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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Photo Credit: www.flickr.com/photos/matchfitskills SKILLS Cebu Offers Guaranteed Employment for 500 Scholars after they’ll past their trainings.
The skills trainings are FREE because they have funds for 500 scholars but do not have the scholars/students.
SKILLS is offering FREE Construction related TESDA training for:
Carpentry NC II
Masonry NC II
Reinforced Steel Bar Installation, NC I
Scaffold Erection NC II
Heavy Equipment Operation – Wheel Loader NCII
Heavy Equipment Operation- Rough Terrain Crane NC II
Heavy Equipment Operation- Tower Crane NCII
Heavy Equipment Operation – Hydraulic Excavator NCII
Heavy Equipment Operation – Road Roller NCII
Heavy Equipment Operation – Bulldozer NCII
Heavy Equipment Operation – Forklift NCII
At least High School […] Continue Reading…
Last night I went to La BUSA Italian Restaurant & Bar with my CBSi pals to check out the newly opened place. We were entertained by Stefano Quaquarelli, the chef and owner of the resto. We had a good time checking their menu while catching up with each other.
La BUSA is located at the ground floor of Tsai Hotel and Residences. It is a few walks away from JY Square Mall in Lahug.
Highly Recommended Courses in the Menu
Chef Stefanno assured us that all foods in their menu are cooked from fresh ingredients. He goes to the market daily to […] Continue Reading…
Run for your health and of course, for a Cause. Gaisano Country Mall is organizing a fun run on October 26, 2014 to help children who are victims of abuse and cyber sex/pornography. This is also to celebrate their 21st Anniversary. All the proceeds of the activity will be given to C.U.R.E. Foundation, an organization that helps and rescues victims of child abuse.
How to Join?
Registration has already started last September 15 and still going on. You can register at Gaisano Country Mall Customer Service Area or at Runner Ayala Center Cebu. You can also RSVP through Facebook here.
How Much […] Continue Reading…
Doctor Stranger – Final Review and 14 Episodes of Quack Couple Moments Plus HoonHyun Alternative Ending
I need to close this bitter-sweet chapter of my Kdrama viewing experience by ending it with a more “balanced” review. I’ve already ranted my disappointment last week and that’s the end of it. I’m promoting good vibes as I bid farewell to my two favorite characters (Oh Soo Hyun and Park Hoon). Warning: Don’t continue reading below if you hate spoilers.
Final Review and Rating
Of all the Kdrama series that I’ve watched, Doctor Stranger is the only one where I have a love and “more” hate relationship. Story-wise this series is a big let down, plot-wise the worst, and OTP-wise, […] Continue Reading…
The title of this blog post summarizes my overall impression of this “budget” hotel. I was totally not pleased because they charge higher room rates but the service and accommodation are not good. Also, I can’t disregard the fact that their rooms are stuffy and dusty. That feeling when you entered a room and what you expected is the contrary. Don’t trust the room photos they featured in Agoda. They don’t look and feel the same.Family Standard Room
Though, my overall review is negative, still I don’t want to disregard the […] Continue Reading…
English translation of Episode 19 preview
Translation by @oyeleyeolusina in Soompi.
SH: Tell me, did you all along plan for my father to die.
JJ: Soo Hyun
SH: Get out of this hospital immediately.
Unknown voice ( maybe lollipop ahjussi): It was done by Cha and I definitely have to find it.
PM JSJ: You did it on purpose, you doing this is going to be the end for me.
TS: To betray the PM.
PH:A person like Jang Seok Joo is someone with no right to lead the country.
President: There is a person I would like to meet
President: Doctor Park Hoon.
JH: You are meeting the president.
PH: […] Continue Reading…
In the previous episodes, we saw Jae Hee telling Soo Hyun that Park Hoon loves her. In this episode, we saw Jae Joon telling Park Hoon that Soo Hyun really likes him. With this train of events, it is safe to conclude that within the final 2 episodes, we’ll see Park Hoon realizing his feelings towards Hyun. Awww! Pretty much exciting. *spazzing* Still, I’m keeping my emotions intact because there’s actually a high probability that my delusion won’t happen. ): Check this link to know why I’m focusing […] Continue Reading…
In the midst of a vast sugar cane plantation, there lay a stunning panoramic European structure, a non-living witness of a violent past that will be remembered forever in history.
