I was talking to a new friend from Switzerland during my last days in Nepal. He said he is missing home… [more]
I am remembering all the small act of kindness that was done by people whom I barely knew yet cared for… [more]
Not many people know that you can bake a cake even without an oven. I never knew too until I went to… [more]
Chiang Mai, Thailand is a traveler's haven, but for me its more than that.. it's my home away from home. Subtle… [more]
Since my first long journey out of the country last 2008, I have read the thickest books that I never… [more]
As much as I’m enjoying my roots and having my regular travels to different family houses in different islands of the Philippines, the travel itch to discover other places and meet new people has begun. Oh no. I know. I still crave for comfort and fancy living.. and loved my routine of traveling to the […]
I recently had time to read this book. Strikes me a bit because somehow it is true. There are people who have shown star quality in academics yet they struggle financially. And there are people who are like money and success magnet even if some of them do not really have a formal education. Example? […]
While its larger and more popular counterpart Mallorca draws massive crowds each year and neighbouring Ibiza has fast become one of the premier party destinations in the world, Menorca has embraced its status as the low-key Balearic island. I am super keen to visit magnificent Menorca because it is said to provide a respite […]
I’m not a photographer but I admire people who take great photos of exotic places and people. So I asked around from photographer and traveller friends to send me great photos so I can display them at Likha Diwa, a vegetarian and seafood restaurant located in QC, Metro Manila. After a few weeks, photos from […]
I first read the book when I was a yuppie teaching in college. Guess that’s the reason why I was able to handle big babies that are bigger (and sometimes older) than me. When I left my teaching job and eventually transferred to a corporate working environment, I then gave the book to a coworker.. […]
You can’t beat the daily grind, so reliable it is! There’s no denying that knowing what the next day holds and sticking to a routine is quite comforting in the greater scheme of things. That said, I could do with a little spontaneity once in a while, and there’s something about throwing some clothes into […]
Fresh fruits. This part of the Philippines is filled with natural resources. It also means this part is also filled with fresh fruits too. You can trek in the mountains and eat fruits for free. Or you can just simply ask your friendly neighbour for some guavas, atis, coconuts, duhat, etc.. I remember when I […]
When life gives you lots of lemons.. make lots of lemonade, lemon jam, lemon juice, lemon cake.. and sell them.
Do you want to contribute to grasya.com and grasya.org? Feel free to email me at grasya(at)grasya.com ..