Taong Putik Festival in Barrio Bibiclat, Aliaga Nueva Ecija

Taong Putik Festival 2016 Bibiclat Aliaga Nueva Ecija

Every June 24th, a small barrio (village) called Bibiclat in the town of Aliaga in Nueva Ecija celebrates the feast day of Saint John the Baptist with the annual Taong Putik Festival. It is a religious festival celebrated by the locals and devotees to pay homage to San Juan Bautista on his feast day by wearing costumes patterned to his attire. The "taong putik" soak themselves in mud and cover their body with dried banana leaves and visit houses or ask people for alms in a form of candle or money to buy candles which they offer for Saint John the Baptist to celebrate his feast day.

FLASH PLUS 2, "Affordable Smartphone for your Travels and Adventures"

Flash Plus 2 Price Philippines Specs Features

I am a kind of traveler that relies heavily on mobile phones whenever I travel. I use it for apps such as hotel booking apps, Google maps for directions and to update my friends and followers in my social media accounts. I also use it in taking photos, listening to music during long drives, browsing the net and to stay connected to my family back home. Indeed, a good mobile phone has now been an essential travel companion in every traveler's life.

ASUS Presents Zenvolution at Computex 2016

ASUS Presents Zenvolution at Computex 2016

ASUS Chairman Jonney Shih took the stage during the Zenvolution press event at Computex 2016 to unveil Zenbo, the first ASUS robot, along with a stunning portfolio of third-generation mobile products designed to provide users with revolutionary functionality for pursuing their passions.

Burot Beach DIY Travel Guide: Things to Do, How to Get There, Where to Stay, Expenses, Tips, Reminders and More!

Burot Beach Travel Guide Calatagan Batangas

Burot Beach in Calatagan Batangas is one of the most popular beaches near Metro Manila. A favorite among weekenders and backpackers, the burot beach is often crowded during weekends, long weekends and holidays. It is best to know when to visit Burot Beach and plan your trip ahead. With this, let me share to you this Burot Beach DIY Travel Guide that will provide you with information on how to get there from Manila, things to do, where to stay, budget & expenses, travel tips, reminders and more!

"Alviera Go Play," features World’s First Game Show-inspired Playground in Porac, Pampanga

Alviera Go Play features worlds first game show-inspired playground

Alviera, the township development rising in Porac, Pampanga plays host to the "first game show-styled playground in the world." Experience outdoor fun and wacky games inspired by hit TV shows like Takeshi’s Castle, Wipeout, and Gladiators in a one-day summer festival.

Travel in Style and Comfort with My Philippines Lifestyle Apparels

Top Best Gifts for Travelers Philippines

Aside from statement shirts, I often wear shirts that are Filipino or travel-themed whenever I travel. That is why, one of my "Top 10 Picks as Best Gift Ideas for Pinoy Travelers" are Nationalistic-themed travel apparels. Something that we could proudly wear as a Filipino during our travels here and abroad.

DFA: Starting June 1, "No-Show" Passport Applicants to Face 30-Day Ban

Starting June 1, no-show passport applicants to face 30-day ban

When I renewed my passport about 2 years ago at the Department of Foreign Affairs South (Alabang), it only took me about 30-45 minutes to finish processing my passport renewal. It is quite fast since they already have an efficient system that makes the transactions fast and less complicated. But before you can go to the DFA office for your passport application or renewal, you have to schedule your visit for about 1-2 months in advance via the DFA's Passport Application Appointment System.

Jimmy Pocket Towel, "The World's First Pocket-friendly Hand Towel"

Jimmy Pocket Towels

Proper hygiene is important even when we travel. It is important that we wash our hands before and after every meal. When we visit a certain place or a restaurant, it is important for us travelers that the toilets or wash areas are clean and prepared adequately to service the our needs. But sometimes, there are times that wash rooms don't have paper towels. Good thing I found Jimmmy Pocket Towels, a new product that will surely be a delight for every traveler.

Etihad Airways runs Business Class Seat Promotion

Etihad Airways runs Business Class Seat Promotion

Etihad Airways is offering up to 50 per cent off its Business Class fares to a world of exciting business and holiday destinations.

