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ruthdelacruz | Travel and Lifestyle Blog

ruthdelacruz | Travel and Lifestyle Blog

Ruth dela Cruz is a travel and lifestyle blogger in the Philippines. She loves writing about her travels. Drop her a note at admin@ruthdelacruz.com. The internet knew her as @ruthilicious.

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April 2, 2020

7 Tips to Surviving Social Isolation

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7 Tips to Surviving Social Isolation

It didn't occur to me that one day, we would just need to sit on the couch to help save the world. As you read this, you might be still stuck in quarantine. The social distancing guidelines have been pushed to April 14 and possibly longer. So, what are we all going to do with our newfound free time? What are we going to do to stave off the boredom and survive this quarantine?

March 25, 2020

Healthy Food to Add on Your Grocery List During Quarantine

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Healthy Food to Add on Your Grocery List During Quarantine


 It is weird to be feeling always hungry now that we are on community quarantine and need to save all the food and resources that we have at home.

March 21, 2020

BRIA Homes: Online Payment for COVID-19 Community Quarantine

BRIA Homes: Online Payment for COVID-19 Community Quarantine

BRIA Homes: Online Payment for COVID-19 Community Quarantine 

With the entire Luzon under ‘enhanced community quarantine’ due to the rapid spike in COVID-19 cases in the country, more stringent rules are now being imposed on the public to help contain the spread of the disease. Among these is the suspension of all manner of public transportation and the strict implementation of home quarantine, both of which restrict mobility.

March 19, 2020

Kitchen Tips and Tricks for Newbie Cooks

Kitchen Tips and Tricks for Newbie Cooks

Kitchen Tips and Tricks for Newbie Cooks

The Community Quarantine due to the Coronavirus Pandemic is forcing everyone to spend more time at home and in the kitchen.  Whether you are whipping up a new recipe or just cooking your corned beef differently, it is the best time to learn new kitchen skills. 

I really love learning new tips and tricks in cooking especially whenever I join cooking workshops during travels. Check out these tips from global appliance leader Electrolux to help you find your way around the kitchen. 

March 16, 2020

10 Productive Things to Do at Home During Community Quarantine

10 Productive Things to Do at Home During Community Quarantine

10 Productive Things to Do at Home During Community Quarantine

Smiling in front of the laptop now thinking of my younger days when I would always find reasons to go out. Now that I am older, I love staying home. But staying home doesn't mean doing nothing. I have learned the art of doing nothing - but how I spend my free time plays a big part of who I am. 

It is Day 1 2 of the Community Quarantine / Lockdown in Metro Manila to help  "flatten the curve" of the Coronavirus Pandemic. If you find yourself feeling bored and clueless what to do at home to stay productive, I am sharing with you my list so you will have an idea and inspiration. 

March 14, 2020

New Fave Home Scent: W.Dressroom New York # 97

W.Dressroom New York # 97 Philippines


Spending more time at home now means keeping it clean and smelling good. The tita in me is actually planning the things that I would do at home now that Metro Manila is on lockdown due to the Coronavirus pandemic. 

I love everything that gives the home a nice scent and fresh ambiance - scented candles, humidifiers, reed diffusers and home sprays. I have them all.