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ALOMAH'S PLACE IN BUKIDNON

Take a look at Alomah’s Place, Manolo Fortich’s nature and organic farm haven

 

 Our first day in Bukidnon gave us the chance to see one of Brgy. Dahilayan’s nature haven perfect for overnight stay and camping if you’re visiting Dahilayan Forest Park. We are talking about Alomah’s Place, a nature and organic farm opened by Benjohn and Grace Mahistrado for vacationers, tourists, and those who need a place to stay for retreat camp. Alomah’s Place is located in Manolo Fortich, the place of Del Monte pineapple plantation farm. It was during our Agricultural Training Institute’s Organic Agriculture Bloggers Tour when we experienced our first night in Alomah’s Place. Alomah’s Place encourages the consumption […]

CERVANTES FARM IN BUKIDNON

Square Foot Gardening at Cervantes Farm

 

 Last May 23, we were invited to participate, for the third time, to an organic farm tour organized by Agricultural Training Institute in Manila to visit 5 farms practicing chemical-free farming in Mindanao, particularly in Bukidnon. We took a morning Philippine Airlines flight MNL-CGY to Cagayan de Oro and landed at Laguindingan Airport. Our first stop was at Cervantes Farm: New Square Foot Organic Urban Gardening, owned by Ret. Col. Honorio Cervantes in Pagatpat, Cagayan de Oro City. According to Mr. Cervantes, upon retiring, he put up his own backyard farming and started growing assorted vegetables to his Square Foot […]

PAYMAYA SWIPE CARD

Swipe left and right to enjoy cashless payments with PayMaya

 

 Recently, and after the successful Kampo@BGC event, young and hip Manila millennials experienced one more time the convenience of cashless payments during the two-day Spectrum Fair Manila 2016 partnered with PayMaya that equipped its merchants with digital payment solutions so they can accept cards payment from consumers for a secure, fast, and hassle-free transaction and shopping experience.   We went there on its first day run and enjoyed cashless payments from purchasing foods and mobile accessories that we bought that day. For those in the know, Spectrum Fair Manila is a quarterly event that gathers established and emerging lifestyle brands to offer wide array […]

ALCATEL LATEST DEVICES LAUNCH

alcatel joins multimedia-driven market with IDOL 4S + VR combo

 

 Almost all of the big mobile devices brands in the world have augmented the multimedia experience of their products and alcatel, one of the world’s fastest-growing smartphone brands, is upping the ante in the Philippines’ smartphone industry with the launch of IDOL 4S + VR and two more of the latest mobile devices, MOVE TIME TRACK & TALK watch and PLUS 10 with 4G LTE Keyboard tablet. The IDOL 4S + VR is the company’s new flagship smartphone, taking the alcatel user’s experience up a notch with unique, finely crafted design, and innovative features. We saw first-hand the latest mobile […]

7 Top announcement from Epson plus sneak peek of world’s first compact papermaking system, Paperlab

 

 During Epson Philippines’ highly anticipated yearly event, now billed as Epson Fusion 7, the global brand unveiled gems of innovation within the 3-day launch and adventure event held at Siargao Bleu Resort & Spa at the country’s premier surfing capital destination, Siargao. Toshimitsu Tanaka, President and Country Manager of Epson Philippines and concurrently the Managing Director of Epson Southeast Asia regional office, Epson Singapore Pte. Ltd., was himself present as the Epson officers gave an overview of the company’s achievements in the past year, as well as what is in store for the incoming fiscal year. Seven new products were unveiled as Epson took the […]

Cinemansanas awards filmmakers who uses Apple devices in shooting short films

 

 “Cinemansanas Awards”, a certain award given to filmmakers who accepted the challenge of making a short film only using Apple devices which was presented just last May 12 in the Power Mac Center Spotlight- Circuit Makati. Cinemansanas is a Pixelworx competition currently on its second installment that aims to show the talent and resourcefulness of Filipino artists. Before the awardings went on, selected films were shown and I enjoyed watching the short films while at the same time wondering how the effects were done and such. The answers lie in iMovie, GarageBand and Final Cut Pro X. They’re programs with […]

(L-R) EDWIN CANTA, SVP AND BUSINESS UNIT GENERAL MANAGER, URC; CORNELIO MAPA, EVP AND MANAGING DIRECTOR, URC; JOHN LLOYD CRUZ, GREAT TASTE COFFEE BRAND AMBASSADOR; AND LANCE GOKONGWEI, PRESIDENT AND CEO, URC

Great Taste Coffee brand ambassador John Lloyd Cruz’s perspective on being great

 

