Tag Archives: Philippines

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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Making Extra Buck$: How To Manage Your Airbnb Space

Whether it’s doing a bit of freelance writing, selling handmade jewelry or renting your space out on vacation home rental sites; bottom line is, we’re all trying to make a few extra buckeroos. And why wouldn’t we be? If it … 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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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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Happy 117th Independence Day, Philippines!

🇵🇭🇵🇭🇵🇭 #FilipinoAndProud

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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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Happy Friday! 

Doing anything fun over the weekend? 🙂   

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Some of us were born adventurers.

LIKE if you were born to travel.

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Book That Next Flight…

Just do it! Because

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$100 Challenge: Coron, Palawan Philippines – Flashpacker Style

Looking to get out of the city even for just a quick 3-day getaway but your budget’s too tight? Well, here are some tips on how you can experience a slice of paradise for only $100 (Php4,233).* *NOTE: Exchange rates … Continue reading

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