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Carla De Guzman
Carla de Guzman is the author of self-published books Cities, Marry Me Charlotte B! and We Go Together. She loves to travel, coming home to her dog Kimchi and spending her weekends having dinner with her crazy family by day. By night, she’s writer and an artist, spending her midnights at her desk. Follow her on Instagram (@somemidnights) for more!

Article/s Written By Carla De Guzman

Euro Trip: 5 Things to Save/Splurge On
To help you out on your travels, here are our ten tips on what to save and what to splurge on while you're exploring.
6 Steps to Throw an Unforgettable Christmas Party
Stumped on planning the family Christmas reunion? Check out our five steps to planning the perfect feast!
Road Trip: A Quick Guide to Washington and New York
Explore some of the best of the West Coast on our road trip!
The Black Friday Survival Guide
Heading out to the biggest sale of the year? Make sure you read these survival tips first.
6 Cozy Reunion Spots in Los Angeles
Looking for reunion spots? We've got you covered!
Local Christmas Gifts Everyone Will Love
Support local Filipino businesses and grab these gifts before they're all gone.
Winter 101: The First-timers Guide to Braving the Cold
New to winter? We’ve got a few tips for you to be able to stand the cold, and to make sure your winter stays cool.
Five Free Apps You Need While Traveling
Make sure you’ve got these free apps all ready to go on your phone before you hit the airport!
Travel Diaries: California Misadventures with the Family
"There is only one time in the year when all thirteen members of my family are free and clear to travel." Read on to find out more about Carla's California misadventures with her family.
The Single Girl’s Guide to San Francisco
Our list of things that every single girl must do in San Francisco on V-day.
Flying Solo: Five Destinations for the Solo Traveler
We pick five fun and safe destinations you can explore on your own.
Filipina Fashion Designer Happy Andrada Takes on the World
We caught up with her fresh off of her triumph at Amsterdam Fashion Week, where she showcased her Autumn/Winter 2016 Collection, and sat down for an afternoon chat to discuss her designs, inspirations, role model, and reasons for keeping the ones she loves close by.
Spring Fever: The Best Spots for Cherry Blossoms in Osaka and Nara
Dying to see the gorgeous sakura in Japan? We list the best spots to witness the cherry blossoms in Osaka and Nara!
Books and Other Happy Endings, An Interview with Author Samantha Sotto
International Author Samantha Sotto shares her ideas on inspiring, writing and the five books she thinks every woman should read.
Springtime Fun at Washington DC
Celebrate springtime at the nation's capital!
Maharlika's Filipino Pride Chicken and Ube Waffles
Nicole and Chef Miguel show us how to make chicken and waffles even more awesome!
Best Bites in Town: Explore Wine Country with Sally
Sally Camacho shows us her favorite spots to wine, dine and have a great time around the Napa Valley.
Best Bites in Town: A New Orleans Food Trip with Cristina Quackenbush
Hungry? You will be with these NOLA favorites.
Top 5 Springtime Spots in Seoul
Whether you're into shopping, cafe-sitting or exploring, here are the top spots for cherry blossom watching in the metropolis.
Faith & Flower's Baked Cod in Parchment
Chef Michael's Baked Cod in Parchment Recipe
Plan the Ultimate Mom’s Day Out: San Francisco Edition
A Mother's day itinerary in San Francisco.
Mama Rules: Author Ines Bautista Yao on Raising Her Girls and Living Creatively
Take a peek into the everyday life of full time mother and author Ines Bautista Yao!
Long Distance Love: A Mother-Daughter Story
Viv Tan Lee shares the story of her strong relationship with her mother.
10 Great Movie Soundtrack Moments
We list great movie moments made amazing by the songs they used.
What You Need to Pack in Your Theme Park Survival Kit
Are you ready for theme park-pocalypse?
The New York City Museum Guide
Ever wonder what you would find in the Met or the Guggenheim? We've got you covered here!
Pride Month Movie Guide: 6 Films to Watch
Sit back, cry, laugh, sing and gag at their eleganza! Catch these LGBT films with your best friend.
Life Has Never Been More Beautiful: An Interview with Janlee Dungca
An interview with Janlee Dungca on her transition, her family, and life.
