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Singapore Airlines and MasterCard Travel Madness Alert: Singapore USD180; Japan, Korea USD 450; Brazil USD1500 and more!


 Remember our January article about our travel tips to Brazil for this year’s Summer Olympics? We know that a lot of people will be traveling to Rio de Janeiro to catch the Olympics in action to cover the event and to be there as spectators. But the high cost of travel expense deters a person and even those well-seasoned travelers to decide whether to pursue or not their Brazil trip. Fret no more. Singapore Airlines is offering a round-trip all-in airfare travel fare to Brazil for as low as $1500 only for individual booking of two passengers. Or if you’re traveling solo, it’s […]


HotelQuickly sports new ‘key’ logo and brand new app image


 Mobile-for-travel app HotelQuickly has been known and recognizable with the ‘pillow’ icon for the 3 years it has been offering last-minute booking for travelers in 16 countries in the world. Starting today, March 31st, coinciding their 3rd year anniversary, HotelQuickly replaces the ‘pillow’ with a brand new sleek ‘key’ logo. Today’s change also reveals the release of the new HotelQuickly app that coincides with the official rebranding and the relaunch of the HotelQuickly website. The freshly minted app showcases a brighter color palette, a more streamlined booking flow as well as a host of new features, while the brand has been revamped with […]


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 […]

HONG KONG CITYSCAPE AT NIGHT. Hong Kong skyline view from Victoria Peak. (File photo)

Enjoy FREE mobile access to Skyscanner from SafeZone


 Why be afraid of the incurring mobile charges when you browse your favorite websites when you can access them for FREE with SafeZone, a mobile app where you can select popular digital brands by downloading the SafeZone Android app at Google Play Store, without worrying unwanted data charges? More than twenty digital brands’ mobile app are available through SafeZone and one of them is Skyscanner, a mobile for travel app where users can enjoy hundreds of airline promo deals in just seconds via a single, simple, and trustworthy source that can help them find the best travel solution at the right […]

RIDES MADE AWESOME. GrabTaxi makes rides more awesome with GrabCar.

GrabTaxi makes rides more awesome with GrabCar


 When GrabTaxi Philippines app was launched on June 2013, we were one of the first social media bloggers who witnessed the first appearance of GrabTaxi App on mobile devices. GrabTaxi is the MyTeksi in Malaysia, the first in ASEAN to use smartphone to smartphone cloud-based technologies for taxi booking and dispatch which was founded and started by businessman Anthony Tan in Malaysia with co-founder Tan Hooi Ling. Anthony‘s vision does not stop in Malaysia as he plans to revolutionize the taxi industry in other countries as well.  Together with two of his Filipino partners, they decided to put up the regional expansion to introduce the concept in the Philippines and giving it […]

SKYSCANNER REVEALS THE BEST TIME TO BOOK STUDY FOR FILIPINOS. Do you know that you can save money if you book your travel ahead of your planned trip?

Do you know that you can save a lot of money if you book your travel ahead of your planned trip?


 Filipinos are known to be always on the look-out when it comes to choosing and and booking travels and we welcome budget-friendly airlines for giving us affordable fares, be it domestic or abroad. Recent studies reveal that if you book your travel ahead of your planned trip, you’ll save a lot of money and more to spend on your vacation or getaway adventures. If you love discounts as much as we do, try booking your next China trip 28 weeks in advance, you can save as much as Php 7,000 per flight which means more money for shopping and buying souvenirs. […]

TAXI BOOKING LIFESTYLE APP NOW IN THE PHILIPPINES. Easy Taxi – A lifestyle app that will ease your taxi woes.

Easy Taxi – A lifestyle app that will ease your taxi woes


 We’ve all heard of horror stories involving taxis — commuters being held up by gangs who use taxis; being duped by taxi drivers who use rigged meters; taxi drivers who refuse to use meters and will demand an exorbitant fee.  All of these problems are eliminated with Easy Taxi. Easy Taxi is a new lifestyle app designed to make commuting via taxi fast, easy and worry-free. The app, which is available for both iOS and Android devices, allows users to book a taxi with just a press of a button. Easy Taxi is such a popular idea that the app […]

SKYSCANNER BLOGGERS MEET-UP. Singapore-based Janet Ranola (left), Skyscanner Philippine Manager, met Philippine travel bloggers Raffy Pedrajita, Melo Villareal, Juan Manila, Alex Dizon, and Enrico Dee over lunch at Lugang Cafe to discuss Skyscanner's updates as they wrap-up their growth across Southeast Asia. Also in photo are Lexi Tan (seated beside Janet) and Ferdie Bondoy (standing), both from Fleishman-Hillard Manila.

Skyscanner meets up with Philippine travel bloggers


 Janet Ranola, Singapore-based and is currently Philippine Manager of Skyscanner, met up with five of the well-traveled bloggers in the country. Raffy Pedrajita (, Alex Dizon (, Juan Manila (, Enrico Dee ( and Melo Vilareal ( hanged-out with Janet over lunch at Lugang Cafe at the SM Mall of Asia last September 4, 2013. Skyscanner is a leading web-based search engine and mobile application for travel-bugs looking for affordable and cheapest airfares plus hotels and car hires around the world. In line with promoting Skyscanner, Janet invites everyone to come and see their exhibition booth on September 6-8, for the 24th […]