Travel Gear

Travel Gear Review | Road Testing Blood Red’s 2016 Collection

Posted on May 13, 2016

At the peak of the hottest summer season in the Philippines, Cebu-based sailing-inspired clothing brand Blood Red launches their 2016 Collection, which improves on their core product lines like performance swimwear and applies their design principles on newer categories like casual wear, dry bags and dry pouches. For the past two months, I had the opportunity to preview and road-test products from their latest collection to see how they’d weather during my travels around the Philippines and overseas. I’ve worn their clothes while river trekking,Read More

Travel Gear Review | Starmobile Knight Elite Android Phone with ‘Star Cam’ Features!

Posted on September 15, 2015

This is my product review of Starmobile Knight Elite – an all-new sleek, tough and luxurious 4G LTE Android smartphone with built-in Star Camera features to enhance the point-and-shoot experience. Starmobile – one of the most innovative tech brands in the Philippines – officially launches its newest top-of-the-line Android smartphone the Knight Elite today, September 15. I was one of the very first people to own this model, having been given a unit two weeks ago to road-test before the official product launch, whereRead More

Travel Gear Review | Starmobile Knight Luxe Android Phone – the Thinnest Starmobile Device Ever!

Posted on September 14, 2015

This is my product review of Starmobile Knight Luxe – a sleek, elegant and power-packed Android smartphone. Starmobile – one of the most innovative tech brands in the Philippines – lent me one of their top-of-the-line Android smartphones, the Knight Luxe, to road-test on my travels. I used the phone over the course of more than two weeks, taking it with me on trips to Metro Manila, Batangas and Baguio. Upon unboxing the device, I was immediately impressed by its incredibly slimRead More

One4TheRoad.com : The Treasure Trove For Travelers, By Travelers [Blog Giveaway]

Posted on July 13, 2015

Looking for stylish and innovative travel accessories that not only look great but work wonders? Or perhaps a one-of-a-kind gift for a travel-savvy friend? One For The Road may just be the perfect place to start browsing. Curated by a team of Manila-based globetrotters, this new online store aims to be a “treasure trove for travelers, by travelers”. I really loved their assortment of fun, trendy and innovative products developed by design-driven companies from all over the world. I’m ordering some items and willRead More

Innovating Watersports Wear: An Interview with the Blood Red Team

Posted on June 1, 2015

Over the past five months I’ve been traveling with watersports wear by Blood Red Clothing, a Cebu-based international brand that’s been creating design-driven and field-tested apparel and gear inspired by the sport of sailing since 2007. Having worn their products during various water-based activities from canyoneering to scuba diving to wakeboarding, I’ve been repeatedly impressed not only by their aesthetic appeal, but most especially to the attention to detail they invest in their clothing to make them more convenient and worry-free to wear (read my productRead More

Travel Gear Review | Blood Red Watersports Wear

Posted on February 16, 2015

This is my product review of water sports apparel and swimwear by Blood Red Clothing. I received free merchandise from the company for writing this review. “We have to swim to shore,” our boatman instructed us as our outrigger failed to anchor closer to shore due to the low tide and powerful surge. Without a moment’s hesitation, I jumped right into the water, as I came ready to get wet and wild, dressed confidently in a brand-new rash guard and pair ofRead More