 Charming and truly is a ladies’ man, John Lloyd Cruz has evolved as one fine actor through the years and with a personality that almost everyone would aspire, JLC or Lloydie has been chosen by Great Taste Coffee to become their newest brand ambassador because they believe “he will reinforce our values and philosophy with the same kind of passion and greatness that he has exemplified in his life,” said Universal Robina Corporation President and Chief Executive Officer Lance Gokongwei during the Choose To Be Great media event hosted by Gelli Victor, held at Crowne Plaza Galleria Manila last May […]

AMBASSADOR AMANDA GORELY, AUSTRALIAN EMBASSY

#First70Years Fil-Aussie Friendship Day with Amb. Amanda Gorely at SM City North EDSA

 

 If you’re planning on an Australian visit or backpacking trip sometime soon, it’ll be better for you to catch up and visit the exhibit Celebrate Australia: Say G’day at The Block, SM City North EDSA which is happening from May 12-19 as they feature and celebrate #First70Years of Philippines and Australia’s Friendship Day that dated back since May 22, 1946. The Celebrate Australia: Say G’day Touring Exhibition started at SM Aura Premier (Feb. 18-25), SM City Cebu (Mar. 14-20), and SM City Davao (Apr. 13-19) before culminating at The Block in SM City North EDSA. The #First70Years event at the SM […]

NUTELLA #YOURNUTELLA PHILIPPINE CAMPAIGN

Nutella invites loyal customers to #YourNutella campaign and get personalized jars on site

 

 Fresh from the success of #YourNutella in Europe, Middle East, and some parts of Southeast Asia, Nutella’s Philippine campaign aims to reward loyal customers with personalized Nutella jar, simply as a way to express their gratitude to their customers’ unwavering support and loyalty tp the brand and making Nutella a part of their everyday lives. The #YourNutella campaign happens from May 13-15, 2016 at Glorietta Activity Center in Makati and will give a chance to customers to have their own and unique names on each 350g jars of Nutella for PHP 279. Starting May 14, around 40 participating supermarkets nationwide […]

PIZZA HUT BLOWOUT PIZZA X-MEN: APOCALYPSE AND XTREME LAS VEGAS ADVENTURE PROMOS WITH BB. PILIPINAS 2016 BEAUTY QUEENS

Binibining Pilipinas 2016 beauties take selfie with Pizza Hut Blowout Pizza

 

 In time for the much-awaited film showing of X-Men: Apocalypse, popular pizza chain rewards fans with new extra-large, limited edition pizza, called the Blowout Pizza,  a chance to win tickets for two to Las Vegas, and one-of-a-kind collectible items from 20th Century Fox. X-Men: Apocalypse is slated for showing in the Philippines on May 18, 2016. The limited edition Blowout Pizza that comes in  a special X-Men: Apocalypse box and Xtreme Las Vegas Adventure promos will be available and valid until June 6, 2016. We caught Binibining Pilipinas 2016 beauties doing a group selfie with the Blowout Pizza during the […]

GUERILLA RACE IN CORREGIDOR ISLAND

A race like no other conquers Corregidor Island

 

 This is not your ordinary fun run. Take from us who witnessed a sneak peek of Guerilla Race that will take place on Corregidor Island come May 21-22, 2016. The race, organized by Race Director Lt. Col. Dennis Bumanglag, is not just a test of endurance but a while new level of gruesome action and high-pumping experience with military-inspired obstacles that is first in the history of Philippines’ race. Set in the historical Corregidor, an island remembered where the country’s freedom were fought from its oppressors during the Japanese occupation in World War II. The island is also remembered where […]

NARCOS SEASON 1 ON NETFLIX

How much is Netflix’s subscription in the Philippines?

 

 Since launching Netflix Philippines in January 2016, the world’s leading internet television network offers three subscription options based on the number of simultaneous streams and the image quality. With a Netflix account, a subscriber can create up to five profiles for every part of the family members and share one Netflix account so that each customers can customize experience of their own. For a 1 Screen Standard Definition: PHP 370/mo. For 2 Screens Simultaneously HD Definition: PHP 460/mo. And for 4 Screens Simultaneously HD + ULTRA HD 4K: PHP 550/mo. Right now, Netflix is offering one month free trial for […]

MICROSOFT AND POLYCOM EXPAND THE REACH OF SKYPE FOR BUSINESS

Microsoft Corp. and Polycom expand the reach of Skype for Business

 

 It has been 12 years since Microsoft and Polycom started working together,  and through this partnership both companies  have delivered industry-leading collaboration solutions that are designed to promote enhanced productivity and workflows. Many Polycom customers rely on this combined solutions to reach the highest level of productivity and efficiency. Recently, these two giants announced the expansion of the reach of Skype for Business meetings enabling Polycom customers of all sizes to leverage their existing video investments,a s they move to Microsoft Office 365 and Skype for Business environment. In addition, Microsoft customers who are new to video collaboration will have the […]

