My Top 5 Apps for Budget Traveling #TopListSaturday

In my recent travels, I found a few mobile apps that are very useful when I look for special deals and promos (to lessen my expenses). Using these apps doesn’t guarantee that you can immediately get cheaper deals, but if you know how to use them (and if you are a wise user), you can definitely get a great bargain. The following are my top 5 apps ideal for budget traveling. More »

Ten Important Things You Need in Working While Travelling

Indeed, working while traveling has never been so much easier than it is today. However, merely working and efficiently getting things done are two different things. After all, what clients appreciate more than anything else are tangible results. To accomplish this, you might want to take a look at the following pointers. More »

A Few More Months to A Location Independent Lifestyle

Traveling while working lessens the cost as you can stay in that particular location longer, thus you don’t need to go home right away. Instead of staying at expensive hotels you can stay in budget apartelles or pension house. More »

5 Reasons Why I Prefer Palawan Pawnshop over Other Money Transfer Services

I’ve already been to lots of money transfer services and most of them didn’t meet my expectations. Some have very rude clerks and others employed security guards who are not trained how to treat a customer properly. Others, on the other hand, have unnecessary rules that make the lives of customers difficult, to the point of ruining their day. More »

Why I Decided that I Should Live Frugally

Living a frugal life is not easy. This is the very reason why I decided to blog about it so that I can keep track of my progress. For people like me who can’t resist the temptation in spending money every time something comes to fancy – living frugally can be very difficult to achieve. More »

5 Ways to Bring Your Freelancing Career to the Next Level

Being a freelancer is a very rewarding path for creative and self-motivated people. You’re not tied to a mind-numbing commute or the same drab office day in and day out. You work on different and exciting projects, and meet new people all the time. More »

 

Breathtaking view from Tayid Lighthouse in Mahatao, Batanes. #Batanes2015Trip #Day2 #Batanes #sea #hills

Mahatao Batanes In front of Tayid Lighthouse

Breathtaking view from Tayid Lighthouse in Mahatao, Batanes. #Batanes2015Trip #Day2 #Batanes #sea #hills http://ift.tt/1Dw5IKE

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Getting our #tickets here for tomorrow’s flight to Basco, Batanes. #Batanes2015Trip #skyjetairlines

Skyjet Airlines Trip to Batanes 2015

Getting our #tickets here for tomorrow’s flight to Basco, Batanes. #Batanes2015Trip #skyjetairlines http://ift.tt/1LTlYKe

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Catching up a bit of work while waiting for my buddy. Arrived a few hours ago here in #Manila. Our flight to Batanes is tomorrow early morning. So, so bloody excited. #Batanes2015Trip #backpacking #budgettravel

DG Budget Inn NAIA

Catching up a bit of work while waiting for my buddy. Arrived a few hours ago here in #Manila. Our flight to Batanes is tomorrow early morning. So, so bloody excited. #Batanes2015Trip #backpacking #budgettravel http://ift.tt/1vHtndm

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Top 10 Things I Love About Pitogo Island (Photos)

Biking in Moto 2 Pitogo Island Bohol

After over a year of residing in that quaint and laid-back island, I can honestly say that I won’t be easily impressed anymore if I’ll see any other smaller islands in the country.

While writing this blog post, I’m currently preparing to travel to Batanes with my friend.  We booked a homestay accommodation in Basco for 7 days but I’m not sure if we will stick with that schedule.  I prefer to stay longer.

While I was researching for blog reviews about Batanes and was checking a lot of photos of the place, I can’t help but noticed that the sceneries […] Continue Reading…

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The very first time that I used my @agoda reward points was in this #hotel. If you are constantly traveling and would love to instantly book a room online, I highly recommend Agoda.com. So many accommodations to choose from and you can often get discounts if there are promos. The more you book, the higher your reward points which you can use as payment in your next booking. #agoda #hotel #onlinebooking

Happy Valley Hotel Cebu City

The very first time that I used my @agoda reward points was in this #hotel. If you are constantly traveling and would love to instantly book a room online, I highly recommend Agoda.com. So many accommodations to choose from and you can often get discounts if there are promos. The more you book, the higher your reward points which you can use as payment in your next booking. #agoda #hotel #onlinebooking http://ift.tt/18kEChO

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A standard room in this resort is as big as a family room in others but the rate is quite lower and very reasonable. When you travel to #Boracay, don’t forget to check Lingganay Beach Resort. You’ll surely be surprised how huge the place is and how beautiful their infinity pools are. #hotel #hotelreview #boracay

Lingganany Beach Resort Boracay Standard Room

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UPelikula 2015 Calls Out Aspiring Film-makers and Video Producers

UPelikula UP Cebu Film Making Contest

Do you love creating videos and films? Are you aspiring to become a film-maker? Then you might be interested to join UPelikula 2015, a film-making contest that is launched by UP Cebu’s Mass Communication program.

