No membership needed at S&R Iloilo's Open House

12/02/2017 Randomly Candid 0 Comments



Just in time for the Christmas rush, S&R Iloilo held an Open House event on November 30 to December 3 wherein both members and non-members can have a world-class shopping experience.

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Ang Kamalig Restaurant's 'Chef's Inspired Ilonggo Selections' and Oyster Bar

11/27/2017 Randomly Candid 0 Comments


Ang Kamalig Restaurant recently introduced new addition to its menu. This time, it featured the top Ilonggo favorite dishes of Chef Miguel Treñas which he concocted with modern twists.

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Seda Atria puts ‘Lin-ay’ on centerstage this Christmas

11/27/2017 Randomly Candid 0 Comments


Miss Iloilo Dinagyang Jekkah May Prudente as "Lin-ay Sang Paskua"
This Christmas, Seda Atria is featuring one of the popular icons of Iloilo, "Lin-ay" which symbolizes pride and thanksgiving.

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#MerrySMChristmas2017 features Mickey Mouse

11/23/2017 Randomly Candid 0 Comments



The most awaited season of the year is almost here! And to officially welcome Christmas, SM City Iloilo held its Christmas launching which featured Mickey Mouse and friends on November 12.

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What’s the best investment for millennial earners?

10/28/2017 Randomly Candid 0 Comments



Investment and finances are boring topics to most of us, especially to the millennials who have luxurious spending habits.

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Sun Life's #LiveBrighter Forum enlightens Ilonggos

10/23/2017 Randomly Candid 0 Comments


Bloggers and Iloilo-based Instagrammers with the #LiveBrighter Forum speakers

With the mission of bringing lifetime financial freedom to everyone, Sun Life Financial held its Iloilo leg of #LiveBrighter Forum on October 14 at Seda Atria.

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Young, Dumb and Broke: A millennial financial struggle story of survival

10/21/2017 Randomly Candid 1 Comments



You're not a millennial if you don't have a YOLO (You Only Live Once) attitude. This is one of the many things common to the Generation Y who are also mostly known as tech savvies, social media literates and digital natives.

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Flying with AirAsia for the first time

10/19/2017 Randomly Candid 0 Comments


Iloilo and Bacolod bloggers and media with AirAsia's cabin crew and pilots.

Before, travelling via airplane is a luxury for local travellers because of the expensive airfare. But now, flying from one destination to another is a usual option for most travellers with the affordable deals that airlines are offering. Others even lower the cost by less than P1,000 for a roundtrip ticket to local destinations.

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#FoodieLoveAtIBP: A feast of Ilonggo flavors at Iloilo Festive Walk

10/16/2017 Randomly Candid 0 Comments



I always say that more than the old mansions, heritage churches and fun-loving people, Iloilo is home to delightful gastronomic attractions. We have the popular batchoy and pancit molo for snacks; KBL (kadios, baboy, langka), chicken inasal and talaba (oyster) for main course; and biscocho, piaya and butterscotch for dessert.

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Findr App officially launched to Ilonggos

10/09/2017 Randomly Candid 0 Comments


Findr App Team with Morissette Amon and Angelia Ong

Online shopping is now part of people's modern lifestyle. Needless to say, it makes shopping easy, effortless and convenient. Now, this is made easier with mobile applications that let you browse the stuffs that you want to shop and even suggests where to eat, visit and stay in just one tap.

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Seda Atria celebrates 2nd anniversary, brings Winter Wonderland

10/07/2017 Randomly Candid 0 Comments


Ice Queens with the Fiery Bloggers...hahahaha

Christmas came early at Seda Atria celebrates its second anniversary on September 19 with a "Winter Wonderland" theme.

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#FoodieLoveAtIBP: Pizzaro: Oversized pizza and a lot more

9/25/2017 Randomly Candid 0 Comments



Pizzaro is known for its oversized pizza which is really perfect for the whole family or barkada. But more than that, it has become a byname for local pizza for most Ilonggos because of the popularity it earned over the years as a go-to place when looking for pizza.

