AIR ASIA | WORLD’S BEST LOW COST CARRIER IS BOHOL’S AIRLINE PARTNER FOR SANDUGO FESTIVAL

Being an Air Asia's BIG Member has a lot of perks: Redeem trips to over 130 AirAsia destinations Save up to 90% on AirAsia flights Receive exclusive offers and free gifts Sign up here: You may also download the official Air Asia Mobile App to conveniently search for available flights, do online check-in, get passes … Continue reading AIR ASIA | WORLD’S BEST LOW COST CARRIER IS BOHOL’S AIRLINE PARTNER FOR SANDUGO FESTIVAL

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HIT OR MISS? | DO-IT-YOURSELF NOVELINA PROFESSIONAL HAIR & SCALP TREATMENT PRODUCT REVIEW

VERDICT: HIT Impressive and promising. That is how I would describe Novelina Hair and Scalp Treatment after using it. Novelina Hair and Scalp Treatment is an affordable do-it-yourself solution to help restore the hair’s lost moisture because of chemical treatment or daily styling. Without leaving the house, I can treat my crowning glory to a … Continue reading HIT OR MISS? | DO-IT-YOURSELF NOVELINA PROFESSIONAL HAIR & SCALP TREATMENT PRODUCT REVIEW

ROAMING ROOMIES EXPLORE SIARGAO, SURFING CAPITAL OF THE PHILIPPINES

WATCH and let me take you to some of the amazing spots in #SIARGAO #RoamingRoomies #dronescapades. https://youtu.be/_U-oZA6ZuF4 https://www.facebook.com/joeljawsandrada/videos/1873196816070307/ It was a short last minute summer getaway. I intended it to be a #solotravel to Siargao. Coincidentally,  my best buddy Jeff, who I have known more than half of my life and is now based in Paris, … Continue reading ROAMING ROOMIES EXPLORE SIARGAO, SURFING CAPITAL OF THE PHILIPPINES

Piip | THE FIRST MOBILE APP FOR INSTANT MESSAGING & PROMOTION

On July 4, I had the chance to watch an exclusive first day screening of Marvel Studio's Ant-Man and The Wasp in Gateway Mall, Araneta Center, Cubao. This special screening was arranged by Piip mainly for their loyal Piip users and select members of the media. Thanks to Mr. Ian Atienza, Piip's Strategic Advisor for … Continue reading Piip | THE FIRST MOBILE APP FOR INSTANT MESSAGING & PROMOTION

HAIR MAKEOVER USING REVLONISSIMO COLORSMETIQUE COLOR & CARE

Last Tuesday, I was invited by New Summit Colors Distribution for a hair makeover. Their office is located near the International Airport which is a bit too far from where I live quite honestly. I live in Cubao and going to Paranaque on a weekday (morning) can be a pain in the rear. Fortunately, I … Continue reading HAIR MAKEOVER USING REVLONISSIMO COLORSMETIQUE COLOR & CARE

TREKKING, CLIFF JUMPING & SWIMMING IN TANGADAN FALLS, SAN GABRIEL, LA UNION

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1919758224709608&set=a.292413750777405.78604.100000263479267&type=3&theater Almost every three months, my Dubai-based brother and I would spend quality time together by visiting a destination that we have not yet been to. #BROSontheROAD. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1915190668499697&set=pb.100000263479267.-2207520000.1530677743.&type=3&theater Last April 2018, we went to San Juan, La Union with our mom and aunt who both opted to stay in the hotel room most of the … Continue reading TREKKING, CLIFF JUMPING & SWIMMING IN TANGADAN FALLS, SAN GABRIEL, LA UNION

HOW TO GET TO BATU CAVES, KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA

When I visited Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in January this year, I missed Batu Caves. Batu Caves is one of the most popular Hindu Shrines outside India. It is located in the northern part of Kuala Lumpur. I already paid for the day tour online while in Manila. A city tour was scheduled in the morning … Continue reading HOW TO GET TO BATU CAVES, KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA

GET A CAR INSURANCE & PROTECT YOUR CAR, YOURSELF & THE PEOPLE YOU LOVE.

