Tag: savings

Day 247: Every Darn Peso Counts!

The challenge? Six Hundred Pesos for Two Days in the City of Smiles! 😮

I was invited by a friend to go to Bacolod to attend the opening of a their “milk tea house” along the 21st Street BS Aquino Drive. Of course I went! Who would turn down an offer like that? The only problem was I only had Php600 literally in my pocket. Read more →

Day 89: On A Spending Diet

It’s going to be such a splendid mid-year because I’ll be on a huge commitment – “Spending Diet.” I’ll be seeing myself either walking, catching a cheap jeepney ride, or nibbling on a Php5 bread sold across the Central Market. haha. I don’t know what had gotten into me but: A. I need to make sure that “being cheap” is a learned skill that I should bring with me when I embark on a 6-month “money-limited” trip around the Philippines next year; and B. I think it’s practical. Read more →

Day 88: How To Save Php22,500 A Month And Still Drink A Caramel Macchiato

If you’ve been following my journey in this blog, you might be familiar of the “goal” that I am trying to reach. One is setting foot on all the 80 provinces of the Philippines in 6 months, and the other is well, traveling around the world before I turn 30. I’ve been saving almost everyday since I started this blog. That’s how serious I could get. Read more →

Day 16: Last Happy Shopping

It’s about time that I’ll shove all of my money in two secure places: 1) My bank and 2) My piggy bank – though, it seems like it’s not that secure after all but then again, that’s better than having none, right? Everyday I look at my world map stuck beside my working table and everyday I had that feeling that someday I will definitely be there. You might call me a bit obsessed but seriously I’m not. I am just trying to stick to the goal that I made roughly fifteen days ago. Read more →