We planned to go to the bar at around 9pm so we can listen to our acoustic duo’s last performance. The bar usually closes at 10pm and one hour of live music should be good enough, I thought.
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”
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?”
For those who know me personally or have been reading my blog for some time now, you would know that I’ve been working in the Maldives since 2016 and my thoughts on my Boracay visit would (probably) be interesting.
Consistently ranked as one of the world’s top beaches, Boracay has always been on my list of to-visits.
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.
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.
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”
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”
Frequently asked questions about sharks and why they should not end up on your plate.
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”