Join the 19th Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Festival set on February 12 to 15, 2015 at the Philippine Air Force ADAC Hangar in Clark Freeport Zone in Pampanga.
There will be four full days of flying activities including hot air ballooning, aerobatic exhibitions, skydiving, powered paragliding, aviation formation, search and rescue flight demonstrations, and balloon bursting, among other aviation spectacles—await attendees and participants to the highly anticipated event.
Here are our top 5 favorites for the day one event, in no specific order…
#1 Hot Air Balloon Flight The Hot Air Balloon Flight is the most anticipated exhibition of the whole fiesta, and you have two chances to see it, one is early in the morning where the balloons fly out, and in the afternoon where they fly back to the airport.
We were lucky enough to ride a hot air balloon with Captain Wolf and his chase crew.
We even had a closer look on the preparations needed before the flight.
This is where we landed a lahar-covered terrain…
a very scenic landing spot, making you feel like you are in another planet.
There we met up with the chase crew with their off-the road vehicle. Driving back to the launch site was a unique experience itself, as we rode through rough terrains.
Check out our hot air balloon ride video with the OAP team and the crew!
Thank you Captain Wolf for the awesome experience. This could be a perfect date for Valentines, if you’re interested the hot air balloon ride it costs USD200/head.
What happens when the best fiesta celebration food of the Philippines–the Lechon–is paired with the best celebration drink in Scotland–the Scotch whisky? We were able to find out in the first Glenfiddich Lechon dinner in Manila.
It was very intriguing, to say the least. Here’s our Glenfiddich Lechon degustation experience…
It’s very important to stay connected via Viber or Instagram with your family and business contacts when traveling abroad. Data connection is crucial, especially when navigating your way through European cities via the City Mapper App.
This is why I use Globe’s P599 24-hour Flat Rate Data Roaming. I sometime find there’s no better data usage option–neither mobile data router nor local sim–that can beat the ~€12/day of Globe. I used the service during my recent trip to Madrid, and last year’s trips to Greece, Sri Lanka, and Taiwan.
Here are some power tips on how to set it up properly to avoid bill shock and how to maximize data roaming usage via Globe P599…
Here are the Top 10 Most Romantic NEW Restaurants in Manila for Valentines 2015:
1. NOBU MANILA
The NOBU Restaurant is a Japanese & Peruvian-inspired restaurant by Celebrity Chef Nobu Matsuhisa in City of Dreams Manila. It’s the signature restaurant of the Nobu Hotel and the 2nd Celebrity Chef Restaurant to open in the metro.
We had a special date with our foodie friends, Tina and Chef Guy, to check it out. Here’s our experience and some tips to have an awesome experience at Nobu…
I still can’t believe that Madrid Fusion is coming to the Philippines! I’m very excited to see our favorite Filipino and Spanish Chefs share the same stage in Madrid Fusion Manila, which will run from April 24 to 26, 2015.
To help build more excitement, I’d like to share my awesome learning experience at Madrid Fusion Spain. I can’t wait for my fellow Filipinos to experience it in Manila!
Bakery Fair is Philippine’s biggest trade show in the baking and food service industry celebrated biennially. It also holds as a platform for pioneers and newbies in the industry to develop their brand by upgrading equipment, investing in new technology and learning more about what’s new in the baking and food service industry.
Check out our video, on why people go to Bakery Fair!
Don’t miss the chance to visit the fair this weekend!
Here are the top 5 reasons why you should visit Bakery Fair 2015…
The Comedy Cartel are the pioneers of observational point-of-view stand-up comedy in the Philippines. This year they brought the Laugh & Stack Open Mic Showdown, a one of a kind yearlong comedy competition that will discover the best of the best local comedians in the Philippines!
If you're tired of the usual gay comedy or just not a huge fan of being made fun of in a comedy act, then Comedy Cartel might just be right for you! We all know how Filipinos love to laugh and we like Comedy Cartel's mix of intelligent humor, Filipino do's and taboos and the green jokes.
Bakery Fair Philippines is the most anticipated event among the people in the baking and food service industry. From the successful bakery entrepreneurs to small home based bakery owners, from international and local baking related professionals to traders, from students/faculties to bread enthusiasts in different regions of the country, all gathered together to experience this exquisite occasion and for the passion of baking.