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Monday, May 20, 2019

GenieTech urges ASEAN businesses to reinvent, transform to leapfrog global competition

Solutions provider to host JDA’s Supply Chain ASEAN Summit – Manila
Makati City, Philippines; May 17, 2019— Despite the increase of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) inflows in ASEAN countries than China, there are still factors that hinder the growth of the region, says leading solutions provider, Genie Technologies, Inc (GenieTech).

Saturday, May 18, 2019

Fujifilm X-T30 Experience and Test in Cavinti, Laguna

The Mirrorless Revolution by Fujifilm continues as they released the latest on their XT Lineup. Following the trail blazed by the Fujifilm XT-3, comes the Fujifilm X-T30.


We got invited to an exclusive event where we got to experience the Fujifilm X-T30 at a SECRET location and this is that story.

As we’ve arrived at the secret location(A glamping spot in Laguna), we were given a review unit and a lens of our choice. I chose the 23mm f/2.0 and later on I got to borrow sir Ted Claudio’s 50-140mm f/2.8.

We were briefed by Experience Philippines who partnered with Fujifilm Philippines for this event. (Photo Taken with the X-T30)

Sunday, May 12, 2019

Huawei P30 series launch in the Philippines (P30 PRO, P30 and P30 Lite)



Im here at the Philippine grand launch of Huawei P30 series. One of the most talk about smartphone this month because the new upgrade includes a super zoom and a new tech for mobile photography.

We saw the teasers, the ads and also leak and we’re so excited to do a hands on test with the flagship mode - the Huawei P30 Pro.

Saturday, May 11, 2019

Caltex and MVP Rewards card to offer more loyalty rewards!


My wallet is filled with lots of plastic cards and some of it are my debit cards, discount cards, membership cards, and cards for my digital money.  Really hate storing them in my wallet, because its hard to find a kind of card when a 10 plus of cards are all inside my wallet. I already removed some cards that I rarely use and then I keep the one that are important and I heavily use when Im traveling.

Wednesday, May 08, 2019

Wednesday, May 01, 2019

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Genting Cruise Lines celebrates the Christening and launch of EXPLORER DREAM!


Genting Cruise Lines Celebrates Christening and Launch of Explorer Dream,
the Newest Member of Dream Cruises
Dream Cruises debuts in Shanghai with the first newly-launched cruise ship in China
since the recalibration period in the local cruise industry
Shanghai, 12 April 2019 – Genting Cruise Lines welcomed the third member of its Dream Cruises’ fleet with the christening and inaugural homeport deployment of Explorer Dream in Shanghai Wusongkou International Cruise Terminal. Explorer Dream is the first newly-launched cruise ship of the post-recalibration period in the Chinese cruise industry and her arrival also marks Dream Cruises’ debut in Eastern China, with the cruise liner purposely-built and recently renovated for the Asian and Chinese luxury market. Leveraging on the deployment of Explorer Dream, Dream Cruises’ first 200,000-tonne Global Class ship, set to debut in 2021, will also celebrate her inaugural deployment in Shanghai as the largest cruise ship to homeport in the Asia-Pacific.

Dream Cruise Flash Sale! Buy one take one 7-night Queensland and Great Barrier Reef Cruises!


Dream Cruise Flash Sale!
Exclusive Labor Day offering of BUY ONE, GET ONE for Explorer Dream's 7-Night
Queensland and Great Barrier Reef Cruises!
Manila, 29 April 2019 – Dream Cruises ushers in the holiday with an exclusive Labor Day offering onboard the newly-launched cruise ship purposely-built and recently renovated for the Asian luxury market with Explorer Dream!

Friday, April 26, 2019

Complete The Mission For Marvel Studios' Avengers: Endgame With Globe!

Starting this April 24, Marvel fans all over the country are set to flock to cinemas for Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Endgame! For the blockbuster finale of the Infinity Saga, Globe has prepared an exciting lineup of activities and promos so Pinoy fans can get hyped for the film and celebrate their favorite heroes.

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Here’s how you can enjoy GCash for your freelancing life


GCash series of services
GCash is getting better and better. Before, we enjoy using GCash as a mode of mobile to mobile money transfer, then we get to buy and transfer load, then GCash went on a big upgrade when they allow the use of a GCash card for cashless payments in stores or buy items through online shopping. GCash became even more better when QR Code payments are introduced, this time, you can use your mobile phone in purchasing or transfer payment digitally. No need to bring physically money, all are being powered by your smartphone and your GCash account.

