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I Should Be in Barcelona Right Now

My 101% confidence level was at an all-time high when I thought I wouldn’t have any problems with my visa application for our company trip to Barcelona this year. Imagine how bummed I became after receiving a Schengen visa refusal letter from the Spanish consulate along with my no-visa-attached passport a couple of weeks after my application. OVERLY OPTIMISTIC Truth be told, leaving the corporate…

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Surfing in Siargao (or not)

Surfing in Siargao is probably an item in every Filipinos’ bucket list, and one of the first things that one does when in the surfing capital of the country. But when you already had that surf pinnacle, or your adventure-seeking self longs for something else, or you simply want to relax, what other things can you do aside from surfing? I went back to Siargao via…

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Mindanao, not the Island

Several days back, I got an invite to attend a short trip to Philippine Eagle Center in Davao and witness the turnover of Philippine Eagle Mindanao to Cebu Pacific. Just gotten out of bed, I thought the Philippine Eagle Foundation (PEF) is now being acquired by the country’s most popular low cost carrier. Since I still have several vacation leaves to burn and the year…

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The Quezon City I Didn’t Know

I lived in Quezon City for a significant number of years and I didn’t know that there are a few other things you can do around the city aside from the usual tour in the Quezon Memorial Circle or food crawling in Maginhawa Street until recently. So, if you have nothing to do this weekend and you’re just residing in or near Kyusi, why not visit the following spots as a…

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