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Exploring Cebu in Two Days

The Challenge: Explore Cebu in 2 days Sounds tough but, having regular jobs, my friends and I had to make do with a quick weekend escapade to the Queen City of the South as part…



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Why I’m voting for Duterte

I have long wanted to write about this but I always ended up deciding against it.  I’m not a political analyst nor am I a prolific writer, but after seeing all sorts of black propaganda…



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Getting fit for less around Marikina

A lot of fitness gyms in the country require skyrocketing membership fees that could ruin your monthly budget, you’d lose pounds not from working out but from the lack of livable funds left in your…


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Trip up north: Manila to Sagada

Sagada is one of the best and most popular tourist destinations in the Mountain Province. Before it even took the spotlight due to the widely-celebrated film “That Thing Called Tadhana,” Sagada has been a favorite…


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Malagos Garden Resort, Davao City

I often get asked by friends where to go and what to do when visiting Davao City. There are plenty of choices actually, depending on your kind of high. Here’s one of the go-to places…


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Kadayawan Sa Dabaw 2015

The biggest festival in Davao City — Kadayawan sa Dabaw — culminates today with the highly-anticipated Floral Float Competition! Ironically I left yesterday after witnessing one entry at the Indak-Indak sa Kadalanan, which is one…


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Beautiful Bataan

Bataan: One of the country’s last stands before succumbing to Japanese forces during the World War 2. So much have been said about this place in Philippine history, yet more of its beauty can be…


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Rescued cats draw cattraction for new café

Cattention: all paws on deck! There’s a purr-fect haven for cat lovers just within Quezon City where one can enjoy good food and drinks and the precious company of their feline friends — Cat Café…



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Debunking Myths about Mindanao

If you haven’t been to any parts of Mindanao, you’re probably one of the people who cringe at the thought of going there. I don’t blame you. Mindanao is generally and unfairly portrayed in the…


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Camsur Water Sports Complex

Camsur Water Sports Complex is one of the top tourist destinations in the Bicol region and probably one of the most popular in the country. This 6-hectare complex is the first world-class watersports complex in…


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When in Boracay

What is there to do in Boracay other than swim and take selfies? Here are some of the ways to maximize your staycation in the island without breaking the bank: 1. Early-morning walk at the…