7 Reasons You Should Plan a Hotel Staycation with Your Barkada

Imagine this scenario: You and your barkada haven’t been able to see one another for a long time. On top of your full-time jobs, there are a million other things keeping you away from simply getting together again (family time, post-grad studies, or more work!). You finally decide and agree on a weekend, everyone’s excited… Read More 7 Reasons You Should Plan a Hotel Staycation with Your Barkada

Why I Left My Potential Money-Making Career to be a Writer

I spent four grueling years studying research. And that’s what it exactly was. For years I’ve been struggling with my natural sense of analyzing things out of nowhere. I would spend hours and days stressing about things that merely existed in my mind. I eventually lost friends along the way because of it. And just… Read More Why I Left My Potential Money-Making Career to be a Writer

Racing Across Singapore, Indonesia, and Malaysia in 7 Days

People would often say that the most unplanned trips usually end up being one of, if not the most, memorable. After a declined South Korean visa, I caught myself bitterly (mis) planning a last-minute 7–day solo trip around Singapore on December 2015, while my supposed travel buddy successfully made her way to the Land of… Read More Racing Across Singapore, Indonesia, and Malaysia in 7 Days

A First-Time Shooter’s Guide at Stronghand Shooting Range

I’ve always considered myself an adventurous person, but until two weeks ago, the kinds of adventures I had in mind were those that only involved outdoor activities. Not only was I introduced to a whole new world of target shooting, but it was also extra difficult on my part knowing that I would be handling… Read More A First-Time Shooter’s Guide at Stronghand Shooting Range

The Biggest K-Pop Icon Search Kicks Off in the Philippines

By the years, the K-pop industry never fails to bring forth fresh faces onto the Asian and global spotlight. Specifically in the local scene, it would seem a definite possibility that this Korean fever won’t be ending anytime soon as well. What better way then to bring out the ultimate twist to this scenario than have Filipinos themselves… Read More The Biggest K-Pop Icon Search Kicks Off in the Philippines

Choosing Between Research and Writing as a Career: A Newbie’s Dilemma

Today I went to have my second interview for the Creative Researcher position in a top local media company, where the interviewer asked me the biggest, most life-changing question I’ve had to answer since graduating from college. Because of my apparent growing writer experience as seen on my resume, I was introduced to another opening… Read More Choosing Between Research and Writing as a Career: A Newbie’s Dilemma