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Showing posts with label Travel. Show all posts

Thursday, April 21, 2022

Fully Renovated Mazda Museum To Re-Open In May

Once Japan re-opens to tourists, you may want to take a trip to Hiroshima as the Mazda Museum is now fully renovated. Due to open to the public starting May 23 (prior reservations are required), the museum showcases the carmaker’s historic vehicles and exhibits its history since its foundation more than 100 years ago.

Sunday, March 20, 2022

A Day Out With The 2022 Peugeot 5008

It’s been about two years since I’ve hit the open road for something other than work. Although ride and drives are starting to be a regular occurrence, they’re typically done in frantic fashion. It’s simply hard to get personal with any car when you’re racing against a precisely-timed schedule. Understanding perhaps that the French do things differently, Astara, the new distributors of Peugeot have decided to do something else.

Friday, December 10, 2021

Agoda Shares 3 Road Trip Destinations For The Holidays

Filipinos are optimistic to resume travelling with their families before 2021 ends. According to digital travel platform, in its Philippine Travel Sentiment Survey, almost 50 percent of Pinoys are keen to travel domestically within the year together with their partner and kids.

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Filipinos Turn To Road Trip Destinations For Quick Getaways

Over the past year, there has been a shift in preference for road trip-friendly destinations near the National Capital Region (NCR), according to booking data from digital travel platform Agoda.

Friday, August 13, 2021

Kia Re-Opens Brand Experience Center In Seoul

Kia Corporation has announced today the re-opening of its customer-centric brand-experiencing venue, the Kia360, in southern Seoul.

Thursday, September 3, 2020

The Mitsubishi MI-Playground Could be Worth the Visit Post-COVID-19

With travel restrictions in place due to the coronavirus pandemic, we’re all itching to travel once more. If you’re a Mitsubishi fan, the company’s new headquarter showroom, “MI-Playground” (pronounced “My Playground”) could be worth the visit if you find yourself traveling to Tokyo.

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

You Can Now Visit the Honda Collection Hall Virtually

Honda fans, you can now visit the Honda Collection Hall from the comfort of your home. The Honda Collection Hall (HCH), located at the Twin Ring Motegi circuit in Japan (read our first-hand account here), hosts the largest collection of products developed by the company, with over 300 models on show.

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Ferrari Museum Opens Exhibit Dedicated to Its Grand Tourers

In celebration of Enzo Ferrari’s birthday, a new exhibition has been opened at the museum that bears his name in Modena, Italy. Entitled “Ferrari Grand Tour, a journey through beauty and passion,” celebrates the Italian carmaker’s most elegant grand tourers, all of which happen to be truly global in their appeal.

Monday, February 10, 2020

The Kia Seltos's Intelligent Variable Transmission Restores My Faith in CVTs

We’re currently resting up in Baler, Aurora giving the 2020 Kia Seltos its first out-of-town shakedown. Oh, and before you ask, yes, we’ll be coming up with our initial impressions soon, and yes, we’ll also be doing a full-fledged review too. But before all that, let’s talk all about the IVT because, holy shit, it blew my mind.

Thursday, December 26, 2019

BREAKING NEWS: Overnight Parking Suspended at All NAIA Terminals

The Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) is suspending long-term (overnight) parking at all terminals of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) starting today Thursday, December 26, 2019 up until Sunday, January 5, 2020.

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

NISMO is Celebrating 60 Years with Special Exhibit in Yokohama

Nissan’s motorsports division, NISMO is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year. To commemorate the occasion, the Japanese carmaker is displaying an all NISMO line-up at the Nissan Gallery in Yokohama starting today.

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Nissan to Open New Interactive Brand Center in Yokohama

Nissan plans to open an interactive venue near its global headquarters where people can experience the company’s products, technology and vision for the future of mobility.

Thursday, October 17, 2019

The Curious Story of This One-Off Yellow Mazda MX-5

While this opportunity wasn’t our first visit to the Mazda Headquarters and Museum in Hiroshima, since we had around 100 members of the Miata Club of the Philippines in tow, it was only appropriate that our host, Mazda Corporation put on a show.

Monday, October 14, 2019

Why the Mazda MX-5 Remains Loved for 30 Years

Signs pointed out, “Welcome home [to] Hiroshima” around Mazda’s Miyoshi Proving Ground. Here, around 2,300 MX-5 descended onto the track in celebration of the roadster’s 30th anniversary; also in attendance were 102 members from the Miata Club of the Philippines and the MX-5 Club of Malaysia. There were other countries in attendance as well from Australia to Thailand to Italy to the United Kingdom, but none as big as the contingent from the Philippines.

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Nissan Philippines's "Go Anywhere" Campaign Wants You to Explore

As a way of demonstrating the capabilities of its Nissan Intelligent Mobility features, Nissan Philippines has introduced the “Go Anywhere” campaign to prove to consumers that their vehicles have the power and confidence to travel across locations around the Philippines.

Sunday, September 29, 2019

Nissan to Start Displaying Classic and Heritage Cars at Global Headquarters

With over 300 cars sitting in its Zama Heritage Collection, there’s no shortage of classic or historical cars to display over at Nissan. Now, because getting to the Zama Heritage Collection can be quite a challenge for the regular tourist, Nissan’s made a prudent decision to add a permanent Heritage Zone to its more accessible global headquarters in Yokohama.

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Subaru Expands STI Gallery

After renovating the shrine dedicated to everything STI last January, Subaru has announced that the STI Gallery has now been expanded. The shrine dedicated to Subaru Technica International is opening to the public starting this Saturday, September 21, 2019—perfect for those making the trek to the Tokyo Motor Show in October.

Monday, May 20, 2019

The 2019 Mitsubishi Strada Proves to be a Great Long-Distance Travel Companion

Previously, the Strada’s always been driven on the streets of Manila through an extensive review (link here), but this time, it’s tackling the roads of Palawan through this 300-kilometer ride and drive activity.

Palawan is considered by many as the last ecological frontier in the Philippines. Home to many unspoiled natural wonders, over the past few years it has gained significance as one of the country’s fastest growing provinces as well. The same could be said about pickup trucks: what was once a simple workhorse is now accepted by many as a bona fide status symbol; a weekday family vehicle that turns into a weekend adventure machine. Such is the market that faces the 2019 Strada, and it’s a role that it fulfills quite well.

Monday, January 14, 2019

Let's Talk About What You Think of MG

Admittedly, the stigma attached to the term, “Made in China” is still hard to shake off. But while that may be true for cars made there before, companies such as SAIC Motor Corporation has since made great strides in both design and engineering.