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Summer Fun! Play in the Sun and Dare to Play Contest with SunPlay

Posted by on Mar 20, 2012 in Featured, Philippines

Summer is here!  Time to be free and play under the sun don’t you think? Dare to be FREE!   It’s about time to have fun under the sun! Don’t be afraid and DARE to be FUN!   SunPlay, the number one sunblock / sunscreen in Japan, is now in the Philippines! SunPlay sunscreen / sunblock is the only sunblock that offers highest SPF of 130 and PA +++ available in the market today, giving maximum...

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Meeting the President of the Philippines

Posted by on Mar 4, 2012 in Featured, Movies & TV, Philippines, Pilipinas

It was my first time inside the Malacanang Palace 🙂 Thanks to our friends from Nat Geo, Agatep and the President of course for inviting us into the Palace! photo by Erwin Nolido   Jeman, myself and Rod with Caster, the Food Taster. photo by Erwin Nolido   Caster’s job is very interesting.  He is trained here and abroad of different toxins and poisons that can be found on food.  His...

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Inside Malacañang a National Geographic Channel Special

Posted by on Mar 1, 2012 in Celebrities, Entertainment and Lifestyle, Events, Featured, Movies & TV, Philippines, Pilipinas

One of the perks of being a blogger, is you get to have dinner (sort-of) with the President of the Philippines!  Nat Geo and our friends from Agatep invited us over at the Malacanang Palace for the first screening of Inside Malacañang.  It’s a National Geographic special that takes you to an exclusive guided tour inside the official residence of our country’s president. The Malacañang...

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Panagbenga Flower Festival Baguio City

Posted by on Feb 26, 2012 in Philippines, Pilipinas, Travel

I’m in Baguio for work and what a fun work it is, I get to cover festivals and fun happnenings!  It has been a while since I’ve been to Baguio and it was my first time to witness the Panagbenga festival. My last trip to Baguio was for Vaseline Road Trip.  Check out my blog then, we did so much in one day! Anyway, here’s our float for TV5!  I loooooove our float! It has 10...

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Tretorn Nylite and Panagbenga Baguio Flower Festival

Posted by on Feb 25, 2012 in Philippines, Pilipinas, Style Flair

Ohai from Baguio City! I packed for a 20 degree weather. But it plunged down to 14 degrees! I am so not prepared for the cold. This is a working trip and I’ll be covering Panagbena, Baguio’s flower festival, for my network 🙂 I’m so excited, but it means there will be a lot of walking around the hilly parts of Baguio so I brought my Tretorn Nylites. Comfortable closed shoes. I...

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Philippine Holidays 2012 – Plan Your Vacation Ahead

Posted by on Dec 13, 2011 in Announcements, Featured, Philippines, Pilipinas, Travel

Hello travel-hungry folks!  Work is work, but when there are holidays, it’s time to travel!  Plan your leaves and vacations early and base it on the Philippine Holidays 2012 Calendar below : Check out my friends and partner’s holiday deals from time to time: AdvenTours from AirPhil Express. You can also visit their Facebook page for any questions. Buyanihan deals for  Holiday,...

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I’m Back Pangasinan!

Posted by on Nov 21, 2011 in blogging, Events, Featured, Northern Luzon, Philippines, Travel

So, I woke up to a new place! (we left at 1 am an arrived at 5:30) and the bus was so cold Well, I’ve been here before to speak about blogging ta-da!!! I’m actually here for the Pangasinan Digital ICT Congress Co-creating the Digital Future of Pangasinan It’s 5 o’clock in the morning.. and it’s lovely waking up to this… You wouldn’t see well in the...

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Manokan Country – Bacolod

Posted by on Nov 15, 2011 in Philippines, Travel

Ah, the things you usually take for granted when it’s always near you. Bacolod is my lovely hometown.  I grew up there and yes, I grew up with the best, most authentic Chicken Inasal there is in the world.  I have tried many chicken inasals here in Manila, but nothing beats the inasal from my hometown! I was only left to explore Bacolod with my dear friend Mica for a day for the Bacolod...

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Boracay Birthday + Halloween

Posted by on Oct 29, 2011 in Boracay, Philippines, Travel

  Greetings from Boracay!  I’ve been dying to have this vacation – to celebrate my birthday and Halloween 🙂 We had a difficult trip last night. Our flight got delayed for 3 hours and we had our flight redirected to Kalibo airport due to sunset limitation. On our 2 way ride from Kalibo airport to Jetty came a thunderstorm.  It was kinda scary.  We had to stop a few times because we...

