As we look back at 2017, let us also be expectant of a better and more bountiful 2018. Happy New Year to you, from DavaoBase.com!Read More »
Happy New Year!
We at DavaoBase wish you and your loved ones a HAPPY NEW YEAR! We're eager to bring you more exciting updates about Davao City this year.Read More »
7 Reasons To Hate (or Love) Davao City
For a Dabawenyo who has been living in Davao City since childhood, I have witnessed several developments in my hometown. Back in the day, there were fewer city regulations and not much violence in the country. Fast forward to today, city residents and visitors have experienced various changes that have ...Read More »
We Wish You A Merry Christmas!
As we all celebrate this season, let us not forget the real reason for Christmas: the birth of our Lord Jesus Christ. From us here at DavaoBase, we wish you a Merry Christmas! 🙂Read More »
World Palace in Davao: Sing, Eat and Party!
World Palace has several function rooms with TV and videoke facilities. Check out the different room rates.Read More »
Leah’s Surgery: Thankful for God’s Healing Grace
We thank God for healing Leah and for giving us comfort through family and friends who have been with us during this time.Read More »
Happy Birthday, Chito!
Today is the birthday of the man who CLAIMS to own 51% of DavaoBase.com! :DRead More »
Happy Birthday, Leah!
Happy birthday, Leah! May God continue to bless you with joy, abundance and a heart for others. Enjoy your day today!Read More »
DavaoBase Nominated for Globe DMEA Blogger Award
DavaoBase nominated for Blogger of the Year in the 2nd Globe Davao Media Excellence AwardsRead More »
Chito’s Appendectomy: Period of Tears, Hope and Joy
Some may have noticed that we were “quiet” for almost a week — no blog posts, no social media updates. We had a medical emergency, as Chito suffered from abdominal pain, diarrhea and vomiting last week. We went to the ER and doctors said it was appendicitis and he needed ...Read More »
Celebrating Love: Janjan and Dorina’s Wedding
We are very happy to be part in celebrating the love of our nephew Janjan de Castro and his lifetime partner Popoy Caguiat-de Castro.Read More »
Celebrating 33 with a Jollibee Party for Pag-amoma Kids
Who says you can't have a Jollibee kiddie party when you're 33?Read More »
Celebrating Our Wedding Anniversary with the Children of Pag-amoma
Kids of Pag-amoma Children's Home came from different tribes living in the mountains of Marilog and are orphaned, abandoned, neglected or victims of violent homes.Read More »
Holy Week Prayer
We share with you this prayer as we take a break for the Holy Week. God of love, Your son, Jesus, suffered and died for me. I know only that I cannot have real strength unless I rely on you. I cannot feel protected from my many weaknesses until I ...Read More »
Life After Ateneo: Chito’s Speech For AdDU-CEA Technical Exhibit 2012
Here is the full text of the speech delivered by Chito de Castro during the AdDU - CEA Technical Exhibit on March 10, 2012 at Abreeza Mall.Read More »
Reasons Why I’m Still in Davao After 32 Years
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.Read More »
Happy Birthday, Chito de Castro!
I am truly blessed that my best friend, the man of my dreams, the greatest love of my life and my husband came in one package.Read More »
Happy Birthday, Leah Alderite de Castro!
Happy birthday to the greatest love of my life.Read More »
Benefit Dinner for Kaibigan Jonas at Molave Family Bistro
The Pacific Sugar community gathered to enjoy dinner and pray for the health of Kaibigan Jonas :)Read More »
Surprise Birthday Party for Ate Toto de Castro!
Here are some of the photo highlights of the surprise birthday bash for Ate Toto / Chato de Castro last October 1, 2011.Read More »
Best Wishes, Cedrick and Ikit Sevilla!
After seven years of enjoying each other's company, they have finally tied the knot on August 5, 2011. Congratulations!Read More »
Nikon D3100 DSLR: Upgrading from Point and Shoot
We have finally taken the plunge. After years of enjoying a point-and-shoot digital camera, we decided to upgrade. Welcome our newest baby: Nikon D3100!Read More »
Panalangin sa Pagiging Bukas Palad
Allow us to share this beautiful song, for each of us to reflect upon as we remember the day Jesus gave His life to save us.Read More »
iPad 2 Up For Grabs: Join Our Contest!
DavaoBase.com is so excited to give away the much-coveted iPad 2! Join our online contest by following these simple instructions.Read More »
Happy Valentines Day!
