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Top 10 Lifestyle Bloggers of Asia

Posted by on Aug 6, 2013 in blogging

I am honored to be a part of this list. Top 10 of Asia magazine has listed down their Top 10 Lifestyle Bloggers of Asia and yours truly is a party of it 🙂 I am happy to represent our country in the Asian region together with Tricia Gosingtian and Laureen Uy – Filipina bloggers represent! And of course, I would like to thank all my readers, friends and family who have been forever...

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Social Media Resolutions

Posted by on Jul 2, 2013 in blogging

Before I left Boracay, I visited Vietura at Sofitel and chanced upon a wonderful surprise by their lobby.  For a Social Media person like me, I appreciate what the Sofitel team had in mind for Social Media Week. Went to Vietura to get my tummy shaped before my Boracay trip! and a wonderful surprise awaited everyone in Sofitel’s lobby! They decorated their lobby’s centerpiece with...

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ASEAN Blogger Festival 2013, Reinventing the Spirit of Cultural Heritage

Posted by on Apr 2, 2013 in Announcements, blogging, Uncategorized

I’m so excited for the bloggers of Southeast Asia!  This year, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) launches the ASEAN Blogger Festival 2013 on May 10-12, 2013 in Central Java Indonesia.  Bloggers and social media practitioners from the Southeast Asia region will be on touch base with everone in the beautiful Solo City. The theme: “Reinventing the Spirit of Cultural...

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Fashion Journalism Notes from SOFA

Posted by on Sep 16, 2012 in blogging, Fashion

I just attended another blogging seminar recently but it’s mainly all about Fashion Journalism conducted by the School of Fashion and the Arts (SOFA) and Fully Booked. ;Most of the things the lecturer spoke of, I already know by heart but since she works for print, I thought it would be nice to get a few pointers from the professionals. ; True enough, her vision for us new breed of...

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Canon S100 Test Shots, Sample Photos

Posted by on Jan 3, 2012 in blogging, Featured, Tech Chic

So I got my new Canon S100 from Pixel Pro 🙂 I got them at a good price.. better price than in Malaysia. So you guys don’t really need to go out of the country to get them cameras! You can check out their stores at the bottom of the post 🙂 Or add PixelPro on Facebook in case you don’t want to miss out on any Sale announcements or promos: https://www.facebook.com/pixelproshop So far, I...

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Nuffnang Blog Awards Night 2011 Malaysia

Posted by on Jan 3, 2012 in blogging, Entertainment and Lifestyle, Events, Featured, Malaysia, Travel

It was one grand night. 🙂  We had a limited time to prepare and rest because we had a 12-hour travel from The Fort to DMIA Clark to Sepang Malaysia to Putrajaya. Finally a familiar sign – that means we’re finally in Malaysia! So near, yet so far… me and Jane inside the bus to our Hotel in Malaysia. I was also glad to be travling with online / offline friends Nikki and Angela! I...

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I’m Back Pangasinan!

Posted by on Nov 21, 2011 in blogging, Events, Featured, Northern Luzon, Philippines, Travel

So, I woke up to a new place! (we left at 1 am an arrived at 5:30) and the bus was so cold Well, I’ve been here before to speak about blogging ta-da!!! I’m actually here for the Pangasinan Digital ICT Congress Co-creating the Digital Future of Pangasinan It’s 5 o’clock in the morning.. and it’s lovely waking up to this… You wouldn’t see well in the...

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Social Media and Marketing Slides – Lyceum Northwestern University

Posted by on Sep 17, 2011 in Advocacy, Announcements, blogging, Education, Featured

Today, I conducted a 30 min talk on Social Media and Marketing at the Lyceum Northwestern University in Dagupan.  The half-day activity is titled “2011 Conference on IT Concepts: A Slice of the Web Today“. Speakers: Blogging 101 – Micaela Rodriguez Social Media and Marketing – Yours truly, Hannah Villasis Understanding Search Engines – Fitz Villafuerte Vigilant Net...

