Beyond their circular role in transporting the world’s goods, Filipino seafarers help spread the gift of spiritual living Continue reading Vessels of Spirituality
Long before Filipinos became a third of the global fleet, they were already building and manning their own ships, serving in the Galleon Trade, and carving out their fortunes in foreign lands. Originally published by Seafarer Asia Security and Welfare … Continue reading Vessels of Freedom
Navigation in today’s world may come with all sorts of technology-enabled frills, but knowledge of the ‘dits’ and ‘dahs’, and other analogue sailing practices will come in handy in the most dire circumstances Continue reading Old but reliable
Originally from the hospitality industry, Stephen Rey Tagud helped steer a struggling company to new directions.
Continue reading Making the case for inter-island luxury travel
As the first maritime school in the Philippines, the Philippine Merchant Marine Academy laid the foundation for a strong maritime industry and more. Continue reading Producing leaders
…And there I was ranting about ‘Oggy and the cockcroaches’ and how the producers turned such antagonistic creatures into protagonists (in a children’s show!) when here I am, madly in love with the demonic femme fatale Mirajane Strauss of Fairy Tail. Continue reading My satanic love for Mirajane Strauss