Gallery: Marianas Trench “Never Say Die” Tour


Hi Peeps! As you have read my previous MoVernie BLOG on my adventures at the Marianas Trench “Never Say Die” tour that was held at Air Canada Centre (ACC) last month, I had taken lots of amazing photos up close and personal near the stage and other areas of the venue. Yes, I worked very hard, ALWAYS on the MOVE to bring you the best photos of your favourite band.

Below is a gallery of photos that I took at the Marianas Trench Concert. Hope you enjoy them.

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Marianas Trench “Never Say Die” Tour – Air Canada Centre (Toronto Stop)


Marianas Trench, a well-established Canadian rock band was on a “Never Say Die” Tour in the past few months, making stops in many American and Canadian cities. Whether the cities were big ones or small ones, Marianas Trench made every effort to ensure its fans from all parts of the countries a chance to get up close and personal with them.

For those who wanted to know more about Marianas Trench, it’s a rock band from Vancouver, British Columbia that was formed in 2001. The band consists of members Josh Ramsay, Matt Webb, Mike Ayley, and Ian Casselman. This band has been in the music industry for 15 years and counting.

Personally, I am a huge fan of Marianas Trench, they are lovable, down-to-earth real, funny, cool, hip and really have its own unique character. Most importantly, this band has never ran out of music creativity, I have seen this band evolve over the years, thinking of new images, new ideas, new music direction, giving its fans something new to discover about the band while maintaining its own roots. That’s not easy to do for many bands but Marianas Trench just gets it done. In particular, I really like the singles called “One Love” and “Fallout“. You could hear the lyrics and how passionate Josh Ramsey interpreted in these songs. This band has so much to offer and so many hit singles that their fan base just continue to grow and grow.


Last month, I was very fortunate to be invited to cover and review the Marianas Trench “Never Say Die” Concert at the Air Canada Centre (ACC) in its Toronto stop. Another great Canadian band, Walk Off The Earth did the opening for them for the entire tour. It was a perfect choice to have them to open for the Marianas Trench. In particular, I really like one of their latest song called “Rule the World”, it’s just so powerful, strong instrumental music and just full of energy. And to be able to hear them live was a total pleasure. They had definitely hyped up the crowd that evening. I wish Walk Off The Earth best of luck and continue to pump out great music and hopefully, I will see them have their own tour in the near future.

The set list told us that the Marianas Trench concert will begin at 8:50 pm. To my surprise, the band was right on time. Wait, let me re-phrase this. The reason I was super surprised because most concerts that I been to in the past, they would never be on time, with some artists showing up 40 minutes later. Not for Marianas Trench, they didn’t want their fans to wait too long and suffer, thus, they began on time.

The background display of virtual images, lights and music were what made a live concert fun and entertaining. There is no comparison watching the concert live than by watching it on TV at home, it’s a total different experience. Josh Ramsey, as usual came out wearing flashy outfits, holding up his guitar and began jumping up and down throughout the stage. His fellow members positioned themselves at different places throughout the stage, playing their respective instruments.

The crowd at the ACC were jam packed, they were screaming, jumping up and down, moving their bodies along with the music. The vibe was awesome. You could see lots of young ladies, kids accompanied by parents were all singing along every song.

Marianas Trench released its latest album (Astoria) back in October of 2015 and they performed many of the songs from this album, including Astoria, One Love, Never Say Die and many more.


As you know, MoVernie is ALWAYS on the MOVE, so I took some shots from my seats and I also got to experience what a concert was like standing close the stage. I got to take lots of closeup photos (check them out below), so that I can share with you guys.

There was a few highlights that stick in my mind during the Marianas Trench concert. The moment when Josh came down the stage from the centre spot, he ran along the barricades and I was able to see him up close and personal, that was a memory to remember. He basically went around the arena and high-five the fans along the way. You could see how excited the fans were. Some even cried after they shook hands with Josh. Another highlight was when Josh went to the centre floor area, go onto the platform, sat down beside the piano and began to play the song “One Love” in piano version. That was really cool! Last but not least, Josh tied himself on a zip line wire and zipped across the stage in mid-air, singing songs while doing acrobats. That’s multi-tasking folks! All those spins moves and moving upside down in mid-air? Josh made it look so easy. I would have thought that flying mid-air, spinning around will affect his breathing or singing. Nope! Not a chance, he was flawless, smooth breathing and he maintained his great vocal.


