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Being Dark-Skinned in the Philippines (Or Asia For That Matter…)

Being dark-skinned in the Philippines (or even Asia for that matter) hasn’t always been that easy. Not only do I get judged a lot, ESPECIALLY since I have a foreign boyfriend, but everyday choices are made even more challenging. Really! #thestruggleisreal … Continue reading

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East Meets West: Top 5 Perks of Living in the USA đź‡şđź‡¸

…and no, snow is not on this list.

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Where In The World Is ~morenabeachbum~

*type* *delete* *type* *delete* Oh where oh where shall I begin? Perhaps a “hello!”…? Right, yes, HELLO! Aaahh… it’s so good to be back. *smile* Although I must admit, I’m a bit rusty (as you can probably see). I’ve been … Continue reading

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I Did It!

Passing the bar exam. Finishing your first-ever marathon. Becoming a registered nurse. Giving birth and finally starting a family. Each and everyone of us trudging on through life,  all have our different “I did it!” moments. And naturally so, since … Continue reading

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Manila, Manila, I keep coming back to Manila…

…simply no place like Manila. Manila, I am HOME. For those of you who don’t know, it’s been 1 month, 16 days and well, give or take a few hours since I’ve been back home, here in Manila, after my … Continue reading

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Perks of Being a ‘Digital Nomad’

Digital Nomad: individuals who use telecommunications technologies to earn a living and, more generally, conduct their life in a nomadic manner. Such workers typically work remotely—from home, coffee shops, public libraries, co-working spaces and even recreational vehicles—to accomplish tasks and goals … Continue reading

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When I Grow Up… I Want To Be ME!

What have you always wanted to be? Back in 1st grade, I wanted to be a flight attendant – or should I say, stewardess (that’s what they called it during the 90’s)… and then, 2nd grade rolled in and I … Continue reading

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#BringStellaHome

Hi guys, so for those of you new to my blog, my name is Reby. I’m Stella’s mom. I moved to Bali last year and fell in love with this bundle of fur. I adopted her when she was only … Continue reading

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On Distance and Being an Expat: What Leaving Your Home Makes You Realize

The holidays are over and it’s soon back to reality. Bali v 2.0 is in full swing. And after having spent these last 3 weeks with family and close friends, I’ve definitely had a chance to really think about a few … Continue reading

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Fast-Tracking Adulthood: Top 3 Realizations Upon Moving Abroad

To all my sheltered friends who are currently in limbo and deciding whether to take that leap of faith or not (DO IT!), here are a few things I’ve come to realize in my journey towards 100% independence. You’re welcome.

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