Macau Nightlife:  Where to Spend the Night in Macau

Macau Nightlife:  Where to Spend the Night in Macau

Like in all parts of the world where travelers frequent, experiencing the nightlife on a foreign place is a must.  It is like an introduction to a city and a way of getting to know the locals and what they are like.  Experiencing the nightlife is not only for young, single or couple party-goers, but even for people traveling with kids, you tuck the kids into bed, wait for them to fall asleep and presto, you are free as a bird.   Macau is the same as any other cities such as Bangkok, Hong Kong, or even Amsterdam, that even at night the city is still very much alive.Read More    

Churches in Macau

Churches in Macau

Macau has been administered and ruled by the Portuguese until its sovereignty was completely surrendered to China on 1999.  Portugal has not only given the city its name but was partially responsible for its rich history, traditions, and culture.  Despite Macau’s booming gambling and entertainment businesses, it was successful in keeping its ancient edifices free from destruction and its history away from obscurity.  On Portugal’s rich contribution in Macau, Catholicism was the most glaring and the churches were proofs that Portuguese’s influences and traditions are still very much alive.Read More    

Malaysia-Singapore Tour Itinerary

Malaysia-Singapore Tour Itinerary

Traveling is one thing I know I can do and would love to do for the rest of my life.  Many have been said about the benefits of traveling, what traveling can do to your mind and character, but nobody can eloquently describe the feeling when preparing to travel, when you are traveling and after you travel.  Whether it is the excitement, then amazement and then nostalgia, no one can really put into words the joy that traveling can bring us.Read More    

Top Things To Do in Macau with Kids

Top Things To Do in Macau with Kids

Since Macau is called the Las Vegas of Asia, many believed that it is not child-friendly.  Macau doesn’t have any theme or leisure park like what Hong Kong has, but there are still a lot of things to do in Macau for families who have kids. Check out this list of things to do in Macau with kids to make sure they’ll too, have fun.Read More    

OFW Stories Part II

OFW Stories Part II

On the first part of this article, I’ve given you some narratives of OFWs and their stories.  Like what I’ve previously stated, not all stories have happy endings and I chose to tell those stories which didn’t have, because those were the hard truths of being an OFW.  But then again, presenting to you the unhappy stories did not mean that the life of an OFW was all full of bitterness and misfortunes, because there were also stories of success and happy endings.  So, here’s the second part of the article featuring stories of OFWs you personally do not know but stories you are well familiar of.Read More    

OFW Stories

OFW Stories

We’ve heard a lot of OFW stories from our relatives who work abroad, from our friends, from periodicals, from the movies, from any form of social media, from the news and basically from anywhere, too many stories that we thought we’ve had enough and that we no longer need to hear another one.  But we are mistaken to think that we’ve heard all of their stories, every person has a story to tell and every individual has his own past, trials and tribulations, failures, success and unique experiences just waiting to be told.  Let me share to you, on a two-part article, some short stories of some OFWs and like many other stories, it is not always perfect and happy, only the truth.Read More    

Life Lessons We Sometimes Forget

Life Lessons We Sometimes Forget

Everyone of us has a mentor, it could be our mother, our father, a teacher, a friend, a boss, a partner, or sometimes an experience.  A mentor is the one that teaches us how to live life, helps us when we are in trouble, reminds us of the way when we are lost, reprimands us when we are wrong and gives us life lessons that we can use in our everyday life.  They always say that experience is the best teacher and that we learn from our mistakes.  But as a human being, it is inevitable for us to commit mistakes, sometimes the same mistakes we committed before, oftentimes, fatal mistakes that cause others’ sufferings and loneliness.  They say life is a struggle, we get affected by the past, we are confused of the present, and we worry about our future. Read More    

List of Philippine-Accredited Recruitment Agencies in Macau

On my previous post, I suggested an option for applying jobs in Macau, which is online application, for some who do not wish to leave their current jobs but at the same trying their luck here in Macau.  Now my post will be for people who are already in Macau looking for jobs and still waiting for a call from any company and will try an alternative option other than direct hiring, it is going to recruitment agencies.  Today, I will list down the Philippine-accredited Recruitment Agencies in Macau, Filipinos can go to when looking for a job.Read More    

Jobs in Macau:  Applying Online

Jobs in Macau: Applying Online

The Philippine Consulate of Macau is not encouraging Filipinos to apply for work while on their tourist visas as stated by the Philippine Consul General Lilybeth R. Deapera on her interview on Macau Daily Times published on August 27, 2015. According to her, Filipinos could be more vulnerable to potential abuse from either the employers or agencies.  Furthermore, she mentioned that it is important to go through the proper way as some of them lack the necessary training.Read More    

Working Abroad for the First Time:  What You Need To Know

Working Abroad for the First Time: What You Need To Know

Working abroad could be for your own career advancement and growth, for greater opportunities or for some, like me, a necessity.  You passed the interview, you paid your placement fee, you’ve undergone training and attended seminars, your luggage are packed, you’re excited because it is your first time to go abroad, your ticket is booked, and your body is ready but are your mind and soul ready?  The prospect of working abroad is reassuring, as stated on my previous post, The Advantages of Working Abroad, but we also have to know some things that are actually happening on people working overseas and the realities so that we could better equip ourselves with defenses and be ready, really be ready, mentally.  I list down the things that first time overseas workers ought to know not to discourage them from leaving but rather to make them prepared.Read More