The sale runs until June 1 for travel between June 1 and July 31, 2016.
Business Class guests will enjoy the comfort of fully flat beds with direct aisle access from every seat on all the airline’s wide-body services. Inflight, dedicated Food and Beverage Managers, handpicked from some of the world’s best hospitality establishments, oversee an extensive ‘dine anytime’ a la carte and snack menu.

PRODUCT REVIEW: Travel Gadgets and Accessories from BoxWave.com

Travel Gadgets and Accessories

Few weeks ago, Box Wave sent me some tech gadgets to try. Established in 2002, BoxWave is an industry endorsed, multi award-winning accessories provider for handheld devices of all categories, including cell phones, PDA's, smartphones, media players, gaming devices, GPS devices, UMPC's, Tablet PC's and more. They offer one of the most comprehensive list of devices supported, and this list continues to expand as we update our products daily with the newest and most popular gadgets.

M&M’S® Red Wins in Vote M&M’S® 2016 Campaign


The people have spoken! After a month of exciting campaigning and competition, the votes have been tabulated and I am proud to announce that M&M’S® Red has won the Vote M&M’S® 2016 campaign!

Delightful Lunch at Tropicafé Restaurant at Boracay Tropics Resort Hotel

Tropicafe Restaurant at Boracay Tropics

Your stay at Boracay Tropics Resort Hotel won't be complete without trying Topicafé Restaurant's selection of yummy dishes and drinks. Tropicafé is the in-house all-day dining restaurant of Boracay Tropics. Exuding a modern Filipino ambiance and tropical feel interiors, you have the option to dine at the restaurant's al fresco dining area near the pool or inside the restaurant and get a spot on one of their lovely cabanas.

Flash surpasses the definition of metal with its new Flash Plus 2

Flash surpasses the definition of metal with its new Flash Plus 2

Flash upgrades the excellent photographing DNA of the Flash series with the launch of its new Flash Plus 2. But on top of its rich, experiential camera features, the newest addition to the Flash roster also boasts of pioneering functions such as fingerprint recognition, Hi-Fi sound effect, and fast battery charging—all boxed in a sophisticated metal case designed for the high- and medium-end market.

Top Things to Do in Galicia, Spain

Top Things to Do in Galicia


The are many books, movies and documentaries dedicated to the Camino de Santiago, but this unique journey can only be in experienced in first person.

MUNI Market brings "Mindful Living" to Nuvali on May 21

MUNI Market brings mindful living to Nuvali on May 21

On its 5th year, MUNI Market continues to spread its message of "mindful living" to folks living in the metropolis and beyond through a festive market affair at the Solenad Activity Park, Solenad 3, Nuvali, Sta. Rosa, Laguna. Cause-driven entrepreneurs will be showcasing their healthy, local, and eco-friendly fares including food, as well as home and fashion items, alongside educational workshops, demos, and live musical performances.

ASUS Zooms in on the Philippines’ Most Iconic Corners From the Lens of the Country’s Top Photographer

ASUS Zooms in on the Philippines Most Iconic Corners From the Lens of the Country Top Photographer

Celebrated lenswoman Shaira Luna partners up with ASUS Philippines to #SeeThePhilippinesUpClose with the ZenFone Zoom

After ushering in a whole new era in smartphone photography with the much-awaited launch of the groundbreaking ASUS ZenFone Zoom early this year, ASUS Philippines now sets its sights on taking mobile photography experience up a notch, as it joins forces with renowned professional photographer and visual extraordinaire Shaira Luna for its latest campaign for the ZenFone Zoom.

Authentic Cantonese Flavors at Lung Hin Restaurant, Marco Polo Ortigas Manila

Marco Polo Ortigas Manila Restaurants

Recently awarded as "One of the most outstanding Chinese restaurants outside China" at the 16th China Hotel Industry Golden Horse Awards, Lung Hin Restaurant is definitely not your typical Chinese Restaurant. Located at the 44th floor of Marco Polo Ortigas Manila, (Click here to check rates online) it boasts of contemporary Chinese flare offering traditional and authentic Cantonese food and fresh seafood specially made by their very own Hong Kong chefs.

