Air Asia Philippines Diaries Day 2

March 4. Day 2 of the Air Asia Philippines Media Tour.

I woke up very early after sensing that Blue Palawan resort hotel actually has one of the finest views Of the Palawan sunrise. The break of dawn is an amazing sight, complemented by the sound of the chirping birds.

A little bit later breakfast was served. Prior to checkin i opted to have chorizo recado with no rice for breakfast. But the chorizo really screams for carbs. So i gave in. I ordered. A cup of fried rice.

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Palawan Travel Diaries Day 1

It’s undeniable. Di na talaga matatakasan.

Summer is (almost) here!

In just a few days from now people from the metro would start the exodus to the beaches in Puerto Galera, Batangas and Boracay and filling up hotel rooms for the weekend staycation.

As early as January, I was already firming up my summer 2015 plans. And among the cities i considered for the holiday break is the paradise known as El Nido.

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World’s Best Island partners with Air Asia Philippines to bring more and more tourists to Palawan

The province of Palawan, represented by the Provincial Government and Palawan Tourism Council, is partnering with AirAsia Philippines, the Filipino Low Cost Carrier that flies hand in hand with AirAsia, voted the World’s Best Low Cost Airline for six consecutive years by Skytrax, to draw more and more tourist both foreign and domestic to Palawan’s over 1, 700 islands.


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LG G3 Field Test

LG one of the leading Korean phone manufacturers has launched its flagship phone model theLG G3. And just before Christmas I was lucky enough to got hold of the phone to do a review and test its capabilities.

The new LG G3 has sleek thin body, slightly curved to fit in the palm of your hands.

Performance-wise i have no qualms in using this phone. In fact i brought the phone with me during my recent travels especially in Tangub City and during the Lakbay Norte Media Tour.

low light shot in Tangub City Christmas Symbols Festival
low light shot in Tangub City Christmas Symbols Festival

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Revisiting Palawan, the World’s Best Island

Summer is just around the corner. One would slowly notice that the day is getting longer than the night, and the temperature is slowly rising.

And as a prelude to the much-awaited summer break, I flew to Palawan courtesy of Air Asia Philippines.

During the 4-day junket, we witnessed the signing of the Memorandum of agreement between the provincial government of Palawan, the Palawan Tourism Council and Air Asia Philippines. The agreement launches the Palawan World’s Best tourism campaign with Air Asia as its official airline partner.

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SPINNR named best music app at Mobile World Congress

SPINNR, a music service introduced by wireless services leader Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart), was named the “Best Mobile Music App” by the prestigious GSMA telecoms industry association at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain.

The app, which kick-started the music streaming revolution in the Philippines, won at the GSMA’s 20th Global Mobile Awards which is dubbed the “Oscars” of the mobile industry. SPINNR was recognized among other nominees like Samsung’s Milk Music, Universal Music’s The Kleek, Bharti Airtel’s Wynk, and the Radio Sawa app.

Launched in 2013, SPINNR is the only music app that combines premium ad-free streaming with song purchases and free radio service, all for as low as P2.50 a day and with no data charges. Unlike other digital music stores, SPINNR lets Smart, Talk ‘N Text, and Sun Cellular subscribers pay for music downloads or streaming conveniently, through prepaid load deductions or charging to their postpaid bill – no credit cards or special accounts needed.
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Smart boosts prepaid offers with Free Internet as data usage surges

Following the surge of mobile Internet usage among its subscribers, wireless services leader Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) is now bundling its top prepaid call and text offers with free Internet access to further stimulate mobile web traffic.

Under this promo, Smart Prepaid subscribers all over the country who top up and subscribe to various call and text offers will also get to enjoy up to 30MB worth of FREE data per day – without any need to sign up or register.

The new offer comes at the heels of Smart’s successful Free Internet promo, which ended last February 28, and is propelled by the 63 percent increase in mobile data revenues to P8.1 billion in 2014, a big jump from P5 billion in 2013, proof that more and more of its subscribers have gotten into the habit of using their phones to access the Internet.

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headphnes are an essential part of me. i always put it on every time I need to listen to music or watch videos or simply, wanted to zone out. and just recently I got the chance to review the Philips A5PRO headphones just a few days before the year ended.

one of the features that i love is the quality f the sound. hnds down, it’s really good. I can really feel the music blasting through my ears. the soft whispers from the movies were like love note note gently blown in the air. sweet.

another thing I love about this headphone is its coiled wire. i can easily extend its length without much worrying that it might break or snap. (I know it’s never gonna happen!) and another thing that I like bout this headphone is its ease of transferring its cable from the left earpiece to the right, depedng on your preference.

Oh wait, did I mention that you can easily fold its sides? this means it saves a lot of storage and can fit well in a smll pouch. neat!
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