Posts Tagged ‘Philippines’

Philippines nominated for the BBC World Challenge!

AIDIF

The World Challenge is a global competition aimed at finding projects or small businesses from around the world that have shown enterprise and innovation at the grassroots level. This year, a Bacolod’s Alternative Indigenous Development Foundation Inc. (AIDFI) has been named one of 12 finalists in the BBC World Challenge 2010.

The Most Expensive Garmin Watch

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Because of running, I was vain enough to buy a very expensive watch.  It has the features many runners love.  Distance, pace, GPS, heart rate, map views and a lot more.  I used the money I earned from making ambigrams. Before I have to buy it online. I first bought a Garmin Forerunner 405 in […]

Precious Moments at Sampaguita Gardens

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After our trip to Boracay, our flight back to Manila will be via Kalibo.  Quennie arranged to have a side trip to the Sampaguita Gardens in Kalibo which is just about 15-20 minutes from the airport.  It was also the perfect time to meet Clarissa, our sponsored child thru World Vision, who is based in […]

Back in Baguio

The original plan was to go to Polillo Island. We were invited to be there and were asked that the youth will conduct the Sabbath services. However, the weather wasn’t so kind and we were advice not to push through with the activity. It would be a long weekend and we wanted to have a […]

Race Crashers – FEATI Blue and Gold Run

I woke up late. I wanted to join the FEATI Fun Run at Roxas Blvd. I set the alarm at 5:00am but woke up an hour later. But the weather was great. The sun is up. Que and I decided to run anyway. She needs to practice for the 10K Miracle Run next Sunday. It […]

The Office Breakfast Club – Culture Crash

We often have visitors from other countries who would visit our office. It is intereseting to see how the different cultures would clash and something funny would result from it. Here are a few stories… *** We went out for dinner and had a buffet at a Filipino restuarant. It was his first time to […]

Way of the Sun

Viaje del Sol or “Way of the Sun”. That’s what they call the journey to the hidden destinations in Laguna, Batangas and Quezon. If you thought Laguna was just for the hot spring resorts, Batangas was just for beaches and Quezon was just for the mountain trekkers, Viaje del Sol will surprise you. Viaje del […]

My Road to Riches – Turning a Hobby into a Business

I wanted to have my own business someday.  I am inspired by those simple people making it big in business, office workers turned entrepreneur, and several new franchise ideas that made money.  A lot of business ideas are coming to my mind as well.  Some are related to my passion like setting up a bookstore, […]

5th Animo Run

This is the first Animo Run that we have participated.  The fun run is organized yearly by the DLSU Running Club.  We got good feedbacks about the way the fun run was organized last time.  So this year, we decided to take part.  We had very little practice before the race.  I was only able […]

Siquijor Demystified

This is the final leg of our November Vacation Trilogy.  Siquijor has been known as the Mystic Island because it is popular for its healer and supernatural stories.  When we planned to go here, we dont have any idea what to do or where to go.  We didn’t even plan to stay here for the […]

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