My blog turns 13 though I feel like I should take a year off of it due to its inactivity last year. I have broken the one-post per month (at least) streak that I held for 11 years. If not for the mandatory work from home set-up, and a reminder to renew the domain, I have totally forgotten about this blog.
Wednesday, April 8, 2020
Labels: Corona Virus, Expat, iPhone 11Pro, iphone 8s, Japan, Mama, Nikon Z50, OFW, Pandemic, Philippines, Quarantine, Random Thoughts, Surprise Birthday, UAE
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
For more than a decade of being an Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW), I always see to it that I go back to the Philippines at least once a year. Aside from having the time to be with my loved ones, it is also a chance for me to eat my favorite food, which often brings back childhood memories.
Labels: Bacolod City, Bananacue, Batchoy, Cassava Cake, Comfort Food, Delicious, Food, Halo-halo, Inasal, iphone 8s, Kunwarifoodblogger, Manamit, Negrenseblogger, OFW, photographer, Puto, Talaba
Monday, April 29, 2019
I was browsing my Facebook page when a promotion from Toroverde - Jebel Jais Flight popped up. It was offering a 54% discount from its regular price for you to experience the world’s longest zipline. It is a no-brainer since ziplining is on my bucket list.
Labels: Abu Dhabi, Adrenaline, Guinness World Records, Jebel Jais flight, Ras Al Khaima, Toroverde, Zipline
Saturday, March 30, 2019
It's been a while since I have updated this blog. I just have to since totomai.net turns 12. Twelve years - that was a long time. I haven't been religiously blogging since I transferred in the Middle East. In the past, I usually blog on a Sunday but here, Sunday is the first day of work. I know, I have to make excuses. And also, I sort of cheated by posting blog titles or photos only just to keep the one-month per post alive. So sorry about that.
Thursday, February 28, 2019
Thursday, January 31, 2019
Wednesday, December 26, 2018
When you have at least eight hours left before your flight back to Abu Dhabi, what would you do? You either go to the airport directly after the meeting with client, or you book a city tour since it is your first time in Bahrain? I booked a 4-hour city tour as recommended by the hotel where I checked-in.
Friday, November 30, 2018
My second time in Egypt and I made sure that I can visit the Great Pyramid of Giza. My schedule for the week was a bit hectic but I was able to manage a few hours - early morning visit - to the pyramids. I booked the tour via the hotel concierge.
It was an hour trip from the hotel to Giza. And as soon as I saw the glimpse of these ancient wonders, I immediately forgot the horrible, or terrible, traffic along the way. We had to pay for the tickets to enter and then off we go.
Labels: Ancient, Cairo, Egypt, Egyptian pyramids, Giza, Great Sphinx of Giza, History, Pyramids, Seven Wonders of the world, Wonders