Author: Team Out of Town

The 10 BEST Filipino DessertsMany delicious Filipino desserts are enjoyed throughout the country. Desserts in various regions in the archipelago depends on what fruit or crop is abundant in the area. Some of the most popular include:Halo-Halo DessertHalo-haloHalo-halo is probably the most popular Filipino desserts you can find in any Filipino restaurant. The word Halo-halo translates to “mix-mix” in English. It is a dessert made with shaved ice mixed with various ingredients such as sweetened beans, fruits, jellies, and ice cream. It’s then topped with evaporated milk and sometimes a scoop of ube (purple yam) ice cream.The ingredients and toppings…

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Team Out of Town Blog Hub (Outoftownblog.com) – Exactly a year after the Tokyo Paralympic Games saw the participation of six Filipino Paralympians, the homegrown athletes continue to relish their achievements by striving to perfect their craft while enjoying the company of family. Cebu Pacific honors Philippine Paralympic Athletes.The Paralympic Games is an international multi-sport event for athletes with disabilities. The games intend to create a more inclusive world through Parasport and help Paralympians achieve sporting greatness. As an ultimate test that builds courage, determination, inspiration, and equality, Paralympians are considered champions when they step on the starting line. Recognizing the…

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You will love your road trip to the Czech Republic if you like history and castles. Depending on your days, you can add a few cities to your itineraries, such as Marianske Lazne or Pisek. Below, we will focus on four cities, with an itinerary starting in Prague, and moving west, before heading east and ending in Jindrichuv Hradec. Let’s start the engine. Road Trip in Czech Republic Prague This city is the most magical capital of Europe. It is no surprise that it holds the largest medieval castle in the world, which kings and emperors have called home at…

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Let North Dakota Sunflowers Brighten Your Day Yellow spread out as far as the eye could see. This isn’t a brick road, but North Dakota sunflowers following the sun as it heralds another glorious summer day. Think about it; the sunflower seeds you’ve been snacking on while driving may have come from the field you’re admiring. Did you know that North Dakota produces 762 billion pounds each year? That’s a lot of sunflower seeds and sunflower oil. North Dakota’s Sunflower BloomSunflowers help make August a colorful time in North Dakota. They appear as millions of individual suns spread out across…

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Team Out of Town Blog Hub (Outoftownblog.com) – Looking for the perfect location for any celebration? Everyone’s favorite island destination has been back in business this year, and more tourists are visiting. If you think you’ve seen it all on the island, Celebrity Couple Vin Abrenica & Sophie Albert, along with their daughter Avianna and Social Media Influencers Acushla Obusan and Annika Yanez, are about to surprise you. Microtel Boracay – Beach FrontPrivately situated in Diniwid Beach, North of Station 1, Vin, Sophie, Avianna, Acushla, and Annika enjoyed a private premium stay at an affordable price with Microtel Boracay. Microtel Boracay…

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Team Out of Town Blog Hub (Outoftownblog.com) – Annyeong, chingu– we’ve got some excellent news for you: finally, South Korea allows tourist travel again starting June 1! After years of just settling for k-dramas, k-pop playlists, samgyeopsal, and virtual concerts, you can now achieve your Hallyu dreams once again as South Korea resumes its processing service for all types of visas starting June 1, 2022. South Korea reopens to Filipino tourists in June photo via PixabayAccording to the notice posted by the Korean Embassy in the Philippines, this includes a tourist visa, which means we can start our travel goals again…

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PLDT Home Viu The Broken Marriage Vow Photo credits: Viu PhilippinesTeam Out of Town Blog Hub (Outoftownblog.com) – The log houses we all wish our parents own plus Baguio’s pine trees and gorgeous mountain views fill the backdrop of the emotional roller coaster hit drama series that is The Broken Marriage Vow. Almost every episode lands on the trending pages of social media platforms. The show has become so popular it’s now one of the top titles on streaming platform Viu, made cheaper and more accessible through a Viu Premium account powered by PLDT Home. The marriage of Dr. Jill Victorino…

