Category Archives: About Me

Morenabeachbum Moves To Bali: Hitting The 1-Month Mark

Tomorrow (June 12) marks my first month in Bali. But, because tomorrow is Philippine Independence Day, I’m saving that for a different special post. #FilipinoAndProud #HappyIndependenceDayPilipinas For now, it’s all about my first 31 days living in the Island of Gods. … Continue reading

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Leaving Philippines: 10 Things I Am Going To Miss

Having lived in the Philippines for the last 14 years of my life, I’m certainly going to miss a few things — from the food, to the people, to the culture, to simple everyday things. Here they are. 10. My friends and … Continue reading

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Real Talk: Confessions Of A Sheltered Yet Free-Spirited Traveler

With just a little less than 24 hours to go before my flight and big move to Bali, I can’t help but feel a million and one different emotions right now. A new chapter in my life is about to … Continue reading

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Airport Talks: A Day In The Life Of A Filipina Who Grew Up in Saudi Arabia And Has An American Accent

 Born in Manila, Philippines. Grew up in Yanbu, Saudi Arabia. Went to an International School whose sister school was based in New Jersey, USA; hence the American accent. Had teachers, classmates and friends from all over the world — USA, … Continue reading

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The “Right” Time — Knowing When To Take That Leap Of Faith

          16 days; just a little over 2 weeks to go. My countdown is slowly dwindling down and my date of departure is fast approaching. I, ladies and gentlemen, am moving to Bali, a.k.a. Island of Gods … Continue reading

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Bucket List: 50 before 50

Life is all about experiencing things, setting goals, achieving them and having fun along the way. This is my ever-growing bucket list and while I’ve only ticked off a few things, I hope to have them all checked off before … Continue reading

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Hello World

I’m just a twenty-somethin’ year old gal, moving on to the next chapter of my life and living out my dream. I was born in Manila, Philippines, raised in Yanbu, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and brought back again to Manila … Continue reading

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