S&R Membership Shopping: The Annual Members Treat is Back!

Hold your horses and gear up because the most anticipated annual treat is about to happen. Yup! You read it right – its back! The S&R Members Treat is back. This is truly a great news from S&R to all its members nationwide. Not to mention, a good way as well to kick-off the – ber months.

Enjoy the pleasure of world class shopping with up to 50% Discounts, Buy 1 Take 1 and Big Savings on their premium items. So make sure to mark your calendars because the treat sale will run from September 30 - October 2, 2016. This terrific treat is set to get the most out of your money with S&R Membership Shopping.

Don’t forget to update your membership and renewal fees to avail of this amazing shopping promo. To know more, visit S&R Membership Shopping official account. See you there!
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Café Mi Corazon: Cooked with Love. Served by Heart.

Scrolling up and down my Instagram feed while I’m procrastinating on something which requires urgency. Then here you go, another food porn story showing up and I can’t help myself but book a reservation for next day’s food tripping. Who can say NO to food? Nobody. Haha Anyway, I stumble upon this cute feed where the shop is located just nearby from the house along Ponciano Street in the alley of Doña Segunda. The café seems promising because of their bestselling Cookie Shots as per their page, that’s why I hop right away the next day.

Café Mi Corazon is one of the cutest café I’ve been to; and it’s one of the smallest as well when it comes to space with a max of 12 heads only. The shop’s facade is stodgy and less appealing yet the interior inside was simply captivating; wall arts and painting were handmade by the alumni of UM – Fine Arts. But in spite of the space and place, at Café Mi Corazon, you will never go wrong. Café Mi Corazon menu has a few options, so choosing what to try will never be a problem, but if you’re going to ask me – here’s what I can highly recommend:

First up is their blockbusting Corazon's Signature Cookie Shots. The wife’s owner herself baked the cookies formed into cups inlaid with chocolates inside so when pouring milk, it won’t soften the delectable cookies. Then go pour that fresh milk in it and have a sip. When you run out of Milk, you can order another shot or eat the whole cookie cup. Although the milk is bland in flavor, but the cookie itself is satisfyingly good. Cookie Shots is worth 50php only.

Just like the Cookie Shots, they do have another offering of the same menu but instead of milk, it has Vanilla Ice Cream with Strawberry Syrup – it's the Cookie Ice Cream Cup, which cost you 55php only, yet I tried pouring some milk into it which turned into a perfect mouth-watering combination – you just have to add 10php for another shot of milk.

Rice Toppings were surprisingly good. I never thought that their meals were like something I wanted to look forward to eating again. They may look like typical rice toppings, but their tastes were completely different, the gravy is set to astonish your taste buds. Although I have tried some, but I greatly commend their Pork Cutlets with Gravy which is costing me for 55php per meal. Imagine how cheap the price is but giving you a taste of heaven.

Adding to what I ordered is the Matcha Moringa. It doesn’t appear to be exceptional, but still worth the try though, just make sure that it’s still cold when you drink it. This is also my first time to try a Matcha Moringa juice since most of the time I prefer it served as frappe. But who am I to complain if ordering a Matcha Moringa juice would cost me for an additional of 15php only? That’s already a good deal peeps and it’s not bad after all.

Café Mi Corazon is specifically at Doña Segunda – Building 1 Stall 16, Ponciano Street, Davao City. Right straight from the small alley fronting the only Seven Eleven convenience store in the area. You can phone them for inquiry and reservation at 09152580443. Overall, I’m so happy with the experience, yet for now I’m giving them 3.8/5 rating. Looking forward to try all what’s on the menu.
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Eraserheads: Reunites with #‎SmartAllOutSurf + My Top 5 Favorite Hits

The most successful and influential Filipino rock band in Philippine music history is set to make wave again. I’m talking about none other than Eraserheads! A band that inspired the creation of a lot of our home-grown acts and still continue to do so.

Magkahawak ang ating kamay at walang kamalaymalay na tinuruan mo ang puso ko na umibig ng tunay…” this became the song of every Filipino, but of course, a true E-aficionados know that there’s more to them than this ultimate hit – “Ang Huling El Bimbo”. This overplayed gem is only the tip of the iceberg and with so much nostalgia, I have mustered my Top 5 Eraserheads hits.

1. Ang Huling El Bimbo

2. Pare Ko

3. Ligaya

4. Magazine

5. Toyang

These songs bring so much memories of the past that will never get old. And for this band’s amazing comeback, there is something to watch out for. That’s why Smart brings together the Eraserheads to go all out for a new and latest offering for all their prepaid subscribers.

Smart reunites the ultimate foursome of Pinoy Rock Music; Ely Buendia, Marcus Adoro, Raymund Marasigan, and Buddy Zabala – the Eraserheads!

