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Random and offbeat online finds that he'll either laugh at or scratch his head at.
Christmas is right around the corner and if instead of the generic monogrammed gifts you were thinking of giving your officemates this year, why not get them something silly or maybe even random? We've rounded up some offbeat finds that you could present ...
 
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They could be twins.
It was a normal flight for the Philippine Airlines cabin crew, until Jose Mari Chan stepped on board the PAL flight bound from Manila to Japan. There are high profile personalities, then there’s Jose Mari Chan—the Filipino father of Christmas, a title ...
 
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From 'Gremlins' to 'The Nightmare Before Christmas,' here are films for those who aren't so into silent nights.
The holidays can be a lot to take. They're fantastic if you're feeling the spirit, but on more Scrooge-like days the constantly jingling bells and unsolicited, unending stream of season's greetings can start to grate. Sometimes, you just need to head home ...
 
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A local store is already selling Christmas decor.
Just when we think that we’re the country craziest about Christmas for celebrating it as early as September, a nation from the other side of the world beats us to it. Brown Thomas—a chain of upscale lifestyle stores located in Dublin, Cork, and Limerick ...
 
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We’ve got you covered from a breakfast buffet to a bar
No matter how long one has been away from the homeland, Filipinos will always crave for a taste of good old Pinoy cooking, with its simple yet sublime sweet-savory mix of flavors, and the happy memories of enjoying it at the family hapagkainan. ...
 
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You shouldn’t feel pressured to give gifts to people if you don’t feel like it or you can’t afford to.
I used to get together with a group of friends every holiday season. We’d plan the whole thing via our Yahoogroups (remember that?) and talk about the gifts we wanted to receive. We even started drawing up a “wish list” for ourselves ...
 
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So you can give gifts that aren't just material objects.
Every year, like clockwork, crowds of last minute Christmas shoppers descend upon the aisles lining up the department store, emerging with socks, bath towels, and gift cards in hand—just like they did last year and the year before that. Suddenly, we forget ...
 
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Trim the tree, stuff the stockings, and watch one of these classics movies filled with holiday cheer.
There's no more festive time of year than Christmas, which over the years has been the backdrop for plenty of old-school classics and modern favorites that have gifted moviegoers with an abundance of warm-and-fuzzy cheer. When the trees go up, the lights ...
 
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You’ll be walking in a winter wonderland.
We all know that the Philippines is one of the most festive places to be at Christmas. After all, where else does the holiday season begin in September? But sometimes, it’s nice to have a change of scene—to visit a place where ...
 
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A pooping figurine in the Nativity scene? Totally normal in Spain.
Every predominantly Christian country has Christmas traditions they look forward to—we have our parol, simbang gabi, and noche buena, while Americans have their mistletoe and advent calendars. Some nations, however, have practices that are pretty...unconventional. Here are some of the most baffling ...
 
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Your Christmas feast, solved.
The holiday turkey is one foreign tradition that deserves adoption in local Christmas tables. This massive bird makes a beautiful centerpiece for many a holiday feast, often accompanied by gravy, stuffing and plum pudding. The tradition of having turkey for Christmas dates ...
 
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This store is a gift that keeps giving.
Christmas: The time of the year for Kris Kringle, monito-monita, Secret Santa, and strategic office gift-giving (you'll definitely want to give your boss more than a mug). What do you give away? Nothing too expensive because your bonus can only go so ...
 
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Only four copies were made: one for each member of The Beatles.
Paul McCartney's long-lost Christmas album Unforgettable has been posted on YouTube more than 50 years after it was created.Simon Wells, a Beatles fan who shared the video online, said McCartney made the album as a Christmas gift in 1965 for his bandmates John Lennon, ...
 
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Which one was your favorite?
There are ways to tell when Christmas has arrived in the Philippines. Come August or September, Christmas decorations will be mingling with skulls and Jack O' Lanterns in the malls. Then, Jose Mari Chan will blaring through loud speakers. Come November, everyone will ...
 
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Trim the tree, stuff the stockings, and watch one of these classics.
There's no more festive time of year than Christmas, which over the years has been the backdrop for plenty of old-school classics and modern favorites that have gifted moviegoers with an abundance of warm-and-fuzzy cheer. When the trees go up, the lights ...
 
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Well, excuse us for wanting to be festive...
It's getting to the time of year when you might be thinking about hanging some tasteful tinsel from the mantle, or draping the outside of your house in neon lights visible from space. We say go for it.But now, a Grinch-esque etiquette ...
 
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Travel back in time, shop for one-of-a-kind gifts, and take a piece of history home with you at the Istorya ng Pasko vintage bazaar.
Shopping at Istorya ng Pasko is a one-of-a-kind experience. More than just an ordinary Christmas bazaar, this event is a cozy gathering of antique collectors, photography enthusiasts, and calligraphy artists who are more than willing to share their love for all things ...
 
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Grazing platters and trays are the latest (and best) food trend for parties.
Grazing platters and trays are the latest (and best) food trend for celebrations, whether it's a simple party of two to a large family gathering. That messy smorgasbord of cured meats, cheeses, grapes, and crackers (don't forget the bottle of red) just puts ...
 
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There’s no better time to support Filipino brands.
There’s nothing better than finding someone the perfect present…except finding a gift that empowers people and helps save the environment too. Luckily for us, there’s been an influx of Filipino brands that give livelihoods to disadvantaged communities, produce eco-friendly products, and promote ...
 
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Fulfill your Christmas obligations without breaking the bank.
Everyone has them: those relatives and friends you’re not very close with but have to give presents to anyway. Finding affordable presents isn’t always easy, and that’s why we’ve compiled this list of gifts under P200 that say "I know we're not ...
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