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JUAN Team PH is the Ultimate Juan for Fun Backpacker Challenge 2016 winner


 Seven straight days, fun and adventure travel, and travel allowance worth P35,000, were at stake for five teams from different universities who participated this year’s Cebu Pacific Juan for Fun Backpacker Challenge 2016 – a yearly contest from the leading budget airline in the country that showcase endless escapades, boundless discoveries, and a whole lot of fun. This year’s Ultimate backpackers received the most epic prize – a Travel-All-You-Can-Pass which entitles each member to as many free flights to domestic and international short-haul destinations as they want within one year. They also get to take home gifts from Cebu pacific’s […]

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 […]


#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 […]


Quick guide to Cebu’s Sinulog Festival weekend celebration


 I would have never been more inspired to share my Sinulog experience if I haven’t participated in this year’s weekend celebration in Cebu. Christmas season in Cebu doesn’t end in December. The revelry and merrymaking continues in January or until Sinulog festival ends, third week of the first month of the new year. For this year, the Grand Parade was held on January 17, Sunday. What is Sinulog? Sinulog celebrates the feast of Sto. Niño ‘Viva Pit Senyor’ with week-long festivity including a showcase of parade of competing cultural dances. The grand fluvial procession parades in different locations that is significant […]


Travel worry-free with Travel Buddy Adventure


 Travel Buddy Adventure is the newest product from Pioneer Insurance that gives a well-traveled person a 30-day  coverage while traveling via land, water, or air despite the number of trips the person takes. The person who purchase the Travel Buddy Adventure is entitled to a maximum benefit of PhP 100,000 arising from accidents while doing adventurous activities and hobbies such as spelunking, white-water rafting, ATV rides, bridge walking, canyon swinging, hot air ballooning, rappelling, rock climbing, wall climbing, trekking, zip lining, banana boat rides, jet skiing, sailing, scuba diving, skimboarding, go-karting, roller blading (no racing), rowing, skateboarding, windsurfing, and many […]

JFF 2015 GROUPSHOT. The fun shoot after the race held at Coco grove beach resort in Siquijor Island.

What makes you the team to beat in this year’s Cebu Pacific Juan for Fun Backpacker Challenge?


 If you know the answer to that question, hurry up and upload your video entries to this year’s biggest and most exciting travel adventure for college students. You still have until tomorrow, May 2, to submit your entries to make it to the 5 team finalists who will join the travel adventure contest from Cebu Pacific and be mentored by 5 well-known celebrities who also have the passion in traveling. Meet DJ Joyce Pring, actress/TV host Iya Villania-Arellano, musician/HALE vocalist Champ Lui Pio, travel writer Jude Bacalso, and YouTube sensation Bogart the Explorer as they will be this year’s Cebu Pacific […]

CEBU PACIFIC JUAN FOR FUN BACKPACKING CHALLENGE WINNER IN JAPAN. Sesi was enamored by the culture, charms and cuties of Japan, and vowed that he will come back.

Cebu Pacific’s Juan for Fun winner continues the Juandering Mode


 A Juanderer never says no to adventures. A rush of adrenaline streamed over the twenty-five-year-old teacher from Dumaguette teaming up his mates from Siliman University for Cebu Pacific Juan for Fun Backpacking Challenge in 2013. Sesinando “Sesi” Quilao joined forming Team Crimson with Patrik Norouzi and So Myeong Lee. They toured around the country from Manila to Kalibo, Dipolog, Palawan, Davao, and Cebu. Team Crimson sealed the victory awarded as champions after the challenge. They savored 12 Cebu Pacific roundtrip tickets to any international or domestic destination plus premium gadgets and travel gear. “With our ticket prizes, we got more […]


Unboxing 12MP Full HD WiFi Sports Cam from CashCashPinoy deal


 It’s summertime and the perfect gear for family outings, weekend getaways, adventure backpacking, breaking the waves, etc., will be a handy action sports camcorder. Action sports camera is a fun way to record your every fun and crazy moments to share with your friends and loved ones. But of course, do not forget that the main purpose of the action sports cam is to record those not-so-ordinary and exciting activities such as skydiving, paragliding, going in the tube or barrel of the waves,  flowriding, ziplining, and above all, while doing those insaningly extreme outdoor activities you could ever think of. The rise in the popularity of […]


10 Awesome reasons why you should visit Guam


 No. 1 Beautiful sunrise According to a Vimeo video, Guam is the first place in the United States to see the sun each calendar day. The East coast of the United States will see the same sunrise 14 hours after locals on the Pacific Island do. Good Morning America: Sunrise over Guam from Austin Groupp on Vimeo. No. 2 Closest U.S. destination from the Philippines Located West of the Pacific, in the Mariana Islands, Guam is the closest United States destination from the Philippines, only 3 1/2 hours away from Manila. Guam is also home to more than thousands of fellow […]


Sony Xperia Z3 Compact first impressions, specs, and review


 Sony Xperia Z3 Compact first-hand (Unboxing) First of all, we’d like to thank Sony Philippines and their agency, Ogilvy Philippines for including us on their guest lists during the Sony Xperia Z3 Series Launch held in Makati, two months ago. We have to mention it because that was actually an early Christmas gift for us when we won in a live Twitter contest during the program, one of their flagship premium phones, the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact. And this is how and why we can give fair and honest Sony Xperia Z3 Compact first impressions, specs, and review here on our blog. […]


HANOI: How Awesomely Nice Our Itinerary!


