Category Archives: Personal

HotelQuickly: ‘Why Pay More When You Could Spend Less?’

    Spur-of-the -moment trips? Spontaneous Staycation?  Stayed out too late? Can’t drive home because you’re too tired? Roads are congested because of the heavy rains? Don’t worry, HotelQuickly will help you get your last minute accommodation at UH-MAY-ZING prices. And … Continue reading

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Confirmed!

  Once a person receives the sacrament of confirmation, he becomes “a soldier of Christ”.   In our chosen Church for our wedding, a couple can only reserve the date of their marriage once they have completed the following requirements:   … Continue reading

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Paksiw na Bangus (Milkfish Stewed in Vinegar)

This one right here is a dish that I learned to love because of my brother-in-law’s version. I mean, I grew up with basically just a straight forward take – fish poached in vinegar loaded with peppercorns, garlic and ginger. … Continue reading

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You Bet, Pakbet!

Dishes that make up traditional cuisines show our close relationship and dependence on our environment. That’s basically human nature – we consume what’s around us. From the primitive instincts we have for food to finally evolving to what it is … Continue reading

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Visiting CDO and Bukidnon

It was during the Masterchef elimination round that would determine who would make it to the top 15 (later became top 16) roster when I met a very bubbly tandem. As the pressure of the inevitable engulfed the entire room, the Bukidnon-born … Continue reading

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