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Taipei In The Beautiful Heart of Asia

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  I wanted to go to Taiwan just because I haven’t been there. And it’s so near the Philippines. When I chanced upon a Cebu Pacific seat sale, I booked a trip for me and my mom. First Time in Taiwan It’s our first time to go to Taiwan. Rather than go to a local (Philippines) travel agent, I decided to… Read more »

The Long Road to Ilocos

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    Ilocos In January In late January, mom and I, along with a couple of family friends went to Vigan to visit relatives for a few days. It was a good season to visit Ilocos, which was sunny and relatively cool. Mom likes to go to early morning mass to start her day, after which we head to the… Read more »

Let’s Join the (Food) Revolution!

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Celebrity chef Jaime Oliver started a Food Revolution Day in 2010 to address the growing obesity problem in the world, especially in the USA. I’m glad that he thought of having a Food Revolution Day.  There are many things that we take for granted in our rush to cram as many activities in one day.   Good food is one… Read more »

Studying in Australia Made Easier by IDP Philippines

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I had the opportunity to visit Sydney and Perth two years ago and I was impressed by Australia’s beauty and vitality. I saw many visitors like me simply charmed by the natural and man-made surroundings. I can understand why so many young people would want to travel and study in that country. Australia’s  educational system is highly regarded. Many work opportunities… Read more »

Stop Stealing Dreams of the Future Generation

Seth Godin published a 30,000 word manifesto on education. Stop Stealing Dreams asks the difficult question, “What is school for?” Godin argues that the school system that we have today was created in its time to produce compliant workers for the industrial revolution of the 1900s. We have a vastly different world right now and we don’t need workers for… Read more »

Catch Those iButterflies!

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SM Supermalls lives up to its tagline “We’ve got it all for you!” as it presented the iButterfly mobile application for the always connected generation last Saturday, May 5 at the SM North EDSA The Block Atrium. The iButterfly application incorporates the latest technologies in retailing— Augmented Reality, Motion Sensors and Global Positioning System (GPS). Using mobile devices such as… Read more »

VSO Bahaginan Volunteering Expo

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VSO-Bahaginan invites you to the Second Volunteering Expo of on March 13, 2012 at the Intercontinental Manila, Makati City. Entitled “Active Communities, Sustainable Future,” the Volunteering Expo will serve as a platform for celebrating and inspiring volunteerism in government, non-government, corporate, and academic sectors. For more information, please click here to view the e-poster. This post is re-blogged from BLOGGERS… Read more »