Category Archives: Activities

URBAN ELITE’S GREAT BINONDO EXPERIENCE

Urban Elite, the alumni leg of UPLB Street Jazz which I am a part of, conducts activities from time to time just because. One time we held a team building activity in a private resort in Calauan called Samland, which

URBAN ELITE’S GREAT BINONDO EXPERIENCE

Urban Elite, the alumni leg of UPLB Street Jazz which I am a part of, conducts activities from time to time just because. One time we held a team building activity in a private resort in Calauan called Samland, which

PRU HALLOWEEN 2012

I know it is too late to post a Halloween entry but I really can’t help it. I have been wanting to share this experience but I just didn’t have ample time last November. Anyways, since it’s the Holy Week,

PRU HALLOWEEN 2012

I know it is too late to post a Halloween entry but I really can’t help it. I have been wanting to share this experience but I just didn’t have ample time last November. Anyways, since it’s the Holy Week,

BRIGADA ESKWELA

Yes, that’s me right there. That bald guy in the background. We were included in the feature cover of our company’s internal newsletter. This was around summer last year, after we volunteered to do some community work, i.e. re-painting classrooms

BRIGADA ESKWELA

Yes, that’s me right there. That bald guy in the background. We were included in the feature cover of our company’s internal newsletter. This was around summer last year, after we volunteered to do some community work, i.e. re-painting classrooms

STAR CITY

The last time I went to Star City was when I was in Grade 4. I was in elementary school and was still based in Tagum City then. We spent a summer here in Metro Manila to meet in the

STAR CITY

The last time I went to Star City was when I was in Grade 4. I was in elementary school and was still based in Tagum City then. We spent a summer here in Metro Manila to meet in the

KIMCHILANDIA CHRONICLES: JEJU ISLAND – LOVELAND

Kimchilandia Chronicles – Chronological recounting of Lonewulf’s great Korean adventure ===== WARNING! If you are under 18, or have a weak heart, please do not proceed on reading this entry. I am actually warning you. See those cartoon characters they used

KIMCHILANDIA CHRONICLES: JEJU ISLAND – LOVELAND

Kimchilandia Chronicles – Chronological recounting of Lonewulf’s great Korean adventure ===== WARNING! If you are under 18, or have a weak heart, please do not proceed on reading this entry. I am actually warning you. See those cartoon characters they used

THE MAÑANITA

When I was a child, we had this tradition in our neighbourhood that involved people secretly gathering on someone’s birthday (normally at the request of the celebrant’s family) and surprising him or her with an early morning serenade. Normally, people

THE MAÑANITA

When I was a child, we had this tradition in our neighbourhood that involved people secretly gathering on someone’s birthday (normally at the request of the celebrant’s family) and surprising him or her with an early morning serenade. Normally, people

KIMCHILANDIA CHRONICLES: JEJU ISLAND – RIPLEY’S BELIEVE IT OR NOT

Kimchilandia Chronicles – Chronological recounting of Lonewulf’s great Korean adventure ===== I knew this is a quite delayed post for my March trip, but I vowed to finish these Kimchilandia entries even if I have to do it inch by

KIMCHILANDIA CHRONICLES: JEJU ISLAND – RIPLEY’S BELIEVE IT OR NOT

Kimchilandia Chronicles – Chronological recounting of Lonewulf’s great Korean adventure ===== I knew this is a quite delayed post for my March trip, but I vowed to finish these Kimchilandia entries even if I have to do it inch by

KIMCHILANDIA CHRONICLES: JEJU ISLAND – CHOCOLATE MUSEUM

Kimchilandia Chronicles – Chronological recounting of Lonewulf’s great Korean adventure ===== Wow. I have been soooooo busy with my work-school routine that I am recently finding it hard to make time for blogging. But anyway, since I am currently uploading bulk

KIMCHILANDIA CHRONICLES: JEJU ISLAND – CHOCOLATE MUSEUM

Kimchilandia Chronicles – Chronological recounting of Lonewulf’s great Korean adventure ===== Wow. I have been soooooo busy with my work-school routine that I am recently finding it hard to make time for blogging. But anyway, since I am currently uploading bulk

