International Food Blogger Festival 2011

Just heard the latest buzz! The 3rd International Food Blogger Conference is organizing TWO IFBC conferences in 2011! New Orleans, LA – August 26-28, 2011 -they have secured a phenomenal venue at the gorgeous Hotel Monteleone in the French Quarter. Santa Monica, CA – November 11-13, 2011 -a very cool venue at the Hilton Doubletree near … Continue reading

a little sentimental

It’s that time of the year again, its colder, and the malls are decked with red and green decorations. It’s almost Christmas, just 19 days to go the last time I checked. Where did the time go? There are so many things that I am so grateful for this year: we moved to a new … Continue reading

Five Things I Learned from Link Building

Blogging opened up a lot of opportunities for me. I learned how to cook from food blogs, found a new hobby with photography, enjoyed working with different social media, and found work online! I didn’t realize that it was indeed possible to work from home. It takes time though and a lot of  patience and … Continue reading

Chicken to Fish

My son and I were all set to go out to the supermarket when we suddenly heard our neighbors screaming. We lived in a compound with 4 other houses and it was usually calm and peaceful during the day. We looked outside to see the landlord’s son-in-law cursing and running after chickens. I dont know … Continue reading

My Social Media Addiction

It’s been a looong time since I last wrote on this blog. I’m still alive, albeit barely breathing. I realized my online work is indirectly proportional to my social life. The more I take on these tasks, the less time I have to shop for new clothes, or take care of my health. My only … Continue reading

International Food Blogger Conference 2010

Registration is NOW OPEN for the 2nd International Food Blogger Conference. (I’m so excited) After a successful run last year, Foodista is back again together with more exciting topics and activities for food bloggers around the world. This would be your chance to meet the judge on Bravo’s Top Chef Masters and Food Network’s Iron … Continue reading

World War II: Corregidor Island

Have you been following The Pacific? Its a 10 part mini-series from HBO. The Philippines, although not featured in The Pacific, also fought against the Japanese in Corregidor. Corregidor aka as Fort Mills or the Gibraltar of the East. Corregidor, officially named Fort Mills, was the largest of four fortified islands protecting the mouth of Manila … Continue reading