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Agoda’s Top 12 Best Rated Hotels in the Philippines for 2012

Posted by on Jan 31, 2013 in Uncategorized

Agoda just released their list of Top 12 hotels in the Philippines for 2012 based on Agoda.com customer reviews. Top 12 Best Rated Hotels for 2012 (Philippines)   Rank Hotel Name Area Star Rating Average Score 1 Angeles Beach Club Hotel  Angeles/Clark 4* 9.19 2 Makati Shangri-La Hotel Makati 5* 9.15 3 Shangri-La’s Boracay Resort & Spa Boracay 5* 9.14 4 The Peninsula Manila Makati 5* 8.98...

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Board it Up! Fashionable Magnet Boards

Posted by on Jan 30, 2013 in Entertainment and Lifestyle

Decorating your own space is ideal if you want Zen in your home.  For me, this is really important.  I like to keep my own space organized and simple.  I may be stressed from work, traffic and a lot of other factors, but my home is a home of piece 🙂 I like to really keep it simple, with little fashionable accents that would highlight my personality.     I just realized I don’t have any...

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Pay AirAsia Promo Seat Sales via 7-Eleven Stores

Posted by on Jan 30, 2013 in Travel

Talk about convenience!  7/11 stayed true to the definition of “convenient”  It’s becoming a payment hub as well! Phlippines’ AirAsia recently partnered with 7-Eleven stores to accept hassle-free payment service for online purchases.  You know it! 7-Eleven is open 24/7 so you can pay anytime during the day (and night). 7-Eleven now has more than 800 convenient stores....

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Sun Cellular Name Your Number SIM for only P59

Posted by on Jan 30, 2013 in Tech Chic

Last night, I had dinner with a few other Tech enthusiasts and we also got updated with the latest happenings on Sun Cellular network. with my former co-worker Alora Guererro and of course, the online guru to health and wellness, YogaJane 🙂 Customization is IN There’s something about customized items that really gets you interested, isn’t it? Customized tailored suits, customized...

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Take your Business Online with Squarelet

Posted by on Jan 30, 2013 in Business & Finance

A good friend of mine in Malaysia developed a really good e-commerce platform for those who are interested in putting their businesses online.  I’m sharing with you how this works, and how this would benefit your businesses.  🙂 Simply put, there’s a huge opportunity and a vast market for online businesses.  The Internet never sleeps. In the world of online business, as someone’s...

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FREE Internet with SmartNet Now Offers Yahoo! Services

Posted by on Jan 28, 2013 in Tech Chic

I have been a fan of SmartNet since they announced this about more than a year ago.  Not only does it give you FREE Internet access to major social media networks like Facebook and Twitter, it also gives you handy tools such as REAL TIME load balance updates (for prepaid) and usage (for postpaid). Read previous blog post about SmartNet here.   Evolution of SmartNet Smartnet used to be exclusive...

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Asian Secrets Lulur Indonesian Whitening Body Scrub

Posted by on Jan 25, 2013 in Beauty

There are days when my skin just feels like it needs attention. This might be due to the weather or my stress levels. When I see it scaling, dry and a but rugged, I know it’s time to exfoliate. I just jumped out of the pool for cardio exercise when there it is, horrible looking skin. I cruised through my supplies cabinet and hey, I have this new product to try! A Javanese Beauty Ritual...

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Spray Conditioner – Schwarzkopf BC Bonacure Hair Therapy

Posted by on Jan 25, 2013 in Beauty

So today, I ran out of conditioner. It was a really bad time to lack conditioner because I just got out of the pool. Chlorine just doesn’t do well with a colored hair! Bad combo! And so I scowled my cabinet for some emergency conditioner supply and found this! It’s a spray conditioner by Schwarzkopf BC Bonacure Hair Therapy. It’s the very first time I encountered a spray...

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New Scents in Manila: Adore and Aqua Fresco Fragrances

Posted by on Jan 22, 2013 in Beauty

So, I was watching this movie “Perfume,” when a package arrived for me.  It’s the latest collection ofAdore and Aqua Fresco Fragrances for me to try on.  Perfect timing, because at that time, the movie was all about this man who was very gifted with scent.  He traveled and had a few adventures to create the “perfect scent.”  I’m not going to spoil the...

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Gluta C Intense White – Get Even, No More Darkies!

Posted by on Jan 21, 2013 in Beauty

Let’s face it. Everyone has their own insecurities and most of the time, we want to keep this a secret from others because we still are in the process of improving ourselves and trying to let go of that insecurities. Most of the insecurities we have are physical. We can’t wear sleeveless, bikinis and swimsuits because we’re afraid our underarms and our exposed bikini line when...

