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Emergency Hotlines for Typhoons, and other Calamities

We have another typhoon approaching, keeping an easily accessible list of emergency contact numbers stored in your mobile phone and/or on post a note on your refrigerator could help save your life or the life of someone else.

Stay safe, everyone!

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Metro Manila, Muntinlupa, Parañaque, Quezon City

10 Eerily Beautiful Abandoned Places in Metro Manila

Metro Manila is an underrated hub for art and culture, with a unique legacy of Spanish, and American influences specially in architecture. Sadly, some of the most beautiful buildings from decades ago are no longer in use – few are deemed to be demolished. Here are 10 eerily beautiful abandoned places in the metro.

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Metro Manila, Muntinlupa

Trick or treat at Ayala Alabang Village, Muntinlupa

One of the many things that I enjoy since we moved here at AAV, Muntinlupa over a decade ago is how the residents celebrate Halloween. I grew up in Davao City and Trick or Treating isn’t a thing back then, then I moved back to Metro Manila and lived in a gated village somewhere in Pasig City. It was awfully quiet save for the the cars driving by. Here’s a glimpse of how we celebrate Halloween at Ayala Alabang Village!

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Baguio, Benguet, Cavite, Laguna, Luzon, Metro Manila, Negros Occidental, Pampanga, Philippines

Travel Guide: 15 Most Haunted Places in the Philippines

Halloween is just around the corner. The air is getting colder. The nights are getting longer. This is the best time to curl up with some scary stories. And what better way to count down to Halloween than reading a spooky stories right before going to sleep? There’s no shortage of scary stories specially here in the Philippines and the places considered to be haunted, but these are the ones I found most bone-chilling!

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Cafes & Restaurants, Foodventure

Ooma Japanese Rice Bar | Foodventure

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I am not a fan of fusion cuisine (as it is so often done poorly). I do enjoy it once in a while, but given a choice between authentic cooking or fusion cuisine, I would much rather have the authentic one, the way the locals eat it. Given, I didn’t had a choice that day since most restaurants were full and my friend was insistent to try Ooma.

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