Let me start by defining to you non-Filipinos what pasalubongis. (Native Filipinos, please skip this part). A Pasalubongis a token or a gift or a little something something (souvenirs, food, random items) given to a loved one or just about anybody usually after a trip (a vacation or return from abroad). A pasalubong is also used to denote the food (famously donuts or pansit) the head of a family takes home for his children after work. It is an integral part of the rich culture the Philippines continues t... read more »
The third international installment of the Mt. Apo Boulder Face Challenge was recently held in Davao to raise tourism activity and awareness for the environmental protection of the Philippines’ highest peak. The competition brought foreign and domestic challenge takers to cover 113.3 kilometers in four different activities: 47.8 km of biking, 50 km of trekking, [...] read more »
Airport food in all its grandeur.
I'm baaack! It doesn't make much of a difference to you whether I post from Kuala Lumpur, Singapore or Cebu but I just wanted to express my happiness on finally arriving home. I mean, both cities were fun but the good and bad thing about vacations is that they always come to an end. Okay,being extremely optimistic here, but nonetheless, it's good to be home! Not quite home yet but the gatorade water bottleslittered on the sidewalks tell me I'm back to the land of my pr... read more »
Back when I was a Masscom student at the University of San Jose-Recoletos, I had the fun experience of taking part in numerous media-related activities like music video productions, short film productions, radio station management, and internships at radio and TV stations. One of my favorite projects was the short film production. We are split  read more »
hot mocha and food at Tully's
Just as everybody else, I like the perfect comfort that cafes brings. Especially nowadays when the temperature can go extreme. I usually envision myself inside a coffee shop preferably in the afternoon when the day is at it's hottest. Ideal to haul with your laptop, or your Kindle or maybe your Samsung Note or iPad to play Candy Crush while sipping your favorite frapp or brewed coffee. Oftentimes I come here just to people watch. To check out what other people are ordering ... read more »
The Philippines, I must tell you, has so many wedding traditions and I only realized it at my ma's and da's wedding. Weddings. Our marriages here are mostly God-centered and Love-bound, Fidelity and Monogamy are emphasized because we're mostly a Christian nation. Our Muslim lot do things differently I guess but I wouldn't know because I've never been to a Muslim wedding (will someone please invite me?)
Anyway, there's this thing -- like a marriage proposal thing -- that our traditional lot do. It's call... read more »
This is the last part of my travel experience in Bacolod - Silay City, from festivals, tourist destination, HotelAccommodationand now its time to give way for the list of best restaurants in Bacolod and Silay City, not all restaurants and other foods in Bacolod and Silay are expensive you can eat as much as you can!. Your taste buds and their delicacies will surely in clicked with each other.
Silay City: Golden Food Park is one of my favorite places to eat after we arrived from the airport my parents b... read more »
Are you one of those people who loves to criticize restaurants, spas, salons, or any establishment so future customers know what to expect? Zodio, a local search and reviews platform in the Philippines, is having a great promo for all you critics out there! Be the ULTIMATE ZODIO CRITIC for a month by writing the [...] read more »
Yesterday we enjoyed the 8th year birthday celebration of one of my wife's niece. It was an awesome day together as a family. The three sisters (my wife and her 2 sisters) planned for this birthday celebration. We went to Josephine Water Camp. It was a nice resort here in Cavite. They have a lot of pools with a matches with a nice designs. Even their pool supplies were very nice. I am not sure if they looked at the site http://www.poolsupplyunlimited.com for their pool supplies and designs or hired a pro... read more »
The Childrens Playground in Luneta (aka Rizal Park) has been there as long as I remember. My parents used to take us there,siblings, when we were little, right after our pre-dawned swimming at the Manila Bay,(yes, Manila Bay used to be clean and great for swimming!) . When I took the boys there few months [...] read more »