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CAGAYAN DE ORO – The Department of Tourism (DOT) launched the Colors of Mindanao campaign on Monday (May 2) as it positions the Philippines’ second largest group of islands that is home to a great many diverse cultures, landscapes, and gastronomy. In a historical move, the DOT weaved the Colors of Mindanao in one banner, highlighting various inter- and intra-regional circuits under unique color themes corresponding to a tourism aspectThe campaign was spearheaded by Undersecretary for Mindanao Myra Paz Valderrosa-Abubakar and the regional directors of Zamboanga Peninsula, Northern Mindanao, CARAGA, the Davao region, and SOCCSKSARGEN—Mindanao’s five regions. In her opening…

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It’s important to put health as the top priority, especially after the start of the pandemic that tested our immune system. Apart from doing the basics such as exercising regularly and eating healthy foods, there are other ways we can boost our immune system with proper nutrition. Improve Your Family Health with these Nutrition Must-Haves!Aside from fruits and vegetables, we can get nutrition from supplements available in the commercial market like Abbott products. This trusted brand is known for providing high-quality and affordable products for the family. We’ve listed trusted Abbott products that’ll help ensure that your family is in…

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Team Out of Town Blog Hub (Outoftownblog.com) – Top-rated finance app PayMaya has evolved from an e-wallet to a powerhouse all-in-one money app called Maya. It’s everything and a bank – and it’s available for early access to users starting today. Maya combines the popular PayMaya e-wallet with new features like crypto, and an innovative digital banking experience powered by Maya Bank, to allow you to spend, save, grow, invest, and master your money — using your smartphone. Paymaya is now MayaMaya will make your money work harder for you than any other e-wallet or bank in the market. It is…

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Team Out of Town Blog Hub (Outoftownblog.com) – Have you ever wished for a job that would allow you to travel the world while earning a good living? Everyone enjoys traveling, but not everyone makes the most of this valuable resource. Discover a list of the best business ideas for you to turn your dreams into reality, run a thriving business, and make a good profit. Would you like to travel to different countries while also earning money? Many people will undoubtedly answer “Yes.” Even if you do not have an opportunity, a plan, or even money, everything else will be…

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Team Out of Town Blog Hub (Outoftownblog.com) – Driving is an ultimate life skill. If you can drive, you can go anywhere you want and completely avoid the hassle of commuting. It’s also the easiest way to travel! Driving can take you to places conveniently and safely, but you must first secure a driver’s license before getting to drive around. If you’ve been planning to get one, breeze through this updated guide and learn all the things you need to know when getting a driver’s license. How to Get A Driver’s License in the Philippines First things first. What’s a driver’s…

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Team Out of Town Blog Hub (Outoftownblog.com) – Before going on a trip you must always document yourself. You should know about the weather, routes, etc., whether to find the most important places to visit, search about the country’s customs, and research what you can (not) wear. Today we’re going to reveal eight things you shouldn’t pack if you’re traveling to the following countries. Some of the prohibitions/recommendations may seem somewhat unique, but we assure you that these recommendations do not come from our personal tastes, such as not wearing clothes of a particular color or packing your favorite wooden clogs.…

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Sun is out! Let the summer fun begins! But before anything else – basking in the sun, putting your mask off for a photo op with the squad, or binge-eating in your favorite restaurant – know that you must always take care of your skin wherever you go. Too much exposure to sunlight can cause skin damage and increase the risk of skin cancer. To fully enjoy the rest of the summer, here’s a brand Team Out of Town Blog trusts the most – Face Republic. Face Republic’s Summer Sun Care ProductsSince we can’t miss out on good deals on…

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Team Out of Town Blog Hub (Outoftownblog.com) – While COVID-19 is keeping folks around the world at home, let us give you a quick Kinosaki Onsen online tour. This time, it’s all about Central Toyooka, located just two train stops away from Kinosaki Onsen. When the time is right to travel again, we hope that you can consider exploring Kinosaki Onsen and visit some of the following spots showcasing Retro Architecture. Toyooka’s Retro Architecture Retro Buildings and Luxury Shopping While Kinosaki Onsen is without a doubt the crown jewel of Toyooka City, an abundance of hidden gems still widely undiscovered by…

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Team Out of Town Blog Hub (Outoftownblog.com) – Beauty may be in the eye of the beholder, but as our new normal continues to collectively influence our daily needs, values, and priorities, we see a few key trends rising above the rest. The past two years have altered the way we approach beauty – adopting more easygoing and holistic routines and putting more premium on skin as evident in buzzwords such as skinimalism and self-care dominating our socials. 3 Key Trends Filipino Beauty Consumers are Prioritizing this 2022We took a deep dive into the latest craze in the local beauty industry…

