With Boracay temporarily closing for rehabilitation, people have to look for another place to go to this summer. Fear not, here’s my recommendation: Hermana Menor Island in Santa Cruz, Zambales which boasts of its ivory sand, and crystal waters.
Giants beware: a fierce giant-slayer is here to save the day. 4.42/5 stars.
There remains a stigma on the topic of mental health, but “Ghost of a Feeling” dares to delve into this complex and much avoided issue. With its concise plot, quick pace, suave storytelling, and relatable characters, the book has indeed served its purpose in conveying its very timely message. 4.94 over 5 stars. READ ON
Japanese Encephalitis cases are on the rise in the Philippines. Learn more about this mosquito-borne virus through this info-video and explainer blog post.
Stress has reigned in the atmosphere at work for so long. Laboratory activities and paper works have been piling up non-stop. All of us obviously needed a breather. Hence, our team building activity has become one of the most highly anticipated events in our department. This year, we had the great opportunity to hold it at Eagle Point Resort in Mabini, Batangas from August 2 to 4, 2017.
Another long weekend had come and gone. Sadly, I had to spend it in the city so that I could arrange my stuffs here in my new crib. Nevertheless, I did not let the three-day break pass without a dine-out with some of my friends at Puzzles, Bonifacio Global City.
Mother’s Day is fast approaching. Probably, you’ll be heading soon to the nearest bookstore to get a greeting card for mom’s special day. But, why settle for commercially-made greeting cards when you can have one customized just for you?
The Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) celebrated its 36th anniversary from 17 to 21 April 2017 with the theme “Envisioning Potentials, Strengthening Performance”. The week-long affair was filled with various exciting activities. One of its highlights was the Mr. & Ms. RITM pageant held on 18 April 2017 at the RITM Auditorium. It was such a privilege to be part of the Physical Arrangement committee for that event, and all other happenings for the anniversary week.
Once, I was browsing through my Facebook news feed and chanced upon a photo of a popular convenience store at night. The image had striking, surreal tones, ranging from aqua to red violet. Later on, I found out that the shot was inspired by the hit TV series Riverdale [which I have not started to watch yet]. Encouraged by the picture, I decided to try recreating it in my hometown, Santa Cruz, Zambales.
The heat of summer is now on. It is so hot that even a shower would not do. I needed something more – a day at the beach, perhaps. Fortunately, with the recent long weekend holiday, I was able to go home and get myself a quick splash at Dawal Beach Resort, Candelaria, Zambales on 15 April 2017.
Purple Gazette celebrates its golden anniversary exactly today – 22 April 2017. I am happy and proud to have become a member of the publication team. Being part of the PG family was probably one of the best things that happened to me in college. Read on for a trip down memory lane.
The National Tuberculosis Reference Laboratory (NTRL), the department I work under, celebrates the anniversary of its inauguration once every five years; and this year, it has remained standing strong for a decade and half. As it rejoices for its 15th birthday, NTRL has assigned the unit I belong to, the Laboratory Services Unit (LSU), to organize the programme (together with the Program Support and Quality Management or PSQM Unit) and to physically arrange the venue. The party was held at four in the afternoon on 22 March 2017 inside the NTRL Courtyard.