Visiting BTS POP-UP : SPACE OF BTS in Metro Manila (SM Megamall)

Monday, January 31, 2022

Just before the New Year (and surge of cases), my friends and I went out of our shells to meet-up and visit the new BTS Pop-Up: Space of BTS in SM Megamall. This is the second official BTS pop-up store here in Manila, Philippines. 

This installation offers different BTS merchandise from the first one (BTS Pop-Up: Map of the Soul), which we were also able to visit around June last 2021. They have more Boy With Luv and Idol merch, and new TinyTan items. Although also located in the same mall, the latest pop-up is at the Upper Ground level of SM Megamall Building B. 

Sharing some snaps during our visit!

Bulgogi Brothers Dosirak Korean Meal Boxes and Rice Bowls

Thursday, January 27, 2022

Been craving for Korean food the past days. It's a challenge whenever I want to order Korean food since they usually offer group meals. Finally, cravings solved with Bulgogi Brothers' new DOSIRAK and RICE BOWLS!

Avail of Bulgogi Brothers meal boxes in solo servings when you’re working from home, for lunch or dinner with family, or while meeting virtually with colleagues at work. Bulgogi Brothers' Dosiraks, or packed meal boxes in Korean, include the following choices:

Gwangyang & Chicken Dosirak - PHP 506.65

Pork BBQ & Japchae Dosirak - PHP 537.99

Pork BBQ - PHP 443.97

Squid Set - PHP 391.74

Beef BBQ & Spicy Chicken - PHP 412.63

Beef and Crispy Squid 

Meanwhile, for Korean Rice Bowls they have:

Beef BBQ - PHP 287.28

Pork BBQ - PHP 255.94

Spicy Chicken - PHP 203.71

You can have them delivered via Bistro Delivers, Grab Food, Food Panda or Pickaroo. 
To know more, follow @bulgogibrosph on Instagram and Facebook.

On My Shopee Beauty Cart: Beauty Glazed

Check out these affordable makeup products from Beauty Glazed on Shopee Beauty for up to 69% off! 

BEAUTY GLAZED New 60 Color Eye Shadow Palette - PHP 569 

If you want to play around with more eye looks, here's the perfect palette to try out. It features 60 highly pigmented, wild, and bright colors in one compact packaging. Easy to store, and easy to lug around when you will need makeup for your future travels. Price is also very affordable for its quality. I love the different finishes included, and the product glides smoothly like gel and sets like powder.

BEAUTY GLAZED Matte Long Lasting Waterproof Liquid Foundation - PHP 89 

Very compact size, travel friendly, or when you just want to try it out first. The Beauty Glazed Matte Long Lasting Waterproof Liquid Foundation is hydrating and lightweight, blurs hyperpigmentation and dark spots, and provides medium coverage. Ideal for normal to oily skin.

From hair care to makeup, Shopee Beauty has all your makeup and skincare needs. Enjoy the most exclusive deals up to 90% off, new launches, and exciting offers fit from various brands for every makeup & skincare haul--only from Shopee Beauty.

5 Valentine Gifts Ideas You Can Get Online

Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Love month is nearing, have you thought of what to give your loved ones? Here's a list of some gifts you can buy online and delivered straight to your special someone, family, and friends to make them feel loved this Valentine's. 

"Ideal Addition" - a fun carnation bouquet with Ferrero Rocher chocolates from PhilFlora

1. Food bouquet 

In general, you can't go wrong with a simple bouquet. However, here is a fun twist. Flowers aren't the only thing you can give in a bouquet! Depending on the person you're sending the gift to, I've seen a wide range of creative bouquets nowadays like money, photo cards, stuffed toys, and even food! 

2. Custom minimalist cake 

One of the best things that happened the past years is the rise of cake options. There are a lot of brands, most especially small bake shops, that has sprouted around the Metro. And most do not have their own physical store yet, but transacts mostly through their online website or social media accounts. With Korean inspired minimalist cakes, you can write a fun message along with the tasty treat.

