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Birthday Favor: Can you Answer the OAP Reader Survey & Vote for me for the Tourism Star?

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Favor, can you answer the OAP Survey 2014 and vote for me for the Media Tourism Star?

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Dear Our Awesome Planet Friends,

First of all, thank you for all the awesome support for close to 10 years! Thanks for the honest feedback in the survey last year which greatly influenced my directions for OAP amidst the changing internet landscape :)

After a year, I would like to get feedback on how OAP met your expectations

Please answer the survey here -- OAP Survey 2014.

As I plan for the next decade of OAP, I want to make sure to incorporate as much feedback as possible on how to continue what's working, to correct what's not, and to understand your expectations for OAP for the years to come.

Also, I am excited for 2015 and beyond as the Philippines turns a new chapter with the ASEAN Integration, Tipping Point on Tourism and a new President.

I read all the survey feedbacks (both positive and negative) and it directly influences my plans and directions for OAP.

After answering the 2014 Survey, can you give me a vote for Media Tourism Star? Go to http://tourismstar.ph/, select Jose Antonio Diaz, click vote and enter your Name, Email Address and Contact Number then confirm Vote!

THANK YOU so much for caring enough to answer this survey and to vote!

Live an Awesome Life,

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Founder, www.OurAwesomePlanet.com 

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HOLY LAND (Day 6 - Old Jerusalem): "Via Dolorosa, Golgotha, and Church of Holy Sepulchre" @BoSanchez

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The Church of the Holy Sepulchre is the holiest place and the spiritual center for Catholics in Jerusalem. Pilgrims follow Jesus' steps in Old Jerusalem via Dolorosa, reflecting on the passion and death of our Lord.

Here's a photo essay of our Day 6 experience in Old Jerusalem...

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BELLY-SIMA Wholesome Food Festival: Is your Belly Ready for Belly-sima?

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Announcing an event for that both artisanal and gourmet food lovers and for natural, healthy and organic food advocates will enjoy!
 
OUR AWESOME PLANET, MERCATO CENTRALE, MOMMY MUNDO and GLORIETTA bring to you BELLY-SIMA – the FIRST-EVER ARTISAN and GOURMET FOOD PRODUCTS andNATURAL, HEALTHY and ORGANIC FOOD and NON-FOOD PRODUCTS FAIR on September 6(Saturday) from 11am to 8pm at the GLORIETTA ACTIVITY CENTER, MAKATI!
 
This is a great opportunity for foodies of all ages to discover artisan and gourmet food from professional chefs, culinary students, home bakers or simply anybody who loves to bake and cook; and natural, healthy and organic food products from passionate healthy food advocates and local farm producers.
 
For food suppliers who want to join the market, there is NO joining fee! But please get in touch with us soonest as slots are limited. Please fill up the Belly-sima form and email it to admin@mercatocentrale.ph. You can also call 09178401152 or 8120102 for more information.

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10 Life Lessons on Living Awesomely in Your 30's!

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Favor: For those who are 47+ years old and above, hope you can answer this survey on Life Lessons on Living Awesomely in Your 40's

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When I turned 30 in 2004, I had married my hottie college crush, worked for the biggest multinational company in the Philippines, and lived the life I envisioned after graduating from university.

But something was missing. My life was not fulfilling. There was a nagging feeling that I was being called for a higher purpose.

At the same time, I felt a baton was being passed on to our generation. The battle of the generation before us was the fight for Freedom from Dictatorship. In a sense, that generation succeeded in winning independence but failed in making a lasting difference during the transition.

It was our generation's responsibility to make things happen for the Philippines. We felt that we had to jump start the journey to becoming a First World nation. We took the baton, accepted the responsibility, and met the challenge head-on.

After 10 years, I can't help but reflect on the life lessons I've learned along the way. From quitting my day job and deciding to do full-time blogging for Our Awesome Planet, to conceptualizing the Ultimate Taste Test event, to creating the Mercato Centrale Night Markets with my partner RJ, to Coaching and Mentoring Entrepreneurs in the Maven Secrets Program, and to becoming one of the top food & travel blogs not only in the Philippines and Southeast Asia but in the world--it's been quite a journey so far.

Here are my 10 Life Lessons on Living Awesomely in Your 30's... 

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Announcing.... Rockwell's 4th ULTIMATE TASTE TEST 2014 on Sept. 27 at @PowerPlantMall! (Now Open for Applications!)

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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!

Our Awesome Planet and San Miguel Lifestyle Brews present the 4th Rockwell’s Ultimate Taste Test 2014, the celebrated food tasting event, on September 27, 2014 Saturday at the Rockwell Tent 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 in Manila from over 50+ home-based food businesses along with Power Plant Mall’s very own establishments.

Now staging the 12th in the UTT series - Ultimate Taste Test 2014, food blog pioneer Anton Diaz of Our Awesome Planet embarks on this annual partnership with Rockwell for the fourth straight year.

Food Supplier applications are now open! You may  fill up the Rockwell 2014 UTT Application Form and submit  via email to admin@ultimatetastetest.com

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