On my first solo travel outside Philippines, I stayed at EZ Lodgings, a small colorful place in #Gadong #Brunei I found through #AirBnB. Owned and run by Dina, a very accommodating Bruneian interior designer. Some rooms are for dailys and some are for monthly tenants. I made friends with 4 of the monthly tenants who apparently just knew each other quite recently. They accompanied me for the two places I wanted to visit and the rest of the trip I spent hanging out with them: chilling at cafes, eating takeout pizzas, and hanging out at each others’ rooms. The room…
m officially 4 months old at Amihan! Yay! I’m writing this blog post to commemorate this special day. What is Amihan Global Strategies? Amihan Global Strategies is a technology company that accelerates digital transformation with businesses. Trivia: The word Amihan refers to the season dominated by trade winds which are experienced in the Philippines as a cool north east wind. What does Amihan do? Amihan offers products, services and consulting to the top 1000 companies in the Philippines focusing on cloud infrastructure (CLOUD BLOCKS), big data & analytics (UNAWA) and customer & mobile engagement (NIMBLE). Added in the lineup recently…
When I attended my first tech event, it was an iOS Code Camp organized by DevCon Philippines. That time, you can only count with your fingers the tech events happening in a month. Five years later, my fingers are not enough to count the events happening in a week! 26 leaders from 17 tech communities convened at the Philippine Tech Community Leads Meetup last May 5 hosted at Google Philippines HQ with the goal of sharing plans of each group and explore opportunities for collaboration this year. Among the communities who attended are Google Developers Group (GDG) Philippines, DevCon (Developers…
I never thought I could do a sub1 for 10k without training. And I didn’t! haha. It was Pinoy Fitness Sub1 10k Challenge. I was 15 minutes behind but I had new PRs. Yay! I decided to join the run 5 days prior by buying someone’s kit. Thus I didn’t have enough training. Nevertheless, it was my fastest run yet. Good job self! Follow my blog with Bloglovin
The La Union trip was one of the spontaneous trips I really enjoyed. It was an out of town trip with an itinerary I didn’t know. I went swimming in waterfalls without bringing clothes. Luckily, I was accompanied by a friend whom I convinced to join me an hour before departure. One for the books!
Meet the DevCon Philippines Officers 2017 + the outgoing Executive Director (me)! It’s been officially 2 months since Anthea stepped in as the new Executive Director for DevCon and they’ve been doing a good job especially on the creatives and volunteers engagement. The new batch of leads have overflowing energy attracting more enthusiasm in the organization. Keep it up folks!