Inasakan Beach. Shot using a GoPro. Image from Leslie Lazarte.

How to get to Inasakan Beach Or, tips from our 22-hour adventure in Mindoro   Have you gone to the beach yet? We have one more weekend before summer in the Philippines officially ends! If you’re free this weekend, consider hitting the road and checking out hidden gems like Inasakan Beach in Mindoro. Here’s how […]

What will healthcare be like under a Duterte presidency? Photo from user Keith Bacongco:

Healthcare under a Duterte presidency       Millions were overjoyed by the landslide victory of Davao City mayor Rodrigo Duterte in the recent presidential elections. It is hoped that his administration will bring about positive changes in terms of inclusive economic growth and better peace and order. This being a wellness and lifestyle blog, […]

Risa Hontiveros for Senator. Image from the Facebook page of Risa Hontiveros:

Should you vote for Risa Hontiveros? A meet-and-greet with the senatorial candidate*   This third and final run of Risa Hontiveros for the Philippine senate caught my attention because of her campaign slogan Healthy Pinoy, Healthy Pinas (Healthy Filipino, Healthy Philippines). I am a non-practicing certified renal nurse and I have a keen interest in […]