7 Places in Dubai to Drop Everything for and Visit Right Now

7 Places in Dubai to Drop Everything for and Visit Right Now

There is a reason why Dubai is the world’s 8th most visited city. The exceptionally interesting attractions, shopping destinations, leisure amenities and unparalleled luxury is what defines Dubai. The whole city is no less than a carnival in its peak months that go on almost the whole year.

Top 5 Things that a Traveler will Love about the ASUS ZenFone Zoom ZX551, "The World's Thinnest Smartphone with 3x Digital Zoom"

ASUS ZenFone Zoom Review Philippines and Sample Photos

Last weekend, we brought the ASUS ZenFone Zoom ZX551 into a road trip to Bataan to test its features and capabilities. Together with other members of the media, we traveled from Manila to a picturesque location in Bagac, Bataan where we had an awesome time roaming around, taking photos and of course, indulging on sumptuous food!

Spicing Up your Forever Favorite!

Spicing Up your Forever Favorite at Wendys

Manila – An indelible love mark for anything about Mexico is evident in our culture. From Marimar to Senora Santibañez, from the wrestler Rey Mysterioto the Mexican boxers Pacquiao KO-ed!

Mexican food is also a hit, so when Wendy’s launch its Bacon Mushroom Jalapeño Melt expect it to rise from completely unknown to an icon. Why? Wendy’s just combined your forever favorite burger, and add a spicy kick for that Mexican flavor. Okay, Wendy’s, we know what you did there!

HOTELS WITH POOL IN TAGAYTAY: Summit Ridge Hotel Tagaytay

Top Best Hotels in Tagaytay City Cavite

Tagaytay City is definitely one of the top weekend destinations near Metro Manila. Visiting the city certainly makes an awesome trip because of its cool climate, the wide variety of things to do in Tagaytay, as well its long list of restaurants offering sumptuous and mouthwatering dishes. "Cooling off" in Tagaytay is what we needed to escape the humid Metro Manila. Sometimes all you need is to breathe in the cool, mountain air and to savor the cold climate that Tagaytay City is famous for. To best enjoy it, why not stay in one of the hotels in Tagaytay?

Top Things to do at the Orlando Theme Parks

Top 5 Must-do Activities at Disney World Florida

Are you the type of person who likes adrenaline rush? How about being a fictional enthusiast? Or perhaps both in one at the same spot? So why not go to the Orlando theme parks! It has a lot of fictional themes with their utmost adrenaline parks that you can venture and visit. Here are the things you might want to explore when going there.

Top Reasons to Travel to the USA for a Holiday

New York City Travel Guide

First and foremost when you travel to the USA for a holiday, it is a great way to get out of your home country and learn new things not only in the place but its because of the culture and the community itself. In the United States of America, they value so much their respective national holidays , like "thanksgiving", fourth of July, and many holidays that change and build the state.

ASUS Zenfone Zoom ZX551 Specifications, Features, Price and Availability

ASUS Zenfone Zoom Review

ASUS Zenfone Zoom ZX551 is one of the newest addition to the ever growing Zenfone line of mobile phones. Sporting a standard Zenfone look with the capacitive buttons, Corning Gorilla Glass 4 and features a removable back cover made with premium leather, it's "love at first sight" for me. More to that, it highlights a circular plate at the back which features a 13-megapixel camera with 3x optical zoom. Its camera makes even more excited to try give it a test.

​Etihad Airways' new premium lounge opens at Melbourne Airport​

​Etihad Airways' new premium lounge opens at Melbourne Airport​

  • Melbourne’s totally ‘reimagined’ airport lounge features an a la carte dining room, sculptural showcase bar, children’s playroom, prayer rooms and shower facilities.
  • It features an extensive selection of bespoke, one-of-a-kind cocktails and mocktails developed in partnership with world-leading drinks consultancy, Fluid Movement.
  • Guests in The Residence enjoy their own private lounge with a discreet, separate entry and personalised service.

