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

Reading Club 2000 books shelves

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

Prado Cafe Farm Lubao Pampanga to table restaurant

Prado Cafe’s Farm To Table Concept And Local Specialties

Prado cafe serves farm to table dishes to guests visiting Prado eco-resort in Lubao Pampanga. Dishes are served with fresh ingredients coming from their farm located within the hacienda. The produce from the farm’s rice field, pond, livestock, and gardens with edible flowers, herbs, vegetables, and medicinal plants all contribute to the tastiness of the dishes they serve. The cafe is situated in front of … Continue reading Prado Cafe’s Farm To Table Concept And Local Specialties

The Mask Culture Caused By COVID 19

Since we’re still clueless how long would covid19 will last, it seems like we have to accept that what was unusual to us is becoming the norm. We need to instantly adapt to the radical change caused by this pandemic disease. The longer COVID 19 lingers, a new kind of culture is developing. What’s normal now is that people are panic buying, strangers you come … Continue reading The Mask Culture Caused By COVID 19

Tsokolate Eh and Tsokolate Ah in the Philippines

During colonial times, the way the chocolate drink is served to you has a way of expressing how valuable a person sees you or where you belong in society. Traditionally, chocolate drinks in the Philippines have two kinds, the ‘tsokolate eh’ and ‘tsokolate ah.’ During the colonial times, people looked at Tsokolate eh as a superior drink. It is served and reserved only for the … Continue reading Tsokolate Eh and Tsokolate Ah in the Philippines