2018 March Cityscapes Features

Cardinal Tagle Conferred 2018 Rotary Peace Award

LUIS ANTONIO CARDINAL TAGLE, Archbishop of Manila, was proclaimed Peace Awardee for 2018 by the Rotary Club of Makati-San Lorenzo, on February 23rd 2018.  This was also in celebration of the 113th anniversary of Rotary International. Among its 6 Areas of Focus is Peace and Conflict Resolution. Here are some of my takeaways from his extemporaneous […]

2018 March Lifestyle Tech Matters

Top 10 ways to secure your data while traveling

The advent of the Holy Week in the Philippines herald the start of the travel season, especially since most schools have not yet adapted to the September school opening.  For countless among us, our smartphones and laptops are a must-bring to make our travel productive and memorable.  Be it taking selfies or walk-about vlogs, video-conferencing […]

2018 March Lifestyle Money Talk

Big Things Come From Small Ones

Hello there! Welcome back!  Last time, we’ve learned that the first principle of wealth accumulation is that we reap what we sow both metaphorically – in our subconscious,  and physically –  in the world. Today, we are going to talk about the second principle of wealth accumulation. It is, like the first, quite apparent in […]

2018 March The Itinerant Travel Log

A “Sweet” Trip To Austria

“Making Life A Little Sweeter”…does say our company’s slogan printed on almost all of our flyers, website, marketing brochures, product catalogues and even at the back of our business cards. Since April 4, 2011, I’ve been working as corporate’s Supplier Quality Engineer, for Florida Crystals Corporation and later formed as ASR-Group Inc. in 2013.  The […]

2018 March The Itinerant Travel Log

Revealing the Best and Worst of Philippine Travel

My excitement erases the rigors of eighteen hours of intercontinental flight from Toronto, Vancouver, and Hongkong as we descend in Terminal 3 of the Ninoy International Airport at 10:45 in the evening on January 10th.  I have been to many airports in North America and most of the Caribbean islands and I could easily deduce […]

2018 March Ready? Click! Travel Log

Portraiture – Discerning Better Poses From Bad Ones

Portrait photography is not only about lighting or composition.  It is the ability of the photographer or photographer assistant to direct a model to strike a pose that looks right and compelling.  As photographer, one of your mandates is to creatively and uniquely get the most out of the model you are photographing. Be prepared.  […]

2018 March One More Thing

An Open Letter

Dearest One, Legend has it that Saint Valentine wrote a letter to the daughter of his judge before his execution.  I call it the first Valentine’s Day letter.  Before the advent of commercialism, people have greeted each other on Valentine’s Day through letters.  It’s been a long time since I wrote my last love letter. […]