Category Archives: General

Glimpses of KidZania Manila

We were given the privilege of joining the 3-day preview of Kidzania (with hugely discounted rates) before they opened to the public on August 7, 2015. Situated in Fort Bonifacio Global City, near Serendra area, it was a city within … Continue reading

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Blacklisted Philippine couriers: Metrowide and Philfox

We have been users of Xend for years now. Xend used to be the only low-cost courier in the market, but nowadays we have more options, supposedly. Others offer much cheaper rates than Xend so we thought of trying them … Continue reading

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Makati Park and Garden: Reservation Fail

Makati Park and Garden’s reservation system should have a disclaimer that reads: “Reserve at your own risk.” Apparently a reservation slip does not actually guarantee you a reservation even if you’ve fully paid – you can still get bumped off … Continue reading

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How to Make Avocado Pudding

One of my childhood favorites, finding a big bowl of Tupperware in the refrigerator on Sunday mornings meant that mom was in the mood to make Avocado pudding (or maybe Avocado was just in season). So at the behest of … Continue reading

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Why Is there Rice in Salt Shakers?

I used to think that the rice in salt shakers were clumps of salt. But at some point in my childhood I was able to open one of those shakers and examine the contents. So they weren’t clumps of salt … Continue reading

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Grilla Restaurant Food Review

Grilla Bar & Grill is a restaurant that serves delicious Filipino food. We love their sisig but while inside the restaurant we realized that my wife, pregnant, isn’t allowed to eat food that might have questionable ingredients and preparation techniques. … Continue reading

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Tokyo Cafe Crêpes Food Review

Tokyo Cafe is one of the many restaurants in the Mall of Asia, but it is certainly one of the few that can catch your attention with a dazzling display of mouth-watering crêpes. The perfectly shaped ice cream covered with … Continue reading

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Felix Restaurant Food Review

One of the more expensive restaurants in Greenbelt 5, we only decided to try this out because I got a voucher from a group buying site. The restaurant’s ambiance is cozy, with warm lighting and dimmed surroundings giving you that … Continue reading

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Singing Contests and Artist Judges

The last time I followed American Idol was the season I rooted for Carrie Underwood. I’m watching the latest season of AI regularly again and I’m just so disappointed with the judges. The problem with having artists as judges is … Continue reading

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Lasik – 8 months later

I posted about my LASIK experience last year. I’d like to share how it’s going eight (8) months after I had LASIK surgery. They’ve been monitoring my eyes on a monthly basis since then. At first I was told there were … Continue reading

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Philippines Freedom of Information Act Killed by Congress… Again

Although the Philippines’ Bill of Rights recognizes the people’s right to information on matters of public concern. There is no legislation that sets the procedures for access and disclosure of information and provides penalties for officials who fail to release … Continue reading

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Women’s Sex Strike Brings Peace in the Philippines

According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), women in 2 Mindanao villages ended the armed conflict by refusing to have sex with their husbands unless they stopped laid down their weapons.

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Why I Don’t Like the Man of Steel

Look , up in the sky! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No, it’s an incredibly boring comic book superhero with no style. Heck, even his hairdo is indestructible, how boring is that? This page from Frank Miller’s The Dark … Continue reading

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