Why Do Girls Color Their Hair? | Redefining Bold Moves

Someone I used to know told me that girls always do something drastic with their hair when something BIG happens in their life — and no, not the good kind. That person said he noticed a lot of girls cut their hair really short or color their hair crazy colors when something bad happens, most…

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Want to Renew Your Passport Faster? Here’s How.

Ohmaghaaad. I cannot count the number of Facebook statuses or the number of people who have expressed a great deal of frustration they go through trying to renew their passports here in the Philippines. The one big issue? The DFA Website seems to have some sort of glitch with their appointment scheduler. One minute there’s…

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Cebu to Dumaguete (Passport Renewal) Budget and Itinerary

If you haven’t read yet, I posted an article about a few tips on how you can get your passport renewal process faster. You might wonder why I would renew in Dumaguete when there’s a DFA office in Cebu, right? Check out the article by clicking here. I live in Cebu and back in February…

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I can’t believe I went to GAOC.

I. Hate. Dentists. Ask my teeth who have now relapsed since because I wasn’t encouraged to take care of them. Instead, I got a series of traumatizing experiences from several dentists. My lower teeth are crooked again; my teeth were never in the middle; and I don’t exactly have the urge to visit the dentist…

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Can’t find clothes that fit you perfectly? I have a little secret to share!

Fashionista is the last thing anyone will call me. I don’t have an elaborate style. I like simple, comfortable, and a little stylish every now and then. I grew up as a tomboy and I have to clear it up here that it does not mean lesbian (yes, I know a ton of people who…

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#HowComesHome: Cebu’s Iconic Dimsum Restaurant Returns

FOOD Steamed rice — ah, every Cebuano’s comfort food. No, it’s not just plain white rice steamed to its fluffiness. It’s fried rice topped with pork stew, much like a rice bowl. Only in Cebu can you find people calling this steamed rice and calling actual steamed rice just plain rice.  Ding How introduced this “Cebuano-style” steamed…

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Treat yourself to a Grand Holiday Trip this Christmas

If you’re still wondering where to go for Christmas this year, let me help you with that dilemma! BE Grand Resort in Bohol is probably one of the best choices you’ll make this year. I visited the place last week to see their rooms and to try out their Christmas Special Buffet Menu. They exceeded…

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Eastern Hub: Serving REAL and Authentic Arabic Food in Cebu

WATCH MY VIDEO BELOW Last night, my friend Charlene decided last minute to head on over to Eastern Hub, a restaurant in Guadalupe, run by a Syrian fellow, Alaa, alongside his Filipino wife, Jerry. I had already planned to try it out after my sister told me she found some seriously good shawarma. I was…

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Cebuano food must-tries beyond lechon and fried food

When people ask me where to take friends and visitors out for food, I must admit I sometimes struggle to think of a place that’s affordable, clean, and showcases another kind of Filipino dish. This is especially hard when a lot of the restaurants in the city are mostly serving Western food now. It’s also…

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Where you can find my favorite ngo hiong place in Cebu

If you grew up in the Philippines or have been here long enough to observe the food culture, a lot of the dishes are fried. If not fried, however they’re made they are bold and strong in flavors, whether it’s supposed to be sweet, sour, or salty. By this I mean it’s sometimes too salty…

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