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Anton Diaz
Manila,Philippines
Founder and Digital Publisher, OurAwesomePlanet.com
Interests: second is photography, i'm addicted to the internet. we already cut off our cable subscription and get exclusively all our information from the internet. my first love is bl, and third is internet marketing. we love to travel specially to the different beaches in the philippines. i am a marathoner and continues to love to r
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Ranked as one of the best Carenderias in Angeles City, MILA's has been a household name for many Kapampangans since 1989. They were originally famous for their Tokwa't Baboy, but now they're more known for their unbelievably addicting crispy Sisig!... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at OUR AWESOME PLANET
JIRO ASIA is an offshoot restaurant of the famed Jiro Izakaya Sushi Ramen (now closed) in Angeles City Pampanga. We featured Jiro last year in our 15 Places to try in Angeles City and loved their selection of authentic Ramen... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at OUR AWESOME PLANET
Discover the City of Love--beyond it's famed Dinagyang Festival, century-old churches, majestic mansions, and unspoiled countryside--through its exotic delicacies. Iloilo is hometown to the grandmother of Abi of Team Our Awesome Planet. So expect a local's perspective as her friends... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at OUR AWESOME PLANET
Pigs & Pints is a Nose to Tail Gastropub in Angeles City Pampanga, a concept re-introduced into the Western culinary mainstream by Chef Henry Ferguson from the UK in 1999. Nose to Tail aficionados, believe that "If you're going to... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at OUR AWESOME PLANET
CAFÉ FLEUR is a 3-restaurant concept reflecting Chef Sau Del Rosario’s passion for food and travel. On the ground floor is the Café that serves cakes, smoothies, and casual food. Across it is LEH-LEH, a Thai-inspired eatery; and on the... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at OUR AWESOME PLANET
PICCOLO PADRE is a fine-dining restaurant located at Prime Asia Hotel, Angeles, Pampanga. Its menu and ornate interiors mirror the rich culinary journey and Italian heritage of third generation owner, Chef Danilo Giampaolo. Here’s what to expect at one of... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at OUR AWESOME PLANET
Adobo is one of the most beloved culinary treasures in the country. Feted for its simplicity and flexibility, households all over the nation have developed their own take on this dish through creative heirloom recipes. Ayala Fairview Terraces, in collaboration... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at OUR AWESOME PLANET
Let's explore the rich history of Zhengzhou, home to four ancient capitals in China, with a boat ride to the cradle of civilization the Yellow River. Witness the birthplace of ancient Shaolin Kung Fu, be amazed by the world cultural... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2016 at OUR AWESOME PLANET
The Yellow River is the second-longest river (5,464 kilometers) in China and the fifth in the world and takes its name from the muddy yellow water coming from the sediments it carries. It is famed for being the mother river... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2016 at OUR AWESOME PLANET
Debby's Doll is one of my favorite horror theme rooms from Mystery Manila. The story revolves around an old possessed doll your little sister finds in the new house your family has moved into. Strange insidious things have started to... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2016 at OUR AWESOME PLANET
CISAN'S is home to a mixture of Philippine, Thai, Vietnamese, and Japanese-inspired dishes picked up by the Nepomucenos of Pampanga throughout their travels. Nestled in Nepo Quadrangle, this modest restaurant is a good option if you want to eat “healthier”... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2016 at OUR AWESOME PLANET
Yuntai Mountain, 70km northwest of Zhengzhou, is a popular domestic tourist getaway located in a UNESCO World Geological Park. It boasts an area of 250sq km, surrounded by marvelous mountains, serene valley, luscious forest, running waterfalls, clear pools, and plunging... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2016 at OUR AWESOME PLANET
BOOKY emerged as the winner of the Battle of the Best Restaurant Reservation Systems in Manila in 2014. It continues to be the leading food app and restaurant reservation system in Manila this 2016 (despite other startup competitors like Globe's... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2016 at OUR AWESOME PLANET
Chef Sau Del Rosario brings his passion and love for SE Asain Flavors to Leh-Leh, a quaint Thai comfort food eatery next door to Cafe Fleur. The newly opened Leh-Leh is Chef Sau' latest culinary venture, where he showcases the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2016 at OUR AWESOME PLANET
Banh Mi Vietnamese Eatery by Chef Rex Soriano is a fresh take on the traditional flavors of Vietnamese Cuisine. Chef Rex, a former Nobu Chef from New York, spent his time sharpening his culinary skills in cities from around the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2016 at OUR AWESOME PLANET
It's 7-Eleven's birthday! We asked a few of our friends and A-spacers to try the latest Slurpee Donuts--limited edition Mister Donut flavors--inspired by 7-Eleven's new Peach Raspberry Slurpee. Here are the results of the taste test and what we think... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2016 at OUR AWESOME PLANET
Everybody’s Café started as a neutral ground during liberation times in Philippine history. Anyone from Filipino, Japanese, and American could enjoy the café’s simple menu of Pancit Luglug (glass noodles with coconut milk sauce flavored with annatto and shrimp) or... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2016 at OUR AWESOME PLANET
When you speak about China, one of the things that comes to mind is Kung Fu! Journey with us to Zhengzhou--the birthplace of Shaolin Kung Fu--as we get to know the cradle of Zen Buddhism and the ancient Chinese martial... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2016 at OUR AWESOME PLANET
Crime of The Century is one of the rooms in Mystery Manila where your team takes on the role of a bomb squad, tasked to locate and diffuse a ticking time bomb inside Century City Mall. The bomb squad must... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2016 at OUR AWESOME PLANET
I'm fascinated by people who live for 100+ years and get to tell the story of their life. I've always wondered, "what is the secret to living a long awesome life?" This is the story of Jessie Lichauco, lovingly called... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2016 at OUR AWESOME PLANET
There is a famous Chinese saying: "Eat in Kaifeng, work in Zhengzhou, and retire in Luoyang". Kaifeng, with a history of more than 2,700 years, was formerly known as Dongjing and served as the capital of China for 168 years.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2016 at OUR AWESOME PLANET
Zhengzhou, the capital city of Henan province, is rich in history being one of the Eight Great Ancient Capitals of China. Tourists are treated to UNESCO heritage sites such as the famed Shaolin Temple, Luoyang's Longmen Grottoes, the picturesque Yuntaishan... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2016 at OUR AWESOME PLANET
Climb Central Manila is a state-of-the-art, beginner-friendly climbing facility that started in Singapore with the firm belief that anyone can climb. What makes Climb Central unique is that they focus on beginners, with equipment that take away all the complications... Continue reading
Posted Jul 4, 2016 at OUR AWESOME PLANET
The typical Filipino nightlife culture often involves endless rounds of beer and copious amounts of deliciously fatty “Pulutan” or finger food. At Angeles City, Pampanga, establishments like B&B (Beer & Barbecue) have popped up to satisfy our appetites for BBQ,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2016 at OUR AWESOME PLANET
FLAME Restaurant is a fine-casual, modern Eurasian concept by award-winning Chef turned General Manager of Discovery Primea, David Pardo de Ayala, and Executive Chef Luis Chikiamco--the winning duo behind Tapenade. The restaurant gets its fiery moniker from the team’s burning... Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2016 at OUR AWESOME PLANET