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El Nido Resorts – Lagen Island

I’m so proud of myself for going to the beach twice this summer! The first trip was organized in time for my dad’s birthday (April 22), while the second trip was for my mom’s birthday (May 30). So rare! Congratulate me! Our idea of a wonderful time at the beach constitutes…

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Escolta Love Parade Part 2

Probably a long shot for me to try to raise awareness for Escolta through this post, but going on Carlos Celdran’s Escolta Tour really got me to open my eyes about appreciating Old Manila, no matter how seemingly bleak it may seem nowadays. Somehow, we are even blessed to be able to witness…

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Escolta Love Parade Part 1

On March 13th, Rg and I decided to spend our afternoon at Carlos Celdran’s Escolta Love Parade, a project that aims to “make the invisible city visible again”. The least I could do as a blogger is spread the word about the beauty of Old Manila, and hope for change so…

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Jonat & Julie

Jonat & Julie

Congratulations to Jonat and Julie Joson! Last weekend, these two lovebirds had the classiest, most intimate beach wedding and reception at Nasugbu, Batangas. I think I’m starting to get why people are so fond of the beach. The whole event was a genuine and honest reflection of who they are…

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Taal July 2014

Taal July 2014

Long overdue post on my short day trip to the Heritage Town of Taal! Every year, my college barkada and I schedule at least one out-of-town road trip. This year, we intentionally picked a place that we know we’ll end up geeking about together (versus just going to the beach or…

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Iloilo March 2012

Iloilo March 2012

One of my resolutions this year is to plan local trips and to try to share the beauty of the Philippines to the world. I mean, I’ve so many travel entries on different countries… so don’t you think it’s a little odd that I don’t have any ones that promote…

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