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Bacolod Masskara Festival Streetdance Competition Coverage

Posted by on Oct 19, 2011 in Entertainment and Lifestyle, Events, Featured, Music, Philippines, Travel

They didn’t call Bacolod the “City of Smiles” for nothing! The Masskara Festival started in the early 80s.  That was a time for crisis in the city with a sunken ship and the sugarcane crisis.  It was bad times for the people of Bacolod.  The artists and the government worked to hold a Festival in that year.  This was intended to turn the gloomy atmosphere of the city and...

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Official Results of Masskara Festival 2011

Posted by on Oct 16, 2011 in Events, Philippines, Travel

Mica and I came all the way from Manila to Bacolod to support our dear friend Enrico Dee (a.k.a. Byahilo) and his team Barangay 17.  Thanks to AirPhil Express for making this possible. I have more posts and pictures to share, but the more urgent question is: who are the winners?   Well here is the result of this year’s 32nd Masskara Festival Street Dance 2011!   Best in Costume: barangay...

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Zoom Zoom Pow: F1 Singapore Night Race 2011 Updates

Posted by on Sep 12, 2011 in Celebrities, Entertainment and Lifestyle, Events, Featured, Formula 1, Philippines, Singapore, Sports, Travel

Whenever you attend or watch F1, there’s always motorsport drama! You are going to live louder than life at this year’s Grand Prix Season Singapore as it returns from September 16 – 25, 2011 to complement the world’s only Formula One night race.  This is the fourth year that Singapore is hosting the night race and my love for F1 and the Singapore night race never fades....

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Airphil Express Extends Operation Base in Clark

Posted by on Aug 7, 2011 in Philippines, Travel

Seems like I’m off to jet set again… 😛 More options for budget traveling http://www.flaircandy.com/?p=8522 by Flair Candy Plan your holidays early! Visit my blog, I updated a few airline deals that you may be interested with! Hurry coz the deals are about to expire soon! flaircandy.com   The 7,107 islands in the Philippines are getting more closer than ever.  With the boom of the...

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10 Blackberry apps for Navigating Traffic in Manila

Posted by on Jun 24, 2011 in Manila, Philippines, Tech Chic

Hi guys, it’s traffic and it’s flooded everywhere!  Here are apps you can download and use with your Blackberry to get you through the streets of Manila 🙂 Motoring App Alert – Navigating through traffic with your BlackBerry In this edition of AppAlert, we have compiled a list road safety and useful applications with relations to your car. 1. DriveSafe.ly – Free /...

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Testing Smart LTE Broadband in Boracay

Posted by on May 25, 2011 in Boracay, Celebrities, Entertainment and Lifestyle, Events, Featured, Philippines, Tech Chic, Travel

If you have been following me on Twitter and Facebook, you will see photos of me testing Smart LTE over the weekend! Another great weekend in Boracay with a super fast broadband!  I didn’t mind staying in my hotel room longer than my usual trips.  I was uploading photos and videos for Tek Tok TV using the Smart LTE Dongle that was loaned to us for testing. I don’t mind this being my...

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Surfing Photography Tips

Posted by on May 5, 2011 in Art & Photography, Featured, La Union, Sports, Surfing

Surfing is definitely one of the sports that is fun to capture. Every photo you take has something to do with how the waves form, how your subject performs his tricks and of course – luck and timing! After you get a really good capture, it’s all worth it! Show your subject your gnarly photo of him and he will appreciate it. I’m a surfer too and I know how it feels when someone...

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Boracay Open Ultimate Frisbee 2011 with Hygienix

Posted by on Apr 18, 2011 in Art & Photography, Boracay, Celebrities, Entertainment and Lifestyle, Events, Featured, Philippines, Sports, Travel

Everyone knows that I’m simply a beach person!  I’d love to imagine myself at the beach even when I’m in a busy city.  Since I daydream about the beach so often, and I dream so much about it… I sometimes find myself in one! One day I woke up and found myself in one of my most favorite beaches in the world – Boracay.  I know it’s commercialized and all but...

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Beach Hut 100 SPF Put to the Test

Posted by on Apr 13, 2011 in Beauty, Boracay, Health, Philippines, Sports, Travel

So, one day, I received this package at home and my younger sister thought it was PIZZA! Served Fresh, Hot and FAST! But surprise! It’s the new Beach Hut sunblock lotion with SPF 100!!! OMG I know there were lots of bloggers who already blogged about this, but I had to take it with me to Boracay on a test run!   Last weekend, I was sent to Boracay to cover the Boracay Open Ultimate Frisbee....

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First Time in Palawan, Flower Island

Posted by on Mar 27, 2011 in Advocacy, Art & Photography, Career, Featured, Palawan, Philippines, Pilipinas, Travel

I must say, I am so reluctant to admit that at my 25 years of being here in the Philippines, I haven’t been to one of the most beautiful places in my home country – Palawan. I have heard the many good things people say about this place but sadly, some sad events happened too that I shared with you here. Apart from that, cyanide and dynamite fishing were very rampant, killing our...

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