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Team Out of Town Blog Hub (Outoftownblog.com) – As technology gets better and better with each passing day, the need for simplification becomes important. Especially now that most people are staying at home, you want the best technological innovations available in the simplest way possible. After all, you don’t want to be bothered with wires, charging stations, and other clutter. There’s beauty in simplicity. Go Wireless With LG ToneFree EarbudsThis also holds true for earbuds. Going wireless gives you a lot of benefits that make life better and easier. How many times have you tried to get your earphones from your…

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Team Out of Town Blog Hub (Outoftownblog.com) – realme, the PH’s no. 1 smartphone brand for three consecutive quarters in 2021 (based on Canalys and IDC sell-in data Q1-Q3 2021), continues to expand its TechLife ecosystem by bringing its first partner brand DIZO to the Philippines this month. With its mission of encouraging its consumers to “Be Different”, DIZO aims to offer various tech products that complement every consumer’s individuality and becomes an extension of their unique personalities. This philosophy, a strong consumer demand, and a shared strategic vision are reasons why realme decided to include the up-and-coming brand within its TechLife ecosystem…

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Team Out of Town Blog Hub (Outoftownblog.com) – Getting ready for another round of shopping for your essentials and budols? Lucky for you, you can shop without breaking the bank during Shopee’s 2.2 Free Shipping Sale. Prepare for five exciting days of Free Shipping with P0 minimum spend, P1 Flash Deals, and 10% off vouchers daily, as you shop for your stay-at-home needs from January 30 Payday Sale until February 3. Shopee 2.2 Free Shipping SaleScore Free Shipping, Daily Midnight Sales, and Non-Stop Rush Hour Sales This 2.2 Free Shipping Sale, make the most of the sitewide Free Shipping vouchers with P0…

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Team Out of Town Blog Hub (Outoftownblog.com) – The Philippines will start to accept fully-vaccinated foreign leisure travelers from visa-free countries beginning February 10. Tourism Secretary Berna Romulo-Puyat made the announcement today January 28 (Friday) after the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) approved the proposal of the Department of Tourism (DOT). fully-vaxxed tourists from visa-free countries“We at the DOT are very thankful to our partners in the IATF-EID for approving our proposal to allow the entry of foreign leisure travelers. The Department sees this as a welcome development that will contribute significantly to job restoration, primarily…

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Team Out of Town Blog Hub (Outoftownblog.com) – And yet, it’s like the same thing all over again but with different quirks. Upon us is a new wave of COVID-19 cases and this specific Omicron variant is even more contagious. The headlines and posts show how dire the situation is. How can we shield our family members and loved ones from this burgeoning threat that has already breached our inner circles? 1. Take extra precaution when outdoors. Ultimate Protection BundleSometimes, the obvious needs to be re-stated. Although staying indoors is ideal in this situation, there are some instances when it’s just not…

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Team Out of Town Blog Hub (Outoftownblog.com) –  The recognition of Philippine hotels and cities by the 2022 Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Tourism Standards Awards is a reflection of the commitment of the industry to maintain the highest standards of tourism despite the pandemic, Tourism Secretary Berna Romulo-Puyat said today Tuesday (Jan. 18). ASEAN Tourism Forum 2022This recognition of our local cities, and hotels and MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Convention and Exhibition) venues not only serves as a testament to the Philippines’ commitment to uphold the best tourism standards, it also mirrors the strong Bayanihan spirit we have exhibited to overcome…

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Team Out of Town Blog Hub (Outoftownblog.com) – The surge in the number of Covid positive infected people following the recent holiday gatherings has once again turned our focus back to a healthy lifestyle and well-being. Nearing its 3rd year of existence and with the new Omicron variant being rampant, it just shows that this pandemic is still far from being over. Immuno Cell RenewalKeep in mind that one of the many ways to limit the spread of any virus in your body is by taking good care of one’s self. Your immune system plays a big role in fighting against COVID…

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Team Out of Town Blog Hub (Outoftownblog.com) – Cebu Pacific, the Philippines’ leading airline, steps up its efforts to protect everyJuan amidst the COVID-19 surge through the rollout of booster vaccination for its employees. The CEB/JG Covid Protect Booster Vaccination Program is open to all employees regardless of the source of the primary series, whether from the office or other external sources. CEB Booster PilotOn January 11, 2022, CEB administered 200 employees through the booster vaccination program of the Gokongwei Group’s COVID Protect. The program will run for several days with 200 employees boosted per day. CEB and its subsidiaries were…

