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Love LOVITO | Lovito Brand Spotlight Day on Shopee!

Thursday, August 18, 2022

I've been buying more clothes on Shopee for the past months. I love that shops are now catering to plus sizes like me, offering trendier clothes at bigger sizes. Plus points that their price range is also more affordable!


Sharing another brand that you can buy from Shopee: LOVITO! I've been seeing Youtubers and Tiktokers do try-on hauls from this brand. If you want to try LOVITO too, today is the day! You can enjoy up to 70% off this August 18 for the Lovito Brand Spotlight Day on Shopee!



Fly and Live Anywhere for 30 days in the Philippines with Airbnb & AirAsia

Friday, August 12, 2022

Ever dreamt of a long leisurely getaway to live and work from anywhere, or simply enjoy the vacation of a lifetime? For the first time ever, Airbnb and AirAsia Philippines are teaming up to offer one Filipino (and up to 3 companions) the ultimate dream adventure to Fly & Live Anywhere in the Philippines for 30 consecutive days.


Do you want to live in a vintage airstream suite in Batangas for a month?


Where To Stay In Coron: TAG Resort Experience

Thursday, August 11, 2022


Can't believe it has been 6 years since I last visited the island of Coron. But since then, every time I get asked about my favorite beach, it is always Palawan that's my top of mind. I always have fond memories in this beautiful island, from its less crowded beaches, dramatic sunsets, to crystal clear turquoise water. I was so excited to go back for the third time!


For this trip, our group stayed at the new Coron accommodation TAG Resort (established just last March 2021). Conveniently located in Sitio Dipulao, just about 20 minutes away from the airport, TAG Resort Coron is said to be the biggest 4-star hotel and leisure complex in the island. 


A huge swimming pool will greet you upon entering TAG Resort


Loving the Balinese, rustic design of the place


Bantayog ng Tagbanwa Monument + Tree of Light by Mindanao artist Kublai Millan


Make sure to spend a day to just explore and chill in this resort


In love with TAG Resort!


TAG Resort has a total of 112 rooms and suites, and they have their own swimming pool, bar, restaurant, coffee shop, and convenience store in the complex. The place is very lively and colorful, a beautiful contrast from our rainy arrival.


Forever summer in this side of Coron: The super colorful main lobby of TAG Resort


Talakayan, TAG Resort's conference room. They also have a ballroom for bigger functions called Tanghalan


Tanaw, an open-air pavilion for outdoor events



Coron Travel Requirements:
As of August 2022


Traveling to Coron was a breeze compared to my other local flights the past months. We traveled from Manila to Busuanga via Philippine Airlines. Here are the current requirements, but make sure to check for any updates before your trip!


• All fully Vaccinated Tourists and foreigners are allowed. 

• Minors (11 years old and below) are allowed as long as they are accompanied by fully vaccinated parents or legal guardian.  

For Fully Vaccinated Tourists: 
For 12 years old and above 
• ID 
• Vaccination Card 
• Proof of booking to a DOT accredited accommodation.(Upon entry at Busuanga Airport)

For Partial or Non-Vaccinated Tourists: 
For 12 years old and above 
• ID 
• RT-PCR negative test done at DOH-licensed laboratory taken 72 hours prior to travel


My Room in TAG Resort:


TAG Resort has 5 room types, from superior room with garden view, standard room, to deluxe duplex suites. You can check room photos and other details of that here, or their Agoda listing for the price.


I was assigned to Tadhana H (Currently at Php 7900+/night in Agoda), one of TAG Resort's beautiful deluxe duplex suite that has a pool access! The highlight of this casita is it has its own sunning deck and semi private pool area where you can just chill with friends or have your me-time. I was neighbors with Paxie, so we even accessed each other's rooms through the pool area, hehe. 




Sleep was also very, very comfortable in Tadhana H, with the king-sized bed, soft sheets, and the bed weather. Room is also very spacious, clean, and complete. I had enough space for my things, and enjoyed staying in with my hot cup of coffee from the room's coffee capsule machine.


Welcome to my casita! 


Space inside the room was well-maximized




Bathroom is huge! There are two marble sinks in between, separating the shower to the toilet area.


