Be grateful today and always
by Pat-P Daza - March 30, 2020 - 12:00am
Who knew that going to the supermarket could be like a challenge in the Amazing Race?
How to be productive & entertained while staying at home
by Pat-P Daza - March 23, 2020 - 12:00am
It’s been a week since the enhanced community quarantine was put into effect.
Truly more fun in the Philippines
by Pat-P Daza - March 16, 2020 - 12:00am
Now that the number of COVID-19 cases in the Philippines is rising, many Filipinos have started cancelling their plans to travel abroad.
Reconnecting with my classmate Dinna
by Pat-P Daza - March 9, 2020 - 12:00am
She was my classmate in grade school and high school in St. Paul. She went to the University of the Philippines and studied Interior Design and was class valedictorian. In 1987, she was No. 3 in the board exam for...
FMG: There’s bliss in retirement
by Pat-P Daza - March 2, 2020 - 12:00am
Freddie M. Garcia, president of ABS-CBN (or FMG as he is known in showbiz circles), retired in 2003 when he hit the mandatory age of 60.
Love takes many forms
by Pat-P Daza - February 24, 2020 - 12:00am
It was a lazy Sunday afternoon, a cool breeze gently enveloping the city. It was a nice day to stroll to Meralco theater (a five-minute walk from home) with friends to watch the concert, All About Love, showcasing...
What to see…and eat!... in Bacolod
by Pat-P Daza - February 17, 2020 - 12:00am
Two weeks ago, I went to Bacolod with four other friends from the press to visit Magikland, the theme park.
What is Hong Kong without roast goose?
by Pat-P Daza - February 10, 2020 - 12:00am
My mom and I were in Hong Kong on Jan. 18, a week before Chinese New Year and a week before the novel coronavirus broke out and sent the world into a health frenzy.
What’s in store for us in the Year of the Rat?
by Pat-P Daza - February 3, 2020 - 12:00am
Last Jan. 25, we welcomed the Chinese New Year, the Year of the Metal Rat. It’s the beginning of a new cycle, a new decade and fresh starts, and it will also bring instability to different aspects of our environment...
Food tripping with my cousins
by Pat-P Daza - January 27, 2020 - 12:00am
What do Filipino families enjoy doing the most? I’m sure most will agree that we Pinoys love to eat, and that food no matter how simple tastes so much better when we’re with our loved ones.
My friend Robina
by Pat-P Daza - January 20, 2020 - 12:00am
I met Robina Gokongwei over 25 years ago when she was still dating my lawyer friend and mahjong mate, Perry Pe. Perry and his best buddy SP Sumulong were my frequent houseguests in the early ‘90s.
A memorable dinner in City of Pines
by Pat-P Daza - January 13, 2020 - 12:00am
During my last trip to Baguio City after Christmas, my mom and I were invited to an intimate dinner party hosted by the ever gracious and hospitable Lin Illusorio Bildner and her handsome son, Max.
Baguio is in the heart
by Pat-P Daza - January 6, 2020 - 12:00am
Coming from the holiday break, I am sure a lot of people went out of town. Favorite holiday destinations of Pinoys these days are Tokyo, Osaka, Seoul, Singapore, Bangkok and the USA.
by Pat-P Daza - December 30, 2019 - 12:00am
May 2020 bring us renewed hope, countless blessings, good health and prosperity!
Christmas with the Dazas
by Pat-P Daza - December 23, 2019 - 12:00am
The Dazas thanks to my Lola Angeles exposed us to many Spanish dishes.
What makes the Kapamilya Christmas special truly special
by Pat-P Daza - December 16, 2019 - 12:00am
I always look forward to the ABS-CBN Christmas special.
Tips on how to wrap a Christmas gift
by Pat-P Daza - December 9, 2019 - 12:00am
A few weeks ago, I shared tips on decorating the Christmas tree. This time, I thought it would be nice to share tips on wrapping gifts.
Bittersweet victory
by Pat-P Daza - December 2, 2019 - 12:00am
Last Nov. 20, the Ateneo Blue Eagles made history by winning their third consecutive championship (three-peat!) and achieving the first 16-0 sweep in the Final Four era of UAAP Men’s Basketball.
Cooking with my Tita Nora
by Pat-P Daza - November 25, 2019 - 12:00am
There are exactly 30 days left until Christmas day, still enough time to shop and get gifts for your family, friends and loved ones.
Happy birthday, Deo!
by Pat-P Daza - November 18, 2019 - 12:00am
He’s the genius behind Dreamscape, the business unit of ABS-CBN that produces teleserye hits like Ang Probinsyano, Kadenang Ginto, and the recently-concluded The General’s Daughter, among many other...
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