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

The Wildest Predictions on How Avengers: Endgame Will End


The most-awaited action-packed conclusion to Marvel Cinematic Universe’s Infinity Saga will be arriving in a few weeks, and fans all over the world are gearing up for this epic finish. Reported to be the longest film in the franchise with an estimated 3-hour running time, Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Endgamehas fans’ imaginations running wild on how the saga will end and how their favorite heroes will #CompleteTheMission.

Monday, April 22, 2019

Time to assemble at these cinemas for ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Select cinemas in the Philippines to run for 24 hours starting at 6:01 AM on April 24

With only a few days to the much-awaited grand conclusion of the Avengers franchise, cinemas nationwide are gearing up to open their doors to Marvel fans with screenings starting as early as 6:01 am on its opening day on April 24.

Excited moviegoers who want to be the first ones to witness the epic finale of the Avengers' battle against Thanos can be among the first to watch the film at 6:01 am available at 19 malls in Metro Manila.

Friday, April 19, 2019

Pink Moon shines over the skies of Cavite, Philippines




I miss covering the heavenly body events and I went back in using my Nikon D5300 in taking photos and video because my new camera Fujifilm XT100 is still at the repair station, Im going to claim that next month, as of the moment, Im back enjoying some astrophotography with my old DSLR camera.

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

7 Go-to Manila Churches for Visita Iglesia

As a dominantly Catholic country, one of our practices every Holy Week is Visita Iglesia. Traditionally, Catholics visit around 7 churches to pray, reflect, and honor the Blessed Sacrament during Holy Week. The visiting of churches is done to commemorate the suffering of Christ, as well as to meditate and ask for penance.
Here are churches within the Metro which you can visit this Holy Week:

1) Binondo Church
Photo by Lawrence Ruiz - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=51373004
Start your journey in one of the oldest churches in Manila. Binondo Church is also known as Minor Basilica of Saint Lorenzo Ruiz and Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Parish. It was built by the Dominicans and is located in Binondo, Manila. It became a place of worship to converted Chinese Christians back in the day when the trade between Chinese and Filipinos started to increase. Today, a number of Binondo dwellers and curious tourists still visit the parish.

Monday, April 15, 2019

Globe X Huawei P30 Launch

Huawei and Globe have been very good strategic partners for a long time now and today is not any difference, with the launching of Huawei’s latest smartphone, the Huawei P30 and P30 Pro.


The event transpired at the BGC Ampitheater and they transformed the place to have 4 different stations where you can use the Huawei P30 or P30 Pro’s highlighted features like the macro, super zoom and many more! It is also where you get to participate in their Giveaway of a BRAND NEW P30 Pro to one lucky winner!

The new cat food “Temptations” now in the Philippines, exclusively available now at Shopee

The new cat food “Temptations” now in the Philippines, exclusively available now at Shopee



Its great to hear that pet care items and food are now ready to be purchased online at Shopee, and you can receive the pet care and food right in front of your doorstep. I know there’s a time that local pet store don’t have stocks of our reliable pet care items and pet food, as for our case there are times that the cat food and cat litter are sold out. We waited for some days for the pet store to restock and much worse is that we buy the other brand that are not usually the brand we are using. So sometimes our pet cat are confused and start to be a picky eater.

Sunday, April 14, 2019

Skip and Jump to Royce’s Hoppy Easter Eggsperience!



Hop to the North on April 21, 2019 and join the fun as Royce Hotel and Casino brings you one of the best Easter Eggsperience in Clark!

Aside from the traditional Easter Egg Hunt, there will be eggciting games and prizes to be won, mascot appearances, face painting, inflatable playground, specially prepared loot bags and the much awaited costume pageant for kids. 

Magical, Mystical Easter Sunday Event in Century Park Hotel



Easter has always been a magical time for everyone. Despite different religious beliefs, the season calls for joyous celebrations.

For Catholics, Easter Sunday marks the resurrection of Jesus Christ. For some, it is the start of spring blooms, while for parents, Easter is a special Sunday to take their kids out for Egg Hunting!

Easter Builder's Playland in Newport Mall, Resorts World Manila



Kids will enjoy this Easter Sunday event in Resorts World Manila, with the theme as a builder. Kids can join the build and play activities-- for sure RWM will set up a build playland with construction play set and just like your indoor playground.

