To say that I’m a moderate beer drinker is an overstatement. So I wasn’t really expecting to find myself participating again in an Oktoberfest.
To travel is fun, but ever more so while you are young! Young adults in their 20s are in their prime and is most physically fit to travel where they can basically do anything they want.
In a recent press statement by Zest Air, their management has expressed surprise over CAAP’s suspension on the airline reiterating that their planes are safe and airworthy.
I am inside a mall in Manila as I am writing this article, nestled in a coffee shop corner in the middle of the afternoon. Honestly, I am here to escape the 35 degree Celsius heat wave across Metro Manila. If I would have stayed home, I would be bathing in my own sweat right now. As [...]
When you hear advertisements about Earth Day, you basically already know what the concept is all about. But what makes this advocacy more effective are the solid programs behind it. The more specific, the better. Grow A Million Trees So I was ecstatic when I heard about one of SM Supermalls program geared [...]
For decades, environmental groups from around the world have warned us of the ill effects of abuse we bring upon our environment and surroundings. At the turn of the century, this was heightened and earth-friendly methods were lobbied further. Earth Day 2013 Philippines Last week, in a visit to SM Megamall with my wife, we [...]
Have you heard about the recent news of a Chinese fishing vessel which ran aground the Tubbataha Reef last 8 April 2013? Well, there’s more bad news. The same 48-meter F/N Min Long Yu fishing vessel was found carrying about 400 boxes or 2000 illegally-traded rolled-up pangolins probably set for trade in China. Demand for [...]
The last time I joined Earth Hour was in 2011. I was in Singapore then atop ‘The Lantern‘ of Fullerton Bay Hotel. It was a quiet celebration with candle lit tables and dimmed lights, uncommon for a rooftop pool bar, and overlooking Singapore’s Marina Bay Sands. Earth Hour 2013 Two years later and a more environment-conscious world society, Let’s [...]
Food is much part of traveling as you savor the unique flavors of each place you visit. With this in mind, the Universal Robina Corporation (URC) Flour Division and the Department of Tourism recently teamed-up for a collaboration called Flourish Pilipinas. On its 40th year, URC’s flour division campaign “Flourish Pilipinas: Bake it Fun in [...]
The upcoming Holy Week is one of the most popular 2013 holidays in the Philippines due to its length, aside from the fact that the Philippines is dominantly Catholic. Moreover, even non-religious citizens anticipate it for the long vacation break. In this light, we are sharing with you the rest of the official list of Philippine [...]