As a Travel Blogger, I travel regularly to various places to create online content. Hence, I always tick that tiny box for Travel Insurance every time I book an airline ticket for both of my domestic and international travels. It does not hurt to be covered in case any untoward incidents happen during the trip. … Continue reading GET A CAR INSURANCE & PROTECT YOUR CAR, YOURSELF & THE PEOPLE YOU LOVE.

SITTING IS THE NEW SMOKING FILIPINO HEART EXPERTS SAY

Since I sit for long hours as a video editor, I make it a point that I get to walk often as I continue this journey to fitness. https://www.instagram.com/p/BYDE9vsF_yZ/?taken-by=joeljawsandrada The Philippine Heart Association declares that sitting is the new smoking. I have also mentioned this in one of my blog posts at the start of … Continue reading SITTING IS THE NEW SMOKING FILIPINO HEART EXPERTS SAY

EXPERIENCE RICH BATANGAS feat TAAL VOLCANO & MT. MACULOT

Revisit Batangas and experience it like no other. Watch the vlog below. Full blog to be posted soon. 🙂 https://www.facebook.com/joeljawsandrada/videos/1781075981949058/ Watch it on my youtube channel here: https://youtu.be/VtOm-BUhVHw

UNITED BLOGGERS PHILIPPINES MAKING A ‘SPLASH’ LAUNCHING A NEW WATER PARK

Puerto Princesa City, Philippines (May 7, 2018) - Aquaplayparks.com, a home to the largest floating AQUA PARK in Philippines, in partnership with Kamia Bay Resort, recently concluded a successful bloggers collaboration which aims to promote the brand and create a social media audience and blog posts to drive visitors to climb, jump, crawl, launch, slide … Continue reading UNITED BLOGGERS PHILIPPINES MAKING A ‘SPLASH’ LAUNCHING A NEW WATER PARK

NEWEST ABOVE SEA LEVEL STAND ALONE RESTAURANT OPENS IN TEACHERS VILLAGE MAGINHAWA

The newest standalone restaurant of Above Sea Level is now open! Last May 4, 2018, I had the opportunity to enjoy a sumptuous seafood lunch when I attended the Bloggers Conference held by Above Sea Level to celebrate the opening of its newest yet standalone restaurant at 120 Maginhawa Street, UP Teachers Village, Diliman, Quezon … Continue reading NEWEST ABOVE SEA LEVEL STAND ALONE RESTAURANT OPENS IN TEACHERS VILLAGE MAGINHAWA

RBG | P4000 WORTH OF VOUCHERS FROM THE SCHOLASTIC’S WAREHOUSE SALE

Random Blog Giveaway 3 Mechanics: Like this Page or Facebook.com/joeljawsandrada Share this Facebook post Comment by tagging the person you want to share the voucher with and why it is important to still read books Winner will be randomly drawn on May 7, 2018 at 6 PM. The Scholastic's Warehouse sale is ongoing from March 2 … Continue reading RBG | P4000 WORTH OF VOUCHERS FROM THE SCHOLASTIC’S WAREHOUSE SALE

TOTAL NATURE TRIPPING AT VILLA ELMA, LUCBAN, QUEZON feat MT. BANAHAW & KAMAY NI HESUS

Last Friday the 13th of April, I traveled to a place so serene just three hours away from Metro Manila. It was the first time after a long while that I fell asleep to the sound of crickets Villa Elma Farm Resort and woke up to the sound of chirping birds. Watch my latest vlog … Continue reading TOTAL NATURE TRIPPING AT VILLA ELMA, LUCBAN, QUEZON feat MT. BANAHAW & KAMAY NI HESUS

AQUA PLAY PARK | PALAWAN SHORELINE TURNS INTO MORE FUN!

