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ROMA VITA RESORT LAGUNA

Roma Vita: A Patch of Roman Opulence in the Heart of Laguna

 

 Opened since 2012 for family and friends, Roma Vita Resort opens its doors to new guests and to the digital world. Christine Garcia, Owner and CEO, welcomed us for the weekend to give us a feel of ‘A Patch of Roman Opulence in the Heart of Laguna’ and to attend the launch of their official website. Roma Vita Resort  is more than 3 hours away from Metro Manila without the usual traffic on the road. You can take the Calamba Exit or the Sto. Tomas shortcut route to reach the resort located in Brgy. Masili, Los Banos, Laguna. You wont feel […]

Your next GCash cash-out transactions may just win you a brand new Nissan Juke and a Samsung Tablet

 

 Going to the bank to withdraw some cash could be stressful just by lining-up all the way to the teller. But if you withdraw money from your GCash account from any of over 10,000 GCash Partner Outlets nationwide which include Globe Stores, SM Business Centers, Puregold supermarkets, and Tambunting and Cebuana Lhuillier pawnshops, you save time from getting in the line and you may even win a Samsung Galaxy Tab. Each cash-out transaction from November 11-17 entitles you to one (1) raffle entry which also qualifies you to join the Grand Draw for a brand new Nissan Juke. You may […]

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Shop and Swipe using your GCash MasterCard for a chance to win a Huawei Watch and a 2016 Nissan Juke

 

 The Holiday Season is almost near and Globe is bringing the holiday cheer with GCash 12 Weeks of Christmas Raffle Promo! But first, you must know more about GCash. GCash is also a faster, safer, and convenient way to pay your telecom, utilities, credit card bills and more anytime, anywhere. Just turn your mobile phone into a virtual wallet by using GCash, an internationally acclaimed micropayment service backed by Globe Telecom. To register: I. Dial *143# for FREE using your Globe/TM SIM Step 1. Select GCash. Step 2. Select Register and key in your personal information. II. Download GCash App […]

RIDE ALONG MOTORCYCLE TOURS BY TRAVEL CONCIERGE PHILIPPINES

Baler Ride Along Motorcycle Tours

 

 There’s an exciting ride heading your way. If you love motorcycles, the hum of its engine and the smell of the burning gasoline, you know what we’re talking about. You are on for a wonderful treat as Travel Concierge recently developed a one-of-a-kind travel-related ride along motorcycle tours. Unfortunately, this is not for every Juans, so to speak. Motorcycle or two-wheels has been labeled as a dangerous type of motor vehicle. Expect a lot of eyebrows raising when you mention “ride along motorcycle tours”. “It’s true,” says Pat Favoreal, CEO, Travel Concierge, when he explained to us the concept and why […]

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 […]

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 […]

OLX BUILDING A COMMUNITY THAT WINS TOGETHER

Everybody wins together as OLX community continues its growth as leading online classified platform

 

 We are pretty much sure that 80-90% of our Filipino readers here have in one-time or frequently used the online classified platform OLX to buy or sell previously owned goods and cars, inquire for latest job openings, and check a house or space for rent or for sale. OLX has been a household name as the brand steadily grown over the last ten years. In the Philippines, OLX receives over 40,000 new listings placed every day. As its local community of active users grows, the platform continues to respond to users’ needs and demands. And to strengthen OLX Philippines ties to their beloved […]

MADISON 101 HOTEL + TOWER

Madison 101 Hotel + Tower is a superb 3-star hotel in Quezon City that travelers must include in their next staycation list

 

 Madison 101 Hotel + Tower There is a good vibe feeling the moment you step inside Madison 101 Hotel + Tower, a hotel/dormitory-style living property that is perfect for the taste of this generation’s millennials and travelers of different genre, foreign and locals alike. Located at one of the busy jungle avenues in Quezon City, Madison 101 Hotel + Tower looks a lot like a condominium on the first glance than a 3-star hotel and dormitory catering mostly to students (and their parents) who are enrolled near the universities and colleges in this area. The condominium look is a giveaway […]

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. […]

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 […]

PETRON LAKBAY ALALAY

Petron Lakbay Alalay continues 30 years of road safety

 

 This Holy Week, Petron Lakbay Alalay is back on the road, continuing its 30 years of empowering road safety to motorists and provide best day experience on the road when they travel this season. Through Petron Lakbay Alalay, motorists are assured of worry-free travels and always ready journeys. This year, Petron Lakbay Alalay becomes an enabler for drivers to become responsible motorists on the road through its mission of SAFETY through empowerment. A true and genuine advocacy, it aims for the long-term benefit of helping Filipinos change their mindset and attitude towards driving. More than the usual roadside assistance and […]

EUROPEAN CARPOOLING MOBILE APP WUNDER ENTERS IN THE PHILIPPINES

European ride-sharing app Wunder starts carpooling commuters from Quezon City to Makati

 