3. Photobook

With everything fast and digital, there's nothing like receiving hardcopy photos of your memories. Whether it be in photobook format, the usual 4R sized photos, or printed on canvass, having actual copies of some of your best pictures feel more special and nostalgic. Something you can display on your work desk to look at times you'll need inspiration. 

4. Food Delivery 

This is the easiest, and does not require pre-booking of sorts. Anyone will appreciate receiving unexpected feast on their doorsteps. 

5. Streaming Service Subscription 

Whether it be Netflix for the movie junkies, or Viu and Iqiyi for the Korean Drama fans, gifting streaming service subscription is highly appreciated now that most still prefer to stay at home. To make it even more special, send in a top ten list of "To Watch", or have popcorn, pizza, and drinks delivered too! Make it a whole entertainment-at-home experience for your loved ones.

As always, whatever you decide to give on Valentine's day doesn't really matter as long as it comes from the heart. Send across that love to people special to you this love month, we all need a little love at this time! :) 

Max’s Restaurant Offers New Exciting Deals and Treats this January

Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Max’s Restaurant, the iconic Filipino restaurant chain famous for its Sarap-to-the-Bones® Fried Chicken is welcoming 2022 with hard-to-resist deals and surprises. During the start of the year, many are looking for ways to save that’s why it’s slashing off prices of its select dishes. Customers shouldn’t miss this chance to get huge savings on their Max’s favorites. On top of that, it’s introducing new Pinoy all-time favorite breads from Max’s Corner Bakery. 


Sunday Special: P149 off on Whole Fried Chicken


This January, Max’s will be giving P149 discount on whole orders of Fried Chicken every Sunday. It’s a good way to treat the family after a long week. It’s also good to share with friends and loved ones for a satisfying chicken feast for the weekend. Discounted price of Regular Fried Chicken starts at P350 only for take-out. 


The offer is exclusively available through take-out or delivery via, 888-79000 Metro Manila hotline, and direct-to-store orders. Promo is valid on January 16, 23, and 30 only in all stores nationwide except Cebu, Antique, Pavia, and Bukidnon.


Bowls of Comfort: P149 off on Any Soup


A bowl of hot, delicious soup never fails to give people that comforting feeling. Because many are craving for one, especially with January’s chilly weather, Max’s is treating fans to P149 off on whole orders of any soup. May it be Sinigang na Hipon or Nilagang Baka, send one for the family or someone who needs a bowl of comfort at this time. Discounted price starts at P300 only for dine-in or take-out. 


Customers can avail the discount until January 30 only. Promo is available for dine-in, take-out, and delivery in all stores nationwide except Cebu, Antique, Pavia, and Bukidnon.


Let the Good Times Roll: Lumpiang Shanghai for only P199 


Lumpiang Shanghai may be synonymous to celebrations, but it doesn’t need a special occasion to get these golden, crunchy bites. From January 15-31, Max’s Lumpiang Shanghai will be priced at only P199 for dine-in, take-out, and delivery. Customers can save up to P70 when they order via delivery.


Promo is available for dine-in, take-out, and delivery in all stores nationwide. Head on to the nearest Max’s store or order via or 888-79000 (Metro Manila).



New Breads from Max’s Corner Bakery


Filipinos love to eat bread. While there may be a lot of different kinds around, there are those that are highly popular among Pinoys. Max’s Corner Bakery is delighted to offer these classic favorites for everyone to enjoy. These new, delicious, and filling breads are great to be consumed as snack or given as a gift or pasalubong.


Cheese Roll (P49 each):

Soft and sweet bread filled with cheese, smothered with buttercream on top and sprinkled with sugar. 


Spanish Bread (P109/pack of 6):

Soft bread rolls filled with a sweet, buttery filling, dusted with bread crumbs, and baked until golden brown.


 Mamon (P39 each):

Soft and fluffy bread made with eggs, sugar, flour, and milk.


All these well-loved baked goods are available for dine-in, take-out, and delivery in Luzon stores only except Naga and Palawan.


For more information, visit the official Facebook page at @MaxsRestaurant

On My Shopee Beauty Cart: Pinkflash Matte Lip Products

Monday, January 24, 2022

Looking for affordable matte lippies to try? Check out Pinkflash!