There's a sliding door from the shower area leading straight to the pool! How cool, noh!
They also use refillable bottles for their shampoo and body wash.


Everything's neat and bright


Things To Do In Coron:


After all the food trip and swimming in TAG Resort, make sure to avail a Coron island hopping tour. TAG Resort partnered with Bathala Travel and Tours to provide individual and group tours for their guests. We availed the Coron Super Ultimate Tour, which included Kayangan Lake, Barracuda Lake, Twin Lagoons, Atuayan Beach, Coral Garden, Skeleton Wreck, and CYC Beach. 


Super convenient, and even with the weather conditions, the tour went well and was super fun and safe for everybody!



The TAG Resort van that transported us to and from the airport and our tours.




Swimming with Denise and Pax at the Twin Lagoon




Weather app said that it will rain the whole day, so thankful we had a few hours of sun to enjoy Coron!
Second photo was in Maquinit Hot Spring, peak tita moment! Perf way to relaaax after a day of swimming and hiking.



Coron tour packages and rentals with rates. [please click photo to enlarge]


What I Like About Tag Resort:


1. Accessibility! TAG Resort is conveniently located just 20 minutes away from the airport. 


The resort is also close to Palawan tourist attractions like the Puerto Princesa Underground River, Dicanituan Beach, Bali Beach and CYC Beach, as well as Mount Dipulao, Dipulao Mangrove Forest and Dipulao Cove. 


For food and shopping, TAG Resort is near Lolo Nonoy's Food station, Coron Village Bar and Resto, Fika Indulgence, Coron Shopping Building, and Makulit Shop.


2. Completeness! TAG Resort has their own on-site restaurant, cafe, bar, and convenience store, so no need to go out for essentials. They even have their own tours, as mentioned earlier.


Pizza party for our last lunch in TAG Resort


They serve different cuisines, from Filipino to international.


To avoid food waste, breakfast is ala carte during off-peak season, and buffet style during full-house.


Proper distancing at the Buntag Restaurant


Mopya is Coron's biggest convenience store, located in the resort's commercial strip.


We bought snacks and drinks here for midnight snacking, GCash is available.


Spotted a BTS pouch, hehehe.


Taza Cafe for you caffeine fix.





Tagay - poolside bar


3. Spacious! From the lobby to the rooms, to the restaurants and the pool-- the whole TAG Resort is HUGE!


4. Just a small detail, but very helpful is that they use just one Wi-Fi password for the whole property. It made our stay more convenient especially since my work is all online. Perfect for those doing remote work, too.


5. They showcase Filipino Craftsmanship! The lobby is very warm and welcoming, decorated with local artists' furniture and decors. I love businesses that support local! 


Here are some of the featured artists: 

- Kublai Millan artworks and oil paintings, bakawan-inspired lobby chandelier, and Bantayog ng Tagbanwa Monument

- JUNK NOT! lobby chairs made from recycled plastic food containers and tetra packaging

- Cebu's H&H Furnishing Corporation wicker swings, couches, chaise lounges

- Romblon Marble Craftsmen created their marble countertops and bathroom sinks

- Mandaue Weavers created some of their lobby chairs and furniture

- Pampanga Weavers for the resort's basket ceiling lamps




6. Green Initiative. TAG Resort is proud of their socially responsible practices in order to run their resort in a sustainable and earth-friendly way. Here are some of them:


- Using sustainable ingredients in the kitchen, from local communities and their own organic garden and livestock farm

- Composting and recycling. TAG Resort is aware that there are tons of waste in running an accommodation, so they make sure that they properly discard all their trash by creating compost out of kitchen waste and coffee grounds, and segregating other disposals.

- Encouraging their guests to reuse of towels and sheets, and not change daily to save water and soap

- Using refillable bottles for in-room drinking water, as well as for the shampoo, body wash, etc.

- Use of bamboo straws for their drinks







Looking back at the photos made me miss our vacation in TAG Resort. I badly want my watermelon shake (in cute tiki ceramic mug, no less), and swim in our private pool! I hope it won't take me another 6 years to go back!


