Mindanaoan Meets World Blog

Bukidnon Mindanao airport construction starts this 2018

After decades of waiting, the Province of Bukidnon, my mother’s hometown and where I lived for a few years, will finally soon see a fully functioning airport! Not only will the proposed Bukidnon airport be beneficial for the people in the province but for folks from neighboring areas like North Cotabato,...

3 social media and business trends to look out for in 2018

A few weeks ago, I mentioned here on my blog that I will be a part of the “Go Social: A Digital Marketing Tour Boot Camp.” The boot camp tour, a project of the Iligan Bloggers Society and funded by the U.S. Embassy in Manila, was held in Iligan, Cotabato,...

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Meeting Huck / Guillermo Diaz of Scandal

Fellow “Scandal” fans – I’m here to make you jealous 😛 I met someone pretty awesome recently – Guillermo Diaz, the actor who plays “Huck” on the American political thriller TV series “Scandal.” Yes, THAT Huck. The controversial, dark (most of the time) but sweet (at times) Huck we have...

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Meeting Dermot Mulroney of “My Best Friend’s Wedding”

I remember the first time I watched “My Best Friend’s Wedding.” That now iconic romantic comedy film made me cry, angry, laugh, irritated but, at the same time, hopeful. Hopeful that even though we don’t get what we want, there’s always a glimmer of hope and great possibilities. That there...

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Top 10 Winter Destinations for Couples

Who needs a summer fling when you can have a winter love affair? If you and your sweetheart want to experience a beautifully snowy vacation, here are just 10 places that will get the job done. 1. Nagano, Japan The best thing about Nagano isn’t the snow. It’s the natural...

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Travel to the Majestic Sights of the Sahara is Easier than Ever

If you really want to plan the ultimate sightseeing vacation, try Morocco. Home to the legendary Sahara desert, this vibrant African nation has even more to offer than you may at first suspect. Of course, everyone remembers the legendary adventure and romance movies that were set in this region of...

The Best Water and Amusement Parks in Dubai

Too much is never enough for adrenaline junkies. You don’t have to be a kid to enjoy roller- coasters and joyrides. Amusements parks can pack a punch even for grown-ups like us, who never want to grow up. I’m also a huge fan of water (hello, Boracay beach lover here,...

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At Oyster Bay New York

A few weeks ago, I went with my New York City-based aunt to Oyster Bay. The easternmost of all the 3 towns in Nassau County, the Town of Oyster Bay is actually still a part of the New York metropolitan area. It’s about an hour and a half away from...

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Grand Central Station New York – what to do, see, eat

One of the popular New York tourist spots (and one of my favorite places in NYC to visit, take photos and people watch) is the Grand Central Station. Going to this station is definitely included in the “must-do while in New York City” lists. Grand Central Station is beautiful, has tons of history,...

Will speak at #GoSocial: A #DigitalMarketing Tour Boot Camp”

Are you an entrepreneur? Do you want to learn how you can maximize the power of digital marketing to grow your micro, small, medium and social enterprise? My awesome Iligan Bloggers Society, Inc. (IBS) friends have lovely news. Registration is still open for “Go Social: A Digital Marketing Tour Boot...

#FeelCamiguin

By now, I’m hoping you’ve already watched that viral #NoWords promotional video for the Province of Camiguin. That truly has gone viral – so viral that as of this writing, it has now garnered 922,000 views and over 15,000 shares on Facebook alone. This will surely help bring in not...

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New Cagayan de Oro travel agency ready for “Bring Home A Friend” program

A new travel agency in Cagayan de Oro says they’re ready to accommodate the multitudes of foreign tourists expected to visit the Philippines amid the recent launch of a government-led tourism initiative. The Bring Home A Friend (BHAF) program aims to tap the network of overseas Filipinos to invite their...

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Cool travel apps your phone must have

Hi, fellow avid traveler! Make your next trip extra convenient! I personally use these travel apps. See if these can help you as well. Please don’t forget to send me your feedback! 🙂 iTranslate I tried this app and it’s pretty nifty especially for international travelers, I must say. So...

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