The Girlfriends' Guide to Travelling
Going on a trip with a girls? Make sure you read this before you start planning!
Traveling with Girlfriends: Top 5 Dream Destinations
We share our top travel destinations for the ultimate bonding experience.
Kabila and Museum Cafe: An Oasis in the City
Kabila boasts of modern Filipino dishes, while Museum cafe offers up their eclectic menu of Asian inspired-food.
10 Things You Didn't Know About Hidilyn Diaz
Roanne Beltran spills the beans on her bestie, Olympic medalist Hidilyn Diaz!
Eight Awesome Movie Sisters
These movies give us #SisterGoals, no matter how many times we watch them! Snuggle up with your sister and watch these films.
Travel Tips: See The World With Your Sisters
Thinking of trotting the globe with your sisters? Here are some tips that you mustn't forget!
Filipino Soups To Get You Through the Winter
The lowdown on the most delicious Filipino soups
The Indoor Plant Primer
Your ultimate guide to caring for plants indoors.
Light Up! Christmas Tree Lightings around the World
Christmas tree lightings and events around the world
No Bake Holiday Desserts
We choose five no-bake desserts to make your holidays even more special.
Our Favorite Thanksgiving TV Episodes
We list our favorite sitcom thanksgiving episodes for you to binge watch!
Stocking Stuffers for Your Furry Friends
Here's our list of little treats to give your pet pal this Christmas.
The Boss Gift Guide
Our ultimate gift guide for your boss.
Feast for the Senses: How to Eat in Taipei
We break down the five steps to eating in one of Taiwan's famous night markets.
Café Crawl: Our Favorite Cafés in Seoul
We break down a list of our five favorite cafes in the city of Seoul.
Best Soul-Searching Destinations in Asia
We choose our favorite soul-searching destinations in Asia.
The Kind of Love I Want
A romance writer tells us about the lessons she's learned, writing about love.
Five Romantic Places to Visit With Bae
Our choice of five romantic destinations in Europe.
Five Stereotypes Women Still Hear (and Need to Stop Hearing!)
We list the five outdated stereotypical things women still have to hear.
Making it Big: Akira Armstrong and the Pretty Big Movement
Tackling the Pretty Big Movement and their steps to make a change in the world of dancing.
History in Love: Jennifer Hallock on History, Writing and Love in American-Occupied Philippines
We gush about Jennifer Hallock's books in an exclusive interview!
Find Your Truth: Nikki Torres Talks about Life
Fitness blogger Nikki Torres shares her journey to finding her own path.
Geraldine Roman: Our Softness is Our Greatest Strength
Why Cong. Geraldine Roman is an inspiration to Filipinos around the world.
Two World Class Facilities to Take You To the Top
Feature article on Pinnacle Performance and ProHealth Sports and Spinal
Passion Forward with Mina V. Esguerra
An interview with romance author Mina V. Esguerra
Single Mom Stereotypes We Have To Stop Saying
Smashing stereotypes on solo parenting, one stereotype at a time.
Rowena Romulo on Family, Legacy and Really Good Filipino Food
A full profile of Rowena Romulo, restaurateur.
Caroline Garcia on Her Body As Cultural Expression
A quick profile on Caroline Garcia, a performance artist from Australia.
5 Rainbow Food Recipes We Love
We highly recommend cooking with rainbows!
Freska Griarte: Bravely Blazing the Trail for Filipino Voices
We tag along on a typical day in Radio DJ Freska's life.
City Buskers: An Ode to Asia
Three buskers, eight cities, one great adventure.
Please Don’t Ask Me That: Questions Filipino LGBTs Are Tired of Hearing
There's no good way to ask these questions, to be honest.
Iman Suguitan: Everything Has Been Planned Perfectly
A day in the life of Iman Suguitan
A Taste of Kiwi: The Best of New Zealand
Best of New Zealand feature
Bullet Journaling 101
We show you the basics of bullet journaling.
4 Simple Questions to Help You Identify Your Passion
Here are four things to ask yourself to help you identify your passion.
Six TV Sisters We Wish We Had
We chose six women from TV Land we wish we could call Ate!
Six Sisters and A Bathroom
Thoughts on sharing a room with your sisters.
