Staycation in Manila: Azure Urban Resort Residences

Azure Urban Resort Residences

Unless you’d been living under a rock, most likely you’re familiar with Azure Residences. For a long time, its marketing billboard featuring hotel heiress Paris Hilton has graced the length of EDSA, promising luxury in the middle of the city. Here’s my experience and review about Azure Urban Resort Residences! My friend Queenie happens to manage […]

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Thoughts and takeaways on Asia Society Philippines’ talk on “Traveling with a Purpose”

As some of you guys well know, we (Hali and I, Katherine) are advocates of voluntourism, and we’re part of a non-profit voluntourism community called Alon ng Pag-asa. This August, we were invited to one of the monthly talks of Asia Society Philippines on “Traveling with a Purpose.” It’s part of their monthly discussion held in […]

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Why I still prefer DIY over packaged tours

Maria Cristina Falls, Lanao del Norte

There’s a lot of things that make a DIY travel awesome. It’s cheaper obviously, more flexible in terms of schedule and bonds people better, perhaps due to shared responsibility among the group. But this isn’t the reason why I prefer DIY over joining packaged tours. Because when you think about it, DIY has its challenges […]

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P299 only? Sigsaga Yakiniku Buffet, a Korean buffet restaurant in Las Pinas

Sigsaga Yakiniku Buffet review

Korean buffets have been in existence for as long as I can remember, although it’s only recently that it’s making its rounds in the social media. Here’s our review of a Korean buffet in Las Pinas — the Sigsaga Yakiniku Buffet. Sigsaga Yakiniku Buffet differs in that it offers a very affordable rate of P299 […]

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Freakshakes, freakshakes! At Kitchen Central Staff House

Kitchen Central review | Kitchen Central Staff House

Freakshakes are those messy Instagram-worthy shakes topped with various goodies such as jellies, pretzels and chocolate sticks, fresh strawberries or other fruits, and much more. Freakshakes originated in Australia, and in the Philippines we simply call them… shakes. Right? We should start calling them “freakshakes” simply because it sounds better and it properly depicts the […]

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