ASEAN Tourism Forum Recap: ASEAN Integration to Boost Philippines Tourism!

This year's ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) held in Manila from January 18 to 25, 2016 with this year's theme "One Community for Sustainability", a cooperative effort aimed at promoting the region as a single tourist destination. The annual event involves all the tourism industry sectors of the 10 member nations of ASEAN: Brunei, Darussalam, Cambodia, … Continue reading ASEAN Tourism Forum Recap: ASEAN Integration to Boost Philippines Tourism!

100 Photos of Great Cuisines in the Philippines! (Series 4 of 4) #LGG4PH #LGG4TheGreat

Our Awesome Planet, in partnership with LG Electronics, present 100 Photos of Great Cuisines in the Philippines as Shot using LG G4.   Here’s the 4th batch of 25 yummy photos to complete the 100 Great Cuisines campaign: 100 Great Cuisines in the Philippines Photo Exhibit: (1-25) | (25-50) | (50-75) | (76-100) Pink Floyd @ ADAAM and YVES   

Awesome Guide: 15 Places to Try in Angeles City (Part 3 – International Cuisine)

By Abigail Javellana Awesome Guide: 15 Places to Try in Angeles City: Filipino Cuisine (4) | Awesome Places (3)| International Cuisine (8) Update 07/27/2016: PAMPANGA: Top 10 Most Awesome Restaurants in Pampanga! (2016) Getting hungry is not an option, Angeles City famed for being the “Culinary Capital of the Philippines” not only produces yummy Filipino dishes but will also surprise … Continue reading Awesome Guide: 15 Places to Try in Angeles City (Part 3 – International Cuisine)

Awesome Guide: 15 Places to Try in Angeles City (Part 1- Filipino Cuisine)

Awesome Guide: 15 Places to Try in Angeles City: Filipino Cuisine (4) | Awesome Places (3)| International Cuisine (8) Update 07/27/2016: PAMPANGA: Top 10 Most Awesome Restaurants in Pampanga! (2016) Angeles City, with its reputation famous for the red light district, you'd be surprised that Angeles City is far from that. Famed for being recognized as the "Culinary Capital of … Continue reading Awesome Guide: 15 Places to Try in Angeles City (Part 1- Filipino Cuisine)

TXANTON: Jamon Iberico de Bellota & Finest Spanish/French Wine Tasting!

TXANTON (pronounced as shan-ton) is the first Jamóneria in the Philippines and bodega showcasing the finest Spanish and French wines. Its name is a tribute to Paulino Txanton Aboitiz, who was the first of his family to arrive in Manila in 1898. It is the retail sister company of Antique Wine Collections (AWC) Philippines, which supplies the finest … Continue reading TXANTON: Jamon Iberico de Bellota & Finest Spanish/French Wine Tasting!

Guide to an Awesome @EdsaShangriLa Family Staycation!

EDSA Shangri-La Manila is one of the lifestyle oases in the middle of the urban jungle in the Mandaluyong/Ortigas area. It’s a great home base for a staycation weekend with the family in the northern part of the metro. Here’s a guide on what to do during your staycation at Edsa Shangri-La Hotel…  EDSA SHANGRI-LA … Continue reading Guide to an Awesome @EdsaShangriLa Family Staycation!

A Paparazzi Anniversary (A Photo Essay) @EdsaShangriLa

PAPARAZZI is Edsa Shangri-La’s signature Italian Restaurant serving an iconic Bistecca Florentina with 1.2kg of Tuscany T-bone Steak from young grass-fed cows from Ireland. We celebrated our anniversary at Paparazzi with our boys during our Edsa Shangri-La Staycation. Here’s what to expect at Paparazzi…   PAPARAZZISecond Floor, Tower Wing, Edsa Shangri-La HotelTelephone: (63 2) 633 8888 … Continue reading A Paparazzi Anniversary (A Photo Essay) @EdsaShangriLa

The Feast of the Black Nazarene: A Display of Pure Devotion

 https://youtu.be/zINMSPIaiAg The Feast of the Black Nazarene is the largest religious procession in the country, garnering nearly twelve million pilgrims yearly. Taking place on every January 9, a life sized, centuries old wooden sculpture of Jesus bearing a cross is displayed through the streets of Quiapo. Barefoot attendees clad in red and gold frantically flock … Continue reading The Feast of the Black Nazarene: A Display of Pure Devotion

HEAT’S MAD FOR LOBSTER: Ultimate Lobster Feast in Manila! (Every Friday @EdsaShangrila)

MAD FOR LOBSTER is an eat-all-you-can lobster feast every Friday night at Restaurant Heat in Edsa Shangri-La Hotel.  HEAT transformed their seafood buffet Fridays into a lobster-themed buffet to cater to indulgent celebrations and to make the buffet price worth it.  Here are some tips to plan your awesome lobster Friday…   RESTAURANT HEATLobby Level, Tower Wing, Edsa … Continue reading HEAT’S MAD FOR LOBSTER: Ultimate Lobster Feast in Manila! (Every Friday @EdsaShangrila)

Celebrating New Year’s Eve in Lake Taal! @ClubBalaiIsabel

It’s now a tradition in the family to escape and celebrate the New Year outside of Manila. It was our first time to spend New Year’s Eve at Club Balai Isabel overlooking the serene Lake Taal in Talisay, Batangas.