• Life

    Dogs Can Sing (feat. Scotch)

    I don’t think there’s a better way to start your day than watching a fam bam baby singing — especially if that baby is a dog. Meet our talented baby boy, Scotch. Fun Facts: Name: Zachary Scotch — Zachary because…

  • Life

    Simple Everyday Happy Stuff

    Although I try to resist the urge to write anything too personal (which means that I am likely to delete this in a couple of days), some things are just too nice not to share. Unfortunately, I didn’t win the…

  • Body,  Movement

    Being Bad-Ass in Brazilian

    A few years back, our Sinha Bahia Capoeira was featured in Expat Magazine — I got a bit excited when I found this in our archives. I know a lot of people are curious about it, so if you want…

  • Body,  Movement

    Futsal at Club 650

    I have gotten numerous requests to post this, so once and for all, here it is. These Brazilian guys regularly play Futsal beside the Capoeira area at Club 650. If you’re actually interested to work out though, Club 650’s got badminton,…

  • Ilocos,  Philippines

    I’ve Got Pot from Vigan

    One of the things I was able to try for the first time in Vigan — making a pot! As part of our one-day tour around Vigan and Laoag, we went to GR Jars Pottery. One potter can make over…

  • Ilocos,  Philippines

    Vigan and Laoag in a Day

    A one day tour around Vigan and Laoag is like browsing through pages of a history book. Just to give you an idea of what’s there to see, I’d like to share some of the photos I took of buildings,…

  • Ilocos,  Philippines

    The Best of Laoag: Fort Ilocandia

    With much luck, I had the opportunity to visit what they say is the only 5-star resort hotel in the North of Luzon — Fort Ilocandia. It isn’t peak season this time of the year so there weren’t a lot…