Is it Safe to Fly? CoronaVirus Travel Advice & Safety Pro Tips

Due to the evolving COVID-19 situation, what can you do as a responsible traveller and what safety measures have airlines and various governments issued to keep passengers safe? Here are important travel tips we’ve gathered from our travel agents and airline friends…  

List of Airlines Resuming Domestic Flights This June!

Set to gradually resume services on June following the Philippine government’s directive of easing community quarantine restrictions in Metro Manila and several parts of the country. Here’s a list of flights resuming services for domestic routes… (Note: Please check your preferred airline for the updates as flights will gradually increase.)  

Asia’s Largest Cruise Ship ‘Ovation of The Seas’ Makes Double Maiden Call at Subic Bay and Manila! @RoyalCaribbean

Royal Caribbean made a double historic ship call in the Philippines last June 8 in Subic and June 9 in Manila. Ovation of the Seas is the largest cruise ship and the first ship of its kind with the highest number of guests (4,700) from around the world to call in any Filipino port. Ovation … Continue reading Asia’s Largest Cruise Ship ‘Ovation of The Seas’ Makes Double Maiden Call at Subic Bay and Manila! @RoyalCaribbean

NEW YEAR’S EVE MANILA: Countdown to 2018!

12/26/2019: New Year’s Eve Party Ideas: Manila Countdown to 2020! The city of Manila is gearing up to ring in New Year’s Eve 2018! If you love to eat good food, spend staycations with the family or are more into the club scene here’s a list of New Year Eve’s parties and packages happening around the … Continue reading NEW YEAR’S EVE MANILA: Countdown to 2018!

COVE MANILA: Southeast Asia’s Biggest Beach Club and Nightclub! @OkadaManila

10/2018 Update: Cove Manila: Sunday Brunch + Pool Party? @OkadaManila Cove Manila, envisioned to be the biggest lifestyle and nightlife destination in Southeast Asia, is the newest premier club to open in the metro! The $120M mega-structure boasts of a 9,000-sqm luxurious beach club and nightclub fitted with a butterfly-shaped pool and three-storey buildings, which … Continue reading COVE MANILA: Southeast Asia’s Biggest Beach Club and Nightclub! @OkadaManila

BATANES: Awesome Guide to Batanes Isles: Batan, Sabtang & Itbayat!

Take a timeless journey through the Philippines last frontier! Fall in love with the northernmost islands of the Philippines not only for its beauty but also with its cultural heritage, well-preserved villages, yummy Ivatan cuisine, and most of all the islands’ proud Ivatan people. We love Batanes for its picturesque landscapes and breathtaking views. Imagine … Continue reading BATANES: Awesome Guide to Batanes Isles: Batan, Sabtang & Itbayat!

Jollibee, Philippines and Our Awesome Planet 30 years from now.

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In 4 years time, I would have posted my 1,000th blog post so 30 years from now, I do hope to post my 10,000th blog post. … 1984: The Champ is Launched1985: Jollibee becomes the #1 fastfood chain in the Philippines 1987: Efforts to establish a foothold abroad gained ground with the opening of an overseas outlet in Brunei 1991: Jollibee opens its 100th store in Bolton, Davao 1993: Jollibee becomes the first food service corporation to list its share in the PSE. … 2004: Tony Tan Caktiong receives “World Entreprenuer of the Year” award from Earnst & Young 2006: CNBC Asia awards Ernesto Tanmantiong the “Corporate Citizen of the Year” award in Hong Kong 2007: Jollibee opens its 600th store in Aparri, Cagayan, and Las Vegas becomes the first US Jollibee store outside California Text and Photos by Anton Diaz.

7 Tips on Havaianas’ Flipping for the Beach Contest

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I’m honored to be part of the panel of judges and recognized as one of the country’s top travel writers along side with the editor in chief of Mabuhay Magazine, Travel Life and the other travel publications in the country. … We will choose seven (7) winners who will receive the following: – An exclusive Havaianas pair – A 3 day/ 2 night all-expense-paid trip for two to the destination he or she wrote about – Summer goodies from David and Goliath, T-Box and Dakine (7 Waves in Anawangin Beach. … The way to make it unique is to pick a destination that is undiscovered, put yourself and your family/ friends in the picture, and make sure the final product (essay, video) is technically good.

My IKEA Valentines — Blog Writing Contest For a Cause!

IKEA PH and Our Awesome Planet present: My IKEA Valentines Blog Writing Contest For a Cause! ABOUT IKEA PHIKEA PH is an importer of quality IKEA products and they source most of their stuff from IKEA in China. I know of 2-3 IKEA importers but IKEA PH provides the best reasonable prices out there. If … Continue reading My IKEA Valentines — Blog Writing Contest For a Cause!

Random Thoughts on Branding the Philippines

Download BrandingthePhilippines.pdf (975.8K) I just want to share with you an interesting article on Branding the Philippines by Junie del Mundo and Robert de Quelen. … Some practical tips for the new generation of Filipinos: — We literally stopped watching TV already because media is a bad influence to our kids. … Some practical tips for the new generation of Filipinos: — Let’s continue to export nurses, doctors, musicians, IT people, to showcase to the world what Filipinos are made of.