You could tell this band appreciates their fans greatly. Throughout the concert, the band thanked the fans for their support. I recalled at one point, Josh said, “Thank you all of you for your continual support, without you guys, we won’t be able to last this long. We have our own tour across Canada and U.S.A. We have our own show at the ACC. I recalled 10 plus years ago, when we were performing at a tavern, there maybe only a handful who showed up. Thank you for your love”. I thought that was a powerful speech. I mean, think about it, imagine yourself performing on a stage at a tavern and only a handful show up and 10 plus years later, a jam-packed crowd at the ACC? That’s something to be proud of.

Also during the show, Josh thanked the parents who bought tickets and accompanied with their kids. He said, “Thanks to the parents who came here with your kids. Now, let me teach you a lesson, Pop 101”. The crowd cheered as Pop 101 is one of the band’s songs.

One of the perks of being able to stand near the stage was the opportunity for me to observe how the behind-the-scenes work crew operated throughout the concert. Staff members consistently had to move equipment along the stage, setting up visual effects and coordinating with each other to ensure safety comes first and everything was working. Special shoutout to the hardworking staff members that we often negectled but played an important role to the success of the show.


Did you know that the band used more than one guitar for the entire show? I honestly don’t play instruments myself. It was fascinating to see an entire row of guitars being placed underneath the stage and the staff members carefully placed them in specific orders. They also hand out different guitars to the band members for certain part of the performance. That was interesting.

All-in-all, I had an amazing time at the Marianas Trench Concert. They have come a long way to establish themselves and built such a large following of fans around the world. I think it’s not easy for a Canadian band to be able to build such a successful brand in both the U.S. and Canada markets but they did it!

I will definitely go to the next Marianas Trench concert. If you haven’t watch them in person, I highly recommend you buy tickets to watch them in the near future and also buy their latest album, Astoria.

Special thanks to Live Nation and Strut Entertainment for giving me such a wonderful Exclusive VIP experience at the Marianas Trench Concert in Toronto.

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Until next time, MoVernie is outta here!






Raptors vs Pacers – Playoff Prediction


A number of peeps want to know my prediction for the Raptors vs Pacers series.

My MoVernie Prediction? Raptors in 6.

2016 is the year the Raptors will shine & get pass playoff round #1.

And this will also be the first time in franchise history that Toronto will win and take Game #1, which they have never done in the franchise history. Believe it or not, that’s freaky.

Here is the breakdown on the strengths and weaknesses for both Raptors & Pacers:

Toronto Raptors


  1. Solid starting 5: Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan are all-star this year and both have been the backbone of this team. In fact, one of the best guard tandem in the NBA this year. Newcomer DeMarre Carroll (before getting injured) blend in well with the group, doing what he does best, guarding the opposition top dogs. Luis Scola or Patrick Patterson played well in various periods of times over the season. They may have their flaws but each of them bring something unique to the table. Last but not least, manning the centre, Jonas Valanciunas got 4th quarter minutes this year with his improved defense and more complete, all-around offensive skills down the stretch of every game.
  2. Deep Depth of Bench Players: Raptors also have deep bench. Coach Casey has a number of players who can be slotted in different slots and be able to contribute in many different ways and looks.

3) Home Court Advantage: Whether the Raptors fans are inside the ACC or outside the ACC (aka Jurassic Park), the fans are noisy, full of energy and full of passion. That is a loud place to play against, it definitely affect the oppositions.

X-Factor: Norman Powell and DeMarre Carroll. I know it’s too much to ask a rookie to play an important role in the playoffs but I truly believe in Powell, who can shoot 3’s, play defense, drive inside for a nice layup or a slam dunk. He is fearless. That’s what I like, a guy who isn’t hesitate to take the shot or afraid to step up his game, while doing it quietly.

