Category Archives: Tagum

THE COLD NEVER BOTHERED ME ANYWAY

Ever since I have first set my foot on the turfs of Baguio in February, I have always loved the place. Maybe I really do have a strong penchant for cold places. Hence, when Mama and I were planning what

THE COLD NEVER BOTHERED ME ANYWAY

Ever since I have first set my foot on the turfs of Baguio in February, I have always loved the place. Maybe I really do have a strong penchant for cold places. Hence, when Mama and I were planning what

MAGUGPO – A DELIGHTFUL DOCUMENTARY

“In the land of promise, lies a paradise…” says the first line of the Tagum City March, the city’s official hymn, when translated into English. Tagum City is the place where I was born, and where I spent a large

MAGUGPO – A DELIGHTFUL DOCUMENTARY

“In the land of promise, lies a paradise…” says the first line of the Tagum City March, the city’s official hymn, when translated into English. Tagum City is the place where I was born, and where I spent a large

PISAY GODS REUNION

Okay, okay. I know I have slacked in this blog for quite some time now. And this time, I can’t use my graduate studies as an excuse because we had a two-month break (April to May). However, can I just

PISAY GODS REUNION

Okay, okay. I know I have slacked in this blog for quite some time now. And this time, I can’t use my graduate studies as an excuse because we had a two-month break (April to May). However, can I just

MY COUSIN LALAINE

Yesterday, I trod the distressingly unfamiliar turfs of Manila to meet my cousin. Oh yes, it is essential to mention the words “distressingly unfamiliar” because I have been lost in the city of Manila sooooo many times; despite the fact

MY COUSIN LALAINE

Yesterday, I trod the distressingly unfamiliar turfs of Manila to meet my cousin. Oh yes, it is essential to mention the words “distressingly unfamiliar” because I have been lost in the city of Manila sooooo many times; despite the fact

CHANGES AT HOME

Last time I went home to Tagum City, I noticed a few changes. Some were good and some were uhm… neutral. For the latter, I noticed that my cousins who used to be live with my parents are not there

CHANGES AT HOME

Last time I went home to Tagum City, I noticed a few changes. Some were good and some were uhm… neutral. For the latter, I noticed that my cousins who used to be live with my parents are not there

MY FIRST MALAYSIAN

http://www.business-standard.com/newsimgthumb/thao_airasia.jpg Just this year, Malaysian airlines Air Asia joined the fray of the already stiff local flight competition. It is a budget carrier just like Cebu Pacific and Air Philippines that targets passengers who are willing to give up flight

MY FIRST MALAYSIAN

http://www.business-standard.com/newsimgthumb/thao_airasia.jpg Just this year, Malaysian airlines Air Asia joined the fray of the already stiff local flight competition. It is a budget carrier just like Cebu Pacific and Air Philippines that targets passengers who are willing to give up flight

HOME SICK HOME: Idiotic, Nostalgic, and Adventuresome

our family residence at Tagum City, Davao del Norte IDIOTIC It was the last weekend of August. I was pretty giddy while on that idiotic evening flight to Davao. I remember I was all happy and excited whilst reading the

HOME SICK HOME: Idiotic, Nostalgic, and Adventuresome

our family residence at Tagum City, Davao del Norte IDIOTIC It was the last weekend of August. I was pretty giddy while on that idiotic evening flight to Davao. I remember I was all happy and excited whilst reading the

NEW YEAR, BUT NOT NEW PRACTICES

I don’t know about you guys but we sure have our family practices every New Year’s Eve. My mom told me when I was young that those things might be just superstitions to some, but it wouldn’t hurt if we

NEW YEAR, BUT NOT NEW PRACTICES

I don’t know about you guys but we sure have our family practices every New Year’s Eve. My mom told me when I was young that those things might be just superstitions to some, but it wouldn’t hurt if we

MY TIME YOU TAKE

I was intending to write about the latest movie (3D movie at that) that I’ve seen in the big screen, My Soul To Take, and talk about how rubbish it was. However, I realized it was too crappy to be

MY TIME YOU TAKE

I was intending to write about the latest movie (3D movie at that) that I’ve seen in the big screen, My Soul To Take, and talk about how rubbish it was. However, I realized it was too crappy to be