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About tinamen

I am news reporter, trying to veer away from the daily grind of news. I am trying to make good of the experiences and opportunities that life bring me, and enjoy them. I will try to share in this blog some of my travels, hobbies, and the daily lessons that life would bring. I don't intend to brag, I intend to amuse, inform and touch your lives in my own little way.

The Big Little Store in the Hill

After a toxic day at work, my friend and I rushed to this store at the Gilmore area in San Juan to buy “cough mixture” to cure my colds. The store turned out to be a mini-grocery for Chinese delicacies, … Continue reading

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Catelinos at Villa Javierto

The campaign trail has brought my colleagues and I to many places…  Going back to Manila from Camarines Sur, our gastronomical adventure brought us to this house-resto in Tayabas, Quezon.     It’s called Villa Javierito but the restaurant is “Catalinos”, … Continue reading

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When in Bacolod, enjoy dining at Aboy’s Restaurant

 Just eat it! Hahaha!                  

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Taj Mahal

Agra, India — Taj Mahal, as it has been dubbed, is such an expression of great love. We must have all known that by now. The roads to Agra from New Delhi through the country’s interior roads were a breath … Continue reading

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Fascinated with Santa Village At Crosswinds

There is always that child in us. There is a beautiful memory about childhood, a wonderful experience. So, when we got to the Santa house and Yule store here at Crosswinds Resorts Suites in Tagaytay, my siblings (along with my … Continue reading

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Eat. Drink. Be Merry at Cafe Voila.

Crosswinds Suites, Tagaytay — What else is there left to do after a sumptuous home-cooked supper here? Then, have some dessert and coffee. Besides, Coffee Bean at the entrance leading to Crosswinds, you can spot Cafe Voila at the so-called … Continue reading

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Post NY bonding at Crosswinds Resort Suites in Tagaytay

Tagaytay — Voila! Its a New Year, and I ought to write an entry to this blog. Cool Breeze. Cool Change for 2016. I am having a great weekend escape here with my family at Swiss-inspired Crosswinds Resort Suites in … Continue reading

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