I’m taking a short break from writing about our Coron adventures to share these upcoming events that you might be interested to attend.
Leo Oracion Everest Expedition Slideshow
The first Filipino on Everest is sharing his story of triumph atop the world’s highest peak at the Recreational Outdoor Exchange (R.O.X.) in Bonifacio High Street on June 19 at 7 o’clock in the evening.
Admission is free. More details available at R.O.X.’s multiply.
Dialogues at Starbucks
Conversations and coffee go well together, don’t you agree? Starbucks is starting their Dialogues series next week. Enjoy coffee-fueled (what?) discussions on relevant topics facilitated by noted key-speakers.
June 21, 4PM : Starbucks Coffee Silver City (near Tiendesitas)
(featuring Anton Diaz and the WeeWillDoodle team)
June 28, 4PM : Starbucks Coffee Harbor Square (CCP Complex)
(featuring Dr. William Oliver of Fauna and Flora International)
July 5, 4PM : Starbucks Coffee 6750
(featuring Ivan Henares, Kidlat de Guia and JP Tanchanco)
Source: flipflopping my way around town
During last Saturday’s sneak preview of the Dialogues, JP Tanchanco discusses what makes man (or woman) happy. He and four other people traveled around the Philippines looking for the answer.
For the first time, diverse Pinoys from around the country unite in answering the ultimate life question: “Are you Happy?” The film answers this question as it opens us to the greatness and beauty of the Philippines through the diverse lives we live. It tackles tourism, nation-building and empowerment from a personal, fresh, adventurous and spirited perspective.
The travelogue is an up-beat MTV-style-take on tourism showcasing the regions through the very people who make the popular destinations of the archipelago what they are, carrying the slogan: “The Beauty of the Philippines is found in the life and heart of each individual Pinoy…”