Away From the Hearth

One of the distinct characteristics of that sets us, Filipinos, aside is that we have very close family ties. Here in Philippines, we share a very intimate relationship between each family member that we practically build our own house next to our parent’s! This is specially true in the province. And it’s not hard to imagine that the whole community would be everyone else’s relatives in the long run. In fact on some cases it did. I would call it the perfect, peaceful dream life… Continue reading

Once Upon a December

Dancing bears, painted wings, things I almost remember. And…let me stop you right there. No this is not the song from Anastasia but what you’re about to read happened once upon a December.

This year, we have decided to spend the Christmas break on a family vacation out of town. And I’d like to share our wonderful experience so that you might have an idea for your next getaway, and who knows maybe you want to try this with your family sometime in the future.

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