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Hong Kong Fashion Week for Fall and Winter 2013: A Mix of Mismatch

Posted by on Jan 18, 2013 in Art & Photography, Business & Finance, Entertainment and Lifestyle, Events, Fashion, Featured, Hong Kong, Style Flair, Travel

I have always enjoyed crowd-watching in Hong Kong. When it’s spring or summer, you would see vibrant colors in their wardrobe from shoes to bags and accessories. Come winter time, you get to see the locals strut the city streets with hip boots and cover-ups! With this, I didn’t let the chance to cover Hong Kong Fashion Week just pass by. I receive invites to different countries to...

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Kantipur Temple House, Eco-Hotel in Thamel Kathmandu

Posted by on Jan 14, 2013 in Featured, Nepal, Travel

On our last day in Nepal, we were booked at Kantipur Temple House in Thamel Kathmandu. It is walking distance to the shopping center and night life of Thamel, but at the same time, quite situated away from the chaos which was just perfect. After our long drive from Pokhara and exploring the places on the way like Bandipur and the Trisuli River, Niraj of Himalayan Encounters invited us for dinner...

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Din Tai Fung Taipei Famous Xiao Long Bao Restaurant from Taiwan

Posted by on Jan 13, 2013 in Entertainment and Lifestyle, Featured, Food, Taiwan, Travel

You can never go wrong dining in Din Tai Fung if you want authentic Taiwanese food! Din Tai Fung is a popular Taiwanese food chain that even opened branches in other countries such as Australia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, the United States and Thailand. I often wonder, when will they ever open one in the Philippines? That way I wouldn’t have to...

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Baoan Temple in Taipei and Indulging into Taiwan’s Way of Life (Bao’an)

Posted by on Jan 11, 2013 in Featured, Taiwan, Travel, Uncategorized

The Baoan / Bao’an Temple Get the flash player here: http://www.adobe.com/flashplayer Taipei is a very exciting city! One could appreciate more how the people of Taiwan go about their way of living when you visit some of the temples in the area. It is inevitable to talk about religion and the Japanese colonization upon visiting the Baoan Temple. Our tour guides asked about the main...

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Boracay Tops Destination List for Relaxation and Nightlife

Posted by on Jan 11, 2013 in Boracay, Featured, Travel

  Boracay soars as favorite international traveler destination! Based on Agoda.com survey of over 113K customers, Boracay is #1 in Relaxation and #3 in Nightlife   Philippine beach destination Boracay, has been named favorite for relaxation (#1) and nightlife (#3), according to a customer survey conducted by Asia’s leading hotel booking site, Agoda.com. Based on feedback from over 113,000...

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Crumpler Ultimate Exit Bag Review: For the Travel Savvy and Gym Bunny

Posted by on Jan 10, 2013 in Bags, Fashion, Featured, Sports

  I went back to my hometown in Bacolod and chanced upon passing by our owld Bowling center.  It was empty!  I felt sad because bowling is just so much fun!  It’s a social sport.  You bowl and hang out with your friends over a few food and drinks.  Best part is, it is healthy! I miss those days. Speaking of old-school bowling bags, my next bag for review is exactly just like that....

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Crumpler Headaitch Review: Your Everyday Bag

Posted by on Jan 9, 2013 in Bags, Fashion, Featured, Style Flair, Uncategorized

I don’t settle with just any bag.  To me, a bag must be a wonderful partner in my daily life.  A friend once told me that her mom would reprimand her if she doesn’t bring any bag with her because it’s so “un-girly.” A girl carries a lot of things: makeup, power planners, gadgets, dogs? Unlike guys, we don’t wear pants all the time and we don’t have...

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Don’t Do What You Love to Do for a Job

Posted by on Jan 9, 2013 in Personal

They say “Do what you LOVE to do and you’ll never work a day.” I say, “Do what you’re good at.” Work is just work.  And when you DO what’ you’re good at for a job, work is just gonna be easy. I’ve been there, done that. Sometimes, when you do what you LOVE to do as a JOB, it gets political and people, clients and everyone else would dictate...

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Blog Stress

Posted by on Jan 8, 2013 in Uncategorized

I don’t know if you noticed, but my blog comments have gone bonkers on me and my readers!  One time, the comment section totally disappeared and right now, ALL comments (even the legit ones) go to my SPAM! It’s frustrating when I have to filter my comment section one by one, when new spam arrives every 2 minutes!   I am contemplating on migrating my blog into Blogger again. Life and...

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A Healthy and Beautiful New Year!

Posted by on Jan 1, 2013 in Personal

I’ve had enough New Year’s resolutions and one thing I just want to keep is to stay healthy and take care of my body (and mind).  This is just a quick post so that I can immortalize my goals and put it on my blog for the public to see. Laziness is a sin for me and I cannot tolerate that for myself, I even considering buying some energy supplements I saw at www.nixest.com to be able...

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