07/7/15

Travel Madness and Breakfast Wellness

Last weekend was a busy one as the SMX Convention Center hosted yet another big travel fair event, the Travel Madness Expo, while up north at SM Megamall’s Megatrade Hall is another event being held which is the Nestle Wellness Expo

Some of the highlights of these events can be found after the break.

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07/5/15

ToyCon 2015

It was that time of the year once more for one of the most anticipated events of the year. To be specific, it was the time again for ToyCon, the biggest gathering of toys, comics, collectibles, and other geekery on display and the people who are fond of them. And as usual, SM Megamall was the place to be for this event.

As the Urban Roamer has covered this event in the past, there is nothing much else to say about what this is about, though it has occurred to me recently that in a way, this can be considered our country’s answer to the famous annual San Diego Comic Con in the US. And from what I’ve learned, the organizers are aiming to make this event a worthy equivalent of the aforementioned San Diego event. After all, ToyCon prides itself being Asia’s biggest convention related to geek stuff.

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09/30/14

A One-of-a-Kind Trade Fair for the Arts

Trade fairs usually showcase commodities or services for public consumption or use. That being said, a trade fair that deals with art is something that few would even think about.

But the Department of Trade and Industry held such an event at the SM Megamall Megatrade Hall called “Sikat Pinoy: National Art Fair,” the first of its kind to be held here. Continue reading

09/4/14

Coconut Week 2014

It has often been said that the coconut is the tree of life, because of the many uses of this tree and its fruit in the creation of different products. And being a country abundant in coconut trees, it is something that has become somewhat of a given fact that we tend to take for granted the coconut’s importance at times.

Thankfully, we have events like the recently-held National Coco Week to underscore the contributions of the coconut in our daily lives.

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06/23/14

Checked Out: ToyCon 2014

It is that time of the year once again when the country’s biggest toy convention hits town. And the Urban Roamer was there as usual at ToyCon 2014, held at the usual venue which is the Megatrade Hall of SM Megamall last June 20-22.

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