It was one of those weekends when we weren’t able to visit our Bacoor home and instead, got stuck in Manila to do stuff. Our Saturday was spent with friends while our Sunday was filled with household chores. Haha.
I learned about PhilCare through one of the blogs I read regularly. They offer a list of health services and have several clinics in Metro Manila. My Superf Nice, my good friend Carmela and I availed of their Women’s Health card at P670. (Even if we have our respective Ob-Gyne’s, we thought of trying out PhilCare for experience and to save money.) You see, the card covers three services (one-time use only): Ob-Gyne consultation, pap smear and breast or transvaginal ultrasound. If we were to pay for these services individually, it would set us back at least P2,000. Laking tipid, diba?
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Last weekend was a blast. It started a wee bit early for me, too. I spent Friday night until Saturday morning at Grand Prix Hotel & Suites Manila for a bloggers event. The hotel was kind enough to accommodate us 12 bloggers for a night of familiarization (of the hotel), chow, booze and videoke. The place was cozy and the rates were affordable, I suggest you check it out one time. I loved it there.
When lunch time of Saturday arrived, I went with my fellow bloggers to Alabang Town Center in Alabang, Muntinlupa City to partake of the delightful seafood feast at Blackbeard’s Seafood Island. I was so stuffed with the huge amount of food I ate that I intentionally skipped dinner when I got home. Or did I? Whatever, all I can remember is that I had fun and still had energy for the next day which was a Sunday.
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After a busy work week, I finally had the chance to spend Saturday pampering myself. Thanks to a blogger friend, I was able to go on a road trip and enjoy a feast of Indonesian food at John Bamboo Sate House. Its first and only branch (at present) was located at Nuvali, a bustling, self-sustaining community in Sta. Rosa City, Laguna. Not only that, he even got us (me and our other blogger friends) a full body massage at Ritz Spa in Malate. It was oh-so relaxing and rejuvenating, I tell you. How I wish all Saturdays of my life could be like that.
by the lovely koi pond of Nuvali
It was my first time to set foot at Nuvali and I so liked it there. There were restaurants, banks, convenience stores and specialty shops and boutiques. The facilities were clean and green. It also had a man-made lake where koi (a kind of ornamental carp) abound. One could feed the cute koi after paying a small fee. There were also boat rides and bicycles for rent. All this and more make it a great place for families (and lovers, too) to spend the day together.
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