The month of August is coming and it's an exciting time for Higalaay 2016! It's rich, colorful, and fun! so be sure to check it out and witness these exciting event! 

Here's the complete List of Higalaay 2016's Cagayan de Oro Fiesta Schedule of Activities: 

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HIGALAAY GARDEN SHOW, Duaw Kagay-an Park 

(August 1 -31, 2016) HIGALAAY AGRI FAIR, 

Gaston Park (August 1 -31, 2016) 

MINDANAO FASHION SUMMIT, Rotunda Limketkai Center (August 4-6, 2016) 

MISS CAGAYAN DE ORO CORONATION NIGHT, The Atrium Limketkai Center (August 13, 2016) 

KUMBIRA, The Atrium Limketkai Center (August 17-19, 2016) 

KAHIMUNAN TRADE FAIR, Entrance 3 SM City (August 19-28) 

COWBOY FESTIVAL:THE ANNUAL CDO HORSE SHOW, P.N. Roa Property, Upper Carmen CDO (August 20-21, 2016) 

KAGAY-AN FESTIVAL MARATHON, Centrio Mall (Start & Finish, 3:00 AM) (August 20, 2016) 

CAGAYAN DE ORO CARNIVAL PARADE, Luna-Velez to DV Soria, 4:00 PM (August 20, 2016)

 HIGALAS PARADE OF FLOATS & ICONS, Rodelsa Circle – Velez – CM Recto – LKKS, 7:00 AM (August 27, 2016) 

BISPERAS FIREWORKS DISPLAY, Du-aw Kagay-an Park, 8:00PM (August 27, 2016) 

 RELIGIOUS PROCESSION, Ferndandez St.- Velez- Capistrano – St. Augustine Cathedral, 4:00PM (August 28, 2016) 

 KAGAY-AN PYRO MUSICAL FESTIVAL, SM City Grounds (August 28, 2016) 

 FLUVIAL PROCESSION, Macajalar Bay – Cagayan River – Du-aw Kagay-an Park (August 28, 2016)

 HIGALAAY CITY-WIDE SALE, Centrio Mall, Gaisano, Limketkai, Ororama Supercenter, SM City (August 23-29, 2016) 



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Good Food, Wonderful Friends, and Great Ambience is everything! 

And that's what I love about Greenwich SM CDO's newest look! 

They have an interior reminiscent of a familiar and homey feel by using wood and brick elements, where one can instantly feel it like an authentic pizzeria. The new store concept features a lounge, main dining area, balcony, banquet and an enclosed dining space fit for everyone's needs. The seating varies from couches, booths, tables, and longer spaces complete with bar stools for the authentic experience. 

The interiors are made more rustic with wooden pizza feels, tin buckets, and colorful ceramics to tie the concept together in the goal of making Greenwich feel like home. This young, modern, mid-century industrial neighborhood pizzeria look makes both loyal Greenwich lovers and curious foodies alike to be part of the barkada and savor the goodness that is truly world class. 

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Aside from that, Greenwich SM CDO also launches their Newest Pizza: The Bacon Crispy Thins! 

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Greenwich’s Bacon Crispy pizza is made with a generous amount of bacon with ham, mushrooms, mozzarella, and cream cheese. It’s baconized, cheesified! I can attest that bacon makes everything better!

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Bringing in your friends will be made more memorable as a comfortable environment heightens the customer's experience to enjoy the best-tasting and best-value pizza and pasta serve hot and fresh only at Greenwich! :) So, what are you waiting for? Visit them today! 

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Good Food, Wonderful Friends, and Great Ambience is everything! 

And that's what I love about Greenwich SM CDO's newest look! 

They have an interior reminiscent of a familiar and homey feel by using wood and brick elements, where one can instantly feel it like an authentic pizzeria. The new store concept features a lounge, main dining area, balcony, banquet and an enclosed dining space fit for everyone's needs. The seating varies from couches, booths, tables, and longer spaces complete with bar stools for the authentic experience. 

