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August 23, 2017

Althea Korea First Exclusive Product Range: Althea Petal Velvet Powder

Althea, the leading online store for all k-beauty needs, finally comes out with its very own product line.

With all the famous Korean makeup brands that Althea is carrying, it is only fitting that Althea also comes out with their own product range.

Leading Althea's product line is Althea Petal Velvet Powder- a fragrant translucent loose powder that sets your makeup to a silky and radiant finish.

Infused with oil from Althea seeds, this powder works great to keep sebum production at bay without drying out the skin.  It promises to keep makeup looking great, and the face shine-free all day long.

Few weeks ago, I received a package from Althealand consisting of their first exclusive product-
the Althea Petal Velvet Powder.

Price: Php210.00
Weight: 3g
Type: loose powder
Where to buy: Althea website

It came in a cute pink box with matching flower petals with sweet powdery scent.


August 22, 2017

All New Jimm's Cafe Clara with El Maca Extract Instant Coffee Mix Review

Goldshine Pharmaceuticals Inc., the makers of Jimm's Herbal Coffee Mix, comes out with yet another drink that will surely make your daily cup of coffee extra special. Earlier this month, I received a box of the all new Jimm's Cafe Clara with El Maca extract to try. I am not much into instant coffee mixes, but I've always liked Jimm's coffee. It's a nice drink for those who want sweet and creamy coffee without the bitter taste.


August 17, 2017

Roadster Roasters- Get #FueledByMeat at the TV5 Launchpad Bldg Mandaluyong

Are you fueled by meat? There's a new spot in town for carnivore foodies to satisfy their meat cravings. 

Roadster Roasters is this new restaurant located at the TV5 Launchpad Bldg. in Mandaluyong.


We dropped by for a very late lunch one Saturday afternoon, to sample some of Roadster's signature roasts and dishes. The place wasn't hard to find, but parking was a bit of a problem. A parking lot is currently in the works to cater to dining customers in the area soon.

Roadster Roasters is a haven for meat-lovers. Their specialties include a 12-hour slow-cooked beef, 4-hr roasted pork barbecue ribs, and a crackling brick oven-roasted pork belly.

GoldShine Pharmaceuticals Launches All New Coffee- Jimm's Cafe Clara Coffee Mix

From the company that brought one of the leading coffee mixes in the country, GoldShine Pharmaceuticals has once again formulated a coffee mix that will surely capture the hearts of Filipinos. 

After Jimm's several years of success for its 3in1, 5in1, 7in1 coffee mixes, GPI finally launches their newest product called Cafe Clara.


Cafe Clara is a coffee mix enriched with maca extract which is known to be highly nutritious and a great source for vitamins and minerals. Maca is also said to be a good source of carbs and protein, is low in fat, and contains a fair amount of fiber.

What really makes Cafe Clara unique is its maca benefits that aids in physical endurance and improves sexual and fertility functions.

Check out the latest TVC for Cafe Clara below:

5 Reasons to Visit and Stay at the Queen City of the South- Cebu City, Philippines

When traveling to the Philippines, one of the cities that is visited most by tourists around the world is the vibrant city of Cebu. Hailed as the "Queen City of the South", this city has been featured in some magazines all over the world because of the many things it offers. From its food, culture, people, and majestic destinations, it is no wonder that in 2015, it was recognized as the Most Livable City in Asia.

Cebu City has so much to offer, and if you want to know why, here are five reasons why you need to visit and stay in this city.

1. Delicious food everywhere.

August 16, 2017

Taiwan Excellence Joins SIP Showcasing Products for a Tech-Savvy Home

Techies are all about the next best thing. Immersed in a world of connectivity and innovation, using computers and gadgets, they pride themselves on being up-to-date and informed. If a person’s home is a large canvass for his personality, it shows the space he inhabits is ruled by reinvention and evolution. 

But with all the options available, how do you choose which products are the best out there? 

Taiwan External Trade Development Council’s (TAITRA) Taiwan Excellence campaign has you covered. With its seal of excellence - a mark accorded to only the highest quality brands and products, TAITRA has done the work of sifting and choosing what’s available from Taiwan for you.  

Below are some of the best of the best products available to help you turn your home into a tech wizard’s abode. These products will also be featured during the Systems Integration Philippines (SIP), the country’s largest and longest running trade show for technologies, from August 17-18 in the World Trade Center. 

An Awesome Gaming Experience


August 9, 2017

Bonchon K-Tastic Korean Adventure in Manila- New and Improved Bonchon Favorites

It has been 7 years since Bonchon introduced the Korean fried chicken in the Philippines. Still, it continues to come up with new and exciting dishes that take every Filipino to a k-tastic Korean experience. 

Last week, I set off to a gastronomic Korean adventure at Bonchon's Ayala Malls The 30th branch in Pasig.

With a suitcase, sunglasses, chopsticks and a checklist in tow, I got ready for a k-tastic day like no other.


Touchdown, Bonchon.

First thing I noticed was that Bonchon revamped its interiors into a modern barn setting with that Western meets Asian vibe. Lighting in stores were also improved to perfectly capture those Instagram-worthy Bonchon k-tastic moments.


August 7, 2017

Shitamachi Tendon Akimitsu Ayala Malls The 30th- Up to 50% Discount via Eatigo

I've written all about Eatigo on my previous post and the top 10 reasons why every foodie needs it on their mobile phones. Now, let me share my first experience in using the app and how we saved almost Php1000 at one of their partner establishments Shitamachi Tendon Akimitsu in Ayala Malls The 30th.


We've always wanted to visit the new Ayala Malls The 30th in Pasig, and finally, we found another good reason to visit the newly-built mall.

Shitamachi Tendon Akimitsu is a franchise from Akasuka, Tokyo (home to the best and authentic tempura in Japan) which specializes in tendon (tempura donburi) or tempura rice bowl.


Tendon Akimitsu was brought by the same group behind Ramen Nagi, which on the other hand  , specializes on ramen.

The two restaurant concepts stand beside each other and shares a common dining area. Cross-ordering between Ramen Nagi and Tendon Akimitsu is allowed, so that customers can enjoy the best of both worlds.

Since we made reservations at Shitamachi Tendon Akimitsu via the Eatigo app, cross-ordering was still allowed, but items ordered from Ramen Nagi won't be included in the discount.

I booked for the 3:00pm time slot with a corresponding 50% discount on our total bill.


August 6, 2017

Eatigo- Dining Deals and Online Restaurant Reservation for your "App"etite

Hey guys! Have you heard about the good news yet? The leading restaurant reservation portal in Thailand and Singapore that offers amazing dining deals and discounts, has finally landed in the Philippines! Foodies of Manila unite, as Eatigo is here to provide incredible discounts of up to 50% at your favorite restaurants around the metro.


For people like me who loves to eat out a lot, but still wants value for money, Eatigo is the best "app" to download on your mobile phones now. This is also for those who are always on the lookout for the latest deals, promos and restaurant discounts around.

Here are the top 10 reasons why you should download the Eatigo App right now:

1. Eatigo is Completely FREE and Non-Exclusive