Why PPop is a Big Deal

an empty theatre with lights turned on during nighttime

PPop will start the Pinoy version of the Hallyu Wave. PPop, as coined by fans, has been living under the shadow of OPM (Original Pinoy Music) for so long now. But I’m glad the distinction is gradually becoming widely known. And it’s about time. PPop is the subgenre of OPM that goes beyond the typical … Read more

A Semi-Regular Visitor’s Review of Dali Everyday Grocery

Dali Everyday Grocery is a great alternative way to buy necessities at home at inflation-resistant, affordable prices. We’ve seen many of these Dali Grocery Stores popping up in the Metro in recent years. These are actual creative ways to sell products that are inflation-resistant and these help ordinary Filipinos stretch their pesos more. Dali Everyday … Read more

A Quick Review of the Xiaomi Portable Electric Air Compressor 2

Box of the Xiaomi Portable Air Compressor 2

The bottom line of the review is this is a good tool for small items, for bikes, and for topping up, but not for inflating car tires from flat. Xiaomi Portable Air Compressor 2 Price: Php 1679.00 (as of Mar 2024)Link: Lazada This battery-powered air compressor is portable and can be used with different tires … Read more

Noche Buena Among the La Conquistada

figurines of the nativity of jesus

Christmas deeply ties former Spanish colonies on both sides of the Pacific. Noche Buena (“good night”) is the celebration of Christmas Eve that happens at midnight. Here in the Philippines, families spend time together, eat lots of good food, exchange gifts, and play parlor games within their homes during that time. Growing up, I’ve always … Read more