Enjoying the Beach

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For those folks who haven’t know it yet, that I am a Filipino and I grown up in the white sand in the bunch of islands of the country that surrounds with beautiful beaches hence I truly find at ease as I am in the beach. That’s why when Ive heard that family is planning to go on beach for our summer family outing my excites cannot me pay off as I misses much to have swim at the beach, so what I did when I learned this little excursion will happened in the weekend, I immediately went out for a shopping which got me a rash guard for top and a nicely mini shorts to complete my summery outfit. Of course hat wont me abolish on my summer outfit list.

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We all drove in San Diego just to have our does of vita-sea and I must say, this beach is quite okay but yet I must say our beaches in the Philippines is indeed incomparable among all the beaches around the world, you can see some of the beaches we went on my travel category for you to see yourself on how lovely the Philippines was.

Missed Philippines that much

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While I was browsing my phone’s library photo album, I just got bumped to this photo were taken last year in the Philippines, when the time me and my husband got a 3 weeks vacation leaves from work. I was so thrilled and excited that moment as I got to see my family members up close, hug them much and show off on how much I truly loves them and misses them, too bad 3 weeks vacation was really that short for us but I hope we got an off again these coming months ahead hence we can consider visiting out homeland again.

Last year, I lose wights drastically as I am quite stressed at wok but right now as I used myself to the environment and I got some peers to talk to my working experiences are makes me excites each day and I appreciate it now working at the casino. To tell you honestly, I runs out of words to tell now as I dont know what to say already but I think I should post up some of my work’s peers photos here for you to see on how fun they’re and on how care there was to me, as for now am conceiving my lil princess.

adidas Originals Gazelle Receives a “Sliced Snake” Makeover

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Its time for me to update you all about fashion as I have been talking and publishing some sorts of travel posts and ideas  here that I know your truly appreciated. But today, let me introduce to you the new Adidas kicks that really got my attention, which actually I havent in favor at all before not now as my fashion taste is changing, I supposed, I think I can even pull this off, s you know I am into girly kind of fashion right? like am more than happy seeing myself wearing heels and wedges instead of kicks but I think I should try other things that are out of my comfort zone hence I am trying to wear this off for my next outfit post so you have to tune in here more for updates.

Anyway, as I says Adidas originals had releases new kicks which they’ve called adidas Originals Gazelle Receives a “Sliced Snake” Makeover with the helped of the other brand called Gazelle, known for football kicks, and I must say this new look kicks of Adidas with a touched of Gazelle is truly amazed me because I haven’t seen any yet that uses snake skins for kicks because the usual is, shoes from high-end brands and those shoes for formal wear are ones keen using this material than to the kicks hence I was quite thrilled to wear this kind of kicks here.

As I’ve heard, Adidas will release this shoes later today over their online shop so if you wanted to check it out for yourself for further details, I’ll then encourage you to wait up until later as they’re excited to show us up this newely remake shoes that have cooked up for us all.

Ways To Save Money In The Month Before A Big Vacation

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If you have a big vacation or holiday coming up in a few weeks time, you might want to tighten your belt. It could be that the trip has taken away a chunk of your savings, or that you want to save the majority of your money for when you’re there! Whatever the reason, this isn’t uncommon. However, the weeks leading up a vacation can actually throw up some big expenses. You’ll need to source the correct clothing, and find the correct sun protection. You also don’t want to have a totally miserable time before you go, without any treats at all.

So with this in mind, let’s look at a few ways you can save money in the month before a big vacation!

Base your treats around the holiday

Instead of spending money on meals out or cinema tickets in the lead up to your big vacation, stay at home. There, do activities based around your vacation. If you’re headed to Japan, stay at home and try making Sushi! If you’re going to New Zealand, watch a Lord of The Rings film and marvel at the scenery. All three movies were shot entirely in the country! Marvel at the mountains, we mean… not to Orks! Or just snuggle up on the sofa and read a local guide book. These things will get you even more excited for your vacation, and you’re not spending money on expensive activities either.

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Buy clothing carefully

If you’d have had many months before your vacation, it would be wise to start picking up bits you need well in advance. Buying summer ideas in the winter are much cheaper, for example. However, if you only have a month to go, you’ll have to be even savvier. Search the internet for coupons and vouchers, like Pacsun coupons. This allows you to save money on things you actually want!

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Buy multipack sun lotion

If you are going to a hot or warm country, you will need to protect your skin. It is often the case that multi-packs of sun lotion are cheaper that buying the same amount individual. Also, don’t think that price means quality. As long as it has a high enough factor and both UVA and UVB protection properties, it will do the same job. Don’t be tricked by clever branding or shiny packaging! It may be the same product inside the bottle!

Wait to book your excursion

In some cases, booking excursions and activities for your holiday can be more expensive if done from home. The agency or company may be acting as middlemen between you and the actual people who run the activity. This means that price will be higher, as the middle men have to take a cut for themselves. Instead, it could be really wise to wait until you arrive at your destination to book. Of course, you run the risk of the prices being the same, or what you want to do being fully-booked. But if you’re feeling brave, it could really pay off financially.

What Kind of Holiday Can Your Car Help You to Have?

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Choosing what kind of holiday to take should be great fun, but often it turns out to be far more stressful then it need be.

The good news is that by getting away in your car you can vastly increase your possibilities of having an unforgettable trip. What type of holiday will you take in your vehicle?

A Driving Holiday

You might think that any type of holiday you take in your car is a driving holiday. However, in this context we are looking at those trips where driving takes up a lot of the time.

