Tag Archives: davao

Reasons Why I’m Still in Davao After 32 Years

relax in Davao

Being in a generation when most of its members are leaving the country to start a new life abroad, I often find myself answering other people's questions on why I chose to stay in Davao.

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Siggi's Soft Spot

Siggi's Grill and Restaurant

We ordered Charbroiled Baby Back Ribs, Chicken Barbecue, and Siggi's Sisig Special. But it was Catch of the Sea (steamed fish in butter and lemon sauce) that unanimously got our taste buds' applause.

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A Fresh Viewpoint of K-1

K-1 cafe

Their tuna sandwich was a delightful surprise. The tuna used was not the canned variant, but rather a fresh slice of fish that was steamed before serving.

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Davao's PNP: Best City Police Office of the Year

Philippine National Police

Despite the issue on vigilante killings in the city, the police force of Davao City has proven that it is among the best in the country and thus, was awarded Best City Police Office of the Year during the celebration of the 18th anniversary of the Philippine National Police last ...

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Effortless Booking Via Cebu Pacific's Online System

I bought my e-tickets for my recent trip to Manila through Cebu Pacific‘s online ticketing system. As I have mentioned in a previous entry, I have been practicing extra care now when availing certain services. Before I purchased my tickets, I checked the sites of both Cebu Pacific and Philippine ...

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Back to Davao!

I’m back to Davao, and back to sleeping as late as 2 AM. I arrived from Manila yesterday (or was that the other day?). I must say I missed the city. Davao is really different from Manila. While Manila has plenty of entertainment to offer (especially since we stayed in ...

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Let’s Get Back To Basics: Davao At A Glance

Vehicles waiting for the green light in Roxas Street Davao City

Davao, located in the multicultural island of Mindanao, is the largest city in the Philippines, covering 2,444 square kilometers of land. With an area as large as this, the city offers the best of both the urban and rural worlds.

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Davao City Hotel Directory (Part 1)

Added: You may check a more comprehensive list of Davao City hotels in Davao City Hotel Directory. ———– With the many events happening in the city, I decided to help visitors find the best hotels that are suited to their taste and budget through this Hotel Directory. This is only ...

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"Believe That Peace Happens When You Care"

DavaoBase

I am from Davao City, where people live in safety despite being a part of Mindanao. But as a Mindanaoan, as a Filipino, as a person, I feel for the people in war-torn areas. The long standing question on who wins and who loses in wars has long been a ...

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Was There An Oktoberfest Kick Off Party In Davao?

Yes, it still is September, but the party is on! The Oktoberfest, an annual month-long celebration organized by the San Miguel Corporation, has already started. For the past years, the parties were held within the month of October (thus Oktoberfest). This year, SMC went beyond what is expected and launched ...

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Available Jobs for Engineers!

A friend from college, Engr. Jim Cainglet, sent me this notice of job opening through email. I posted it here for those who may be interested. —————————————————————————————– CORAL BAY NICKEL CORPORATION, located in Rio Tuba, Bataraza, Palawan, the first successful plant in the world to use the latest technological innovation ...

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Kenny Rogers Roasters Must Improve Their Services

After visiting the doctor to have my husband’s aching left knee checked, we passed by Gaisano Mall for a late lunch. We settled with the restaurants on the ground floor to save my husband from further walking. Kenny Rogers Roasters serves tasty roasted chicken, so we decided to eat there. ...

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Davao Crocodile Park Houses More Than Just Crocs!

DavaoBase

It not only has lots of crocodiles (of all sizes - from small crocs in the nursery to really big ones), it also houses tigers and many different kinds of snakes and birds.

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Jobs in Davao

I found this in my inbox this morning. I’m posting it here, just in case someone out there is interested. 😉 Holcim and Davao Central Chemical Corp are in need of Chemical Engineers (with or without license). If you are interested, please apply asap. Company: HOLCIM PHILIPPINES INC. Address: Barrio ...

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Eden Nature Park – A Prime Davao Experience for the Family

eden

Eden Nature Park provides lots of opportunities for families to bond and enjoy.

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The Best Maiz con Hielo in Davao

I have traveled far and wide in search for the best maiz con hielo… naah, just kidding. I’m just one of the many who wish that stores offering maiz con hielo are as many as those offering its more popular cousin in the dessert family, the halo-halo. I love maiz ...

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Jieriel is First Evictee in PBB Teen Plus

Josef, Priscilla, Valerie, Linda and Jieriel composed the first set of nominees for eviction in Pinoy Big Brother Teen Edition Plus. First 2 to be put into safety were Priscilla and Valerie, who were both automatically nominated due to a violation (they discussed about the nominations outside the confession room ...

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Cebu Pacific and the Horrors of Booking a Flight

One of my responsibilities at work is to facilitate trainings for employees. Since our Company will be sending participants to a training in Bacolod next week, I need round-trip tickets for them. I never had a problem with booking tickets before as our accredited travel agency almost always has what ...

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DCWD's Rodora Gamboa Through My Eyes

My husband and I were shocked to see yesterday’s top story in Sunstar Davao. It featured Davao City Water District’s (DCWD) General Manager Rodora Gamboa receiving text threats and called a ‘terrorist’. I have known Ate Dora (that’s how we call her) as a very generous and dedicated leader. We ...

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Cagayan de Oro – Forever Etched In Our Hearts

Some of my officemates were recently in Camiguin for a short vacation. Since my husband and I already had a Camiguin honeymoon in 2006, we opted to pass on the trip and stayed home. I, anyway, have decided to share our own Cagayan-Camiguin fun by posting here the travel account ...

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Davao Rocks Kuya’s House!

pbb teen edition davao

Pinoy Big Brother Teen Edition Plus surely brings plus to Dabawenyos, as not 1, not 2 but 3 teen housemates are from Davao!

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PIChE Davao Shines during the 69th PIChE National Convention in CICC, Cebu

pichedavao

PIChE Davao got the Outstanding Chapter Award (for 6th time). Engr. John F. Baynosa, the chapter president, received the award.

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March 16 is Araw ng Dabaw

davao city hall

This blog comes to life on the first day of March, a fitting welcome to the BIG event that will come our way in fifteen days: Araw ng Dabaw!

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