5 things I learned while reflecting on my life’s passion and dreams

The past few days I’ve been thinking a lot about what my passion is.  To tell you the truth, I still don’t know what it is.  What else is out there?  Is there something more to life?  What’s my life’s purpose?  What are my dreams? 1) Have fun  For a long time, I haven’t really… Continue reading 5 things I learned while reflecting on my life’s passion and dreams

Happy Valentine’s Day

It’s hearts day today.  Happy Valentine’s Day! For the past few days I’ve been thinking of ways how to celebrate the day with my beloved wife.  She’s been busy the past couple of weeks because of her work, sometimes even spending some weekends at the office.  I want her to just spend some time to… Continue reading Happy Valentine’s Day

The next revolution of transportation technology – high-tech bikes, flying cars and intelligent machines

I just watched Discovery Science on TV.  The episode featured the next revolution of transportation technology. In Europe they have this high-tech bikes equipped with built-in GPS.  These bikes can never get lost.  Anyone can ride the bike, go somewhere then leave the bike at the station nearest to their destination.   The bike is free… Continue reading The next revolution of transportation technology – high-tech bikes, flying cars and intelligent machines

3 tips on how to track cash expenses effectively

For the past couple of months, I’ve been trying to track my expenses.  But my problem is, I haven’t found a nice way to track cash.  Yes, I use cash.  In this part of the world, cash is still king.  I remember when I was assigned to the US for a 6-month stint.  While in… Continue reading 3 tips on how to track cash expenses effectively

3 tips on starting a business and why I am still clueless

Over the last couple of months I’ve been contemplating to go into business.  The thing is, I have no idea what business to be in.  Or how I plan to do that.  I don’t even have any background in business.  I’ve been raised from a family of hard workers, working for the government, working for… Continue reading 3 tips on starting a business and why I am still clueless

Craving for chicken adobo and pork barbecue

The thing I miss most while being away from the Philippines is the delicious, though not always healthy, delicacies.  As I was browsing through my Christmas photos, I saw these two yummy pictures of pork barbecue and chicken adobo. Pork Barbecue Last Christmas, my dad prepared the pork barbecue with his own special recipe.  I… Continue reading Craving for chicken adobo and pork barbecue

Trip to Ilocos – welcoming arches, amazing bridges, and refreshing sceneries

About two years ago, me and my fiancee (now my wife) went to my hometown – Ilocos.  Instead of taking the usual bus trip at night, we decided to drive the whole stretch of Manila to Ilocos during the day.  We wanted to explore and do some sight-seeing while taking the long trip to Ilocos.… Continue reading Trip to Ilocos – welcoming arches, amazing bridges, and refreshing sceneries

Laoag Philippines – Sunshine City of the North

Last December, me and my wife spent our Christmas vacation in the northern part of the Philippines.  As I grew up in the north and am a true born Ilocano, I had special memories to reminisce as we visited the sunshine city of Laoag, Ilocos Norte. Scenic view from the Gilbert Bridge “Laoag” is the… Continue reading Laoag Philippines – Sunshine City of the North