Globe-DoT’s: #itsmorefuninthephilippines and Pinoy Homecoming Program

I recently attended Globe Telecom and the Department of Tourism’s (DoT) joint Press conference lunch for traditional and social media guests at Ilustrado Restaurant in Intramuros, Manila. This joint Press conference is to announce the partnership between Globe Telecom and DoT for the “It’s More fun in the Philippines” and “Pinoy Homecoming” campaigns. This partnership […]

Boracay: Then and Now!

I envy my husband for being able to see the beauty of Boracay during the late 80’s with only nipa huts as their lodging. Look at how pristine the waters were… how clean the shores and how virgin the island was back then. (Photo courtesy: Pinas Dekada 80s) Fast forward to present-day Boracay – Today, […]

Puerto Princesa Underground River

Puerto Princesa Underground River (PPUR) is now officially one of the New7Wonders of Nature as announced by the Founder-President of New7Wonders, Mr. Bernard Weber. South Korea’s Jeju Island has been officially included as well. Still awaiting confirmation are the following finalists: Amazon, Halong Bay, Iguazu Falls, Komodo and Table Mountain. Yey! It’s more fun in […]

“It’s More Fun In The Philippines”

Department of Tourism Secretary Mon Jimenez launched the new Tourism campaign and logo today. I love the new Tourism logo. Very Pinoy. Personally, the “banig look” symbolizes how tightly-knit Filipinos are with one another (not to mention our unparalleled attachment to our families)… while the different colors represent the multi-cultured race we have, as well […]

“The Bourne Legacy” in Manila

Chairman Francis Tolentino of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) announced that the sequel, “The Bourne Legacy”, will be shooting in Metro Manila for a month.  Isn’t this amazing?! “The Bourne Legacy” stars Oscar-nominated actor Jeremy Renner (The Hurt Locker) Edward Norton (The Incredible Hulk) Rachel Weisz (Enemy at the Gates) (Above photos courtesy of: […]