Author Archives: Angela M. Zelaña

Copycat Ad forces DOT to revert to “It’s More Fun in the Philippines”


A purportedly copycat ad made by one of the biggest ad agencies in the Philippines just got sacked by its clients. McCann Worldgroup Philippines got it from the country’s Department of Tourism, as somebody blew the whistle on a newly uploaded tourism ad that was similar to a South African one. Government quickly pulled the […]

Love potion or gayuma, do they really work?

love potion gayuma

I normally brush aside mystical chatter about Siquijor love potions or gayuma and dismiss any spiritualistic talk about the island as nonsense. However, since the topic of potions and voodoo never cease to come up in small talk, I thought of taking a closer look and reconsidering the matter. I asked myself, does it really […]