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August 22, 2016

PHILIPPINE HARVEST: Celebrating The Best of Local Agriculture & Spirits! (A Photo Essay)

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PHILIPPINE HARVEST is a partnership between the Department of Agriculture and SSI Group, Inc. that celebrates the richness of Filipino-made products. Over the course of  weekend, more than twenty exhibitors made available hundreds of uniquely made food items, heirloom vegetables, grain varieties, spirits, wines, and all-natural cosmetics that utilize the abundance of the Philippines’ natural resources.

Here are our favorite exhibitors during the last show...

 

CENTRAL SQUARE
5th Avenue cor. 30th St., Bonifacio High Street Central, BGC Taguig
Operation Hours:
11am-10pm, Sunday – Thursday
11am-11pm, Friday – Saturday
Telephone: +63 958 5660
Facebook: CentralSquarePH
Instagram: @centralsquareph

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August 19, 2016

AWESOME DUMAGUETE: A Weekend Getaway Itinerary to the Best of Dumaguete!

Dumaguete, otherwise known as the "Land of the Gentle People", is one of the prime gateway destinations for adventure seekers around the world. Some of the most beautiful trekking, snorkelling, and diving spots are just within your reach from the capital city of Negros Oriental.

 

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It's easy enough to say "I want to go to Dumaguete", but knowing where to stay and where to go is a different story. Our Awesome Planet created a sample itinerary to help you make the best of your weekend getaway in paradise.

Awesome Dumaguete Series:

• AWESOME DUMAGUETE: A Weekend Getaway Itinerary!
 ATMOSPHERE RESORTS: Have you tried the Best Eco-Luxury Resort in Dumaguete?
• BLUE Restaurant: One Yummy Reason to Stay at Atmosphere (A Review)
 DUMAGUETE: Most Awesome Eco-Friendly Adventure in Dumaguete!
 DUMAGUETE OUTDOORS: Manjuyod Sandbar & Dolphin Watching in Bais with the Divaguete! 

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August 18, 2016

DUMAGUETE OUTDOORS: Manjuyod Sandbar & Dolphin Watching in Bais with the Divaguete!

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DUMAGUETE OUTDOORS is a locally run eco-adventure company founded in 2004 by Angelo Villanueva, also known as the Divaguete. Aside from promoting the local culture, Angelo spreads the love for Negros Oriental by getting you “up close and personal” with nature. Not only does the company offer over 13 different adventure packages, they also customize an itinerary based on your needs.

Some of Dumaguete Outdoors’ most popular tours are in the following destinations: Oslob, Apo Island, Twin Lakes, Dumaguete City, Valencia, and Bais. We joined Angelo on the Dolphin Watching and Sandbar Tour.

Here’s our experience at Bais, Negros Oriental…

DUMAGUETE OUTDOORS
Aninon St., Barangay Mag-Abo, Amlan, Negros Oriental 6203
Mobile: +63 919 747 7470 |
Email: info@dumagueteoutdoors.com
Website: dumagueteoutdoors.com
Facebook: Dumaguete Outdoors
Instagram: @thesupermodeldiva

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August 17, 2016

DUMAGUETE: Most Awesome Eco-Friendly Adventure in Dumaguete!

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Dumaguete Ciy is the capital and most populated area of Negros Oriental. Its geographical location makes it one of the most convenient gateways to some of the most beautiful places in the Philippines--Apo Island, Casaroro Falls, Pulang Bato, Bais, and more!

Here are the recommended activities and places within your reach from Dumaguete City…

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@UrbanAshramYoga: Why FNR (Flexibility Not Required) Yoga is for Everyone (plus Nourish by Chef Guy)

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FNR or Flexibility Not Required yoga is a foundation class at URBAN ASHRAM MANILA meant for beginner or returning yogis who want to learn and practice yoga in the most progressive and safe way.

 

One of the biggest reasons why most people are afraid to try yoga is because they say they aren't flexible enough but in fact, improving your flexibility is one of the benefits of practicing it. FNR prepares the student to handle more complex yoga work by balancing strength and range of motion.

Here's our experience at Urban Ashram Manila's FNR yoga class...

 

URBAN ASHRAM MANILA - BGC Branch
3F Active Fun Building, 9th Avenue corner 28th Street, BGC
Landline: (02) 869 9642
Mobile: +639177189642
Facebook: @urbanashramyoga
Twitter: @urbanashramyoga
Instagram: @urbanashramyoga
Website: www.urbanashramyoga.com
E-mail: info@urbanashramyoga.com 

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August 16, 2016

BLUE Restaurant: One Yummy Reason to Stay at Atmosphere (A Review)

Related Blog Post: ATMOSPHERE RESORTS: Have you tried the Best Eco-Luxury Resort in Dumaguete?

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If you’re looking for great food around Dumaguete City, BLUE at Atmosphere Resorts is exactly where it’s at. Located at the heart of Dauin, Negros Oriental, Blue’s claim to fame are their hearty breakfast buffets, all day dining and healthy living options, casual fine dining signature dishes, and sweet treats by German-Filipino Chef, Denver Wickenhauser.

With the best eco-luxury resort around as its home, Blue’s approach to food is wholesome, flexible, and sustainable—with some restaurant staples produced not more than 2km away!  

Here's what to expect at Blue Restaurant at Atmosphere Resort ... 

 

BLUE at ATMOSPHERE RESORTS
Atmosphere Resorts & Spa Maayong Tubig, Dauin, 6217 Negros Oriental, Philippines
Email: enquiries@atmosphereresorts.com
Telephone: +63 35 400 6940
Mobile: +63 917 700 2048 | +63 998 960 2289
Website: www.atmosphereresorts.com
Facebook: Atmosphere Resorts
Instagram: @atmosphereresorts
Twitter: 
@atmosphereresorts

 

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#WeatherWiser: How Social Media is Changing Weather Disaster Response?

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#WeatherWiser, is a social media training workshop for weather preparedness and disaster empowering bloggers and teachers from the Department of Education (DepEd) to create a #WeatherWiser mindset.

Every year, an average of 10-20 typhoons enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR). Annually, we also spend around Php 9-10 Billion on recovery initiatives. We need to change our approach to disasters and see a #ZeroCasualty result after every typhoon. But before achieving #ZeroCasualty, we need to build a #WeatherWiser Nation first.

The social media training is organized by WeatherPhilippines and Rappler in partnership with CitySavings and Cebu Pacific.

Here's what we learned in creating a #WeatherWiser nation...

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August 15, 2016

Announcing... Ultimate Taste Test 2016: Be a Food Critic for a Day on September 17, Saturday, SMX Aura!

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Finally, we are ready to announce the most exciting tasting event that most food lovers and connoisseurs in Manila are waiting for this 2016!

Our Awesome Planet and San Miguel Lifestyle Brews present the 2016 Ultimate Taste Test, the celebrated food tasting event, on September 17, 2016 Saturday at the SMX Convention Center - Aura from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

This much-anticipated annual food trip enables food lovers to be food-critics-for-a-day by sampling mouth-watering new flavors from over 40+ home-based food businesses and new food discoveries in Manila.

Now staging the 14th in the UTT series - Ultimate Taste Test 2016, food blog pioneer Anton Diaz of Our Awesome Planet embarks on the first UTT event at SMX Convention Center - Aura.

Food Supplier applications are now open! You may  fill up the 2016 UTT Online Application Form

For more info, please email to admin@ultimatetastetest.com or call Rache +63 917 531-8949.

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