The Fatted Calf Farmhouse Kitchen is a farm-to-table destination restaurant by Jayjay and Rhea Sycip featuring locally sourced ingredients and desserts by Flour Pot Manila. Its name is inspired by the feast of the return of the prodigal son in Luke 15:23. This is one of the best new restaurants that opened near the Tagaytay … Continue reading The Fatted Calf: Best New Restaurant in Silang?! (2021)
Post-lockdown beach escape! Due to the pandemic, many of us are still unsure about the idea of traveling after all, COVID-19 still lurks in the shadows. This weekend, I finally had the courage to fly out of Manila for a much-needed beach getaway. My first air travel since the lockdown! Join me as I rediscover … Continue reading Club Paradise Palawan: Our very own Private Island!
2020 is the toughest year in our 15 years of blogging career—marked by the global Corona-19 pandemic, the Taal Volcano eruption and the crash of the global and local economies, especially the food and travel industries. This is also the most innovative reset, reminiscent of the time when blogging and social media technologies started during … Continue reading Best of 2020 | Awesome Blog
Presenting… the Winners of the Ultimate Taste Test 2020 Masters Edition! Most people say this was the “Best UTT (Ultimate Taste Test) Ever” because of the awesome home-based entrepreneurs who mastered their craft while on lockdown and throughout the quarantine. This was also was the most challenging because of the safety protocols we needed to … Continue reading And the Best Home-Based Food Businesses in Manila 2020 are… #UTT2020Winner
Sitting for back-to-back zoom sessions can put a strain on your body if you are not using a proper chair for the right ergonomic posture and comfortable sitting arrangement. Carpal tunnel syndrome, lower back strain and stiff neck issues can be serious ergonomic consequences of all this zombie-like work-from-home madness. Choosing the right ergonomic chair … Continue reading How to Buy the Best Ergonomic Chair?
We are launching our first set of Instagram Guides featuring the best food we tried during the quarantine season in Manila! Follow our Instagram Guides series where we answer your frequently asked questions about the most awesome food in Manila:https://www.instagram.com/ourawesomeplanet/guides/ Guide to the Most Awesome Burnt Basque Cheesecake in Manila! We tried a lot of … Continue reading Best of Quarantine Food in Manila! (Instagram Guides)
As part of our mission to promote the food industry and home-based entrepreneurs in Manila, we are organizing the Ultimate Taste Test 2020 Masters Edition on December 15, 2020, Tuesday at Gallery MiraNila by The Blue Leaf! About the Ultimate Taste Test Legacy For the past 12 years, Our Awesome Planet’s “Ultimate Taste Test” has … Continue reading Announcing… Ultimate Taste Test 2020 (Masters Edition)
Rising out of the pandemic era in Manila, Gallery MiraNila is a beautiful intimate events venue located in the MiraNila Art Deco Heritage House in Quezon City. It has a high ceiling hall integrated with nature and a garden for the perfect al fresco outdoor event. This is the kind of venue I would love … Continue reading Gallery MiraNila by The Blue Leaf: For your Next Intimate, Covid-Safe and Awesome Event in Manila!
At the start of the pandemic lockdown, I envisioned my own home studio/work from home office setup that is ergonomic, conducive to creativity, and adaptable to sitting/standing work mode. Sharing our current work from home ergonomic desk setup for inspiration and to solicit more creative design ideas. They say your subconscious can absorb the content … Continue reading Work From Home Setup: Ergonomic Desk Essentials
Today, I will be teaching you how to shoot on a budget using natural light. Because we all know, having eye-catching photos is an excellent tool for marketing your food & product out there and increasing sales. Before we start, here is a sample photo I took using my camera phone…so you know what to … Continue reading FOOD PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS (FOR INSTAGRAM): Using Your Phone Camera With Simple Objects You Can Find In Your Home.