Our last night in the resort was spent in Tagay where we enjoyed their own Tag white wine, some pikas and chikas, and a crazyyy fire dance show: 







A big thank you to TAG Resort, to Happy Consultants Denise and Dana, and to new and old friends for making this trip so extra! 사랑해!



TAG Resort & Leisure Complex

National Highway in Sitio Dipulao, Brgy. Poblacion 6, Coron, Palawan

Reservations desk: 0999-891-8969 or 0927-207-9056

For more information, visit: 

TAG Resort's website: www.tagresorts.com.ph 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/tagresortcoron  

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/TagResortCoron/

Looking for a new pair of shoes for upcoming family holiday trips and events, and discovered that comfortable and quality shoe brand Rockport is already on Shopee!


Smart Launches New Partnership with Animated BTS Characters TinyTAN

Monday, August 08, 2022

The BTS-inspired characters will be available as special licensed products with 5G-ready SIM packs and load cards under the Smart TinyTAN Edition


Cebu Pacific Unveils GR8 8.8 Seat Sale!

Cebu Pacific (CEB), the Philippines' leading airline, unveils its special seat sale for both domestic and international destinations.



Time to stock up on your favorite beauty and skincare essentials by shopping during the 8.8 ShopeePay Festival!


Get up to 50% off when you buy your everyday beauty must-haves from Garnier, and L'Oreal Paris, and enjoy buy 1 take 1 on select Maybelline beauty products. Here are some products I am repeat-buying this 8.8 ShopeePay Festival:



Garnier Bright Complete Vitamin C Serum 15ML 


Two vital keys to any successful business are expansion and innovation. In real estate development, these signify growth and progression that, in turn, inspire confidence among potential property buyers and investors. No residential developer acknowledges this more than BRIA Homes, which offers, as it does, strategically located project sites; amenities such as superior internet connectivity, cashless transactions, competent property management; and 24/7 security.


BRIA Homes offers strategically located project sites.

In a semi-annual consumer sentiment survey conducted by PropertyGuru, respondents expressed their aspirations to live in sustainable homes, no matter the cost. More now prefer to future-proof their abodes by living in self-contained townships that provide an abundance of lifestyle amenities and infrastructure within the vicinity while strongly focused on environmental conservation.


World-class residential and leisure estate Tagaytay Highlands continues to visualize a secure future for generations to come. Sprawled across 1,290 hectares of rolling terrain, it is the only mountain resort of its kind and scale that boasts a profusion of flora and fauna, year-round nippy weather, and stunning vistas of Taal Lake, Mt. Makiling, Canlubang Valley, and Laguna de Bay.


Whether as a picturesque getaway or as an alternative primary home for harried urbanites, Tagaytay Highlands has proven to be conducive to productivity, spurring career-driven homeowners to continue working from home. And to refresh mind, body, and spirit, one can indulge in its tranquil green spaces for leisurely walks, jogging, and breathing in fresh air.


Complementing nature’s bounty, Tagaytay Highlands is considered one of the most environment-friendly and sustainable leisure estates in the Philippines. Its environmental conservation programs have, in fact, earned for it the “Friend of Biodiversity” recognition from the ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity.     


Tagaytay Highlands reinforces this image by adhering to a strict sustainability mandate, ensuring the responsible use of its resources. Under this directive, all structures in the development are designed for resilience to reduce the impact of environmental risks.


Likewise, nearly half of developable areas is allocated for wellness and accessibility features, such as walking paths as well as access ramps for differently abled persons. All residential developments have introduced big lawns and pocket parks of their own, which provide ample space to have their own corner for individual and family outdoor activities.


To promote and protect biodiversity, the ground cover in the resort, including the greens and fairways of Tagaytay Highlands’ championship golf courses, consists of native and low-maintenance plants and trees. Sustainability measures, including the planting of such native trees and shrubs, are kept in mind even in landscape design. To further support environmental protection, a yearly key active program is implemented for the planting of tree species indigenous to Tagaytay Highlands.


Along with reforestation and propagation initiatives, the vast estate operates electricity-run golf carts to help maintain its fresh mountain air.


Tagaytay Highlands routinely monitors water levels against projected demand and employs best practices in optimizing water use at the golf course, common areas, and establishments.