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    A Sweet, Good Food Tour in Alabang

    It has been a long while since the Urban Roamer joined a food tour. So I was fortunate and excited to take part in a food tour again. Never mind if the place where the tour will be held is very much far away from the usual haunts. In this case, the far south of the metropolis in the Alabang Town Center area. This particular food tour is actually the latest edition in the series food tours being held since last year called the “Good Food Tour”. This tour series is organized by foodpanda, an online food delivery service that delivers food from various partner restaurants. Each Good Food Tour…

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    Thank You FlipTrip!

    Last Wednesday, your Urban Roamer was at A Space Manila for what is known as a “travel meetup” organized by the cool folks at FlipTrip. It was an opportunity for this self-confessed travel bug to meet up and network with fellow travel bugs and perhaps pick an idea or two for my next trip. Admittedly, I haven’t been to as much adventures as I wanted to due to stuff that has happened in my life recently. But now that everything seems to have settled down, I am ready to go to more places in the future. And this time, with some company since traveling solo all these years can be dull…

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    The Urban Roamer Loves Google Street View! (for the most part)

    The technology used in maps has evolved a lot in recent years. From the flat graphic imagery, we are now seeing rich 3D satellite imagery to give us a better idea of what a place looks like, especially places we have not been to before. Then came the next phase in mapping technology when Google introduced Street View in 2008, providing users with an interactive and panoramic view of different neighborhoods around the world. After making it available in different countries around the world over the years, finally Google has managed to make Street View officially available in the country which a launch held recently. Now Filipinos like the Urban Roamer can…

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