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How to Be You, Po? Finding Your True Self in The Age of Social Media
Sep17

How to Be You, Po? Finding Your True Self in The Age of Social Media

Finding Your True Self in The Age of Social Media By Alwee Villarosa     In this age of social media, “influencers”, and trends, what does it take to be unique? Do your social media page and your aesthetic really represent who you are? Are we really what we believe we are? Or do we just take on a persona, because the internet says is cool? Maybe. Maybe not.   Filipinos spend 53 hours online every week. That’s higher...

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Too cool for school?
Aug27

Too cool for school?

Teaching Kids How To Be Whomever They Want To Be Through Homeschooling By Alwee Villarosa   “Homeschooling? Isn’t that for a special child?” There are a lot more versions of the same incredulous reaction when you say the word “homeschool” to parents. Most of them are afraid that their child will be anti-social or may have a limited learning experience. But apparently, that’s not a case.     Meet Kayo and Nica Cosio. ...

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PINOY BIYAHE GUIDE: Bangkok
Jan29

PINOY BIYAHE GUIDE: Bangkok

  GUIDE TO BANGKOK By Alwee Villarosa DESTINATION: Thailand TRAVEL DATES: January 4-12 AIRFARE COST: 2,500 TRAVEL BUDGET: 2,000   WHY I WANTED TO VISIT THIS PLACE Thailand is such a rich place in terms of locations to visit and things to do. If you want see temples, eat amazing food, meet one of the nicest people in the world and shop, Thailand is the place to go. Some people say that Thailand is such an overrated...

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ILLUSTRADO STUFF: Christmas Wishlist
Dec22

ILLUSTRADO STUFF: Christmas Wishlist

  ILLUSTRADO STUFF: Christmas Wishlist Of course we at Team Illustrado desire world peace – that is, in addition to THESE!   LALAINE CHU-BENITEZ, Editor-In-Chief Advanced concert tickets and a Paris trip in June 2017 to watch the international premiere of Joe Hisaishi Symphonic Concert: Music from the Studio Ghibli Films of Hayao Miyazaki.  An extravagant gift fit for a music/Studio Ghibli nerd! The music of iconic Studio...

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