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The Gig Economists: Freelancing in the Philippines

The Gig Economists: Freelancing in the Philippines

Around this time in 2017, I was commissioned by Cosmopolitan Philippines to write an article about my experience freelancing in the Philippines (which you can read here, I Make P60,000 A Month As A Freelance Writer). Although I never expected anything from the assignment, I […]

How We Spent Php3,000 ($60) for our Wedding Flowers and Decor

How We Spent Php3,000 ($60) for our Wedding Flowers and Decor

This a a fragment of the story of my DIY wedding in the Philippines. Find out how my husband and I successfully ignored the deafening social media pressure and spent Php3,000 or roughly $60 for our wedding flowers and wedding reception styling.

Cheap Hotel in Dumaguete: 118th Silliman Founders Day Celebration 2019

Cheap Hotel in Dumaguete: 118th Silliman Founders Day Celebration 2019

  On a budget and looking for an affordable yet awesome place to sleep in or cheap hotel when visiting Dumaguete City for one of its grandest events this year? Check out what we have in store for you. August is a big month for […]

Has Someone Ever Died From Morning Sickness?

Has Someone Ever Died From Morning Sickness?

“Can I die from morning sickness?” “Is morning sickness dangerous?” These and more are what filled my Google search activity back in October and November of 2018. And by the looks of it, you would guess by now that Mac and I are expecting a […]

Breaking the Chain

Breaking the Chain

. This is an excerpt from a Facebook post I published on 2 October 2015, in the midst of a personal struggle. Transferring my realisations here to remind myself to always choose which battles to fight, to give time to oneself and visit serene places […]