Meanwhile, Carroll, the $15M addition over the summer, despite injury, will still be important to guard guys like Paul George or Monta Ellis


  1. Coach Casey: Casey often has questionable rotation and stubborn on who to put in or out, despite a bench player could be shooting the lights out. Casey also like to stick with the same starting 5, which is quite predictable. If Casey continues to be out coached or fail to make good adjustment during the game or the entire playoff series, Raptors will be kick out the 3rd time in a row.

    Raptors GM Masai Ujiri had said that whether to re-sign Casey or not does not depend whether if he can guide the team to the next round. To be honest, that was just full of bullshit. Remember, would any GM be stupid enough to say anything to affect the mental part of a team heading to the playoffs? Let’s sit down and think about this, would Masai tell the reporters that “Yes, if Casey get kick out of Round 1, he is gone?” before the eve of the playoff series? Most likely not, let’s use common sense here.

  2. Raptors have not won game #1 ever in franchise history. Will history repeats itself or become a new curse for the franchise? We will find out.

Indiana Pacers


Coaching. What Raptors lacks in coaching is a major gain for the Pacers. Pacers major strength is strong coaching in Frank Vogel. Vogel has been a great coach guiding the Pacers year-in, year-out. Look at his roster this year, other than Paul George and Monta Ellis, there basically not much in the roster that you would call stars or core groups, but they get the job done and made the playoffs.

Think about this, their starting point guard, is George Hill, who only averages 3.4 assists per game this season. Are you kidding me? A starting point guard with only 3.4 assists is in the starting lineup and the team is making the playoffs. That’s because Vogel runs a system that guys like Ellis and Paul George can be a point man.

If Vogel wants to go small, Coach Casey better find a way to counteract Vogel’s tactics. Will Casey be out coach again? We will find out.


Weak bench: The roster is relatively weak compared to the deep bench players the Raptors got.

X-Factor: I really like Jordan Hill over the years and I think he will be a key contributor and expect way more playing minutes in this playoff. This guy can shoot and defend and grab key rebounds.

Anyhow, my MoVernie Prediction, Raptors in 6!


New Balance Toronto – Grand Opening Deals (Don’t Miss Out)


Welcome to New Balance Toronto, located inside First Canadian Place at the PATH Level

Today, April 8 marks the grand opening of the New Balance Toronto store. It is located at the PATH system inside the First Canadian Place, which is at the heart of the financial district (Bay & King).

To celebrate its grand opening day, New Balance Toronto has a special great deal for its first 300 customers. The first 300 customers who spend $160 (before tax) or more on any product will receive a free pair of 574 lifestyle sneakers with a custom Jose Bautista batflip insole.

Better yet, 10% of these proceeds will be donated to the Jose Bautista Family Education Fund. Jose Bautista loves New Balance and has been a long-time supporter for these wonderful brand.

It’s a win-win situation when you get to buy $160 worth of New Balance products of your choice, you also get a free pair of 574 kicks and a limited edition Jose Bautista insole. And better yet, parts of the proceeds goes to charity. You get to show your BIG heart for a good cause.


New Balance 574 Lifestyle Kicks (Photo courtesy from New Balance Canada)

I wouldn’t wait too long if I were you, I highly recommend you to make a MOVE ASAP to ensure you get this special deal today at the New Balance Toronto Store.

And in case you don’t know what the iconic New Balance 574 looks like? Here are some sample pictures of them, courtesy from New Balance Canada.

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New Balance Toronto
Exchange Tower
130 King Street West, Unit C34
Toronto, ON
M5X 1A9
Website: NewBalanceToronto


Super colourful list of New Balance items at it’s new store in Toronto


Lots of New Balance kicks for you to choose from


New Balance Iconic 574 (photo courtesy from New Balance Canada)


2016 Ford C-Max Engergi – First Drive


MoVernie will be on the MOVE this week with the brand new 2016 Ford C-Max Energi.

