalk. However, the whole stretch of the road is closed to cars every weekend for it to be utilized by families. Walking around it with no vehicles on sight but just people relaxing … Continue reading Carless Weekend in Emerald Avenue

Travel Reminders when there's a Virus Outbreak

Travel Reminders When there’s a Virus Outbreak

Here are safety reminders when traveling while a virus has been known to be transmitting.  Preparation before travel Get enough rest to avoid getting sick Eat and drink from safe, clean, and reliable sources Avoid contact with poultry, wild, or exotic animals Avoid consuming raw food While on Travel Mask Reminders: Wear face masks at all times Wear your face mask properly. When you wear … Continue reading Travel Reminders When there’s a Virus Outbreak

Pasig Bike Share

Pasig Bike Share

Pasig City is one of the most-bike friendly cities in Metro Manila that has been implementing Bike Ordinance Advocacy. This ordinance has led to the creation of the Pasig Bike Share project, which promotes the use of non-motorized transportation. The bicycle-sharing system The system works by providing people with bicycles to use it for short trips, through a network of fully automated stations. Users can … Continue reading Pasig Bike Share

Ortigas Park, A Breathing Space In A Business District

Ortigas Park offers a green space in the middle of a commercial business district. It links to Ruby Road to F. Ortigas Jr. Road which is formerly Emerald Avenue. This pocket park has a stage in the middle, towering cascade walls as a backdrop and a wall fountain. It provides a green space as it has trees, palms, nice foliage, and a paved walkway. There … Continue reading Ortigas Park, A Breathing Space In A Business District

Oslob Whale Shark Watching Adventure

Oslob Whale Shark Watching Adventure

About the Butanding Whale shark or “Butanding” in the local language is the largest known fish in the world. It can be as long as 40 feet which is about the size of a bus. It is referred to as gentle giants because even it has a large mouth with plenty of teeth, its diet is limited to krill, plankton, and tiny microorganisms, hence pose … Continue reading Oslob Whale Shark Watching Adventure

La Evelyn Cactus And Succulent Garden

This family ran succulent and cactus garden is almost hidden but after discovering it, you’ll want to keep on coming back whenever you are in the town of Bulacan. Tent of succulents and cactus Atop its tall open gates, you would see the signage bearing the name of the garden. You’ll be welcomed with properly arranged terracotta potteries on the parking lot cum yard. A … Continue reading La Evelyn Cactus And Succulent Garden

Meet Lola Evelyn, the Kindhearted Succulent and Cactus Gardener

Passion is something that stays with you regardless of how old you may get. It may start as just a hobby, but taking it seriously to the next level can be done no matter what age you may be. This is what Lola Evelyn, the seasoned woman behind La Evelyn Cactus and Succulent Garden has proved. What started as a hobby became a business venture … Continue reading Meet Lola Evelyn, the Kindhearted Succulent and Cactus Gardener