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Monday, October 31, 2016

VISITA IGLESIA: Saint Jude Church

Saint Jude Church in Mendiola is one of the most popular church in the city. Thousands of devotees flock to this church especially on Thursdays which is the church' feast day. Saint Jude is also known as the patron for the desperate.

Saturday, October 29, 2016

Shop Using GCash MasterCard and Get a Chance to Win A Huawei Watch

Win a Huawei Watch this week (October 28 - November 3, 2016) simply by swiping your GCash MasterCard to pay for your shopping.

Have a Stroll at BGC Greenway Park

Imagine waking up to a beautiful sunny day, perfect for a run. You take a quick shower, put on your running clothes, tie your shoelaces, and head out. You make your way to the BGC Greenway Park.  It’s still early, it’s peaceful. Great, no distractions. You breathe in the fresh air and feast your eyes on the lush greenery lining the length of the park with the beautiful BGC cityscape as a backdrop. You look over to the other side and see a group huddled in laughter at the Manila Golf Club. Ahh, this is the life.

Getting Acquainted with 100% Organic Pearl CoixRe

FINE Japan Co. Ltd., one of Japan's nutraceutical companies that has been into healthy food supplements for more than four decade now recently introduced to the Philippines the 100% Organic Pearl Coix.

Pearl Coix works wonders at reducing acne and smoothening skin giving you a healthy pink glow. It is also the only product in the market today that uses pure 100% organic ingredients to whiten skin.

Enjoy Shopping with Smart Mastercard

The holiday season is here and the shopping frenzy will begin again. Smart subscribers are in for a treat though because it teamed up withPayMaya, the country's leading digital payments mobile app so that users will get an instant virtual Smart MasterCard that they can use for digital purchases.

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Power Mac Center Launches the Catalyst-line of Cases for Apple Devices

Be the catalyst of change and bring your Apple device when you go on an adventure. Catalyst, the award-winning global brand of waterproof and adventure-proof cases for Apple devices is now available at Power Mac Center.

Rinnai Kitchen Appliances is Now Available Exclusively at SM Appliance Centers

Majority of Filipinos love to cook and having a home-cooked meal strengthens familial ties. 

With Rinnai, the no. 1 appliance brand in Japan since 1920, it seeks to elevate the way of life especially those of the millennials in preparing dishes with tabletop stoves, hobs, cooking ranges, and range hoods designed with the precise performance of Japanese technology.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Mrs. Philippines Globe 2016 Coronation Night

The much-awaited coronation night of Mrs. Philippines Globe 2016 was recently held at the hip Samsung Hall of SM Aura in Taguig City last October 23, 2016. The full-packed venue was there to cheer the 17 finalists who are vying for the crown.

Friday, October 21, 2016

GCASH 12 Weeks of Christmas Raffle Promo

Pay your bills without leaving the comforts of your home via GCash. This is a faster and safer way to pay your utility bills, telecom, credit card bills simply by using your mobile phone. GCash is a micropayment service by Globe Telecom.

And because it is almost Christmas, paying your bills via GCash entitles you to join the Christmas Raffle Promo and get a chance to win a Bose Soundlink Speaker and a 2016 Nissan Juke.

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Globe Innovation Forum 2016: Find Your Purpose / Transform Business to Greatness

The 7th Enterprise Innovation Forum (EIF) which was recently held at the SMX Convention Center brings together local and international thought leaders and speakers to instill one important thing- Purpose.

Why are you in business?

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

The Odd Couple and Man With A Plan on RTL CBS Entertainment

It is such a treat to watch series with witty dialogues that really makes you laugh.

The Odd Couple is about the search for a dream romance that seem to be avoiding everyone. The show begins with Oscar staying at his friend, Felix' house. Both guys are not only at odds because one is a neat freak and one is just messy, but also because each is trying to have a go at having that perfect romance.

Mrs. Philippines Globe 2016 Press Launch

A mother is not just someone who takes care of her children and look after the home. A mother is also a woman of strength and beauty. She wears many hats and for the 17 Mrs. Philippines Globe 2016 finalists, a lucky mom will soon wear a crown.

Avida Towers Centera Hosts Yummy Bites Food and Lifestyle Event

Avida Land and Yummy Magazine recently held a whole day mini food festival last Saturday in Mandaluyong City. Yummy Bites at Avida Towers Centera brought together an interesting mix of food concessioners, some of them are popular food haunts in Mandaluyong. There's Splice Resto Bar, Nipa Brew, Naan Manila, Surfries at Gastro Park Kapitolyo, Pepeton's Grill, Patricio's Cevicheria, and a whole lot more.

Monday, October 17, 2016

Interesting Facts About Tequila

Tequila is one party drink no one can get enough of, it’s no wonder why people seek out this Mexican drink to have countless hours of fun. It’s not just fuel for you to get down on the dance floor, but it’s also a way of life. No matter what your social class, tequila can both be enjoyed with a silk glove or by the pavement.
Before anything else, however, it’s important to know just where it all came from: the original and the most authentic tequila maker, Jose Cuervo.

Sunday, October 16, 2016

iCreate Cafe Manila: Where Learning is Fun

iCreate Cafe Manila is the brainchild of Ms. Mylene Abiva, President/CEO Felta Multi-Media Inc./Felta TechVoc Academy. This one of a kind cafe is a fusion of two global brands that promotes learning- LEGO learning through Intel devices.