When you get to bump, slip, slide, bounce and splash your way around to the timeless joy playing in the water park, you double the fun. Manila, Philippines (March 2, 2018) - Cool off and have some fun! A brand new floating water park is ready for you to try along with its grand opening … Continue reading AQUA PLAY PARK | PALAWAN SHORELINE TURNS INTO MORE FUN!

HAVE A “WOW WEDNESDAY” | DINE OUT WITH 50% OFF ALL DAY THIS APRIL 18!

EAT OR EEK? EAT! Hungry? Download the Eatigo App now and enjoy 50% all day at your favorite restaurants like Barcino, Dillingers 1903, Alta at Ascott BGC, Gelatofix, Vengo and so many more. Check out the app now. To all food lovers out there, this is not a drill! No need to blow your budget … Continue reading HAVE A “WOW WEDNESDAY” | DINE OUT WITH 50% OFF ALL DAY THIS APRIL 18!

AI-POWERED VIVO V9 SURPASSES 18,000 PRE-ORDERS AHEAD OF NATIONWIDE LAUNCH

Vivo's newest flagship smartphone, the V9, was yet to be released in authorized stores nationwide, but it had already exceeded pre-order expectations. As of April 5, the Vivo V9 has received over 18,000 pre-orders. The pre-orders started on March 26 after it unveiled the V9 to the press in a summer-themed launch at the City … Continue reading AI-POWERED VIVO V9 SURPASSES 18,000 PRE-ORDERS AHEAD OF NATIONWIDE LAUNCH

BORACAY CLOSURE TRAVEL ADVISORIES FROM PAL, CEBU PAC & AIR ASIA

Last April 4, President Rodrigo Duterte approved the proposal to close down the country's top tourist destination Boracay for six months starting on April 26, 2018 to allow the island's rehabilitation. The recommendation came from an interagency task force from the Departments of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), Tourism (DOT) and Interior and Local Government (DILG). … Continue reading BORACAY CLOSURE TRAVEL ADVISORIES FROM PAL, CEBU PAC & AIR ASIA

PORTO LAIYA | SEASIDE LUXURY LIVING

Last month, I got to spend a day with blogger friends in Porto Laiya, another prestige project from the developer of Mount Malaraya Golf & Country Club-- considered as one of the top golf courses in the world. Porto Laiya is a private residential and beach resort community in Brgy. Ibabao, Laiya, San Juan, Batangas. … Continue reading PORTO LAIYA | SEASIDE LUXURY LIVING

GARV’S BOUTIQUE HOTEL | AFFORDABLE DECENT NO-FRILLS ACCOMMODATION

Are you looking for a hotel for your short stay in Metro Manila? Are you looking for a decent, clean and affordable hotel that is near Makati or Ortigas Business District? You might want to check out GARV'S Boutique Hotel along Boni Avenue in Mandaluyong City. GARV'S Boutique Hotel is located in front of the Mandaluyong … Continue reading GARV’S BOUTIQUE HOTEL | AFFORDABLE DECENT NO-FRILLS ACCOMMODATION

SERIOUSLY? 3-NIGHT STAY IN JAKARTA AT ZENROOMS SCBD FOR LESS THAN P2000!

After booking a budget ticket to Jakarta via Air Asia, I thought that the next best thing to do was to book a hotel that would be easy on the pocket as well. I was going to Jakarta to attend two meetings. The venue of the first meeting was located at the client's office in … Continue reading SERIOUSLY? 3-NIGHT STAY IN JAKARTA AT ZENROOMS SCBD FOR LESS THAN P2000!

