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25 posts categorized "ItsMoreFUNinthePhilippines"

February 24, 2016

Philippines' First 15-Hour Food Tour Frenzy Safari (Part 1) #WSFC16

It was such an honor to curate the first ever 15-Hour Food Tour in the Philippines--a culinary introduction to the best of Filipino food and culture.  This is also the official press launch of the World Street Food Congress happening in Manila on April 20-24, 2016!

Related Blog Post: Announcing... World Street Food Congress in Manila! (April 20-24, 2016)


From the foodie backstreets of Metro Manila to the culinary center of Pampanga, over 30+ culinary ambassadors, food journalists, and bloggers from Manila, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, and Spain came together to eat their way to the coveted title of “Commando Foodie”.


Here's a photo essay of Philippines' first 15-hour Food Frenzy Safari...  

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An Epic 15-Hour Food Tour in Manila (Part 2) #WSFC16

Read First: Philippines' First Epic 15-Hour Food Frenzy Safari (Part 1): Recovery Food, Everybody's, Aling Lucing, and Cafe Fleur!


4.30pm: WORLD STREET FOOD PRESSCON (Manila Diamond Hotel Culinary Studio

After 3 hours of grueling traffic, we finally made it back to Manila where we had to make a mad rush for Diamond Hotel to attend the official press conference for World Street Food Congress 2016.


KF Seetoh of Makansutra talked about the importance of preserving our country's Heritage Foods, bringing the street vendor community together, and what to expect at the upcoming WSFC on April 20-24, 2016. 


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January 19, 2016

Plan Your Next Adventure this 2016! (A Comprehensive Guide to Philippine Festivals and Holidays)


When it comes to one of the happiest places on earth, the Philippines definitely does not fail to impress. In these 7,000 islands are an array of beautifully rich festivals and celebrations to make you feel alive!

So if you’re looking for adventure, here is a comprehensive list of some of the most popular festivals and fiestas the Philippines has to offer this 2016!


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November 05, 2015

BACOLOD FOOD TRIP: Eat Like a Local in Bacolod! @TourismPHL

November 04, 2015

MASSKARA: Our Awesome Guide to Bacolod's MassKara Festival! @TourismPHL

By Abigail Javellana

MassKara Festival 2015

Experience 20 days of merry making with street parties, endless food, and wonderful masquerade costumes that make up Bacolod City's MassKara Festival.

It is considered by the likes of CNN and National Geographic as a must do experience when visiting the Philippines. The celebration starts between Oct 1 to 19, with the biggest event starting on the weekend nearest to the 19th.

Our #BoomingBacolod adventure starts as we'll show how you can make the most of the MasKara Festival from festival line-ups & parades, must-go parties, delicious local fares, yummy desserts, pasalubong, tourist spots and tips!

By the way, this is the hometown of Abi of Team Our Awesomeplanet. So expect a guided tour from a local's perspective. Come and join us as we rediscover Bacolod City. :)


Bacolod Series in Our Awesome Planet

• BACOLOD FOOD TRIP: Eat Like a Local in Bacolod!
 MASSKARA: Our Awesome Guide to Bacolod's MassKara Festival!
• SILAY FOOD GUIDE: What to Eat in Silay & KAON TA! Food Festival?
• LAKAWON: Negros' Secret Paradise Retreat & TawHai Floating Bar!
• 10 Awesome Places to Visit Around Bacolod!
White Hotel vs. Hometown: The Old and New Backpacker Hotels in Bacolod City!
 BACOLOD PASALUBONG: What to Bring Back Home from Bacolod?

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