Travel Diary: Nijo Castle

The Nijo-jo or Nijo Castle is one of the few remaining castles in Japan that showcases traditional palace architecture of Japan’s feudal era. It’s definitely not as in-your-face flamboyant as European castles and possesses a more subtle kind of grandeur, but nevertheless, still worth a visit. The biggest difference I noticed between the two is […]

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Travel Diary: Kasuga Taisha

A short walk around Nara park from Todaiji will lead you to Nara’s most celebrated shrine and another UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Kasuga Taisha or Kasuga Shrine. It’s the royal shrine of Japan’s most powerful clan, Fujiwara. To reach the shrine, you’ll have to pass through a long pathway lined with stone lanterns. It […]

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Travel Diary: Nara’s Kofukuji and Todaiji

For those traveling around Japan’s Kyoto and Osaka, it’s worthwhile to make a short trip to nearby Nara which is located less than an hour away. It’s Japan’s first permanent capital so consequently, it takes pride in a bunch of historic treasures, including some of Japan’s greatest temples like Kofukuji and Todaiji. Both of which […]

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Irresistible

You know what’s irresistible? Sales. End of season sales of my favorite stores–Mango included. Just when I decided I’ll be taking a hiatus from shopping, sales just keep popping up left and right. Oh my poor wallet, I guess it’s going on a diet. (Hey, that rhymes!) But really, come to think of it, I’m actually saving a […]

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Wish I Was There

Oh how I wish I was with my friends last Closeup Forever Summer. Instead, I was miles away in Singapore for work as they danced to the beats of Angus and Julia Stone, Martin Garrix, Nix Damn P with Motherbass and more. I actually thought I’d be able to attend the festival. I even had […]

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On A Serious Note

It’s been a long time since I’ve worn a business casual outfit on my blog. So to make sure you corporate ladies don’t feel left out, here’s a black and white look you can rock at the office. It’s not quite power dressing but it’s serious enough without being too stiff. I actually wore this […]

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Bohol Bound

I remember during my elementary school days, we used to have this subject called social studies where we learned about Filipino culture, national symbols and tourist spots. Because of this subject, I’ve always associated certain cities with the things I learned in my textbooks. In Bohol’s case, two things come to mind–tarsiers and the Chocolate Hills. […]

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Deception

This top had me fooled. I thought it was a good idea to wear it out on a hot summer day even though it’s made of wool because there’s no fabric on both sides of the top. But boy did I underestimate the power of wool. I was sweating like crazy! No regrets though. It complements […]

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Sun Warrior

If my countless posts form the beach haven’t made it obvious yet, then let me tell you now–I, Camille Co, am a #SunWarrior. A #SunWarrior is someone who can boldly step out of the shadow and face the sun without any worry, even under the summer heat. Yup, that’s me! I’m not afraid of the […]

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What I’d Wear

Who’s excited for another round of Closeup Forever Summer? I know I am! Today’s style post was actually inspired by it. If you don’t know what I’m talking about then let me fill you in on some deets. Closeup Forever Summer is a music festival brought to you by one of the most-loved brands in […]

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