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Weaving the Connections Between Culture and Language

Weaving the Connections Between Culture and Language

The ability of humans to think rationally and to use language to communicate are the factors that made them stand out among the other living creatures. Humans, unlike animals, are given high intellect to solve problems and communicate solutions with ...
Unfolding the Grandeur of Tamansari Nyayogyakarta

Unfolding the Grandeur of Tamansari Nyayogyakarta

Picture this with me: you’ve finally did your research on the places you are going to visit.  You were amazed by how vibrant and magnificent the places were based from the different travel blogs that you visited, and now you are ready to immerse ...
Understanding Levels of Human Values though Clare Grave’s Spiral Dynamics

Understanding Levels of Human Values though Clare Grave’s Spiral Dynamics

Human Relationship is an interesting area to discuss. Every day, we have big and small interactions with people around us. They can be our family members, friends, colleagues, superiors, subordinates, and so on. Lately, I’ve been reading about ...
Top Ten Thrilling 2017 Goals

Top Ten Thrilling 2017 Goals

The year 2016 has now come to an end.  Here we are facing another year which signifies new opportunity to become better. Just last night, I reflected back on the things that in one way or another nurtured me to go this far in my life. There had been a ...
The Age of Technology and its Impact on Education

The Age of Technology and its Impact on Education

My formal teaching experience in a secondary school started after I successfully passed the Licensure Examination for Teachers (LET). From that time on, I have witnessed how the technology unfolded many opportunities in my profession as a teacher. My ...
Technology and its Various Roles in Education

Technology and its Various Roles in Education

  Gone are the days when attaining a formal education just meant that a student must stay within the four walls of a classroom inside a school building. Technology changed the way people view education and learning. Through the rapid ...
Summer Get Away: Our Itinerary to the Wonderful Indonesia

Summer Get Away: Our Itinerary to the Wonderful Indonesia

“Where should we go next?” It has been the question that Steven and I always asked to one another after visiting one country. Actually, there are many countries we would like to visit if only our schedule will allow. The decision on where we will go ...
Summary and Review: The Story of the Aged Mother, a Japanese Folktale

Summary and Review: The Story of the Aged Mother, a Japanese Folktale

The fear of Shinano’s despotic ruler of anything related to weak or failing health opened the hatch of abandonment to the old and weak people. It’s not as simple to the people as it appears to the barbaric ruler. Despite the emotional protest, they ...
Summary and Review of “The Mats,” a short story by Francisco Arcellana

Summary and Review of “The Mats,” a short story by Francisco Arcellana

I have read already the short story a few days ago but could not write my reflection about it soon. The short story moved me and made me a bit depressed.  It reminded me of my beloved Father who passed away a year ago from a lung cancer. The story ...
Summary and Review of “The Centipede,” a short story by Rony V. Diaz

Summary and Review of “The Centipede,” a short story by Rony V. Diaz

Let me tell you first a story. There is a large age gap between me and my siblings. With a huge age gap come along misunderstandings which I think is inevitable among siblings. A relationship between siblings is what  “The Centipede” was all about. ...
Summary and Review of “The Bread of Salt,” a short story by N.V.M. Gonzales

Summary and Review of “The Bread of Salt,” a short story by N.V.M. Gonzales

As we grow older, life unfolds before us the reality of the world where we are living. It may not be as what we believed it to be. Once we discovered that we cannot always have what we want, we oftentimes, just close our eyes to the reality. We continued ...
Summary and Review of “Footnote to Youth,” a short story by Jose Garcia Villa

Summary and Review of “Footnote to Youth,” a short story by Jose Garcia Villa

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and my Facebook wall has been flooded with stuff related with my student’s crush, their amazing boyfriend or awesome girlfriend. My student’s age brackets are from 12 to 16 years old, and yet, some of them ...
Study Korean Vocabulary With Me

Study Korean Vocabulary With Me

I have started studying a Korean Language since October 2017. My main purpose for studying the language is to break the communication barrier between my Korean boyfriend and I.  I started to join groups which study Korean. In addition to that, I ...
Sing a Korean Song with Me

Sing a Korean Song with Me

Korean Song                                      English Translation   당근 송                                               Of Course Song 나 보고싶니?    ...
Review: The Ancient Garden by Hwang Sok-Yong

