Moments and Epiphanies at the Lantern Festival: Finally Living My Dreams

I honestly don’t know where to begin. Last night was an incredibly emotional moment for me and even as I type this now I can feel my eyes start to water. I absolutely cannot believe where I am in life right now. I’m so proud of myself to be… here. This lantern festival in Chiang…

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Mental health is important. It’s okay not to be okay.

Since January 2018 till recently, my website hasn’t been updated. I’ve tried to write something or record something every now and then but I couldn’t get myself to even think about anything. I didn’t want to update anything that makes me feel like I’m lying to my readers or to my audience. It’s, again, too…

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#HowComesHome: Cebu’s Iconic Dimsum Restaurant Returns

FOOD Steamed rice — ah, every Cebuano’s comfort food. No, it’s not just plain white rice steamed to its fluffiness. It’s fried rice topped with pork stew, much like a rice bowl. Only in Cebu can you find people calling this steamed rice and calling actual steamed rice just plain rice.  Ding How introduced this “Cebuano-style” steamed…

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