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#RandomlyCandid Giveaway: Win free flights from AirAsia

9/14/2017 Randomly Candid 0 Comments



AirAsia is flying to Iloilo this October and to officially welcome them here, we are giving away free flights to our readers!

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#FoodieLoveAtIBP: After-work sessions at Cable Car

9/11/2017 Randomly Candid 0 Comments



Who doesn't want to release some stress after a long day at the office? We sometimes need to have an after-work session to recharge.

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#FoodieLoveAtIBP: Dulgies: A sweet indulgence

9/03/2017 Randomly Candid 0 Comments



Sweets are always my outlet when I am triggered by stress and everytime I feel blue. It gives me some happy hormones which help me think more creatively and positively. Good thing Iloilo has a lot to offer when it comes to sweet treats and one of them is Dulgies.

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Dreamy, whimsical feels at SM Southpoint

9/01/2017 Randomly Candid 0 Comments



There's no better way to end the week than having some relaxing time with family or friends in a place where you can chill out and grab some drink.

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#SMSouthpointEats Series: Charcoal Boy's grilled and seafood offerings

8/31/2017 Randomly Candid 0 Comments



Ilonggos love to eat grilled food. That's why inasal and sinugba are always present in the menu of most local restaurants.

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Adhara Boutique Resort: A romantic weekend escape by the sea

8/29/2017 Randomly Candid 2 Comments



Last year, I brought my parents to Boracay for a family weekend to celebrate their 27th wedding anniversary (READ HERE). This year, they preferred to celebrate it in a place where they can be more relaxed, near and has a beautiful view of the beach.

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Carlo's launches 'Big Loaf'

8/28/2017 Randomly Candid 0 Comments



This August, Carlo’s Bakeshop launched Carlo’s Big Loaf as part of its anniversary celebration. 

Months of planning and testing the product has resulted to the new Carlo’s Big Loaf which is now available in leading supermarkets and suking tindahan near you.

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Hey Sugar!: A sweet kinda pain

8/24/2017 Randomly Candid 0 Comments



Who says men don't need to thread their eyebrows? In this time when selfies need to be perfect, the expression "kilay is life" does not only apply to girls. Men also need to groom their eyebrows to look effortlessly good.

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Nailaholics just nailed it!

8/22/2017 Randomly Candid 0 Comments



I don't usually go to a nail salon just to have manicure and pedicure as I don't see the need to do it. I am not that really specific about my nails. As long as it's not long and dirty, it's okay with me. That's why I normally just cut it myself.

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Filipino favorites with Kapampangan twist at Cabalen

8/21/2017 Randomly Candid 0 Comments



Pampanga is dubbed as the "Culinary Capital of the Philippines" because of the delectable local gastronomic attractions that could be found here. With the aim of spreading the popular Kapampangan flavors to the rest of the country, Cabalen was born.

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Seda Atria's Managat Food Festival

8/21/2017 Randomly Candid 0 Comments



Sarting this August, Seda Atria is turning the spotlight to "managat" (mangrove jack), a breed of fish which was once a pest but now considered as one of the well-loved fishes of the foodies. 

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#FoodieLoveAtIBP: Barista Grounds Fit Cafe: Healthy eats and more

8/15/2017 Randomly Candid 2 Comments



In this cafe, you can eat anything you want without worrying about your diet as everything served here are all healthy.

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#SMSouthpointEats Series: Seize the day with a cup or two at Cafe Diem

8/15/2017 Randomly Candid 0 Comments



There's a saying that "All you need is just a cup of coffee to seize the day." I may not be a hardcore coffee drinker, but I would like to believe in that saying as sometimes, coffee is the one that kicks off my day especially when at work.

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#FoodieLoveAtIBP: Richmonde Hotel Iloilo's delightful treats

8/08/2017 Randomly Candid 0 Comments


More than its international standard for accommodation, Richmonde Hotel Iloilo is also known for its gastronomic offerings.