Review: The Ancient Garden by Hwang Sok-Yong

For readers who have been with us from the start of this blog, you might have already known that my boyfriend, Steven, and I are of different nationalities. While I am a Filipino, my boyfriend is a native Korean. Both of us are still in the process of ...
Review on Heart in Two Places- An Immigrant’s Journey by Gemma Nemenzo

Review on Heart in Two Places- An Immigrant’s Journey by Gemma Nemenzo

Stories at their finest.  A solid compendium of the lives and routines of a skillful writer and  a deep thinker. Gemma Nemenzo has plethora of ideas which was generously shared in her book. A curator of intelligence, her pieces of advice are ...
Review of True North by Beverly Brandt

Review of True North by Beverly Brandt

It was my usual routine to buy for something to read once I received my monthly salary.  After I paid for our monthly bills, I went straight to a bookstore and scoured the shelves for interesting books. I decided to pick up “True North” by Beverly ...
Review of Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert

Review of Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert

Eat, Pray, Love was fun, engaging, and an inspiring novel. Many people who love to travel suggested the reading to me as they themselves could relate with Elizabeth Gilbert, the author and the heroine. I love how Elizabeth has structured her ...
Review of “The Last Leaf,” a Short Story by O. Henry

Review of “The Last Leaf,” a Short Story by O. Henry

“Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.”                                                     John 15:13 The short story “The Last Leaf” portrays a profound meaning … ...
Review of “How My Brother Leon Brought Home A Wife,” a short story by Manuel E. Arguilla

Review of “How My Brother Leon Brought Home A Wife,” a short story by Manuel E. Arguilla

“There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved.” – George Sand” Isn’t it amazing how love can make the world go round? It is such a powerful feeling that it can remove the prefix “im” in the word impossible and turn it ...
Review  of Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom

Review of Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom

Of all the books that I love, “Tuesdays with Morrie” written by Mitch Albom is the number one in my list. I am so proud of myself for finishing this book. Reading “Tuesdays with Morrie” brought a different ...
Reflections on Unlimiting God by Richard Blackaby

Reflections on Unlimiting God by Richard Blackaby

Hurray! I am elated to share with you this book that I read for the month of January which was written by Dr. Richard Blackaby entitled “Unlimiting God.”  Dr. Richard  is the president of the Blackaby Ministries International and speak ...
Philippine’s Actions On Education For All

Philippine’s Actions On Education For All

There’s so much we can learn from our life journeys. Having chosen a career as a teacher, it has opened my eyes more and make me more aware on the essentials of having a good education. Growing up in a poor family, the thing that I only wanted to ...
Once Upon A Time of Being a Journalist: Behind the Scenes

Once Upon A Time of Being a Journalist: Behind the Scenes

Being a journalist requires a lot commitment and dedication. The success on it is not going to be handed to on a silver platter, tied up in a big bow. To be a successful journalist, one must work hard on it night and day with all his heart and mind. Take ...
May Monthly Goals Report

May Monthly Goals Report

I came up with four (4)  goals set for May but different things got in the way and those goals were pushed to the side for a little while. May had been a month mix of emotions for me. It was like a month of a roller coaster ride. My full-packed work and ...
March Monthly Goals Report

March Monthly Goals Report

What’s up? March has come and go again, and we are now at the start of another month. March has been a month full of school, learning, and productivity for me.  I am proud to say that I accomplished most of my goals that I listed on my February ...
Life Lessons in Reading Paulo Coelho’s “The Alchemist”

Life Lessons in Reading Paulo Coelho’s “The Alchemist”

It was when I was still a college student, that I found about the Brazilian author. Some of my classmates were avid readers of his works and it intrigued me. They talked most of the times about the significant insights a reader can get from those novels ...
Letting Go in the Wonders of Ilocos

Letting Go in the Wonders of Ilocos

Truly, we will only realize the importance of someone or something once it is already out of sight. After graduating with a Masters Degree, I felt that I had nothing more to ask for. I had a good career, a loving family and a supportive boyfriend—a ...
Learnings and Goals to Kick Start 2019

Learnings and Goals to Kick Start 2019

I wanted to make a few minutes to thank you for supporting, following, and reading the blog posts that I wrote for this year. I also wanted to send you my wish for you and your family a prosperous New Year! Well, this is it! The last blog post for 2018.. ...
Learn Korean Vocabulary About Places

