I think the last time I visited Vigan was in 2008. Wow, almost 10 years ago! It was my first backpacking trip after finishing law school. We went from Baguio to Vigan, Laoag, and Pagudpod. So, while I already visited the requisite museums back then and we were only there as a sidetrip for our … Continue reading Five Evening Hours in Vigan, Ilocos Sur
I always love discovering local makeup products. These days, there seems to be a lot of homegrown makeup brands coming up and most, if not all, are really promising. Take the case of Colourette Cosmetics. I discovered their little shop in SM North Edsa some time last year, but wasn't really keen on trying out anything … Continue reading Beauty Friday: ColourTint Intense Blend Lip and Cheek Oil in Lana
This is my first time as a grown up to actually do biking in a different country. I've discovered that it's an alternative way of exploring a new place better. Plus, it also burns a LOT of calories. Now, that's always a good thing, right? So, here, sharing with you some photos during our bike … Continue reading Biking around Sha Tin, Hong Kong
I was sent this 8 oz. Tea Tree Oil Shampoo by Ms. Hayley Jones of Maple Holistics (Hi, Hayley!) last year. I was only able to try it since January, so I'm posting this up as my overall review. First things first, what is Maple Holistics? It's an all natural skin care brand based in the … Continue reading Beauty Friday: Tea Tree Oil Shampoo from Maple Holistics
Oh, Science, you are so fine. How far have you gone in the search for the best sunblock? I know I've tried all sorts of sun protection, because I'm living in the tropics. But little did I know that the most effective way is to take it as an oral supplement. And you know what, … Continue reading Beauty Friday: Have you eaten your Sunblock today?