Dino Land Easter Sunday Event at Quest Plus Conference Center Clark, Pampanga



Quest Plus Conference Center Clark invites you to their Easter Sunday Dino Land theme event this coming April 21, 2019 at 8:30am-12nn.

Get your tickets and join the land before time and collect dino Easter eggs filled with prizes, Mequeni Live resto GC and also staycation GC to Quest Plus' private villas.

Tiki-tastic Easter Party at Midas Hotel and Casino


This Easter, put on your best Hawaiian costume and take your kids to Midas Hotel and Casino’s
Tiki-tastic Easter Party! Say aloha to other ohanas and hula your way to join the most egg-citing Easter egg hunt in town for only Php999 nett per person on April 21, from 3 to 5 pm at the Midas Tent!

Celebrate Easter Sunday at Sofitel Manila and see the giant chocolate Easter Egg at Spiral


Sofitel Manila invites everyone to see their giant Easter Egg made from chocolate and filled with lots of candies, cookies and sweet treats. The 67kg giant Easter Egg is one of the highlight of Spiral Manila's Easter Sunday Brunch.


Spiral Manila also prepared some live musical for everyone to enjoy while on their brunch and while kids can also participate in some Easter activities and games.

Nemi Miranda paintings featured in Conrad Manila and DOT “Of Art and Wine series”




Master painter Nemi Miranda aka Nemiranda of Angono, Rizal is known for his awesome gallery house in his home town and also the one responsible for the mural art in the walls of Edsa Shrine. I didn’t get a chance to meet him years ago when I visited his gallery house, When I arrived there it was closed and I think it was under renovation. I only see him on TV and on the internet featuring his works and news about him.

Saturday, April 13, 2019

VPRO Gaming mouse and mechanical keyboard from Rapoo Philippines



Here’s my test and try of the new VPRO gaming mouse and mechanical keyboard from Rapoo Philippines. This review post took more than a just 4 months, because my laptop broke down and It took me time to adjust in installing everything - that includes the games that I play in my laptop.

Friday, April 12, 2019

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Oishi Snacktacular 2019 game continues in SM City Clark Pampanga


On photo: behind me is a pool of different kinds of Oishi snacks, Yes, Im going to dive in and grab as much as many snacks that I can using my entire body. But first I need to wear a body harness and then lift up in the air and then drop on the pool of snacks to grab them all, just like in the arcade game - UFO catcher, yes this is the human UFO catcher game branded as the Oishi Snack Catcher,  one of the most popular game here at the annual Oishi Snacktacular, that also went viral last year on Youtube and Facebook.

Friday, April 05, 2019

5 PLUS introduces their new crop of Esports and Gaming talents


After its recent launch as the go-to sports channel for a younger and more engaged free TV audience, 5 Plus will now amplify its gaming content by introducing a dynamic set of esports and gaming talents to help navigate viewers as well as solidify the channel as the home of gaming in the Philippines.

Thursday, April 04, 2019

Pool Foam Party at Quest Plus Conference Center, Clark this April 6th


Start your summer vacation with a blast! Quest Plus Conference Center, Clark is the place to be this April 6, 2019 as we launch the first foam party in Clark.
Ready your swimwear and gather the gang for an epic pool party complete with fun water activities like pool volleyball, pool basketball, and Aqua Zumba.

Wednesday, April 03, 2019

Get Zenfone Max Pro M2 for only PHP10k at Shopee this April 4, 2019


Shopee Philippines greets the summer season with a huge 4.4 Summer Bazaar, and ASUS Philippines will definitely be in on the fun! The sale will be featuring one of the brand’s most recent Battery Kings, the ZenFone Max Pro M2 4GB RAM Variant, which will undoubtedly maximize anyone’s season experience.

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

C2E2 - Chicago's largest pop culture event in Midwest


I scored free weekend passes to C2E2 (Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo) last weekend held in McCormick Place in Lake Shore Drive, downtown Chicago.




Badges were almost sold out before the event started. The expo features exhibits, comics, artists, celebrities, pop culture, gaming and cosplay. C2E2 is organized by ReedPOP who also spearheaded New York Comic Con, Emerald City Comic Con, Star Wars Celebration, Book Con and PAX.


