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MONBIS’ Halo-Halo: The Newest Addition to the Food Landscape of Cebu

Summer may come and go. In fact, it is already in the horizon. But every now and then, it becomes hot and humid in the city, just like any city being situated in a tropical country like ours. During these times, I usually try to find a way to keep myself cool, like going to the mall and grabbing something to eat. But one of the best ways I keep myself cool is by going to the nearest halo-halo store in the neighborhood. While there are a number of halo-halo stores in Cebu City, one particular store has caught my attention after a number of friends and acquaintances told me to try it out. This store is MONBIS’ Halo-Halo in Tisa. halo halo in Cebu read more ... continue reading
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5 Hidden Jewels in Aklan Worth Exploring

When you mention Boracay, people will immediately think of an island with fine white sand and wild night parties. With its fame, the small island sometimes overshadows its mother province of Aklan. But locals know that Aklan is more than just Boracay. It is a land with so much more to offer. Mainland Aklan is home to many other paradise-like destinations aside from Boracay like beaches and other exciting places for travelers. Should you have a day or two to spare during your Boracay vacation, you can (and should!) visit these paradise-like destinations, which are just within reach. Ariel’s Point and Hinugtan Beach in Buruanga hidden places worth exploring Aklan read more ... continue reading
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This Week in Metro Manila (February 20 to 26, 2017)

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EDSA People Power Revolution will have its 31st anniversary this week. (Image: EDSA People Power Commission)

This week in Manila, EDSA People Power Revolution will have its 31st anniversary on February 25. The momentous event is declared a special non-working day and will fall on a Saturday. The government has prepared a string of activities on the 25th to celebrate the said event. Mass in commemoration of EDSA People Power Revolution 31 years ago on February 25, Filipinos from all walks of life gathered at the Epifanio de los Santos Avenue, known today as EDSA, to hold a peaceful demonstration to end the reign of former dictator President Ferdinand E. Marcos. Today the event is remembered annually to celebrate the efforts of the Filipino people who fought for the freedom of the country now known as the EDSA People Power Revolution. read more ... continue reading
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February Deals and Promos for Your Summer Starter Pack

Summer trends come as early as February and we are not complaining! It’s the season where we start to flaunt our bikinis in the beach, expose more skin, and eat more ice cream and halo-halo just because we deserve it. It’s also the best time to fulfill our travel bucket list because fair weather will dominate the whole month, thus, fewer flight cancellations. So, what are you waiting for? Start early and complete your summer starter pack with these summer and travel items on sale in February! Luggage February deals and promos Manila read more ... continue reading
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Where Locals Go: Top Supermarkets in Baguio of All Time

Part of living in or visiting a city is knowing where to buy daily needs as well as other personal effects. Baguio City is one of the top tourist destinations in the Philippines and it pays to know where the locals shop to get the most value for their money. Here’s a list of the top supermarkets in Baguio. Tiong San top supermarkets in Baguio read more ... continue reading
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Terrazas de Flores: A New Garden of Love in Upland Cebu

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Terrazas de Flores is a new flower garden in Busay, Cebu.

The Busay area in Cebu City does not have a dearth of offerings when it comes to tourist attractions. There are old favorites like Tops Lookout and Mountain View Nature Park, and then there are relatively new spots like Temple of Leah and Sirao Garden. Now, there’s another charming garden that’s set to capture the hearts of those who love flowers and romantic settings. Terrazas de Flores Botanical Garden is a flower garden shaped in the form of terraces following the natural contours of the mountains. Located in Brgy. Malubog, Busay, it was opened last October 2016 and is the first botanical garden of its kind in Cebu and in the Philippines. read more ... continue reading
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5 New Dating Spots in Metro Manila

It’s the love month. Of course, Valentine’s Day is always a great excuse to spend extra special time with your loved one. Even though V-day is not an official holiday, for sure, people will flock to your favorite hangout spots just because they want to celebrate too! But don’t worry, give your favorite destinations a rest to try out these newly opened ones that are probably still under your radar. Grab your loved one and spend Valentine’s Day at any of these places. If you are single, bring your barkada along and celebrate V-day with the rest of the world! Venice Cineplex 3rd Level, Venice Grand Canal Mall, Upper McKinley Road, BGC, Taguig newly opened date places Manila read more ... continue reading
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This Week in Metro Manila (February 13 to 19, 2017)

Valentine’s Day, one of the most anticipated events of the year, lies on a weekday. Couples and families alike going out on Valentine’s Day are advised to expect heavy traffic in major roads of Metro Manila. Some restaurants and hotels offer Valentine’s promos which are up for grabs. More V-day news and recommendations below: Dangwa might be jam-packed Valentine's week Manila 2017 read more ... continue reading
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Asking “Will You Marry Me?” Doesn’t Have to Cost a Dime

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Pull off that wedding proposal and make its memory last.

Next to the actual wedding, what people consider a truly romantic and momentous event in one’s life is a wedding proposal. When and how you ask for your lady’s hand is as important as the where. A restaurant or a scenic spot is always nice, but here are some other practical and romantic places where you can propose marriage to your girl—places that will touch her heart and make her say yes, with tears and smiles all over her face. And it is a lover’s sweet surprise worthy of an “awwwwwww…” moment. read more ... continue reading
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Romantic Getaways in Metro Manila for Valentine’s Day

Admit it. No matter how much you love a person, it’s not every day that you express your love for them through romantic acts like giving a bouquet of flowers, a life size bear, and a box of chocolates. That makes it Valentine’s Day one important event of the year next to Christmas. As soon as the first day of February comes, everyone is already gushing about how their Valentine’s Day would be. However, the pressure is on men: how would you surprise your girl? Fret not because these romantic places in Metro Manila have got you covered. Check them out and reserve as soon as possible to give your girl a day full of love and romance. Manila Bay Cruise romantic places Metro Manila for Valentine's Day read more ... continue reading
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