KIMCHILANDIA CHRONICLES: JEJU ISLAND – TEDDY BEAR MUSEUM

Kimchilandia Chronicles – Chronological recounting of Lonewulf’s great Korean adventure ===== We kicked off Day 2 of our Jeju sub-trip by having a warm morning with teddy bears. I used to love cutesy stuff when I was young. Figurines, collectibles,

KIMCHILANDIA CHRONICLES: JEJU ISLAND – TEDDY BEAR MUSEUM

Kimchilandia Chronicles – Chronological recounting of Lonewulf’s great Korean adventure ===== We kicked off Day 2 of our Jeju sub-trip by having a warm morning with teddy bears. I used to love cutesy stuff when I was young. Figurines, collectibles,

KIMCHILANDIA CHRONICLES: JEJU ISLAND – JEJU FOLK VILLAGE

Kimchilandia Chronicles – Chronological recounting of Lonewulf’s great Korean adventure ===== umi-emo si koya Folk villages are a common type of tourist spot in Korea. It is one of the must-go-to attractions in Kimchiland, so I insisted that we should

KIMCHILANDIA CHRONICLES: JEJU ISLAND – JEJU FOLK VILLAGE

Kimchilandia Chronicles – Chronological recounting of Lonewulf’s great Korean adventure ===== umi-emo si koya Folk villages are a common type of tourist spot in Korea. It is one of the must-go-to attractions in Kimchiland, so I insisted that we should

KIMCHILANDIA CHRONICLES: JEJU ISLAND – LAVA RUINS, A LABYRINTH, AND A GIANT SAUCER

Kimchilandia Chronicles – Chronological recounting of Lonewulf’s great Korean adventure ===== Seongsan Ilchulbung (see source at the bottom) Gimnyeong Maze Park Manjanggul Lava Tube From here on, I will classify my Kimchilandia entries per theme. This is because our Jeju

KIMCHILANDIA CHRONICLES: JEJU ISLAND – LAVA RUINS, A LABYRINTH, AND A GIANT SAUCER

Kimchilandia Chronicles – Chronological recounting of Lonewulf’s great Korean adventure ===== Seongsan Ilchulbung (see source at the bottom) Gimnyeong Maze Park Manjanggul Lava Tube From here on, I will classify my Kimchilandia entries per theme. This is because our Jeju

Kimchilandia Chronicles: Day 4 – CHANGGYEONGGUNG AND THE FLIGHT TO JEJU-DO

Kimchilandia Chronicles – Chronological recounting of Lonewulf’s great Korean adventure ===== the mysterious palace gate   view of Jeju-do from the high heavens Before I start, let me share with you our dinner after our Everland adventure.      

Kimchilandia Chronicles: Day 4 – CHANGGYEONGGUNG AND THE FLIGHT TO JEJU-DO

Kimchilandia Chronicles – Chronological recounting of Lonewulf’s great Korean adventure ===== the mysterious palace gate   view of Jeju-do from the high heavens Before I start, let me share with you our dinner after our Everland adventure.      

KIMCHILANDIA CHRONICLES: DAY 3 – EVERLAND

Kimchilandia Chronicles: Day 3 – EVERLAND Kimchilandia Chronicles – Chronological recounting of Lonewulf’s great Korean adventure. ===== Monday, 12 March 2012 It was Day 3 of our trip and we were scheduled to go to EVERLAND! Arigato, Shortstride, and Lonewulf

KIMCHILANDIA CHRONICLES: DAY 3 – EVERLAND

Kimchilandia Chronicles: Day 3 – EVERLAND Kimchilandia Chronicles – Chronological recounting of Lonewulf’s great Korean adventure. ===== Monday, 12 March 2012 It was Day 3 of our trip and we were scheduled to go to EVERLAND! Arigato, Shortstride, and Lonewulf

FOR A WHILE I WAS BLUE(D)

Epistaxis. That was the only proper response to my two-day workshop that ate half of my two weekends in March. The topic was Financial Risk Management in Practice. It was a ruthless14-hour discourse, which despite the difficulty of the topics,

