It was my first time to have a tour with Carlos Celdran so when Lido Cocina Tsina extended an invitation for a walking tour at Downtown Manila (a.k.a. Chinatown in Manila / Binondo / Escolta / Sta. Cruz) I had a little hestitation but decided to go anyway.  I just thought Downtown Manila is part of the Philippines rich history and culture, and having to see the place with an expert to guide us, it should be more interesting than what I already know from a previous visit at the area, especially on a Chinese New Year! Here’s what can you see at Downtown ManilaRead More →

It was literally like a kid in a toystore, only better. Because all the characters you just see on the comic books and watch on television come to life and there’s no better feeling than being able to immense yourself in a world you only thought can exist in your dreams. The first day of Toycon Philippines 2016, which is running for 15 years in the country, had their major milestone. This was the first time they finally had international artist/ characters come over and have that incredible Toycon experience like they do in the states because they partnered with Pop Life Entertainment this year.Read More →

And I’ve got all that I need Right here in the passenger seat Oh, and I can’t keep my eyes on the road Knowing that she’s inches from me… I love this song makes me picture what a perfect road trip looks like. Road trips, I rarely take them so when I do, I make sure I  ride with good company, well conditioned car , have everything I need with me , an open mind and well prepared for anything that can go right or wrong on the road. Just recently, Shell , invited us to conquer an adventure for a day.  Honestly,  I didn’t knowRead More →

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series #TourismMekong

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series #TourismMekongWhen thinking about places to visit in Thailand, the first places to come to mind , especially by most tourist would be Phuket and Bangkok. A very few, not even myself, would even think of going to Nan, Thailand have I not been invited by the Mekong Tourism Coordinating Council for a multi-country fam trip. Nan is a province of Thailand located at the northern side and near the border of Laos and very close to Luang Prabang.  The Thailand and Laos border via Nan is a 3 1/2 hour drive about 150 kms from theRead More →

It is one of those rare times I go to a more than three days trip, but there was something about the Greater Mekong Subregion Countries Familiarization tour that I cannot resist. It is a multi-country, multi-cultural trip that I will forever treasure. I am very lucky to have been handpicked by the board to join this trip and experience this one-of-a-kind “workcation”. This #AboutThisWeek with Earthlingorgeous Vlog is one of the most interesting as it gives you a sneak preview of my week with #TourismMekong . #TourismMekong fam tour have enabled me to be in 3 countries other than mine (Malaysia, Thailand, Laos), crossedRead More →