And as they say, “iba talaga ‘pag kumpleto.” Whether it is entertainment or anything else, people look for the whole package. In the same way, Smart’s prepaid call and text bundles are awesome, and its surf bundles equally so. But if you combine call, text and mobile internet, you have the most comprehensive prepaid deal ever.

On August 19, the telco launches ALLOUTSURF 30, the first complete data, call and text, offer in the market. For Php 30, prepaid subscribers get 2 days of 300MB data with free access to Facebook, unlimited texts to all networks, and 30 minutes calls to Smart, TNT and Sun.

Now, there’s no need to choose between call, text, and mobile data. You can have it all with ALLOUTSURF30, the first promo offer to give subscribers what they want and need.

For more information about ALLOUTSURF 30 and other promos, click here. To avail, text ALLOUT30 to 9999.
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GoLocal Pocket Wifi: Your Travel Partner in the Philippines

Stay connected with tourist’s greatest travel buddy in the Philippines – the GoLocal Pocket Wifi. Smart Communications launched a mobile data solution that can assist incoming visitors conveniently stay online and always be connected with their family and friends wherever they are in the country.

With this amazing initiative, tourists are able to enjoy reliable and fast internet connection with cheap deals for as low as $1.67 per day. Plan bundles are dedicated only on this specific device to ensure a hassle-free and economical travel mobile data experience. Moreover, GoLocal Pocket Wifi can connect up to five devices like mobiles, tablets or ipads, laptops all at the same time with a remarkable speed up to 42mbps.

The pocket wifi device rental service is now available online as well as at NAIA Terminal 1, NAIA Terminal 3 and Cebu-Mactan airport. To avail, just head over to GoLocal booths located at the arrival area of the terminals mentioned. Or have this arranged prior via www.golocal-app.com and your device will be ready for pick-up by the time you arrive. For a more convenient way, an option of having the device delivered straight to your hotel is as well possible.

GoLocal Pocket Wifi website mobile interface

GoLocal Pocket Wifi is indeed a superb alternative while travelling the Philippines without worrying any international data charges. Just with GoLocal Pocket Wifi alone, you can truly give surety that it’s more fun in the Philippines.

GoLocal Pocket WiFi rental requires a USD 45 REFUNDABLE deposit. This is to make certain that Smart got you covered so you can take pleasure in and need not to worry about your connectivity needs. GoLocal has wide coverage as it is powered by Smart, the Philippines’ largest mobile network in the Philippines.

To know more of this product, click here. So what are you waiting for? Book now!
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Pokémon GO now LIVE! Smart gives Free Access for Subscribers

The most anticipated app in the market is now up live in the country. In partnership with the leading mobile services provider Smart Communications has announced that it will give subscribers 7 days of free data access to Pokémon GO starting today nationwide. This offer is available on both Android and iOS users.

Smart and TNT subscribers who are using iPhones or Android smartphones can enjoy 7 days free data access to Pokémon GO upon accessing the game and start playing without data charges for 7 days. Isn’t that fantabulously amazing Pokémon Trainers?

 A Worldwide Phenomenon

A location-based augmented reality mobile game, Pokémon GO lets players assume the role of a trainer who discovers and catches Pokémon or “pocket monsters” as if in real life using the GPS and camera of their smartphones.

Players level up their Pokémon and battle other trainers to gain Pokécoins that can be spent on in-game items.

Developed by Niantic Labs in partnership with Nintendo affiliate The Pokemon Company, Pokemon GO has swept gamers since it was first launched in the USA, Australia and New Zealand on July 6. The game is now available in over 30 countries, including Japan, where the original Pokemon game and anime series originated.

#PHforPokemonGO Campaign

Smart is one with the whole nation in waiting for Pokemon GO to finally go live in the Philippines, and we are very excited to welcome the game in our own big way,” said Kathy C. Carag, Smart Mobile Business Head.

Smart subscribers nationwide can look forward to more special treats and promos that will allow them to make the most of their Pokemon GO experience.

Drumming up the excitement among millions of Filipino fans, Smart joined the rally for #PHForPokemonGO on social media since the game was released in select markets last July 6.  On Twitter alone, the anticipation and clamor for the game reached more than 14 million impressions on over the last couple of weeks for Smart and Pokemon Go.

Leveled-up Pokemon GO Experience

Smart and TNT subscribers can easily level up their game play via convenient and secure Pokemon Go in-app purchases even without a credit card.

With Smart’s Google Direct Carrier Billing for Android users, subscribers can easily purchase Pokecoins, Pokemon Go’s currency mainly used for buying items that will help gamers catch Pokemons – directly charged to their prepaid load or postpaid account.

Smart Postpaid subscribers who are iPhone users can also conveniently buy Pokecoins, charged to their monthly billing, through Smart’s Pay-With- Mobile service.

Catch the latest updates on Pokemon GO by following Smart’s official accounts on Facebook, Snapchat (LiveSmartPH), Twitter and Instagram.
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