Seoul 2013 || Log #01 || 02 October 2013

(The first part of my travel log series to Seoul, South Korea.) This time last month, my dad asked me if I wanted to tag along with my Aunt & cousin for a short trip to South Korea. Being an enthusiast of almost anything Korean–food in particular, I immediately said yes. Never mind that I’m… Continue reading Seoul 2013 || Log #01 || 02 October 2013

(34th) MIBF: From A First-Timer

New Books
Novels bought: Perfume: Story Of A Murderer by Patrick Suskind, Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov, Brave New World by Aldous Huxley. These cost me around P1,500 (Total discount around P400).

On the 34th run of the Manila International Book Fair (henceforth mentioned as MIBF), my friends and I braved Metro Manila’s public transportation during the monsoon season–you could only imagine what the daily commuter goes through every single day. Half an hour and unruly heads of hair later, we arrived at the SMX Convention Center or the “holy grail” of books. … Continue reading

3, 2,1…And You’re On! Cue in Audience Applause

A big portion of what you see on TV provides entertainment, gossip, easy money (depending on how you define the word) and some mild form of exploitation. I did not write these points with the intention of tarnishing anyone’s reputation. These are based on my first hand experiences of watching a talk show and a… Continue reading 3, 2,1…And You’re On! Cue in Audience Applause

CBTL Philippines’ 2012 Giving Journal and then Some

Around two weeks ago, I completed the 18 stamps required for the Giving Journal 2012. And right then and there, I decided to claim the journal since I had a big bag with me and in order to avoid possible unfortunate events such as losing the card…or completely forgetting to claim the planner. Thank you… Continue reading CBTL Philippines’ 2012 Giving Journal and then Some