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Team Out of Town Blog Hub (Outoftownblog.com) – Rejoicing fans everywhere recently celebrated the magic of The Boy Who Lived when the famous book and film series celebrated its twentieth anniversary. Let’s face it: a part of us will always wish we too had received an acceptance letter to attend the world’s most famous school of wizardry. So while we can’t go secretly dashing into a hidden platform at London’s King Cross, here are some magical Airbnb stays from around the world that will transform your fantasies to life! A Magical World of Wizards and Witches in Tagaytay, Philippines A Magical…

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Cebu Pacific is managing the impact of COVID-19 on its workforce after receiving an unprecedented level of employees who are either sick or under home quarantine. Despite best efforts, the current situation has resulted in necessary reductions in scheduled flights. Cebu Pacific Flexible OptionsFlight delays and on-the-spot cancellations remain a possibility given the uncertainty of the situation. As such, CEB is encouraging passengers traveling for non-essential purposes from January 8 to 15 to take any of the following flexible options through the Manage Booking portal on the Cebu Pacific website (http://bit.ly/CEBmanageflight): Rebook Rebook for travel within 60 days at no…

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Whether it’s a simple gathering, birthdays, or the holiday season, you can never go wrong with serving Lumpiang Shanghai or the Filipino Spring Rolls. This dish is always the star in any occasion and a must-serve in Filipino gatherings. With its flavorful bite-size and crunchiness matched with sweet and sour sauce, Lumpiang Shanghai is undoubtedly addictive. In addition, it can work as an appetizer and serve any time of the day from breakfast to dinner and can be prepared and stored in the freezer for quick meal cooking. Lumpiang Shanghai Recipe photo via PixabayThere are many ready to cook Lumpiang…

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Team Out of Town Blog Hub (Outoftownblog.com)  – During the colder months in Kinosaki Onsen, the clip-clop of geta (wooden clogs) mingles with the soft crunch of fresh snow as wintertime visitors brave the chilly breeze on their way to one of Kinosaki’s Seven Mystic Hot Springs. As the first dusting of powdery snow floats down onto the willow-lined streets of Kinosaki, the hot spring town sheds its vibrant greenery for frosty tree branches and snow-capped mountain views. Winter in Kinosaki OnsenA leisurely walk through Kinosaki’s snowy town center presents travelers with scenery and activities unique to a Japanese hot spring…

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Team Out of Town Blog Hub (Outoftownblog.com)  – The Department of Tourism (DOT)has suspended the accreditation of a Makati hotel and revoked its permit as a Multiple-Use Hotel for its failure to stop a guest from breaking quarantine rules, leaving the premises to party, and only to return a few days later to test positive for Covid-19. Berjaya Hotel Makati was also fined equivalent to twice the rack rate of its most expensive room. The Department’s Tourism Regulation, Coordination, and Resource Generation approved the penalties recommended by the DOT- National Capital Region. Makati Hotel in Poblacion Girl fiascoThe case stemmed from the…

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Team Out of Town Blog Hub (Outoftownblog.com)  – One of the best options in a lunch menu is the savory adobong manok. “Adobo” came from the Spanish word “adobar” meaning “marinade,” but the ingredients for adobo already existed before the Spanish occupation. Our pre-colonial ancestors used salt and vinegar to preserve food since there was no refrigerator or advanced technology such as the use of artificial preservatives back then. Through trading with the Chinese, we discovered soy sauce as a delicious ingredient in preparing food and as a replacement for salt to prolong the shelf life of cooked meats. Filipino Chicken…

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Team Out of Town Blog Hub (Outoftownblog.com)  – A Filipino feast will not be complete without Kalderetang Baka on the buffet spread. Caldereta’s name is derived from the Spanish word caldera meaning cauldron. Kalderetang Baka or Beef caldereta is a popular beef stew dish from the Philippines. The fatty beef meat is stewed with tomato sauce, carrots, potato, liver paste, and spices. Beef Caldereta Recipe photo via PixabayIf you are looking for the best part of beef to use for caldereta, we highly recommend chuck beef. This part becomes tender and juicy as you slowly cook it in water. You may…

