Author: Ayel

Coffee 101 for Coffeeholics

My colleagues call me The Coffee Prince because I can’t last a day without coffee. Now I can call myself a real coffee enthusiast after Starbucks at SM City GenSan gave us a taste of the different coffee variants of the Starbucks Roast Spectrum. Starbucks classifies their coffee into three: blonde, medium, and dark. Blonde […]

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Beestop’s Graduation Feast

Looking for some place to treat your graduate but don’t want to spend much? If you are in GenSan or Davao,there’s a Graduation Treat for two at Beestop for only Php 300. You can enjoy 1/2 chicken (home style or garlic chicken), 1 pancit canton or bihon guisado, rice unlimited, 2 sweet treats, and 2 […]

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The Undying Filipino Spirit in Games

What’s with betting on “superheroes” in the online world? Filipinos are generally known throughout the world to have the desirable blend of an easy-going bunch and the ultra-competitive, aggressive heroes who are out to prove that a super typhoon like Yolanda can’t and won’t break their will. This indomitable spirit is reflected in every Filipino; a […]

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Lake Holon (Maughan) EcoTrek 2012

I PLANNED to spend the Holy Week at home. I had plenty of reasons for not wanting to go anywhere, but the night before the EcoTrek to Lake Holon in T’boli, South Cotabato, something pushed me to join my group, Team Bundol Mountaineers, in what was going to be one of my most unforgettable adventures. When I heard about Lake Holon, it […]

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Sanchez Peak, GenSan’s Highest

NOT VERY far from the urban center of General Santos City, one can experience adventure and fun with nature and enjoy a breathtaking sight of the cityscape from a lofty vantage point. I joined my mountaineering friends (Team Bundol Mountaineers, UGTAS, and Wasalak) in a trek to Sanchez Peak via Balakayo Trail and then traversed […]

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