Nothing like PDA to wake you up in the morning

One of the reasons why I eschew public transportation is my low tolerance for anything that requires contact with my fellow human beings, especially if their in the midst of doing something execrable. This is the same reason why riding cabs (if I have the money) or walking (if my destination is near enough) are…

Meet Taxi Scum (part deux)

If there’s one specie that is the object of my intense hatred other than slimy politicians and local entertainer-wannabes that would be the lowest level of pond scums known as Filipino taxi drivers. Like I said before, there are a lot of matitinong taxi drivers, but sadly it seemed that the annoying minority manages to…

On the Road – Pinoy style

The problem with being car-less here in the Philippines is not the convenience of actually driving anywhere (cos I am told that driving is really stressful). It’s being subjected to a slew of weird, annoying and sometimes, otherwise–gross behaviors of your fellow riding public. The sad part is that it really doesn’t matter where you…