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POKEMON GO PIKACHU HUNTING IN BORACAY

Tips where to catch Pikachu in Boracay

 

 Pokemon Go Hunting Why not? From NAIA Terminal 4 we were already searching far and wide for Pokemons, to be the best like no one ever was, when we flew to Boracay for a weekend getaway trip. The search continued as soon as we landed in Caticlan airport. Do you want to know where you can catch Pikachu? PIKACHU IN BORACAY Bulabog Beach Pikachu spawns in three different places in Boracay. One Pikachu appeared while we were on our way to Bulabog Beach where we boarded a motor boat that ferried us to Boracay SunCruiser #BoatParty, Day 1 of our Azalea Hotels and Residences Boracay […]

AZALEA BORACAY GROUP GETAWAY WEEKEND TRAVEL

Azalea Hotels and Residences Boracay Group Getaway Trip

 

 What will you do when it’s raining non-stop in Metro Manila? Fly to Boracay and enjoy the summer vibe of the island, even on rainy days! Habagat weather was moving heavy in Metro Manila during the third week of August month when we received an invitation to join Azalea Hotels and Residences Boracay Group Getaway trip to one of the most visited island destination, Boracay! The invitation came right after we attended a 3-day OPPO F1s launch event at Pico de Loro. We flew aboard the SkyJet together with other bloggers/wanderers for the Boracay trip last August 16, 2016. DAY 1 Boarding We boarded SkyJet’s early flight […]

OPPO F1 S PICO DE LORO LAUNCH

Top selling mobile brand in PH launches new flagship phone

 

 OPPO Philippines launches a new smartphone to add to the powerful line-up of the F Series which was first introduced in 2016 Q1 in the country. Beaming high from it’s recent achievement as the third top-selling mobile brand in the country, OPPO announced the availability of the new OPPO F1s starting August 19. The OPPO F1s launch was held at Pico de Loro Beach and Country Club in Nasugbu, Batangas with more than 80 participating online and traditional media attending the 3-day event from August 11 to August 13. The latest flagship OPPO F1s matches the spectacular design and build of the OPPO F1 […]

OPPO F1 PLUS PHILIPPINES

OPPO F1 Plus First Impressions

 

 We’ve been wanting to get the OPPO F1 Plus since it was launched last February here in Manila and it’s because we were expecting a fully packed Android phone coming with its beautiful specs that we’ve been hearing a lot. Oh by the way, as you are reading this, the OPPO F1S has already came out. Just as with the OPPO F1 Plus, the specs of the F1S is also worth every penny in your pocket. We’ll do a separate first impressions with the OPPO F1S on our next feature. Going back to the OPPO F1 Plus as opportunity knocked in, […]

ANKER POWER CHARGER

Play Pokemon GO with your smartphone battery all juiced up by Anker

 

 The rise of modern smartphones also gave way to the boom in the power charging industry. And the smarter the phone gets, the higher the power of a mobile charging is required for maximum smartphone usage. Anker, one of the emerging US brands, is set to give its competitors a run for their money with their latest power charging devices line up, promising a better and ultimate performance for everyone’s mobile use. Anker is keen on making the smart life easier with its affordable but high quality products that are now available in select branches of Power Mac Center. Anker […]

VIDA and Kohjin revealed what Filipinos need to know about the health benefits of Gluthatione

 

 Last August 17, leading food supplement brand, VlDA NutriSciences, joins Japan’s Kohjin Life Sciences in a press conference titled, “What Filipinos Need to Know about Glutathione” – in an effort to deliver new knowledge and eradicate prevailing rumors surrounding glutathione. The press conference was held at Hotel Jen along Roxas Boulevard, Manila. Misconceptions about Glutathione include rumors such that it causes gastrointestinal pain, skin allergies, and other negative effects-all of which alarm people, specifically those who are already using the substance, and are planning to try it. Kohjin Life Sciences members Mr. Yusuke Sauchi, Ms. Hitomi Ito, and Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine […]

SAMBALILO FESTIVAL CAVINTI LAGUNA

Sambalilo Festival of Cavinti Laguna

 