UPelikula 2015 calls out aspiring film-makers and video producers to join this year’s video production contest.  Prizes include Php10,000 (plus trophy and certificate) for the Grand Awardee and Php3,000.00 (plus trophy and certificate) to the Special Awardee.  Deadline for entries will be on March 25, 2015.  For submission inquiries contact entries.upelikula@gmail.com or you may contact the organizers via Twitter and Facebook.
What is UPelikula’s Mission?
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Probably the cheapest accommodation I booked via @agoda. For only Php300 plus per night, we got a private room, aircon, wifi connection, and a breakfast like that. Highly recommended for backpackers and budget travelers. #hotel #hotelreview #agoda #lamaria #breakfast

La Marea Pensione Maguikay Mandaue City Cebu

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CBSi 7th Anniversary: 7 Reasons to Celebrate! (Photos) #CBSi7

Cebu Bloggers Society Sandstorm experience 2009 3

Time flies so fast. Our beloved blogging organization will be celebrating its 7th year of founding this Sunday, February 15 at Marriott Hotel.  February 14 is the actual founding anniversary but we’ll celebrate it on the 15th for the obvious reason that everyone is busy during the former.
Cebu Bloggers Society 7 Years Ago
From its humble beginnings, CBSi has become a community that doesn’t only promote camaraderie within the blogging sphere but has also been inspiring its members to pursue careers in the online writing and marketing professions.

CBSi’s main vision is fueled by the passion to promote Cebu through blogging […] Continue Reading…

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I soo love the minimalistic and zen-like ambiance of this place. Would love to go back again and again. #oceansuites #pool #travel #accomodation #hotel #bool

Ocean Suites Bool Tagbilaran Bohol

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What a refreshing view. Sooo love it. #pool #forest #ocean #sea #travel

Ocean Suites Bool Bohol

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Supernatural-based religions are scams – gods and goddesses are imaginary yet they ask money from their oblivious followers to build huge and luxurious cathedrals. #beliefs #religion #atheist #atheism #logic #criticalthinking #reason #logicalthinking #godless #thoughts #michaelsherlock

The Sin Scam

Supernatural-based religions are scams – gods and goddesses are imaginary yet they ask money from their oblivious followers to build huge and luxurious cathedrals.

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My coffee set-up when I’m travelling; paper #cup, plastic #spork, portable #heater, packed #sugar, and of course instant #coffee powder.. Coffee in inns and hotels is super expensive. :-) #travel #travelessentials

Coffee Setup while Traveling

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#freethinking #woman #liberation #existentialism

Woman Empowerment

#freethinking #woman #liberation #existentialism http://ift.tt/1E176qR

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A question to all #muslims and everyone of those people who shockingly support the murderers. #charliehebdo #jesuischarlie #parisshooting #islam #freethinking #quran RG from FilipinoFreethinkers

Islam

A question to all #muslims and everyone of those people who shockingly support the murderers. #charliehebdo #jesuischarlie #parisshooting #islam #freethinking #quran RG from FilipinoFreethinkers http://ift.tt/1zbQT2V

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Why would a powerful, all knowing god want to be worshipped? Only a tyrant and self-obsessed ruler would want people to praise and at the same time fear him/her. If there is an omnipotent creator, for sure he/she doesn’t need any praises or appreaciation because he/she is NOT INSECURE! #freethinking #godless #existentialism #humanism #atheism #agnosticism #religion

Atheism

Why would a powerful, all knowing god want to be worshipped? Only a tyrant and self-obsessed ruler would want people to praise and at the same time fear him/her. If there is an omnipotent creator, for sure he/she doesn’t need any praises or appreaciation because he/she is NOT INSECURE! #freethinking #godless #existentialism #humanism #atheism #agnosticism #religion http://ift.tt/1AP5yza

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This meme sends a very hazardous message. Thousands of people obliviously liked and typed amen when this was posted in a very popular Facebook fan page. This tells people that they have no control over their lives, and every crap that will happen to them is their god’s plan. I am angered at how a belief in an imaginary powerful being transform a lot of people into passive individuals, all waiting for a plan that has never been made. #freethinking #godless #atheism #humanism #religion Photo Credit: Marcelino Santos III Facebook fan page

nothing can stop god's plan

This meme sends a very hazardous message. Thousands of people obliviously liked and typed amen when this was posted in a very popular Facebook fan page. This tells people that they have no control over their lives, and every crap that will happen to them is their god’s plan. I am angered at how a belief in an imaginary powerful being transform a lot of people into passive individuals, all waiting for a plan that has never been made. #freethinking #godless #atheism #humanism #religion Photo Credit: Marcelino Santos III Facebook fan page http://ift.tt/1ytHjIh

