About Joanne Catherine Tan (JoTan23)

JoTan is a Foodie, Travel Enthusiast & she lives her everyday life as if it was the last. "IT'S FOR THE EXPERIENCE" -- this is what she always tell people when she wants to do something FUN like Mountain Climbing, Rappelling on a Hanging Bridge (which was not determined if it was in good condition since it was a really old PNR Bridge), Eating Beef Liver SASHIMI (yes, the raw one) and even Jumping off the Plane at 15,000 feet. She also loves to share the new things she learned, her adventures and other personal encounters through her blog: http://jotan23.blogspot.com (Food, Travel and Living blogger)
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    4 Restaurants To Try At Fisher Mall, Quezon City

      When in Quezon City, you should try these four restaurants in Fisher Mall. Let your senses travel around Asia as you dine here:   4. MORITA Japanese Restaurant Authentic Japanese restaurant serving the freshest sashimi. TIP:...

    • Posted 1 week ago
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    10 Filipina Travel Bloggers We Love

    10 Filipina Travel Bloggers We Love   ***NOTE: LIST IS IN RANDOM ORDER***   10. SOLITARY WANDERER (by Aleah Taboclaon) http://www.solitarywanderer.com/ Aleah writes about her experiences of traveling alone (she started traveling alone at age 11). She...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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    Top 12 Low Calorie Healthy Meal Plan Deliveries In Metro Manila

    Top 12 Low Calorie Healthy Meal Plan Deliveries In Metro Manila   Start the year right and eat healthy! It’s not just about dieting but most importantly, it’s all bout living your life feeling better, more energized,...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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    INK SCRIBBLER: Giving The Gift Of Experience

    INK SCRIBBLER: Giving The Gift Of Experience   This Holiday season, why not give the gift of experience to your family and friends? Aside from a well-structured workshop hosted by the young and talented Alexis Ventura, Ink...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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    80s Rewind: 11 Things Only 80s Kids Will Understand

    If you’re an 80s kid, then you would have been in the middle of the transition phase from old school to high-tech gadgets. I am talking about typewriter to computer printing, betamax to torrent downloads, dial-up internet...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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    Lettering And Calligraphy 101 With Ella Lama And Geli Balcruz

    Lettering And Calligraphy 101 With Ella Lama And Geli Balcruz     For the love of letters, Ella Lama and Geli Balcruz have designed a lettering and calligraphy workshop for beginners, complete with beginner’s kit and exercise...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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    BACKJOY: Bringing Back Joy Into Your Lives By Improving Your Posture

    BACKJOY: Bringing Back Joy Into Your Lives By Improving Your Posture   Backjoy’s Sit Smart’s Newest Collection: sit better, look better, feel better!     It’s time to straighten up, Philippines!  Backjoy’s Sit Smart has finally introduced...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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    Eating With Manners: A Short Guide To Food Etiquette

        Eating With Manners: A Short Guide To Food Etiquette   Some things are not taught in school. Let’s say, for example, table manners and food etiquettes. Sometimes, these things make or break your image, especially...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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    12 Great Steaks in Manila: Our Favorite Meat Markets in the Metro

    12 Great Steaks in Manila: Our Favorite Meat Markets in the Metro   I have tried going vegetarian but the thought of giving up steak crushes me to pieces. I know a lot of people are on...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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    10 Things To Do In Manila On A Tuesday

    Things To Do In Manila On A Tuesday     10. CHALLENGE YOURSELF TO A QUIZ NIGHT.   Quiz Nights at 121 Bar and Grill Restaurant. Join Manila’s Longest Running Interactive Quiz Night! A Mix of Pop Culture...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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    Top 15 New Restaurants You Should Try When In Manila

      Have you tried the following restaurants that have just opened this 2014? Check out the list below and find out what NOT to miss when you dine in:   Disclaimer: List is in random order :p...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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    8 Reasons Why You Should Join The North Face’s Great Camp Out Day With Your Kids

        The North Face’s Great Camp Out Day is a yearly tradition that you should look out for. “First Held in Nuvali back in 2011, GCO wants to expose kids (aged 12 years and below) to...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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    7 Awesome Personalized Gift Ideas in Manila: Better Gifts for Everyone

    Top Personalized Gift Ideas For All Occasions   Christmas is coming! Have you bought your gifts yet? Why not make it more special by giving personalized gifts that are custom made just for that special person?  ...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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    JING MONIS SALON: Hair Stylist Of The Stars

    JING MONIS SALON: Hair Stylist Of The Stars   Jing Monis IS the hair stylist that every girl has ever dreamed of. He is, after all, the hair stylist of celebrities: making each client a vavavoom star...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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    UNIQLO Opens 17th Store At Power Plant Mall With Big Discounts

    UNIQLO Opens 17th Store At Power Plant Mall With Big Discounts   Good news! Japan’s leading global apparel brand, UNIQLO, will finally open its 17th store in the Philippines on October 24, 2014 at Power Plant Mall,...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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    Brasserie Girolle: Best French Gastropub In The City

    Brasserie Girolle: Best French Gastropub In The City    French restaurants are usually known as “fancy, stiff and snobbish” due to the elegant interior of the place and intimidating list of french words on the menu (that we...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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    Health and Wellness Spa Retreat in Manila: Beauty Staycation at Sofitel Philippine Plaza Hotel

    Health and Wellness Spa Retreat in Manila: Beauty Staycation at Sofitel Philippine Plaza Hotel   Medical tourism is constantly becoming more popular and this has inspired Sofitel to create and launch a unique beauty and wellness getaways offering...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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    Beach Resort Near Manila: Pico De Loro Beach Resort Is Perfect For Family Summer Vacation

    Beach Resort Near Manila: Pico De Loro Beach Resort Is Perfect For Family Summer Vacation   It’s summer already! Have you hit the beach yet? If you’re looking for beach resorts near Manila, I have great news...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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    Madison’s Bistro Moderne: Fine Dining Food Enjoyed Casually

    Madison’s Bistro Moderne: Fine Dining Food Enjoyed Casually   When In Manila and looking for a new place to just hang out and unwind with friends, try the latest bistro in the heart of ortigas. MADISON’S BISTRO...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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    Tagaytay House For Rent: Family Vacation On A Budget

    Tagaytay House For Rent: Family Vacation On A Budget   When In Manila and looking for the perfect BUDGET vacation with the fambam, I believe renting a house instead of staying in a hotel is a smart...

    • Posted 11 months ago