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A Local Tourist in Manila!

A Local Tourist in Manila!

Nooo, I have not yet abandoned this blog! But boooo it has been 8 days! This has been the longest I’ve gone without writing! *Kicks self* Ok, so the blog posts may have become few and far between, but I’m still alive and well, and the instagram posts are coming along swimmingly I have actually...
An Amanpulo Break

An Amanpulo Break

Hi folks! So sorry for not having written in the last few days as this bag hag decided to go on a mini break :). I am currently in Amanpulo. This resort was actually affected by typhoon Haiyan and I suppose they also took the opportunity late last year to renovate the rooms and the...

Public Service Post: Please, Help the Philippines!!

Over the weekend, I have been continuously shocked by the images I saw of the wrath of Hurricane Haiyan (known to the Philippines as Typhoon Yolanda). Cities in the Philippines were left in utter devastation and it was so frightful and surreal to see homes that many millions have built with their money, their heart...

French Sole: Your Sole Mate in Manila

Hey everyone! How was your weekend? I hope it had been a restful one  Even if it was scorching hot, I was just glad that there were no more rains which had caused floods and had inconvenienced so many people across the country!  Now that it’s a Monday again, it’s back to regular blogging  And today, I...

Only in the Philippines: DHL

Frankly, I don’t know where to begin. So let me try to tell you the story according to how I remember it. It all began with a package I was sent by a wonderful company in Singapore via DHL, a courier this company had an account with, and is a courier that generally many trust....

Happy Weekend!!!

Hope you all had a fantastic weekend! I spent my weekend mornings at the markets in Salcedo and Legaspi with friends before hanging out with family in the late afternoon. It has been a nice, relaxing weekend and I decided against blogging a full post to make time for family So here’s a little something...

Amanpulo at Sunset

I’m in Amanpulo (Palawan, Philippines) and I was able to capture quite possibly the most beautiful sunsets I’ve ever seen and I cannot not share these with you. I will write a bag post in a bit, but these sunset photos just can’t wait!! Enjoy the sky porn More Amanpulo photos are on my Instagram...

Manila FAME finds

Happy Monday, everyone! I’ve been so jetlagged in the last few days and have taken to hibernating like a bear, so I apologize if I hadn’t been able to update the blog over the weekend. I did however, get some rest and some good family time So what has been happening? For starters, I went...

Architect-Turned- Bag Designer!

Last night, I managed to catch Chito Antonio’s bag launch at the Silver Vault inside Rustan’s Shangrila Tower. Architect and interior designer Chito Antonio (son of Philippine National Artist, Arch. Pablo Antonio) is very well- known and is considered one of the best in the Philippines for his exceptional taste in home interior styling. He...

Amanpulo: Service Excellence Redefined

The past 2 days have gone by so fast. Before I continue posting photos of the rest of the island (including that US$4-6M villa), I need to acknowledge the wonderful people who have made our stay in paradise, perfect (I say perfect because for real, everything was PERFECT). Nick Juett, the general manager of Amanpulo,...