Eddie Bauer Officially Lands on the Philippine Shores

Spring Collection Fashion Show to launch Eddie Bauer int he Philippines
Spring Collection Fashion Show to launch Eddie Bauer int he Philippines

Whenever relatives from US and Canada would send me outdoor apparel and gear, the name Eddie Bauer seemed to pop up frequently. I get flash lights and even shirts as I grow up with the brand. Eddie Bauer is already a household name there having been a pioneer outdoor lifestyle wear since 1920. He was also the guy who designed flight suits for the American Airforce, patented the shuttle cock birdie and outfitted Jim Whittaker, the first American to summit Mt Everest just to name a few of his milestones. Adding to this milestone is the opening of its first two stores in Southeast Asia, here in the Philippines.

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Running | Energen Healthy Run 2014 (Manila Leg)

Running at the Kalayaan-Buendia Flyover for Energen Healthy Run 2014
Running at the Kalayaan-Buendia Flyover for Energen Healthy Run 2014

It was the cheap price that attracted me to this fun run. Nowadays in the time when fun runs would charge about Php 500 up, it would let people think twice on joining. The Energen Healthy Run 2014 only cost Php 400 for a 10k run. It’s quite a rarity so I decided to sign in since the run would be at BGC in Taguig which is close to my place, and I was near the registration area which is the Reebok store in Megamall. I got race kit immediately after registration. Simply the race singlet, only free-size available, and the race bib. The singlet was just okay in quality though but since it’s just Php 400, I just shrugged it off, what’s important is it fits fine.

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Nokia Lumia 630 Review | A Budget Dual Sim with Windows Phone 8.1

The Nokia Lumia 630 Dual Sim

It’s been more than a month since I got the Nokia Lumia 630 Dual Sim phone. I was fortunate enough to be one of the first owners of the unit even before it was released in the market. I shared the main specs on the Lumia 630 here when it was launched sporting the new Windows Phone 8.1 Cyan OS upon release its release. These latest line of Lumias is kind of a bittersweet for Nokia as it would be the last few handsets sporting its label after Microsoft has fully acquired its phone division. Whether its legacy would live on in a different brand, that we have to see but for now these latest handsets is Nokia’s last hurray. Excellent hardware has always been the strength of Nokia and will the new Windows Phone 8.1 finally strike the right balance between its feature and performance in the budget range?

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Team Tuklas as the Juan for Fun Backpacker Challenge 2014 Grand Winner

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Team Tuklas with Coach Paolo Abrera and Candice Iyog

After nine epic days of traveling to six cities – Kuala Lumpur, Bacolod, Cebu, Camiguin, Cagayan de Oro and Manila – and facing challenges that would test their physical fortitude and mentally strength while at the same time having fun, the five teams are back to culminate the exciting Juan For Fun Backpacking Challenge this 2014. Aside from travelling for free for nine days and using items from major sponsore, the teams get to take home special prizes depending on their rankings. And here are the winners.

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Get a Glimpse of Mt Hamiguitan in this Awesome Video

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The Philippines is ecstatic to have another UNESCO World heritage site on the list and this one clearly showcases the natural wonders of our country. The Mt Hamiguitan Range Wildlife Sanctuary in Davao Oriental has been included on the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s World Heritage List last June 23 2014.

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Cebu Pacific’s Juan for Fun Backpacker Challenge 2014 Kicks Off

Juan for Fun Backacker Challenge Send-off
Juan for Fun Backacker Challenge Send-off

Gotta give it to these youngsters. I can feel the energy, the zest and the thirst for adventure to the five teams participating for this year’s Cebu Pacific Juan For Fun Backpacker’s Challenge. We got to see them on their official send-off yesterday at Resorts World Manila as they fly to Malaysia, Juan For Fun’s first international destination. It’s their first stop as they head back to Manila then on to exciting stops at Legaspi, Cebu, Camiguin, Cagayan de Oro and Davao for nine days all for free! Isn’t it exciting? ALong the way, they would be guided by their adventure coaches Paolo Abrera, Gretchen Ho, Jude Bacalso, Bogart the Explorer and Luke Landrigan. Let’s get a quick look at the teams.

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Amazing Race Philippines Season 2 Auditions

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The long-running TV series The Amazing Race is one of my favorite reality shows of all time. I can say I have never missed a season of the original American edition of this series.TV5 and activeTV Asia  is about to launch the second season of The Amazing Race Philippines hosted by Derek Ramsay, and they are looking for contestants who are up for the adventure of a lifetime! Do you have what it takes? Do read the requirements.

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