50 posts tagged Philippines
The Style Mermaid x The Antidotes: #InstaxMini7SGiveaway
Hello my little mermaids! Yana e-mailed me a couple of weeks ago regarding a giveaway and we are both so excited to have come up with a great one for all of you.
Here are the prizes for 4 lucky readers:
- A Fujifilm Instax Mini 7s (Pink) + 1 pack of 10 films
- How To Be An Explorer Of The World by Keri Smith and a Gel Pen Pack from Smiggle
- Blogging For Creatives and Journal from Kiehl
- A brand new white skater skirt
Note: The Instax isn’t brand new BUT it’s in good condition and works perfectly. You may see actual pictures here.
Here’s how you can join:
How You Can Help The Philippines
Typhoon Yolanda (International code name: Haiyan), the strongest tropical cyclone ever recorded, has hit and left my home country—specifically the Visayan province—with total devastation. My country receives more than 20 storms a year but it has never been this dire.
Based from the news I’ve read and my friends have told me, the City of Tacloban and nearby areas is like a setting in a zombie apocalypse movie. There’s no electricity, water, communications and even food to go around. A lot of the victims have been starving for 3-4 days because it’s too difficult to send relief goods, and many had to resort to looting. Many people are still missing and dead bodies are scattered everywhere. It’s just too heartbreaking.
by Kisty Mea & Maine Manalansan
I’ve been living in the Philippines most of my life (22 years and 51 weeks to be exact). I grew up in Manila but when someone asks me what to see in my city, my usual answer is “I don’t know”. Heck, I can even give you an itinerary if you planning to visit Singapore, but never Manila. I’m so engrossed in visiting another country, immersing myself in their rich culture and history, that I’ve completely forgotten to appreciate my own land…
When in Manila, you should…
Visiting Boracay: Tips and Itinerary
I had the wonderful opportunity to visit Boracay two weeks ago. My boyfriend’s friends, Greg and Jhanice, decided to tie the knot and appointed us to be their best man and maid of honor, respectively. :)
Boracay is a small island in the Philippines that has received numerous awards from travel publications and agencies. The place is a favorite among tourists for its white sands and crystal clear waters. :) I’m so happy that in my 24 years of existence, I finally got to visit this world-renowned beach. <3