 It was our first time to join the Cavinti Eco-Extreme Adventure and based from what we’ve heard prior to our joining, the road to this adventure is not the ordinary kind. It has a very active and physical type of outdoor fun and adventure. Going to Cavinti is a 3 to 4 hour travel time from Manila (depends on the traffic situation. You can either commute via South Luzon Expressway or via Marcos Hi-way, south-east of Manila. It is 11 kilometers away from the provincial capital via Pagsanjan route. Our group EATgetaway drove from Manila via SLEX with full-tank gasoline from CALTEX on the way to […]

CRIMSON RESORT AND SPA MACTAN CEBU

Cebu Getaway with Crimson Resort and Spa

 

 Our recent stay at Crimson Resort and Spa in Mactan will always be an experience worth treasured in our wonderful travel memories.   The overall accommodation, from our arrival until we leave the resort, was an ultimate getaway experience. No wonder a lot of foreigners prefer this place whenever they would stay in Lapu-Lapu City. Crimson Resort and Spa has that great service from the concierge up to the assistance they showed to our room. Imagine a post-card worthy view of endless waters from the main resort clubhouse greeting everyone upon arrival with a cool serving of the Crimson harvest, a tropical drink of lemongrass, cucumber […]

NAXIONAL SOUTH AMERICAN DINER

NAXIONAL, the go-to South American diner when in Manila

 

 There is a new restaurant in Uptown Parade, BGC that is making sure your love for Southern American cuisine gets the fix of what your taste bud desires. Just in time while the Rio Olympics 2016 is happening in Brazil, NAXIONAL officially opens its door to die-hard food lovers and curious taste buddies of the Southern American dishes. NAXIONAL is the newest go-to restaurant for those looking to broaden their culinary horizons. NAXIONAL is at the 2nd floor of Uptown Parade. NAXIONAL is a brainchild of Raymund Magdaluyo of the Red Crab Group, who got his inspiration while visiting diners […]

AIRASIA TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHER 2016 WEBISODE HOST TRACY ABAD

Top 6 Finalists AirAsia Travel Photographer 2016 revealed

 

 Over 500 participants joined this year’s AirAsia Travel Photographer 2016 competition and six young and aspiring photographers bagged and were selected and complete the final leg of competition this August in Shanghai which includes series of challenges in landscape, portrait, and food photography. The Grand Winner will be declared as ‘AirAsia Travel Photographer of the Year’ and will receive 200,000 AirAsia BIG Points, surprise vacation package, and more prizes from partner brands including GRID magazine and Flight 001. But first, here are the Top 6 Finalists of the year: Mithilaya Miclat from Davao Kimberly Pauig from PAsig Atty. Eliseo  Zunig […]

PAYMAYA #NOWNATION GO SHOPPING FOR POKEMON BALLS

PayMaya #NowNation Go Shopping

 

 When we travel, it’s not only the transportation, accommodation, and food that matters. Especially when you’re in a different place, the first thing (or should we say, the last thing before you leave) on your itinerary is shopping. Shopping for items that you’ll be needing during the course of your trip or shopping for souvenirs before going back home.     Okay, shopping could be anytime. Not just when you travel. You go shopping after Sunday church. You go shopping when you want to reward yourself for that great achievement you’ve accomplished. You go out shopping to buy things you […]

30 Wedding Centrepiece Ideas to Spice Up Your Reception

 

 Aside from the wedding ceremony itself, one of the most challenging part of styling a wedding is planning the overall look of wedding reception. There are many factors to consider to ensure that the reception would turn out great as it should be, such as the kinds of foods to be presented and the main theme of your wedding. One effective way to instantly transform the wedding banquet is through placing gorgeous wedding centrepieces that matches the whole motif of the reception. While traditional dainty blooms in a vase are no-fail and versatile pick, opting for more unique wedding centrepieces […]

Complete Guide in Choosing a Good Trucking Service

 

