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Diving Southern Gilis, Awesome Dive Sites

Astounding South Lombok Diving Diving South Lombok, the southern Gilis, this week we’ve seen some amazing stuff on some awesome dives. We’ve had some astounding dives at the South Lombok dive sites with very regular sightings of scorpion fish, bob tail squid, sea horses, painted frog fish, harlequin...

Sneaky Sea Snakes Diving Belongas Bay

Diving Belongas Bay, Sneaky Sea Snakes Diving South Lombok, Belongas Bay, this week the sea has been great with pretty much no current, a few small waves, 25m visibility and lots of sneaky sea snakes swimming around. While diving Belongas Bay we do get quite a lot of sea snakes, especially the kind...

Gili Islands Diving Experience

 Experience Gili Islands Diving Fun Scuba Diving Gilis we have been doing try dives with the boat crew this week!! It’s been awfully fun, somewhat challenging here and there, but very well worth the while. A great team building experience, as well as being great for the crew working at the dive shop...

Ketchup Food Community, a Baguio Food Park since 2012

Before all this food park craze in Manila, there was KFC. Ketchup: The Food Community – Baguio Address: Ketchup Food Community, Romulo Drive, Lualhati, Baguio City Landmark: Wright Park Operating hours: M-Su 10AM-9PM Before the recent surge in food parks all over Metro Manila, there is Ketchup: The Food Community (KFC)–it is a community park concept that opened in […]

Drei’s, a modern Filipino garden restaurant in Marikina

Another hole-in-the-wall restaurant to check out this weekend! Drei’s Modern Day Cuisine – Marikina Located along Katipunan street in Marikina lies this hidden, garden-inspired restaurant called, Drei’s Modern Day Cuisine. Owned by the Coronel siblings, it opened just last January 2016 and is a tribute to their late brother, Drei. Show More Summary

Kessaku: One of Alabang’s Most Underrated Japanese Restaurants

You’ve been missing out! Japanese is definitely a crowd favorite. Everybody has their own go-to spot for the cuisine’s staples: ramen, maki, aburi, you name it. Alabang surely has a couple of famous brands for each of these, but for authentic Japanese cuisine, in general? Kessaku’s got you covered. Tucked in Commercenter Alabang is Kessaku, a casual restaurant […]

11 Must Visit Dessert Spots in Cebu

#CEBUsog! Cebu, the ‘Queen City of the South’, is also the land of awesome travel finds. People often visit the city to escape the hustle and bustle of Manila, and stuff themselves silly with the ever-famous Cebu lechon, dried mangoes, and pu-so (rice wrapped in dried leaves). But while everyone is fixated on their usual favorites, Cebu is already […]

PADI Dive Course Gili Islands

“Scuba Diver” – experience Gili Island diving While Gili Islands diving this week we had loads of PADI dive course, 8 PADI Scuba Diver courses and a huge handful of DSDs. Scuba diving Gili Air we find all kinds of different travelers diving Gilis with us, from families on short or long holiday...

17 Specialty Cafes in Manila That Actually Serve Good Coffee

There is no place in the world for bad coffee. Don’t you just hate being served bad coffee? The thing that’s supposed to jumpstart your day ends up being the one bringing it down. We just can’t think of any reason that would justify bad coffee. So if you’re looking for good coffee in your […]

Tra Vinh, Banawe’s best kept secret Vietnamese restaurant

This is a Vietnamese restaurant you have to try. Tucked in a little corner of Banawe is a humble restaurant called Tra Vinh that arguably makes some of the best Vietnamese noodles in Manila. Tra Vinh originally hails from Australia, where owner Mike Ang first tasted its offerings. He loved it so much that he pursued a partnership with Tra Vinh’s owner, Mr. […]

Go Crazy Over Unlimited Chicken at Megawatt QC!

You’d never want September to end. Unlimited promos and buffets are an instant hit for hungry bargain hunters who want to get the most out of their experience. Some restaurants capitalize on specific food cravings like pizza, dessert, and even milkshakes. But for this hole in the wall joint in Quezon City, it’s all about the […]

Cucina at Marco Polo Hotel Ortigas a buffet spread you can’t resist

Unlimited paella and seafood are available here! Strategically located in Ortigas, one of the main business districts in Metro Manila, Marco Polo Ortigas is a 5-star hotel with 316 well-designed rooms and suites, two Continental Club floors, spa, fitness centre, swimming pool and four luxurious dining destinations. Cucina – Marco Polo Ortigas One of these four […]

Lazy Bastard is bringing their greasy burgers & hotdogs to Taft!

FREE bacon roses on opening day! This is not a pop-up. Following their wildly successful first hole-in-the-wall branch along Jupiter and a second at UP Town Center, who would’ve thought that a big name such as Lazy Bastard would be bringing their greasy burgers and hotdogs to Manila. Get ready La Sallians, Benildeans, Scholasticans and all […]

Opening Soon in Manila: Yayoi Teishoku Restaurant from Tokyo

This may just be your next favorite restaurant. Japan is no doubt on everyone’s travel bucket list, and with good reason, their food is amazing. If you’re pre-gaming for your next trip to Tokyo, you need to checkout this famous restaurant chain from Kayabacho. Yayoi Yayoi or more popularly known as “Yayoiken” in Japan, is a contemporary […]

12 New Restaurants in BGC Perfect for Celebrating Monthsaries

Getting fat together has never tasted so good. When it comes to date nights, the toughest decision every couple encounters is picking the right restaurant for the right occasion. Aside from the fact that there are tons of options to choose from–budget, cuisine, ambiance and location are also main factors to consider. In case you haven’t heard, […]

Banded sea snakes diving Gili Islands

Banded sea snakes around the Gili dive sites While Gili Islands diving this week we’ve spotted loads of banded sea snakes around the Gili dive sites. In general, we used to spot them quite often at the different Gili dive sites, but for the last few weeks they haven’t really come around so often, no...

12 Beautiful Breakfast Spots Made Even Better With Discounts

What better way to start the day? Nothing beats a good breakfast. Runny eggs, crispy bacon, and fluffy pancakes perk up our mornings unlike anything else–but you gotta admit: Daily breakfast dates can leave you broke even before payday. Good thing Booky Prime lets you enjoy your morning pick-me-up minus the guilt! With Booky Prime, you get up […]

The Great Philippine Book Blockade of 2009

There has been a lot of clamoring for justice recently when social networks spread this article by Robin Hemley, where he posted that local customs tax importation of books, when apparently there shouldn’t be as this is a violation of the Florence Agreement the country signed. As a regular person, I didn’t actually know that […]

Chuck Lidell in MOA today

Blogs are reporting that MMA fighter Chuck Liddell will be here today, September 21, 2008 for a quick visit. According to news reports, there are no concrete details yet on what he’ll be doing in MOA but fans will surely be coming in hoards so come early and reserve your place.

29th Manila International Book Fair

Mark your calendars! From the 12th to 16th of September, 300 exhibitors from all over the Philippines and all over the world will converge at the SMX Convention Center for the 29th Manila International Book Fair (MIBF). With the theme “Words without Borders,” the MIBF celebrates the power of literature to cross the boundaries of […]

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