Stress-free, Solar-powered Island Abode

In the beginning, life in a small island in the Philippines is exciting as well as relaxing with the surrounding pristine sea, fresher air, stunning sunsets and rainbows. The small inconveniences that make the island living different from the urban are tolerable when you don’t stay in the island full-time. It is when you already…

RE-CREATION

There’s RECREATION and there’s RE-CREATION. The ‘dash’ makes a big difference. Whereas recreation refers only to something one does as a diversion or hobbies, re-creation encompasses more, means a lot more and deeper than that. RE-CREATION: Creating a new form from existing creations to refresh the body, mind and spirit is a productive activity that…

Crab Mentality Nature

This blog is about understanding the nature of crab mentality and finding inspiration from Nature to turn its negative manifestations into positive outcomes that make the victim always a winner. What is crab mentality? It is a human outlook patterned after the behavior of crabs trapped in a bucket. Imagine this…those hairy, sharp claws of…

Year of Gratitude

We start 2021 with gratitude for the graces that came with the pandemic and being able to appreciate the good things in life despite the crises. May we continue to see a spark of light in darkness and celebrate the joy of triumphing over adversities. With each bag passed on to a hand in need,…

Cruising For A Cause

There is more to yachting or boating than island hopping, enjoying sunrises and sunsets on most days and sailing onto storms for more unplanned, unwanted adventures. A big part of our cruising lifestyle was for the causes we support. It is that, which made our pre-pandemic life at sea, more fulfilling and meaningful. That was…

ISLA BUZZ

New Year ‘Thanksgiving’ Preparation It’s not about obligation or responsibility to help and make people happy. It is just an act of compassion. It’s just about sharing. If it helps or make people happy, then that’s another thing to be grateful about. Isn’t it WONDER-FULL this Godsent gift of circumstances wrapped with Love? Thanks to…

INT’L OUTREACH

Singapore Outreach Highlight As we browsed the homepage of the SeaKeepers, Asia, International Outreach we were gripped with some nostalgia as we looked at the photos of the National University, Singapore scientists and students who we sponsored for an environmental education outreach, onboard our motoryacht.