Azrael's Merryland Blog | Lifestyle, Travel, Food, and Tech | Manila Blogger
Azrael's Merryland is a lifestyle online portal about food, travel, technology, pop culture, events, movies and talks about his personal journey as a traveler, food blogger and social media enthusiast.
(The houses unveiled in Amiya Raya by Cobonpue, Calma and Layug)
Last February 2 was a day of good vibes and pleasant surprises at Amiya Raya Highland Homes (Amiya Raya) welcomed the 2019 Chinese New Year of the Pig with auspicious celebrations. Amiya Raya is one of the latest community developments by Community Creators, Inc. (CCI).
Amiya Raya is an Modern Asian-themed development located at San Mateo, Rizal, just 20 minutes away from Quezon City, makes it close to conveniences such as major schools and universities, churches, commercial malls and key business districts. Amiya Raya is a Hindu-Sanskrit phrase, which means “a view that delights the senses”.
All eyes are now looking at the Manila Bay, after the 5 month Boracay major clean up and rehab, the Manila Bay was next to go under rehab and recovery, the bay will go back to its normal health after 10 years as expert say, thank goodness that our attention is now to fix the water way and sewerage of Manila and nearby cities, because all dirty water and trash are being dump here at Manila Bay.
Its photography day in every Chinese New Year celebration in our Manila Chinatown in Binondo, the world’s oldest Chinatown in the world. I brought my Fujifilm XT 100 mirrorless camera for a fun shoot and photo walk around the colorful Chinatown in Binondo.
A 2018 Nielsen report estimates that by 2020, the global fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) e-commerce platform will reach over US$400 billion and will account for 10 to 20 percent market share.
This means that more people are now purchasing online through omnichannel facilities than in person. The report also states that mobile devices and digital platforms are shaping consumer experiences and transforming brand-to-consumer engagement.
Nature Collection - A new kind of mugs and tumblers are launched by Starbucks Philippines for the month of February, these are new merch with wood finishes, a design to keep you closer to nature or to match the wood design in your home.
Colorful gowns and costumes were presented by 25 contingent of Isabela for the Bambanti Festival 2019. Each costumes showcases the identity of their home town and tribe. Days before the festival, the gowns and costumes were displayed for exhibit for the final judging of the costume contest.
The major highlights of the Bambanti Festival is the grand street dance of people wearing scarecrow costume dancing in sync with the festival music. The most interesting part here is that Isabela was introduced to the world as the feat of the street dancers set a Guinness Book of World Records for the largest group of dancers wearing scarecrow costume dancing on the same music.
On the 2nd day of our coverage for the Bambanti Festival, we went to Cabagan, Isabela to attend a town fiesta and to eat our lunch at the residence of the Vice Governor of Isabela. We first drop by here at the town of Tumauini to visit a one of a kind of church with a belfry that looks like a wedding cake or a white candle.
At the capitol plaza, you can meet there different kinds of scarecrow art crafts, these are handcrafted by town folks for the contest organized by the Isabela Provincial Government. The contest is to set up a large scarecrow and a hut using products that are produced by their town.