Sam YG goes on a 'Vintage Trip'

It’s a different travel show. Apart from the countryside sceneries, you will also see rare collectible pieces that speak a lot about the history and beginnings of  an object, a product and even a place.

It is called Vintage Trip and it goes on the air every Saturday 11:30 a.m. on GMA News TV.

The half-hour television program features vintage rarities. It also discovers what makes them worthy to be a collectible and why certain people can’t part with them. Is it because of the object’s sentimental value or it’s historical significance in society or how important it is in the shaping of contemporary culture?

Radio personality and quondam TV host Sam YG, a Filipino of Indian ancestry, anchors the show. He said, during an interview at Via Mare on Timog Avenue in Quezon City, “I accepted this because bawal na 5-6,” obviously a self deprecating remark referring to his parents’ “Bombay culture. It was meant to be funny, but on a serious note, he said, “Interesting concept. I am meeting a lot of people and most of them collect things that I can’t imagine I’d be collecting myself. No, I am not a collector, not of cars or objects. One of the persons we featured is a collector of Coke bottles. I was amazed to see that he has a basement-full of collected items from way, way back.”

TV host and radio jock Sam YG takes viewers for the ride in the new travel show that also features vintage rarities.

Sam YG is a full-blooded Indian born and named Samir Gogna on Aug. 18 1987. His parents. Both immigrants from India raised their son in the Philippines. He was naturalized in 2011. He became popular as a disc jockey on Magic 89.9 and Sam is from his first name while YG is the contraction of “Young Gun.” He also became famous as Shivaker in Boys Night Out.

Sam YG travels across the country, in search of the most interesting vintage finds plus the unique story behind them, explained in an animated and truly Pinoy perspective and context.

Vintage Trip, the first Philippine-produced TV show encapsulating a bygone era, the first of its kind on local TV, print, and digital media promises to offer a unique viewing experience which is both informative and entertaining.  

The show’s tag line is “Sa Vintage Trip, bibigyang-buhay ang mga lumang bagay.”


AHA: Horror Fest—the month-long Halloween presentation of top-rating science and infotainment program AHA!—draws to a close tomorrow with the story of “Matilda”.

In the third and final “mini-movie” featuring Kapuso child star Chlaui Malayao, an urban kid joins her mom to visit her lola’s house in their sleepy provincial town. Little did she know that what seems like a boring trip will turn out to be a hair-raising and terrifying experience for her.

How true is it that the doll, Matilda, springs to life to scare the wits out of the spoiled brat and give her a lesson? Are the strange events in the house just coincidences and can actually be explained by science?

Joining Chlaui Malayao are Maey Bautista and Flora Gasser, with Bedick and Ever.

In celebration of the Halloween season, AHA! produced three “mini-movies” full of fright, fun, and information. “Gamer” kicked off the month-long specials, followed by “Maria, Maria” last Sunday.

Don’t miss the fun, learning, and terror in the third and final part of “AHA: Horror Fest”  with Drew Arellano this Sunday, 8:15 a.m. on GMA 7. 


This week in Modern Living TV, Stephanie Zubiri sits down with businesswoman Audrey Zubiri to talk about her world-class furniture line, Designa Italia. Audrey will also share ideas on how these quality and Italian-made furniture will turn anyone’s room from plain to lavish. 

Stephanie also meets jeweler Macky Fah who will show her latest line of elegant sparkles perfect for daily wear, FahLux. Macky will also present her newest product, Fae, a luxurious collection of organic beeswax candles that are fast becoming a cult favorite among the metro’s stylish set.

In this week’s episode of Modern Living TV, host Stephanie Zubiri talks about world-class furniture line, Designa Italia

Also featured in this week’s episode are the beautiful and inspiring travel journals of artist and writer, Abbey Sy. Together with Bianca, Abbey will teach you how to create a visual diary. She will also give time-tested tips and insights on the art of journaling.

Every episode of Modern Living TV features the latest eye candy in the form of breathtaking living spaces and other elements of modern living. 

Don’t miss Modern Living TV’s latest episode. Now on its 6th season, it airs every Saturday on ANC at 6 p.m., with replays on Sundays at 10:30 a.m. 

Modern Living TV is the first lifestyle TV show by a news media organization.                 

Topics: Vintage Trip , Sam YG , AHA! , Matilda , Chlaui Malayo , Modern Living TV , Stephanie Zubiri , Audrey Zubiri
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