Are you looking for sweet and romantic ideas to sweep her off her feet? Good news! I prepared a list for you to choose on how will you and your bae spend the Valentine's day with love in the air. 

Let us start!

1. Simple gestures never go wrong. The cliche "roses and chocolates", don't forget your handwritten love letter. Make him/her cry. Show them and tell them how much you care. Profess your love!

2. Of course! Another cliché, dinner dates. But make it fancy, don't take her on fast food chains. Why not try on hotels and restaurants? Make the reservations as early as now. However, if you have the skills on cooking, why not cook for him/her? That would be extra sweet. Prepare the dinner date somewhere romantic like the rooftops, gardens or at your home to have an intimate dinning experience.

3. Serenade your bae. If you have the golden voice, sing for her. But if you only got the confidence.. Hmmm.. Think again? Hahaha you can dedicate a song on the radio or hire someone to sing for her. Then, you're standing near the person singing with flowers on your hand and making pacute face while waiting for her to come close to you. Yiihheee!
4. Watch the Pyromusical at SM Mall of Asia Open Grounds, I know it has a ticket with free dinner on the sea side. I think you need to buy your tickets now. But if you have less budget, wait the fireworks on Roxas Boulevard or along seaside of Mall of Asia. Bring a blanket and snacks with her. Be there as early as you can, people might have the same idea on their minds.

5. Do you love to be serenaded by Boyce Avenue? I heard they will have a concert on Valentine's day at Smart Araneta Coliseum. If tickets are still available, buy now. Surprise him/her on your date. Don't tell her. By the way, play the video. Super nice cover from Boyce Avenue feat. Lia Marie Johnson

6. Picnic. Yes! Bring her to the park such as Picnic Groove in Tagaytay or Ecopark in La Mesa Dam. Be close to nature. Bring a basket, the prepared food, the blanket and a speaker (for the romantic songs you will play while eating).


7. If you are tired of the Urbanization of Manila, try to relax elsewhere. Go to the beach or have a relaxing retreat at Nurture Wellness Village in Tagaytay. Have couple massage or everything they have on their list of services with the word 'couple' on it. Hihi Try it. I suddenly heard the chimes and the wind. Relaxing. Haha

8. If both of you are movie buffs or love watching tv series  and don't want to go with all the hassle and the traffic of Valentines day. Movie or TV series  marathon at home. Prepare the list of chick flicks, romantic movies, series or horror movies (so when your bae is scared, hug her tight. The moves na! hahaha). Don't forget a lot of chips and popcorn.

9. Ride the hot air balloon in Pampanga! Every year, the fiesta of hot air balloon is awesome! They have different kinds of characters flying in the air. I want to go there too. Haha Click here for more information of Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta 2015.

 Photo: Glogster

10. Retrace your love story. Go back to memory lane. Visit the places on where and how both of you meet and fall in love with each other all over again.

As long as you enjoy both company, it doesn't matter where you will celebrate it. 

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Cities is Carla de Guzman’s first original novella. The story is based on the theory of multiple universes, the idea that somewhere out there are worlds where the choices you make are different from the ones made here. Carla writes about the cities that have inspired her and changed the way she sees the world, in the hope that her readers will want to travel there too.

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Celia has dreams.

She dreams of going to Seoul for a scholarship she never took, of leaving everything behind and moving to New York.

In all those dreams, she finds herself attached to Benedict, the boy she has always loved, but who doesn’t love her back.

Ben believes in parallel worlds.

Worlds where things you didn’t do come true—worlds in which he goes to London and falls in love with Celia, where he shows up on the day she needs him the most. He believes that dreams are glimpses into that parallel world, and it’s not a coincidence that Celia’s been having them too.

But here, now, they’re in Manila. It’s the day of Ben’s wedding, and a typhoon is raging through the city. How will these dreams and unmade decisions change their lives? Will they bring them closer together or drive them farther apart?


Carla de Guzman ( had horrible handwriting as a kid. That didn't stop her from writing, though. Riddled with too much energy and a vivid imagination, she started writing every midnight. She grew up with her toes in the sand and her bags packed and ready to go on adventures. Her books are chronicles of her journeys, with a little romance mixed in.

When she’s not sitting in a plane or working, Carla writes for her blog, Some Midnights ( and for When in Manila. 

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