Score amazing deals when buy them via Shopee Beauty. From hair care to makeup, Shopee Beauty has all your makeup and skincare needs with exclusive deals from discounts to new releases. Pinkflash offers makeup products that are unbelievably high quality, with wide range of shades, at such low price tags! 

Here are some of my favorites:

Pinkflash Melting Matte Lip Cream - PHP 72

These are highly pigmented matte lip cream tubes! Color glides smoothly, and I had difficulty erasing the swatches which says a lot! 

The Pinkflash Melting Matte Lip Cream is water-proof and transfer-proof. It has Vitamin E which moisturizes the skin on the lips. Has a light and weightless feel, with 24 shades to choose from.

Pinkflash Kiss Air Matte Liquid Lipstick - PHP 59

The texture of these lippies is light like air! With its waterproof and transfer-proof formula, it can last up to 8 hours. Comes in 16 rich colors to choose from, which you can use alone or combine and layer.

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Check out these and more affordable makeup via Pinkflash official page on Shopee Beauty!

I buy almost everything online, including personal care products. Aside from it's safer and more convenient, delivery is pretty fast too! Unilever Beauty on Shopee is also offering up to 30% off on the best bundles from Pond's, Dove, Tresemme, and more at Shopee's NEW Brand Spotlight. I am always up when it comes to good deals! 

With this new Shopee Mall feature, we can have access to exclusive daily deals from our favorite brands. These offers include new product launches, exclusive bundles, and other promos that are only available in Shopee. 

POND'S Antibacterial Facial Foam with Protect Technology, BHA and Glycerin for Acne Free Skin - PHP 156

I've been struggling with maskne, and curious to try the Pond’s Anti- Bacterial Facial Foam. This product is formulated with an anti-bacterial ingredient tested by dermatologists, Advance Protect Technology that kills 99% of maskne-causing bacteria, as per lab test. 

It is also formulated with BHA that removes dead skin cells and excess sebum deep within your pores and Glycerin that allows skin to retain moisture. Best to use before and after wearing your mask the whole day.

SHOPEE EXCLUSIVE ALERT: The POND'S Antibacterial Facial Foam is on an exclusive bundle with the POND'S Antibacterial Cleansing Wipes for only PHP 165... only at Unilever Beauty Official Store on Shopee today Jan 24! Click HERE to avail now!

Smart, Viu bring Cha Eun Woo to Filipino fans in exclusive Hallyu Hangouts session

Friday, January 21, 2022

Watch out Hallyu fans! The anticipation is ripe for the next K-Drama star who will be joining the next edition of Smart’s Hallyu Hangouts series, which allows fans to get to know their idols easily with their favorite Korean idols online.

Smart Hallyu Hangouts in partnership with Viu, will allow Smart customers to spend virtual primetime with CHA EUN-WOO so they can get to know the charming and popular South Korean star even more in an intimate and fun session that will be streaming live on Jan. 29, Saturday at 4 p.m., with a replay at 8 p.m. on the same day.

CHA EUN-WOO himself is excited to spend time with his Filipino supporters: “Mabuhay, Philippines! I’m inviting all my Filipino fans to come and spend a day with me on Smart Hallyu Hangouts for a special day that will be streamed live on the Smart GigaPlay App, he said in a video message posted on Smart's social media accounts.

"Let’s deepen our connection with each other and create special memories together this 2022. Please look forward to it,” added the 24-year-old Astro boyband member and True Beauty lead actor.

CHA EUN-WOO is known for his roles in the K-Dramas like “My ID is Gangnam Beauty” & “True Beauty”, variety shows showing his charms as CHA EUN-WOO on “All The Butlers” & “Handsome Tigers”, which are all available for his fans to enjoy streaming on Viu.

"Korean content continues to be a major passion among many Filipinos, and in our commitment to bring our subscribers closer to what they love, we have turned Smart into the ultimate K-content destination of Pinoys. Aside from making it simpler for fans to enjoy the best Korean entertainment at their fingertips through the GigaPlay App, we also go beyond by providing exclusive Hallyu Hangout experiences that bring them closer to their Korean idols," says Jane. J. Basas, SVP and Head of Consumer Wireless Business at Smart.