The interiors are made more rustic with wooden pizza feels, tin buckets, and colorful ceramics to tie the concept together in the goal of making Greenwich feel like home. This young, modern, mid-century industrial neighborhood pizzeria look makes both loyal Greenwich lovers and curious foodies alike to be part of the barkada and savor the goodness that is truly world class. 

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Aside from that, Greenwich SM CDO also launches their Newest Pizza: The Bacon Crispy Thins! 

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Greenwich’s Bacon Crispy pizza is made with a generous amount of bacon with ham, mushrooms, mozzarella, and cream cheese. It’s baconized, cheesified! I can attest that bacon makes everything better!

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Bringing in your friends will be made more memorable as a comfortable environment heightens the customer's experience to enjoy the best-tasting and best-value pizza and pasta serve hot and fresh only at Greenwich! :)

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What's new in CDO? 

It's The Nest and it's finally hatched during their soft opening last Saturday, June 18, 2016. 

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The Nest CDO is the cozy home to two new Kagay-anon food brands for a whole new, hip dining experience! 

First is the Maison de Bon Bon, which serves all kinds of authentic French food. This is the perfect place where your French cravings are satisfied. 
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The Second one is the Giuseppe Pizzeria & Sicilian Roasts, where you can indulge in the finest Italian pizza, pasta and meals for your delicious slice of Italian cuisine! 
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They don't just have great food, but a cozy ambiance and Instagram worthy spot, too! :) 

here's a glimpse of their Menu: 
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The Nest is situated in between Ramon Chavez Street corner Corrales Avenue near Boy Zugba. 

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So, are you ready for a new & hip dining experience? 

Get IN the Nest today! ‪#‎TheNestCDO‬


For more info, check out their website The Nest CDO

Like their Facebook Page 

or Follow their  IG @thenest.cdo

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Nowadays, most of us are into social media. As a Blogger and Virtual Assistant myself, I could say that my life revolves around the internet specially on social media. And because of this, it is a must have for me to connect myself to the internet. This digital innovations allows me to work for a living and enjoy my passions as well. 

As the undisputed leader in mobile, Smart has been at the forefront of developing game-changing digital products and services that have made meaningful impact on the lives of Filipinos everywhere. For us who are living in CDO, what's even more exciting is that Smart has enhanced the network in Cagayan de Oro. The network now has improved data access, additional 3G and LTE cell sites in the area as well as network cluster optimization, subscribers can now enjoy stronger and faster data connection so they can lead digitally-connected lives. 

Smart officially launches the "SMART Digifest" which composes a series of activities, games and events featuring the best of Smart's data connection to let Cagayanons experience what Smart has to offer. 

See the scheduled list below for SMART Digifest activities: 

> June 4 to 5: Gaming Week – Limketkai East Concourse 
> June 11 to 12: Social Media Week – Centrio Garden 
> June 18 to 19: Video Streaming - Lifestlye District 
> June 25: Culminating Night (Rave Party, venue TBC) 

Mechanics to win:

 ▶ Snapchat - simply post a story on snapchat and send it to "Livesmartph" with filters of Cagayan de Oro. Snap your creative faces for a chance to win and be featured by Smart 

▶ Facebook Barkada Challenge - a perfect timing to use the Smartbrokada 4G wifi to post a picture showing your barkada enjoying the Smart's faster data by using the hashtag #ConnectNaTa. This doesn't require likes, Smart will personally choose a lucky winner.
 
▶ Clash Royale Tournament - this is an inside dome activity that will happen on June 04 and 05. You can simply join by playing with your brokada or challenge an opponent in the said game.

▶ Virtual Reality - also an inside booth activity during the game week. Participants will get to experience playing an awesome virtual reality being projected on the screen. Those who will try will get free tickets to the rave and those who will get to the leaderboards will win prizes. 

▶ Video Streaming - this goes very simple, participants will only have to watch a video using, ofcourse, Smart's faster data and will only follow the navigation on demo units then they can sit back, relax and win a prize. 

