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THE FILIPINO TIMES AWARDS 2017

The Filipino Times Awards 2017 held in the tallest hotel in the world, JW Marriott Marquis located at the heart of Dubai was a success last Friday, 11th August 2017! It was well attended by no less than the Philippines Ambassador to the UAE, Constancio Vingno Jr., Philippines Consul General Paul Raymond Cortes, The Filipino Times…

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MEDINA OF FES, MOROCCO

Ammoniacal odor inside Guerniz Tannery from  lime and pigeon droppings used to soften the hides. Belgha : Finely crafted and colorful Moroccan slippers inside Medina of Fes. Photographed and printed on postcards, the Bab Boujaloud, the gateway a UNESCO Heritage Site. In retrospect, everything and everyone in Fes, Morocco was utterly interesting to a curious…

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WHERE MY FEET BROUGHT ME IN 2013

It takes a formidable spirit to endure 2013.  From the devastating effects of Typhoon Haiyan, earthquake and armed conflict in our country, The Philippines, to my personal adversities, we could either dwell on tragedy and misery or choose to rise, become better, and move on. The results will always depend on our decisions. Yet in…

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PENANG | THANK YOU TO MY MALAYSIAN FAMILIES!

Sometimes, random moments happen that you wish you could freeze and savor them longer, before they become a beautiful memory. 🙂 On my last hours in Penang (prior heading to Kuala Lumpur for 3 days, then finally off to Manila after living and working in Malaysia as a Medical Lecturer for 3 years), I am…

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1885 : E&O HOTEL PENANG’S FINE DINING RESTAURANT

Memorable. It was one of our most unforgettable dining experiences ever. We’re eternally grateful! 05/17/13, Friday, Eastern & Oriental Hotel Penang, Malaysia. My family and I were fortunately invited by E&O to a 3D2N luxury accomodation at one of the five-123-square-meter-Corner Suites, among its 117 units of 55-square-meter-Superior Suites located at the newly built, Victory Annexe wing (our experience & views on the hotel suites, other F&Bs & facilities …

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COUNTING BLESSINGS ON MY 6TH BLOGGING YEAR

08 May 2013. Wednesday. Beyond Toxicity @ docgelo.com officially turns 6 years old today! *applause! applause! bow!* I’m not throwing any blog contest or giveaways but simply celebrating it with sincerest gratitude to my few loyal readers particularly those who have been writing comments on my posts through the years unconditionally. Thank you very much! Maraming salamat po! Terima Kasih! Xie xie!…

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BE INSPIRED IN PENANG ISLAND

15 August 2010, Sunday –After we attended the 8AM Catholic Mass in St. Anne for the second time and indulged in grilled liempo once more in a Chinese restaurant in Bukit Mertajam, my colleagues went home to our temporary villas via our shuttle service bus while I decided to create my own Sunday adventure by…

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THE WEEK THAT WAS

I came to Penang from Manila via Kuala Lumpur exactly a week ago with 18 other Pinoy doctors to work as a lecturer in a huge medical college here.  Most of them are my batchmates from med school;  including one of our former professors and the others are medical consultants from all over the Philippines…

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THUNDERBIRD RESORTS, LA UNION (part 1): THE SUBLIME EXPERIENCE

Few weeks ago, I received an irresistible invitation via email to join a 3-day-bloggers’ tour and experience the only 5-star-hotel with world-class accomodation in Northern Philippines. The timing was too perfect because it gave me an ample chance to enjoy an ultimate vacation few days before I join the league of Filipino doctors and fathers…

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WEEKEND BLISS : BLOG NA PINOY PHOTO SHOOT

Blessings can be so overwhelming but I am not complaining. I cannot thank the Lord enough for people around us who continue to make our days special. From closest friends and family who tirelessly inspire and support us, to other people who give us simple reasons to smile. Few days ago, I received an invitation…

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