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Globe PRISM Expo, empowering Filipino with world-class learning through technology


 Back in February 2017, we got our first dibs on Globe Telecom’s PRISM, an interactive showcase of digital projects to help Filipino educators from private high schools, particularly those teaching the new Media and Information Literacy (MIL) subject in Senior High School, as well as English and Social Studies at both K-12 and higher education levels, to become proficient in technology-enabled instruction and content development. The program is a three-week professional development program conducted by Globe Telecom.  It involves a two-day immersive boot-camp, blended project-based learning, and personalized coaching for a total of 1,000 educators all over the country. Last June 2, […]


Like in Vietnam, When in Alabang


 I wasn’t that familiar with Vietnamese cuisine (I’m more into Thai, Korean and Japanese), until I grabbed the opportunity to have “A Taste of Vietnam” at Crimson Hotel Filinvest City, Manila’s Cafe 8 restaurant. The hotel invited media personalities and bloggers last March 10, the very first day of this Vietnamese dining showcase led by three Vietnam-based guest chefs Nguyen Thi Khanh Ngan, Tran Kim Hoang Trong, and Vo Van Chien. Savour Vietnamese dishes as we bring you three chefs taking over Cafe 8 and serve you authentic dishes on March 10 -18. Call 863-2222 for reservations. #CrimsonFilinvestCity #TasteofVietnam #CrimsonHotel […]


These are the Top 20 Kwentong Jollibee Memes and Reactions that will remind you why your Pineapple Juice is pure evil


 By now, almost every Filipino have seen Jollibee’s latest and pre-Valentine’s Day ‘hugot’ Kwentong Jollibee ads and it already spawned in different memes that is setting the internet on fire. Last year’s #KwentongJollibee gained 24 million YouTube views and reached 20 million audience. This Valentine’s season, Jollibee invites us to elebrate the joy of love that comes with special shared moments. But before you can even think that love is all about happy endings, don’t. Here are some of the best memes and comments we gathered from Facebook, some sharing their own experience and kinda relate from the Jollibee videos “Vow” […]


Europak: Inspired by European Artistry


 Inspired by European artistry, the Europak brand – registered in Hong Kong, has captured the discerning bag lovers’ taste with their equally premium quality-crafted designs that matches the everyday lifestyles of the young urban professionals. Europak’s design is rooted on European artistry and heritage with timeless appeal, sophisticated look in every inch made from different materials from nylon to genuine leather. To add this greatness, Europak just opened their newest concept store located in the Ayala-owned Market! Market! mall in Bonifacio Global City. Azrael Coladilla, blogger and social media influencer, took notice of the great design and style of the […]


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 […]


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 […]


EAT Getaway guys invade fancy resto Sabreen’s Seafood Market and Restaurant in downtown Manila


 If you love seafood and lots of seafood, there’s this place in Ermita that you can visit and make your own ‘dampa pa-luto’ style just across your table within minutes or so. The seafood restaurant that has been around for more than 29 years now brandishes a new and modern design accentuated with a more upscale royal look and is now named Sabreen’s Seafood Market and Restaurant. Under its new management, Sabreen’s continues the legacy of the old Seafood Market giving modern touch to make every customer’s visit a worthwhile experience. And the EAT Getaway guys couldn’t agree more. Just right […]


Breakfast Buffet meet-up at Nobu Restaurant


 Last week, I had the privilege to step inside the premier Nobu Restaurant located inside Nobu Hotel Manila of the newly-opened City of Dreams Manila entertainment hub in Pasay City. It was a breakfast meet-up with Marlon Hirsh, General Manager, Nobu Hotel Manila, who sat down with us, guest bloggers, during the entire breakfast. It was not just a breakfast presentation of Nobu Restaurant’s signature dishes but also a time to know more of Nobu Hotel Manila shared by our wonderful host, Marlon Hirsh. Before we started to scoop our way to the buffet station, Marlon already gave some tips and proudly […]

Fashion Evolution 2015. Designed by Hanna Delos Reyes.

