Watwatworld: Back To Work

It has been a while since I wrote an article or blog post. I few years ago, I wanted to quit blogging and just continue with my regular day job but a friend told me to hold on and that's what I did. For almost 2 years I just paid for the monthly  maintenance of this blog and was about to continue doing so for another year or more not until I heard what Ms. Maria Ressa, founder and CEO of Rappler had to say during a telecommunication summit held at Azalea Residences last March 3 & 4, 2016. … [Read more...]

Watwatworld Friendship and Discovery Climb 5

The 5th watwatworld friendship climb was a success! We had good food and great company. I was excited meeting them for the first time early morning last Saturday. We had introductions and proceeded to the DENR Parks office for the mandatory orientation. After an hour, we went to have lutong bahay breakfast at Manang Gina's and after eating I distributed the group tshirts and the trail food I prepared the night before. By 11:00am we were at the Ranger station and by 11:20 we started to walk going … [Read more...]

10 Basic Tips to Enjoy A Mt. Pulag Climb

Good morning, I am an occasional mountain dweller, traveler, hotel and food reviewer and  adventure enthusiast. Today, I am going to share some basic tips to survive and enjoy a Mount Pulag climb or any organized climb for that matter.   Tip no 1. Be sure to be Physically Prepared If you are suffering from any medical illness which prevents you from doing extraneous exercises OR if your doctor advises you against such activities, please do conceded and follow your doctor. If … [Read more...]

Secret Chat Mode and Decline Invites Feature Now Available on KakaoTalk

Offering Users Even More Privacy and Chat Options... Daum Kakao (co-CEOs Saehoon Choi and Sirgoo Lee) introduced Secret Chat mode and Decline Invites features for KakaoTalk, adding even greater privacy and protection to the popular mobile messaging platform. Available upon updating to the newest version of KakaoTalk, the new features provide users with increased options on how communications are carried out – and with whom – resulting in a more satisfying chatting experience. With … [Read more...]

Watwatworld Friendship and Discovery Mt. Pulag Climb, 09.13-14.2014

"Before I leave home let me thank again my Watwat World Teammates. Like I said, we can always come back for sunsets and sunrises and rolling clouds, but we'll never have a Pulag Climb under typhoon signal no.2. It was awesome being with you guys. Thank you for taking care of a 50-year old hiker" - Jogin Tamayo. My 6th Mt. Pulag climb was a greater adventure than I imagined. After weeks of preparing for the 1st watwatworld friendship and discovery climb bound for Mt. Pulag, the day came for … [Read more...]

Beestop Baguio Opening

I was invited to check out the latest fast food joint in Baguio City, the Beestop which is located on the building just beside SLU Mcdo . First thing, the colors used in this establishment looks familiar, even the uniform of the crew. August 11 was the opening day and I was greeted with smiles from the crew. The area was spacious and a little bit hot. As for the food, I tasted the Honey chicken, burger and a slice of graham cake. It was nice. What I loved was the small slice of graham cake and … [Read more...]

From FB to Murder. Justice for 15 year old Ericka! A lesson to all

Note: This is an off topic from the usual watwatworld blog posts but I feel I must share the story for everyone to learn from. The father of the victim is a close family relative. Ericka: the name of the victim, a family member by association, recently turned 15 last July, an active church youth, grade 8 student of Pines National High School was found dead with 21 stab wounds in Pacdal, Baguio City. Gruesome. We were working last  Monday when Ericka's mother and older sister came to say … [Read more...]

3rd Baguio Blog Conference (Online Registration Here)

The Baguio Blog Conference is  motivated by the following specific objectives: 1.Convene the members of the Cordillera and North Luzon Blogging Community 2. Share knowledge in Blogging as an aide in education, tourism and business. 3. Educate the Baguio and North Luzon business community with regards to the power of blogging as an advertising medium. 4. Learn from the Blogging experts on how to write an effective online article or blog post, as well as how to effectively promote the blogs … [Read more...]

Mt. Pulag Prenup: Kenjie + Labnay

My 5th Mt. Pulag climb is something to cherish for a lifetime. Love... just pure love. A special moment celebrated with the majestic Mt. Pulag. Kenji is a good friend and one of our watwatworld photo and video team members. Xtal or Labnay as I call her is a town mate and a relative by law. A memorable prenup at the highest and coldest mountain in Northern Philippines. God Bless your relationship and Congratulations! If you would like to visit Mt. Pulag and witness the breathtaking … [Read more...]

Colorful Panagbenga 2014 Grand Float Festival

It was a great day! Following the successful grand street parade, the float parade featured the different highland flowers carefully decorated on vehicles. People came as early as 4am to secure a good location to watch the float parade. We even saw some foreign tourists climb stone walls just to take a glimpse of the float parade. Help us promote our local festivals by liking our FB page: Watwatworld Documentaries Here are some of the colorful Floats of the Baguio City Panangbenga Flower … [Read more...]