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Disclaimer: This is NOT a sponsored post. Who’s heading somewhere this coming Holy Week? Let’s face it. Many families are heading somewhere, whether out of the country or out of town, during Holy Week for some rest and relaxation. In case you are on your way to the province or anywhere in the metro and planning to travel by land, here are car tips you need to remember to make the trip hassle-free. 1. Check the car tires. You don’t want to deal with busted or flat tire on your…

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Why We Never Take the Kids Out of the Country – For Now


With all the seat sales and affordable travel packages, a lot of our friends are asking – “Why don’t you go out of the country with the kids?’ I have friends who bring their kids below six in countries like Japan, Hong Kong, US and even Maldives! Yes, I envy them but on second thought, is it really worth it? Should I pressure myself and my husband to go on a trip outside the country just because our friends are doing it?It’s not that we can’t afford it or we don’t have money for…

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#ThrowbackThursday: The Ilocos Adventure


Last Holy Week 2011, before I found out I was pregnant with my first child, my husband (then boyfriend) and his family went to Ilocos. It was a first time for me and it’s definitely an experience I’ll never forget.The travel was really exhausting. 16-hour drive is no joke and we were all cramped up because we rented a coaster. We left our place at around 10PM so most of us were just asleep the whole night. After that long drive, finally we reached our first tourist destination – Cape Bojeador Lighthouse in Ilocos Norte. After picture…