Filipinos on Instagram: Tin Cura, Brandon Espiritu, Amir Deleon, Klea Pineda
Aug07

Filipinos on Instagram: Tin Cura, Brandon Espiritu, Amir Deleon, Klea Pineda

ILLUSTRAGRAMERS: Filipino instagrammers we love!    Instagram has set the new benchmark for all things cool and trendy – where style and aesthetic approach are key in gaining internet fame. From the Philippines to the rest of the world, here are the cool kids, the Pinoy instagrammers we love! @tincura           @espiritubrandon           @amir.deleon      ...

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10 Commandments of Travel
Jul29

10 Commandments of Travel

By Thuymi & Mitch of AdventureFaktory     What ought to be the first commandment of travel is something of a paradox, and that is that you should ignore commandments all together. And while guidebooks, apps and travel review websites may be plundered for nuggets of the truth, they too often provide a blinkered, factual vision of a compelling and wonderful world. Just in case we’re wrong, we asked our travel writers...

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Hello, I’m a Freelancer: The Ups and Downs of Being Self-Employed
Jul22

Hello, I’m a Freelancer: The Ups and Downs of Being Self-Employed

By: Kristine Abante     My freelance career took off at around the same time I pursued a full time career, simply because I wanted to write. For more than a decade, I had a bit of both worlds, I was an employee on the daily grind receiving a reliable pay check every month, and I was a part-time freelancer pursuing my other passions on my free time. All was well and good until one day, you realize you just want to be able to...

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Here’s to Work and Play
Jul08

Here’s to Work and Play

  It’s mid-year travel time in the emirates, as we downshift to a slower pace with the incoming summer hiatus.  For those who are not in a holiday mood, especially entrepreneurs like me, the quieter season is a welcome respite giving us time to review and plan for the busy months ahead.   So, just like our month of contrast where one foot’s into rest and recreation, and the other one’s on staying put and continuing the...

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From OF to Entrepreneur in the Philippines: Adjusting Your Mindset To Get Closer To Your Dream
Jul08

From OF to Entrepreneur in the Philippines: Adjusting Your Mindset To Get Closer To Your Dream

By Bel Ramirez   For most Overseas Filipinos, apart from owning a home, having a sustainable business back home that will support the family is the ultimate dream – an aspiration our kababayans want to achieve before they eventually settle back home for good in the Philippines. But there are so many questions and fears that linger in our heads that seem to make the journey from OF to entrepreneur a daunting one.  “Will I be able...

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