One of the things that Hostelling International has arranged for me was a trip to the Warner Bros. Studio Tour London — The Making of Harry Potter Experience. I thought I’ll be going to this place on my own, which was fine, but this trip really deserves to be shared with someone. So I was really happy when I found out that Tom, one of the staff at YHA Oxford Street, was accompanying me.
“What if one day, I decide to move here?” It was a question harrowing at the back of my mind. My long-time boyfriend moved back to Iloilo, his hometown, late last year to take over the family business, and it seems it’ll be a permanent thing. Fortunately, JP is not pressuring me to move to Iloilo one day. He’s always been supportive of my dreams and choices, even if those dreams may mean I’ll be living thousands of miles away from him. Still, our current situation opened up a new possibility of living in the province. So this quick trip to Iloilo served as my chance to know the city, not as a typical tourist (though I tried) but someone who might consider this place as ‘home’ one day.
To avoid the Holy Week rush, my family and I embarked on a 6-hour journey to Baler, Aurora — a popular surfing destination in the Philippines. For more than a year now, a lot of people have been telling us how beautiful Baler is. And you know what? They’re absolutely right!
Baler Aurora is fucking beautiful.
Only four hours away from Manila is Bataan, a historical province that made a significant impact in Philippine history. Bataan doesn’t have a lot of points of interest, but it’s an excellent destination for those who seek peace and quiet from the hustle of city life. I know not everyone can travel for long periods of time, so this guide is for those who can only afford to visit and explore Bataan for a day.
A couple of months ago, I received a box of beauty products to try and review on. One of them was the Cure Natural Aqua Gel, a facial exfoliating gel from Japan. In my Skin Care Routine post, I shared with you that I don’t use any toner or exfoliator for my face. I just can’t be bothered adding more steps to my daily routine. However, my interest got piqued when I found out that Cure is popular among Japanese women. In fact, one bottle gets sold every 12 seconds! Whoa, right?