• How to get back the real Christmas from the Grinch?

    Christmas in Dubai has grown from minimal into huge festive affairs. Santa Claus, improvised snow parks and snowman, giant gingerbread h...

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  • Conversation with Edric and Joy Tan Chi Mendoza on parenting and homeschooling

    Inspiring couple Edric and Joy Tan Chi Mendoza generously share key principles about parenting ahead of their Homeschool Intro session ...

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  • From '10 to SIX: Writing the right thing

    I won't forget the time I overheard a funny whip from someone when I was introduced as a blogger. She said, " Ingat ka, blogger ya...

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  • Why I share inspiring messages on Facebook

    There is at least one person among our friends who needs encouragement. This is one of my biggest motivation to keep sharing stories of...

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  • An afternoon of inspiration with Nick Vujicic in Dubai

    An informative and inspiring presscon - that was what just happened in a presser for Nick Vujicic ahead of his talks in Dubai and Sharja...

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  • No-phone zone implemented in one Dubai household

    Mobile phones have become our 'best friend.' In fact, we hold it, touch it and look at it more than we do with our loved ones....

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  • 31 Photos: Our visit to Dubai Garden Glow

    We didn't visit this place in its first season last year because the entrance fee is a bit pricey at AED60. We had planned to do i...

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  • 26 photos from our trip to Dinosaur Park inside Dubai Garden Glow

    Imagine a mini Jurassic Park with the Dubai skyline as the backdrop. Well yeah! Dinosaur Park, the biggest of its kind in the region is the...

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  • How and why I did a social media fasting

    The secret's out... I went to rehab. Sort of. Weeks ago, I did a social media fasting - no Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for 7 da...

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  • Should we remove the W in OFW?

      Lately I've been seeing posts on Facebook from some Filipinos who are lobbying (wanting) to omit W from OFW.

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  • Nick Vujicic will be in Dubai to spark passion, kindle hope and ignite change

    PR - Nicholas James ‘Nick’ Vujicic, a young motivational speaker born with phocomelia, a rare disorder characterized by the absence of l...

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  • School ongoing, parents behave

    With natural excitement of a first-time dad I WAS impulsive in sharing my daughter's life events - out of PRIDE. First spoken words...

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  • Biking for fun & fitness in Dubai

    We often fail with fitness resolutions year after year primarily because we don't have the right formula to make them happen. ...

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  • A Lahing Ginebra story from Dubai

    When GINEBRA played games in Dubai last year, during the press con, one guest (not from press) blatantly asked the team ‘bakit po ang ta...

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  • Appreciating the wireframes of life

    I had a chat with a friend about the work I do. She wanted to understand what UX is. We talked about WIREFRAMES. She didn’t quickly under...

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  • New tamper-proof, sexy Philippine e-passport now available

    The new sexy PILIPINAS Pasaporte has just become one of the most powerful passports in the world - VISUALLY powerful that is. Sexy is ...

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  • 10 things you can do at work to keep you fit and healthy

    It's great to know that the simple activities I do at work allows me to slim down and become healthier. All of us spend more than...

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  • 50+ Practical ways to save money in Dubai

    People come to Dubai for money. Inelegant as it may sound, it is the bitter-sweet reality for many. According to respected financial advo...

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  • Imagine You and Me showing in Dubai

    We were at the Dubai premiere showing of this first ‪#‎AlDub‬ movie last night and I think it's good - surprisingly good from GMA ...

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  • Review: Little Manila's big time Kalayaan boodle fight

    Little Manila's Sarao Jeepney inspired interior I was a bit hesitant to go back to Little Manila because of the bad reviews that s...

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  • Why we quit CFC

    One of the reasons why we joined CFC is the sense of community - to belong. My wife was pregnant then and we thought it would be great f...

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  • Must try Filipino restaurants in Dubai

    Bodega's cool interior (Paw patrol mine :-) Last updated 5th November 2016 - I'm not too hard to please when it comes to food....

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  • The Worthy 50 Fils

    *Kling! I knew I dropped a coin at the store but didn't bother to find it. It could just be a dirham anyway . Two hours later, the j...

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