The 10 Biggest Foodie Trends in Manila 2010!

Allow me to share with you my talk during the 2nd Top Menu Masters Conference in Tagaytay… Good Morning! I’m honored to contribute to the restaurant industry by sharing with you What’s Hot and What’s Not In the Evolving Philippine Dining Out Market. I’m an engineer by profession. I worked for P&G for 13 years as … Continue reading The 10 Biggest Foodie Trends in Manila 2010!

Avenue Q is BACK with Rachel Alejandro!

Avenue Q is finally back in Manila on its fifth run! Rachel Alejandro is back as Kate Monster/ Lucy The Slut instead of Carla Guevara-Laforteza, who is currently playing the role of Maureen in RENT. Calvin Millado, who originally played Roger in the first run of RENT in Manila, is joining Avenue Q as Brian. The … Continue reading Avenue Q is BACK with Rachel Alejandro!

Floating Island – The Best Hospital Restaurant (for me)

One of our main considerations for choosing Makati Med versus St. Luke's in Bonifacio Global City is that MMC, at present, has the best hospital restaurant in the country! Not only that, you can buy the best siopao in Makati in this hospital. Floating Island has been a fave secret resto among foodies in Makati. … Continue reading Floating Island – The Best Hospital Restaurant (for me)

Romeo and Bernadette

Valentine’s is not yet over, not until you have watched Romeo & Bernadette. 🙂 The premise of this musical is funny in itself. Romeo did not die, he was just sleeping — until he awakens in the 1960’s. He meets Bernadette in Verona, Italy (whom he thinks is his lovely Juliet) and decides to pursue her … Continue reading Romeo and Bernadette

Awesome Pilipinas Debuts in Travel Fair!

Finally, I’m launching the Awesome Pilipinas Tours in the 17th Travel Tour Expo 2010 on Feb. 19-21. It is the biggest travel fair in the country 🙂  Awesome Pilipinas is the signature tours brand of Our Awesome Planet in partnership with Frontline 8 Travel one of the trusted travel agencies in the Philippines.  I designed all … Continue reading Awesome Pilipinas Debuts in Travel Fair!

My Marathon Story

This is my contribution to those in the running community who want to finish their first dream marathon. How could I say no to Jaymie, who asked me to share my first marathon experience during the Bull Circle: The Dream Marathon session @ ROX? I ran my first 42k marathon last July 2007 during the 31st … Continue reading My Marathon Story

OAP Team Manila Shirt!

I’m so excited that the Our Awesome Planet and Team Manila Shirt is ready! The shirt was designed by Jowee himself of Team Manila 🙂 We are launching the shirt in time for the biggest travel fair in the country in SMX on Feb. 19-21, 2010. I’ll be there the whole day manning the Awesome … Continue reading OAP Team Manila Shirt!

Secrets of North Luzon Travel in 2010

I recently journeyed with the best of the young travel bloggers and travel writers in the country on a 7-day North Philippines familiarization tour. I’ve been to most of them, but there were a few little secrets that I learned during that trip. Here are the top 10 secrets of North Luzon in 2010… 🙂 … Continue reading Secrets of North Luzon Travel in 2010

Masawa Hong Butuan

A 24.7 meter-long second balangay named “Masawa Hong Butuan“ was built in the historic Butuan City where the first Balangay relics were discovered. It was named after the place where the first Christian Mass was held in the Masawa delta in Agusan River (with Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan). This is to put a stake on … Continue reading Masawa Hong Butuan