Learn Korean Vocabulary About Places

KOREAN VOCABULARY ABOUT PLACES Theater – 극장   //  Let’s go to the theater – 극장에 가요. Classroom – 교실 // Let’s go to the classroom. 교실에 가요.  Market – 시장 // Let’s go to the ...
Learn Korean Greetings and Introducing a Person to Another

Learn Korean Greetings and Introducing a Person to Another

Here are simple conversations on Korean greetings and Korean expressions when introducing a person to another. I also included the Romanized version, and both its English and Tagalog translation. Steven meets Ana Steven: 이름이 뭐예요? Romanized : ...
Leadership and Management: What’s the Difference?

Leadership and Management: What’s the Difference?

“Management is doing things right, leadership is doing the right things” – Warren Bennis and Peter Drucker This is the year that has changed my life, starting in the month of June. I had already had an increase in my duties and ...
Lawang Sewu and Musing Moments on Doors

Lawang Sewu and Musing Moments on Doors

On our third day in Indonesia, we visited Lawang Sewu in Semarang. Lawang Sewu (Pintu Seribu) is a Javanese term, which means “Thousand Doors.” It is located in Semarang, Central Java Indonesia and was built by the Dutch. It served as a head ...
K TO 12 CURRICULUM AND ITS IMPLEMENTATION ISSUES

K TO 12 CURRICULUM AND ITS IMPLEMENTATION ISSUES

Change. This has been described as the only thing that is constant in this world. In all aspects of our life, there have always been changes or transformations. There was the National Elementary School Curriculum and the New Secondary Education ...
January Monthly Goals Report

January Monthly Goals Report

To make sure that I can attain the goals I listed for 2018, I decided to break it down into chunks. This way, it will be easier to accomplish it. Moreover, this year, I will also be determined to keep track on my activities for each month to assess ...
January 2018 Goals

January 2018 Goals

To make sure that I can attain the goals I listed for 2018, I decided to break it down into chunks. This way, it will be easier to accomplish it. Blog about a book that I have read. Reading should be seen as something that a person must do every day. ...
Interesting Short Day Trip to the Historical and Luxurious Macau

Interesting Short Day Trip to the Historical and Luxurious Macau

Oftentimes, when a person says that Hongkong will be his destination, there would be someone who would suggest visiting Macau too. Apparently, Hongkong and Macau are sister islands. Macau is just one hour away from Hongkong by jet ferry. We opted to ride ...
Intentionally Designing My Amazing 2018

Intentionally Designing My Amazing 2018

Celebrating milestones is similar to showing gratitude and a positive mindset for the past year. It is also the time of the year in which assessment about the past and goals for the futures are created once again. Whatever we experienced in the past, be ...
Insights From Our Trip to the Giant Buddha and Wisdom Path

Insights From Our Trip to the Giant Buddha and Wisdom Path

One of the good things about traveling is that we are acquiring insights in the long run. It contributes to our personality development and the way we interact with others. Today I am going to share some valuable insights from our trip to the Giant ...
How to Successfully Book Online Via Lion Air Website

How to Successfully Book Online Via Lion Air Website

The good vibes of summer vacation is now in the air. Soon, we are going to have our trip to Indonesia. My boyfriend and I just realized that we will be needing to have many flights on our upcoming trip. Those are flights via Cebu Pacific from Manila to ...
How to Spice-Up Valentine’s Day for Long Distance Couples

How to Spice-Up Valentine’s Day for Long Distance Couples

Long distance couples face more challenges as they cannot see and be with each other regularly as much as they want to.  It requires more effort from their sides in order for their relationship  to thrive. It is quite challenging especially during ...
How To Remove and Customize Footer Credit in WordPress

How To Remove and Customize Footer Credit in WordPress

Removing and customizing the footer credit might be a hassle for new bloggers. Worry no more because in today’s post, I’ll be sharing a step by step guide on how to do it on your WordPress. There are two options to remove and edit your footer. First ...
How I started my Master’s Degree in Philippine Normal University

How I started my Master’s Degree in Philippine Normal University

I was intently listening to the Resource Speaker when my classmate told me that we should get a Master’s Degree. The person on the podium that time was a successful professor from Philippine Normal University. Her every word was full of wisdom and ...
How I celebrated my birthday in extra ordinary way

