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Abigail Javellana

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ROMBLON, ROMBLON: A Guide to Marbelous Romblon Town! (Itinerary)

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When you speak about Romblon, one of the things that come to mind are the marbles! Join us on our trip to Romblon, Romblon–the Marble Capital of the Philippines–as we get to know its attractions beyond the solid rock formations.

The best way to tour around Romblon is by foot or tricycle because it is such a small town, the sights are only a few minutes away from each other.

Here's your complete guide on making the best out of your Romblon Town visit…

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AWESOME ROMBLON: Awesome Guide to Tablas Island! (Itinerary)

Romblon: Tablas
Tablas: our first stop in our Awesome Romblon adventure! Romblon is composed of three major islands that one must visit–Romblon Town, Tablas Island, and Sibuyan Island.

Famed for being the Marble Capital of the Philippines, the province's marble is comparable to the world's best. Trade plays a big role in Romblon's economy by virtue of its location at the center of the archipelago.

The islands are blessed with natural beauty such as beaches, rivers, mountains, and diverse eco-systems, which offer tourists many opportunities for adventures like scuba, trekking, and snorkeling.

Here's Team OAP's guide to exploring Tablas Island…

 

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Romblon Food Trip: 8 Local Dishes You Should Try!

Romblon: Tablas Island

Discover the Marble Capital of the Philippines beyond its natural playgrounds–from its beautiful beaches and magnificent waterfalls, to its refreshing, clean rivers and challenging climbs. We'll make sure your itinerary is filled with memorable places and things you should try and eat!

Here are the top 8 dishes to complete your Romblon experience…

 

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#Philippines

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

FNR Yoga @UrbanAshramYoga

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: [email protected]

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#Philippines

#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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#Restaurants, #Travel, Food, Iloilo

ILOILO FOOD: 8 Must Try Local Dishes on Your Next Iloilo Food Trip! (2016)

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Discover the City of Love–beyond it’s famed Dinagyang Festival, century-old churches, majestic mansions, and unspoiled countryside–through its exotic delicacies.

Iloilo is hometown to the grandmother of Abi of Team Our Awesome Planet. So expect a local’s perspective as her friends and relatives tour her around the town.

Here are the top 8 dishes you should try to complete your Iloilo culinary experience…

 

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#Restaurants, Pampanga

Café Fleur, Leh-Leh & Babo: Best Restaurant in Pampanga (2016)!

As featured in PAMPANGA: Top 10 Most Awesome Restaurants in Pampanga! (2016)

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CAFÉ FLEUR is a 3-restaurant concept reflecting Chef Sau Del Rosario’s passion for food and travel. On the ground floor is the Café that serves cakes, smoothies, and casual food. Across it is LEH-LEH, a Thai-inspired eatery; and on the topmost floor is BÂBO, a more sophisticated dining area reserved for traditional Kapampangan cuisine.

While the establishment overall has a shared menu, it’s highly recommended you try dishes according to their category. For desserts, sweet drinks, and casual meals, visit the Café; if you want Thai food, go to Leh-Leh. You can eat all Kapampangan specialties at Bâbo to complete the ambiance!

Here’s what to expect in the best restaurant in Angeles City, Pampanga!

CAFÉ FLEUR BY CHEF SAU
L-463B Miranda St. Brgy Sto. Rosario, 2000 Angeles City
Operating Hours:
Tuesdays to Sundays: 11:00 am to 10:00 pm
Telephone: 045-304-1301
Mobile: 093-5761-6550
Facebookcafefleur.ph
Instagram@cafefleur.ph

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#Travel, China

ZHENGZHOU: 8 Awesome Places You Should Visit in Zhengzhou! @TigerAirSG

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Let’s explore the rich history of Zhengzhou, home to four ancient capitals in China, with a boat ride to the cradle of civilization the Yellow River. Witness the birthplace of ancient Shaolin Kung Fu, be amazed by the world cultural heritage site, the Longmen Grottoes, and enjoy hiking the picturesque Yuntaishan Geopark.

Here are my top 8 favorite places in Zhengzhou…

Related Blog Post: ZHENGZHOU Food Trip: 10 Henan Dishes You Should Try in Zhengzhou! @TigerAirSG

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Manila Life, Mystery Rooms

DEBBY’S DOLL: Annabelle-inspired Horror Theme Room @MysteryManila @CenturyMall

Mystery Manila: Debby's Doll
Debby’s Doll is one of my favorite horror theme rooms from Mystery Manila. The story revolves around an old possessed doll your little sister finds in the new house your family has moved into. Strange insidious things have started to happen and it’s up to you to save your sister from the mysterious entity before it’s too late.

Mystery Manila is a simulated escape room experience that can be played by up to 6 players. You and your friends bust your brains to solve a mystery by carefully piecing together complex clues under a fun and challenging time constraint of 60 minutes.

Here’s what to expect from Debby’s Doll…

Mystery Manila – Century City Mall
Unit L305 3rd Floor Century City Mall,
Kalayaan Ave. cor. Salamanca St, Brgy. Poblacion,
1210 Makati City , Philippines.
Telephone: +632 718 92 51
Mobile: +63 917 820 64 69
Operating Hours:
Mondays to Fridays: 1.00pm to 9.30pm
Holidays/Saturdays/Sundays: 9.00am to 930pm

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