Life is too short to waste on the usual day-to-day activities and meaningless travel. Over the 5+ years of exploring the Philippines, I’ve discovered the most awesome adventures guaranteed to make your hearts race and rave. These are the experiences that left indelible memories in my mind. I’m sharing these with you because these are … Continue reading 8 Awesome Adventures in the Philippines!
Dek A is now my favorite authentic Thai restaurant in Manila. Dek means young and A stands for number 1 in class (as in Grade A). Feb, who owns and runs the restaurant, is half-Filipina and half-Thai. Although she lives in Thailand with her Filipina mom, they decided to open a restaurant in Manila. You … Continue reading Dek A: Authentic Thai Hole-in-the-Wall Resto in Makati
I love beaches! The travel bug bit me while I was sitting and watching the 270-degree view of the sea and sky on Kota Beach in Bantayan, Cebu in 2006. The feeling was surreal — I couldn’t believe that nature could be so awesome that no words could fully describe it. (You’ll know the feeling … Continue reading Top 10 Beaches of the Philippines!
Dearest OAP family and friends, Thank you to all those who expressed their support for Our Awesome Planet. We felt the love and hugs of family, friends and readers who matter most to us. Our Awesome Planet is NOT connected with, compensated by, or represented by any PR firm that would resort to restaurant extortion. … Continue reading Our Sincere Thanks to You
Whether you are a local traveler or foreign tourist just starting to discover the beauty of the Philippines, here’s a list of places you shouldn’t dare miss: WORLD HERITAGE SITES OF THE PHILIPPINES Mouth of Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park 1. Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park is one of the must-visit places among the … Continue reading TOP 10 World Renowned and Must-See Places in the Philippines!
Khantoke dinner at the Old Chiang Mai Cultural Center The Tourism Authority of Thailand is doing an awesome job in promoting tourism via social media. They recruited the top travel bloggers in each country and asked them to blog about Chiangmai’s Medical Tourism. The Philippines is represented by my Ultimate Philippines brother Ivan Henares of … Continue reading Chiangmai Medical Tourism according to Ivan
I love Filipino food, and I’m not just saying that because I’m Filipino. Filipino fare is always a celebration of what’s fresh and in season — cooked slowly with love, served with warm hospitality, and enjoyed with the laughter of family and friends. Here are the Top 8 Most Awesome Filipino Restaurants that Pinoys should … Continue reading 8 Most Awesome Filipino Restaurants in the Philippines
Lunch @ Kinabuhayan Cafe, Kubli Springs Kapuso Mo, Jessica Soho is an award-winning TV show on one of the largest networks in the country. Jessica Soho has been a constant presence on Philippine television for a long time now, establishing her mass influence, integrity and solid journalistic reputation through the years. Her show is the … Continue reading Kapuso Mo, Jessica Soho Shoot @ Kinabuhayan Cafe, Kubli Springs
Dear OAP friends, I’m looking for two to three people who will work with me for the next 6 months to scale up Our Awesome Planet in 2011. These people will be involved with running existing projects, marketing them online via social media, and conceptualizing / executing new exciting internet projects. My goal is to … Continue reading In Search of Apprentices
(virtual copy: My Awesome Life Planner 2011) Finally, I am releasing My Awesome Life Book, a travel log planner for 2011 on a limited edition basis! It is a travel log, planner, and guide book in one. I am excited because this is my first published work 🙂 Thanks to Belle de Jour team for … Continue reading My Awesome Life in 2011 (a Travel Log Planner)