MISS PHILIPPINES EARTH 2016 CANDIDATES

Miss Philippines Earth 2016 candidates visit Soneva Spa

 

  Even princesses need a me-time just like everybody. And what better way to reward the future queens is to pamper them with relaxing massage that will rejuvenate and heal their tired body and muscles from a whole day of commitment as candidates of Miss Philippines Earth 2016. Six lovely ladies representing their hometown visited Soneva Spa in Tomas Morato, Quezon City, early this afternoon. Soneva Spa specializes in facial and body spa treatments and has been a sponsor of the Miss Philippines Earth beauty pageant. Eva Eunice Reinoso Representing Northern Luzon, from City of Alaminos, is Eva Eunice Reinoso who […]

MYSLIM YERBA MATE DRINK AND MYSLIM SLIMMING CAPSULE

MySlim Yerba Mate Drink and Capsule: A Healthier Way To Detoxify, Get Fit, and Be Sexy for Summer

 

 I just found a healthier way to get rid of fat and detoxify without sacrificing my food intakes, without having to choose which food I should eat or not. It’s a relief, especially for those who want to get perfectly slim by following meal plans that complements their diet regimen. I have seen this product MySlim Yerba Mate Drink for many times, and I got curious. I bought 4 bottles of this dietary supplement, each costs P89,  a MySlim Sachet for P69, and the MySlim Slimming Capsule Bottle (30 capsules) for P540. I’ve read and heard a lot of testimonials […]

SNICKERS #DONTDRIVEHUNGRY INITIATIVE

Were you there when SNICKERS distributed free temporary car license plates in Capitol Commons Pasig?

 

 Last April 23, motorists and car owners who have been waiting for their permanent license plates issued by the LTO swarmed at Capitol Commons Open Parking in Pasig to avail of the free temporary license plates from SNICKERS. Yep, that chocolate snack bar. And the catch? It’s way looked cooler than the LTO issued temporary car plates! Well, over 200 temporary license plates and car stickers were given away during that one day Don’t Drive Hungry initiative by the popular chocolate bar brand because we all know that when drivers get hungry, they end up doing crazy things on the road. […]

"I WILL NEVER QUIT. I WILL NEVER STOP. I WILL NEVER WITHDRAW!' - MIRIAM DEFENSOR SANTIAGO

Why Miriam Defensor Santiago should be the next President of the Philippines

 

 We ran an article about the Poe-Escudero tandem last August 2015 when the talks of pairing them were being boiled on the press. It was an exciting tandem so to speak. It was before the height of Grace Poe’s citizenship controversy. And as much as the pairing elicit fun fare, we thought that an Escudero-Poe tandem could be much better choice instead of the other way around. We just based it on both Escudero and Poe’s political experiences, and the former has the most advantage when it comes to that field. Still on that article, you may want to read Escudero-Poe […]

LIFEMATE RUGGED RIDE MT. PINATUBO TREKKING ADVENTURE

Important things to know and preparations for Mount Pinatubo Day Tour

 

 Mt. Pinatubo is as always an active volcano located in the tripoint in Luzon, namely the provinces of Tarlac, Pampanga, and Zambales. Mt. Pinatubo erupted in 1991, the massive and biggest explosion of that decade, so big that the effects of the eruption was felt almost every part of the world. Continuous ash falls and lahar devastated livelihoods, crops, and ruined  natural landmarks in the area. Subsequently, after many years, the road to Mt. Pinatubo opened to tourists and visitors to see the majestic crater lake of Mt. Pinatubo – a seven kilometer one-way walk/trek from the base land to the crater view deck […]

MIND READING, MENTALISM, AND COMEDY AT BURGER COMPANY PH

Blown away with #MindPlay performance

 

 We were invited to sit down and watch a group of mind readers, mentalists, and comedians (sort of) last night for an exclusive front-seat view of Mind Play, a collective of these performers namely Kel Fabie (Khan of Thought), Anthony Andres (Mentalino), and Nomer Lasala (The Mind Master) inside one of the coolest burger joint that we’ve been to, the Burger Company PH located along Sct. Reyes cor. Mother Ignacia Ave., Quezon City. It was such a fun night , full of surprises, amazing and mind blown performances that will play with the senses. It’s mind fucked. Oops! Sorry for the […]

BINIBINING PILIPINAS 2016 1ST RUNNER-UP ANGELICA ALITA

Fast talk with Binibining Pilipinas 2016 1st runner-up Angelica Alita

 

