of pregnancy and rehab

We want to start this post with line popularized by our very own former president “I AM (we are so) SORRY!” or better yet change our URL to wearesosorry.com

Two months of AWOL is unacceptable. But we are still strongly denying the rumors that Monette gave birth while I (Ron) was forced to go on a rehab. Now do the math, scandal plus rehab? If those were true then you should have heard us announcing that we booked flights to miami faster than we can even say, hello and f**k yeah Lindsay Lohan.

Truth is, we are brewing a project. Something that we love and very passionate about, (not karaoke) Travel DUH!

A travel reality show to be exact and in the past two months we were spending days and nights with the team PHL360°. Who wouldn’t? If this is as close as we can get to give Snooki a run for her money, we would not mind blowing pickles off the jar.

So there you go, PHL360° came in to the picture. It is a fusion of reality TV and travel show circling around the stories of eight Indie travelers; Dong an electronic engineer, Robx a digital artist, Hannah a pole athlete, Chichi a marketing specialist, Robert a TV journalist, Chyng a software analyst and us, the beer drinking road rats in corporate disguise. It is a show filled with advocacy, moving pictures from the book of indie travel 101 and a dash of road drama while the pairs embark on a trip around the Philippines.

Eight different kinds of travelers doing four extraordinary trips in four different destinations in the country (North, South, East, West).  Eight folks will be grouped into four.  Say, a drama queen is partnered with college loser or a former nun meets former porn starlet… Of course those are just examples demmit, but each duo travels to a place both not suited to their personalities with a mission of exploring the place and tell their stories. We will see what happens after the weekender trip and some surprise twists along the way. The series will be launched in June of this year.


Unlike other travel shows this will focus on the human side of travel, the location will be the backdrop, but ultimately we want to show that travel is not just an activity, it’s a lifestyle.  There are different reasons and inspirations why people travel.  More than the pictures we post on Facebook, there is always a profound story of one’s journey.  The food, history, politics and the people we meet on the road are crucial elements of travel.  So it’s not just the destination but the experience, the whole 360° of it.

Check out PHL360.com for details and follow us on facebook.com/PHL360 and on twitter@PHL360

  • http://www.budgettraveladventures.com/ Jeremy Branham

    Wow, that’s awesome! Congrats on the travel show. Look forward to seeing it. Checked out the cast for it and it looks pretty interesting. Will this just be broadcast in certain regions or can people all over the world see it? I couldn’t figure that out.

  • http://fliptravels.com/ flip’n travels

    thanks Jeremy. The show is available online and will be shown at PHL360.com it will be mostly in english but there will also be subtitles.

  • http://www.pinksatchel.blogspot.com/ Krizzia

    Followed you in Twitter, Liked you in Facebook, Followed you in your website

    Just to make sure I’m not gonna miss anything about PHL360! :)

  • http://pinoyadventurista.com mervz | pinoyadventurista.com

    WOW! i’m really excited for this… good luck to the whole PHL360 team! Good job! :)

  • http://justwandering.org nina

    Copy and pasted from the press release?! HAHAHAHHA

  • http://thebackpackchronicles.com joan| the backpack chronicles

    So exciting! Can’t wait for the show to finally start!

  • http://www.byahengbarok.com Gladys | ByahengBarok.com

    good luck with PHL360 :)

  • http://wandershugah.blogspot.com WANDERSHUGAH

    I cant wait for this! im too excited!! :) This is sure one hellavu fun!! Congrats Monette and Ron!

  • http://www.pinaytraveljunkie.com/ gayE @ pinaytraveljunkie

    Currently looking for Luna’s dress for the launch.

  • http://www.nomadicexperiences.com/ Marky

    Excited for the launch as well.

  • http://lamyerda.com Riz

    WOW! Very Impressive! Cant wait to watch the Show! :)

  • http://fliptravels.com/ flip’n travels

    @krizzia, mervz, joan, gladys, wandershugah, marky: thank you for all your support! dahil jan, mas excited kami to make the show better. we will not fail you!!!
    @nina: saktong sakto ba? LOL!
    @gaye: palitan na ang flight!!!

  • http://rivan.org/ Cisco

    Great article !!

  • http://www.contourblog.com Bonzenti | Con Tour Blog

    silently supporting you ron and monette. good luck for the rest of the cast……:-).

  • http://fliptravels.com/ flip’n travels

    thank you bonzeti! we truly appreciate it! kita kits soon!

  • http://www.thetravelteller.com OLAN | The Travel Teller

    WOW! Parang mas excited ako para sa inyu Ron… Goodluck guys!

  • http://luxuryhaven.blogspot.com Blackswan

    Hi Ron, dropping by from Luxury Haven to say “hello’! Congrats & pleasure to meet u in Malacca. I’m following u at Twitter too. Looking fwd to sharing & Happy Blogging!

  • http://www.mycomingsandgoings.com mheanne ojeda

    this is a nice post Ron and Monette, enough to make up for being gone for two months! congrats on PHL 360 and so sad I missed the launch because i look so ugly with the sty haha.

  • http://ideacrib.blogspot.com Patricia

    Great concept! Can’t wait for the first episode. :)

  • http://ideacrib.blogspot.com Patricia

    Great concept Can’t wait for the first episode. :)

  • http://atufflife.blogspot.com Andy

    i’m getting hooked with the PHL360! :)