 Picking the right trucking service provider for your transportation or transferring needs is essential to make your moving successful. One of the biggest mistakes that people commit is neglecting the importance of a high quality trucking service–which may lead to a last-minute hassle that also requires an instant solution. A major inconvenience all because of a bad trucking service! When choosing a trucking service company, the first thing people look for is how much space these trucks offer. However, spacious trucks are not enough to accommodate all your moving needs. There are more factors to consider such as your money […]

10 Common Lipat Bahay Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

 

 Some people think that lipat bahay is just a pack-and-go task that can be easily done in a week or two. However, this kind of mindset can be the root of all failures when doing a lipat bahay–with people believing that lipat bahay is just a piece of cake, they unknowingly commit moving mistakes that cause negative impacts on their overall moving. Sometimes, small and forgivable moving mistakes such as carrying all the heavy boxes by yourself can result to more serious, unfortunate events such as damaging your household goods or worse, fracturing your bone. Such scenario could be prevented […]

SUICIDE SQAUD IMAX 3D SM AURA GMOVIES

Spoilers Maybe: Suicide Squad best seen in IMAX 3D

 

 Before you proceed. This Suicide Squad feature might contain some spoilers (maybe) or not that will harm your wit. So be our guest. Read on if you’re ready to find out more about the super villains or see the movie first – in IMAX 3D! We’re delighted to share that we were able to see the early screenings of the much anticipated DCEU franchise Suicide Squad last Thursday, August 4 and it was on IMAX 3D! Oh yeah! If there’s one movie set up to see this insanely super villains themed movie, it should be in IMAX 3D. You should. […]

POKEMON GO OFFICIALLY RELEASED IN THE PHILIPPINES

Pokemon Go is officially out in the Philippines

 

 After months of waiting, Pokemon Go is now official in the Philippines. This is legit. That’s right. And if you’re still living in a bunker you should go out now and install the Pokemon Go on your smartphone. Gotta catch ’em all. Pokemon Go was officially released in the Philippines on the early hours of August 6, 2016 and a lot of Pokemon Trainers started unpacking the app to familiarize with Professor Willow’s instruction. Start searching far and wide. Who knows, just like that guy in the US, Marriott might just be there ‘listening’ and sponsor your next Pokemon Go […]

RAPPLER SOCIAL MEDIA WARRIOR RAISA SERAFICA TALKS ABOUT RESPONSIBLE SOCIAL MEDIA AWARENESS

Weather Wiser Influencers’ Social Media for Knowledge Mobilization and Disaster Preparedness Summit in Cebu

 

 Weather Philippines Foundation in cooperation with Cebu Pacific Air, brought us to Cebu last July 21-22 for the Weather Wiser Influencers’ Social Media for Knowledge Mobilization and Disaster Preparedness Summit. It was a two-day trip which included a familiarization and urbanized heritage tour around the city of Cebu on the first day and social media summit on the second day held at Summit Circle Hotel last July 22. In partnership with Cebu Pacific Air, Rappler, and City Savings, Weather Philippines also invited local school and university educators to a one-day social media awareness day. The summit covered the responsible use […]

QUEST HOTEL AND CONFERENCE CENTER CEBU

Quest Hotel & Conference Center Cebu EATgetaway experience

 

 This year, we were back for the second time in Cebu. We were in Cebu last Sinulog Festival in January and this time it’s for the Weather Philippines Foundation Social Media Summit held last July 21-22, 2016. Our flight and hotel accommodation for the 2-day summit was sponsored by Weather Philippines in partnership with Cebu Pacific Air and Summit Circle Hotel. Weather Philippines Foundation invited several bloggers from Manila representing Weather Wiser Influencers to the Social Media for  Knowledge Mobilization and Disaster Preparedness with Rappler Philippines and City Savings last July 22.   Educators from Cebu universities and schools were also […]

CONCENTRIX TERA TOWER IN BRIDGETOWNE QUEZON CITY

Concentrix expands state-of-the-art facility with data and connectivity powered by Globe

 