The burnt remains of Don Mariano Ledesma Lacson’s grand mansion is now a famous tourist spot in Talisay City, Bacolod.
Tagged as the largest residential mansion built before the World War II era, The Ruins is now just a pale reflection of the 903 square meter structure that was once a symbol of wealth and abundance.
The Violent History
Don Mariano […] Continue Reading…
I decided to review Doctor Stranger even though it’s already too late because it causes so much disturbance in my Kdrama routine. If I’ll rate this series, story-wise, I can’t even include this in my top 15 best dramas. Honestly, I have second thoughts if I’m gonna recommend this to anyone. I still have to see the ending before I’ll decide if this drama is worth anyone’s time. As of this writing there are 2 more episodes to go until the finale. This series will end next week, Tuesday night.
Though I enjoyed the medical suspense part, the utterly obvious […] Continue Reading…
Singapore is indeed a very expensive city. But, I did manage to travel there (with my hubby) on a “budget”. One of the difficult things I had to do before our trip was the search for the most affordable room. Since my hubby doesn’t want us to check-in in motels or dormitory type inns, I had to look for a hotel that has private rooms.
Grand C Hotel at 165 Kitchener’s Road
Photo Credit: Agoda.com
In Agoda, this hotel only garnered a 5.9 (above average) rating. This is really too low considering that I have never booked a […] Continue Reading…
Oops! You’re not lost. This is still my blog. Incorporating dramas and gore movie topics in this blog has been part of my content plan long time ago, but I excused myself for always being “too busy” that I never had a time to do it. Yet, I’m doing it now. *claps*
Though I’m now too late to start reviewing this messy series that has disturbed my normal Kdrama routine, I still want to get on and ride along with the “crazies” who decided not to drop it until the very last episode.
What is Doctor Stranger?
It is a Kdrama series […] Continue Reading…
Almost two months ago, I received a private message via Facebook from one of my ex-colleagues. She told me that she needed my opinion whether she’ll go full time in freelancing and leave her regular job. Of course, the very first thing that I told her was to go for it. That was in the context that I know fully well that she’s a pro in her field and she’s a very talented, skillful, and resourceful woman. A few weeks later, she informed me that she just handed in her resignation letter. Hooray!!! *Claps* But wait…
I might be an […] Continue Reading…
Note: This is part 7 of my #TravelReview2013 photo-blog post series. Since I haven’t blog that much last year, I’m doing this series to feature all the travels I did on that year. And, because my brain is still not yet ready for lengthy word combats, let all the photos do the talking. (:
Note: This is part 6 of my #TravelReview2013 photo-blog post series. Since I haven’t blog that much last year, I’m doing this series to feature all the travels I did on that year. And, because my brain is still not yet ready for lengthy word combats, let all the photos do the talking. (:
More about WellCome at www.wellcomehotel.com.
Most people believe that traveling with kids is an extraordinarily expensive and strenuous affair since you will have to pay more and spend most of your time watching their every move. As such, they would rather leave their children with a nanny or a trusted friend than travel with them to their holiday destination. It is however important to note that holidays can be fun even with your children present as long as you consider several important factors when planning the holiday. Some of these include:
Research about your destination
Since you have kids on board, research on destinations that would […] Continue Reading…
For too many people, going on a dream vacation can feel like an unattainable goal. While it would be amazing to travel to exotic destinations like Thailand, Australia, Singapore or Jamaica, many of us think that we would never be able to save up enough money to travel to these places comfortably, even if we were able to score last minute vacation packages. After all, most of us have mortgages, tuition payments and other assorted bills to worry about.
Night shot of Marina Bay during our Singapore trip – December of last year.
Thankfully, this line of reasoning is completely wrong. […] Continue Reading…
From here onwards, I will be featuring fellow freelancers who successfully created their own career path through online freelancing. Here, we would take a closer look on how they survive doing it on their own.
