Iligan City | Best Homegrown Food & Places to Eat

Iligan City’s food options has entirely ballooned with food establishments sprouting and making a name for themselves for serving delectable food choices for Iliganons, and tourists alike. Homegrown food choices are grown or developed in a local area, and without a doubt Iligan City has a handful of food, and food establishments worth mentioning. Who would have known that a city known for its waterfalls can bring so much more in the food scene and not just for its outdoors. Continue reading Iligan City | Best Homegrown Food & Places to Eat

Smart Launches Starmobile 4.5-inch PLAY Click Smartphone Kit

Unrivaled mobile services provider Smart Communications has partnered with trusted Filipino smartphone brand to introduce the country’s most value-packed big screen Android phone, the Starmobile PLAY Click.

At P1,288, the Starmobile PLAY Click delivers a full experience as a dual-SIM Android 5.1 Lollipop  smartphone with a 4.5-inch touch screen that is bigger and brighter than other entry-level offerings in the “With this partnership, Smart bolsters its thrust to bring the smartphone in the hands of every Filipino by offering feature-rich handsets at a very affordable price,” said Katrina Luna-Abelarde, First Vice President and Smart Wireless Consumer Operations Head. “This is our way of breaking the barriers for many of our fellowmen to enjoying a much richer mobile digital experience.”

“While we are already very proud of what the PLAY Click can do, we wanted to sweeten the deal even further for our customers,” said Michael Chen, Starmobile Product Development Head. “This partnership with Smart further adds value to the already value-packed PLAY Click.”

Powered by Smart’s largest mobile network, the Starmobile PLAY Click’s large screen is a joy to use with today’s top mobile games, such Clash Royale and Clash of Clans, and for binge-watching your viral videos on YouTube and blockbuster movies on iflix – aside from sharing and browsing photos on popular social media apps.

What’s more, PLAY Click comes with one Smart Prepaid SIM with FREE 1 YEAR DATA. Subscribers will receive 100MB/month, so they can enjoy Facebook, Viber, Instagram, and other apps right out of the box.

And with an accumulated P100 load every month, users can also enjoy load rewards of up to P30/month for 12 months. It also comes with a FREE TNT SIM. The Starmobile PLAY Click will be available in Smart and Starmobile concept stores and kiosks nationwide and on the Smart Online Store at smart.com.ph/store beginning June 17, 2016. To avail of Starmobile Play Click at P1,288, you will need to purchase it with a P100 Smart Prepaid load card.

A regular open-line version is also available in Starmobile concept stores and kiosks for only P2,690.

Check out Smart’s latest offer at www.smart.com.ph/prepaid or follow its official accounts on Facebook (facebook.com/SmartCommunications), Twitter and Instagram (@LiveSmart). Learn more about the Starmobile PLAY Click, visit www.smart.com.ph/smartphonekit. Order now via Smart Online Store: smrt.ph/starmobileplayclick

Smart Launches Starmobile 4.5-inch PLAY Click Smartphone Kit

Unrivaled mobile services provider Smart Communications has partnered with trusted Filipino smartphone brand to introduce the country’s most value-packed big screen Android phone, the Starmobile PLAY Click.

Starmobile PLAY Click delivers a full experience with:

  • Dual-SIM Android (micro + Regular)
  • 5.1 Lollipop  smartphone
  • 4.5-inch FWVGA touch screen
  • 4GB ROM + 512 MB RAM
  • 32GB micro SD Max Expansion
  • 5MP with flas Rear Camera + 2MP Front Camera
  • 1650mAh Li-Ion
  • Cheaper priced at P1,288 for Smart network locked unit

“With this partnership, Smart bolsters its thrust to bring the smartphone in the hands of every Filipino by offering feature-rich handsets at a very affordable price,” said Katrina Luna-Abelarde, First Vice President and Smart Wireless Consumer Operations Head. “This is our way of breaking the barriers for many of our fellowmen to enjoying a much richer mobile digital experience.”

Powered by Smart’s largest mobile network, the Starmobile PLAY Click’s large screen is a joy to use with today’s top mobile games, such Clash Royale and Clash of Clans, and for binge-watching your viral videos on YouTube and blockbuster movies on iflix – aside from sharing and browsing photos on popular social media apps.

