NBA and Stock Trading

With the 2013-2014 just concluded, and recent surge in the Philippine Stock Exchange stock market, I can't help but compare stocks with NBA players. Both stocks and NBA players are assets, but not all assets have the same value. In the…

Getting Schengen Visa in Hong Kong

Innsbruck, Austria - I am fond of traveling and one of my most favorite places to go in Europe.  But since I carry a Philippine passport, I don't have a visa-free access to most of Europe. Azerbaijan and Georgia in Eastern Europe and…

Kiddie Memories of Second Grade

Facebook not only brings people closer -- finding long-lost friends and acquainting new ones -- it also rekindles old memories, as old photos emerge. Like this photo of birthday party of Rey Amador Bargamento, a classmate in second…

Why Mintal is My Ultimate Home

Today, my folks in the Philippines celebrate the feast of the Immaculate Conception. Not only from my college alma mater, but also from the very place I was raised -- Mintal, Davao City. It's already a given that we love Davao City --…