How to Visit an Art Museum

Even before I majored in Politics and got obsessed with history, culture, anthropology, and the arts, among others, I have been visiting museums since time immemorial because I feel intelligent about it. We all have our experiences going to museums for educational trips in school, but my most memorable one was when our high school … Read more

What if Southeast Asia has its own version of “We Didn’t Start the Fire”? (and my simple joys as a Professor)

Cover photo was from a random Valentine’s Day class photo in another university I used to teach in because doing screenshots for class photos over Zoom for my recent classes has always been a depressing idea to me. As a preliminary assignment before discussing the different forms of Political Art that exists in Southeast Asia … Read more

7 Thai Restaurants in Manila

I’ve been to several trips in Bangkok, and craving for Thai food has always been an occasional feeling for me. I live in the city of Manila, and thankfully I have these seven Thai restaurants within my perimeter. So without further ado, here’s the list, in no particular order! Enjoy! Jatujak S R Thai Cuisine … Read more

I’ve always been a realist.

I’ve been studying political realism over and over again since I first read Sun Tzu’s Art of War for my International Relations class in college, until I went to grad school, and eventually when I joined the academia, there will always be at least one undergraduate class I’m handling where I have to reiterate the … Read more