Monday, October 31, 2011
Get to attend the Rio Carnival celebration live with a friend along with a tour of Sugar Loaf Mountain, Corcovado and Petropolis with Ipanema's Spoil Your Sole in Rio Raffle! The winner will also be given $1000 as pocket money for the trip.
Sunday, October 30, 2011
Share tips and win a free stay! There will be 5 winners of a 3N Stay in any of the Ascott, Citadines or Somerset serviced residence worldwide. Join the Ascott Ultimate Resident contest.
Saturday, October 29, 2011
Play Resorts World Manila's Prize Pop and get a chance to win gadgets, meal vouchers and a 3D2N Cruise for 2 aboard Superstar Virgo.
Friday, October 28, 2011
Thursday, October 27, 2011
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Fancy winning a 3D2N trip for 2 and stay at the Fuego Hotels - Pearl Farm Beach Resort in Davao or 7Stones Resort in Boracay? What if I told you that it's possible through a Spanish food trip? You have until the end of the month to enjoy the Flavors of Spain Tapas Festival. I just found out about this after enjoying some tapas at El Cirkulo Restaurant. I highly recommend the Gambas Al Ajillo! Read all about it here.
Monday, October 24, 2011
Sunday, October 23, 2011
Six bloggers will get the chance to join Lakbay Norte 3: Outdoor Adventure of the North through this contest! It will take you to Bulacan, Nueva Ecija, Cabanatuan, Tuguegarao, Kalinga, Pagudpud, Laoag, La Union, Baguio, Pangasinan, Tarlac, Subic and Pampanga plus some side trips in 9 days.
Saturday, October 22, 2011
I have already told you about the APX Fly For Free program with no deadline in a post last August, now there's more discounts that you should know about and consider in the calculation of fares before you book that flight with Airphil Express or choose an airline for that matter.
Friday, October 21, 2011
I was invited to be a part of the first ever Blogapalooza in Manila and I came as Girl Kuripot. I was on the hunt for new opportunities and to be a part of a new, old community. Old because it is actually made up of friends whom I've grown to love and appreciate especially this past year when I finally chose to be a blogger myself. New because there were more people there whom I don't really know yet and it made me present to how much I can still grow both in blogging and in creating relationships. I wanted to say that I'm more than Girl Kuripot and the reviews of the companies that caught my attention in that event rightfully belongs and is most appropriate to Manila Overload.
In the past, I admit that I had favored one blog over the other. Today, my heart belongs to everything I've created in the past year. I invite you to visit all of them, subscribe and start the conversations. It's all me and I do want to be at the source of all of them growing with love. All your comments are opportunities for conversations about what is important to us in life.
- Girl Kuripot, which is a community growing at such an unexpected pace
- Guiltless Getaways, which is where it all started and tells the story of my ordinary experiences made extraordinary and a world without borders
- Manila Overload, which is a personal take and reflections on my everyday experiences and adventures
I'm glad I went to Blogapalooza and I finally got what it takes to fully express myself. It's to love the life I've created as a whole and if blogging is what I chose as an avenue, everything else about my life is leaking out perfectly. =) If you don't hear from me here, I'm probably expressing myself on posts in Guiltless Getaways and Manila Overload.
Thursday, October 20, 2011
Not a lot of people know that the Taiwan Film Festival in Manila for this year 2011 is already happening this week. It starts tomorrow until Wednesday next week and you can view the schedules here. Entrance is still free.
Wednesday, October 19, 2011
Imagine all the people, Living for today... Imagine there's no countries, It isn't hard to do... Imagine all the people, Living life in peace ♪♫♪♫ The MTV Exit Live in Manila Concert is about freedom and our basic rights to live a life and love without borders, choose who we love, where we live, where we work and who to be friends and be families with.
Tuesday, October 18, 2011
After my interest for OPM music was flared up with the promotion of the OPM Fair 2011, I just found out that the Tunog Natin! 3 date had just been finalized! I thought I found out about the Tunog Natin! too late and it was going to take long before they organize this event again. It's a series of free OPM concerts in the metro hosted by Avida Land. You have 2 choices for this third leg - Fort or Fort! Just hit read more for the schedules and venues.
Monday, October 17, 2011
Had enough of expensive malls? Here's a treat for you if you're willing to dine at a Foodcourt or watch a movie in Starmall! It doesn't take much to win a trip for 2 to Bangkok or Hong Kong with this Buy & Fly Holiday Adventure promo!
Sunday, October 16, 2011
Aruba... Jamaica... Ooh I wanna take ya... Bermuda... Bahama... Come on, Pretty Mama! ♪♫♪♫ Let me take you back to your Best Get-Away Ever! You're actually not limited to one because this weekly Cocomo Clothing holiday treat will go on until the New Year!
Saturday, October 15, 2011
Have you read about this short post on My Love Affair with Parisian Macaroons? It's Joie de Vivre, French for The Joy of Living. The encounters we have with food that is not our own in Manila is a pleasure that is no longer hard to come by and I often associate them with a place or country even if I haven't been there yet. More often than not, it sets the tone to explore what's out there really and to look forward to that trip one day. For now, let me give you this (while I stare at my Pistachio Macaroons). Because it is through its customers that a restaurant continues to exist, here is a Bizu treat for 6 people to win a 3D2N luxurious vacation package in Batangas plus P10K worth of Bizu GCs!