 While everyone is busy comparing who’s got the best rides between Uber and Grab, a new player in the Philippine shore has silently entered into the Pacific introducing a quite the same carpooling ride-sharing app from Germany, Wunder. On an email directly sent to us by Wunder, said that the European carpooling mobile app was initially launched in Manila in February and there have been more than 7 thousand users that joined the community generating around 45 thousand carpool matches of people going in the same direction at the same time. Based on the survey that Wunder initiated, over 20,000 people […]

GRABCAR WELCOME AT NAIA TERMINALS

Passengers can now book GrabCar in NAIA Terminals upon arrival at the airport

 

 With the recent announcement of GrabCar’s approval of TNC accreditation in NAIA, Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA)  has open its gates to GrabCar to pick-up passengers in all its four terminals. Grab booths will also be provided for passengers whoe does not have the Grab mobile app yet to assist them in bookong their rides. Here are the four pick-up locations as reported by techpatrl.com: Terminal 1 – Main Arrival Curbside Terminal 2 – Inner Arrival between Bays 7 & 8 Terminal 3 – Secondary Arrival Curbside between Bays 5 & 6 Terminal 4 – Curbside GrabCar drivers will be allowed […]

SPACE EDSA SHARED LIVING IN THE METROPOLIS

If traffic and long hours spent on the road are problems we just can’t take anymore, Space EDSA is the solution we’ve all been waiting for

 

 Think of the long lines to get to the train when you board the MRT in the morning and during the rush hours in the late afternoon. Think of all the commuting woes and problems you’re experiencing going to your work place and coming home very late at night because of the never ending carmageddon. Aint it just frustrating to come home never had to spend quality time with your loved ones because you’re too tired from the long hours of traveling because of bumper to bumper traffic situations in EDSA? Or are you simply a student or BPO agent […]

GRABTAXI IS NOW GRAB. PHOTO BY MAE ILAGAN (WIM)

Mobile app GrabTaxi is now Grab

 

 Mobile app for taxi and car booking GrabTaxi renames and is now simply called Grab. Grab announces this latest news at it happens in Singapore today. This is a developing story. Will update. UPDATE: GrabTaxi, Southeast Asia’s leading ride-hailing platform, rebrands to Grab today. The new Grab encompasses all the company’s services: taxis (GrabTaxi), private car services (GrabCar), motorcycle taxis (GrabBike), social carpooling (GrabHitch) and last mile delivery (GrabExpress), under one umbrella brand.   Rebrand signifies Grab’s market dominance in Southeast Asia   Since launching in 2012, Grab has evolved from a humble taxi-booking app to Southeast Asia’s largest land […]

MOBER ON-DEMAND DELIVERY MOVE AT A CLICK MOBILE APP

Mober app brings the ease of moving in and out at a click on your smartphone devices

 

 Mober, a first on-demand delivery mobile application in the Philippines introduced earlier this year, is an all Filipino owned startup which allows its users to book and manage deliveries for business and personal use. It has a user-friendly interface, which makes booking as easy as hiring a taxi service online. Adrian Marin, Mober’s point person, explained to us key points of how Mober works, from installing the app and how it offers business opportunities for SMEs dealing in e-commerce, catering services, party planners, to name just a few, and for people who want to earn extra income by joining the Mober program […]

STAR WARS-THEMED GRABCARS ARE NOW AVAILABLE BY SIMPLY BOOKING A RIDE WITH GRABTAXI MOBILE APP

Can’t get enough of Star Wars: The Force Awakens? Book the Star Wars-themed GrabCars and ‘May the Force be with you!’

 

 GrabTaxi mobile app ups the ante by launching a Star Wars-themed for all GrabCar passengers fro them to experience the Star Wars: The Force Awakens craze that is currently storming all Jedi and Dark Side fanatics of the movie saga. Launched in Kuala Lumpur, Ho Chi Minh, Bangkok, and Manila, the Star Wars fleet will cruise the streets and highways until 30 December 2015 as part of GrabCar’s regional marketing campaign in collaboration with Disney Southeast Asia. All you have to do is select the STAR WARS GrabCar option as your vehicle type when you book your ride and wait for the confirmation. For those who haven’t installed […]

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GrabTaxi spreads holiday cheer to passengers in Makati CBD and BGC

 

 With only 9 days left before Christmas and GrabTaxi gave away holiday cheer from 11 in the morning to 2 on the afternoon yesterday. The leading ride-sharing mobile app company in the Philippines sent out 200 puto bumbongs, a local sweet delicacy especially made during Christmas season, for free to GrabTaxi users who booked through the special GrabPasko icon that was specially made for the event. Lucky passengers in Makati CBD and BGC were treated to the Filipino holiday delicacy delivered by GrabTaxi and GrabExpress drivers. “We wanted to spread the holiday spirit and give our passengers small tokens as […]

GRABHELI POWERED BY GRABTAXI APP

Experience Fifty Shades of Grey chopper ride or escape Manila traffic, your choice, within reach via GrabHeli

 

