World Street Food Congress celebrates the year of Pinoy street food

Some of the Philippines most loved comfort street food will be taking center stage, but will be served with fun twists and new interpretations, at the World’s Street Food Congress 2017 (WSFC17).  A brain child of foodie and TV personality K.F. Seetoh of Makansutra fame and presented by the Tourism Promotions Board (TPB), the five-day … Continue reading World Street Food Congress celebrates the year of Pinoy street food

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Traveling soon? Pay your Travel Tax easy and hassle-free online

Like any budget traveler, I've always wished that our airport is better. Better facilities, better services, more food choices. While any amount of change usually takes time, my yearly sojourn in and out the country has made me aware that indeed, things are changing. It usually starts with cleaner, well maintained rest rooms, brighter lounge areas and more food stalls … Continue reading Traveling soon? Pay your Travel Tax easy and hassle-free online

Put your words into action: Run for Integrity set on December 12

It's easy to say that we love our country: a few keystrokes and a well hash tagged campaign can easily build steam. But how do you show it?  In spite of what other people say about the traffic, the pollution, the natural chaos of things - I always believed that the Philippines is one hell … Continue reading Put your words into action: Run for Integrity set on December 12

Stand up!

Life goes on. While I am currently based in Metro Manila, hundreds and hundreds of miles away from the devastation in Tacloban, you can't help but feel a certain level of sadness and a cloud of gloom hanging all over the country. People are getting catty and snippy on Facebook, denouncing the government and casting … Continue reading Stand up!

Election Recap 2013: Playing the dance of fools

I don't want to say it, but I'll say it as it is: as much as we are a nation of grossly-talented, hardworking, fun-loving citizens, we are also a nation where majority gets grossly judgement-impaired when election time rolls around. We elect idiots in public office, then wonder why our country usually wallow in poverty … Continue reading Election Recap 2013: Playing the dance of fools

Conde Nast Traveler names Philippines as one of the travel destinations to watch in 2013

Oh my! Conde Nast Traveler, one of the premiere travel magazines in the world today, has included good ol' PH as one of the destinations to watch in 2013. See here the amazing recommendation for the Philippines: "For travellers willing to go the extra thousand miles for a deserted beach, the Philippines has around 7,000 … Continue reading Conde Nast Traveler names Philippines as one of the travel destinations to watch in 2013

I hope you survived the Holidays —

More than us surviving the so-called Apocalypse, as "predicted" by the Mayan Calendar, I think what's more commendable is us surviving the insanity and Holiday rush that we all know too well during Christmas. While we pretty much guessed that we will survive the so-called "End of the World", there is really no assurance when … Continue reading I hope you survived the Holidays —