 A few weeks back, we were able to visit the new site of Concentrix, a global business service company with a large presence here in the country. The new site opened  with a new, state-of-the-art facility at Tera Tower in Bridgetowne, Quezon City as part of the company’s ongoing expansion in the Philippines. The facility covers 22,500 sq. meters that can accommodate growth in high-value services and exceptional people and is part of a larger campus project that Concentrix has planned in Bridgetowne. This is just the first phase. In the next three years, Concentrix will occupy 57,000 sq. meters over […]

PAYMAYA TRAVELS: TRAIN AND BUS RIDES

Train and bus rides to and from the airport is conveniently easy with PayMaya #NowNation

 

 If you’re coming to and from the airport, it is best you download and install PayMaya app on your mobile device and get your PayMaya card right away because having this will be very helpful and convenient for you especially when taking the metro train and bus to NAIA terminal airport. Download 1. Go to Google Play or Apple Store and search for PayMaya. 2. Download and install the free app. 3. Register 4. Log-in your account. 5. Purchase your PayMaya physical card and link it with your virtual card. 6. Upgrade your PayMaya physical card through the app to […]

LAPU-LAPU MONUMENT AT CEBU PROVINCIAL CAPITOL

Weather Philippines Foundation gets urbanized with Cebu Heritage Tour

 

 Did you know that long before the colonizing powers of the West arrived, Cebu was once called Zubu and was already an important trading center and one of the oldest trading location known as parian is here in this city? Before Ferdinand Magellan, it was the Chinese traders who discovered and were particularly attracted, not only to goods; but tot the honesty of the natives of Zubu, and it was the ‘ideal safe harbor’ because of the protection in the east given by the Mactan Island. This was just an introduction of what we rediscovered during our recent stay in Cebu. […]

LENOVO VIBE K5 SERIES LAUNCH PHILIPPINES

Lenovo ups the merch with affordable multimedia smartphone Vibe K5 series

 

 Bum with your current smartphone because it can’t give you enough of the things you need? Well, Lenovo Vibe K5 Series has just released a very good-looking and affordable smartphones and they are already available as soon as you shop for them. Launching off from the the Vibe K4 models, the K5 series are kickass on their own form factors. We haven’t actually tried any of the three latest models but based on our first impressions, they’re a big catch that is so difficult not to take a second look. Here are why we think the Lenovo Vibe K5 Series […]

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The Dawn: Nothing Beats the Orig

 

 I would say 2016 is turning out to be another great year for OPM. The first ever Pinoy rock band that I enjoyed listening to while growing up in the 80’s, The Dawn, just welcomed back lead guitarist Francis “Kiko” Reyes (a.k.a. DJ Francis Brew of NU107) and bassist Carlos “Caloy” Balcells. They recently started their series of gigs with Kiko and Caloy and I attended one of them, which happened to be a free show in a nearby mall. It’s actually my very first time to see the live performance of these legends (plus guitarist Rommel “Sancho” Sanchez, who […]

LG OLED TV PERFECT BLACK PERFECT COLOR

LG reveals the Perfect Black, Perfect Color OLED TV 4K

 

 Gone were the days when you look for a TV and you ask, “Is it cable-ready?” Now, consumers are looking for the best Smart TV and if it’s a 4K Smart TV. LG Electronics, a global innovation in TV technology, is breaking new grounds with its latest line of premium OLED TVs, and it’s now available in the country. It’s not just Smart TV, it’s OLED TV 4K. We dropped by at one of the sophisticated suites at Raffles Hotel to check out the exclusive preview of LG’s revolutionary technology set to power the TVs of tomorrow. In between munching […]

OISHI SNACKTACULAR 2016

Oishi Snacktacular returns with bigger and more exciting games

 

 It was our first time to join the Oishi Snacktacular event and based on the people we know who took part in the previous Oishi events, we knew that this year’s going to be more awesome. And yes it did. Last July 15-17, Oishi Snacktacular 2016 was held at the Music Hall at the SM Mall of Asia and for 3 days, people from all walks of life came to the grand and exciting event that Liwayway Marketing Corporation prepared as it coincides with their 70th year celebration this year. And fans of Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla were delighted […]