At iCreate, children (and even adults) can enhance their love for learning through creative play by building LEGO bricks, simple powered machines and LEGO Mindstorms EV3 that nurtures STEM learning.

Saturday, October 15, 2016

5 Reasons Why ASUS ZenFone 3 5.2 is Perfect for Your Lifestyle

Here are 5 reasons why ZenFone 3 5.2 is perfect for you:

Exquisite Design Insired by Nature

You’ve never felt diamond-like natural beauty with your whole hand. You’ve never felt precision-sculpted glass on both sides. You’ve never felt the aesthetic joy of Zen’s signature concentric-circle pattern, or the tactile excitement of spun-cut etchings. All this because you’ve never felt the ZenFone 3 5.2. It’s time your senses felt exquisite design. It’s time for ZenFone 3 5.2.

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

VISITA IGLESIA: San Miguel Church

The National Shrine of Saint Michael and The Archangels or commonly known as San Miguel Church sits inside the vicinity of Malacanang. It is sometimes thus referred to as Malacanang Church.

Maximize Data Usage with Globe myLifestyle Plan

Globe subscribers can now maximize their data usage because one can now enjoy more data content as one of its latest innovations is the ability of roll over unused mobile date or you can even share it with other users or devices. How cool is that?

This Globe myLifestyle plan's latest innovation is a first in the Philippines as the Data Rollover allows unused MBs to be carried over to the next month. This way, there's no such thing as feeling bad because you've wasted some data because you know that you can still use it the following month.

Sunday, October 9, 2016

KIX RU Tough Enough Announces its 10 Finalists

KIX, the ultimate TV destination for action entertainment, announced today the top ten finalists of R U Tough Enough? (RUTE), the nationwide search for the toughest Pinoy. Six male and four female finalists will face one another at the final showdown on October 14 (Friday) at 4 P.M. at The Block Atrium of SM North EDSA for the title of Toughest Pinoy and the grand prize of PHP 250,000.

Coupled with police officer and Mr. International 2014 Neil Perez as the ambassador, the response to R U Tough Enough? has been overwhelming.  Hundreds of tough applicants across the Philippines and all walks of life applied.  Shortlisted applicants were invited for a closed-door audition on September 24.  The final ten tough Pinoys did not only conquer challenges testing their physical and mental strengths, but also overcome their life’s challenges.  Those contestants are “The Protector” Alvin Dizer, “The Unrelenting” Cesar Hinayon, Jr., “The Fighter” Cassie Umali, “The Transcendor” Ralph David Tiu, “The Defyer” Lauren Alexi Lim, “The Supermama” Jennifer Gabriel, “The Enforcer” Jester Calis, “The Reborn” Gabriel Carreon, “The Striver” Ronie Ricones, and “The Achiever” Ian Banzon.

R U Tough Enough? Philippines is sponsored by Fisherman’s Friend, G-Shock and Fern-C, supported by venue partner SM City North EDSA, gym partner Gold’s Gym, supporting partners Columbia Sportswear and Mountain Hardwear, as well as cable partners Cablelink, Cignal TV, Destiny Cable, Gsat and SKYcable; and media partners,, Action Asia and Global News Network.  

KIX is available on Cablelink Ch.54, Cignal TV Ch. 133, Destiny Cable Ch.63, Gsat Ch. 18 and SKYcable Ch.63.

Saturday, October 8, 2016

VISITA IGLESIA: Basilica Menor de San Sebastian

One of the loveliest and unique church in the Philippines is San Sebastian church or the Basilica Menor de San Sebastian. Built in the late 1800s, this church is a fine example of gothic architecture and has the distinction of being the only steel church in the country.

Hope in 40 Seconds

Life is precious.

The Natasha Goulbourn Foundation (NGF), a non-profit organization dedicated to helping people fight off depression has launched a video-making contest last June. There are over 20 videos submitted and it was trimmed down to 3 which was shown during the awarding ceremonies last October 6 in Greenbelt 3 cinema in observance of the National Mental Health Awareness Month.

Friday, October 7, 2016

Avida Land's Homegrown Life + Style

Avida Land has once again championed homegrown products and local artistry with its launch of Homegrown Life + Style. This is a partnership between Avida, Rags2Riches, ECHOStore and International Women's Coffee Alliance.

Homegrown Life + Style is an advocacy to spread awareness and appreciation for local artisinal products and local produce.

Wednesday, October 5, 2016


ZenFone 3 or ZE520KL was launched in the Philippines last August as part of the Zen 3 Series and upon its initial release, the phones we sold-out.

You can read my first impressions here --- ZenFone 3 Preview

I've been using ASUS ZenFone 3 for about 3 weeks now and I find it way better than my beloved ZenFone 2. Everything that I fell in-love with my other phone is not just upgraded, but definitely way, way better.

Mrs. Bacolod Globe 2016 presents 19 finalists

A total of 19 gorgeous married women and single moms successfully made it as finalists to the first-ever Mrs. Bacolod Globe 2016, a competition that encourages women in the City of Smiles to be movers of society and symbols of inspiration.

Saturday, October 1, 2016

DAISO Japan at CosMania 2016

Daiso Japan gave its full support to Cosplay Mania 2016. This much awaited gathering of cosplayers, hobbyist, artists, performers is now happening at SMX Convention Center in Pasay City. The two-day event (October 1-2) is the biggest and most popular cosplay event in the country.

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