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Halfway through 2017, and here are the books I’ve read

At the beginning of this year, I set my Goodreads Challenge to 35 books, and now that we’re halfway through the year, I’ve also read half the number of the books I needed to read. Yey!

So here are the list of books I’ve read this year, my ratings, and comments for each. (Note: Synopsis are from Goodreads, and there might be some spoilers here and there.)

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Personal, Travel

My first travel vlog! #WhenInBatanes

Watch here my first ever travel vlog! ☺️ I do hope this won’t be the last time. And please support me by subscribing to my Youtube channel for future posts! 😁 Hahaha though, honestly, I’m still not sure what to regularly post there but if you have request or suggestions, let me know. 😊

 

Books, Personal

Love, Lies, and Spies by Cindy Anstey: A Book Review

Love, Lies, and Spies by Cindy Anstey


Love, Lies, and Spies
is a debut novel of Cindy Anstey, a love story set on the nineteenth century London.

Back book cover plot:

Juliana Telford isn’t your ordinary nineteenth-century lady. She’s more interested in publishing her research on ladybugs than in marriage or fashionable dresses.

Spencer Northam isn’t your ordinary nineteenth-century gentleman. He’s a spy for the War Office on his first mission. But when Spencer’s assignment involves keeping an eye on the lovely Juliana and her friends, their plans for a season without romance are unapologetically foiled.

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Personal, Travel

The time we went to Sky Ranch and became kids again

My friend Aiko and I are fond of trying Metro Deal vouchers (who doesn’t?). So one fine day, we decided to try the Ride-all-you-can day pass at Sky Ranch Tagaytay priced at P350. Continue Reading

Personal, Travel

My first take on Solo Traveling: Puerto Galera (Part 2)

Cynthia Goes Online | cynthiatingo.com

You could check the first part of my journey here, if you haven’t read it yet.

Upon arrival on White Beach, the same local who accompanied me to Natividad suggested some activities I could do and places I could visit. Since the beach won’t go anywhere, I decided to try her suggested activities. Continue Reading

Personal, Travel

My first take on Solo Traveling: Puerto Galera (Part 1)

Cynthia Goes Online | cynthiatingo.com
White Beach, Puerto Galera

I love solitude, but I was never the type of person to travel alone.

Solo traveling seems daunting at first. You have to plan it all by yourself: where to go, how to get there, where to stay, where and what to eat, the itinerary and activities you have to do, and how you can go back again safely at the comforts of your home. Continue Reading