The City Roamer | Lifestyle, travel, food and tech blog in the Philippines by Manila-based blogger and Digital Marketing Consultant Alwin Aguirre.

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Food and Beverages

KFC EmotiCups Bucket Meal

Enjoy KFC Finger Lickin’ Meals with Coca-Cola EmotiCups

There’s no stopping the ubiquitous emoticons. From our chat boxes, computer screens, SMS conversations, they’re basically everywhere. Now they can be seen on Coca-Cola EmotiCups. The number one beverage brand partnered with KFC to bring these limited edition cups bearing these cute emoticons. You can express your experience while eating ...

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Pinoy Bread and Ingredients

Tinapay Natin Pinoy Bread Baking Competition Launched

I attended the Tinapay Natin Pinoy Bread Baking Competition press launch on July 19 held at Max’s Restaurant in Quezon City. During the launch, I realized that we do have a vibrant food culture. With 7,107 islands with 81 provinces in 18 regions, the Philippines is as varied as we ...

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Kenny Rogers OMG Unfried Fried Chicken in a bucket

Kenny Rogers OMG Unfried Fried Chicken for Health-Conscious Foodies

I love fried chicken. I’m sure every Pinoy do, what with all the restaurants offering their version of this delicious dish. Now, there’s Kenny Rogers OMG Unfried Fried Chicken for health-conscious foodies. Fried chicken that’s healthy to eat? Yes it’s here! Fried chicken is traditionally deep-fried in oil. Now that’s ...

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Jack n Jill Calbee's Free Trip to Japan promo

Free Trip to Japan at Calbee’s #BESTOPOTATO Events

If you love potato chips and you have your sights set in traveling to Japan, then you should pay attention. Bite into Jack ‘n Jill Calbee’s #BESTOPOTATO events experience and win a free trip to Japan for 4! How? Just visit the Calbee popup stores going around the metro on ...

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Technology

Next@Acer: Acer at IFA 2016 press conference

Next@Acer – Acer at IFA 2016 Unveils Latest Products

Several products and partnerships have been announced by Acer at IFA 2016 (Internationale Funkausstellung Berlin), one of the oldest industrial exhibitions in Germany. I was able to witness the press conference via live streaming held at F1 Hotel, Bonifacio Global City. Seeing what’s Next@Acer made me drool, the products are ...

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Zenfone 3 Series Launch at the ASUS Zenvolution PH

My Zenfone 3 of Choice at the ASUS Zenvolution Event

So I got to attend the highly-anticipated tech event of 2016, the ASUS Zenvolution event. Despite the stormy weather and a Sunday at that, I gave it a go. I’m eager to get my hands on the complete line-up of the Zenfone 3 family, ZenBook 3 and Transformer 3 Series ...

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SM Cybermonth

Ready, Tech, Go! August is Cybermonth at SM Supermalls

While we’re used to celebrating “Linggo ng Wika” in the Philippines, SM Supermalls has Cybermonth Tech Sale for the month of August, dubbed “Ready, Tech, Go!” It’s the annual sale of the latest and the best gadgets, electronics and home appliances with huge discounts and great deals. All this is ...

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ASUS Zenvolution

ASUS Zenvolution Happening in the Philippines on August 14

After the success at Computex in Taiwan, the ASUS Zenvolution is happening in the Philippines. The grand product launch is set on  August 14. As an ASUS fan, I am excited to be joining this event on the said date. I have to admit, I’m crossing my fingers to get ...

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Entertainment

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Avida Towers Turf BGC

Avida Towers Turf BGC is the Philippines’ First Interactive Showroom

I’ve been to quite a few real estate developer’s showroom, but my recent visit to Avida Land showroom in BGC takes the cake. It’s the Philippines’ first interactive showroom and I really appreciate the experience. I didn’t just have the idea how living in Avida Towers Turf BGC looks like, ...

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Art In Space Exhibit by Avida Land and Kubular

Avida and Kubular Showcases the Art of Sensibly Designed Living

In a two-week exhibit that features the beauty of creative interior, Avida Land and Kubular unveiled “Art in Space.” The project is the first collaboration between Avida and Kubular. During the unveiling, it was very clear why the partnership happened. Kubular is a furniture design firm from the people behind ...

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Sharp AQUOS XU Series

4K TV with 8K Resolution in Sharp AQUOS XU Series

Sharp Philippines recently launched the AQUOS XU Series. It’s the first 4K TV with 8K Resolution which was previewed at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Sharp’s newest and best TV line up was a recipient of the 2015 CES Innovation Award and dubbed as the highest resolution 4K TV. ...

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South Park District Chill Fest

South Park District Central Park is a New Place to Chill

South Park District Central Park is a new place to chill for those living in the south of metro.  Although the development of South Park District is still ongoing, Central Park is now accessible. I had the chance to visit Avida’s first mixed-use development in Muntinlupa middle of November during ...

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Updates

Customizing a shirt at CustomThread

Customized Shirts, Jackets and More at CustomThread

Today, we talk about individuality, branding and expressing yourself. And I guess having stuff customized is one way to do that. It’s good business, as I can attest, when my business offers customized laptop bags. Recently, I learned that we can have customized clothes at CustomThread. Shirts, jackets, caps and ...

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Manuel L Quezon portrait done by National Artist in Painting Fernando Amorsolo

Manuel L Quezon University is Home in Quezon City

Just in time for Quezon City Day, I attended the “Quezon is Home” event by Manuel L Quezon University (MLQU). The event highlights the university’s symbolic expansion to Quezon City from Quiapo, Manila as the educational institution continue its legacy. This is considered another momentous event after MLQU achieved an ...

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Heart Over Hate - Rise Above Cyberbullying

#HeartOverHate Anti-Cyberbullying Campaign Kicks Off

GMA Network kicks off it’s #HeartOverHate anti-cyberbullying campaign with the Bloggers’ Style Camp 2016. The advocacy doesn’t stop there as the Kapuso Network launched a video which will soon be featured in all SM Cinemas. This is a very timely move as reports by the NBI Cybercrime Division of NCR ...

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Zenfone 3 Series Launch at the ASUS Zenvolution PH

My Zenfone 3 of Choice at the ASUS Zenvolution Event

So I got to attend the highly-anticipated tech event of 2016, the ASUS Zenvolution event. Despite the stormy weather and a Sunday at that, I gave it a go. I’m eager to get my hands on the complete line-up of the Zenfone 3 family, ZenBook 3 and Transformer 3 Series ...

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