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5 Things I love about my College Friends

A shout out to our friend who lifts us up when we are down, to our friend who, after a tough day, still manages to make us smile. Shout out to our friend who patiently listens to us vent and rant like a big whiner. Shout to our brutally honest friend who never sugarcoats things and tell us outright painful realities. Shout to our friend who sticks with us despite how annoying and stubborn we are sometimes. Shout to our friend who…

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Travel Diary

Road Trip to Ilocos | Part 2

Our last two days in Ilocos became more exciting and unforgettable adventure as we further explore and discover this amazing province. From historical places and churches to its captivating nature — Ilocos is truly a great place to visit.  Here’s another glimpse of the beauty of Ilocos: The Refmand Farms and Dragon Fruit Plantation The Kapurpurawan Rock Formation and Windmills I enjoyed horseback riding on my way to the Kapurpurawan for P100.  I actually wondered what the word “Kapurpurawan” means in…

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Discoveries Travel Diary

Road Trip to Ilocos | Part 1

Taking a road trip is one of my favorite activities to do with my friends. The bond is always fun and memorable. You know that there’s nothing better than sharing some laughs, fun memories, and being adventurous with people you love. I and my friends recently went on a 3-day road trip to Ilocos, it was an 8-10 hour trip from my hometown to this very beautiful province located in the Northern part of the Philippines. Ilocos not only has…

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Life & Thought Diary

What Singleness Has Taught Me

Among the horde of happy and cute couples this love month, eating in a restaurant, gift giving, posting sweet pictures on the social media, I lie on my bed, writing my thoughts down about singleness. Please, don’t judge, lol. When we speak of singleness, people mostly confuse the idea to loneliness especially amidst these happy couples this month of Love. But no, singleness has a much deeper meaning, and instead of posting sweet mushy stuff this is what I’d figured…

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Aspirations

My Ambitious Bucket List

Of course, I’m ambitious. What’s wrong with that? Otherwise, you sleep all day.  ― Ringo Starr   With one or two years to go before I reach my mid-twenties, I thought I’d make (for the first time) a bucket list of things I want to achieve and travel experiences I want to try. For now, I’d like to share 10 random things on my life-long bucket list that I want to accomplish. Let’s encourage each other and enjoy!   1.…

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Life & Thought Diary

17 Self-Reminders for 2017

Every passing year we acquired lessons and realizations where the choice is ours whether to take them into the next coming year to guide and remind us or not. I’m not good at keeping up with new year’s resolution but 2016 has given me pretty incredible lessons to accompany me this 2017.   Here’s a list of 17 lessons to take into 2017: 1. Affirm yourself day by day. Think good thoughts about yourself and take action to do what you…

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