Dapper Dressing Whatever The Situation

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Is it possible to always be stylish no matter what life throws at you? Of course, it is! You just need to make sure that your wardrobe is ready so that you have something to wear for any occasion or situation. Not sure what you need to make sure you have? Here are some very common situations and how you can ensure you are always a dapper dresser.

Where Adventure Meets Food: Bigby's Café & Restaurant Opens in SM CDO Downtown Premier

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Hello, readers! I have another food-related blog post for you guys! This year, one of my goals is to feature a bunch of restaurants, bars, and cafes that I really like or recently discovered. This time, I'm putting the spotlight on Bigby's newest home in SM CDO Downtown Premier. I'm not gonna lie, the new and cool travel inspired interiors pulled me inside the restaurant.

Get Closer To Nature While On Your Travels

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

It’s always great to get closer to nature on your travels. In fact, there is nothing more exciting than enjoying the beautiful wildlife and sea life while on vacation. After all, you often get to see unique nature that you can’t view at home. But when you are on your travels, it can hard to see the beautiful nature. Therefore, here are some tips on how you can get closer to nature while on your travels.

Solo Travel: Exploring New Cities Like A Local

Monday, May 22, 2017

Solo travel has been increasing in popularity over the past few years as many young adults and Millennials are using it as a chance to go off and find themselves. Many popular Hollywood movies such as Wild have also helped to drive this new travel trend. Even though it is incredibly fashionable to go off on a vacation all on oneself, lots of people still seem very daunted by the whole prospect of being on their own in a new city. Are you intrigued to find out how you can combat the potential loneliness? Here are some top tips that will help you explore your travel destinations like a local!

Money Saving Tips for Your Home

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Considering how the cost of gas and electricity is on a seemingly permanent incline, it’s more important than ever for us to find ways of reducing the amount of energy we use. Saving energy equates to saving money so here are some great tips on how to save energy around the home.

Package Holidays: Better Or Worse?

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Package holidays used to be incredibly popular, but they’ve fallen out of favor a bit in recent years. There are still some good deals out there, and people are still using them, though not nearly as much. Is that because they just aren’t as good as booking directly? Well, it isn’t quite that simple, there are good arguments for both types of holiday. It depends on your situation and what deals are available a lot of the time, but package holidays can certainly work in your favor, as can direct booking. For anybody out there that’s struggling to choose a holiday, here are some pros and cons of package holiday deals.

Guiltless Thirst Quenchers: Fruitfull by Thirsty Opens in SM CDO Downtown Premier

Sunday, May 14, 2017

If you ask me to choose between exercising and dieting, there's no doubt I'd choose the former. I honestly find dieting a bit challenging for me and I would rather burn myself out at the gym. I'm a certified foodie and I literally would eat anything. However, we all know that in order to achieve a fit body, we need to pair exercise with a good diet. 

That is why I was really grateful when Fruitfull by Thirsty finally opened its FIRST branch here in Cagayan de Oro at the Food Hall of the new SM CDO Downtown Premier. It is perfect for me for a couple of reasons. One, because I like to keep my thirst quenched with unhealthy drinks (soda, colored liquids, etc.) and instead of buying drinks that can make me feel guilty, I can now enjoy hydrating myself the healthy way! 

Tackling Weight Loss When You’re Busy

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Let’s face it- most Americans are incredibly busy people. We spend most of our days at work and have to find time for our own interests and familial obligations. This can make eating healthy and get fit difficult because finding the time to know what to eat, shop for the right items, cook, clean, and find time for exercise can be difficult. But it’s not impossible. Here are some tips to help you fit getting healthy into your schedule.

The Four Best Ways To Explore This Summer

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Whether you’re vacationing or staycationing this summer, exploration is key. From discovering exciting historic monuments, delicious back-street delicatessens, or cute little boutiques, to rediscovering the city you call home, the excitement is in exploration. Summer is all about seeing new things, enjoying new experiences, and catching a few rays.

While the comfort of your own car is a great way to get around (and we all love a good bit of AC in the hot summer months), it’s not the best way to explore. There are no new smells or new flavors, and you’ve whizzed past any new sights before you really get a chance to take it in. When you’re in a car, you can’t just zip down an interesting looking side street, jump into an intriguing second-hand bookstore, or buy an ice-cream from a street vendor. You have to find places to park, follow the rules of the road, and chances are, you’re missing the best sights. So why not put the car away for the summer, and get out there on foot, by bike, in the air or in the water. Or a combination of all four! This really is the summer for exploration.

Cebu Food Trip: Lovey Doggy Dog Cafe

Sunday, May 07, 2017 Cebu City, Cebu, Philippines

I love exploring! I love trying out new things especially when I'm in the Queen City of the South–Cebu. So my friend and I decided to veer away from our usual go-to places for a food trip hang out and decided to explore a new cafe that offers something new. We stumbled upon a cafe that has an interesting concept–Lovey Doggy Dog Cafe.

Travel Light: Capsule Hostel in Cebu City at Shejoje Poshtel

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Spent my laborday weekend in Cebu to take a break from work. Whenever I travel, I make sure I pack light and bring only what's essential. Also, as a budget traveler, I am always on the lookout for the cheapest cafes, restos, and accommodations. However, low value or low cost should never translate to low quality. In Shejoje Poshtel, you get value for money (got my 5 nights and 6 days accommodation for only Php 2,440). Not to mention they have the comfiest bed and pillows!

Experience Korean and Mexican Fusion at SEÑOR KIMCHI

Tuesday, May 02, 2017 Cebu City, Cebu, Philippines

I love food. Well, who doesn't? One Friday lunch, my friend and I stumbled upon a quaint fusion restaurant along the famous Axis Entertainment Avenue in Cebu City. We were hungry and I suddenly had this craving for Mexican food, but my friend was in the mood to eat Korean dishes, so it's a good thing SEÑOR KIMCHI offers both!

The First-Timer's Guide To Pondicherry

Monday, May 01, 2017

Though it’s often overlooked as an Asian tourist destination, Pondicherry, a former French colony on the south-east coast of India, offers a whole world of opportunity for some incredible travel experiences. Just take a look at some of the articles and tourism guides you’ll find on the city, and you’ll read nothing but praise from Western and Eastern travelers alike. Still, just like any destination, if you don’t know what to expect you’re sure to struggle with some of the practical details. If you’re planning your very first visit to Pondicherry, here’s a simple guide to making your trip one to remember…


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