How to be an Adult? Musings of a fresh-grad

When I was ten years old, I remember whining to my parents about how I am already capable of commuting alone, crossing the street without them holding my hand or watching over me from across, strolling the city by myself, and basically, being an adult already. Because reaching the two-digit age is practically the same as reaching … Continue reading How to be an Adult? Musings of a fresh-grad

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Respecting Other People’s Time

In the Philippines, we have this so-called “Filipino Time.” It is when someone arrives way past the scheduled time. Fifteen, thirty, forty minutes late. Or when someone texts you “I’m coming” but in reality that person is still about to take a bath. Or when they say, “Getting ready!” but really, they have just woken … Continue reading Respecting Other People’s Time

Catching Up with Friends

It's always a good time when you hang out with your best friends! Nothing beats a good quality time with them after you've never seen them for quite a while. Though Dumaguete is only a small place, my friends and I rarely get to hang because we have different schedules. It sucks, but it's also … Continue reading Catching Up with Friends

Pinoy Snacks/Merienda

Filipinos are fond of family gatherings, may it be small or intimate gathering of immediate family members or may it be big and "nationwide" such as reunions or fiestas. Filipinos are really fond of socializing and being with their own kin! Now, Sunday is usually coined in the country as "Family Day" because it is … Continue reading Pinoy Snacks/Merienda

Life Update and The Self-Improvement Plan

Frustration is literally the worst emotion ever. And as much as I would like to say that I've dealt with being frustrated and overcame it totally, I cannot. I'd be lying if I would. Because the thing is, I'm still dealing with it-- every single day. On the bright side however, is that I'm overcoming it … Continue reading Life Update and The Self-Improvement Plan

Ten Beautiful Bisaya Words

Of all the seven thousand plus islands in the Philippines, I am fortunately born in a modest province situated at the Visayas region, specifically at Central Visayas. I grew up having Visaya or Bisaya as my native language, and at first I thought the whole world speak of the same language-- because, why not?--but fortunately … Continue reading Ten Beautiful Bisaya Words

Hi!—A life and blog update

Hi! Hello! Hola! Annyeong! Wow. It has been quite a while since I updated this little online space of mine! I missed this, and I’m so happy to be back and to let my creative juices flow again. I’m excited to be able to communicate once again with readers and other bloggers about things that … Continue reading Hi!—A life and blog update

Trip to Cebu City

It's good to be back again! Been away from the blogging world for a few weeks because I had my final examination for the whole first week of October. Thank the heavens I'm done with the first semester of the school year! It was one heck of a stressful sem. I'm also thankful that a week after … Continue reading Trip to Cebu City

My Week In A Post (Week #1)

I've decided to make this as an official, constant, weekly thing for my blog. I'm going to post a summary of what I did during the week in a way to make this little wonderland of mine more personal. This is also a way for me to try and take more nice photos to share and … Continue reading My Week In A Post (Week #1)

How to be Happy

Lately, I've been receiving compliments about how I'm still smiling and thinking positively even in stressful situations. These little compliments my friends throw casually at me actually means quite a lot. It never fails to make my heart feel big whenever I hear them say this, because considering the fact that I've spent most of my … Continue reading How to be Happy