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Thank you 2014!

Published 01/02/2015 by Neds Rocillo

It’s hard to sum up all the best things that happened in 2014 and show it through some pictures. 2013 was a year full of emotions while 2014 made me experience one of the best roller coaster rides I could ever imagine. 2014 was the year which taught me that if we plant a lot of seeds and take good care of it until they are already full grown then we can harvest something from it. Let me share to you the best parts of my journey last year, 2014! 🙂

I celebrated a milestone! I graduated college with flying colors! can you believe that? I can’t believe it either hihi 🙂

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Creative shot with Jero and Angela! ❤ Nay or Yay?

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Leadership Awardee!

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The Legacy Batch! If you saw the hell-yeah-face then that’s me! :)))

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Received the most precious paper in my life, my diploma! HAHA Leadership Awardee and a Dean’s Lister!

I never really get nervous whenever I perform in front of a crowd but when I was about to receive my diploma, I felt my heart was beating really fast and my feet were shaking.I was asking myself while going up on stage, “is this real??” and then I heard a voice in the back of my head saying “Yes Neds, you finally made it! All your hardwork pays off!”. When I was finally in the center of the stage I looked at my parents and said to myself “It’s time to give back Neds.”. 🙂

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Everything is possible with these two! I love them! 🙂 I don’t know how will I be able to thank them enough for everything that they have done for me. 🙂

Last year, I was able to organize an event for our national organization for Tourism Students which was attended by 1,300 delegates from different colleges and universities all over the Philippines. 🙂

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One of the biggest projects I did before graduating college 🙂

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Look at that crowd!

UFTE Speech

It’s me delivering my thank you speech for those who attended the event. I guess 48 hours of not sleeping is an enough excuse for my haggard face. :))

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Union of Filipino Tourism Students Officers

One thing I love about 2014 is that, it’s the first time my parents allowed me to join an out of town trip (not school related) with my friends! But of course, I still needed to meet my curfew time! boo! Haha

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Tagaytay with my highschool buddies! 🙂

It was also my first time to witness the beauty of the joyful Christmas lights in Ayala Triangle with one of my special friends, Gabriel, after he came back from New York! 🙂

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Ayala Triangle Christmas Lights

2014 was also the year I got my job in one of the world’s biggest airlines, Singapore Airlines. 🙂

Birthday Party of Neds

Birthday celebration with my colleagues 🙂

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First office party I attended, Farewell party for GM Ranjan at Holiday Inn 🙂

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Passenger Services Department’s Christmas Party 🙂

Singapore Airlines Christmas Party at Makati Shangrila Hotel

Singapore Airlines Christmas Party at Makati Shangrila Hotel 🙂

2014 Christmas was also one of the most memorable for me!

  • I was able to join the charity program of Singapore Airlines for the Bantay Bata Scholars

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  • This was also the first time my parents allowed me to attend Christmas party with my college friends! I know what you’re thinking, my parents are not strict.. not at all! 🙂

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  • Christmas eve with the Rocillo’s (almost complete!)

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  • Christmas day with the Leynes

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Thank you 2014! It has been a great year! I’m so excited to know what 2015 has in store for me! 🙂

Happy New Year readers!!

Love,

Neds

2014 Bucket list

Published 01/05/2014 by Neds Rocillo

So basically, these are the things I want to accomplish by the end of the year! It’s a brand new year and that means new plans, and wishes!

1. Start Eating Healthy

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Well, I just realized that making this decision is an important step in becoming a healthier person. Hopefully, I will be able to accomplish this one! HAHA I guess, discipline is the key!

Believe me, I’ve tried doing this but obviously, I wasn’t able to succeed! But I’ve learned! Eating healthy is a sacrifice and an opportunity for self-improvement!

2. Learn to Drive

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Who doesn’t want to? Driving is one of the most useful and coolest skill in the world.  HAHA I seriously adore guys who can drive. For me, it’s very important to build  or develop confidence behind the wheel.

My friend ,Karsten, taught me how  to drive an automatic car. He let me use his  car and I wasn’t sure which one of us was more nervous. HAHA

Plus, I want to have a license! I promise to be a responsible driver! HAHA

3. Learn to Surf

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I think riding a wave is  empowering! According to a  study, surfing is great exercise  that will surely drop pounds!

This year, I want to stay focus  on my goals in life and I think  that surfing will help me learn  how to ‘focus’.

I’m sure it’s going to be fun and exciting! But I have to find a good surfing  spot! Any suggestions?

 

4.Learn how to Skateboard

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I want to learn how to skateboard! Many girls skateboard and I’m really amazed by them! This year, I want to be ‘somehow’ adventurous and extreme! HAHA

My friends told me that it’s not a good idea because I might get hurt but I’m still  eager to learn and I’m willing to make room for all the pain it will bring! HAHA

I want to start by buying my own penny board. 😉

5. Learn to Use Chopsticks Properly

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Yes! You’ve read that right! I don’t know how to use chopsticks! Such a loser I know. This is one of the reasons why I hate eating in Chinese restaurants. HAHA

This 2014, I have to learn how to use chopsticks properly! HAHA okay guys, stop laughing. :))

 6. Attend the Hot Air Balloon Festival

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One of the much-awaited event in the country is the Hot Air Balloon Festival  every February in Clark, Pampanga! and until now, I haven’t attend even once!

I think it’s still impossible for me to fulfill this one because february will be a very  busy month for me. 😦 But I’m still hoping! *crossfingers!

7. Start a Fashion Blog

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This is one of my dreams! I’ve always wanted to have my own fashion blog! I’m  inspired by my favorite fashion bloggers! I love the fact that they get new  beautiful clothes for free from their sponsors!!

I also have this passion for fashion! I wish I could just have clothes without  getting broke after. (I wish!)

8. 52 Week Money Challenge

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I agree that this is a great way to save up money! I hope I’ll be able to finish this without  making a fool of myself. HAHA

Note to self: Start Saving money for your future and your parents!!

9. Out of the country getaway with my family

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Last year, I’ve been to many places outside of the country. I know how my  parents worked hard to let me join school tours and so I decided that this year is  my payback time.

Since I’ll be graduating in less than 5 months, it’s my chance to save money for  them and give them what they deserve. I want them to discover and travel the  world with me. Hopefully, I could achieve this one. 🙂

These are the main goals of my life for this year! I am holding myself accountable by making a goal public. I’ve heard that if we have people to hold us accountable, we are much more likely to accomplish our goals. 🙂 Happy New Year! Spend it right! 🙂

How about you? what are the things you want to accomplish this year? 🙂

<3,

Neds