Ever since I started venturing into the outdoors more than two decades ago, Columbia Sportswear has been a reliable companion. It’s a trusted brand among mountaineers. Personally if I can grab a few apparels from them, I would. It’s not cheap but you get what you pay for. Quality and technology that can last for years. I remember having my first Columbia convertible pants and it lasted for at least five years. Definitely “Tested Tough”. Columbia Sportswear have been producing and innovating products long before. And to mark their 80th Anniversary, they have relaunched a flagship store in the Philippines that continues to inspire people to go outdoors.Continue reading
I heard my spine crack as the weight of my therapist pressed against my cross-armed body. Then this quick pop when my neck was snapped. It might sound alarming, but this is actually a normal part of Karada Japanese Body Therapy. I’ve been long curious on how different their treatment is from the usual massage and stretches I regularly get. I figured it was time to finally try one of their signature treatments at their Robinsons Galleria branch. It was timely as I got a good Karada voucher deal for a 60-minute AP Balance and Body Treatment Combination on Deal Grocer. Karada is originally priced at P 1,795 but at Deal Grocer, you can get it for only P 1,430!
I’ve been flying a drone for almost a year now. And as a photographer, I’m just astounded by the possibilities of different perspectives these devices offer. DJI has opened up a whole world of photography and videography to consumer levels allowing content creators to expand their vision. I may only be using the DJI Spark at the moment but I am excited with the new technologies DJI incorporates in their new models. Here comes the new Mavic 2 Pro and Mavic 2 Zoom. Bringing back the ultra portability and quality of the first Mavic Pro and packing in new features for varied segments of the market. Let’s take a look.
The way we sit is a much overlooked aspect of our posture. We sit for hours in the office, in transit or even as sedentary as watching tv or a movie. Improper sitting is one of the root cause of many ailments, from back pains that could escalate to more serious conditions. The people from Backjoy carefully designed a sitting device that can optimize our sitting postures. The new SitSmart Posture CORE follows their immensely popular SitSmart Posture that has helped people rediscover their posture. And this new reiteration is geared toward the Asian market.
Trail runners rejoice as the most attended trail running event in the Philippines returns this 2018 for the 7th season. The Salomon X-Trail Run Pilipinas 2018 promises to be bigger, better and more challenging to inspire runners to go beyond their boundaries. Set to happen on July 22, 2018 at the Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Salomon X-Trail Run hopes to surpass last year’s turn out of 1,200 participants to up to 1,500 this year.
It’s almost half of the year but just have to update my portfolio on this site. Had been fortunate to have a bunch of my festival images on this year’s Phoenix 2018 Calendar. Wasn’t able to get a copy though so will have to make do with these PDF files. Featured images on the calendar are El Nido’s Barotuan festival held every January, Palo-palo festival in Batanes held every August, Agal-agal festival in Tawi-tawi every September, Higantes festival of Angono celebrated every November and the Giant Festival of Pampanga lights up every December. Check out the images below.