 Admit it. That Fifty Shades of Grey chopper ride with Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele caught you dreaming that someday you too can experience a once in a lifetime sky ride. With or without Mr. Grey. Or Anastasia. Now your dreams will come true as GrabTaxi Philippines launched its new in-app service GrabHeli to cater to people in need of a helicopter ride service, whether to see the beauty of the metro up in the sky or escape the horrendous carmageddon in EDSA. GrabHeli is now available with just one click of a button on your GrabTaxi booking app. Initially, GrabHeli will […]

Villar Group Chairman Manny Villar, along with Vista Land officers, leads the inauguration of the spine road within Vista City, which grants easy access from Daang Hari Road to the communicity’s third phase – a brand new 14-hectare district that is envisioned to be the center of health and technology in the Southern Metro.

Villar Group inaugurates access road that links Daang Hari Road to ‘communicity’ district

 

 People can now travel and have their easy access route, thanks to Vista Land and Lifescapes, Inc., the country’s premiere homebuilder, for officially opening Vista City’s newest road that links Daang Hari Road to the communicity’s 14-hectare district that is envisioned to be the center of health and technology in the Southern Metro. The new district is specifically designed to offer an upgraded lifestyle that every Filipino deserves, master-planned to have full service hospital with top-of-the-line facilities; several office building devoted primarily to the BPO sector; and mid-rise residential complex, equipped with modern amenities, perfect for those who prefer eventful, driven […]

FORD FOCUS WITH ECOBOOST

Hot lapping the new Ford Focus with EcoBoost engine

 

 Hot lapping is a motorsport where vehicles are driven around a race track without actually competing for any position or any other recording of performance. Multiple vehicles are inside the track. No passing is allowed and that’s what we just did when we drive the Refined and Smarter new Ford Focus with EcoBoost engine to test its performance and discover the Advanced Driver Assist Technologies – Enhanced Active Park Assist and Active City Stop. The new Focus is easy and fun to drive. The design is very much sleek looking while the interior has an impressive room for comfortable driving and […]

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Use GrabCar promo code and get a chance to meet Solenn Huessaff

 

 GrabTaxi has uploaded a new video with sexy actress Solenn Huessaff and by the looks of it, she is the newest endorser of the mobile app-based car and taxi booking service in the Philippines. The video uploaded on YouTube shows behind-the-scenes pictorial with the actress using GrabCar Premium service. At the end of the video there’s an invitation to meet Solenn by using the promo code SOLENNFORGC. Solenn is currently starring on the indie film FLOTSAM which will open in theaters on November 4. So what are you waiting for? Book a GrabCar Sedan or GrabCar+ now, use SOLENNFORGC promo […]

U-HOP ON DEMAND MOBILE APP MASS TRANSPORT SERVICE

Can U-Hop catch up with GrabCar and Uber?

 

 Just recently, a new app-based for mass transport service have started to make their presence known in the metro announcing the service that will equal or surpass the current on-demand app car services of GrabCar and Uber that are already popular to passengers who can’t get enough of the public rides in Metro Manila. Unlike GrabCar and Uber, U-Hop focuses on multi-passenger service ride from different pick-up points (passengers are booked by group from a service area) to one specific destination. At first glance, it’s kinda blur how the service works. Arlene Cabangon, VP for Technology, U-Hop, explains to Kara David […]

GRABEXPRESS DELIVERIES MADE EASY: HOW TO BECOME GRABEXPRESS RIDER

Same day pick-up and delivery courier GrabExpress service available on GrabTaxi app

 

 After testing the beta version for the past few months, GrabExpress is now ready to pick-up and deliver items for only PhP 80. GrabExpress is a courier service available on GrabTaxi app which expanded its features to offer more quality services to all users. With GrabExpress anyone who downloaded and installed the GrabTaxi app can now send documents, parcels, gifts, and more to their loved ones in select areas in Metro Manila. Customers of GrabExpress can send packages that are less than 5kgs with dimensions not exceeding 28x32x12cm*. GrabExpress is available from Mondays to Saturdays, 8AM to 8PM in Alabang, Makati, […]

HPI PRESIDENT DAIKI MIHARA AND HPI PRODUCT PLANNING MANAGER ELIE SALAMANGKIT JR AT THE HONDA GEN-S LAUNCH

Honda launches new breed of Gen-S scooters

 

 Young actor, half of KathNiel on-screen love team, Daniel Padilla is the newest addition to Honda scooter family as Gen-S ambassador and Zoomer-X endorser. This was revealed during the launch of the all-new Honda Gen-S scooters last Saturday, September 26 at Blue Bay Walk in Pasay City. Honda Philippines, Inc. (HPI) launched Generation S, as the new breed of smart, responsible riders who choose and value Honda scooters for their revolutionary technology, innovative features, and practicality. The Generation S campaign was launched during the Honda Gen-S Scooter Parade where the all-new Zoomer-X was unveiled as third installment of Honda Gen-S […]