AirAsia Davao to KL flight

AirAsia Launches direct flights from Davao to Kuala Lumpur

  Good news for tourists, travelers and businessmen! AirAsia just launched its latest route to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia with four times weekly direct flights from Davao starting December this year Operated exclusively by AirAsia Berhad (flight code AK), the new route marks as the fourth direct route from the Philippines to Malaysia after Manila, Cebu and Kalibo. The launch event was attended by Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio, AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes, DTI Secretary Ramon Lopez, Ambassador Alfredo Yao, one of the Filipino investors of AirAsia Philippines and AirAsia Philippines CEO Captain Dexter Comendador. Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio said, “We see Davao City as a major point of growth in the international market, especially with agriculture being the city’s largest industry. Our aim for the city is also to grow it to become a hub for financial, tourism, service and education in Mindanao. The introduction of the direct flights between Kuala […]

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The biggest city in the world, with the biggest sale in the country. Shopping frenzy for everyone from March 14 to Apr 16, 2014!

The Big Davao Fun Sale

You might think that we’re all about no-smoking signs and speed limits here in Davao City. There’s one interesting thing you need to know about us in this lovely southern part of the Philippines, we love SHOPPING, too! So brace yourselves because in time for the city’s annual celebration of Araw ng Davao, shopping malls have converged and teamed up to bring the first ever, Big Davao Fun Sale, a month-long citywide shopping frenzy starting March 14 until Apr 16, 2014. As as the biggest city in the world, Davao takes it to the next level to hold the biggest sale in the country! Expect unlimited shopper’s delight in shopping bonanzas, weekly parties, awesome prizes from the participating malls and enjoy up to 80% savings as the malls offer this on the following date schedules: March 14-15:     General Sale (across all mall departments) March 16-23:     Healthy […]

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Kadayawan Festival Tumbler

Starbucks Limited Edition Kadayawan Tumbler 2013

Good  news to all Starbucks tumbler collectors! Starbucks has recently introduced the Limited Edition Kadayawan tumbler  in time for the Kadayawan Festival last August. Inspired by Davao City’s bountiful harvest of the season, this collectible is exclusively available for sale at all Davao stores for only 545 pesos. It has a festive and colorful design that speaks of the city’s rich culture and lush scenery making it perfect for gifts, collections and of course, pasalubong*!   What are you waiting for? Grab one tumbler now to add up to your collection and get that fiesta mood all year round!!! *Pasalubong is a souvenir brought for family, loved ones, or friends after being away gift or a token from someone arriving from a distant place. Meanwhile, want to know Starbucks latest sandwich offerings? Head over to my other blog for the New Starbucks Lunch Sandwiches . 🙂 ****************** First Order with coupon code 15%off […]

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ALAXAN FR GALING MO CAMP

Alvin Patrimonio And Jerry Codinera Search for Upcoming Hardcourt Stars in Davao

Former basketball superstar Alvin Patrimonio and Jerry Codinera have once again returned to Barangay Matina Crossing where a basketball court dubbed as the “Court of Inspiration” was built by local volunter last year. Together with Benjie Paras, Jojo Lastimosa, Ronnie Magsanoc and Johnny Abarientos, they have been going around the country to conduct basketball training camps. The program is part of Alaxan FR‘s nationwide campaign to promote a culture of hard work and dedication, where pain is seen as a badge of honor. Entitled as the Galing Mo Camp – a training program that will reward not only those who work hard but also those who demonstrate the attitude of champions- the program had young, local basketball players demonstrating heart and skills for a chance to receive special training in Manila under the basketball legends, aside from winning cash incentives for themselves and their local communities. The training camp which […]

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The Philippine Madrigal Singers : Going For Gold Show In Davao City

The Philippine Madrigal Singers Seranades Davao As They Go For Gold

I had a rare opportunity to sit at the front row to watch The Philippine Madrigal Singers live last March 6 at SM Lanang Premier here in Davao City. They were here as part of their Goin’ For Gold Outreach Tour in line with their 50th Anniversary. Back then, I could only hear and watch in the news that they have been doing stellar shows here and abroad, bringing accolades for the country. Watching them perform live is indeed a different story. Every song and every performance is sang flawlessly well. And boy, they were entertaining too! For those who think that classical and traditional music is bland and boring, well, think again. Aside from their repertoire of Filipino novelty and traditional music, they also impressed the younger generation when they sang their version of a current local hit, “Pusong Bato” ( revived by the Kulaog band in 2012). They […]

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SM Lanang Premier Brings Flash Mob Ala Gangnam Style

I have never experienced to see a flash mob live in front of me until this interesting event sponsored by SM Lanang Premierlast November 3. I went there, together with there other bloggers and we were only told to cover a special surprise event. Totally clueless about a flash mob coming along, we just waited by the fountain court stair steps with the thick crowd usually present on a regular weekend day. Little did we know that around 200 girls and boys from various dance groups in Davao were scattered around the area preparing for their little surprise. To everyone’s amazement, the familiar tune of the most played song in YouTube history ever, Oppa Gangnam Style sung by Psy started to envelop the crowd. In a minute, a mob of dancers were lined up in formation right before the delighted audience. Children of all ages, including us, watched with glee, […]

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One More Krispy Kreme Story

I was again lucky to be invited at the Krispy Kreme Media Event and VIP Socials yesterday afternoon at its soon to open branch in SM Davao Annex. It was such a memorable gathering as it unveiled the much sought-after doughnut store in the country that is getting ready to open in Davao with two branches at SM Annex and Abreeza Mall tomorrow, October 20. (The third Davao branch opening will be at SM Lanang Premier in November.) Being the first set of Krispy Kreme branches in Mindanao, everyone was filled with excitement as they set their eyes with glee on  the curtains which finally went down to present the store to the media and other top executives in the city.     Apart from the tasty pica-pica/cocktails that were served before the unveiling, we were also treated to have a taste of the Original Glazed donuts, fresh and hot […]

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