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Things Only People With OFW Relatives Can Relate To
Kathryn Jalbuena

Things Only People With OFW Relatives Can Relate To

The circumstances of an Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW)—why they left, where they went, and what they do—may vary, but one thing they all have in common: They’ve left someone behind in the Philippines.For the brother, sisters, mothers, fathers, titos, tit...

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Common Travel Mistakes
Diana Lyn Balbalosa

13 Common Travel Mistakes And How To Avoid Them

All your bags are packed, but are you ready to go? Before you stand outside your door, ask yourself these questions: Is my itinerary ready? Do I have printouts of my plane ticket and hotel reservation? Are my travel documents intact? What about the meds and my...

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Museums In Metro Manila You Can Visit On International Museum Day
Dino Mari Testa

5 Great Museums In Metro Manila To Visit On International Museum Day

Every year in May, thousands of museums all over the globe celebrate International Museum Day (May 18).Started by the International Council of Museums, an organization of museum professionals, this annual celebration aims to raise awareness about the importanc...

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Things Only Frequent Travellers Know
Diana Lyn Balbalosa

Things Only Frequent Travelers Know By Heart

The world is filled with beautiful and sometimes dangerous sights. For some people, wandering to see what the world has to offer is a yearly need to restore their spirits. Others are lucky enough to have wandered the world as part of work assignments.For frequ...

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IKEA in the Philippines
Diana Lyn Balbalosa

IKEA In Manila: Fun Facts Every Filipino Shopper Must Know

IKEA is coming to the Philippines—in 2020.Southeast Asia Managing Director for IKEA Christian Rojkjaer announced that the Swedish furniture goliath will be under the operation of SM Prime Holdings Inc. in the Philippines, according to the Philippine Star.The...

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Diana Lyn Balbalosa

10 Most Popular Shaved Ice Treats Around The World

The sweltering heat of the summer months spurs the search for ways to relax and cool down.In the streets of the Philippines, overheated Filipinos often keep an eye out for halo-halo, or shaved blocks of ice with a steel hand scraper, all to heave into a cup wi...

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money matters dating relationship
Diana Lyn Balbalosa

The Modern Lover's Guide To Money Matters In Dating And Relationships

"Love will keep us alive,” or so the famous The Eagles song goes. However, you shouldn’t downplay the role that money plays in dating and relationships.While first dates are tense enough, money etiquette is another nerve-racking aspect of dating as there a...

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Fast Food Spicy Chicken
Dino Mari Testa

Battle Of The Spicy Chicken: KFC, Jollibee, McDonald's, and Ministop

We’re calling it: 2018 is the year of the spicy fried chicken, with an arms race heating up between the largest fast food chains in the country.Currently, the colonel’s army of blazing hot birds reigns supreme, but of late, challengers to the throne have e...

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Dfa Passport Appointment
Dino Mari Testa

DFA Announces Availability Of Slots For Online Passport Applicants From July To September 2018

Do you have plans to get a passport later this year? Good news: Slots are now open for passport applicants! Bad news: They are going FAST.According to a public advisory released by the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on May 1, Filipinos on can book an appo...

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Kristel Serran

5 Best Hotel Pools In Metro Manila For A Cool Escape This Summer

Those that live in a condo with a swimming pool are lucky. They have easy access to free dip n’ swim when the heat gets unbearable.For those who don’t have easy access to a cool escape in the city, the other option is for a staycation at hotels with swimmi...

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