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All-Season Genuine Leather Gift Items

We’ve said in our previous blog that the longest Christmas celebration is found nowhere else in the world but the Philippines. In fact, by this time, Pinoys, particularly in key cities are already celebrating Christmas parties left and right, not counting the family reunions and batch reunions during the Holiday season. Usually, gift-giving is equated […]

Entrepreneurial-Thinking Filipinos

I was talking to an upstart business woman who is now in her mid-40s just a few hours ago. And honestly, it was really interesting listening to her and learning from her wealth of knowledge, being a long-time mall employee in a leasing department before. As I left her small store where she sells leather […]

Divisoria – The Good, The Bad And What Filipinos Can Do

Divisoria. An eye sore to those who hate to be in a chaotic traffic, piles of garbage here and there, home to undisciplined and abusive pedicab drivers and street vendors that come by the dozens. We lived there for two years – inhaled the smog of Divisoria daily, Manila’s so-called “pride”, or for some, they […]

Marikina-made Shoes, The Philippines’ Pride

I’ve been to Marikina countless number of times and I can’t help but be amazed at the rich heritage of this city, which is considered as one of the most industrialized cities in Metro Manila. Growing up, Marikina was noted for its shoe industry. In fact, I’ve read that even former First Lady Imelda Marcos […]

Filipinismo, Showcasing Filipino Pride

Filipinos are world-class in various ways. Consider our athletes, like Manny Pacquiao, the world’s only eight-division champion. Or Lea Salonga, who has long made Filipinos proud for her lead roles in the Miss Saigon musical production. How about Megan Young? Our newly-crowned 2013 Miss World! Or the Gilas Pilipinas basketball squad, whose big, fight heart, […]