By virtue of House Bill 5241, December 8 could be declared as a special non-working holiday in the Philippines to commemorate the Feast of Immaculate Conception of Mary, the country’s principal patroness. The Blessed Virgin Mary (Our Lady of Peace and Good Voyage) is also our patroness, so the 8th of December was traditionally a …

Kinain na tayong mga Pilipino ng sistemang Korea…! [The Korean system has consumed us!…] We often hear that phrase, and I couldn’’t agree more. Even I have been bitten by the Korean bug, binging over K-dramas whenever I had spare time. My elder daughter Sasha would even tell me “’Ma, good night. Saranghe!’” as if …

Sasha, my elder daughter, asked me to download the video. She learned about the video through a classroom activity, but I have no idea what it is. Out of frustration, she showed me the other kids in our neighborhood doing the Baby Shark dance. 😆 To answer the question above, here is the viral video. …

From time to time, it’s nice to treat yourselves with something extra special. And by extra special I mean Two Guys Burger House. This hole-in-the-wall burger place in Antipolo is fairly new, having been established in March 2017. Even so, I already heard a lot about it. In fact, my neighbors who were able to …

Today is September 1, the start of the -ber months. Obviously. A Pinoy pride, we start celebrating (or prepping for) Christmastime once we flip our calendars to September. Hence, the Philippines is dubbed as the country with the longest holiday season, from September 1 to January 6 (Epiphany or Three Kings’ Day). In time for …