Travels, Zambales

The Secluded Island of Potipot: A True Gem of Zambales

I got invited to the team building for Joyce Sagun Cluster, where the Asst. Call Center Manager and his supervisors (and their plus-one's) spent a weekend in Zambales and went to the island of Potipot. They hired a van, the owner and driver of which is a friend (they also went to the Hundred Islands… Continue reading The Secluded Island of Potipot: A True Gem of Zambales

Travels

Puerto Galera – Boracay of the North

I wonder what made some people say this of Puerto Galera. I never found out in my own experience, but in the experiences of others. For now that I haven't been to the real Bora yet (we missed our flight with friends because of work), let me share to you our Puerto Galera experience, as… Continue reading Puerto Galera – Boracay of the North

Reflections

Red Tape Diaries: The Grueling NBI Clearance Process

Every future employer would want their employees as crime-free as possible. Thus, the need for NBI clearance at pre-employment. Having very, God-forgive-me common names, Joy and I have "hits" or namesakes and thus we need to wait for more than a week to get things straightened out. But that's not where the long red taping… Continue reading Red Tape Diaries: The Grueling NBI Clearance Process

Food

The J.Co Phenomenon

The J.Co donuts just conquered Manila!!! OMG. This is crazy. Their all-time best seller and signature donut, the Alcapone, is made of Belgian white chocolate, topped generously with slivers of Almond from California. This is a must-eat! J.Co Donuts started out in 2005 and has already won 4 awards including "BEST Donut by Free Magazine… Continue reading The J.Co Phenomenon

Personal

On Beng's 32nd Birthday

November 21, 2011   Today it's not about the pain anymore. It's about justice. Everyone already knows how my sister was brutally murdered a few months after she turned 22, on the same exact birthday of #$&^%$(*&%. Oh no, that is not a typo (more on #CyberCrimeLaw?) Today, it's no longer about the pain that… Continue reading On Beng's 32nd Birthday