This could mean driving to a faraway destination with a few brief stops along the way or it could mean the sort of adventure on the open road where you split the time between a few different places before heading home.

There are also a couple of different ways of arranging this sort of driving holiday. One approach is to plan it all very tightly, in order to make sure that you go to all of the places you want go to.

Alternatively, you could sort of go with the flow and just make up your plan as you go. This is a more exhilarating prospect for a lot of drivers but might not be right for everyone, especially those who are on a short break from work and need to get back on time.

A Family Holiday

Arranging family holidays can be extremely stressful. If you are thinking of flying away then concerns about taking away enough luggage and keeping the kids entertained on the flight can really start to prey on your mind.

The great thing about getting away in your car is that you can put down something like a Hatchbag car boot protector and then pile in a lot of luggage. This means that you can forget all about airline luggage allowances and having to carry all the stuff to the bus or train.

It is likely that the younger members of the family will also love getting away like this. A car trip is far more exciting to most kids than any other sort of transport.

You can play games together, they can sleep in the back and you can basically relax and treat it all like a big adventure. If your children aren’t used to spending a lot of time in the car then you might want to take them out for a spin a few times beforehand, to make feel comfortable.

In this way, you could even take away the family dog on holiday. With the help of a BMW boot liner you can make the boot a place where they can sit comfortably without making a mess.

You can also stop to eat, to go to the bathroom or just for the kids to stretch their legs if they are getting bored.

A Romantic Break

Is there anything more romantic than heading off into the sunset together on a road trip? This way of getting away lets you spend a lot of quality time together right from the word go.

Rather than getting stressed out in airports or on buses, you can relax together for the whole trip. Just stick on some great music, settle back and enjoy the feeling of being together without any cares in the world.

This is a fine way of getting away to quiet, secluded spots that might be far away from airports and bus routes. There is no need to go where everyone else goes if all you want to do is spend some time together.

Driving away for your romantic break also gives you the enticing possibility of stopping along the way if you spot somewhere interesting you both want to explore.

A Stress-Free Trip

Finally, the most important thing for any sort of holiday is to avoid stress as much as you can. We get away on a break in order to unwind and recharge our batteries but how often do you find that you arrive to your destination more stressed than before?

Airports and big train stations are very stressful places. Part of the problem is that you are reliant upon other people’s schedules rather than your own.

Instead of standing there nervously watching the departures board and counting down the minutes you can take it easy in your car all the way. This is the best way of taking advantage of every single minute of the holiday.

If you want to choose the kind of holiday that you love from start to finish then get behind the wheel and hit the open road next time.

How to Take Care of Your Knees on a Long Distance Charity Hike

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A long distance charity hike is an exciting thing to do and a great way to raise money for charity. However, it can be a very challenging feat that can really take a toll on your body – especially your knees.

The constant pounding of hiking for many hours and days can really cause wear and tear on your knees joints and can potentially cause serious injury. At the end of the day your knees will be tired and inflamed from too much more. Your knees are a sophisticated mechanical device and they can wear out if they are overworked without proper care.

It is very important to take good care of your knees so that you can complete a long distance charity fundraising hike challenge event without causing them serious damage. Here are some tips that you should keep in mind for caring for your knees while on a long distance charity hike:

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Knee Care Tips

  • Build up to the long distance hike gradually by hiking increasingly longer distances, so that your body and your knee joints can get used to the activity. Don’t try to attempt the hike without any training.
  • Before you start your walk at the beginning of the day, do some leg stretches so that your muscles will be limber and ready. This will improve your gait and reduce your risk of knee injury.
  • Do exercises to build muscle and strengthen your legs. When you have strong leg muscles they will be able to take the pressure off your joints and handle more of your body weight by themselves, which means less strain on your knees.
  • There are a lot of exercises that you can do to improve your leg muscles, including riding a stationary bike, lunges and step-ups.
  • If you are overweight, try to lose weight and reach a healthy body weight for your height. Did you know that for every pound of weight you lose, there is four times less stress and pressure on your knees?
  • As well as reducing your body weight, make sure that you reduce the weight that you are carrying on the hike. Take a look at everything that you have packed in your bag and ask yourself if you really do need to bring it with you.
  • Try to plan hikes on soft soil or dirt rather than concrete or hard surfaces, which will be easier on your knees.
  • Rather than doing several hours of exercise on Saturday and remaining sedentary for the rest of the week, it’s much better to get regular exercise throughout the week so that your knees can stay supple.
  • Make sure that you are wearing high quality hiking boots and that they do not cause your legs to tilt inward when you are stepping, as this can cause a lot of strain on your knees.
  • When you stop hiking at the end of the day, elevate your legs and rest for a while. This will allow blood to flow away from the legs and prevent inflammation and swelling.
  • Bring along some ibuprofen with you so that you can reduce any inflammation while you are on the hike.
  • An ice pack can also be very helpful to alleviate pain and bring down the swelling in your knees. Apply an ice back for 15-20 minutes at the end of the day while you are resting.
  • You also might find that wearing a knee brace is helpful, as well as using hiking poles.
  • Hiking downhill is when you will do the most damage on your knees. Make sure that you never lock your knees when you are heading down a steep hill. Keep your knees flexed and walk down at a steady and slow pace. Make sure that your feet are planted securely before putting your weight on them and really take your time.
  • It is also helpful to zig zag down a steep hill rather than going straight down, as this will ease the strain on your knees.
  • If you can, try to plan hikes that do not include a very steep downhill section. Or, make sure that it is at the end of the journey so your pack will be lighter because all of your food will have been consumed.

Keep these tips in mind so that you can take good care of your knees on a charity trek!