This is a story about love during the Spanish colonization of the Philippines. There were two men who formed a common bond. Jose and Andres 1 belonged to two totally different social circles. Jose walked among the élite in society. He spoke several languages, was educated abroad and was a powerful political writer. Andres belonged […]

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After six years of faithfully paying insurance premium for a life insurance coverage, I finally decided to surrender my Variable Universal Life Insurance Policy. “Seriously Angel, you’ve already paid for six long years, why stop now? ” I know, I hear you but I’m glad about my decision. Let me tell you why. Variable Universal Life […]

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This is one of my favorite people photos. I hurriedly took this photo while on a quick stop in the pothole-filled alternative road on to Myanmar. I thought I took a blurred shot but glad it came out well. The young man waited patiently by his motorbike as the buses, trucks and taxis slowly passed by. He […]

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While travelling, you will realize that you will never be alone. There will always be strangers willing to lend a helping hand when you need it. You just need to ask. We arrived in the Mae Sot Border in Thailand after a week of excursion in Myanmar. We decided to work our way up north […]

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Here’s a bit of a confession. I graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Accountancy and I worked in Finance afterwards. Even if I’m single, I bought life insurance for my family’s protection. I have no debts. I had savings, some of which I used to travel in South East Asia for a few months. Some, […]

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What would you do if someone told you that your land is not your own? How would you feel if they become immediate owners of what you thought was yours? Throughout history, kingdoms fought against kingdoms to expand their territories. Land ownership is a common issue of farmers and tribal people until today. Farmers till […]

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