This Ford C-Max runs with both electric battery plus a gasoline engine. When the energy from the battery finishes, I can either go to a charging station and re-charge or the gasoline engine kicks in automatically and move you along. So, there is never any worries that I will be stranded. The power is in my hands, electric or gasoline powered? I am in control.

Special thank you to Ford Canada for this lovely ride as I continue with my birthday celebration and driving around the city to attend the Toronto Fashion Week and other VIP Events.

This 2016 Ford C-Max Energi has loads of goodies, it comes with many high-tech features including automatic parallel parking assist, voice activation control, power trunk, syncing my smartphone with the Ford C-Max and much much more!


Stay tuned as I get to drive this ride for a week and I will try to learn as many of these cool features as possible and share my driving experience with you guys.

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Kia Gear Up: Day 2 – Delicious Culinary Food Truck Lunch

Kia Gear Up

After our fun Go-Kart experience, we hopped back to the coach bus and headed back to the training facility to grab some lunch before we go through our next exercise. As you all know, I am a foodie and I love food! So, the moment I realized that Kia Motors hired a personal chef and her culinary team to prepare their dishes in a food truck for us, I was super excited! What better way to try the local Spanish cuisine in an outdoor setting with beautiful high stools, tables and cabanas? It was a great sunny day to enjoy a nice lunch.

Kia Gear Up Lounge

The food truck was a cute ancient classic vehicle. It had a big opening for the chef to serve us food. There were signage around the vehicle so we knew what food items were being served. Outside the truck, there was a table that neatly displayed all kinds of delicious food for us to try. There were the famous Spanish seafood paella, gazpacho (cold soup), croquette (mashed potatoes with veggies or meat), big beef burger, dessert, fruit cup and much much more. As you know, I tasted them all.

Kia Gear Up

Let me tell you, sometimes in an outdoor venue, it’s hard to provide delicious hot food. Sometimes, catering service just delivered the food and that’s about it. Quite often, the catered food weren’t tasty or it’s just plain cold. Not Kia Motors, they thoughtfully hired a personal chef that could cook food on the spot and more importantly, provide Spanish cuisine for our Global Ambassadors who were coming from all parts of the world to try. That was a 5-star service, definitely a nice touch!

Kia Gear Up

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THANK YOU KIA CANADA & KIA MOTORS! – Something to be thankful for! (MoVernie Travel & Tourism)

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THANK YOU Kia Canada & Kia Motors

Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) was over this past September! Thanksgiving long weekend just pasted last week. I am a person who is always grateful and thankful of what I have. But after Thanksgiving was over, I decided to sit down and reflect on all the great memories that I had experienced so far. There was one thing that I had done this year that I am super thankful for and there is no doubt it was my Kia Gear Up experience back in May of this year.

A few months ago, many of you had already read my short brief MoVernie BLOGs on my Kia Gear Up journey. Ever since I returned from that trip, I had never thought that my MoVernie brand would be that busy and jam packed. MoVernie was ALWAYS on the MOVE to the point that I couldn’t sit down and reflect and boom, I was off to another event. I didn’t want to rush my thoughts or my experiences during this Kia Gear Up trip as I really want to sit down, relax and flashback all the great memories and experiences and share with you guys. Finally! I got some quiet time during this October to share my experiences with you.

FYI – Ever since I got back from that trip, all the memories were stored in my brain, but I locked the images and experiences in my memory because I didn’t have time to sit down and reflect and relish those precious moments. In the next few weeks, you will get to read my detailed MoVernie BLOGs on my Kia Gear Up journey in detail as I slowly unwind and unlock all of the amazing images and experiences during my Kia Gear Up Trip in Barcelona, Spain.

Let the Kia Gear Up journey begins!

