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Dinagyang Drive Through

  Over the past few days, all roads have been leading to Iloilo City for the Dinagyang Festival, one of the country’s biggest Sto. Niño fiestas which feature soot-painted dancers mimicking the Ati indigenous tribe, the first…

Exciting road trips for 2020

Every New Year brings new challenges and bucket lists of things to do or places to go for the weekend warriors. With new exciting car models from the popular brands and relatively unexplored destinations, 2020 will be…

Kia Soluto is ‘value for money’

Photos by Tessa R. Salazar The Korean marque Kia has certainly gone a long way from its origins in South Korea nearly eight decades ago. From merely making metal tubes, the Kia brand is now among the…

Lexus IS350: old school is cool

  The third generation Lexus IS350 has been with us since 2013, having served a full six years, essentially a full lifetime in the market. Year 2016 saw a revision of the model, featuring new headlights and…

Lamborghini’s bullish future with the Urus

In my 15 years of being a motoring scribe, I’ve had the pleasure of taking home some of the best cars I could only ever hope to afford. A few of them include the Porsche Panamera Turbo,…

Volkswagen PH hosts food and art crawl, announces Lamando art competition

A weekday road trip to Baguio is always a welcome respite from the hustle and bustle of holiday traffic specially on an early December week. The trip was organized by Volkswagen Philippines and they invited some members…

MG’s Media Getaway to Baler

It has been an exciting 2019 for MG Philippines, as the British heritage car brand was introduced to the Philippine motoring public in a very big way. Through engaging marketing campaigns, aggressive sales promotions, and reliable aftersales…

Viva Vitara

(Continuation) Northern Cebu has its own cluster of intriguing destinations which are best enjoyed on a road trip on board a sleek compact SUV which can sprint along paved roads and negotiate rough terrain in the interiors.…

Driving the Porsche Taycan, electrified and ecstatic

People ask the wrong questions. I do that myself, and with this vehicle I did that myself as well. In the case of the new Porsche Taycan, the questions are about the electrics. That is not what…

Mini goes for power with new Countryman JCW

The Kaeng Krachan Circuit is Thailand’s second-longest race track and is located in the country’s Phetchaburi province. It’s a favorite location for movie and advertising filming, but for one afternoon in October, it was the site of…