This year, I was fortunate enough to visit some provinces in the Philippines that I have never been to. Following the trend in social media with the hashtag #VisitPhilippineProvincesChallenge, I am also counting my own travels especially to places I have just unlocked and among those I have gone to this year are Ilocos Sur, Ilocos Norte, Marinduque and Palawan. While some of those are planned, others were unexpected due to business calls.
TravelBook.ph, the leading online travel agency (OTA) in the Philippines, celebrated the first anniversary of its Affiliate Program last June 24, 2017 at Oakwood Premier Joy-Nostalg Center Manila in Ortigas Center, Pasig. In addition to celebrating an important milestone, the event was the OTA’s way of thanking its 2,700 blogger affiliates and acknowledging each of their contributions to the success of the said program since it began. Continue reading “TravelBook.ph Affiliate Program commends bloggers on 1 st anniversary celebration”
Planning to visit Metro Manila soon? Check these hotel recommendations for your staycation this rainy season. The good news is that you don’t need credit card to book here and instead, pay directly at the hotel upon check-in. Just click the name of your chosen hotel and book online now. Continue reading “Where to Stay in Metro Manila this Rainy Season, Book Now and Pay at the Hotel”
“Ready on the left,
Ready on the right,
Commence boodle fight!”
Those are the usual words a senior military officer in the Philippines utter as a signal to the soldiers that they can now eat. Boodle fight is a tradition of the Philippine Military Academy where cadets would gather around a long table full of food and rice is spread over banana leaves and eaten with bare hands.
We’ve found a unique restaurant in Manila and a quick visit here makes you feel you are in South Korea. Why? Because aside from the fact that you got to taste authentic Korean cuisine here, you can dress like a citizen of Korea with the use of their free hanbok.
So there is a rainbow tree and it can be found in the heart of Makati!
We have heard about unicorn clouds, pink beach, multi-colored corn, etc. and nature really blows our mind with these wonderful creations. But hey, did you know that there is also a fashionable tree? Yes, meet the Rainbow Eucalyptus, the most colorful tree in the world. And the most surprising news is that it grows naturally in our country.
The glorious days of the Philippines in the 18th century might be a bygone era by now. We are enjoying too much the modernity of our architectural structures that most of us have already forgotten about our rich cultural heritage. But did you know that there is a place in Bataan that will take you back in time, to the days of our great great grandparents? Yes, and it is called Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar!
Just this May 2017, OPPO Philippines and HWM Philippines conducted a user trial program for the OPPO F3 Plus and selected five participants from Facebook as testers. Luckily, I am one of those chosen testers out of over a hundred people who have joined the online screening. We were then given an OPPO F3 Plus unit to be reviewed and tested for two weeks and publish our reviews through our Facebook accounts. And here are the summary of my own test and review of the OPPO F3 Plus.
Villa Escudero Plantations and Resort, home of the Waterfalls Restaurant, recently won the Best Accommodation (For Families Category) at the first Choose Philippines Awards, a movement and website that promotes everything great about our beloved country.