About ItsChada – It’s Chada

Chada is short for Pachada, a word uniquely used in Cagayan de Oro, Philippines, or native Kagay-anon. It has several meanings like expressing something beautiful, nice, or awesome.

“Ka pachada ba kaayo sa imong sanina!” = “Dress is so beautiful!”

“Ka pachada ba kaayo dari nga lugar!” = “This place is so nice!”

The author of this blog is Mike Abonitalla, born and raised in Cagayan de Oro City and has witnessed the city from a small town in the south of the Philippines, and to what it is today as a bustling metropolitan city in this part of Northern Mindanao.

He is a veteran and pioneer of the Internet in the Philippines where he used to tinker with the Internet way before it arrived here in the Philippines and opened one of the first Cybercafe or Internet Cafe in the country and in Cagayan de Oro city when the Philippines was connected to the Internet way back in the 1990s.

Mike is now a digital marketing strategist and consultant who founded and managed ThriveSME Digital and ThriveWhiz which serve clients all over the world. His digital marketing agency today started as a website designer and web server hosting business way back in the 90s.

Its Chada Lifestyle and Travel Blog or itsChada.com is built on our love of Cagayan de Oro City and nearby places. There are so many interesting things happening here that we want to share, especially with our kababayan’s and Kagay-anon’s all over the world.

itsChada.com is among the Top 100 Best Philippine Lifestyle Blogs by FeedSpot, #52 as of 2022, and has also received various other awards and accolades for the past several years that it has existed.

Our mission is to discover and share great things that are happening in Cagayan de Oro City and Northern Mindanao every day and also awesome stories and things to do when traveling to other parts of the world.

For comments, suggestions, tips, and promotion of your brand feel free to contact us on the form below or on our contact page.

Daghang Salamat ug hinaut ma lingaw ra mo sa among storya dari nga website, ug sa inyong pag soroy-soroy sa dagbayan sa Cagayan de Oro.