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Team Out of Town Blog Hub (Outoftownblog.com) –  Have you listed your new year’s resolutions yet? A new year brings chances for us to ditch old habits and replace them with better ones. If you’ve gotten all caught up with the holiday rush and haven’t had the time to map out your goals for next year, don’t worry. 2022 New Year’s ResolutionsYou’ve still got a few more days to plan before we officially welcome 2022! Get started with the doable goals below. We’ve also got discounted items to help you stick to your resolutions at Shopee’s first sale of the year,…

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Team Out of Town Blog Hub (Outoftownblog.com) – New Agoda data and insight shows that traveler preferences for New Year’s Eve–beach and rural destinations–are proving more popular than in previous years.  Famous cities remain hot and popular destinations, but the travel trend to truly get away and escape continues to dominate the post-pandemic travel recovery. Agoda New Years Eve DestinationsWhile Asia-wide, capital cities dominate each market’s top destinations for New Year’s Eve, including the return of Bangkok to Thailand’s number one spot, world-class beach destinations like Goa (India), Bali (Indonesia), Cebu (Philippines), Pattaya (Thailand), Jeju Island (South Korea), and Penang (Malaysia)…

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Team Out of Town Blog Hub (Outoftownblog.com) –  As a top eco-luxury destination and a pioneer in green weddings & events, The Farm at San Benito has created a perfect place to hold safe events. With the utmost care, responsibility, and creativity of everyone at The Farm, guests are ensured of lasting memories of celebrations and intimate gatherings. La Belle Fete Weddings and Events at The FarmLocated in Lipa, Batangas, The Farm’s safe haven and healing environment use a multi-modal approach against COVID-19 to protect guests and employees at all times. It has set up its onsite COVID testing center (RT-PCR…

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Team Out of Town Blog Hub (Outoftownblog.com) – Christmas or not, it is now a great idea to invest in smart home gadgets and energy-saving devices. The cost of everything is skyrocketing, from groceries and gas to monthly energy bills – which is why acting now to save energy is a must. To give you an idea on what to buy this 12.12 Big Christmas Sale, Firefly Electric and Lighting Corporation is holding a sale on Shopee where you can get up to 45% off their bestselling items. Firefly Products on 12.12 Big Christmas SaleHere are their bestsellers and why you…

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TEA’s the month for an exciting celebration as all Serenitea drinks will be 12% OFF from November 6 to December 12 only. Serenitea will also have a Buy 1 Get 1 Promo on December 12 only, featuring their bestsellers – the Okinawa and Traditional Milk Tea. Serenitea Promo with ShopeeThis year, Shopee collaborates with Serenitea for exclusive promos for Shopee users only during the 12.12 Big Christmas Sale. You also get to enjoy Shopee co-branded cups when you purchase at Serenitea. Serenitea for exclusive promos for Shopee usersSo, if you’re craving for some refreshing milk tea, just make sure to…

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Team Out of Town Blog Hub (Outoftownblog.com) – When you don’t know how much it will cost to hire professional movers and packers, you won’t plan your moving budget accordingly. As a result, you don’t know if the savings you’ve accumulated will be enough to cover the costs of moving. You cannot concentrate on the many moving tasks ahead of you because you have too many unanswered questions. How much money would it cost to hire the best movers in Dubai? Are there any cheap movers in Dubai? Depending on where you’re moving, you’ll either need a local or an intercity…

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Team Out of Town Blog Hub (Outoftownblog.com) – Someone once said that having a Twitter account is like talking to yourself, hoping someone will join in. Not everyone is lucky to have a following on Twitter. Even many brands have difficulty finding a corner of Twitter to convey their messages to the right audience. Beverage giant Pepsi is one of the most talked-about brands on social media, specifically Twitter, and is the most hyped in the beverage/drink category. In 2020, Pepsi was the only non-tech brand in the Top 10 of the Most Tweeted Brands for the year, alongside brands such as…

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Team Out of Town Blog Hub (Outoftownblog.com) –  The most beautiful time of the year is quickly approaching, and with several destinations across the country welcoming Filipino travelers once again — ‘tis indeed the season to be jolly! Whether you’re simply craving a weekend away cozying up with loved ones, a classic Christmas vacation filled with family traditions, or a festive yuletide getaway, you’ll indeed find a home away from home on Airbnb that suits your style and travel needs. To get you started, here are 12 amazing Airbnb Stays for the holidays: Serene nature retreats for some much-deserved R&R Alhibe…