Talented fashion designers showcased world-class Filipino designs at Metro Blogger’s Fashion Evolution 2015


 Recently, “Fashion Evolution,” a fashion show cum runway model search directed by Choy Suarez was held at the Century City Mall, hosted by Metro Blogger, the Philippines’ newest social circle for bloggers around the metro. 44 finalists of the runaway model search participated in the event showcasing the collections that were exclusively designed by some of the leading up-and-coming designers in the country “We are enthralled by the collection made by our partner fashion designers for the models of Fashion Evolution as they have captured the essence of the show with their own interpretation of it,” says Mr. Jess C., […]

Neurobion® new ambassadors, Ms. Zsa Zsa Padilla and Mr. Paul Soriano.

Neuropathy sends red flags we often ignore; numbness in hands or feet is just one of them


 To raise the awareness about Neuropathy, the damaging of the nerve system, Neurobion invited consumers, as well as media and bloggers at the launch of Neuropathy Awareness Movement, where they tackled important things about this condition and urgent need for an early intervention. According to a recent study, progressing age is one of the reason why people acquire Neuropathy. There will be certain things they will not be able to do and very different from the normal routine. A regular person can type 40 words per minute. On a normal day, a person takes 6,200 steps. With every touch, a person can […]


Game of Thrones Season 5 airs April 13 at 9 AM on HBO, same time as U.S.


 The most awaited Emmy– and Golden Globe-winning GAME OF THRONES returns April 13 to the Philippines, same time as U.S., to debut its ten new episodes of its fifth season weekly 9 AM on HBO, to be repeated same day at 9 PM.  The series will also be available on HBO GO on the same day. To the completion of the GoT World Premiere, HBO Asia brings a life-sized replica of Iron Throne, the seat of the Kings as seen in the series, to Manila. This Iron Throne will be open to the public from April 8-10 at Fully Booked, Bonifacio High Street for them to experience […]


44 model finalists vie for the win at the Fashion Evolution runway model search


 44 finalists, 22 male and 22 female models, all vie for the win at the upcoming runway model search entitled Fashion Evolution which will be held at Century City Mall on March 28, 2015. Out of the 44 candidates, only two (1 male, 1 female) will emerge as winners at the fashion show cum runway model a group of Last January, 100 hopefuls filled a go-see venue set up by an organization creatively called Metro Blogger, and only 44 were chosen to fill up the slots. Metro Blogger, with founder Jess C, aims to to serve as an avenue for disseminating information on […]


It’s time to Mix ‘N Shake Up the summer with Jollibee Reese’s Mix-Ins and Cookies & Cream Shake


 The cold temperature starts slowly disappearing and that’s the cue for the upcoming summer days that many of us are eagerly waiting. But of course, with its clear blue skies, golden sun, gentle breeze, and warm weather, who would not be thinking of summer? Everything goes carefree. People getting that body toned for that perfect beach getaway. Mostly, people crave for something sweet, cool, and refreshing. Since summer happens only once a year, we can all make the most of summer by satisfying our taste buds with delightful  dessert creaminess of the new Jollibee Reese’s Mix-Ins and Cookies & Cream Shake which will […]


Dentiste unveils #MysteryBoxinBGC Kissing Booth for Valentine’s Day


 A perfect Valentine’s Day date-place for couples who want to express their love and affection amidst the public eyes. A kissing booth prepared by Dentiste – the 1st Nighttime Toothpaste clinically proven to inhibit the growth of nighttime oral bacteria, giving you fresh morning breath, according to a short description on their Facebook page. Post by Dentiste Toothpaste Philippines. In time for Valentine’s Day, Dentiste unveiled yesterday the #MysteryBoxinBGC Kissing Booth. But it’s no ordinary kissing booth. The booth is like a big wrap-up gift box where couples must have to go inside the box and start kissing. There’s no time […]

KODO - Soul of Motion design inspired by the feline Cheetah, lean and athletic.

