It’s Time for Davao Food Appreciation Tour 2012

DFAT 2012 Logo by Mark Cabrera of

I know I have not been actively blogging this past few months and my usual excuse is work, travel, work, and work but I think it’s about time for me to forget work for a while and have fun. That’s why I’m so glad to be a part of this year’s Davao Food Appreciation Tour – or more popularly known as DFAT. Let me just say that I am very privileged and fortunate to be one of the chosen bloggers so thank you DFAT 2012 Organizers!

This is going to be my third time to visit Davao. The first time I went there was for my company’s Christmas Party last December 2008, and the second time was May last year with Jane and my younger sister Dainah. Looking at this year’s itinerary for DFAT, I think I will finally be able to see, experience, and taste the real Davao. I know it’s going to be fun because our guides will be the local Davao bloggers. Jane only has positive words to say about these guys so I’m taking her word for it. Hahaha! Anyway I’m excited to meet everyone including other bloggers from the whole country. Davao is one of our (Jane and I) favorite places and we just can’t wait to go back!

Below is the itinerary for the Davao Food Appreciation Tour 2012. Sharing it with everyone so that when the time comes for you to visit Davao, maybe you can follow this itinerary too.



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Join America in 3D Contest: Kabataan Challenge

America in 3D is coming to Iloilo from March 2-4 and they have a lot of activities slated for all of us Ilonggos! Check out their long awaited schedule below and share this with your friends.

America in 3D is a Road Show in Diplomacy, Development, and Defense. Last year, the U.S. Embassy (Manila Philippines) has staged three America in 3D events at Manila (March 2011), Baguio (July 2011) and Cebu (September 2011).

Aside from the various events scheduled, America in 3D also has contests where you can join. One of them is America in 3D Kabataan Challenge.

To join, answer this question in 50 words or less: “How can Filipino and American youth work together to make the world a better place?”

Challenge is open to students aged 13 and up currently enrolled in any school in the Western Visayas.

To submit your entry, go to the U.S. Embassy Facebook page, “Like” our page and click on link on the left menu entitled “America in 3D Kabataan Challenge.” Click on “Enter Contest”, fill out the form and on the next page, write your entry. Entries must be originally written by the student. Entries with derogatory remarks or references to any offensive content will not be accepted. Entries will be screened to certify that it abides by guidelines. All accepted entries will be posted on the U.S. Embassy Facebook “America in 3D Kabataan Challenge” page tab.

Challenge officially begins on Monday, February 6, 2012. Deadline for submission is on Monday, February 20, 2012 12:00am

Submissions are displayed in random order. Voting is open from February 20 to 26, 2012. People can vote for 3 submissions once per day.

How are official entries selected?

Winners will be determined by public voting online and the top three (3) entries with the highest number of votes will be selected. Special prizes will be awarded on March 2, 2012 during the opening of America in 3D at SM City Iloilo. Transportation to SM City Iloilo is the responsibility of the winners.

Arnel Pineda is also coming to entertain us all at America in 3D! Watch his video invitation:

America in 3D will be held from March 2 – 4, 2012 at SM City Iloilo. For complete schedule of programs & events, visit their Facebook page at To enter the contest, please look for the America in 3D tab or the Contests/Challenges tab.


Globe Tattoo Just Got Supercharged

The revolution starts now and it begins with Tattoo. To kick off another year of top notch innovation, Tattoo breaks barriers and overcomes limits. Tattoo gives its customers an out-of-the-box experience – Resisting limitations in reach, mediocrity in connection and uniformity in service.

Armed with unbeaten offers, Tattoo, powered by Globe sets itself apart as it becomes faster with their roll-out of the 4G network – making all services bolder and more powerful than ever. As the #1 most preferred broadband in the country, Tattoo makes sure that each service goes with every fast-paced lifestyle.

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Digital Forensics Security and Law Conference in Iloilo

Another timeout from food blogging today. :)

Today I took a leave from work to attend the Digital Forensics Security and Law Conference organized by Global Knowledge Philippines Inc. at ESCA’s, Aurora Subdivision, Iloilo City. As an IT Coordinator and a blogger I know that digital forensics is playing a more important role in our society today not only in network security, information assurance but also in law enforcement. Digital forensics covers not just digital evidence, but also the areas of cyber law, sociology, and security. Its increasing importance is reflected in its growing role within crime investigations, civil cases and security.

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