Friday, October 14, 2011
This is a chance to win a 2N Stay in Fontana Hot Springs and Leisure Parks in Subic for 2 to 4 people, Muzikademy concert tickets for the barkada and a Dental First GC.
Thursday, October 13, 2011
A total of 19 Roundtrip Flight and Travel Packages are up for grabs from AirPhil Express comprising of 3 plane tickets each from Manila to the following locations: Singapore for 3 people (4 winners), Bacolod for 3 people (2 winners), Iloilo for 3 people (2 winners), Cebu for 3 people (2 winners), Busuanga for 3 people (2 winners), Cagayan de Oro for 3 people (2 winners), Davao with 3D2N Stay for 3 people (2 winners), Puerto Princesa with 3D2N Stay for 3 people (3 winners)!!! Is that enough or you want a condo worth P2.2 Million? Join the Yahoo! Purple Hunt Family Edition now!
Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Tuesday, October 11, 2011
Have a slice of Spain in the Philippines. The 10th Spanish Film Festival comes to Manila after Cine Europa 14 and the Korean Film Festival!
The Filipina Explorer is holding a My Favorite Destination in the Philippines contest for a successful first year!
Monday, October 10, 2011
Have you ever been to Mactan Island in Cebu? Here's a preview and you're sitting out there now in your mind.
Sunday, October 9, 2011
Splurge with a spoonful of sugar is the phrase in my head. What else will you do on a 4D3N Trip to Hong Kong with P10K pocket money?! Be streetwise and join promos, it WILL take you to places.
Saturday, October 8, 2011
I've always equated OPM with Original Pinoy Music. I remember singing "duets" with Filipino artists on the radio and on TV, mostly heart-breaking ones whenever nobody was listening. I remember the days when my head was full of Ana Feji, Agot Isidro, Bituin Escalante, Aiza Siguera, Carol Banawa, Roselle Nava, Jaya, Jessa Zaragoza, Ogie Alcasid, Louie Heredia, Jose Marie Chan, Lea Salonga, APO Hiking Society, Freestyle, Side A, South Border and many many more. I knew the songs and I was scared of being ridiculed as "baduy" and "senti" for some of my picks. Today, with the rush of foreign artists, can't-seem-to-follow-the-fast-rapping music and Justin Bieber-like talents, I long for the glory days of OPM in my head no longer afraid of what people might say. Kudos to the Organisasyon ng Pilipinong Mang-Aawit (also or probably the original OPM) for being visible in promoting OPM today by means of the internet and social media.
Friday, October 7, 2011
This is a double promotion. For all of you Girl Kuripot readers out there who belong to the following categories: travel enthusiasts, bargain-hunters, savers or kuripots, shopping addicts, credit card perks fanatic, bazaar-aholic or the curious, this one's for you - a very, very big Travel Sale. If you're a BPI cardholder, you're good to go. If you're not, a friend is giving away free tickets for you so read this post!
Confessions of a Paranoid Virgin Manila Commuter - Saving Tip # 5 - Protect Your Money Before Someone Takes It Away!
I am a new Manila commuter - fearful of crimes I hear on the news (or from my own friends) and a self-made paranoid when it comes to traveling in my own country. You may probably laugh if I tell you a contradiction - I choose to be a travel blogger. In my blog Guiltless Getaways, I choose to show the beauty of people and their cultures over the threats that people around me encounter every day. I want to be able to enjoy Manila and this entails immersing myself in everything, even commuting if I want to discover and feature the beautiful places in Manila that I find. At the back of my mind, I know that all I can do is hope that nothing bad happens to me and to take extra precautions to ensure it.
Wednesday, October 5, 2011
Remember Guyito of PDI (Philippine Daily Inquirer)? Now, there's Siloy. Exciting prizes await the winners because there's roundtrip Cebu Pacific tickets for 2 to any Philippine domestic route plus P10K cash for each of the grand prize winners for the 2 draws. There will also be 4 consolation winners of gadgets per draw!
Tuesday, October 4, 2011
There will be 3 winners of roundtrip Japan Airlines Tickets and Universal Studios Japan Studio Passes for 2 and 20 more winners of Canon, Sony, Sony Ericsson and Philips products for this Travel & Gadget Promo!
Sunday, October 2, 2011
Want to have a taste of the jet-setting celebrity lifestyle? The Good Times, Good Girls promo will take you and a female friend in that all-expense paid trip to Hong Kong, complete with airfare for 2, a 4D3N hotel accommodation and $1000 pocket money!
Here I was At the 45th Hong Kong Brands & Products Expo
out hunting for some food and souvenirs in the cold.
Hong Kong is definitely some place where you can wear what you want.
Buy a complete wardrobe, dress up, put your hair down and feel like a fashionista!
Saturday, October 1, 2011
Have you been to a festival in the Philippines or did you take a picture during a holiday held any time from July 9, 2011? You have until December 9 to do that and win in this Thunderbird Resorts: Express Your Art PhotoContest III themed "Fiestas"!
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