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15th Hot Air Balloon Fiesta 2010 in 5 days!

I missed last year’s Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta. But not this year! In fact, an all-access media ID pass is on its way – thanks to Ayala Malls, MarQuee Mall, Az and Rogue Digital! –

Philippine Coffee History Roots in Lipa, Batangas

Having folks in Lipa City, I was surprised to learn that Philippine coffee history traces its roots from Batangas. This I learned in a recent Coffee 101 seminar with Chit Juan, co-chair of the Philippine Coffee Board.

Up Next: Surfing in Baler

October concluded awesomely with a trip to Singapore with Nuffnang Philippines blogger finalists for the 1st Nuffnang Asia-Pacific Blog Awards. November started with a big bang in Boracay with Nescafe Soundskool 2009 Workshops. And now, hopefully, we

Canon Photomarathon in Tagaytay

Tagaytay is this year’s home for Canon Marathon Philippines 2009. Initially set for a different venue and earlier time, it was moved due to the typhoon Ondoy.

Help Save Pasig River, Run the Pasig River Marathon

The Philippine International Marathon 2009: A Run for the Pasig River, as organized by the Kapit Bisig Para sa Ilog Pasig (KBPIP) will be held on November 08, 2009. They’ll have have the Quirino Grandstand and Luneta

Bird Watchers Festival Starts Today

Groups of bird watching enthusiasts and bird watcher associations can be found today at Balanga Nature and Wetland Park in Balanga City, Bataan where the 5th Philippine Bird Festival is being held.

Antique Philippine Maps – A Visual Tour

A visit to the Lopez Museum last week brought to light a collection of old and rare Philippine Maps. It was revealing discovery to see centuries-old maps of the Philippine islands, how they developed, and evolved.

The Captivating Mt. Pinatubo Crater-Lake

It was April 12, 2009 when I first climbed Mt. Pinatubo. I blogged about the 4×4 ride first. More than four months later, the Mount Pinatubo crater and lake itself, followed.