Here’s How I Got to Eat Out Without Cash Using PayMaya

Using cash can be a hassle sometimes. I almost always never have enough so I have to look for an ATM, withdraw, and go back to wherever I came from. There’s also the danger of carrying big amounts, especially for a commuter such as myself. I’ve never experienced forgetting my wallet, but that’s another thing to think about when dealing with money. To be honest, it’s too much for an overthinking person like me!

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Hear Me Out: You Should Celebrate Halloween at Hong Kong Disneyland

Disneyland may not be the first place you’d think of that would have a Halloween party, but think again. The happiest place on Earth is holding a Halloween to remember with Disney Halloween Time! From September 12 to October 31 2019, HKDL is presenting all kinds of mysterious surprises and providing awe-inspiring Halloween experience.

Villains from classic Disney stories will take center stage in the all-new musical shows Let’s Get Wicked and Jack Skellington’s Villainous Gathering, giving guests an unforgettable Halloween. Guests can also enjoy the Journey to Halloween Town trick-or-treat walkthrough experience and immerse themselves in classic scenes from Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas.

Immerse yourself in the all-new musical show, Let’s Get Wicked

Let’s Get Wicked is an all-new musical show at the Theater in the Wild in Adventureland, which will be transformed into a lair where evil thrives and Villains unite. Five infamously evil Disney Villains – Ursula from The Little Mermaid, Cruella de Vil from 101 Dalmatians, Dr. Facilier from The Princess and the Frog, Gaston from Beauty and the Beast and Mother Gothel from Tangled will showcase their evil glory with villainous songs. Guests can also interact with the performers during the show and
purchase themed merchandise.

Party with Jack Skellington and Disney Villains all day and all night

Meanwhile, Jack Skellington’s Villainous Gathering, held at the Castle Hub Stage, will see Jack Skellington and Sally join forces to perform with some of Disney’s formidable Villains – The Evil Queen from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Jafar from Aladdin, Maleficent from Sleeping Beauty, the Queen of Hearts from Alice in Wonderland, and Captain Hook from Peter Pan.

This Halloween, guests can once again travel on a Journey to Halloween Town where they can re-live the classic scenes from Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas with immersive moments and all-new trick-or-treat activities added this year. Want to see more of Jack? Don’t miss the Jack Skellington and Friends Halloween Time Character Greeting to meet the Pumpkin King Jack and his frightful friends Sally and Oogie Boogie.

Indulge in wicked Halloween fun with Disney Friends

Guests will never know who could be waiting around the corner to give them a spook, even during the day! Mickey and his beloved friends will appear in their Halloween costumes distributing candy, as well as singing and dancing at Mickey’s Halloween Time Street Party. Vampirina will also be making her debut this Halloween, and she can’t wait to spook guests at The Annex! You can also meet your favorite Disney friends and Villains at the Halloween Time Festival Gardens in Fantasyland throughout the day, where Winnie the Pooh and his friends will appear in special Halloween costumes. At night, Maleficent, Hades, Captain Hook, Queen of Hearts, Cruella de Vil and Frollo will take over the gardens. Guests can also enjoy face painting and other activities at the Disney Trick-or-Treat booths.

Treat yourself to everything Halloween-y!

Refuel with more than 40 mouth-watering Halloween treats that will leave you in the mood for even more spooks! At the Main Street Bakery, you can enjoy the Wizard Pumpkin Cups and Halloween Oreo Puddings, or even try magical beverages like Mickey’s Scary Time or Magic Potion at the hotel restaurants. Fans of Jack Skellington can feast on Jack’s themed food and beverage items, including Jack’s Haunted Pizza at the World of Color Restaurant, and Dark White Chocolate Mousse Cake with Passion Fruit Jelly at the Chart Room Cafe, or you can even try it for yourself and decorating with family and friends at the Halloween Cookies DIY Workshop at Chef Mickey!

Over 110 special Halloween-themed merchandise items will be available for guests to purchase during the Halloween season, including stylish headbands and Evil Queen T-shirts from the new Villain series. The Mickey and Friends collection includes a number of dress-up items such as blinking headbands, glow-in-the-dark T-shirts and of course, Minnie Halloween costumes that come with witch hats for kids! Also available are Halloween-themed plush toys and Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas collection items, as well as the Duffy & Friends trick-or-treat bag and Cookie plush bag!

Complete your Disney experience with a hotel stay

Along with the park, all three HKDL hotels will be decorated with Halloween themes! Guests and their families can join in the Halloween arts and crafts activities to create Disney Wacky Door Tags, Mickey Pumpkin Ornaments, Disney Villain’s Lights, and more! To take the magic up another notch, guests can purchase a Mickey and Minnie’s Halloween Party-themed pack for HK$220 (roughly P1,436), which includes four pairs of Halloween wicked eye masks and a Mickey Head Pumpkin Hamper to collect sweets throughout the day!

Exclusive offers for Pinoy guests

Plan a memorable adventure at HKDL this Halloween by registering online as a MyDisney Fan for free and purchasing park tickets after signing into their MyDisney Account. Guests will receive a special edition Disney gift and multiple play, shop, and dining privileges for the date of their visit! For more details, please visit the website.

Guests can also purchase a limited-time Halloween Villain’s VIP Priority Pass to enjoy the wicked Halloween offerings at HKDL, including priority entrance to the Let’s Get Wicked musical show and Journey to Halloween Town, plus free redemption of one Halloween headband at a merchandise shop.

 

This story is in partnership with Hong Kong Disneyland. For more information, visit the website or follow them on Facebook and Instagram.

Dine at Max’s Restaurant and Win Prizes at the Sorpresang Sarap Mystery Box!

“The House That Fried Chicken Built” and the beloved culinary heritage brand responsible for Sarap-To-The-Bones goodness turns 74 this October. In celebration of its birthday, Max’s Restaurant offers a special treat: all dine-in transactions with a regular or family-sized whole fried chicken can avail of a special pick from the Mystery Box containing Sorpresang Sarap coupons for only P74.

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What Are You Spending On?

In an era of instant gratification, when we have access to everything fast—food, entertainment, travel, information, and comfort, it’s so easy to give in to temptation and spend money freely and extravagantly more than we earn them if we don’t have self-control.

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Stay Fit and Healthy with the New Mercury Drug Citi Credit Card

One great thing about credit cards is the ability to get points. Depending on the card’s partnership, you can get perks and discounts for a variety of things, like plane tickets, gas, and even books. If you’re into health and fitness, you might want to check out Citibank’s new credit card. The country’s largest foreign bank partnered with Mercury Drug to inspire customers to be their healthiest and fittest selves.

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“Maleficent: Mistress of Evil” Review: A Fun Take on a Disney Classic

I have to be honest. I have not seen the first Maleficent. Sure, I think the villain in Sleeping Beauty is badass and terrifying but I can’t remember why I wasn’t able to catch the film when it came out in 2014. Fast forward to this Monday, when I watched the sequel, Maleficent: Mistress of Evil. I had the audacity to accept an invite even if I haven’t seen the first, but I was still able to enjoy it. I thought it was a fun take on a Disney classic.

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