Let me tell you a little background about the Kia Gear Up Campaign. Kia Gear Up was a global initiative organized by the Kia Motors Headquarter from Seoul, Korea. The HQ connected all of its Kia divisions from around the world, including Kia Canada, to participate and to bring a chosen Global Ambassador to represent each of their respective countries to this special project called “Kia Gear Up”. The objective of this campaign was to choose a group of young generation of people to fight over their fears, to encourage them to think outside-of-their-boxes, to be free and be confident about themselves and create their own paths in life. So…exactly, how do they achieve this? They had decided to modify their Kia vehicles into rally racing vehicles on a real race track, allowing the groups of young people to push their limits (under supervision of professional race car drivers) and discover more about themselves through this unbelievable precious opportunity of travelling to a beautiful city called Barcelona.

A few weeks before the trip, Kia Canada contacted me and had told me that out of hundreds of candidates that they had carefully reviewed, that they had chosen me as the ONLY person to represent Kia Canada to participate in this Kia Gear Up campaign. The moment after I heard of this great news, I was frozen; I was asking myself if this was “REAL”. After 5 minutes, I was full of joy and felt super stoked. They told me that they will be flying me to Barcelona, Spain to join other lucky Global Ambassadors from around the world to this Kia Gear Up Event. During those few weeks before the trip, I had to be prepared, not just packing luggage, but also to re-new my Canadian passport, apply for an International driver’s license (so I can drive on the racetrack in Barcelona). Kia Motors HQ also called me from oversea to interview me and asked me more questions, wanting to know more about me before the trip.

I got to say, Barcelona, Spain was always a place that I wanted to travel and visit. And to have Kia Motors fulfilling my bucket list was extra special. I am super thankful and grateful of this trip and thank you Kia Canada and Kia Motors for giving me this wonderful once-in-a-lifetime experience that I will never forget!

Stay tuned for my Kia Gear Up Journey!

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Mazda CX-3 GT AWD – MoVernie First Drive

This past weekend, I went to the Mazda Canada Headquarter and picked up a nice hot ride, which was the all-new 2016 Mazda CX-3 GT AWD. The moment I saw the CX-3, I was in love! The ride was in the “Soul Red” body paint. I am usually not a red car type of person but Mazda has successfully developed this special red colour that they can call it uniquely it’s own invention, it’s a special red!

I think it’s love at first sight as from any angle, front, side and back, this car loves amazing! The best part has yet to come, the moment I used the keyfob to open the door, to my surprise, what a beautiful interior! It is by far one of the best use of rich material and colour combinations that I have seen in a car. The use of leather, suede, metal and carbon fiber looking type of material were used to give the CX-3 a high-tech, sporty and futuristic look. It feels way more expensive than it’s asking price. And the best part? The use of white, black and raspberry colour combo throughout the entire cabin. The stitching along the dashboard, oh mine, super thoughtful by the designers.

I can’t wait to take this car for a spin and I will be driving this car for a week, attending to various cool events and places. Stay tuned for my in-depth driving experience at a later date. For now, check out some of the photos that I took with this gorgeous 2016 Mazda CX-3 GT AWD.

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Kia Gear Up Event in Barcelona, Spain – Day 3 (The Amazing Race – Kia Edition)

The Kia Gear Up event is a 4 days, 3 nights trip to Barcelona, Spain, that consists lots of fun and adventurous activities for the global ambassadors to experience. On my Day 1 MoVernie BLOG, I have shared to you my first day tour around the city of Barcelona. On Day 2 of my MoVernie BLOG, we got to wear our personalized Kia Gear Up racing uniform & helmet. Day 3 is another special day. Every day is special and different. Just like Kia’s slogan, “The Power to Surprise!”

On Day 3, every Kia Global Ambassador, along with their buddies and camera operators hopped into their respective Kia vehicles and they drove and cruised around a number of Barcelona well-known and must-visit landmarks. In this drill, I drove the Kia Sportage with turbo diesel in a manual gear transmission. The objective was to tour around the city of Barcelona in the Kia vehicle and reached for different check points, just like the famous reality TV show, “The Amazing Race”, but this time, the “Kia Edition”. Check out the photos of my Kia Gear Up journey below.