VIVO UNVEILS THE ALL-NEW ‘V9’ AI-POWERED FULL VIEW™ DISPLAY SMARTPHONE IN THE PHILIPPINES

Here is another smartphone that I am so excited about. Finally, the all-new Vivo V9 is here! Price is Php17,990. Pre-orders will be accepted from March 26 to April 2, 2018. Availability is on April 13. 6.3", 1080 x 2280 IPS Capacitive Touch Screen 154.81 x 75.03 x 7.89 mm 150 g Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 Octa-core … Continue reading VIVO UNVEILS THE ALL-NEW ‘V9’ AI-POWERED FULL VIEW™ DISPLAY SMARTPHONE IN THE PHILIPPINES

REDMI 5A FLASH SALE ON MARCH 23 FOR ONLY P 4,390!

Catch the next Redmi 5A Flash Sale on March 23 at exactly 1 PM with the discounted price of P4,390!  Hurry as they will surely run out fast! Remember to click here when you purchase this entry-level smart phone on March 23 at exactly 1 PM. For more information about Redmi 5A, the entry-level smart phone, click here.

KWIKSET ROADSHOW 2018 SHOWS HOW KWIKSET IS MADE FOR THE WORLD YOU LIVE IN

Kwikset has always been a part of our household for as long as I can remember. I have always thought that Kwikset was a local brand. I mean why call it Kwikset rather than Quickset, right? It was only when I attended Kwikset's Roadshow last March 15, 2018 at the Blue Leaf Filipinas that I … Continue reading KWIKSET ROADSHOW 2018 SHOWS HOW KWIKSET IS MADE FOR THE WORLD YOU LIVE IN

AIR ASIA’S THE RED HUB CONVENTION: CONNECTING DIGITAL NOMADS ACROSS ASIA & BEYOND

Yesterday, March 17, 2018, I had the most wonderful opportunity to attend and cover Air Asia's Red Hub Convention at The Axon at Green Sun in Makati City, Philippines. Thank you Air Asia. As a BIG Member, it was a privilege and an honor to be covering this event. AirAsia, the World’s Best Low Cost Carrier, … Continue reading AIR ASIA’S THE RED HUB CONVENTION: CONNECTING DIGITAL NOMADS ACROSS ASIA & BEYOND

HERE’S WHY I MISS MISAMIS OCCIDENTAL

Mindanao, the second biggest land mass of the Philippine archipelago of more than 7,100 islands, has always fascinated me. Personally, I think that Mindanao has not been given all these years the amount of attention it rightfully deserves. To many, Mindanao still remains a big mystery. Most of the news we got about Mindanao were about insurgency and war-torn places. But those are all in the past I believe.

TRAVEL | ZOOBIC “NIGHT” SAFARI 2018

It’s Zooper Zummer once again and of course, we are launching the only theme park activity at night which received a nice raved from the patrons. Stay awake, hear your heartbeat pounding, blood in your veins rushing as the rising excitement heightened in the night’s summer breeze. Zoobic Safari brings back the much awaited “Night … Continue reading TRAVEL | ZOOBIC “NIGHT” SAFARI 2018

FIRST CONSUMER INSIGHTING & STORYTELLING CONFERENCE 2018 LAUNCHES APRIL

Who Am I? I have been a marketer for as long as I can remember, handling both pharmaceutical and consumer brands locally and across Asia Pacific as a Regional Brand Manager. I used to handle anti-hypertensive, anti-cholesterol and specialty products. I crossed over to Consumer Marketing to handle Cherifer, the Philippines' number one multivitamin brand. … Continue reading FIRST CONSUMER INSIGHTING & STORYTELLING CONFERENCE 2018 LAUNCHES APRIL

LAZADA’S REDMI 5A FLASH SALE: SOLD OUT IN LESS THAN 1 HOUR!

Lazada's flash sale of the Xiaomi Redmi 5A was a success selling out the available stocks today in less than 1 hour! The Redmi 5A was such a hit with its flash sale price of only P4,390. Featuring a Snapdragon 425 64-bit quad-core processor, 16GB of ROM expandable to 128GB, a 2GB RAM and a … Continue reading LAZADA’S REDMI 5A FLASH SALE: SOLD OUT IN LESS THAN 1 HOUR!