Catch This Summer’s Biggest Wave as ASUS Philippines’ “7 Days of Summer ZenFone Promo” Finally Hits Shores

7 Days of Summer ZenFone Promo

"Lower prices as the temperature rises mark the beginning of an even more incredible season with your favorite ASUS ZenFone models"

Channeling your summer state of mind, despite the sweltering heat, will definitely be a whole lot easier (and not to mention, more fun!), now that ASUS Philippines is all set to offer this season’s hottest deals, what with the special “7 Days of Summer ZenFone Promo”.

BATANES TOURIST SPOTS: Rakuh-a-idi Spring (Fountain of Youth)

Batanes Tourist Spots and Attractions

Rakuh-a-idi Spring (also known as Spring of Youth or Fountain of Youth) in Mahatao, Batanes is one of the "not-so-well-known" tourist spots and attractions in Batanes that tourists should not miss when visiting the province. It is a natural spring pool overlooking the beach and affords a stunning view of Mount Iraya. The cold water spring comes from mountain which makes the swim at the Spring of Youth more enjoyable.

A "One of a kind" Resort Accommodation Experience at Boracay Tropics Resort Hotel

Best Hotels and Resorts in Boracay

Best Western Boracay Topics is one of the most upscale, non-beachfront resorts on Boracay Island. Located along the main road in station 2, it just a 5-minute walk to Boracay's famous white sand beach and its popular hot spots such as bars and restaurants. The resort boasts of unparalleled resort accommodation with topnotch facilities, well-appointed rooms, sumptuous food offerings and excellent customer service to the delight of its valued guests seeking for a relaxing vacation on one of the world's best islands.

AeroCare Worldwide Air Ambulance Service

AeroCare Air Ambulance Service

The thing about traveling is that it is widely unpredictable. It's inevitable, accidents could happen whenever we travel and while we explore in the wild outdoors. Considering the number of things that can go wrong when traveling, it is best that we should know what to do whatever happens to us while we travel.

5 Awesome Reasons Why You Should Eat + Drink + Chill at Redd Restaurant

5 Awesome Reasons Why You Should Eat Drink Chill at Redd Restaurant

Prism Plaza is now fast-becoming one of the hippest event venues, dining and hangout places located south of Metro Manila. Offering a unique and one-of-a-kind dining and entertainment experience, it is an awesome place to eat, chill and drink with your family and friends after a long day at work, after shopping at SM Mall of Asia or when celebrating any special occasion.

Memorable Overnight Stay at Acacia Hotel Manila via HotelQuickly

Acacia Hotel Manila Review in Alabang

When traveling, one of the first items in a check-list that a traveler must-consider is accommodation. Nowadays, there are definitely a lot of best hotel deals in the internet that are easily accessible with a touch of a button or a tap on an app. One of my favorite apps when looking for a hotel is HotelQuickly. It is the leading last-minute hotel booking app in Asia-Pacific, offering discounted deals at highly rated hotels in more than 250 destinations.

Free Admission at The National Museum for the whole month of May 2016

Free admission to National Museum this May

There's more reason to drop by The National Museum this month! In celebration of National Heritage Month, The National Museum of the Philippines is offering Free Admission to all National Museums in the country, including those in the regions such as Vigan, Kiangan, Kabayan, Angono-Binangonan Petroglyphs, Tabaco, Bohol, Butuan and Jolo (Sulu).

Win a "One-year Travel-all-you-can Pass" at Cebu Pacific's Juan for Fun Backpacker Challenge 2016

Cebu Pacific Juan for Fun Backpacker Challenge 2016
Team Juan Big Fight: Aaron Crisostomo, Asia Wy, and Kyle Favis of Ateneo de Manila University conquered heights and were hailed as the Ultimate Backpackers in last year’s Juan for Fun.

Cebu Pacific, the Philippines’ leading airline, kicks off its Juan for Fun Backpacker Challenge season dangling the ultimate travel prize for students – a one-year travel-all-you-can pass for the winning team!