Life in the Time of Corona Virus

We are in the most interesting of times. Not that it’s good but we are in a time of uncertainty. Nobody knows what’s gonna happen next.

At times, I feel like I’m in a movie. Or in a Déjà vu, except that I have seen the real life scenarios in movies I’ve watched before instead of dreams. Continue reading “Life in the Time of Corona Virus”

Summer is almost here! Is your body beach ready?

I’m back to the Maldives after a short holiday at home and as soon as I arrived to the island, I jumped into the water to swim. Not literally though as I arrived by almost midnight yesterday. I went for a swim today to feel good and start trimming down all the sugar, fats and oil I’ve collected from the glutton that I was for the last two weeks. Continue reading “Summer is almost here! Is your body beach ready?”

Thoughts: On Vodka, Beers and Regrets

On Vodka, Beers and Regrets revolves around the story of Jane Pineda (Bella Padilla) who was struggling with her alcohol addiction while watching the slow death of her showbiz career. Jane meets Francis (JC Santos), a vocalist of a band who had a crush on her in high school while she was at the peak of her career. They fall in love. She changes.

The end.

Sounds like a typical love story.

It is. But it’s not. And it is beautiful.

A picture of a sad and ugly reality, beautifully made into a movie pulling some heart strings here and there.

Continue reading “Thoughts: On Vodka, Beers and Regrets”

Fushifaru Maldives: A Super Instagrammable Luxury Resort

Needless to say, this post will contain images which will show why Fushifaru is a super instagrammmable resort in the Maldives. But before we proceed  with all the photos, let me give a brief description of the resort. Like, really brief. Continue reading “Fushifaru Maldives: A Super Instagrammable Luxury Resort”

Voyager and Other Fictions: The Collected Stories of Jose Dalisay

If there will come a time that I would need to sell my books and leave only a few with me, Jose Dalisay’s Voyager and Other Fictions is definitely going to stay on my shelf and here’s why: Continue reading “Voyager and Other Fictions: The Collected Stories of Jose Dalisay”

Fishing as a Stress Reliever

We went for night fishing yesterday evening.

We left the island around five past six and traces of the sun that has just set were still visible on the still-pinkish-turning-to-gray sky. The current was strong and the tide was low as it was just two days after the first full moon of the year. Continue reading “Fishing as a Stress Reliever”