 Last November 8-12, Cebu Pacific flew to Hanoi with famous travel bloggers from the Philippines. We were part of that group. And to borrow a line from Michelle Eve De Guzman of Cebu Pacific, “How Awesomely Nice Our Itinerary!” Introduction to Hanoi Duc who was our Tour Guide who welcomed us at Noi Bai International Airport and is from Hanoi Red Tours,  told us that 7.5 million visited Vietnam last year, 2013. That is close to the number of population in Vietnam which is around 7 million people, according to him. By the way, the month of November signals the start […]


Your must-try food on your next trip to Hanoi, Vietnam


 Thanks to Cebu Pacific Air and we have seen the beauty of Hanoi during our 3-day Familiarization Tour last Nov. 8-12, 2014. The most remarkable happenings during our tour was the gastronomic adventure our group had. It was a fun vacation too as we were given the luxury of time to visit almost all of the landmarks in Hanoi, cruise on a junk boat to Halong Bay, rode the cyclo rickshaw around the Old Quarter, had fun time shopping and bargaining, and got the chance to visit the 143 hectare Flamingo Dai Lai Resort in Ngọc Thanh, Phúc Yên, Vĩnh Phú. And […]


Kata i3s on-the-go performance review


 Kata i3s At first glance we already know that this latest flagship unit from Kata Digital is one device that everybody will love. Kata i3s delivers a good standing performance during our usage. Battery performance Powered with 2,250mAh removable battery, Kata i3s delivers at par performance with other brands and surprisingly, there has been no major heat issues or whatsoever that we have encountered. It only means that Kata has been listening to its consumers and continuously learning the process of giving satisfactory performance of their smartphones. On the scale of 1 to 5, we are giving the battery performance […]


5 Places to visit on your next trip to Hanoi


 How to get there Hanoi or when in written in Vietnamese is Hà Nội, is the capital of Vietnam and also its second largest city. It is a two-hour and thirty minutes flight from Manila to Nội Bài International Airport. Cebu Pacific Air flies to Hanoi 3x in a week (Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday) 10:20 PM from Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Terminal 3) and arriving in Nội Bài International Airport the following day at 12:30 AM (Local Time). Manila is one hour ahead of Vietnam’s time zone. Hanoi has a lot more to offer for tourists and travelers who are booked for a 3-day 2-night […]


Exploring Sohoton Cave of Basey, Samar


 One of the caves that can be found in Basey, Samar is Sohoton Cave that can be reach via 1 hour pump boat ride. Sohoton Cave is adjacent to Panhulugan Cave within Sohoton Natural Bridge Park. Inside Sohoton are rich stalactites and stalagmites, calcium carbonated rock formation found in different caves all over the world. Basey, Samar is 5 hours travel time from Manila via commercial airline. From Manila, the nearest airport will be in Calbayog. From Calbayog, it will take another two hours to reach Catbalogan and another two hours to reach Basey. By land, you can get to […]

CANON PUSHES THE ENVELOPE ON IMAGE QUALITY, ZOOM, AND FUN WITH THREE NEW COMPACT CAMERAS. Canon today expanded their suite of compact cameras with the addition of three new models to the PowerShot series – PowerShot G7X, PowerShot SX60 HS, and PowerShot N2..

First look at Canon PowerShot series – PowerShot SX60 HS, PowerShot G7X, and PowerShot N2!


 Maybe, just maybe, when you’re traveling light or doing a street photography projects, you were kinda hesitant in exposing your handy dslr cameras. Right? Of course, that’s when subjects, especially people, tend to shy away when they see us aiming our big cameras at them. Aside from this scenario, bringing big cameras, even though we have our special bags for it, is kinda tedious and heavy in our shoulders, or in our backpacks. Thanks to Canon, they have produced PowerShot compact cameras, great enough to capture moments and are designed to deliver better image quality and performance. Thus, the production of […]

TRAVEL BUDDY. Pioneer Insurance travel accident insurance partner product.

Perfect for adventourers, Pioneer Insurance introduces Travel Buddy – our new partner in travel


 We assume that everyone loves to travel, go out and see the world. But there are moments or certain people who view traveling with a lot of risk involved. Thanks to the current travel related events that we heard and seen on the news. But do not worry. Pioneer Insurance has partnered with Travel Buddy, a personal accident insurance that comes with Php 100,000 cash benefit, a first in the market product that let’s you travel  all-you-want for 30 days knowing that you’re financially prepared in case of accidents. Travel Buddy will cover the expenses that may arise whether via land, […]