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I am PROUD of my dark skin. No sunburns, less possibility of skin cancer. Beat that!!! Thus, stop discriminating yourself because of your color. You have the edge, my friend. ;-) #loveyourself #freethinking #darkskin #beach #seashore

Visayas Breeze Resort Bohol New Year 2015

I am PROUD of my dark skin. No sunburns, less possibility of skin cancer. Beat that!!! Thus, stop discriminating yourself because of your color. You have the edge, my friend. 😉 #loveyourself #freethinking #darkskin #beach #seashore http://ift.tt/1xzZRqu

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When non-surf boarding fails. First epic photo for #2015. #beach #travel #sunset #sea #feetup

Visayas Breeze Resort Bohol New Year 2015 Surf Boarding epic fail

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Testing my #IFTTT set up. Blogging from IG to WP. I should have done this eons of years ago. #2014travelphotos #Travel #boracay2014

Boracay 2014 Dmall

Testing my #IFTTT set up. Blogging from IG to WP. I should have done this eons of years ago. #2014travelphotos #Travel #boracay2014 http://instagram.com/p/xJv5eouUj8/

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Avalon is this Year’s Venue Host for the 7th Best Cebu Blogs Awards

The Avalon Cebu Hosts Best Cebu Blogs Awards 2014 - Entrance

Last year’s trophies
Last year, Avalon hosted the venue for the 6th Best Cebu Blogs Awards.  This coming 7th of December, they will host again  the venue for the awarding night of our 7th year of recognizing Cebu’s finest bloggers.  We had a great awarding night in there last year and we look forward to a more fun and enjoyable event this December.  Below are a few throwback photos of last year’s awarding night.

And below is a peek of the entrance to the venue inside the Avalon.

For this year’s awards, we have already wrapped up who the winners are.  […] Continue Reading…

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Harmonis Residences – Affordable House and Lot for as low as 7K Plus/Month

Harmonis Residences Lagtang Talisay Cebu

Photo Credit: Harmonis Residences Facebook
Are you planning to buy a house and lot to be your future home, or perhaps as a property investment? Harmonis Residences is Citrineland Corporation’s very first residential subdivision project located at Lagtang, Talisay City, Cebu.  For at least Php7K  plus (the lowest monthly amortization either bank financing or PAG-IBIG) a month, you can now have the dream home you want.
Top 5 Reasons Why Harmonis Residences is Ideal For You
Aside from the fact that Harmonis’ target is the middle class market (thus the much affordable rates), this subdivision is also the very first residential project […] Continue Reading…

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Project Happiness Bakehouse Opens in Cebu

PH Bakehouse Cebu Opening

I used to just gawk at PH Bakehouse’s creations via Facebook because they were only exclusively distributed near Cavite area before.  Just lately, I was really surprised that the owners, Iris and Marcel Pulga, had officially opened their very first store here in Cebu.  Project Happiness Bakehouse opened their door to Cebuano customers last Saturday (November 8).  You can visit them at Arcada 5, Highway Tipolo, Mandaue City.
PH Bakehouse Creations
Project Happiness Bakehouse specializes in custom-made celebration cakes for all occasions and dessert buffets.  One thing that I like the most with their cakes is the fondant decorations.  Their Candy […] Continue Reading…

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Home Buying Tips: Bank versus In-House Financing

Home Buying Tips Bank or In House Financing 2

There are definitely many things to consider when buying a house, but this does not stop anyone from dreaming of their very own home. One of the biggest challenges that people face when it comes to house ownership is actually having the cash to purchase one upfront. Applying for a housing loan provides a viable option, and these can be provided by the government’s Social Security System (SSS), the Pag-IBIG Fund, or commercial banks. In recent years, another option has surfaced wherein real estate developers have also begun to offer in-house financial services.

Property experts from Lamudi have created a […] Continue Reading…

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Nominate your Favorite Cebuano Blogs for the 7th Best Cebu Blogs Awards

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Are you fond of reading blogs? Do you have a favorite blogger you want to be recognized? Then nominate him/her by filling in this nomination form.

The Best Cebu Blogs Awards  is still accepting nominations for Cebu’s finest blogs.  If you haven’t nominated your favorite blog yet, you have until October 25 to do it.

Mechanics and guidelines for the competition can be found here.

The Best Cebu Blogs Awards has been recognizing Cebu’s finest bloggers in the past six years.  Now, in its 7th year, BCBA continues to pool the best online writers in the Queen City of the South.  Qualified […] Continue Reading…

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