For the month of February, I’m featuring a friend who I personally know way back college days. This person is a very strong woman with a big heart and has great passion for her work. Above anything else, she loves her family, a doting mother to her two kids. She’s one of the very few people in my circle that I respect a lot.
Working freelance can be an envious idea for fixed-time employees. The idea of being on top of your schedule without the need of dragging yourself up every morning to get yourself at the office on time or squeezing yourself on a bus every afternoon rush seems to be a perfect thing. What is even more exciting about this job is that you could schedule your own break, and oversee your house needs while working in your pajamas. You could even take two, three or more jobs at a time if you can, which is very unlikely for a regular […] Continue Reading…
Note: This is part 5 of my #TravelReview2013 photo-blog post series. Since I haven’t blog that much last year, I’m doing this series to feature all the travels I did on that year. And, because my brain is still not yet ready for lengthy word combats, let all the photos do the talking. (:
Cool and sleek red lounge pods.
Giant Coca-cola cap and Big big pop corn.
The ever beautiful Inday Minette.
The northern part of lounge, and the counter area.
Chiel, the one and only…
More about IMAX Theater at www.imax.com/theatres.
Note: This is part 4 of my #TravelReview2013 photo-blog post series. Since I haven’t blog that much last year, I’m doing this series to feature all the travels I did on that year. And, because my brain is still not yet ready for lengthy word combats, let all the photos do the talking. (:
A close-up photo with Chiel in the telescope.
One of the best views from Mall of Asia.
Inside and outside the mall.
More about Mall of Asia at www.smmallofasia.com.
Note: This is part 3 of my #TravelReview2013 photo-blog post series. Since I haven’t blog that much last year, I’m doing this series to feature all the travels I did on that year. And, because my brain is still not yet ready for lengthy word combats, let all the photos do the talking. (:
BE Resort’s Deluxe Room Interior
Their beach front and the amazing lounge pods.
Amazing beach shots.
And the star of the event, Inday Liana Gail. (:
More about BE Resort at www.beresorts.com.
Note: This is part 2 of my #TravelReview2013 photo-blog post series. Since I haven’t blog that much last year, I’m doing this series to feature all the travels I did on that year. And, because my brain is still not yet ready for lengthy word combats, let all the photos do the talking. (:
Morning stroll with inday Minette at Alona Beach.
Early morning beach shot.
Testing the water for a quick morning swim.
I was left alone, ruminating by myself. LOL!
The beach-lover chick.
Save mother earth. (:
Afternoon shot by the beach.
Bohol Diver’s Club beach
Dude at BDC’s beach garden.
Morning breakfast with dude at Bohol […] Continue Reading…
Note: This is part 1 of my #TravelReview2013 photo-blog post series. Since I haven’t blog that much last year, I’m doing this series to feature all the travels I did on that year. And, because my brain is still not yet ready for lengthy word combats, let all the photos do the talking. (:
My pretty little sister enjoying the mountain view at the private rest house of Soulmate’s hubby.
The view from the private rest house.
The epic carabao pic. In the photo is my younger sister and Chiel, one of my close buddies. (:
Nice skyline view. This is the path […] Continue Reading…
MUJI, an international Japanese lifestyle retail store, opened their first branch in Central Visayas on December 20, 2013. It is located at the New Wing of Ayala Center Cebu, Level 2. They offer unbranded yet high quality products and goods that are sold at reasonable prices.
Minimalism and Recycling
All MUJI’s products are manufactured and designed with minimalism and recycling in mind. From their complete line of household supplies, electronics, furniture, to cosmetics, apparels, food, travel and daily essentials, they focus more in creating functional products with simplistic packaging to reduce waste and help conserve the environment.
MUJI Store in Ayala Center […] Continue Reading…
Because I didn’t find the time to get my media ID from a prominent blogger who offered us an ID pass, I had no choice but to battle my way down to the street dancers. Starting from the very strong crowd, photography enthusiasts, and down to a group of Caucasians (a foreign TV crew I guess) who dominated the street every time a group of dancers passes by.
At first I was kind of contented just taking photos from afar, but then I thought, I was there to document the event. It’s just unfair not take some close-up photos.
I easily […] Continue Reading…