The last long trip out of the country I took was back in 2009, when my family and I embarked on a nearly two-month long adventure across Western Europe and the United States. Thanks to a baggage allowance of 12 45-pound bags (though I'm sure we brought less) among the six of us, my sister and I's packing strategy went like this: grab every single item in our shared closet and just stuff them into suitcases. Yes, every single one. You know the sisterhood of the traveling pants? Ours was the sisterhood of the traveling wardrobe. In hindsight, we probably didn't need to bring that much (especially since you also need to factor in shopping and washing machines) but it was nice to know that a particular skirt was hiding in some deep, dark crevice, waiting to be unearthed should I feel the urge to wear it.Continue Reading >>
Last September, I went to Cebu with my barkada. To prepare for the trip, I asked around for tips, grabbed a copy of Lonely Planet and went online to do some research.
Here are the top five things that I enjoyed doing in Cebu City.Continue Reading >>
I just love award shows. The glitz, the glamor, the teary-eyed acceptance speeches—what's not to enjoy? But while the awards themselves are the main attraction, I look forward the most to seeing what all these celebrities wear to hit the red carpet. I love seeing the women in their gorgeous gowns and the men in their dapper suits—and I love watching every single one of them attempt to one up each other.Continue Reading >>