Category Archives: First Experiences

Why is Social Business and Entrepreneurship the Next Big Thing by Dr. Sadia Kibria

Why are businesses failing? Socialpreneurship is the next big thing. Where is the next life cycle in a business? What makes a brand livable? Microsoft announced that they will be carbon negative by 2030. And by 2050, all the carbon … Continue reading

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Super Intelligence: Inspire your Marketing by Salvador “Salvarock” Lopez

Designing your Customer’s Emotions in the Key of Rock Is Marketing more of an art or a science? Marketing is more of an art with strategy. Some of the biggest businesses in the world got there by intuition. Musicians work … Continue reading

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10 Things That Kept Me Busy During the ECQ

Over the last month, our family has spent a lot of quality time with each other as we generally followed through the government mandated Expanded Community Quarantine (ECQ). 1. I worked… The first two weeks, I closed the 2019 ledgers … Continue reading

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My 1st Time at the Salcedo Auctions

Last March 14, Saturday, I was fortunate enough to attend the Salcedo Auction‘s Important Philippine Art Auction that was held at the NEX Tower. There were around 202 items that were to be auctioned, and many of the works of … Continue reading

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Highly Recommended: Hapag MNL, A Celebration of Filipino Tastes in a Pretty and Organic Package

For our post-Valentine’s Day date, hubby and I tried out a new private dining restaurant in Katipunan. To be honest, I’ve been trying to het a reservation at Toyo Eatery but their times are always inconvenient, so it was very … Continue reading

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Highly Recommended: 10 Locations in One Day via the Beautiful Tanay Group Tour

I enlisted the Tanay Group Tour for our company outing this year. My father-in-law said that Tanay was very similar to Baguio, and looking at the photos, I was intrigued by the fact that a slew of activities can be … Continue reading

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10 Things I Love About Davao City

I have just returned from a brief trip to Davao, and these are the things I love about the city. 1. The taxis are pretty honest. Compared to Manila’s dinky taxis, most drivers here use the meter and don’t get … Continue reading

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Highly Recommended: Samal Island Tour with Kuya Joey Davao

Today is Samal Island day! Pickup was at 8am, but it’s I overslept. Kuya Alex was kind enough to not mind. We headed to the roro dock to Samal Island (Fee: php200), which was an hour or two of waiting … Continue reading

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Highly Recommended: A Trip to Davao City and Kuya Joey’s Tour

I was in Davao this weekend for a little R&R. Given the last minute trip arrangement, I booked the service of Kuya Joey Davao on the last minute. Surprisingly, he was able to book me a tour and also arranged … Continue reading

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Highly Recommended: Kidzania —- Where Kid’s Ambitious Dreams Come True!

We are back in Kidzania Manila, a fun place for kids 4 years old and above, who are given the chance to try out different “adult” careers and get paid for it. Kidzania Manila is found in a non-descript building … Continue reading

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Second Day in Prague: The Taste of Prague Foodie Tour

We signed up for The Taste of Prague, the #1 food tour in Prague according to TripAdvisor.com. It’s not exactly cheap so we came with really high expectations. We were warmly greeted by Karolina, a 39-year old mother of two … Continue reading

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10 Tips for a Successful Blind Date

1. Put your phone down. It’s annoying and will not die if you did not look at it during the date. 2. Maintain eye contact with your date when talking to him. Looking in the floor or everywhere else is … Continue reading

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