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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
Recent Activity
We recently had a taste test session of Mang Inasal Pinoy favorites and its Pinoy Halo-Halo with respected chefs. It's always fun eating with these funny chefs: Chef Boy Logro, Chef Rosebud Benitez, and Chef Sandy Daza together with Pam... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at OUR AWESOME PLANET
by Abigail Javellana Sustainable Seafood Week Philippines shows how Philippine stakeholders including the hospitality industry, civil society groups, businesses, and government can work hand in hand to build public awareness on the issue of responsible seafood sourcing and how critical... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at OUR AWESOME PLANET
Last time we went to Hong Kong Disneyland with the boys, my eldest, Aidan, commented that "Disneyland is for Girls." He thought the place was Princess-centric and they couldn't even buy anything from the stores. It became an internal joke... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at OUR AWESOME PLANET
by Sean Nolan Damnak Lounge is considered to be the best Fine Dining restaurants in Siem Reap. The menu celebrates the marriage of the bold spices of Khmer Cusine with the finesse of French cooking techniques. In a city that... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at OUR AWESOME PLANET
2016 was an awesome year for Team Our Awesome Planet! From out of the country destinations to discovering more of what our beautiful Philippines has to offer, it was indeed a year full of many wonderful memories! Here's a look-back... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at OUR AWESOME PLANET
by Abigail Javellana (Copyright by Freepik) Welcome, the Year of the Fire Rooster as Manila Chinatown will be loud, colorful and full of dragons! Chinatown and hotels will be once again be filled with decorations, dancers, and fireworks to usher... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at OUR AWESOME PLANET
by Sean Nolan Phare: The Cambodian Circus is a mixture of theater, modern dance, and acrobatics, expertly choreographed to tell a captivating story which combines Cambodian folklore and history into a show for all ages. Eight different programs are rotated... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at OUR AWESOME PLANET
by Abigail Javellana "Global Baker" Dean Brettschneider introduces his New World Baking style with a delightful selection of handcrafted artisan breads, pastries, and sourdough pizzas through his two restaurant concepts, Baker & Cook and Plank Sourdough Pizza. New World Baking... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2017 at OUR AWESOME PLANET
D.I.Y. POKE (/poʊˈkeɪ/) is a Hawaiian-inspired Poke place by Mariah Pobre and her Enderun partners. It is located at Madison Galeries, the new boutique mall in Alabang. Poke refers to a raw fish salad or sushi bowl with Asian-inspired sauces.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2017 at OUR AWESOME PLANET
One of the Philippines most highly regarded tours — Tao Expedition has drawn thousands of travelers from around the globe to the beautiful islands of Palawan, a Southern Province in the Philippines. Tao Expedition, while known for its tours, has... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2017 at OUR AWESOME PLANET
2017 is looking bright! As all eyes are on the Philippines as we host the 2017 Miss Universe, a major international event that will surely boost the country's already growing tourism industry. The world is also excited with the increasing... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2017 at OUR AWESOME PLANET
(Copyright by Freepik) The city of Manila is gearing up to ring in New Year’s Eve 2017, and as one might expect, there is no shortage of New Year’s Eve parties. Our party-planning guide won't be complete without a dazzling... Continue reading
Posted Dec 23, 2016 at OUR AWESOME PLANET
We like to arrange our itinerary on our own when we travel to our next destination because we like to immerse in the local culture, food and most awesome experiences. Here are our 12 favorite apps for planning your itinerary... Continue reading
Posted Dec 23, 2016 at OUR AWESOME PLANET
(Check out: 10 Most Awesome NEW Homegrown Restaurants That Matter in Manila 2016!) Here are the 10 Most Awesome NEW Franchised Restaurants that opened and made a difference in Manila this 2016 ... 1. MAKANSUTRA MAKANSUTRA, the famous Singaporean Hawker... Continue reading
Posted Dec 22, 2016 at OUR AWESOME PLANET
As featured 10 Most Awesome NEW (Franchised) Restaurants in Manila 2016! TOMATITO MANILA is an 80's-inspired Spanish Tapas and Paella restaurant by Shanghai-based El Willy Fun F&B Group (by Chef Willy Trullas Moreno) in partnership with the Rambla/Las Flores/La Lola... Continue reading
Posted Dec 22, 2016 at OUR AWESOME PLANET
Watch the first ever destination mini-documentary of our family adventure with the four 4 boys during All Saints' Day in Sagada. It's a behind-the-scenes look at how we travel and feature a destination on the OAP blog. It also documents... Continue reading
Posted Dec 20, 2016 at OUR AWESOME PLANET
(Check out 10 Most Awesome NEW (Franchised) Restaurants in Manila 2016!) Here are the 10 Most Awesome NEW Homegrown Restaurants that opened and made a difference in Manila this 2016 ... 1. SAMBA SAMBA is the first authentic Peruvian Restaurant... Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2016 at OUR AWESOME PLANET
(As featured in 10 Most Awesome New Homegrown Restaurants That Matter in Manila 2016!) CANTON ROAD is a modern Chinese restaurant at Shangri-La Fort serving authentic Cantonese and Huaiyang cuisine. Our favorites here include the signature roasted BBQ specialties, the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2016 at OUR AWESOME PLANET
(As featured in 10 Most Awesome New Homegrown Restaurants That Matter in Manila 2016!) SAMBA is the first authentic Peruvian Restaurant by Peruvian Chef Carlo Huerta Echegaray in Manila, located at Shangri-La at the Fort. We love it because of... Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2016 at OUR AWESOME PLANET
(As featured in 10 Most Awesome New Homegrown Restaurants That Matter in Manila 2016!) MIREIO (pronounced "mee-reyo") is an upscale French brasserie in Manila located at the 9th floor of Raffles Makati serving Provençal-inspired cuisine. The concept is inspired by... Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2016 at OUR AWESOME PLANET
by Abigail Javellana As featured 10 Most Awesome NEW (Franchised) Restaurants in Manila 2016! Finally, New Yorks' famed barbecue joint is now open in Manila! Mighty Quinn's is iconic for their New York-style Barbecue cooked the old school way--with wood... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2016 at OUR AWESOME PLANET
As featured 10 Most Awesome NEW (Franchised) Restaurants in Manila 2016! MAKANSUTRA, the famous Singaporean Hawker Market by K.F. Seetoh, has finally re-opened in Manila together with local partners J.J. Yulo and Chef Him Uy de Baron. It first launched... Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2016 at OUR AWESOME PLANET
by Abigail Javellana Mister Donut has come up with a delightful treat for busy customers on-the-go, available at your nearest 7-Eleven convenience store. The donut franchise likes to stay ahead by adding more varieties--like cake, coffee, croissant-inspired donuts, and much... Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2016 at OUR AWESOME PLANET
by Abigail Javellana As featured 10 Most Awesome NEW (Franchised) Restaurants in Manila 2016! FooDee Global Concepts (the same people behind the successful Tim Ho Wan, Todd English, Mesa, and Sunnies Cafe) has brought Michelin Star Chef Davide Oldani's pop... Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2016 at OUR AWESOME PLANET
One of the toughest predicaments travelers face is how to get from Point A to Point B in the least stressful way possible. Deal breakers include the cost of travel, time convenience, and accessibility of transport. Biyaheroes, an online booking... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2016 at OUR AWESOME PLANET