Tuesday, October 2, 2012

GITEX 2012

It’s the annual Dubai techy sale, GITEX which started last Saturday September 29 and will end till October 6. That’s 8 days shopping spree for the latest and best electronics available in town. For this year’s event, the location was moved from Airport EXPO to a more convenient Dubai World Trade Center.

Discounted prices and great freebies enough to entice every shopper. So be warned.

GITEX (Gulf Information and Technology Exhibition)
Dubai World trade Center
Sep 29 – Oct 6, 2012
11am – 10pm

Saturday, August 18, 2012

Shopping for Eid

While Ramadan is the time for fasting and prayers for our Muslim brothers and sisters, Eid is the time for festivities. Eid Al Fitr will start on the eve of Aug 18 Saturday and a lot of stores are giving great discounts on food, clothes, jewelries, electronics and more. Eid can be similarly compared to Christmas for Christians. 

There are different night markets or souq around Dubai showcasing different items from other Muslim countries

or opt for the convenience of malls like Diera City Center, Mall of the Emirates or IBN Battuta to shop for your Eid requirements. 

I'll check both just in case.

Friday, August 17, 2012

Back to School Haircut

This post brought to you by Regis Family of Brands. All opinions are 100% mine.

A new school year meaning it's time for a new haircut. I remember I get really giddy and excited when I was still attending school and would always want to be well presented on the first day. That includes a new haircut, perm or highlights, though I only got the later when I was in college. Now it's my nephew whom I need to accompany to get his new haircut. But I might also decide to have my hair styled too. 


Kids and adults will benefit from this great deal from fifteen salon brands and over 4500 locations across the US, Canada and Puerto Rico. Print the coupon and present it to the participating salon to avail of the $7.99 or $9.99 haircut (price depending on participating salon). If you're using a mobile, just touch and hold the screen to save the coupon image. Stll having problems, email with the salon brand and they will send you the coupon. 

Haircut Coupon-a-thon

Now you don't have any reason not to get the coupon and a discounted back to school haircut. I am particularly interested since I usually have my haircut or styled at First Choice Haircutters. I find their salon very spacious, clean and have a friendly ambiance. 


I am sure you'll find a perfect salon from the fifteen participating salons near your place. So let's all be ready for the new school term whether we are students or just want to have something new. 



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Saturday, August 11, 2012

Back to School Sale

This post brought to you by Famous Footwear. All opinions are 100% mine.


I love shopping but I am also a very picky and price conscious. I always hunt for bargains, even if others view it as a waste of time I can’t resist a sale. You really have to allot some time to check everything out like the seam of a dress or a sole of a shoe. Usually bargain items cannot to be exchanged.

A new school term is one of my favorite times for bargains. There’s always some back to school promo whether for clothes, shoes, bags and other school items. And I was particularly interested in Famous Footwear’s Back to School BOGO or Buy One Get the Other at half price. They have great selection of shoes, not just school shoes mind you.  I bought my nephew a new school shoe and the other one at half the price is for me. I also was introduced to their free Rewards Program, where you get special discount offer just by signing up. You also earn 1 point for every $1 you spend either in-store or online. Those points can be accumulated and exchanged up to $100 per year. 


So what are you waiting for, grab this BOGO + 15% off Famous Footwear Coupon and head to Famous Footwear. Choose from their wide array of branded shoes, designs, sizes and more. This is a great back to school offer, so hurry and buy your kids or even yourself some new shoes. You don't wanna miss this chance.


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Saturday, July 14, 2012

DSS 2012: Diera City Center

Might want to check these stores at Diera City Center, Dubai.

Hello Kitty



Bath & Body Works


Thursday, July 12, 2012

DSS 2012: Last Minute Shopping

Dubai Summer Surprises will end on 14th July, few more days of fun, shopping and more! 

I actually have a lot of shopping picks, sale and photos to share of DSS but been very busy and stressed lately. So this post will have lots of all those.

After my gym session yesterday at Burjuman Center, I checked some stores for my last minute shopping. I'm really saving it till the last days, since it means further reduction on prices! 

220 AED, Studio R

240 AED, Studio R

189 AED, Nine West

199 AED, Nine West

I'm planning to buy another pair of trainers and a black bag. My first choices are the first photos, which is yours?

 There are also events/ shows for the whole family.

Saturday, July 7, 2012

It's Canada Day on Cobone!

