Surfing in Siargao

I’ve watched several surfing films and I was fascinated at how surfers were able to balance on their surfboards despite the horrifying waves.  I would often imagine myself surfing but I never thought it would become real. Ritha was planning to go Siargao with Joan and Cindy.  She invited me and Rose to join them. …

Scuba Diving in Pescador Island

Scuba diving was in my bucket list for years until I was finally able to cross it out (yey!). I was searching for blogs about scuba diving here in Cebu and I came across several bloggers who blogged about their scuba diving experience in Moalboal, one of the best diving sites in the country. I…

Mishol & Mon

Prenup Shoot for Michelle Alferez & Andamon Abilar MUA & Stylist:  Christine Sim Location:  Montebello Villa Hotel Photos by Julianne Villaflor All Rights Reserved © 2014 Julianne Villaflor

Autumn in South Korea – Last Day

On our last day, we went out on separate ways hours before our flight back to Cebu.  Lhynx and I decided to walk around and explore the streets near the Hyehwa subway station. Pepero Day is an observance in South Korea similar to Valentine’s Day. It is named after the Korean snack Pepero and held…

Autumn in South Korea – Hanbok

To complete our South Korean experience, we went to the Seoul Global and Tourism Center to try the Hanbok.  It is located at 27, Myeongdong 8-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul. The Hanbok is the traditional outfit of the Korean people. Koreans nowadays wear this outfit only on festive days or special anniversaries, however it was worn daily up…

Autumn in South Korea – Seoul City Tour (Day 5 & 6)

We had Samgyeopsal  for brunch at a Korean restaurant near Hyehwa subway station.  I wasn’t able to take note of the name because it was in Korean characters.  Of all the meals we had during our trip, I’d have to say this was my favorite. Samgyeopsal (삼겹살; Korean pronunciation: [samɡjʌp̚sal]) is a popular Korean dish. Commonly served as an…

Autumn in South Korea – Gangnam

I often hear the word “Gangnam” from Psy’s “Gangnam Style”.  It was merely a song for me and I didn’t bother to check what it was or what it meant.  When we were in Seoul, I found out that it was actually a district which was known for the high standard of living, expensive real…