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Break free from boredom with these perfect hangout plans for a sunny day

Fill the blank days in your calendar with these fun activities for escaping the heat and having a good time

Boredom and the hot summer weather make a terrible pairing, especially since this season is meant for having fun and going on adventures. It’s also a waste to let a fine sunny day simply pass without any exciting new moment to remember it by—but don’t worry!

If today is a day where you don’t have fun plans on your calendar, these 6 activity and hangout ideas can help you break free from boredom and brighten up your summer. Check them out now and enjoy an exciting sunny day ahead!

Say hello to vlogging

Even the most mundane activities can feel much more exciting and interesting when you’re looking at them through your vlogging lens. Simply bring a reliable camera like the Sony ZV-E1L Full Frame Vlog Camera with Kit Lens and film vlog-worthy content like documenting a day in your life, going café-hopping, or trying fun challenges with your friends.

With its lightweight and compact size, this Sony vlogging camera is ideal for on-the-go filming. This device packs a punch with its 12.1 MP full-frame sensor, cutting-edge BIONZ XR engine for high-speed processing, 4K recording capabilities, and AI processing unit with a wider and more accurate subject recognition feature.

Head to Photoline and save up to P30,000 on cameras, lenses, and photo accessories, including the Sony ZV-E1L Full Frame Vlog Camera with Kit Lens. This vlogging camera is now priced at P143,999, which is P10,000 less its original price of P153,999. Enjoy this promo in select SM Malls until June 30.

Ready, set, travel

Don’t let anything stop you from booking a spontaneous trip, whether to a visa-free destination or a local travel spot that brings you a change of scenery. After all, traveling is one of the best things you can do during summer or breaks—and one of the essentials you should never miss is a reliable travel bag like the Wenger Motion Carry-on Hardside Luggage. 

This durable luggage is equipped with a Travel Sentry-approved combination lock and double coil zippy to keep your items safe and secure. It also has an interior mesh zippered pocket for better organization of your belongings, compression straps to prevent your items from moving around, and a removable shoe pouch to keep everything nice and clean.

The Wenger Motion Carry-on Hardside Luggage is available in three sizes: Small (priced at P7,490), Medium (priced at P8,990), and Large (priced at P8,990). Get them now for your next trip at Wenger stores in SM City Cebu, SM City Legazpi, SM City North EDSA, and SM Mall of Asia.

Time to shop ‘til you drop

Do you prefer to stay indoors and hide from the scorching sun? The mall is your place to be, and what’s a better activity to do there than go on a shopping spree? Load up your wardrobe with preppy and casual fashion finds from Sperry, including their signature boat shoes, comfortable sneakers, and stylish loafers. With their laidback yet timeless designs, any footwear from Sperry can easily add pizzazz to your upcoming summer OOTDs—so go and shop for them now!

With a minimum spend of P7,000 on regular-priced items at Sperry in SM Mall of Asia, you can get a limited edition Sperry Retro Cap for free. You can also score a P1,000 discount with a minimum purchase of P12,000 on regular items, so schedule your shopping spree while these promos are available until July 1!

Fight the heat with heat

Ever heard of the saying “fight fire with fire”? With this mantra in mind, perhaps you should consider treating yourself to a relaxing hot stone massage during this hot summer. Perfect for an indulgent self-treat, this massage helps you relieve stress, ease any backache or foot pain, soothe your tense muscles, and make you feel rejuvenated after a busy day.

Enjoy a 45 Minute Hot Stone Massage for your back and foot for as low as P350. or opt for an hour-long session to max out your relaxation for P450. These services are available at Mother’s Touch at SM City Bacolod.

Enjoy bonding time with loved ones

Creating beautiful summer memories with your loved ones can be as simple as having a delightful lunch or dinner together. Invite them to a meal at Kuya J Restaurant and order their Salo-salo Meals like the Crispy Bangus Ala Pobre, which features the Filipino-favorite deep-fried fish as its main dish. It also comes with four tasty side dishes: TCO (Tomato, Cucumber, and Onion), Salad, Binagoongang Kangkong, and Kropek and Kamote Chips.

Get a 20% discount on Kuya J Restaurant’s Salo-salo Meals, including the Crispy Bangus Ala Pobre Salo-Salo which now costs only P1,106 instead of its P1,303 original price.

Indulge in a refreshing skin treat

Skincare enthusiasts, here’s a fun fact: Using a vitamin C serum can boost the skin protection provided by sunscreen. This beauty hack is perfect for summer, and you can incorporate it into your routine now by pairing your usual sunscreen with the Dermaction Plus BY WATSONS Triple Vitamin C Intensive Serum.

With potent Triple Vitamin C as its active ingredient, this intensive serum also helps your skin feel refreshed and gets rid of dullness, so you can enjoy a radiant glow for summer. It is also formulated with other anti-oxidants like Carrot Oil CLR, Vitamin B Complex, and Hydrolyzed Collagen that help rejuvenate, nourish, and smoothen your skin.

Get this at 40% off for only P239.40 (originally P335) at Watsons in SM Lanang Premier until May 31.

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