FOR A WHILE I WAS BLUE(D)

Epistaxis. That was the only proper response to my two-day workshop that ate half of my two weekends in March. The topic was Financial Risk Management in Practice. It was a ruthless14-hour discourse, which despite the difficulty of the topics,

Kimchilandia Chronicles: DAY 1 (ANNEX) – SNOWBOARDING 101

Kimchilandia Chronicles – Chronological recounting of Lonewulf’s great Korean adventure. ============ SNOWBOARDING 101 for LONEWULF, SHORTSTRIDE, and ARIGATO  Jisan Forest Ski Resort, Yongin, Gyeonggi, South Korea 10 March 2012 Lonewulf, Shortstride, and Arigato   The Slopes Lovin’ the cold To

Kimchilandia Chronicles: DAY 1 (ANNEX) – SNOWBOARDING 101

Kimchilandia Chronicles – Chronological recounting of Lonewulf’s great Korean adventure. ============ SNOWBOARDING 101 for LONEWULF, SHORTSTRIDE, and ARIGATO  Jisan Forest Ski Resort, Yongin, Gyeonggi, South Korea 10 March 2012 Lonewulf, Shortstride, and Arigato   The Slopes Lovin’ the cold To

Kimchilandia Chronicles: DAY 1 – ARRIVAL + SNOWBOARDING + MYEONGDONG DINNER

Kimchilandia Chronicles – Chronological recounting of Lonewulf’s great Korean adventure. ============= Lonewulf, Shortstride*, and Arigato* For the next few entries, allow me to recount my experiences in South Korea. I’m doing this for three reasons: (1) I was extremely awed

Kimchilandia Chronicles: DAY 1 – ARRIVAL + SNOWBOARDING + MYEONGDONG DINNER

Kimchilandia Chronicles – Chronological recounting of Lonewulf’s great Korean adventure. ============= Lonewulf, Shortstride*, and Arigato* For the next few entries, allow me to recount my experiences in South Korea. I’m doing this for three reasons: (1) I was extremely awed

TO KIMCHILANDIA WE WENT

Just over a week ago, I embarked on my ‘first vacation abroad’, with two good friends of mine, to the home of electronics-giants Samsung and LG, automobile-giants KIA and Hyundai, and of course, Lotte. The Land of the Morning Calm…

TO KIMCHILANDIA WE WENT

Just over a week ago, I embarked on my ‘first vacation abroad’, with two good friends of mine, to the home of electronics-giants Samsung and LG, automobile-giants KIA and Hyundai, and of course, Lotte. The Land of the Morning Calm…

W.O.C.D.T – HELMET DIVING

  Finally, I was able to find some time to post this. The last installment of the W.O.C.D.T. series. 🙂 To complete our Bora activities, we allowed ourselves to be submerged was that 15? feet below sea-level, and had a

W.O.C.D.T – HELMET DIVING

  Finally, I was able to find some time to post this. The last installment of the W.O.C.D.T. series. 🙂 To complete our Bora activities, we allowed ourselves to be submerged was that 15? feet below sea-level, and had a

W.O.C.D.T. – PARASAILING

Another activity we did in Boracay was Parasailing. 🙂 This one is the most expensive among the activities that we did. It comprised >20% of our budget. Geez! It was worth the financial pain though. It’s a one-of-a-kind experience that

W.O.C.D.T. – PARASAILING

Another activity we did in Boracay was Parasailing. 🙂 This one is the most expensive among the activities that we did. It comprised >20% of our budget. Geez! It was worth the financial pain though. It’s a one-of-a-kind experience that

W.O.C.D.T. – ISLAND-HOPPING + SNORKELLING

As part of our Boracay activities last September, me and my friends procured a boat and went on an island-hopping escapade.   We played with the water, took picture of the islands, took pictures underwater, snorkelled, and did a lot

W.O.C.D.T. – ISLAND-HOPPING + SNORKELLING

As part of our Boracay activities last September, me and my friends procured a boat and went on an island-hopping escapade.   We played with the water, took picture of the islands, took pictures underwater, snorkelled, and did a lot