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Guide to Navigating the Carmageddon During the Holiday Season
Dino Mari Testa

2018 Holiday Guide: How To Navigate And Survive The Christmas Carmageddon

We’re calling it: The 2018 Carmageddon will commence on December 14.Every holiday season, the stretch of Edsa turns into a long chain of Christmas lights because of the infamous Christmas traffic.Traffic has become the new normal, so much so that we have tu...

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Kristel Serran

Where To Spend Christmas This 2018: Hip Holiday Happenings

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! The time of reunions and hearty feasts. The time when you can make just about any reason to celebrate and organize a get-together with loved ones.If you’re all down for the get-together and are just looking for som...

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Dino Mari Testa

15 Handy Tips On How To Survive Holiday Reunions

The Christmas season is the perfect time for groups of family and friends to come together and enjoy each other’s company. However, attending reunions can seem like sitting on a powder keg; sometimes, one joke is all it takes to turn the gathering into a Bat...

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Swimming Ban on Panglao and El Nido Beach
Kristel Serran

Swimming Ban In Effect in Panglao And El Nido Beaches

After the closure and rehabilitation of Boracay, the Department of Tourism (DOT) and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) are turning their attention to the beaches of Panglao, Bohol and El Nido, Palawan.Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romul...

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Dino Mari Testa

5 Local Brands You Can Give As A Gift This Christmas

Gift giving is a lost art. This Christmas, how about we rekindle the old-fashioned way of picking meaningful gifts to our friends and family—while patronizing independent creators and artisans in the process?Give love on Christmas Day by getting your gifts f...

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Five Factors Affecting Property Appreciation and Depreciation
Kristel Serran

5 Factors Affecting Property Appreciation And Depreciation In The Philippines

Whether you’re looking for a home or thinking of investing in property, you first need to know the factors that affect property appreciation and depreciation.These days, you don’t need to have millions in cash at the ready to buy a home or invest in a real...

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Kristel Serran

Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants To Try In Metro Manila Before 2018 Ends

It’s always a challenge, eating healthy during the holiday season.This is all the more true for vegetarians and vegans who have to come home to special meals prepared by loved ones, which may not be entirely healthy, let alone vegetarian-friendly.Anyone who�...

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Dino Mari Testa

Adulting 101: Know Your Rights As A Tenant With This Handy Guide To Philippine Rental Laws

What do you do when your landlord is becoming cumbersome?According to global real estate resource Global Property Guide, “the Philippine law is generally pro-landlord in the luxury segment but it is neutral as between landlord and tenant for the rest of the ...

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Kristel Serran

5 New Proudly Pinoy-Made Apps To Watch For

When we hear about groundbreaking mobile apps, there’s always that association with Silicon-valley tech-geniuses. Over the last few years, however, popular apps didn't just come from Steve Jobs-like individuals. Some have even come from our own shores.Be it ...

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Cloey Mangali

5 Fundraising Campaigns Worth Supporting This Christmas

Christmas is full of gifts, family, and fun. But it should also the season to reflect, be grateful for our blessings, and extend a helping hand to those who are less blessed.The season to be merry should also be the season to give back. Make your Christmas mer...

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