Thursday, February 26, 2015
Saturday, September 20, 2014
The next day, we spent the morning eating breakfast and we also did some photo opportunity in White beach. As I've said from the previous post, we're done with most of our activites from yesterday. This day was a more relaxing day for us.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
A small island in the Philippines located in Aklan Province, is one of the famous beaches in the Philippines called Boracay. The long stretch of powdery white sand, the turquoise water, plus the many activities available, makes it widely known to many tourists.
Monday, August 25, 2014
As per Proclamation No. 831, s. 2014, here are the list of public national holidays in the Philippines for 2015. It was nice to know that as early as now, we can plan our holidays with our loved ones. Let's also not forget why we're celebrating these holidays.
January 1, 2015 (Thursday) – New Year’s Day (Regular holiday)
January 2, 2015 (Friday) - Additional special non-working day (Special non-working day)
February 19, 2015 (Thursday) – Chinese New Year (Special non-working day)
February 25, 2015 (Wednesday) – EDSA Revolution anniversary (Special holiday)
April 2, 2015 (Thursday) – Maundy Thursday (Regular holiday)
April 3, 2015 (Friday) – Good Friday (Regular holiday)
April 4, 2015 (Saturday) – Black Saturday (Special non-working day)
April 9, 2015 (Thursday) – Araw ng Kagitingan (Regular holiday)
May 1, 2015 (Friday) – Labor Day (Regular holiday)
June 12, 2015 (Friday) – Independence Day (Regular holiday)
August 21, 2015 (Friday) – Ninoy Aquino Day (Special non-working day)
August 31, 2015 (last Monday of August) – National Heroes Day (Regular holiday)
November 1, 2015 (Sunday) – All Saints Day (Special non-working day)
November 30, 2015 (Monday) – Bonifacio Day (Regular holiday)
December 24, 2015 (Thursday) - Additional special non-working day (Special non-working day)
December 25, 2015 (Friday) – Christmas Day (Regular holiday)
December 30, 2015 (Wednesday) – Rizal Day (Regular holiday)
December 31, 2015 (Thursday) – Last day of the year (Special non-working day)
Monday, August 11, 2014
We still have one day to explore the so called Mystical Island of Siquijor. So far we enjoyed, the spots we already visited. Now that we still have another day to explore, here's other places we checked out.
Sunday, June 15, 2014
Adobo is a famous and one of the most common meal in the Philippines. Adobo is an old dish, wherein a raw food, is immersed in a stock or sauce such as paprika, vinegar, salt, garlic to preserve and enhance its flavor. In the Philippines, adobo is considered a method of cooking using vinegar (and soy sauce), already had developed independent of Spanish influence.
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Few weeks ago I went out with friends to attend a surf & music festival in Zambales that will benefit the typhoon Yolanda victims in Samar. Oh, how I love the beach! However I knew some people, like my other girl friends and few of my cousins, don't like the beach that much because too much sun exposure while swimming makes them hard to achieve a fair complexion after. Well, I have to agree, mabilis talaga makaitim ang dagat.
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
The world’s greatest football event is just around the corner, and Sony is giving everyone the chance to win tickets. You’re probably wondering what you have to do, and if it would be worth it. Surprisingly, Sony has made its We Are One contest incredibly cheap, easy, and even fun.
The We Are One campaign is all about football and how it brings people together. With that being said, Sony’s looking for people to make a YouTube video that convinces everyone that you deserve to win the tickets. The video needs to be 30 seconds, or less, of you showing the world how football brings people together.
There will be two rounds in the contest. The first is judged by people running the We Are One campaign, and they say that they’re looking for passion, creativity, and originality. Using those criteria, they will choose their top 10 from each country, and then it goes to a public vote. And there’s no restriction on the team being supported, so it could be for your national, local, kid’s team(s), or even just a general love of the game.
One thing’s for sure, creating a short video is a small price to pay for a trip to the World Cup, which includes airfare, 3-4 night stay, travel insurance, a Sony Xperia, and Category 1 tickets for two people. The seats that are considered Category 1 are the best and most expensive tickets available.
If you win, all you need to do is pick a match, and there’s plenty of teams that we could support. For example, Japan has a great chance to make a solid run. Jonathan Wilson, the World Cup expert at the betting and gaming giant Betfair, explained their chances best when he said, “Japan's is a balanced squad with a mix of ages and experience. They qualified with relative comfort. They have more players now with significant European experience than ever before.”
The odds for the other nearby teams, South Korea and Australia, aren’t nearly as strong and neither team is expected to make it out of their groups. But if you’re not interested in supporting a nearby team, there are some great matchups that are already set. Here’s a quick list of some of the best matchups during Group play:
Brazil and Mexico - This is the first true match for home team Brazil, and it’ll surely be an exciting one. The crowd will be explosive. Brazil is fully expected to handle Mexico, but anything can happen. This match takes place in Fortaleza at the Estadio Castelao.
Uruguay and Italy - Both teams are in the top ten in FIFA’s World Rankings. They are also in the same group with England, and both matchups with England should be top notch, as well. This match takes place in Natal at the Estadio das Dunas.
Spain and Netherlands – A repeat of last year’s final. Neither team lost in their World Cup Qualifying groups, but both are coming off poor performances in friendlies. This match will be in Salvador at the Arena Fonte Nova.
USA and Ghana – Neither team is all that incredible. The American team had a record year and is ranked 14 in the FIFA Ranking, but since Ghana has had their number in the last two World Cups, it should be an interesting match. Neither team is expected to qualify, since they’re in the same group with the teams in the next matchup. This match also takes place in Natal at the Estadio das Dunas.
Germany and Portugal – This will be a true clash of the titans. In the FIFA rankings, Germany is sitting at number 2, and Portugal at 3. This should be a high scoring, physical match, which makes it my top choice. This match will also be in Salvador at the Arena Fonte Nova.
Don’t get upset if you don’t win the Grand Prize trip, because the National Winners receive a Sony Smartphone and World Cup merchandise. The National Finalist also win the World Cup merchandise. You can also take the second- and third-tier prizes just by voting for your favourite We Are One video.
Saturday, May 10, 2014
I rarely post wedding photos here, but this wedding was too lovely to be ignored. Cherry is the best friend of my close friend whom now I consider a friend too. She's pretty, charming and very down to earth, wouldn't be surprised why Kevin is so in love with her. :)
Ceremony: Casa Real Acacia Estates, Taguig City
Reception: Enderun, Mckinley Hills Taguig City