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Filipino Comfort Food at Delmon  Posted on 10/20/2014
The past few days, I noticed that the sun sets earlier than the usual. At 6, it’s almost dark. It’s getting comfortable to take long walks at night, too. The water from the tap isn’t boiling anymore. Ahhh,...
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Traversing the King’s Highway  Posted on 10/14/2014
We woke up to a sunny but cool morning, perfect for our planned full day of sightseeing. Our agenda for the day was packed but pretty easy to navigate because it follows a particular course – the King’s Highway. Part of an...
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Going Back in Time at Villa Tortuga  Posted on 10/11/2014
When we went home to The PH last year, my friends and I bonded over a short escape from the metro. Two cars in convoy, we drove from UP Diliman for more than three hours (which includes the snail-moving jam...
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Jordan Snippets!  Posted on 10/07/2014
Yay, we just returned from our holiday in Jordan! We’ve been meaning to see the country for years and we’re ecstatic the trip finally pushed through. :) I’m giddy to share the wonderful (and new) experiences we had, but...
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Yello – Are You An Eggs Lover?  Posted on 09/21/2014
I have a confession to make. I’m a late riser – and I’m never ever proud of that. I can only blame architecture school for ruining my body clock. So, I’m always thankful for joints that offer breakfast-all-day meals...
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Our Little Adventure in Sevan  Posted on 09/17/2014
We woke up to a freezing 1-degree in the morning. Growing up in the Philippines and living in the UAE for the past five years, I will never get use to temperature that goes below 10 degrees. Three layers of clothing weren’t enough; I...
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Just Another Afternoon at the Jumeirah Corniche  Posted on 09/12/2014
Before the week started, our boss arranged a site visit to one of our projects that is nearing its completion. His intention was to have us see in the flesh how those drawings we rendered and cadded are being executed in the site. I have...
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The Fiancée Diaries: Damas Jewellery Vault Sale  Posted on 09/08/2014
Earlier this morning on our way to work, we heard over the radio the ongoing Damas sale in its headquarters in Jumeirah Lakes Towers. The Damas sale’s offer is so enticing and it goes like this: 60% off on diamond and pearl...
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First Glimpse of Yerevan  Posted on 09/06/2014
We landed on Zvartnots International Airport on a chilly Friday morning. Right after disembarking the plane, we zoomed our way to exchange our USDs to Armenian dram, then to the visa counter with filled out forms and 3000AMD at hand, got...
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  • Snip-dogg06
    Snip-dogg06 07 July 2014 09:12:10

    The UAE is considered desert country but if you haven't been here or want to visit, you'll get an experience of a lifetime and you'll come away with wow, what a desert...


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