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    Experiencing Dialogue in the Dark

    May 17, 2018 7:00 pm by Kritzia Santos

    “I have never seen colors,” This phrase left me in  awe about the whole experience of being in total darkness.    Someone who is blind was serving us all drinks in a “a bar in the dark”. Without my eye glasses I cannot see clearly but a one hour experience of […]

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    Tips For Making the Most Out of Your Travels

    May 13, 2018 7:00 pm by Kritzia Santos

    Tip savers – Preparing Ahead – Pack light – always check with the airline you booked your ticket with the kilos allowed for hand carry and if your ticket has check-in. Cheap airlines earn their money from this. Always check days before flying. This will save you a lot of money – […]

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    Journeying with Lead to Heal

    September 14, 2017 7:00 pm by Kritzia Santos

    The words of Mahatma Gandhi, “Be the change you wish to see in this world,” has always moved me to do something. No matter how hard I would try, it would seem to just be a little ripple in the ocean, but as St. Mother Teresa’s words would always remind […]

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    Modern Day Heroes

    June 11, 2017 7:00 pm by Kritzia Santos

    Dear Taste <3 Company Reader,   Happy Independence Day! This article is about modern day Filipino heroes.   THANK YOU for being a hero. In one way or another, each person is a hero to someone or to something… a parent to his or her child, a doctor to a patient, […]

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    Where The Heart Is: Our Lady of Fatima, Portugal

    May 12, 2017 7:00 pm by Kritzia Santos

    Our  Lady of Fatima Shrine (photo courtesy of Bambie Carlos) How can three children bring millions of people to one little town in Portugal? The answer is because of the power of and the message from Our Lady of Fatima. One hundred years ago, in 1917 during the Great War, […]

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    Where The Heart Is: Tandag, Mindanao and their Self Help Groups

    April 21, 2017 7:00 pm by Kritzia Santos

    How can a small organized community in Tandag, Surigao del Sur, Mindanao provide loans and financial assistance totalling 3 million Pesos within their own Self-Help Group (“SHeG”) within just three years? At the Alay Kapwa Launch in Mindanao (Taste on Alay Kapwa), I was specifically drawn to a smiling group […]

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    Living Out Visita Iglesia Around the Philippines

    April 11, 2017 7:00 pm by Kritzia Santos

    A touch of heaven with all the saints in Catarman Cathedral: The lives of the saints are always there to remind us that we can keep on going. As Robert Louis Stevenson put it “Saints are sinners that kept on going”. The Philippines is home to about eighty million Catholics […]

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    Alay Kapwa Sunday: Giving Sunday

    April 7, 2017 7:00 pm by Kritzia Santos

    “An Authentic faith always involves a deep desire to change the world”-Pope Francis (Photo courtesy of Fr. Edwin Gariguez) “Sabi noong tatay malinaw po sa akin at sa aking mga anak na kahit galing sa basura yung aming kakainin ito ay tugon ng Diyos sa aming dasal na bigyan kami […]

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    Where the Heart Is: Randy Gabuat on His Hometown, the Philippines

    April 6, 2017 11:17 am by Kritzia Santos

      Three years ago, I met Randy Gabuat, someone who is passionate about expressing his love for the Philippines and promoting volunteering to help many Filipinos living in underprivileged communities. Motivating and developing people has always been his major strength. Helping others, particularly volunteers, to achieve positive results is consistently […]

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    A Helping Hand with Big Hands Australia

    March 22, 2017 7:00 pm by Kritzia Santos

    Big Hands Australia is a non-profit organization that aims to provide health training and rehabilitative health services to disabled Filipinos that normally go without. Director of Big Hands, Carlos Bello, a musculoskeletal physiotherapist based in Melbourne Australia talks with Taste.Company about an organization striving to make their vision a reality. […]