Danah Gutierrez Talks About Sexiness and Shares A Haiku
We talk to half of to discuss sexiness, fashion, beauty and not listening to our inner critic.
Pinoy Soups To Get You Through the Fall
We choose five soups that you have to try making!
Our Healthy, Homemade Pumpkin Spice Latte
We show you how to hack everyone's favorite drink.
Five Beauty Formulas To Try This Fall
Five beauty combos we can't get enough of!
Breast Cancer Research and Support Foundations You Can Donate To
A comprehensive guide breaking down different breast cancer organizations.
A Filipino Thanksgiving Spread
We talk about our favorite celebration Filipino food!
Cancer-Fighting Foods
Breaking down how to beat the big C with food.
Our Favorite Outlet Malls in Europe for Designer Finds
Breaking down the five best places to hunt for a bargain in Europe.
Online Meditations To Try Today
Take a break from the day's fast pace with a bit of meditation.
#MagandangMorenx: Embracing Our Natural Beauty
Speaking out against a beauty standard that has been around for hundreds of years. 
Five Things You Should Know About Rachel Peters
Get to know Rachel Peters before she takes the world by storm!
YAS Spotlight: Kaye Peñaflor, The All-Around Aerial Yoga Goddess
Yoga teacher Kaye Peñaflor's slow journey to mindfulness.
A Yuletide Fair to Remember
Watch out for Christmas Wonderland at Gardens by the Bay in Singapore!
Dance The Night Away At ZoukOut
Don't miss these acts at ZoukOut 2017!
Our Cambio Market Christmas Haul
We choose our favorite products from Cambio Market!
Our Original Filipino Christmas Playlist
"Jose Mari Chan is the Mariah Carey of Filipino Christmas."
Simbang Gabi Snacks We Can’t Live Without
Our favorite post-Simbang Gabi snacks.
Hot Chocloate Recipes to Keep You Warm All Winter
Better than warm hugs, we list our favorite hot chocolate combinations.
Ultraviolet Up Your Home
Incorporate Pantone's Color of the Year to your home this 2018.
Travel Tips: Seven Tips to Budget for a Trip
We lay down our favorite tips to set a budget.
Fierce Filipina Kat Gumabao Talks About Her Modeling Career and How She Stays Confident
Kat Gumabao talks about walking for NYFW, body positivity, and the things she's looking forward to.
Karen Ibasco’s Journey To Miss Earth
A short profile of Karen Ibasco, Miss Earth 2017
Maureen Wroblewitz Talks Asia’s Next Top Model
A short profile on model Maureen Wroblewitz
10 Rom-Coms We Have To Re-Watch on Valentine's Day
We list our ten favorite romantic comedies for Valentines Day!
10 Romance Heroines We Love
We list ten amazing main characters from romance books, a list that has mostly Filipino authors on it.
Try This! Our Panna Cotta Recipe
A quick and delicious dessert for your tiny tots.
Women Role Models: Celebrating Women Who Speak Their Truths
Stories of women who spoke their truths and emerged.
Self Calming Techniques to Try Today
Quick breathing techniques to handle stress
Body-Positive Fashion Icons to Follow
Add some plus-sized power to your feed.
YAS Spotlight: Tracy Dizon's Unstoppable Journey
A short profile on designer and milliner Tracy Dizon.
Café Crawl: Our Favorite Cafés in Sydney
Breaking down our five favorite cafes in the city!
YAS Spotlight: Lyn Slater, Accidental Style Icon
Style icon and fashion blogger Lyn Slater and her accidental fame.
YAS Spotlight: Carl Jan Cruz is The Future of Fashion
Carl Jan Cruz and how his journey back home took the fashion world by storm.
YAS Spotlight: Isa Fabro and the Sweet Road to Success
Isa Fabro on how she brought Filipino desserts to the American palette.
Our Favorite Royal Wedding Merch
A list of our favorite mechandise, official and not so official from the Royal Wedding.
The History of the Pride Flag
First waved at San Francisco Pride in 1978, we tell the story of the pride flag.
Pia's Postcards: New York City
Following Pia along on a weekend in New York City.
Pia's Postcards: Cebu City
Renowned furniture designer Kenneth Cobonpue shows off the best of Cebu.

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