Free & Easy Membership @ Makro Makati Finally :)

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If you have not heard the news, membership is now FREE and it is easy to become a member. and you might want to check out this makati branch while the opening promotion is on-going until Nov. … However, for the Makro virgins out there, I would like to give you a view on making your first visit to Makro a smooth and pleasant one.
…The target shopper of Makro are the sari-sari stores and being a wholesaler, you can find products at the cheapest price but you need to buy in bulk.

Sick, Crashed and Lost (Aargh!)

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It was soo painful that I had to take a leave on Friday and missed a lot of my office commitments and what should have been Aidan’s first Halloween Trick or Treat in the office. … I was spending the entire Sunday trying to revive her to the best of my abilities but I was able to get the critical files I needed (password file, quicken finances file, and the google earth Philippine virtual tour file I was doing when it crashed) Most of the photos, I was able to backup in Angelika, my ipod. … We missed another opportunity for Aidan to go on a trick or treat in Bel air ๐Ÿ™ I’m afraid that this is not the end but at least so far no life threatening situation happened and I still have my family and this blog ๐Ÿ™‚

Imagine how close Mt. Cho Oyu is to Mt. Everest already.

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Everest and if you are successful in the 8000m altitude or popularly known as the death zone, then you will be ready for Mt.
…Everest and to be the first Filipino to ever set foot in the great mountain and come back alive is a different story. … Cho Oyu climb : Romi’s Cho Oyu Blog (by Romi) Cho Oyu Pictures (by Romi) New Filipino Altitude Record Set by Romi for Climbing Mt.

Yehey! Got in as an alternate contributor to Pinoy Tech Blogs!

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I’m happy that among the dozens who expressed interest I got chosen ๐Ÿ™‚ along with Mike Abundo who I met in one of the digital filipino eyeball, who is a great tech guy. Frankly, the reason I wanted to become a contributor in PTB is I want to channel all my technology posts into that group blog and keep Awesome Planet focused primarily on awesome stuff in the Philippines and things that makes me happy in our family life. By the way, I’m also blogging at Litratista.org about photography and Pinoy Travel Blog about travel in the Philippines.

Roadmap to becoming a Project Management Professional (PMP)!

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This is increasingly required by US companies and you too can be a PMP Certified project manager if you are in the IT/ Consultancy Project Management Business.
…(a) members can avail of certification discounts, (b) get connected with latest PM information globally, and (c) download PM BOK (Project Management Body of Knowledge (PM BOK) – 3rd Edition
…You might be brainwashed by now and you need to reprogram your mental model to speak in terms of the global standard for Project Management contained in the PM BOK 3rd Edition.

How beautiful are the Pinays?

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Well there are criticisms that they are friendster rip offs but you got to agree with me that they are still beautiful (although some are bordering into girls in bikinis ๐Ÿ™‚ I got this from the Pilipinas Flickr group — Thanks! By the way, if you are into fashion photography zchendevlemh has tons of sets on other beautiful women and you can learn from the poses and lighting impact.
… UPDATE: (10/27/05) Due to the controversial nature of the source of the picture, I decided to remove it.

If you have not realized that “The World is Flat”, your missing on the most influential concept in modern history.

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This is the Bible of IT in our company and if you are in the IT field, this is a must read for you. I’m trying to read the hard bound book but, there is a video speech published in MIT . … No need to pay that expensive tuition fee ๐Ÿ™‚ Thanks to Aldrin for the MIT lead, I’m downloading the video now.

The Best Therapeutic Massage in Town! P500 ($10) for 4 hours of Reflexology Massage!

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As expected I did not, and It was very painful ๐Ÿ™ After this test, there is a makeshift steam bath using a cofta chair and a cover enough to cover your entire body when sitted and it has a hole so that only your head would stick out.
…( I’ve been to a lot of the popular ones cause I’m an addict when it comes to this things) Also, he would make you lie on your sides and do reflexology on the side muscles and take the opportunity to do further stretches as well.
…Last thing, your body will be bug-bog (battered) after this, so no sports activity in the next five days ๐Ÿ™ Probably next time, I’ll just try the home service as long as I can provide Bing the right bed for him to perform his therapeutic massage.

Pinoy 2.0 Meme-Map

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These meme maps were started by Tim O’reilley What is Web 2.0 meme-map and Peter Forret started to develop a meme-map generator . … This is a “draft” blue-print of the game plan to develop the next generation of Filipinos who would become the next superpower in the knowledge driven global economy. … Maybe you can help me out with this and let me know if you have ideas in mind on how we can develop the Pinoy 2.0.