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The pressures of a woman turning 30

In some culture, turning 30 is huge life event, even more so if you are a woman. It’s on this age when we are pressured the most for not conforming to the standards of the society – that is, getting married and having children. Because of this, I have a handful of close friends and relatives who went into ‘hiding’ to escape the judgmental eyes of the very people they consider family, friends, and colleagues.

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4 Lessons the pandemic has taught me

I’ve never thought I’d live to see the world fall to its knees. The world as we know has changed. Since a few months ago, we have entered into a new normal – social distancing, mandatory wearing of masks, distance learning, working from home, etc.  In consequence, the world economy came crashing down, families broke apart, mental health issues arisen, lifelong plans fell through…

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Chasing hobbits in New Zealand

Have you ever watched a film so good that you wanted to be in the movie yourself? Let me clarify that. Have you ever fell in love with the movie location that you spend your life savings to set foot on it? Haha I might be exaggerating but once a blockbuster movie made its millions in the cinemas, the movie sets they left behind become an instant tourist attraction.

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The earth laughs in flowers

Here we are, the final week of lockdown in New Zealand. To be honest, three weeks did not seem too long especially if you keep yourself busy with different activities and well, some work. We are lucky to be locked down in the South Island, New Zealand where our accommodation is smacked down along Lake Te Anau with the dramatic landscapes of Fiordland National Park on the other end.

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Luxury meets gastronomy at bai Hotel

I left Cebu 3 years ago and since then, there were quite a few hotels that made addition to Cebu’s skyline. One grandiose hotel in particular is bai Hotel. It is definitely eye-catching due to its size and delicious exterior. Not to mention, it is right in front of Parkmall and City Times Square where there are some decent amount of boutiques and restaurants. It’s location is definitely a plus since it a short drive to airport, port, downtown and shopping malls.

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4 Digital nomad essentials to live by

If I were to get a penny every time someone asks me anything about being a digital nomad, I’d be filthy rich. Being a digital nomad is something I fantasized for so long since I was on a 9-5 job. I just love being able to travel while earning a living on the side. I can imagine there’d be tons of people out there who wanted to make this dream a reality for them, too. Oftentimes, I get asked what do I bring in order to kick start a nomadic life? Finally, a reader finally suggested for me to write down a brief article of my digital nomad essentials. So, here it goes.

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