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Donsol, Sorsogon: Our Trip Itinerary and A Few Travel Tips

We planned a trip to Donsol for my 40th birthday last January.  Our flight was cancelled because it overlapped with Pope Francis’s flight back home.  We rescheduled a second time, which we had to cancel again because my 7yo had very high fever the night before and the day of our flight.  The third time was the charm. Tip #1: Go PAL.  Cebu … Continue reading

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Goodbye Walis!

Who remembers that ad “Goodbye bunot, hello Pronto?”?  Amazing how it’s stuck to my brain.  I used to do a lot of household chores as a member of my mother’s household — walis (tambo and tingting), bunot, floor polishing (think of that giant round thing those janitors push around in hotel lobbies) the marble, scrubbing the pebble wash out … … Continue reading

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53 Benitez by Rockwell Primaries

We pass 53 Benitez everyday on our way out of Quezon City.  It’s at the corner of C. Benitez and P. Tuazon.  It used to be a big empty lot for trucks and buses — an eye sore really, until Rockwell Primaries came along.  Now, it just seems the area is brighter and prettier and for sure, the property value … Continue reading

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