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Team Out of Town Blog Hub (outoftownblog.com) – It’s the most wonderful time of the year but we all know that the holidays can also be one of the busiest and most stressful seasons. From attending virtual catch-up parties and shopping for your gift lists to managing your end-of-year workload, stress from a jam-packed calendar can show on your skin. So don’t forget to take a breather and dedicate a few minutes of your day to pamper yourself. Here’s a rundown of our top skin care picks that you can get on sale this coming 11.11 Big Christmas Sale, so you…

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Driving is one of the best life skills you could ever learn. When you know how to drive, you can travel to different places conveniently. In Singapore, although they have subways and bus transports, it’s generally a great city to drive in. If you’re planning to get a driver’s license once you move to Singapore, here’s a comprehensive guide for you. Whether you’re a first-time driver or you already have an existing driver’s license from your origin, let this guide you in how to get a driver’s license in SG! How to Get a Driving License in Singapore For first-time…

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It’s already been almost two (2) years since the COVID-19 pandemic broke out in March 2020. A lot of things happened, and a lot of things have changed. Now that things are slowly going back to normal or, should I say, the “New Normal,” there’s one thing that would most likely remain as part of our daily lives, face masks. SOOM LAB Stylish Korean Face MaskThe whole world was suddenly mandated to wear face masks as protection from the COVID-19 virus, but the truth is, we need face masks for a more life-threatening reason. The air pollution is only getting…

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Team Out of Town Blog Hub (outoftownblog.com) – Today, the Philippines may not be included in the top tourist destinations every freelance writer has in mind. However, this country is a great place for freelance writers who want to work in an incredible beach atmosphere. There are no crowds of tourists and no high prices, making this country an excellent choice for freelancers and digital nomads. The Philippines welcomes everyone to their place, and the friendliness of locals is known throughout the world. Top Destinations for Freelance Writers by Element5 Digital via UnsplashWhat inspiring location should freelance writers choose? This country…

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Team Out of Town Blog Hub (www.outoftownblog.com) – Starting November 1, domestic tourists in the Philippines can have anti-Covid swab tests for free. This was announced by the Department of Tourism (DOT) as it rolled out a new phase of its financial subsidy, through the Tourism Promotions Board (TPB), to boost its domestic tourism recovery program. Under the subsidy, a total of 350 applicants per day will be granted free RT-PCR (Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction) tests at the Philippine Children’s Medical Center (PCMC) starting Monday. Free swab tests for domestic tourists starting November 1 by Mufid Majnun via UnsplashMany of the…

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Team Out of Town Blog Hub (www.outoftownblog.com) – The small Balearic outcrop is fast changing its position as one of the world’s prominent electronic music stages, into an extended social strategy that combines food and drink as the new template. As Ibiza’s gastronomic scene continues to evolve as a global food destination international visitors seek out its surmountable sustenance locales in search of a memorable moment. Leading the change is a new face on the island, pepita Ibiza. Forging fresh ground with their latest concept, Co-Creators Paola De Gregorio and Dave Bone present ‘The Art Of Dining’ which merges Food, Art…

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Team Out of Town Blog Hub (www.outoftownblog.com) – Most of you reading this article, admit it, the weekend probably comes to mind when doing laundry, right? For those who are obsessed with keeping everything clean, from the comforting feeling of changing their bedsheet and towels weekly, that irresistible scent while hanging them — we’re pretty sure that we all have this trusted detergent brand that effectively gets rid of the stain effortlessly. Be it during a rainy day that makes it impossible to dry our clothes, there’s this reliable laundry detergent we end up using – Surf Laundry Combo (Detergent+Fabcon). Let…

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Team Out of Town Blog Hub (www.outoftownblog.com) – Enjoying your best life is all about making smart, pivotal moves. Whether it’s as major as moving out of the city for a simpler and more balanced life, or as simple as committing to a skincare routine to improve your looks or switching to a faster mobile network to achieve more – your every smart move you leads you closer to your goal and makes life more meaningful and fulfilling. Celebs share their Smart moves in lifeTo give everyone a dose of inspiration, we asked celebrities about what they consider as their smart…