Happy Canada Day (July 1)!

I'm not in (nor from) Canada but was able to celebrate with Cobone's Tim Horton's deals.

Deal 1: 10 AED or $2.70

Deal 2: 9 AED or $ 2.45

I bought 3 of deal 1 and 2 of deal 2 (total of 5 vouchers) and used 3 of it yesterday at Tim Horton's Diera City Center, Dubai. 

No hassle except for they run out of cream for the iced beverages. Still it was a great bargain (more than 50% off).

Hurry offer is until today (July 7) but the voucher can still be used for 2 (or 3) more months. And they have Deal 3 and 4 to choose from.

Saturday, May 26, 2012

BUYanihan deals

Didn't I say, these group buying sites have unique and catchy names?

How Buyanihan works...

Friday, May 25, 2012

Ensogo deals

Ensogo or Living Social deals, a group buying site which has international base. I'm a member both for their PH and UAE deals.

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Twangoo deals

Another group buying site

Twango's offers I notice are very limited.

Wednesday, May 23, 2012


Filipinos are really creative in naming almost anything, did this group buying site ring a bell?

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Cheezy Deals

Been searching for group buying sites and found Cheezy Deals

Wonder how cheezy are their deals...

Monday, May 21, 2012

Sunday, May 20, 2012

Deal Amigos

Another group buying site

Don't have any experience with Deal Amigos, yet...

Do you?

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Harajuku Lovers

I found these cute Harajuku Lovers perfumes at CashCashPinoy.

I want!

They have Harajuku Lovers Music, Lil' Angel, Love, G and Baby. These perfumes are part of Gwen Stefan's Harajuku brand. 

So Kawaii!

Thursday, May 3, 2012

Cobone: Barcelos Flame Grilled Chicken

I saw this Cobone deal but never got around purchasing one. With my recent positive experiences with group buying sites in the Philippines, I decided to try it here in Dubai too. 

Several options to play such as Credit or Debit Cards, Paypal, Cash on Delivery, etc. Of course I chose PP.

I plan to bring my girlfriends so I bought 3 vouchers. I'll definitely blog about it once we used the voucher.

One thing I can complain is their referral system, I referred a friend but never got the supposed to be reward.  

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Shopping Experience

I just came from Hong Kong, we had a few hours stop over and headed to Mongkok particularly on their Ladies Night Market. I love night markets and haggling for great bargains. But due to limited time, less than 3 hours I only was able to grab only a few buys. I later on realized I could get the same on an online shop minus the hassle. Like some workwear at the Engelbert Strauss online shop, you could even find items on sale too.

So whether to shop online or at stores have their own pros and cons. For both, there is a need to check different stores first and later on do the purchases. I got a similar blouse that was one third of the price from another store. Talk about too much mark up on their prices. I guess they anticipated customers asking for discounts. I understand that but it was also a turn off to prospective customers. I refuse to buy from those stores who gave me a half price from the original because I don’t expect they will be truthful in their dealings.

The next time I plan to go to shop at Mongkok or any other night markets, I’ll allot at least half a day to shop to my heart’s desire. 

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Star City: Summer is best in the Philippines

If you still haven't gone to Star City, I guess this summer is the best time to do so.


star flyer

pirate adventure

ferris wheel

Here are the ticket prices and promos available:

Read my personal experience at Star City here.

Friday, April 13, 2012

Beeconomic Deal: Barrio Fiesta

Purchased 3 of this deal

Voucher price:P495

Aside from a 50% off, Barrio Fiesta is a trusted name. I don't think they will be in a bogus deal with any group buying site. 

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Shoes from Liliw, Laguna

We went to Liliw Laguna to buy some shoes, not just for personal use but also for my mom's buy and sell business. 

We arrived there at 5 pm, only an hour and a half before closing time so we have to rush to complete our shopping spree. Due to limited time we only got to visit 4 shops and buy around 100 pairs mostly sandals. It cannot be called Imeldific because my mom will re-sell it too.

I cannot let the opportunity slip without buying my own shoes. Got only 5 pairs, prices ranges from 300-350 pesos. 

300 pesos per pair

350 pesos per pair

my fave - summery yellow espadrille

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Deal Dozen

Another promising group buying site is Deal Dozen.

You don't need to buy a dozen vouchers to avail of the deal. And there's even a freebie deal, great isn't it?