Rizal (Luneta) Park at Night

It’s very hot in Manila these days. Before eating dinner, we decided to take a walk around Rizal Park. It’s a few minutes walk from our rented room. The park was named after Jose Rizal, the national hero of the Philippines. At one side of the park, a […]

Mama Roles

I’ve been away from my daughters for nearly three years. I do whatever I can to make up for it. I carry their heavy backpacks even if initially they didn’t want me to. It’s really heavy! We just walk from the University to our rented room. Sometimes we […]

The Industrious and Economical Ilocanos

The Ilocanos live on the northern part of the Philippines. They occupy the provinces of Ilocos Sur, Ilocos Norte, Cagayan, Isabela, some parts of Zambales, Pampanga and Pangasinan. Ilocanos are known in the country for being industrious. We are also known for being economical. Here are some photos […]

Life in Manila: I Got Sick

Dry cough is real! It’s painful. I fell ill 2 days ago. I suspect it was caused by: 1. Extreme heat 2. Pollution 3. Fatigue 4. Not taking my Vitamin C I wasn’t expecting I suffer this much. Last night was the worst. After I took the medicines, […]