How I celebrated my birthday in extra ordinary way

Have you ever wondered to do something extraordinary on your most special day? Doing what you really want may require you to move out from your comfort zone. The question is are you willing to take that leap to achieve what you have been dreaming of. It ...
From Monumento to NAIA III on Public Transport

From Monumento to NAIA III on Public Transport

I admit, I have been to many places but if someone ask me how to go to a particular destination using a public transport, I will certainly go nuts. It is easier to opt for a taxi that can take you to your destination without so much hassle. But when it ...
February Monthly Goals Report

February Monthly Goals Report

AN INDEED BUSY AND CRAZY FEBRUARY. My blog has been inactive for the whole of February. I guess some of you may have thought that I might have fallen off the planet. At the beginning of the month, I attended the Research Kamustahan Conference as my task ...
Exploring Indonesia’s Ancient Prambanan Temple

Exploring Indonesia’s Ancient Prambanan Temple

The trip to Indonesia was carefully thought and planned for months. Our topmost priority was to explore the ancients and widely known temples in Indonesia and one of it was the Prambanan. There has been always something on those temples that heightens my ...
Exciting and Amazing Things To Do in Singapore Universal Studio

Exciting and Amazing Things To Do in Singapore Universal Studio

I stepped out of the airplane and I could not believe that finally, I was in Singapore. Yes, after long arduous months of planning and saving money, the image of Changi airport jumped out of the books that I have read before — in front of me and ...
Educational Philosophies of Great Heroes in the History of the Philippines

Educational Philosophies of Great Heroes in the History of the Philippines

What if there is one thing you could change about the education that could almost instantly make it better? Honestly speaking, there is. Studying the life and philosophies of great people just like the heroes of our country’s history can completely ...
Cherishing the Priceless Gift of a True Friendship

Cherishing the Priceless Gift of a True Friendship

While it is true that we should not trust easily the people we meet online, some of them are great exceptions. In fact, a friendship with other people online can possibly be a priceless gift we are going to receive. In this blog post, I am going to ...
Cavite’s Pride : Tanza Oasis Hotel and Resort

Cavite’s Pride : Tanza Oasis Hotel and Resort

In case you are thinking on how to spend your holiday in Tanza’s Oasis Hotel and Resort, I want to make sure to give bits of information. Tanza’s Oasis Hotel and Resort, which is located in Capipisa at Km. 41, Barangay Capipisa Tanza Cavite opened ...
Borobudur Temple : The Secret Temple Unveiled

Borobudur Temple : The Secret Temple Unveiled

One of the famous tourist destinations  that we highly recommend to visit while in Indonesia is the Borobudur Temple which is a Buddhist Temple.  Aside from being known as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, this shrine, just like the Prambanan Temple, has ...

Book Challenged 2016

Reading has been what I love to do and comes with it is my interest to be a writer as well. Sounds big, right? Dreaming is for free after all so why not dream big.  With this in my mind, I decided to discipline myself to compose one topic a day. I ...
Awesome Birds and a lot more in the Fascinating Jurong Bird Park

Awesome Birds and a lot more in the Fascinating Jurong Bird Park

It will always be a fluttering day in Jurong Bird Park if you are a person who loves colorful and gorgeous chirping birds. For all bird enthusiasts, the park offers an amiable, comfortable and unforgettable experience while staying in Singapore. Steven ...
April Monthly Goals Report

April Monthly Goals Report

Another meaningful month passed and here we are in the month of May. But before telling my May Goals here are my April Monthly Goals Report.    Submit all my reports on time.   Sometimes, no matter how much we set our minds that we would ...
A Teacher’s Educational Leadership Philosophy

A Teacher’s Educational Leadership Philosophy

In 2013, the Philippine government implemented a change that created controversies from different spectrums in the country. The K to 12 curriculum was implemented extending the basic education cycle from ten to twelve years. As a result, the rate of ...

