How The COVID-19 Crisis Is Reviving The Bayanihan Culture In The Philippines

Bayanihan culture is the Filipino art of working together to attain a common goal and make any job easier. This community spirit has been shown traditionally by helping a neighbor who is relocating; traditional houses called Bahay Kubo or nipa hut are lifted and carried with the help of volunteers in the neighborhood. This trait of community support recurs whenever a neighbor is in need, … Continue reading How The COVID-19 Crisis Is Reviving The Bayanihan Culture In The Philippines

Send Some Love To People Battling COVID19

Send Some Love To People Battling COVID19

Sending some love to our front liners and patients who are battling Covid19 is possible even without costing you any money. All it requires is your message of comfort to be written in paper and send it to groups who initiated a project to uplift the spirit of those who are directly affected by the virus. Here are some teams you can partner with to … Continue reading Send Some Love To People Battling COVID19

Covid 19 Stopped The World From Travelling

One of the largest industries in the world is travel and no one would think that at one point it will be hampered. As COVID 19 has been declared officially as a pandemic, and there are lockdowns in almost any part of the globe, the world has stopped traveling. The virus crossed borders effortlessly yet made every major country in the world closed down its … Continue reading Covid 19 Stopped The World From Travelling

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Taho, Filipino’s Tofu Dessert

Taho is a classic sweet snack in the Philippines. It is made with fresh silken tofu, amber-colored ‘arnibal’ or a syrup made with caramelized brown sugar and vanilla and translucent white sago pearls (similar to tapioca pearls). This staple comfort food is served in tiny snack-sized portions. The signature local dessert, is served warm in a 5 to 8 oz. plastic cup. It is popular … Continue reading Taho, Filipino’s Tofu Dessert

How to Cancel Your Trip During A Virus Crisis

During a virus crisis, it is best to avoid nonessential travel to prevent any undue risk, getting infected, as well as community spread. Here are things you can do when canceling your trip due to a crisis virus.  Tour Operator/Tour Guide Service Cancellation Tour providers rarely cancel or change a booking, but during the COVID 19 season, local governments issued a travel ban, mandated community … Continue reading How to Cancel Your Trip During A Virus Crisis

Bayahihan in the Midst of COVID19 in the Philippines

In the midst of the covid19 pandemic disease, a lot of Filipinos have risen up to the occasion and demonstrated kindness to help fellow countrymen. Many have become local heroes in their own way. This season has proven that Bayanihan is still in the core of Filipinos, despite the passing of time, and culture and technology have advanced immensely.  Good deeds caught on camera have … Continue reading Bayahihan in the Midst of COVID19 in the Philippines

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Reading Club 2000 : A House of Books in Makati City

TEXT & PHOTO: Kaycie Gayle Reading Club 2000 is a community library with an unstructured setup. Though the library is in a private residence, it is an open house for everyone who’s interested to visit. It is located amid a busy neighborhood in the bustling commercial district of Makati.  Though some parts of the house are already dilapidated it is an esteemed spot for its … Continue reading Reading Club 2000 : A House of Books in Makati City