Chavacano 101 Vocabulary Guide: Episode 1 – Greetings

Thank you for listening to the 1st episode on Spotify! If you haven’t yet, then hit the play button below. Here’s the vocabulary guide for you to review and practice. Refer back to Episode 1 for its proper pronunciation and usage. Don’t forget to follow Chavacano 101 with Busyqueenphils on Spotify so you will be updated of…

Chavacano 101 now up on Spotify!

Hi everyone! Back in 2016, I started a Chavacano guide on my Facebook page (follow here: http://www.facebook.com/busyqueenphils ) where I introduced the vocabulary and taught my followers how to speak in this beautiful dialect. Chavacano, also referred to as Chabacano, is a Spanish creole language spoken in Zamboanga City, Southern Philippines. It is also influenced…

Beginner’s Aerial Hoop Routine

In 2019, I challenged myself to learn a new art – Aerial Hoop – in addition to pole; and incorporated it as a fitness routine. Aerial Hoop, also called the Lyra, is a form of aerial art where a steel hoop is suspended in mid-air.  A single performer (even two) do tricks that showcases flexibility…

Mark Bumgarner Expands Ready-To-Wear Line to Davao Through Chimes Boutiques

(Press release below provided by Chimes Boutiques) As a red carpet mainstay with an illustrious clientele across the world, Mark Bumgarner has achieved critical success through his one-off feminine designs, and signature soft architecture. Coming from the glossy world of society pages, the young couturier sees 2019 with a brand new direction: Enter Bumgarner Studios….

Beautiful Beginnings at the Waterfront: A Wedding and Celebrations Fair

Davao, with its natural attractions and Southern hospitality, has undoubtedly become one of the country’s wedding and events destinations.  And if you are set on the path to marital bliss, the Beautiful Beginnings at the Waterfront is where you need to be. Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao has bear witness to countless beautiful beginnings as a premier nuptial…