It's the time for love again. We hope that you have shared as much love as you can, on this year's day of hearts. Happy Valentine's Day, from us at DavaoBase!Read More »
Happy New Year, Davao!
Happy New Year!Read More »
Happy Birthday, Leah Alderite de Castro!
To the feminine half of DavaoBase, may you have more blessings as you enjoy a brand new year of life and love. Happy birthday, Wifey!Read More »
DavaoBase Invades Hong Kong: Modes of Transportation
In Hong Kong, speed and cleanliness are the name of the game, by using faster and more eco-friendly public vehicles.Read More »
Special time today: 10:10 10/10/10
Today marks a potentially perfect day, when the clock hits this particular time. That's ten minutes past ten in the morning today, October 10, 2010.Read More »
Yellow Cab Pizza Co. Serves New York On A Pizza
Yellow Cab Pizza Co. gets an ace for maintaining a high class environment in its local stores, and for offering pizza flavors that grab your attention.Read More »
Congrats, Orville and Daryl Alderite!
Their story is really sweet -- from Grade School classmates to living their lives separately after elementary graduation to finding each other again almost 2 decades later to share true love.Read More »
Gaisano Mall of Davao Parking Lot By 9:30 PM
We got ourselves an unintentional but amusing shot of the first level parking lot in Gaisano Mall of Davao at 9:30 PM.Read More »
DavaoBase Invades Cebu: Alpa City Suites
This Cebu business hotel earns top honors for the exceptional room amenities and its proximity to the city's best destinations, but needs improvement on front desk service.Read More »
Happy Easter Sunday!
Photo from Holy Spirit Led ChristianRead More »
Prayer for Good Friday
O Jesus, Who by reason of Thy burning love for us hast willed to be crucified and to shed Thy Most Precious Blood for the redemption and salvation of our souls, look down upon us here gathered together in remembrance of Thy most sorrowful Passion and Death, fully trusting in ...Read More »
Happy Valentine's Day and Happy Chinese New Year from Davao!
Warmest greetings for love and prosperity, from DavaoBase!Read More »
Zorb Ball: Walking On Water At Matina Town Square
Just imagine yourself inside a beach ball while it's floating in water. That's pretty much how Zorb works.Read More »
Merry Christmas, Everyone!
We got so busy the past week that it felt like time ran faster than it should. It’s now Christmas Eve! Wow! So, here we are, wishing everyone…Read More »
Happy Birthday, Chito de Castro!
Note: Chito de Castro is the man behind DavaoBase. Of course, there’s a woman behind it too. 😀Read More »
Happy Birthday, Juliam Lo Alderite!
Our dear nephew, Juliam Lo Alderite, turned 5 today. Happy birthday! Pardon the soft image.Read More »
Old Friends at the Dacian-Ripalda Wedding
One of the highlights of the event is the King and Queen of Hearts game, where our friends Erwin and Marjorie ended up being the event's royal couple.Read More »
Picasa 3.5 Improves Handling of Pictures for DavaoBase
With the release of new software features, DavaoBase highly recommends the use of Picasa to organize your pictures online.Read More »
DavaoBase Gets Nominated for the 2009 Bloggers’ Choice Special Award
If you're a Filipino blogger with a blog established before June of this year, you are definitely welcome to vote for us. Ahem. :)Read More »
Boyd's Pizza House Brings a Rush of Kidapawan Memories
The famous Kidapawan restaurant has reached our shores, and has planted its roots in Bo. Obrero as Boyd's Pizza House. Read our verdict on their dishes here.Read More »
Special time today: 09:09 09/09/09
Today marks another unique time, which will recur in the next millennium. That's nine minutes past 9:00 AM today, September 9, 2009.Read More »
Philippine Blog Awards Bloggers' Choice Special Award: We Want In!
Let it be known henceforth that DavaoBase is joining the race for the Bloggers' Choice Special Award (Mindanao), in the 2009 Philippine Blog Awards.Read More »
32″ Toshiba Regza LCD TV: A Dream Come True!
One of our longtime dreams has finally come to life: our very own LCD TV!Read More »
September 1: Merry Christmas!
Celebrating Christmas in the Philippines starts today, which is the onset of the "BER months". From hereon, the winds start getting a bit colder, and local radio stations will start playing Christmas jingles.Read More »
Beautiful Flowers of Davao
Enjoy some of the wonderful colors of Davao City through its flowers.Read More »
Coke Mind-Boggling Display in Robinsons Cybergate Davao
Amazing! A few cans of Coke Zero can support all of the other Coke bottles. Found in Robinsons Cybergate Davao.Read More »