Travel to Manila with Me! Christmas Decor Shopping in Dapitan with CHEAP PRICES (wow!) | MANILA Diaries 001

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DAPITAN Street, Quezon City, Metro Manila
Christmas Decor Shopping~!

Do you need home decor and Christmas decorations to spice up your home BUT YOU ARE ON A BUDGET? Worry not, the Dapitan Arcade got you covered! "It has been dubbed as bagsakan or the place to be if you want overruns of export-quality home finds."

This is Dapitan Arcade. Are you ready to shop? Let's go!

In this marketplace, you can find lamp shades from Turkey, African-inspired figurines, colorful plates, colorful goblets, baskets and cages, Capiz decors, glassware, mirrors, bottle chandeliers, Quotes of the Day, CHRISTMAS lights and decor, and many more, as seen here. The location is Dapitan Cor Kanlaon, Quezon City, Manila. Their contact number is +639564208584.

Alright, let's shop, shall we?

Have you been naughty or nice? Santas are coming to town! Haha.
Choose your Christmas decor~
Reading now, brb, I may be late for Christmas Eve๐Ÿ˜…
Exhibit A~ figurines
Exhibit B~ more figurines
Exhibit C~ a lot of figurines, that's for sure
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So much decor, oh, so little time.
Your cafe or restaurant can use some of these decors.
When you want to add "super" accents to your home, you may actually choose from so many decors available here.
I guess these are good pieces for a resto, not a house. I think so haha.
I was actually surprised to see so many decors in my life HAHA. If it weren't for my newlywed couple friends I wouldn't be out here doing' shoppin' lol.
I like this cutesy lamp-like thingy.
Choose your House Rules above!
It is indeed a "home sweet home" with our loved ones.
This photo reminds me of the "House with Clocks on Its Walls".
They're servin' some icy and frosty Christmas, y'all.
I dunno but if you have these clocks at home maybe you'll never be late lol.
We have so little time as human beings but do we even spend our time wisely and conscientiously?
Anything with "coffee" will always catch my attention.๐Ÿ˜…
More signage? Yes, please!
Beach Bums gather here! Beach: Sand, Surf, Sun~
On the way home, the sunset has once again caught my attention.
The photo may not be crisp as I was in a moving vehicle when this was taken but JUST LOOK AT THAT ~still a beauty even though it's a bit blurry๐Ÿ’œ
~oh, the sky~
On the way home....I had to document the "traffic jam" in Manila. HUHU IT IS SO, SO REAL.
Okay *drum rolls, please! Chadaannn~!! The Christmas Tree and all its decors were from Dapitan Arcade.

In 2018, I was so privileged and very blessed to be able to fly to Manila a lot of times for work (which I will share in my future posts, as I dubbed on the title here: "Manila Diaries").
When I get the chance, I do a "side-bit" trip, and this on the post today is one of those many side-bit trips๐Ÿ˜…. My great friend-and-big sister from another mother, Miss Jasmin, asked me to help her and her husband pick out decorations for Christmas 2018, and of course, I immediately said YES!!
It was my first time going to Dapitan Arcade and I was overwhelmed with so much stuff you can buy at such affordable prices. It was as if my mind was blown. I've been to many markets here in Cebu but it was a first to go to a huge market dedicated to home stuff at such cheap rates hehe. I hope to go back there whenever it is safe to travel to Manila again. ๐Ÿ™


โ€˜Til the next post, hivers! Remember that you are loved beyond borders and beyond time & space. Okay? Okay. ๐Ÿ’›โค๏ธ

Ciao for now! ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿฅฐ

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