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My First Fiction

Posted by on Aug 31, 2011 in blogging, Featured

I took a creative writing class at Modern Academy last month and I couldn’t believe I’m writing stories now!  I took a vow to better my writing for my blogging and possibly write more articles for print and other online publications.  But guess what, I’ve gained so much more than that!  I’ve learned to stretch my imagination and work on a story on a tight deadline! If...

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AirPhil Express Fly and Sail Aboard SuperStar Virgo

Posted by on Aug 29, 2011 in blogging, Featured, Malaysia, Singapore, Travel

(long post :P) At my quarter life (assuming I’d live till 100), I’d have to say I have a lot of check marks on my to-do list already! And I just checked another one when I finally boarded a cruise ship! The Asian cruise is part of the Fly and Sail package of AirPhil Express for only P24,888 (all in). This included our overnight stay in Singapore with breakfast, the cruise itself...

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FlairCandy Ovi App for Nokia Is UP!

Posted by on May 9, 2011 in blogging, Featured, Tech Chic

I just set this up over the weekend and you can now download this FREE Nokia Ovi app on your Nokia phones 🙂 For those on iPhone, Android and Blackberry – I’m still making me apps for those platforms XD OMGGG SO EXCITED! You can view the FlairCandy app on Ovi here. This actually includes my Twitter feeds and latest YouTube videos 🙂   IKR, it’s official! Viewing the Flaircandy app on my own...

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Where I Get My Inspiration

Posted by on Mar 1, 2011 in Advocacy, Announcements, Beauty, blogging, Life, Personal

Today is a very wonderful day!  A very touching incident just made my day and it reminded me of why I continue to share my experiences on this blog 🙂 I get emails here and there from readers asking further questions about my blog posts on my travels, food blogs, fashion and beauty thing-a-majigs and many other things.  Sometimes I get feedbacks or comments from readers around the world...

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It’s time to ACT– Project Headshot Clinic for World AIDS Day 2010

Posted by on Dec 2, 2010 in Advocacy, Announcements, Art & Photography, blogging, Featured

Today is World AIDS day and I recognize the need for the Philippines to be informed about delicate topics that people are uneasy to talk about.  This mysterious disease is REAL and so are the danger it poses to us, our friends and family.  Please read through, be informed and share to everyone.  It is time to ACT. About the Project Headshot Clinic ACT photography by: Niccolo Cosme The Project...

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Google Hannah

Posted by on Nov 7, 2010 in blogging, Personal, Wall of the Weird

Sometimes, I just randomly check my feedjit stats just to see where the people that land on my blog come from.  I was surprised at what I saw…   Someone was searching for the word “hannah” online and it landed on my site.   Then I checked Google Canada and found out that when you search for “Hannah” my blog comes out on the first page of the SERPS XD   Of course, Hannah Montanta is the...

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The Power of the Internet – Business Edition

Posted by on Oct 21, 2010 in Announcements, blogging, Business & Finance, Education

The Power of the Internet BUSINESS EDITION (Facebook, Twitter, Blogs and how they can help your business) This class is designed for traditional brick and mortar entrepreneurs who have yet to understand or harness the power of the internet. A beginners class for internet marketing. From free marketing online to handling customer complaints, we tackle everything a business needs to know about the...

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UNO Magazine Features

Posted by on Sep 19, 2010 in Announcements, blogging, Featured

This post is super delayed, but I have to blog about it anyway I was featured together with other 20 bloggers on UNO’s October 2009 issue.  At that time, my project form London was already live, I just got back from Singapore (twice) to cover for F1 Singapore and attend the Nuffnang Blog Awards and I just submitted my resignation letter.  Hence, it was a super hectic month.  OMG, I almost...

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Photo Shoot for the New Blog Layout!

Posted by on Sep 3, 2010 in Art & Photography, blogging, Featured

Check it out guys… I believe you have noticed the new layout of my blog FlairCandy.com  I have been planning this since January 2010!  But I didn’t have any really nice pictures to update the background.  So, first things first, I though of having a photo shoot!  Who says photo shoots are only for magazines and billboard ads?  If you want one, you can actually have one.  All you have...

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