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GET YOUR SWEATERS READY FOR BAGUIO

Baguio, The Summer Capital of the country, has reopened its doors to fully vaccinated travellers since the closure of its borders in August due to the rise of COVID-19 cases in the city. Baguio announced that it would be open to welcome 2,000 tourists per day starting October 25. With that, visitors who have been […]

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BARGAIN HUNTER’S LAIR: DAPITAN ARCADE

These days, online shopping is the go-to option for many people. Aside from ease and convenience, it simply is the safest way to run our errands for obvious reasons. However, we can’t deny that real-life experience can never be substituted. Luckily, whether to shop online or see the items physically, whichever works for you, these […]

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BEYOND LIGHTS AND COLORS, EASTWOOD CITY IS HOME

In the early 2000s, when IT-related jobs started to rise in the country, putting us in the global IT landscape, Eastwood City was the leading IT hub in the country. It housed notable brands and IT companies that gave way to nearly 17,000 related jobs and 30,000 in total, including non-IT related ones. It was […]

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HARRISON PLAZA, A GEM THAT WAS

In 2019, when the news broke that Harrison Plaza was set to be demolished, I was one of those people who felt a little sadness. Attending a university nearby, Harrison Plaza was our go-to place for pretty much anything—and we mean anything. This old but humble shopping centre got it all from thrift shops to […]

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CHASING SUNSETS

We often see sunsets as a signal that the day is about to end. When we see the sun reaches the west, we know we are about to finish another working day or a day in class. With its beautiful colors, sunset is like the universe’s way of tapping our back for making it through […]

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GO BACK TO BAGUIO, AS FRIENDS

Maybe they are right when they say Baguio is where broken hearts go. Be that as it may, I refuse to believe it’s a place to dump brokenness and lost souls wandering through the stillness of Baguio’s cozy ambiance. Maybe, instead of thinking of it as a boot camp for our emotional misfits, we should […]

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MORE THAN HOME, QUEZON CITY IS A HAVEN

Quezon City, the city of the stars. The second richest city in the country and the best place for a food crawl. One would never run out of things to do and go to in this city. From its rich history down to the dishes that land on your table, Quezon City offers a wide […]

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MISSING THE FLAVORS OF SOUTH KOREA

I first had the opportunity to visit South Korea in 2015. As soon as I got off the plane and processed where I was, I really felt a connection with the place. This was odd for me because I knew almost nothing about Korea. At the time, I had only started watching some Korean dramas […]

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TALE OF THREE SISTERS: ANAWANGIN, NAGSASA, AND CAPONES

Few kilometers away, a mountain top in Zambales is spewing lava. The wind blowing the ashes quickly – forming an eruption cloud, making the skies look like they’re burning. Three young siblings, Anawangin, Nagsasa, and Capones, witness their Mother Pinatubo release her cataclysmic wrath. Anger dissipates, and after hours of darkness, ashes start falling to […]

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OFF THE WALL: THE WORLD’S OLDEST CHINATOWN

Binondo, the country’s Chinatown and the world’s oldest, continues to brim with pride. It held its fort from its humble beginnings when it was all just a flat, marshy land until it erected buildings and establishments of cultural relevance. Binondo’s heritage can be traced back to the Spanish colonial era when Chinese immigrants were restricted […]