A Self-Awakening Manifestation of a Brave Heart

This is a self-awakening manifestation of a brave heart that reveals nothing is constant in this life but change. It is something that we cannot escape but accept. And so, here I am sharing with you on how did I undergo a big change in my life. I have ...
A Relaxing Day in the Amazing Hidden Gems of Hongkong

A Relaxing Day in the Amazing Hidden Gems of Hongkong

We visited Hongkong on the first week of June. Since my boyfriend and I were both busy, we were not able to make a thorough plan on our trip. Going to Nan Lian Garden and Chi Lin Nunnery were an instant inclusion in our itinerary while I was browsing ...
A Glimpse of My Life in 2017

A Glimpse of My Life in 2017

I would like to start my post with this quotation, which simply reminds me to be grateful most of the time. “No matter what your temperament is now, gratitude will give your more patience, understanding, compassion, and kindness, to the point where ...
A Day Exploration of the Famous Landmarks in Singapore

A Day Exploration of the Famous Landmarks in Singapore

Our first international trip would not be complete without visiting Singapore’s famous landmarks. Ecstatically,  we started our day with on a trail to the Marina Bay area at the Suntec City. We did not miss the majestic Fountain of Wealth along ...
8 Essential Considerations Before You Apply for Google Adsense

8 Essential Considerations Before You Apply for Google Adsense

Google Adsense is an advertising program which has been very popular most especially to bloggers wanting to get extra bucks online.Bloggers earn from Google Adsense based from the number of impressions and clicks that they received on their blogs. Upon ...
7 Fascinating Benefits of Traveling with a Partner

7 Fascinating Benefits of Traveling with a Partner

Never go on trips with anyone you do not love. – Ernest Hemingway Even when we were just friends, Steven and I already dreamt of being able to travel. Steven, being older and more stable than I, had already spent many times visiting beautiful ...
5 Truths I Discovered in the World of Teaching

5 Truths I Discovered in the World of Teaching

I love school, reading books and studying. These have been my motivations to pursue a career in education. Becoming a teacher has been a no-no for many of my friends. Their usual response for not choosing the profession was that they are too impatient ...
5 Simple Guides for Beginners to Follow in Starting a Blog

5 Simple Guides for Beginners to Follow in Starting a Blog

So you do love writing and you want your voice to be heard. You have lots of ideas you wanted to share and blogging comes up to your mind as a perfect platform to reach your target. But the problem is the technical issues of blogging. Here I am to share ...
5 Reasons To Fall In Love With Blogging

5 Reasons To Fall In Love With Blogging

Blogging has been one of my commitments since 2016 with the support of my boyfriend. Time flies. Before, I only have him as my reader in every post, now I am gaining more. I had been engaged in writing a bit of everything that sparks my interest since ...
5 Proven Tips to Finish Your Graduate Studies

5 Proven Tips to Finish Your Graduate Studies

Finishing a graduate study includes a lot of life dramas and if you are at the receiving end of being given too many difficult students in an educational institution, and even more auxiliary tasks to handle, the demands can easily take their toll on you. ...
5 Indisputable Reasons Bloggers Fail

5 Indisputable Reasons Bloggers Fail

Do you still remember the time you decided that you want to be a blogger? You were too eager  to set up your own blog. I bet, you were too excited that you couldn’t wait to see it visible to the online viewers with its alluring theme design and ...
2016 Year End Review

2016 Year End Review

As 2016 comes to a close, I would like to look back once more on those things it laid before me.  As always, there were overwhelming things that I should give thanks for. It’s been a challenging year for me, but I feel that it has been God’s way to ...
10 Proven and Tested Tips : Bring Out the Happiness in You

10 Proven and Tested Tips : Bring Out the Happiness in You

Have you reflected on what emotions most of the times dominates you? Generally speaking, most people would love abundant happiness on their everyday lives. Many people want to possess that positive feeling, yet they always see happiness as an emotion ...
10 Practical Tips that Will Make You Financially Stress Free

10 Practical Tips that Will Make You Financially Stress Free

Let’s face it! Everyone wants to be financially stress free in life. Unfortunately, it is easier said than done. When it comes to financial matters, spending comes naturally than saving. Our desires for things are endless. In other words, we never ...
10 Easy Steps to Help You Plan Your First Trip Abroad

10 Easy Steps to Help You Plan Your First Trip Abroad

I believe that you are reading this post for a purpose. Perhaps, you would love to travel someday and you are gathering enough courage to do so. Or probably, you already got the courage but still don’t know how can you make your first international ...

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