Category Archives: You Turn The World

Social, Moral, Environmental Responsibility

The Cebu Highlands Trail Test Thru-Hike

Hiking in the Philippines Despite being an archipelagic nation, hiking and hillwalking has been relatively famous in the Philippines. Graced with pristine rainforest covers and rough terrains, an ascent to a mountain peak proves both challenging and rewarding.  When I … Continue reading

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Sleeping in Broad Daylight: What I Learned Being a Call Center Agent

Jeepney Slumbers I quickly dozed off after giving my fare and telling the driver where I will be alighting from his jeepney.  I took the passenger seat spot where I could sit down more comfortably in case I fell asleep … Continue reading

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Cookie Cutter Society: Decrypting the Myth of Quarter-life Crisis

“You will flunk one of your college subjects, you will be stuck in an entry level job for longer than expected, you will not be able to afford that home, and you will not find the love of your life.” … Continue reading

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Ngaon Ta Bai! : A Visayan Initiative to Sustainable Food Harnessing

  A Flashback The first thing that comes to mind when talking about organic farming is our own vegetable garden just outside our home in Bacolod.  It is about a hundred square meter lot which my father carefully tilled and … Continue reading

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One Island at a Time: Mambacayao Diot Outreach

Fifteen days after the strong typhoon has passed, we had finally packed eleven sacks of relief goods for a tiny island called Mambacayao Diot a few miles north to Sagay City in Negros Occidental and part of the Bantayan group … Continue reading

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All In a Day’s Work: An Encounter with a Shellfish Gleaner

He has gone around in the water surrounding the hundred square meter man-made island thrice while we were ready to feed on our grilled pork belly and hot dogs.  We called to him “kuya! kaon ta!” and he just motioned … Continue reading

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Strolling the Mangrove Boardwalk: A Hopeful Day with the Oil Slick Victims

For less than two weeks, I’ve been asking here and there for donations for the fishing community in Brgy. Day-as, Cordova in our very own Mactan Island.  Along with my college friends who have been persuasively reaching out to people … Continue reading

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