What’s more, PLAY Click comes with one Smart Prepaid SIM with FREE 1 YEAR DATA. Subscribers will receive 100MB/month, so they can enjoy Facebook, Viber, Instagram, and other apps right out of the box.

And with an accumulated P100 load every month, users can also enjoy load rewards of up to P30/month for 12 months. It also comes with a FREE TNT SIM. The Starmobile PLAY Click will be available in Smart and Starmobile concept stores and kiosks nationwide and on the Smart Online Store at smart.com.ph/store beginning June 17, 2016. To avail of Starmobile Play Click at P1,288, you will need to purchase it with a P100 Smart Prepaid load card.

A regular open-line version is also available in Starmobile concept stores and kiosks for only P2,690.

Check out Smart’s latest offer at www.smart.com.ph/prepaid or follow its official accounts on Facebook (facebook.com/SmartCommunications), Twitter and Instagram (@LiveSmart). Learn more about the Starmobile PLAY Click, visit www.smart.com.ph/smartphonekit. Order now via Smart Online Store: smrt.ph/starmobileplayclick

Travel Gear | Smart Bro 4G Pocket WIFI Unboxing & Review

The nationwide launching of the #SMARTBro888 at Cagayan de Oro was an energy-filled event. Smart Bro 4G Pocket WIFI is a new promo for the prepaid Smart Bro 4G Pocket WIFI. Some areas in the Philippines still do not have LTE connection but with updated services, 4G connection is now available in most places! Continue reading Travel Gear | Smart Bro 4G Pocket WIFI Unboxing & Review

VIETNAM | Cheap Accommodations at Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City formerly named and still also referred to as Saigon is the largest city in Vietnam. Its rich history, and colourful culture makes it one of South East Asia’s travel destinations for backpackers, and travelers. Here is a helpful list of cheap accommodations in Ho Chi Minh if you plan to visit Ho Chi Minh.

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Vietnam Visa Requirements and How to Get Visa for Vietnam

Here is helpful step-by-step guide for Filipinos and/or other nationalities traveling to Vietnam — and how to get a Vietnam Visa, if you need one. You need to check if your country requires a visa from the local Vietnam embassy in your country, or Google it online. This is a helpful read if you need a Vietnam visa – unless you’re a nationality of a country that has Vietnam visa exemption. Continue reading Vietnam Visa Requirements and How to Get Visa for Vietnam

CEBU CITY | Cheap & Budget Friendly Places to Stay in Cebu

 

Frequently traveling to Cebu City with friends, or with/for family, I don’t mind scouring the city for cheap places to stay especially when budget requires it. Here are some cheap and budget-friendly to reasonably priced accommodations and places to stay in Cebu City. Since “budget travel” is relative to the kind of traveler you are, here is a healthy list of accommodations with reasonable rates for your comfort. Continue reading CEBU CITY | Cheap & Budget Friendly Places to Stay in Cebu

Iligan City | Homestay Ilihan

Homestay Ilihan is the newest accommodation to open in Iligan City. It is one of the most recommended places to stay, and accommodation in Iligan. Ilihan is the Higaonon term for Iligan, and the newest accommodation in Iligan City sports its tribal roots with pride. It allows visitors to rent rooms ideal for families, and for visitors planning to have a longer stay. The group of “apartments” is own by Iliganon family and located in one of the quiet and peaceful community in Iligan.

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Oslob Cebu Budget-Friendly Accommodations

Oslob has now become a tourist destination at South Cebu. Locals, and foreigners flood Oslob for the whale watching activity, cultural tours, and outdoor tourist destinations. You can easily travel from Cebu City to Oslob but it would be great that you stay if you plan to experience everything it has to offer. We researched for cheap Oslob accommodations before our travel dates.

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10 Essential Travel Apps I Never Travel Without

We travel to enjoy ourselves and take it easy, but the process of getting from one place to another can sometimes be stressful enough to take all the fun out of an adventure. Luckily, smartphones are here to rescue us! Along with it are travel apps that helps us navigate and organize our trip. Long gone are the days of purchasing travel guides and hiring pricey travel agents; you can book your flights, accommodations and excursions all on one website. Some enterprising travel aficionados have taken it a step further and created smartphone apps to streamline our lives so we can let go and relax!

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