Rain Gain Story: Riyadh Puddle Wonderland

I was already in the middle of the journey to a badminton court in Sulaymaniyah at around 12:00 PM on a drizzly Saturday when messages started popping up on the watch. My focus was on road safety because of rerouting from several flooded areas, but I was able to spot clues about the queuing‘s cancellation…

Shared Joys and Lessons from Riyadh’s First Full Marathon 2022

A couple of weeks ago, there were more than 10,000 people who took part in Riyadh’s first ever full-length marathon. It should be noted that only a half marathon was held in 2018. I pointed that out to clarify the confusion that has slightly shaken the sport headlines about the event, subsequently. There were more…

“Cling On To The Tagline” is the Mantra

It took approximately five years before I came up with a tagline for this blog and the other social media platforms. Looking back at how I desperately wanted to make it big in the blogging field, influencing world as a whole, by going after mainstream destinations, I couldn’t help but smile at this point. I…

Regeneration Day in Atulayan Island

Less touristy is my default adjective whenever I describe my kind of go-to place for a weekend getaway or a random escape from the rush of the every day. That is particularly true whenever I am on vacation. I am blessed for having someone who has always been on a constant hunt for that kind…

Riyadhizens, People of Saudi Arabia, Let’s Make it Green!

While digging the modern dossier earlier today, 29 March 2021, pertinent to the #LetsMakeItGreen campaign, I have come across a familiar name, who, apparently was the former CEO of the company I am working for. He was one of the many leaders in the workplace — with reputation. He had truly given the company’s ship…

When the Usage of “Po/Opo” Becomes “Pabebe”

In Philippine culture, the usage of “Po” and “Opo” is a sign of respect. That is, respect when talking to elders and authority figures. We, Pinoy, pride ourselves in using those words. It shows how polite and respectful we are and it is revered by foreigners. When I was in the academe and the corporate…