“True Beauty, which was launched exclusively on Viu, continues to be popular and was received very positively by Smart subscribers–in both the original audio with English subtitles, and dubbed in Tagalog. We’re happy to work with Smart to bring CHA EUN-WOO closer to his fans who love to watch his shows on Viu.”, says Vinchi Sy-Quia, Head of Growth Marketing at Viu Philippines.

K-Entertainment at your fingertips via GigaPlay

Smart launched the Hallyu Hangouts series last year to bring top South Korean stars like Hyun Bin, Son Ye-Jin, and Park Seo Jun closer to Filipino K-drama fans and Smart subscribers.

Smart Prepaid and TNT users need only to subscribe to Giga K-Video 99 and up to watch the event. The promo must be active on the day of the event to access the GigaPlay App.

Meanwhile, Smart Postpaid subscribers with Signature plans, can directly access the event in the GigaPlay App to be able to watch CHA EUN-WOO.

For more information on how to watch Smart Hallyu Hangouts with CHA EUN-WOO, visit and follow to follow Smart’s official accounts on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for updates. To access Smart Hallyu Hangouts content, download the GigaPlay App via, available on Google Play Store and Apple App Store.  

On My Shopee Beauty Cart: Maybelline

Thursday, January 20, 2022

I miss putting on makeup! Right now, I am trying to revive my passion for it by updating my stash from Maybelline--my go-to brand for makeup basics. Excited to experiment with new shades whenever I put on make up for my home shoots or Zoom events. Here are the Maybelline products on my Shopee Beauty cart:

1) Maybelline SuperStay Matte Ink Liquid Lipstick - PHP 399

Superstay Matte Ink™ City Edition Liquid Lipstick by Maybelline gives you a flawless matte finish in a range of rich tones with up to 16-hour wear. It's ink with NYC attitude!

Get ink on your lips up to 16 hours! Food-proof, fade-proof, transfer-proof! Highly pigmented, matte lipstick finish, with NYC-inspired shades - from saturated reds, burnt siennas, and terracotta hues. 

2) Maybelline Fit Me Matte + Poreless Liquid Foundation with SPF - PHP 299 - 499

Maybelline's #1 foundation perfect for oily skin, the Maybelline Fit Me! Matte + Poreless Liquid Foundation is a super blendable foundation that mattifies and refines pores and leaves a natural, seamless finish. Definitely a makeup kit must have! 

3) Maybelline Bestselling Hypercurl Waterproof Mascara - PHP 249 

Get that fresh, natural look everyday! Hypercurl mascara makes your eyes come alive. Plus, it's non-irritating and smudgeproof. It's our best selling mascara straight from New York! This is a makeup kit must have and an ultimate makeup staple. Smudgeproof, waterproof, contact lens safe, no wonder this product gained cult following!

4) Maybelline Sensational CUSHION MATTE Lip Tint - PHP 299

Sensational Cushion Matte is the softest matte and moisturizing lip tint enriched with Vitamin E. Sensational Cushion Matte brings high impact pigment in a cushiony soft texture. With a soft focus gel and a smooth butter glide technology, it leaves your lips looking plump. It's a multi-use formula that can also be used for cheeks and eyes.

Add to cart now via Maybelline's official Shopee page to avail exclusive discounts! 

Harry Potter-Themed Airbnb Near Tagaytay

Friday, January 14, 2022

Rejoicing fans everywhere recently celebrated the magic of The Boy Who Lived, when the famous book and film series celebrated its twentieth anniversary. Let’s face it: a part of us will always wish we too had received an acceptance letter to attend the world’s most famous school of wizardry. 

So while we can’t go secretly dashing into a hidden platform at London’s King Cross, check out this Airbnb stay just a stone's throw away in Tagaytay that will transform your fantasies to life!

A Magical World of Wizards & Witches in Tagaytay is a 55-sqm property that features a living room and two custom-made four-poster beds, made to look like the wizarding common room and dormitories. 

Explore the house and discover your very own magical steam locomotive and local village pub!

Hope I get to stay here soon! Book this Airbnb HERE.