The Amazing Race Philippines: DryedMangoez Edition 8 – Leg 1 – Vietnam

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Leg 1: “This gives new meaning to ‘Push mo yan!'”

Families, All-Stars and Celebrities; the last few seasons of The Amazing Race Philippines have featured different twists on the Race you know and love. But now it’s time to go back to basics.

The 11 new teams on this season are all regular, everyday people ready for an adventure around the world. None have viral videos on the internet, none have showbiz experience or connections. But all are ready for the adventure of a lifetime!

And because of that, these 11 new teams can use some friendly advice. And they’re getting it as they are currently being driven by 11 Amazing Race Philippines veterans in brand-new 2016 Kia Sorentos to the Starting Line at Quezon Memorial Circle in Quezon City. Continue reading

The Amazing Race Philippines: DryedMangoez Edition Season 8

Here we go again! It’s time for 11 brand new Filipino teams to Race around the world. (Or at least, “circumnavigate” a section of the world. Budget and all that. ;))

After seasons of returning Racers, celebrities (or people feeling-celebrity) and a twisty Family Edition, it’s time to get back to basics. This season features good ol’ regular, normal people! Imagine that! No viral video stars, no YouTube celebrities, no people famous for posting selfies. Just regular Filipinos with a taste for adventure and a dream of winning P2 million and a year of Jollibee and other prizes. =)

There’s also no overarching theme for the choice of locations this season like “Ring of Fire” or “African Adventure,” just a route that will surprise and excite teams and viewers alike. =D

By now, you know the drill. (Hehe.) Any real TARPH season will recycle some tasks from other TAR franchises and that’s the case here as well. But of course, all will likely be fresh and new for the Filipino audience.

And of course, TARPHDME exists merely to help nudge TV5 (and now Viva) towards giving the greenlight to a 3rd season of the real Amazing Race Philippines. Yes.

So, leggo! Continue reading