Feature guests include Paul Rudd (Marvel's Ant-Man, Anchorman, Clueless), Marty Scurll (ROH, Being the Elite), Ralph Macchio (Cobra Kai, The Karate Kid, My Cousin Vinny, The Deuce), Clark Middleton (The Blacklist) and many other artists.








Advance tickets are $30 for Friday, $45 for Saturday and $40 for Sunday. Onsite selling cost higher so you have to purchase your tickets online. 3 day passes are $75 and $85 onsite. VIPs, autographs and photo ops are different price range. Kids are free under 6 years old, 3 day passes for kids is $20.

C2E2 celebrates its 10th year anniversary, the event started in April 2010 and had over 80,000 attendees in 2018.



C2E2 2019 Show Poster features Avengers flying over Chicago building. Created by Pepe Larraz for exclusively for C2E2.

Check out C2E2 official website for panels and programming, show exclusives and cosplay competition update.


I posted my personal experience attending C2E2 Chicago on my blog, www.glamourmoments.net





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Revolution Precrafted Homes Now Available on Lazada


Revolution Precrafted, the first and only unicorn startup in the Philippines, is joining the festivities for Lazada's 7th year birthday celebration, offering a wide range of designer homes, pavilions and pop-up retail spaces at discounted price, culminating in a massive 50 percent discount on reservation fees on March 27.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

“Realme 3” new budget smartphone packed with lots of power for PHP 6,990 only!



Realme Philippines is proud to announce the release of their new and latest budget smartphone, it's considered as the best mid range smartphone with a very low SRP.  Their Realme 3 smartphone is packed with lots of power including a fast processor, better dual rear camera that can do a much saturated colorful photo, can do portrait with bokeh and the new nightscape mode using chroma boost effect. There’s also an AI tech for the 1 front camera for beautification selfie purposes.

Friday, March 15, 2019

#DewDay is gaming day at Market Market this Saturday!


Ready to chase the thrill?
This 2019, Mountain Dew is taking it to the next level by taking over the gaming world. The brand known to encourage everyone to chase thrills is upping its game by launching its first ever Dew Day Gaming Event, a full-day event packed with all types of online gaming activities for everyone who wants to get a piece of the virtual action. Happening at Market Market! this Saturday, March 16, 2019, #DewDay welcomes gamers of all levels to experience a one-of-a-kind convention, created in partnership with Road to Sea Games and Mineski Gaming Cafe.

Thursday, March 14, 2019

The Greenhouse venue at Joy Nostalg Hotel & Suites Manila


Joy Nostalg Hotel & Suites Manila in Ortigas is introducing their new concept for events at The Roof Top of their hotel. The Greenhouse offers a private room that can cater to special events and celebration, they also have an alfresco dining and you can order salad, ala carte food, desserts and cocktail drinks that you can enjoy with your family, friends or clients.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Tips: how we finished shopping in 1 hour in Landers Super Crazy Sale 2019


Wow! We just finished our shopping in 1 hour at Landers Superstore for their Super Crazy Sale event, which started today March 13. At first I didn’t know that there’s a sale, Me and my wife were planning to go to Landers and invite Mama for a day of shopping, and then we learned via their FB page that the start of their super crazy sale is today.
Azrael Coladilla is the blogger and founder of Azrael's Merryland Blog. This blog started as a personal blog in 2003, and then converted the blog into a lifeblog about his interest and reporting about pop culture, lifestyle, entertainment, technology, food, travel, toys, outdoor adventure, internet and social media. Awarded as the 2009 Most Influential Blogger for Luzon, Philippines, awarded by the Philippine Blog Awards. He is the founder of several online communities - Manila Bloggers Network, Philippine Bloggers Network, Oh My Food! community, Cavite Bloggers, Travel and Blog Community, and Philippine ToyCon. Azrael's Merryland Blog is included in a list of top 50 Blogs in the Philippines , ranked 65th in Top 100 Blogs that Matter , 49 must read lifestyle blog in the Philippines. and rank 40th in 100 Top Philippine Blogs by Feedspot.
He loves to travel, explore, discover, eat new food, document and record his life, meet new people, do photography and collect Transformers toys.
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MY SCHEDULE

Feb 28 - Axe event in Makati
March 2-3 - out of town
March 9-10 - hotel staycation
March 16-17 - Batangas trip
March 20-24 - Batanes trip
March 25 - Azrael and Lace wedding anniversary
March 30-31 - hotel staycation
April 18-22 - Singapore trip
June 28-30 - Toycon 2019