By sharing the photos and captions, I hope everyone can get a sense of what’s it like at the Kia Gear Up event and feel as if you are participating the fun activities with me 🙂

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Leaving my hotel room and just grabbed a coffee to go downstairs to the conference room to attend the Kia GearUp session.


Apparently, our surprise of the day was to drive a Kia vehicle to different check points around the city of Barcelona. That sounds super interesting. In this picture, the instructor is showing us in PowerPoint slides the places we were asked to be visiting.


I really like this last PowerPoint slide “We wish you a fun drive in Barcelona!” I was super pumped at this point. Feel like “The Amazing Race” – Kia Edition 🙂


One of our Kia GearUp Ambassadors was driving this brand new 2015 Kia Sorento SUV. It’s a beautiful ride.


One of the instructors, Karim was showing the global ambassador the first check point with the traditional map.


This was a fun activity as another global ambassador’s ride arrived at the starting point.


And my ride had arrived as well. It’s a 2015 Kia Sportage with turbo diesel engine in manual gearbox.


Well…we got to take a group selfie before we start off our “Amazing Race” journey. Beside me was Silvio who was my “human GPS” for the day. Mark, our photographer/videographer will be filming us throughout the entire journey.


What a beautiful day in Barcelona! First checkpoint was the famous Olympics Stadium.


And we had a selfie pic to prove we had arrived at this checkpoint LOL


Love my “jumping” pose! I got hops bro!


The magnificent Olympics Stadium.


Can you spot the sculpture? It’s a runner sculpture! LOL


On our way to the next checkpoint, we saw these energetic skateboarders outside the Olympics Stadium.


One of them were very interested in the Kia vehicles so I invited him to sit in the backseat of the Kia Sportage and check out what Kia Motors has to offer. He was very impressed with the dual sunroof in the Sportage!


Our next stop was the famous church called “Sagrada Familia”. It was a super busy checkpoint as there were tons of people. We were lucky we got VIP parking so that I could pose a nice picture like this with this historic church.


I took a breather so that I could tweet and instagram my picture and shared with my social media followers 🙂


Next stop, we arrived at one of the high altitude point in Barcelona, this mountain side is called “Tibidabo”. I really love this picture alot, seeing the historic buildings and the Kia Sportage underneath.


A beautiful playground at the top of Tibidabo.


What’s beautiful about Barcelona is the fact that this city has beautiful ocean shores plus mountain view. It got everything!


Historical building at Tibidabo.


Some of the other Kia GearUp global ambassadors had arrived at the Tibidabo checkpoint as well.


The last checkpoint? The Beach Club, where we got to have our brunch with awesome BBQ food.


With cabanas, beach furnitures, a great way to chill at the Beach Club.


Beside the Beach Club was the beach, so we went and checked out. The fine sand was so comfy that I took my shoes off.


I love my “jumping” pose! I got mad hops bro!


After the brunch and the Beach Club, the whole crew of Kia vehicles lined up to go for a nice coastal drive. Beautiful view isn’t it?


That’s me driving the Kia Sportage cruisin’ along with other people along the coast. A memorable drive indeed!


Beautiful blue ocean, blue sky and white clouds! Amazing view!


After the fun drive along the cruise, we transformed and dressed classy to attend the Kia GearUp Gala, located at one of the famous and amazing restaurant called “El Prinicipal”.


Welcome to Kia GearUp Gala!


Thoughtful and beautiful Kia GearUp dinnerware.


The Kia GearUp Gala took place at the courtyard inside the restaurant. Very beautiful setup.


Speaker, Fraser Doherty, Entrepreneur of SuperJam flew in from UK to speak to us about his success and sharing his success stories at the Kia GearUp Gala.


Two beautiful Kia GearUp cakes (close resemblance of the two actual Kia Pro c’eed GT Rally Edition vehicles that we took for a spin in the Castelloli Cirtcuit the previous day. Very beautiful cake decorations indeed!



The El Principal restaurant was only located a block from one of Gaudi’s famous buildings called “Casa Mila”. Really interesting curves and lines in the design. It looked beautiful at night! I love this picture very much!