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Kristel Serran

5 Best Affordable Resorts In Laguna That Are Not In Pansol

Being only two hours away from Metro Manila, Laguna is quite well known as a great place for a quick and affordable out of town getaway.When you say "Laguna," everyone immediately thinks of Pansol, a barangay in Laguna full of hot spring private pools with the...

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Kristel Serran

Best Budget Destinations Near Metro Manila

Dreaming of traveling more this year? While dreaming of and saving up for that exotic trip abroad is a valid life goal, it is not the only way to travel. Why not also plan a few trips to some budget-friendly destinations that are near Metro Manila?Who says you...

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Kristel Serran

DFA Passport Renewal Requirements And Other Things You Need To Know

Starting this year, the Philippine ePassport (machine readable passport) is valid for 10 years. The 10-year extension is a welcome change from the previous five-year validity period—a really short time if you think about it, especially for frequent travelers...

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Diana Lyn Balbalosa

This is How Much It Will Cost To Order All The Set Meals At Your Favorite Fast-Food Chain

Now that pretty much all of us know how to get more out of our money using clever fast-food hack formulas, it's time to go in a different direction and find out, this time around, how much it will cost you to buy EVERY meal item on the menu of your favorite f...

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Diana Lyn Balbalosa

Philippine Magnates' Feng Shui Practices and Lucky Charms

With 2018 already on its first leg, many are looking to make amends and avoid last year’s letdowns by starting afresh.On New Year's Eve, many follow traditions and superstitions to attract prosperity and drive away bad luck – like wearing polka dots for mo...

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Dino Mari Testa

8 Things That You Didn't Realize Are Turning 10 Years Old This Year

As we begin to put 2017 behind us and look forward to the possibilities of 2018, we thought it might be interesting to look back just ten years ago to see how far we’ve come.Take some time to enjoy a little throwback as we flashback to eight things that came...

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Kristel Serran

The 10 Best Luxury Hotels In Manila

People with good taste are always on the lookout for the best luxury experiences that money can buy. And Manila can offer all they want; if one knows where to look.Here are the 10 best five-star hotels in Metro Manila, in no particular order. They're not only ...

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Kristel Serran

5 Alternative Travel Spots Around the World

Thanks to social media, we’re more informed about all the beauties of popular travel spots across the world. We know about the cultural enrichment, foodie adventures, and beautiful sights we can experience at the world’s most popular travel spots. But ther...

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eCompareMo

These People Saved A Total Of P133,850 Through Money-Saving Challenges

You'd think all those money-saving challenges you see online are easier said than done, but wait until you see people who took a crack at them and actually succeeded.eCompareMo reached out to three Pinoys who mustered enough courage and committed to next-leve...

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Dino Mari Testa

If You Really Want To Save Money, Avoid Making These Monthly Excuses

Filipinos are known to make a "valid excuse" every month for not being able to set money aside. Here's how you can turn things around and increase your savings toward the end of the year. Saving may sound as easy as setting aside cash instead of spending it, y...

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