Are you ready to buy a Genius gaming mouse for 11pesos? If you think this is a joke then you haven't tried Lazada just yet, especially during their crazy 11.11 sale where goods fly off the shelf and people literally wait with bated breath while on their laptops or phones eagerly awaiting the next amazing … Continue reading Get your wallets ready -Lazada is ready to launch its crazy 11.11 sale!
One of my pet peeves when traveling out of of the country is paying my travel taxes especially if there's long lines ahead of me. However, since paying travel taxes is one of my duties as a citizen, I welcome the Travel Tax Online Payment System, a recent initiative of TIEZA, the government arm tasked … Continue reading Good news! You can now pay your travel taxes online
When I was younger, I learned to equate success with having a corner office that came with a nice view of the sky line and with a team of people to help out with the nitty-gritty. For me then -- this means continuous employment, clocking at least 15 years or more in order to finally … Continue reading Dreaming of a corner office and a nice view of the skyline? CEO Suite has you covered
Just when I thought that I'd be fully contented working for the man, while indulging my passion for writing through blogging and various side hustles, here comes an the news from Mental Floss: (Excerpted from the Mental Floss report) "The Telegraph reports that the position at Cat Café Manchester pays £8 an hour and includes responsibilities like playing with and feeding the café’s … Continue reading Am filing my 30 days notice tomorrow — a UK cafe needs nanny for its kittens
If you are looking for an affordable but very versatile SMART TV, here's something you might want to check out. Coocaa – one of the premiere Chinese brands that made its debut launch during Lazada's 11.11 Online Revolution last year is back. What makes the deal sweet is that this brand of Smart LED TV … Continue reading Get your 40-inch Coocaa SMART TV for only PHP13,990 – exclusively at Lazada
This post chronicles our ten hours of being with the people last Friday, 16 January - the second day of Pope Francis' visit to the Philippines and officially the start of his official itinerary during his Apostolic and State Visit to the Philippines. (State -- because, FYI -- Pope Francis is the head of state … Continue reading 10 hours in Pope Francis’ trail
Tomorrow, around this time, His Holiness Pope Francis I will already be in Manila in time for his Mercy and Compassion country visit. The Philippines, considered the largest Catholic nation in Asia, has been preparing for this visit since 4th quarter of 2014 -- with parish churches often announcing the expected activities during mass and … Continue reading Pope Francis-mania in Manila
We read this interesting piece at the NYMag.com (one of my go-to sites when I want to procrastinate), "Could you go 40 days without being Mean?" Basically, the author was invited and challenged by her friend to be nice for 40 days and write the instances where she managed to goof off. The piece described … Continue reading Mean Girl
I live in Makati City, Philippines -- recently declared by Time as the "Selfie Capital of the World." Above: Screenshot of the Time study identifying cities with the most number of "selfie-takers." My city takes the cake with 258 selfies per 100,000 people. The news was met with the same intensity as Filipinos hearing about an American … Continue reading My Selfie-loving country
Life goes on. While I am currently based in Metro Manila, hundreds and hundreds of miles away from the devastation in Tacloban, you can't help but feel a certain level of sadness and a cloud of gloom hanging all over the country. People are getting catty and snippy on Facebook, denouncing the government and casting … Continue reading Stand up!