The Corporate Slave

Life is a journey. Come and join me as i spend moments with interesting people, visit astounding places, attend meaningful events, or just pondering things out.

Captivating Kansai (Part 2)

After fixing my things and had that buffet breakfast earlier than usual, I headed out of my hotel to spend my last day in Kyoto (Day 4) visiting Gion district, … Continue reading

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Captivating Kansai (Part 1)

I only had a glimpse of Kansai when our bullet train traverse the area on my way to Okayama from Tokyo many years ago.  I had also read it countless … Continue reading

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Remembering Fol Rana Jr.

Many times we wait until a friend has died to tell the world how that friend touched our lives and realize what a wonderful person he (or she) was. Today, … Continue reading

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Last Hurrah in BORAWAN

Despite the absence of regular teambuilding activities at CBC CardOps, each member felt that they are part of a caring family.  When I was still there, I ensure that I … Continue reading

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Land of the Rising Sun

My flight to Osaka last October 16 was nearly cancelled due to typhoon Sarika (locally named Karen).  It was moved five hours later instead.  Maybe I should at least be … Continue reading

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CBC CardOps

It has been more than two years now when I started CBC CardOps as its lone member. Few months later other members came in. First were Chit, and then Jason, … Continue reading

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She is just an ordinary woman with an extraordinary story. Born in one of the islands near Catbalogan, Samar where people make a living through fishing and farming. Both her … Continue reading

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I wrote this post as a tribute to my father in commemoration with Father’s Day celebration last June. I was once asked during one of my magazine interviews, “If you … Continue reading

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Are you afraid of GHOST?

Most of us are afraid of something that we don’t know. Some are afraid of the dark because they can’t see anything in the dark. Some are afraid of being … Continue reading

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Pintas Ti Amianan (Northern Beauty)

Travelling is an uplifting experience. You visit fascinating places, discover exciting cultures, meet different people, or possibly learn a new dialect or a new language. I consider travelling as an … Continue reading

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Paradise that is PANNZIAN

For someone who had not gone to Ilocos Norte all his life, I got bewildered to learn that Pagudpud has several beaches to offer. There is this popular Maira-Ira Beach … Continue reading

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I WANT TO KNOW WHAT LOVE IS. This is the song that lingers in my mind for several days after watching Atlantis Productions’ Rock of Ages at Carlos P. Romulo … Continue reading

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Depends on how appreciative you are on things that surrounds you. Some people can see the benefit that half-filled glass one can provide. For other people, it is simply not … Continue reading

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