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#SMSouthpointEats Series: Ramboy's: Aklan's Best Chicken and Liempo

8/07/2017 Randomly Candid 0 Comments



There are already a lot of options when it comes to food in Iloilo City. With restaurants offering various kinds of menu and specialties, you will never run out of option.

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Iron Grill: Grilling new flavors at SM City Iloilo Foodcourt

8/03/2017 Randomly Candid 0 Comments



SM City Iloilo Foodcourt is a home to local flavors. It offers diverse options for both lutong bahay and fastfood menu.

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Trying out Brazilian Jiu Jitsu at Gym Ni Juan

8/01/2017 Randomly Candid 0 Comments



It was a rainy Saturday night when I, together with my blogger girl friends Nana Jover of A Not Secret Life, Apple Ochon of The Appletizer and Andrea Guanco of Feature Iloilo decided to pursue our long time plan of having a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) session at Gym Ni Juan.

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Wandering in Wonderful Cebu

7/31/2017 Randomly Candid 0 Comments



I've gone to Cebu several times already, but I never had the chance to explore it aside from the Magellan's Cross and Sto. Niño Church due to job-related errands that I have to attend.

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Globe brings #StreamFest to Cebu

7/18/2017 Randomly Candid 0 Comments



Globe Telecom is getting stronger as it continues to strengthen broadband and mobile connectivity in major locations all over the country. As one of its key locations, Globe Telecom has rolled out programs in Cebu City to improve connectivity.

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How do you like to dress your Schüblig?

7/17/2017 Randomly Candid 0 Comments


Schüblig is a kind of sausage, usually made of raw pork or beef and was originated in Switzerland. To tell you honestly, I do not have any idea what Schüblig is - I don't even know how to pronounce it correctly - not until my favorite coffee shop, Mrs. Wharton introduced it to me.

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Globe makes learning, teaching easy with GFS Program

7/13/2017 Randomly Candid 0 Comments


Globe Telecom executives led by Globe Senior Vice President for Corporate Communications Yoly Crisanto turn over the GFS mobile cart to CCNSHS.

The internet has brought countless of possibilities. From the way we communicate, socialize, research and even shop. Needless to say, it made people's lives easy, fast and convenient.

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JCI Regatta to hold special screening for a cause

7/06/2017 Randomly Candid 0 Comments



“Great power comes with great responsibility”. This is one of the most noted lines said by one of the most popular superheroes, Spiderman.

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'My Love From the Star', 'Haplos' stars visit Ilonggo fans

7/03/2017 Randomly Candid 0 Comments


Kapuso Stars Gil Cuerva, Migo Adecer, Sanya Lopez and Rocco Nacino

Kapuso stars Gil Cuerva, Migo Adecer, Sanya Lopez and Rocco Nacino brought some entertainment to their Ilonggo fans as they graced Kapuso Fiesta in Iloilo City on June 17.

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Label X: Unknown. Unsure. Unreal

6/25/2017 Randomly Candid 2 Comments


I can no longer remember the last time I composed a literary piece. But when I write, I always let all my feelings out as it serves as an extension of what I really feel. It's a way for me to reciprocate my emotions especially when I am hurt, sad and hopeless.

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Affordable, delightful treats at The Groceteria by Dova

6/25/2017 Randomly Candid 0 Comments


If you are looking for a food haven in Iloilo where you can indulge to wide choices of menu either for breakfast, lunch, brunch, snacks or dinner, you've probably heard about Dova. While it is now a popular choice among both locals and visitors, Dova is now introducing another brand with another unique concept - The Groceteria.

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Discovering the flavors of modern Iloilo at Punot

6/15/2017 Randomly Candid 0 Comments



Punot is one of the first local restaurants I featured (READ IT HERE) when I began blogging back in 2013. Offering the "Flavors of Modern Iloilo", this restaurant is a must-try for tourists and even to the returning Ilonggos who long for some Ilonggo dishes and comfort food.

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Savoring the taste of London at Mrs. Wharton

6/06/2017 Randomly Candid 0 Comments



I am a witness on how Mrs. Wharton became a success. From its humble mini cafe  at the lobby of Spa Riviera General Luna Branch serving mostly the spa's waiting clients, it now became one of the uprising local cafes in Iloilo.