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Team Out of Town Blog Hub (www.outoftownblog.com) – No matter how ordinary our lives seem to be, we are the heroines in our own stories. Such is the inspiring narrative written in many K-dramas and perhaps is one of the many reasons for the genre’s enduring popularity. Whether intellectually or emotionally, no matter the age, K-drama fans relate so well with these fierce femmes on their favorite shows. With PLDT Home and Viu, Filipino Hallyu fans can connect more with their fave K-drama heroines with no interruptions. PLDT Home offers unlimited access to the best K-drama series and films for a…

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Team Out of Town Blog Hub (www.outoftownblog.com) – Mobile users are in a treat because you can now switch to other networks without changing your numbers. You can still use your existing phone number starting September 30, thanks to the Mobile Number Portability law. How to Switch Mobile Network without changing mobile numberIf you want to switch to a different network, don’t worry; changing network providers is free. This is because of compliance with the Republic Act 11202 or the Mobile Number Portability Act, Mobile Number Portability (MNP) that gives mobile phone users the freedom to choose their telco service provider…

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Team Out of Town Blog Hub (www.outoftownblog.com) – As the official broadband partner of Miss Universe Philippines (MUP) 2021, PLDT Home reignites its commitment in powering young Filipina queens on their quest to become an inspiration to the world. The country’s leading telecommunications and digital services provider joins millions of Filipinos online this September 30 (Thursday), as 28 Miss Universe Philippines candidates get together at the Henann Resort Alona Beach, Bohol for the Grand Coronation night. What to expect: A showcase of beauty, talent, and heart that will altogether define what it means to be a #StrongerQueenWithin! PLDT Home powers Miss…

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Team Out of Town Blog Hub (www.outoftownblog.com) –  Do you think you have what it takes to be the next big online content creator from the Philippines? It’s time to show everything you’ve got as leading mobile services provider Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) has teamed up with YouTube for NextUp, a search and training program for the next generation of Filipino content creators! Be among the 12 Filipino content creators who will be given a chance to participate in an online creator camp that brings together NextUp alumni, production mentors, and current YouTube content creators to impart valuable tips, the latest…

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More and more countries are opening their economy and tourism industry by rolling out a vaccine passport. Now that vaccination rates have gone up, huge crowds started filling outdoor venues and face-to-face classes have also begun. As we all know, a swab test is expensive and time-consuming. With the help of a vaccine passport, this will help flyers and business travelers to ease requirements and smoothen passport arrival. Here is the list of some of our favorite destinations in the Philippines that are now accepting fully vaccinated individuals (without presenting negative swab test results) but are subject to change depending…

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Team Out of Town Blog Hub (www.outoftownblog.com) –  Fully vaccinated individuals could now travel with AirAsiaPH using their upcoming digital app. Last August, in an online briefing, AirAsia Philippines spokesman Steve Dailisan said that their digital vaccine passport is currently on a trial period. With the latest AirAsia website post, guests are advised to check government restrictions and regulations and their registered e-mail upon booking for timely notifications from AirAsia. By following these requirements, will ensure you that flights proceed as scheduled. AirAsia PH to roll out digital vaccine passportNow that NCR is placed in GCQ Alert Level 4 effective September…

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Team Out of Town Blog Hub (www.outoftownblog.com) – Department of Tourism (DOT) Secretary Berna Romulo-Puyat on Wednesday (September 15) announced the reopening of Rizal Park and three sites in Intramuros namely Fort Santiago, Baluarte de San Diego, and Plaza San Luis under limited capacity and shortened operating hours. Starting on September 16 (Thursday), Rizal Park will be open from 5:00AM to 9:00AM with a maximum capacity of 500 visitors at any given time. Park-goers are advised to download the StaySafe app for faster entry into the park premises, although manual contact tracing forms will still be available at entrances for those…

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Team Out of Town Blog Hub (www.outoftownblog.com) – Face mask, check. Face shield, check. Hand sanitizer, check. A mental checklist takes place each time one leaves the comforts of home. Relatable? COVID-19 is still out there, and with all these variants, the fight is far from over. The regard for increased effectiveness and reliability of safety products is certainly called for. Mondial Direct, a new arm under Mondial Medical Technologies, a distributor of quality and cost-efficient medical equipment & supplies, sees this exact need. Max Protect BundleMondial Direct presents a collection of products especially for personal protection against the still looming COVID-19.…

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