 Here’s what we’ve discovered from Binibining Pilipinas 2016 1st runner-up Angelica Alita when we sat down with the newest reigning Binibining Pilipinas 2016 beauty queens one afternoon for an exclusive and intimate conversation with the beautiful ladies. 1. Binibining Pilipinas 2016 1st runner-up Angelica Alita is only 20 years old Angel, as she is fondly called, is only 20 years old when she joined the Binibining Pilipinas 2016 pageant. She’ll turn 21 on August. 2. Angel just graduated with Culinary degree and her specialty is pastries “Kaka-graduate ko lang ng Culinary, so nagluluto ako talaga. I’m more into pastries.” 3. Just like the other […]

BINIBINING PILIPINAS 2016 2ND RUNNER-UP JEHZA MAE HUELAR

6 Things you need to know about Binibining Pilipinas 2016 2nd runner-up Jehza Mae Huelar

 

 We sat down with the newest reigning Binibining Pilipinas 2016 beauty queens and we had the whole afternoon knowing more about each one of them. Here’s what we’ve discovered from Binibining Pilipinas 2016 2nd runner-up Jehza Mae Huelar. 1. Jehza Mae Huelar’s birthday falls 15 days before the Binibining Pilipinas 2016 Grand Coronation Night Jehza turned 21 last April 2, 15 days before the pageant’s Grand Coronation Night held in Smart  Araneta Coliseum. 2. The Binibining Pilipinas 2016 2nd runner-up is from Davao Jehza grew up and finished college in Davao and a certified Dabawenya. As much as she wanted to […]

Jollibee ‘Isang Number Para Sa Pinas’ #8-7000 is ready for nationwide delivery

 

   Jollibee, in partnership with PLDT and Smart, officially launched its #8-7000 Isang Number Para Sa Pinas hotline for nationwide express delivery which will help facilitate faster order taking via any landline or smartphone in Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao areas. To drumbeat the launch, Jollibee held a star-studded mall show to celebrate #87000, the country’s first nationwide delivery hotline. The Jollibee Isang Number Para Sa Pinas event was headlined by three of today’s most popular stars – Popstar Royalty Sarah Geronimo, Voice Kids JK Labajo, and Elmo Magalona. During the said event, the Jollibee Isang Number Para Sa Pinas video was […]

MISS UNIVERSE 2015 PIA ALONZO WURTZBACH CROWNS BINIBINING PILIPINAS 2016 MISS UNIVERSE PHILIPPINES MAXINE MEDINA

Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach passes crown to her Binibining Pilipinas 2016 Miss Universe Philippines successor

 

 “(And) to my successor, just remember to give your best. Behind that beautiful gown, your knees maybe trembling, like me right now. I’m still not use to it. Being in front of millions of people is nerve-wrecking. But, you have to remember that you are proudly wearing that sash that says ‘Philippines’,” says Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach as she delivered her final Speech as Binibining Pilipinas Universe Philippines as she staged a final walk last April 17, 2016 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. Miss Universe Pia Wurztbach handed the crown to her successor, Maxine Medina, who was declared Binibining […]

BINIBINING PILIPINAS 2016 TOP 15 FINALISTS

Binibining Pilipinas 2016 Top 15 Finalists

 

 Here are the Binibining Pilipinas 2016 Top 15 Finalists in their swimsuits as announced last night, April 17, at the Binibining Pilipinas 2016 Grand Coronation Night held at Smart Araneta Coliseum. They are: Binibini 31 Kylie Verzosa Binibini 16 Vina Prulla Openiano Binibini 5 Riana Agatha Pangindian Binibini 38 Angelica Alita Binibini 22 Apriel Smith Binibini 9 Roshiela Tobias Binibini 4 Kimberle Mae Penchon Binibini 13 Joanna Eden Binibini 29 Maxine Medina Binibini 27 Dindi Joy Pajares Binibini 26 Jennifer Ruth Hammond Binibini 11 Nicole Cordoves Binibini 37 Jehza Huelar Binibini 28 Nichole Marie Manalo Binibini 12 Edjelyn Gamboa Viewed 91626 […]

WHO WILL BE THE NEXT BINIBINING PILIPINAS UNIVERSE?

Top 10 Picks for Binibining Pilipinas 2016 Grand Coronation Night

 

 Who will be the next Binibining Pilipinas 2016 Universe? The Road To The Crown is only a few hours left away and today is the big day. Tonight, a new Binibining Pilipinas queen will be crowned at the Grand Coronation Night with 40 Binibining Pilipinas candidates all vying for the much-coveted crown. Who knows, the next Miss Universe and to follow Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach’s footsteps might come from this batch of pretty ladies. But before that, here’s our fearless prediction, forecast of the Top 10 Binibining Pilipinas Finalists. Take a look at these gorgeous candidates who just recently paraded the streets […]