A Quick Afternoon in UP Diliman

The University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman campus in Quezon City is what I consider to be one of the best places to run in Metro Manila—but I have not been here in ages so I decided to do a quick visit and see how much has changed.

Quick Bite: Kyo Chon

Ever since I’ve heard that one of Korea’s most popular fried chicken restaurant chain, Kyo Chon, had arrived in the Philippines, I’ve always wanted to try it and like any new foreign franchises arriving in the country, the queue is just long.  Fortunately, luck was on my side and I was able to avoid the…

Photo Walk Rizal Park

It had been quite a while since I’ve been to one of the most refreshing spots in Manila, Rizal Park.  Like a lot of places in the Metro, it too had lots of recent developments, and here’s how it looked like as of August 2014.

Visa Requirements for Philippine Passport Holders

Another long weekend is coming and for many Filipinos, that also means a good chance to travel.  For those who may be thinking of going out of the country for a quick vacation, here’s a list (based on a Wikipedia article) of countries where Philippine passport holders can enter without a visa.

Food Trip: Little Tokyo

Tokyo is one of the places I have always dreamt of going to.  While that dream is still being realized, there is a little spot in the city of Makati that I can go to that sort of gives that feeling of Tokyo—well, I think it does, and it is appropriately called Little Tokyo.

Preview: Timex® IRONMAN® ONE GPS+

A smartphone is one of the things I can’t leave behind whenever I run: aside from GPS trackers, being able to send out messages in case of emergency is something I consider.  It seems that Timex now have a device that does all that, and it fits on your wrist: the Timex® IRONMAN® ONE GPS+.

Run United Philippine Marathon 2014

The registration for the last leg of the Run United Trilogy, Run United Philippine Marathon (RUPM), is now open and here’s how you may join:

Food Trip: Ramen Nagi (ラーメン凪)

I love Japanese food!  From the colorful presentation to the various flavors and some “exotic” ingredients.  And one of my all-time favorite Japanese dishes is the ramen—and we’re so lucky to have found a relatively new spot specializing in one: Ramen Nagi (ラーメン凪).

Fitness Fanatics Rave About Lumia’s SensorCore

A lot of gadgets today are equipped with sensors that measure your steps and your calories.  However, despite the global increase in the usage of health apps, not all of them offer a more holistic approach to health and fitness.