Batangas Beaches = Bummer?

Rico Beach Front Batangas

Living in southern NCR automatically draws us to beaches further south and the nearest ones are in Batangas.  And since this province is pretty well-known for its dive spots like Anilao, we have been pretty confident that anywhere in Batangas should be satisfactory.  When we were younger, my mother used…

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Divergence

If our languages won’t divide us, our values will. This is the ultimate lesson that I learned from reading Divergent by Veronica Roth, another post-apocalyptic young adult fiction.  In this latest dystopian book that I read, the known world has become divided into five factions according to the values that…

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Dystopia

The year 2012 is less than 24 hours away and for the last 120 hours, I have been stuffing my thoughts with post-end-of-the-world stories.  I wonder if December 22, 2012 will still come, knowing that the ancient Mayans predicted that our world’s demise is at hand.  Hence, I think that…

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Book Review: The Pledge by Kimberly Derting

I love languages.  I love learning new ones and I love eavesdropping on people who think I don’t understand what they are saying.  So it won’t come as a surprise that I found The Pledge by Kimberly Derting highly intriguing when I first read the summary. This girl Charlaina, Charlie for…

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(Not-So-Perfect) Silence by Becca Fitzpatrick

I have recently finished the third book of the Hush Hush series called Silence.  And after carefully going through it, knowing that I would have to write another book review about it, I noted several improvements relative to the first two books. Read my review of Hush Hush and Crescendo. Despite…

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Yonex Badminton Shoes

So I have been babbling about playing this game since I fell in love with this training shoes. And now, the stars have lined up to give me this opportunity to take a shot at that shuttlecock. I have never played badminton before, badminton with my 5 y.o. niece obviously…

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Hello, again, Ace Water Spa!

JSR and I went to the Ace Water Spa at Pasig yesterday.  We were initially having second thoughts about going, but I finally convinced us when the FAQs on their website enticed me to relive my previous spa experience. It was my second time to do hydrotherapy at Ace, the…

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Homage to the Great CBD Milkshake

CBD milkshake

I have been wracking my head for something light and happy to blog about and it occurred to me:  I am yet to promote one of my favorite things.  And I am referring to no less than the CBD chocolate milkshake. I would not dare count how many times I…

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Crescendo to Letdown: Better to Just Hush

hush hush

Yup, I believe the title just about sums up what I think about these fallen angel books by Becca Fitzpatrick.  Granted, the third book in the saga is not yet out, God knows how many there are, but after reading the first two, I would not be one to expect…

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