My Ancestors’ Wildest Dreams: Celebrating My Filipino American Culture

With today being November 1, Filipinx American History Month is officially over. However, I celebrate the diverse experiences of my people everyday. I am learning more about my identity everyday. I embrace my culture everyday. October was just a little extra special. For those of you who do not know: I am a Filipina AmericanContinue reading “My Ancestors’ Wildest Dreams: Celebrating My Filipino American Culture”

Why PCN?

It’s spring which means its a hectic time of the year for many Pilipinx-American student organizations. A long-standing tradition for many Pilipinx-American students is the “Pilipino Cultural Night” (or “PCN” for short). Whatever you call it, the Pilpino Cultural Night has been around since the 1980s. It is a tradition that continues today across theContinue reading “Why PCN?”

Immerse in a New World at LMNL

You know me… I’m always on the look out for a new interactive museum. I’ve always loved going to museums. With the new trend of interactive, “Instagrammable” pop-ups, museums have definitely become more accessible and visitor-friendly. Museum-goers now have the chance to actually physically immerse themselves in the art. When going to these museums, theContinue reading “Immerse in a New World at LMNL”

San Diego in Bloom

Spring has sprung! It’s my favorite season of the year and you can tell from all the blooms popping up. I am such a huge fan of flowers, with this superbloom being an ultimate dream for me. California is finally out of the drought and this has resulted in beautiful fields of flowers everywhere. WhetherContinue reading “San Diego in Bloom”

Adventures in the Southwest: A Utah & Arizona Travel Diary

If I’m being honest, I never really enjoyed road trips. Maybe because the only road trips I’ve ever been on were from San Francisco to San Diego. The scenery isn’t that appealing. Unless you’re on Pacific Highway 1 (a beauty, truly). My family hasn’t been on a big road trip since I was a little,Continue reading “Adventures in the Southwest: A Utah & Arizona Travel Diary”

Chillin’ in the Windy City: A Chicago Travel Diary

Happy Holidays everyone! I am back with a new travel diary. This Fall Quarter was a mess with me all over the place, trying to balance everything. If you didn’t know, I am actually in my last year of college! This quarter was dedicated to finishing some of my last general ed classes (thank god,Continue reading “Chillin’ in the Windy City: A Chicago Travel Diary”

Escaping the Hustle & Bustle: A Berlin & Copenhagen Travel Diary

Hello world! Or shall I say… Bonjour! I can’t believe I did the damn thing. I am actually in Europe and it feels so surreal. Last week was my first week here and boy, it was pretty rough. With the humid weather and the stuffy confusing Metro, I was probably left dehydrated and exhausted everyContinue reading “Escaping the Hustle & Bustle: A Berlin & Copenhagen Travel Diary”

All About Sarap Trip

You know those awkward icebreakers where you have to introduce yourself and sometimes you have to state a fun fact? Yeah, I hate those too. Luckily, I finally have a fun fact about myself. Fun Fact: I am a foodie! Like actually. I have a growing Instagram that’s dedicated to all things cheesy, yummy, crispy,Continue reading “All About Sarap Trip”

Parisian Summer Adventures

Going into college, I made it my ultimate goal to study abroad. I’ve always dreamed of immersing myself into a completely different culture. I am so thankful to say that it’s all going to happen this summer! Finding that my university offers the Jazz in Paris Global Seminar program made me very pleased. Throughout myContinue reading “Parisian Summer Adventures”

Tips for a Productive Summer

The weather is heating up, the school year is coming to a close… You don’t know what to do? Stay productive this summer! Though you may be relaxing and unwinding after a hectic school year, there are still ways to keep you occupied & never bored. Don’t have many plans? Keep yourself busy! It’s the perfectContinue reading “Tips for a Productive Summer”