 ▶ Trivia Game - Participants will have to go to the movie weekend booth to join, trivia will be from a movie being projected on the screen and answers will be then posted on Facebook by using the hashtag #ConnectNaTa. Participants will get free admission tickets to the rave and winners will get free Iflix vouchers. 

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So, what are you waiting for? 

Experience faster data connection in CDO today by visiting and joining SMART Digifest's scheduled list of activities! 

Try it out with #SmartBigBytes 50’s double data and enjoy 3 days of online fun! 

Visit http://smart.com.ph/bigbytes for more details.

So, #ConnectNaTa Guys with #SmartDigifest 

Kita-kits mga Higala! :) 


Sunset couple 
Me and my girl friends decided to have a bonding time together and since we have a friend who is from Indahag, she introduced Eden's Solace to us telling us that it's the best place to have a barkada bonding together. It was our first time to visit the place and guess what? It's really a cool place to relax and simply chill out! 

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This is another ridge in Cagayan de Oro City which offers a vantage view of the sunset and the surrounding suburb of the city.Eden’s Solace is located in Indahag. It’s entrance is located along the Macasandig-Indahag Road going to Cepalco Solar Plant. 

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After eating, we explored the place... Took pictures, laughed... and enjoyed our time while we were there. 

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However, based on what I had observed,  there's still a lot of improvements and renovations for the amenities to do in this place so it will be a must-see place to visit in CDO. Hopefully soon, it will be just like High Ridge so people will go there and dine while enjoying the view and the fresh air. 

By the way, bringing of food is now no longer allowed. Entrance fee is minimal, around P20 only.
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Eden's Solace is indeed a perfect hang out place for family and friends which offers an amazing view of the sunset, the city lights, and the surrounding suburb of the city. Such a nice scenic view of CDO! 




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Pete's Patriots is a newly launched Filipino Gastropub restaurant which is conveniently located at Rosario Strip, Limketkai Center, Cagayan de Oro City. 

 
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They take pride in their mouthwatering Filipino-American fusion cuisine and their wide variety of dishes. Their bestsellers have a fresh and modern twist to classic favorites such as our Sous-vide beef salpicao, sisig sipa, homemade bacon belly, steak and rice skillet, and their savory banana beignets. 

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Pete's Patriots want the "Cagay-anons" to embrace and experience the Manila lifestyle bar concept by providing an unforgettable dining experience every time through their mouth watering food, quality service and edgy ambiance. 

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It's Only here at Pete's Patriots, The Filipino Gastro Pub where fusion food is truly a gastronomic experience! 

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A few days ago, I joined the Top-off ceremony of Smart Condominium. Brokers, Agents, and Potential Clients also joined this event to know more about this Korean luxury style condominium. 

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Smart Condominium is a state-of-the-art residences using the latest advancements in home automation and proven technologies for your ultimate comfort and convenience. It is situated very near Pueblo Golf Course, Xavier Estates, SM City and Xavier University. 

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It possesses a beautiful sky garden and swimming pool located at the penthouse level for your rest and leisure needs. It is indeed The Art of Smart Living, Affordable luxury at its best and a worth of investment of  your money!

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Here are 11 Logical Reasons to Invest and Live in Smart Condominium: 

1. Smart Security - it has key-card access to floor levels to individual condo units. 

2. Smart safety- full automated fire alarms and control systems. 

3. Smart Ownership - Condominium certificate of titles 

4. Smart location - uptown area, flood free and milder temperature 

5. Smart Lifestyle - Party area, sky garden and swimming pool at the roof deck. 

6. Smart Investment - Accelerated price appreciation and substantial rental revenue 

7. Smart Health and Recreation - Access to Pueblo Golf course and Xavier Sports and Country Club 

8. Smart Entertainment - Full high definition cable television 

9. Smart Energy - 100% LED lighting and solar lamps for outdoor areas 

10. Smart Communication - video intercom and ultra high speed data transmission capabilities 

11. Smart Automation - State-of-the-art technology for home and kitchen automation.

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For more information, call tel.no. 088-855-0527 or visit their website @ smartcondominium.com.ph