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Miniso now in Iloilo

5/29/2017 Randomly Candid 0 Comments



From Tokyo, Miniso has now reached Iloilo. Officially opened on May 4, Miniso got Ilonggos crazy over cute and useful stuff which are all available in affordable prices.

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Converse Spring Summer 2017 Sneaker Collection

5/15/2017 Randomly Candid 0 Comments


My most favorite season of the year is here. While Mr. Sun is so up and make me crave for some beach bumming, I'm also looking for a comfty footwear that will complement my summer OOTDs.

Summer footwear isn't all about flipflops and sandals. It is also the perfect season to strut your sneakers for a casual look while enjoying your summer travels.

And speaking about sneakers, there is only one brand that sets trend in terms of innovation and design - Converse.

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Brightest Ilonggo personalities grace ‘Tropical Movement’ runway

5/01/2017 Randomly Candid 0 Comments


The brightest and youngest Ilonggo personalities answered summer’s call as they took over the runway with their trendy summer looks for Tropical Movement on April 29 at SM City Iloilo Southpoint.

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Dip N' Sip: Your Guilty Pleasure

3/28/2017 Randomly Candid 0 Comments



Satisfy your gastronomic pleasures without feeling guilty at all. Indulge to yummy snacks paired with cool drinks in a student-friendly price.

Dip N' Sip or DNS has tempting offerings that will surely wreck your diet. But you don't have to feel guilty about it as its food are worth the tempt.

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Pro-Friends celebrates 10 years of ‘creating communities, transforming lives’ in Iloilo

3/28/2017 Randomly Candid 0 Comments


“Creating communities, transforming lives.” This has been the mantra of Property Company of Friends, Inc. (Pro-Friends) since its inception. More than developing peaceful, safe and convenient communities, the company aims to bring change to the lives of its residents by giving them a wise option for their dream home.

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Seattle's Best Coffee now brewing in Iloilo City

3/20/2017 Randomly Candid 0 Comments



The popular Seattle's Best Coffee has also made its way to Iloilo City! Located at the upper ground floor of SM City Iloilo Northwing, this famous coffee shop is now brewing some delightful treats for the Ilonggos.

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Seda Atria launches new Sous Chef

3/13/2017 Randomly Candid 0 Comments


In its aim of bringing Ilonggo dishes with delectable twists, Seda Atria has recently introduced award-winning Iloggo chef Albert Ledesma as its new Sous Chef.

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Take advantage of demand for nurses in Australia: Enhance Visa

2/27/2017 Randomly Candid 0 Comments


Filipino nurses could take advantage of the huge demand for skilled nurses in Australia during the nursing career expo in Cebu on March 4, 2017.

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Papa Vomito brings flavors of Colombia to Iloilo

1/31/2017 Randomly Candid 0 Comments



Iloilo is home to diverse flavors. With the discriminating taste of the Ilonggos, it's not surprising that the City of Love is now becoming known as one of the country's food capitals.

Even international flavors are now making its way to Iloilo's food scene, giving the visitors as well as the natives more gastronomic options to indulge and enjoy. Looks like Iloilo is hosting Ms. Universe with various restaurants represented by their respective international dishes competing on a tough battle of flavors.

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Pro-Friends joins Dinagyang 2017, highlights 10th year in Iloilo

1/20/2017 Randomly Candid 0 Comments



ILOILO City – One of Ilonggos’ most trusted developers Property Company of Friends, Inc. (Pro-Friends, Inc.) adds more fun to this year’s Dinagyang Festival with some exciting events to celebrate the country’s highly anticipated festival.

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A relaxing weekend staycation at Days Hotel Iloilo

1/19/2017 Randomly Candid 0 Comments



Clean sheets, fluffy pillows, comfortable bed, spacious room, speedy internet connection and good food. These are just a portion of what I enjoyed when I had my weekend staycation at Days Hotel Iloilo.

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