On Board the Fleur de Passion on an Ocean Mapping Expedition Around the World

Nearly 500 years ago, Ferdinand Magellan circumnavigated the world. In the wake of his expedition, a sailboat under the Swiss flag is off to a four-year expedition to map out and measure the human effects on our oceans. They began in 2015 in Seville, Spain and are ending their journey in 2019 back in Seville.…

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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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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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My first freediving experience with the Sawum Freedivers group

I can remember several years ago, I would notice a friend post  a lot of Facebook updates of her snorkeling. She’d always express her big love for the ocean and life underwater and I admired that about her. Soon after, my circle of friends and their friends opened up a new world of freediving. I…

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The Perks of Staying at Marco Polo Hong Kong Hotels

Hong Kong is a hot destination for a number of things like the fairs and festivals, the colorful nightlife, the food (internally screams for egg tarts), and of course the shopping. Hong Kong is also the gateway to East Asia. The city never sleeps and it’s constantly flourished with visitors. For Filipinos who travel out…

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5 Reasons Why You Should Watch The Gugmang Giatay Musical

Since 2015, the Gugmang Giatay Musical has received raves and great feedback from its audiences and there has since been high demand to perform again. For ONE NIGHT ONLY, Gugmang Giatay will be performing again this November 10, 2017 at the Teatro Casino, Waterfront Hotel, Cebu. Don’t miss this chance to catch the musical! They…

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Caramoan Islands: Was it worth it?

Following my post on The road to Survivor Island, here are my thoughts on the whole trip: When I reached Caramoan, it was almost dark. I took a tricycle and drove to a cute little town called Paniman, where you take the boats for island hopping tours. It did not have pretty white sand beaches.…

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Spicy Noodle Challenge (X4)

Another day, another challenge! Suffering with friends is always better. Catch me and my friend, Gani, do the X4 Samyang Fire Noodle Challenge. With special (voice) participation to our third Squad member, Kat. Find out how different the X2 and X4 noodles are. If you liked this video, subscribe to my YouTube Channel to see…

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