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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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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 yesterday at OUR AWESOME PLANET
From last year’s successful lineup celebrating local and international chart-topping hip-hop artist, MTV Music Evolution 2016 is back in Manila bringing pop culture and more fun again in the Philippines! The one-night-only live music event last June 24 celebrated pop... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at OUR AWESOME PLANET
Yes, all these photos were shot with a mobile phone like our 360 degree selfie! Mobile photography has come a long way thanks to advances such as wide angles lenses, 360-degree cameras, and creative pop-out shots. Here are our favorite... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at OUR AWESOME PLANET
Le Monet Hotel is located in the Baguio City, also known as the "Summer Capital of Philippines". The establishment is named after Claude Monet, the great French impressionist painter known for his beautiful landscape paintings. Managed by Artstream Hospitality Management... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at OUR AWESOME PLANET
Skullhead Hostages by Mastermind is a Theatrical Escape Room designed to give players a different experience with an actor constantly manipulating the storyline while everyone is trapped as hostages and must escape through solving real-life puzzles within 60 minutes. Room... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2016 at OUR AWESOME PLANET
They say wine is the drink of the Gods. What more when it’s paired with some of the finest food in the world? Gallery VASK and Future Trade International partnered with Nederburg Wines in celebration of their next generation Cellar... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2016 at OUR AWESOME PLANET
Read: Amazing Thailand Grand Sale 2016: Why should you fly to Bangkok for this? As a foodie traveler, you always look forward to visiting regions where you can taste authentic local fare. It's always a treat understanding the culture of... Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2016 at OUR AWESOME PLANET
The San Miguel Lifestyle Brews is a selection of master-crafted beers which include San Miguel Premium All Malt, Cerveza Negra and San Miguel Super Dry appealing to an evolving crowd of beer lovers and sophisticated palettes. The event is the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2016 at OUR AWESOME PLANET
It's been a while since we updated our list of 10 Most Awesome Restaurants in Baguio (even the list of Tripadvisor and other sites are outdated), so we revisited our old favorites and were surprised to discover new awesome restos... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2016 at OUR AWESOME PLANET
The simplicity of Adobo makes it so versatile and adds room for creativity in preparation. TV Personality and self-proclaimed Adobo Queen, Nancy Reyes-Lumen, demonstrates Rodrigo’s Roast—just in time for our president-elect, Rodrigo Duterte. Rodrigo’s Roast is made of rolled pork... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2016 at OUR AWESOME PLANET
Given the long history of Filipinos with American Colonialists, it's no surprise that most locals have developed a taste for western food. COOKOUT is one such type of restaurant that embodies this--embracing the salt, grease, and fat of American comfort... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2016 at OUR AWESOME PLANET
The Amazing Thailand Grand Sale is the biggest shopping sale season in Bangkok that happens from June 15 to August 15, 2016. The campaign is the brainchild of the Tourism Authority of Thailand, which started in 1999 in partnership with... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2016 at OUR AWESOME PLANET
CAFÉ BY THE RUINS DUA on Upper Session Road is the newest extension of the original establishment in front of the Baguio City Hall. While it still keeps many of the old favorites from the first branch, Dua’s menu is... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2016 at OUR AWESOME PLANET
BAGUIO CRAFT BREWERY is Baguio's first and only craft brewery with freshly-brewed beer from 18 rotating taps. The owner, local Christopher Ordas, began this passion for brewing beer in his own garage in Canada. He later expanded his knowledge by... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2016 at OUR AWESOME PLANET
Over the years, HILL STATION has established itself as one of the top restaurants in Baguio (via Trip Advisor). Awarded as one of Asia’s Finest Restaurants by the Miele Guide in 2011-2013, Hill Station is celebrated for its eclectic array... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2016 at OUR AWESOME PLANET
Foggy Mountain Cookhouse, a gem nestled in the nooks and crannies of Baguio, guarantees you the most intimate dining experience. As home to the tastiest Mediterranean dishes in the area, this reservation and pre-order only establishment is well worth your... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2016 at OUR AWESOME PLANET
The Peninsula Manila is one of the longest running luxury hotels in Manila for the last 40 years. This hotel is nostalgic personally for me because we held many business events here during my P&G days, and we often stayed... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2016 at OUR AWESOME PLANET
Related blog post: DREAMPLAY by DREAMWORKS (A Review): 11 Tips for Planning your DreamPlay Date with your Kids! @CityofDreamsPH DreamPlay, City of Dreams Manila's DreamWorks-inspired interactive play space, celebrated its first anniversary last June 10, 2016 with the launch of... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2016 at OUR AWESOME PLANET
MOE’s Southwest Grill, a fast-casual dining restaurant, bears the prestige of Most Popular Mexican Chain in the US--unseating its rival, Chipotle (according to Harris Poll). With over 600 locations worldwide, MOE's brings some of the best value-for-money burritos and tacos... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2016 at OUR AWESOME PLANET
Amare La Cucina is a Neapolitan-style pizzeria in Baguio founded by a local, Edmark Bustos. The name means "to love a kitchen" in Italian. Edmark, who is no trained chef, shows this through his passion for cooking and experimentation. This... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2016 at OUR AWESOME PLANET
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If there is anything more synonymous with Filipino food, it’s unequivocally Adobo. Many of us grew up with this savory dish at the comfort of our homes through heirloom recipes cooked by our mothers, fathers, or even grandmothers. While made... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2016 at OUR AWESOME PLANET
CAVITE, home to the vanguards of the Philippine Revolution, is not known for its cuisine. Those from Manila often bypass the other towns of Cavite and instead, opt for a little R’n’R session at Tagaytay. You are mistaken if you... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2016 at OUR AWESOME PLANET
MELT by Chef Michael Ferrer is an affordable steakhouse inside Ayala Technohub in Camp John Hay, Baguio. They use high-quality meat products imported from the US, Australia, and New Zealand, sourced from the chef's brother who happens to be the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2016 at OUR AWESOME PLANET
Chaya is our go-to place for Japanese food in Baguio. Owned by a Josef Moselina and his Japanese wife Sonoko Taguchi, the homey resto would make anyone skeptical to find delicious, authentic Japanese dishes being served in such a typical... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2016 at OUR AWESOME PLANET
A savory smell with a hint of acidity fills the air, followed by a gentle waft of garlic and aromatic bay leaf. You uncover the simmering pot and taste the sauce to make sure it’s sour enough. When the meat... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2016 at OUR AWESOME PLANET