Driver’s License Renewal in the Philippines

Davao City, Philippines — I decided to renew my driver's license inside SM Davao, where the Land Transportation Office (LTO) renewal center is located. It was around 11:10 in the morning when I arrived and I expected a huge crowd. To my surprise, it was almost a deserted government office. I headed straight for my medical examination, … Continue reading Driver’s License Renewal in the Philippines

Yummy & Alor’s

21 May 2015 | Davao City, Philippines — Last Thursday night, Danny and I had dinner with our closest friends at the cutest restaurant I've ever been to in the metro — Yummy, situated beside Bistro Rosario in Torres street. I already adored the interior before stepping inside. Everything, from the walls to decors, is lovely … Continue reading Yummy & Alor’s

The Big House: A Heritage Home

25 Apr 2015 | Davao City, Philippines — I have been passing in Juna Avenue countless times before but only just recently I discovered this spot through an FB friend's post. It's an ancestral house that has been converted to a bed and breakfast with restaurant. One Saturday afternoon, Danny and I decided to have our lunch … Continue reading The Big House: A Heritage Home

NBI Clearance Application

23 Mar 2015 | Davao City, Philippines — The last time I renewed my National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) clearance was 4 years ago. So, the new process is unfamiliar to me.  Steps: 1. Register online Log in to and make sure to encode your personal data correctly. Triple check if necessary, to avoid another payment … Continue reading NBI Clearance Application