Category: Travel

What was amazing about Pope Francis during his first trip to the United States as pope was how he transcend political and religious bi-partisanship. It is part of his charisma and charm. In these days when there is so much noise about everything and anything, it is refreshing to have a voice reminding us of the simplicity and sanctity of life.

On the ground, Pope Francis struck a cord in a lot of hearts as you can see people crying openly during mass as captured by television cameras. His messages centered around,

  1. Family values
  2. Poverty,
  3. The Power of Love, Truth, and Beauty,
  4. Compassion,
  5. Faith,
  6. Triumph of Good and Evil
  7. Climate change

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Coffee shops are everywhere. They are an emerging trend that brings many people from different demographic groups together. All around cities, these “five star Starbucks” are fully equipped with comfortable seats and caffeine drinks. Soon enough, many of us are starting to call these our second home.

Why are coffee shops so important to baby boomers? First of all, there is nothing like a good cup of coffee (or tea) any time of the day. Especially if your barista is a friendly youngster who makes sure you get the best customer service possible and leave with a smile. Secondly, it is a great place to meet new faces. Continue reading