Two changes were made: (1) I used the gas-fired stove, and (2) used a rounded bottom pan, similar to a wok. Continue reading TJE 61: My Improved Home Roasting Procedure
There was a long weekend from February 25-28, 2016. One of my official travel friends was my neighbor at the time. And both of us just had a strong urge to take that opening for an adventure! And adventure calls for tough destinations such as: Catanduanes. Continue reading TJE 57: Dear Friend, Got Kinda Lost in Catanduanes
A bit more than a year has passed since I shared about my coffee aspirations. So what happened? Continue reading TJE 40: Seeking Coffee Inspiration
Sometimes, we tend to look too far out that we ignore treasures nearby. This couple of short trips was all about that Continue reading TJE 39: Looking Closer
How can a remote island that is not yet commercialized be currently in danger of human impact? Well, Cagbalete is already inhabited. Continue reading TJE 35: A paradise in danger before popularity?
I had fun, and I’d say it still is beautiful. However, I can imagine how even more beautiful it was before the parties, the shops, the resorts and restaurants. Continue reading TJE 34: What’s up with Boracay… Really?
Then the time to accomplish pre-employment requirements came. And so a series of unfortunate events happened. Continue reading TJE 33: A series of unfortunate events in my transition
It had been my dream to obtain a certification in SCUBA diving since trying it for the first time in July 2009. Continue reading TJE 29: The right timing: Obtaining my Open Water Diver’s License
Visayas – one of three main island groups in the Philippines, the one in the middle, just recently found itself in the midst of a super typhoon called Haiyan (local name Yolanda). Continue reading Visayas: random thoughts and a call for help
thanks to a chance vacation, I was able to do so for my mom. I brought her to experience the Music of the Night. Continue reading TJE 14: Mom, the Music of the Night and my Musical Addiction