The Philippine Travel blog is an experimental project on group blogging that focus on both local and foreign travel, tourism and frequented Philippine destinations. Our goal is to promote each and every travel destination of the Philippine’s 7,107 islands, serve as a guide to tourists and travelers, and educate the online reading public about the great wonders and richness of the Philippine archipelago — all thru the power of blogging.
Arnold Zafra is a librarian by profession but currently works as a Senior Information Analyst by day. At night, he turns into a freelance blogger contributing at Search Engine Journal, ITGumbo and Tech.Blorge. He also maintains a web2.0/tech blog, a search engine optimized travel blog, a photoblog and his 2 year old daughter’s blog. He likes going on weekend road trips with his wife and daughter.
Glo often refers to herself as a tech-ignoramus for being such a novice in the blogosphere. A dear friend based in Germany lured her into the wonderful world of blogging a year ago, mainly for better tracking on each other’s lives. But blogging awakened in her a long-forgotten passion which is writing. Aside from her personal blog which she maintains mainly as an outlet and therapy, you can find her too at The Philippine Culture Blog. Glo is originally from Gubat, Sorsogon and came to Los Baños in 1989 to study Chemistry. She never got to leave LB since then. At present, Glo is a proud single-mom to Raine (Rainier Brando: born 29 December 2002), a task she juggles with being a Researcher, among other things.
Marc “Hoop” Javellana has worked as a Sr. Engineer/Developer in two leading multinational semiconductor companies. After finally settling down and getting married, he has opted to leave the security/claustrophobia of the server room and try his hand at entrepreneurship as well as sample the excitement of Davao City’s provincial life. He currently has ventures in the retail (sari-sari store) and food services(carinderia/turo-turo) industry, while hatching plans to venture into the telecoms industry (e-loading and pasa-load) *snicker*.
Anton Diaz. His day job is an IT Manager for 10 years in a multinational consumer goods company. An aspiring photo-blogger and blogging for a year now in “Our Awesome Planet” (anton.blogs.com). He is passionate about discovering secret places in the Philippines, and his travel philosophy is to explore your own country first before exploring others.
Karla Redor. A 20-something applications engineer working in the urban jungle called Makati. Her passion for photography is quite the same as her passion for travel whether within or outside the country. She was able to go to a lot of places outside Manila and there has still a lot to accomplish on her Places to Go to check list. She is the author behind rockersworld.com and is blogging from the hills of Paranaque since 2001.
SepikMom is a stay at home mom of three boisterous children and married to a highly stressed economist. She is very engrossed to the daily grind– sending children to school, groceries, cooking and keeping tabs on home finances that as busy as she is during weekdays, SepikMom looks forward to weekends away out of the house with her husband and children. Finding the intimate and secluded out of the way hideways is always the agenda. SepikMom has travelled all over the Philippines, Singapore, Hong Kong, Australia and Papua New Guinea where she also maintains residence. –>
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