Mazda and Fujifilm Philippines partnership brings KODO Drive automotive photography in Green Canyon Resort


 Interactive Workshop on Automotive Photography: The Mazda KODO Drive Last January 22-23, media men from different platforms joined and team-up for a 2-Day Interactive Workshop on Automotive Photography: The Mazda KODO Drive, featuring the Mazda 6, the all-new Mazda 3 SKYACTIV, and the CX-5 to Green Canyon in Clark, Pampanga with actual classroom session and photo sessions presented by Michael ‘Mikko’ Angelo David of Top Gear Philippines. Exciting prizes were given away to the Top 3 winners from 3 Categories: Basic Pose, Details, and KODO in Motion; and also for the over-all team winner. All prizes were sponsored by Fujifilm Philippines. The event started with […]

SINULOG SA KABANKALAN CELEBRATION. Photo credits to Azrael Coladilla.

39th Sinulog sa Kabankalan kicks off third week of January 2015


 Last year, our friends Azrael, Raffy, and Ron covered Sinulog de Kabankalan Mardi Gras 2014, a yearly celebration held in Kabankalan City, at the heart of Negros Island. A festival of thanksgiving with the Sinulog sa Kabankalan happens on the third week of January. This month culminating in a grand weekend of revelry from January 16-18, 2015. It is both a cultural and religious celebration venerating the Santo Niño. “It’s a super fiesta celebration here in Kabankalan City. There are lots of street vendors, street food and ukay ukay, and souvenir store around the public plaza. The place is jam packed,” narrated Azrael on […]

BIDA CHANGERS. From left to right: Chuckiie Dreyfus, Jim paredes, and Melo Villareal.

Let’s bring out our Filipino spirit and change for the better to become a stronger nation


 It’s almost Christmas and as always, this season brings out the best in us. And right after Christmas, it’s gonna be New Year already. Have you thought of your new year’s resolutions to start the things right for 2015? Krem-Top coffee creamer recently launched Change for the Better campaign spearheaded by Dr. Mina Ramirez, Phd, President, Asian Social Institute. The campaign started in 2012 as a call to action for us Filipinos to be reminded of our core values to commit and sustain the change to become a better person, not just during the turn of the year but all throughout […]

Habitat for Humanity Philippines' Official Media Release #1 - Typhoon Hagupit.

Habitat for Humanity launches appeal to assist those affected by Typhoon Hagupit


 Appeal to assist Habitat  for  Humanity  has  launched  an  appeal  to  assist  families  affected  by  Typhoon  Hagupit  (called  Ruby  in  the  Philippines).  The  storm  made  first  landfall  on  Samar,  an  island  in  the  Visayas,  Philippines,  late  in  the  evening  of  Saturday,  6th of  December. According  to  the  Philippines  National  Disaster  Risk  Reduction  and  Management  Council,  more  than  130,000   families  were  evacuated  in  six  regions  of  the  Philippines. “Habitat  for  Humanity  is  sheltering  evacuated  families  in  Leyte,  Cebu  and  Surigao  del  Sur  provinces  of  the   Philippines.  Staff  and  materials  are  prepositioned  and  we  will  begin  to  support  affected  families […]

A New KNIGHT Rises. Touted as the most advanced Pinoy Android phone in existence, the 5.5-inch Full HD Starmobile KNIGHT X features the latest Super Octa Core processor coupled with 3GB of RAM.

Starmobile unveils the most powerful Pinoy Android phone


 The Return of the Knight A couple of weeks back, Philippine gadget maker Starmobile made an exciting announcement of launching the most powerful Android Pinoy phone in the country. Starmobile launched the KNIGHT X at a media event in Makati Shangri-La Hotel. The Starmobile KNGHT X comes in 5.5-inch full HD packed in the latest Super Octa Core processor coupled with 3GB RAM. Another selling point of the KNIGHT X is the 4G LTE that can work across 15 frequencies around the globe. This Android device is also paired with a 3350mAh battery. During the launching, a lot of guessing were made […]