Sustainable Seafood Week PH: Addressing the Issue of Responsible Seafood Sourcing One Plate at a Time!

Sustainable Seafood Week Philippines shows how Philippine stakeholders including the hospitality industry, civil society groups, businesses, and government can work hand in hand to build public awareness on the issue of responsible seafood sourcing and how critical it is for the seafood industry to act in response to the rapid depletion of the ocean’s resources. … Continue reading Sustainable Seafood Week PH: Addressing the Issue of Responsible Seafood Sourcing One Plate at a Time!

IRON MAN EXPERIENCE & STAR WARS TAKEOVER: Hong Kong Disneyland is Now for Boys this 2017!

Last time we went to Hong Kong Disneyland with the boys, my eldest, Aidan, commented that “Disneyland is for Girls.” He thought the place was Princess-centric and they couldn’t even buy anything from the stores. It became an internal joke among my sons but that is about to change. I’m excited to bring them back this 2017. … Continue reading IRON MAN EXPERIENCE & STAR WARS TAKEOVER: Hong Kong Disneyland is Now for Boys this 2017!

DAMNAK LOUNGE: The Best Khmer and French Restaurant in Siem Reap? @damnaklounge

by Sean Nolan Damnak Lounge is considered to be the best Fine Dining restaurants in Siem Reap.  The menu celebrates the marriage of bold Khmer spices with the finesse of French cooking techniques.    In a city that is flooded with millions of tourist a year, mediocrity amongst restaurants can be a big problem. All too often tourist may … Continue reading DAMNAK LOUNGE: The Best Khmer and French Restaurant in Siem Reap? @damnaklounge

Our Awesome Travel Moments of 2016!

2016 was an awesome year for Team Our Awesome Planet! From out of the country destinations to discovering more of what our beautiful Philippines has to offer, it was indeed a year full of many wonderful memories! Here’s a look-back at what each team member found memorable and why…

Chinese New Year Manila 2017: Where to Celebrate CNY with the Family?!

(Copyright by Freepik) Welcome, the Year of the Fire Rooster as Manila Chinatown will be loud, colorful and full of dragons! Chinatown and hotels will be once again be filled with decorations, dancers, and fireworks to usher in the new year! So if you're looking for a delicious meal or join in the party, here's a … Continue reading Chinese New Year Manila 2017: Where to Celebrate CNY with the Family?!

PHARE The Cambodian Circus: Changing Lives One Show At A Time! @PhareCircus

by Sean Nolan Phare: The Cambodian Circus is a mixture of theater, modern dance, and acrobatics, expertly choreographed to tell a captivating story which combines Cambodian folklore and history into a show for all ages.      Eight different programs  are rotated monthly. We were fortunate enough to catch Influence. A story about survival, domination, manipulation, and ultimately – … Continue reading PHARE The Cambodian Circus: Changing Lives One Show At A Time! @PhareCircus

Baker & Cook and Plank Sourdough Pizza: New World Baking by Dean Brettschneider

“Global Baker” Dean Brettschneider introduces his New World Baking style with a delightful selection of handcrafted artisan breads, pastries, and sourdough pizzas through his two restaurant concepts, Baker & Cook and Plank Sourdough Pizza. New World Baking is the compilation of Dean’s travels and experiences, bringing a little of bit of Germany, Italy, France, America, … Continue reading Baker & Cook and Plank Sourdough Pizza: New World Baking by Dean Brettschneider

D.I.Y. POKE: A Healthy Bowl of Poke to Kickoff 2017! (Review) @MadisonGaleries

D.I.Y. POKE (/poʊˈkeɪ/) is a Hawaiian-inspired Poke place by Mariah Pobre and her Enderun partners. It is located at Madison Galeries, the new boutique mall in Alabang. Poke refers to a raw fish salad or sushi bowl with Asian-inspired sauces. The name is a Hawaiian verb that means “to cut crosswise into pieces”. Every new year starts … Continue reading D.I.Y. POKE: A Healthy Bowl of Poke to Kickoff 2017! (Review) @MadisonGaleries

TAO Philippines: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at What Makes @TAOPhilippines Successful? #TBEX

By Sean

One of the Philippines most highly regarded tours — Tao Expedition has drawn thousands of travelers from around the globe to the beautiful islands of Palawan, a Southern Province in the Philippines. Tao Expedition, while known for its tours, has also been very involved with local communities in and around Palawan.  Tao considers itself a socially responsible enterprise that … Continue reading TAO Philippines: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at What Makes @TAOPhilippines Successful? #TBEX

2017 Awesome Calendar: “Breakout Year for Filipino Food and Tourism!” @TourismPHL

2017 is looking bright! As all eyes are on the Philippines as we host the 2017 Miss Universe, a major international event that will surely boost the country's already growing tourism industry. The world is also excited with the increasing trend of Filipino cuisine – a mix of Spanish, Malay, Chinese and Southeast Asian influences! Bloomberg … Continue reading 2017 Awesome Calendar: “Breakout Year for Filipino Food and Tourism!” @TourismPHL