#ProudMorena : The lippies for you

If you think about it, it’s quite funny how the Filipino market hails pale white skin when we live in a tropical country. But the 21st century and millennials are embracing the love your own skin movement so if you are a morena (brown skinned) gal like me, stop stressing (and buying those whitening lotion)…

Climbing Mt. Pinatubo

~ Ain’t about how fast I get there. Ain’t about what’s waitin’ on the other side. It’s the climb! ~ I have not gone trekking since God knows when. After much discussion (more like arguing), planning, persuading and coffee sessions together, my friends and I decided to do something we have not done before: Climb a mountain!…

If we were having coffee

You would probably wonder why I am having coffee at 22:00. I have been sleeping the whole day so my body still thinks it’s morning and any time is a perfect time for coffee. How are you? I am doing fine. Well, atleast  that’s how I would like to think I’m doing. I’ve been at…

Dear Future Special Guy

Dear You,   I have no heart to give you at the moment. Darkness and pain is all I can offer. I suggest that you don’t put effort to win me because I assure you that I will only doubt you and think you will hurt me. Don’t ever dare give me that “It’s okay”…

DIY travel tips for the Wanderlust filled Filipina

I have grown fond of DIY(Do it yourself) Travel. To some, it’s quite a tedious process to plan a trip on your own but I would beg to differ. It’s actually a fun experience before the big trip! I have been traveling since I started working. That’s the only thing you need to have other…

Bachelorette Weekend in Boracay

  To fully conclude our Bestie clingy month in the Philippines, we went to the beautiful island of Boracay to give Erika the bachelorette weekend she will regret. Ha! We have been spending the last Fridays with our friend and it has been awesome albeit drunk calls, vomits and raking Saturdays that followed. Thank you to…

In another life

Maybe in another life Maybe I’ll call things off and finally get my ass on that plane Maybe you’ll stop me from what I am about to do Maybe I’ll realize I really wanted you more than the security he gives me Maybe I’ll stop being too crazy Maybe we would approach things differently Maybe…

Things I love about Las Pinas

Las Piñas,Translation: The Pineapples, is my home. This would explain why I love Spongebob so much. Kidding! I grew up learning that it used to be a salt and pineapple farm. I was born and raised here. I am a south girl, loud and proud. There are plenty of reasons for loving Las Piñas, my family wouldn’t…

Birthday trip to BKK, Thailand

I don’t know about you but I’m feeling 22! For the 22nd year of my life here on planet earth I went to Bangkok, Thailand with my best friend Erika. Bangkok is the capital of Thailand. It is a metropolis with a vibrant street life and ornate shrines. We got to experience the ultramodern city…

22 things I wish I figured sooner

I just turned 22! To celebrate another year in this planet, I made a list of things I learned and wish I learned sooner. Honestly, I was suppose to post this sooner but I just got back from my birthday trip and I am still  trying to recover from all I’ve seen and experienced. Check out my…

FOMO No More

I hate missing out on things. Yes, I have FOMO or fear of missing out. It’s that weird feeling that you might be missing out on a novel experience. And I do not like the feeling of seeing photos on my feed while I slump and harass myself for missing it. I have learned to…

DIY Asian girl’s path to the blonde life

Hi Asian girl with naturally dark / black hair. I am like you – Asian, had fears of ruining my crown of glory and wondered if I can rock the blonde life. First of all, going blonde takes time, effort, and money. Second, every one can rock the blonde look, so chill girl. And lastly, make…