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Blue Experience at Blue Elements Spa

I have been waiting for this moment...and that is to get some pampering. I bought a voucher at cashcashpinoy months ago for Blue Elements Spa & Wellness Center worth P260 and that includes 1 hour massage (swedish, thai or shiatsu) + foot spa + manicure or pedicure. I think it is a pretty good deal and the location along congressional avenue is very convenient for me. 
It was my birthday so that is the perfect time to use that! I texted the two numbers on the ad to set a schedule for that day but got no reply so I just decided to go there. When I got there, no one was at the reception so I waited til someone came out and she told me that the reception did not go to work that day, but still she should reply to customers. 


They asked me to come in and I think they were more surprised than me because I saw around 3 masseuse chilling on the couch of the foot spa area but they hurriedly left the room to accommodate me. 
The foot spa was relaxing but the place was kinda hot maybe because th…

Pinoy Habits

Curiosity killed the cat but HEY! I am still alive. I enjoy observing people and checking out how they act... I got lots of comments and questions that I just keep to myself because that person beside me might think I am crazy if I start talking to myself... although there at times I just can't stop myself from airing out my opinion and talk to the person beside me. 


I have noticed a lot of PINOY HABITS and find them very amusing because it was never taught to every filipino...it just comes out naturally. Here are some of the things I noticed:


1. Pagpaging the upuan - each time a person goes down of the jeep, the person hits the chair hard two or three times (maybe to take away the dirt) before sliding to that sitting area. 


2. Katokin the bubong - instead of saying "Para", the person knocks on the hood of the jeep and some even do it at the same time (para - katok combi)


3. Slowmo tawid - people here cross the street pretending that they are crossing fast but when you see t…