Philippines

Tricking a Scammer in OLX

OLX is a local buy & sell website, where you can post an ad that you’re selling, or if you’re a buyer you can search from the market and contact the seller of that item. I made a few successful transactions from that e-commerce site, but I also met unusual people, ranging from low ballers, those who repetitively ask the same questions without them noticing it, or those who ask for the impossible, and esp those who have fraudulent schemes.

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Travel Tips : Philippine NAIA, Immigration and First-timers

Preparation Leads to Success concept on a notice boardI still recall my first experience traveling outside the country. The preparation is tedious, mentally, more than the actual check in process. This post is created to help you combat all the conscious fears and hesitations when traveling abroad, and of course, to release the anxiety when you go to NAIA, because you should be enjoying that first-time moment right?

If you’re living in the Philippines, I’m pretty sure you heard about the horror “offload” stories in NAIA. I can’t blame you to be scared, even those with good documents have been offloaded and we’ll tackle that in a bit. Just to be clear, this is only about traveling as tourists, not for working abroad or OFWs. (I have zero knowledge on that) Now, let’s begin.

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Online shopping at Adidas Philippines

With my work schedule, I prefer online purchase when it comes to apparels and shoes, I dunno if that’s due to the fact that transactions can be done in a few clicks, or maybe an introvert like me is just too lazy to roam around and mingle at crowded shopping malls. To add, the terrifying traffic hours to spend going to the mall.

It’s nice that Adidas Philippines offers such online shopping (while Nike Philippines doesn’t have it, boo!) and so I decided to purchase a pair of sneakers thru their site. First glance, design is pretty sleek and straight to the point. The categories at the top are self-explanatory. You can do a search based on the model or available sizes, which is by the way set to the UK sizing. (make sure you know your size equivalent on that)

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Review on Galleon.ph: Legit or Not?

I’ve been buying and selling items online, but since September this year I’ve been trying to find this book by Daniel Chidiac, and I’m unable to find it locally. My persistence continued, and because I really like to get a copy of it, where price is no longer a factor, I searched the internet to find a website that would allow shipping this item to the Philippines. I ended up landing to Galleon.ph. Since I’m a tenderfoot from this site, I asked myself if it is worth the risk to spend more than a thousand bucks for a book, in case the site is a scheme. I’m glad I did gamble there a bit.

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Hindi Kita Papopormahin: Trillanes vs Cayetano

Philippines, this is the kind of Senator that you put on power to make the law. It is about time to restructure the government formation of this country. Too many traditional politicians, too many double face lawmakers where most of them mastered hypocrisy. Most importantly when a senator intimidates a co-senator, what would make you think he has high most respect to ordinary citizens? This is why you should know who you are voting for, hinde komo uso (Oakwood mutiny, 2003) powerful na, iupo na sa pwesto. Kung kaya nyang magpakasutil sa gobyerno that time with all the military antics, we shouldn’t be surprised how he can make a scene at the senate, may it be in the form of distraction or bullying.

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The PiliPinas debate 2016

It is a non-stop political talks and debacles as to who should take the highest post to run the country as we get closer to the national election. Everyone has their personal bet, but personally mine is still hanging and later on I will point out my reasons for that. So I am going to provide a review of the PiliPinas debate 2016 that took place yesterday at the Cagayan De Oro stadium, as impartial as possible.

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Terry’s Belly Lechon and Chevy Burger

I have been buried with a lot of things specifically at work, and today I decided to finally put an entry. It is a must I put this late food porn post, as this will save lives…or not really. To the vegetarians out there, please excuse this post.

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Zero Expectations

These past few weeks of self assessment and considerations, I keep on convincing myself that life would be so much better when I have less or zero expectations. Today is the avowal of that venture.

We had our soft launch at work last month and it has been ridiculously crazy with our work hours. It requires a lot of overtime and almost forgot we have our off days. Actually, I got converted to a typing cyborg. (more…)

Frankie’s New York Buffalo Wings

This won’t be our typical restaurant review, we simply requested a take out on this one. It is just that the food is too good to skip posting. Frankie’s New York Buffalo Wings top my list when it comes to buffalo wings sold in the country. They offer different flavors and dips that goes well with the chicken. You can order for half a dozen at P188 or a full dozen at P348. What I really like is the taste even at the white portion of the chicken, as if it was marinade for a very long time. There are some buffalo wings that you only like the outside part of it, but the inside is too bland. That was never the case for Frankie’s buffalo wings. I haven’t tried all of their flavors, but will do soon. Blue Cheese dip + Honey Garlic wings is heaven.

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Lugang Cafe: A palate afterthought

I get the chance to go out last weekend and it gives me an opportunity to visit a restaurant I’ve been wanting to go to for a food review. Lugang Cafe, is a fusion of Chinese & Taiwanese cuisine, and they are popularly known for their Xiao Long Baos.

AMBIANCE

I certainly believe in first impressions last and with the definitive feel and look that Lugang Cafe has, I feel I am an important customer when I enter their premises. Good lighting, eye catchy round tables, nice window side views, and as you walk (SM Megamall branch), they have this interesting mirror wall. Servers are in proper coordination, it is as if they are doing non stop roaming on all tables just to make sure you do not have to follow up your orders. That’s a plus for me. Their black tables and white chairs give that Yin-Yang vibe to the overall restaurant aesthetic. 🙂

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Get protected from Sim Swap scam

As part of the generation Y, going mobile is becoming a way of life. We use phones and gadget for almost everything now, like entertainment, communication (networking sites), music, and even bank transactions. As a lot of people are getting dependent on this digital genesis, there will be an emerging number of scammers who are just out there to loot your hard earned resources.

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