Holidays in the Philippines: 2015 Philippine Holidays and Long-weekend Schedule (Proclamation No. 831, s. 2014)

2015 Philippine Holidays and Long-weekend Schedule

MalacaƱang Palace had officially issued Proclamation No. 831, s. 2014, DECLARING THE REGULAR HOLIDAYS, SPECIAL (NON-WORKING) DAYS, AND SPECIAL HOLIDAY (FOR ALL SCHOOLS) FOR THE YEAR 2015 which was signed in MalacaƱang last July 17, 2014. With this list of holidays in 2015, we can now plan ahead for our travels and vacations for next year.

RESTAURANTS IN PAMPANGA: Binulo Restaurant, "Home of Authentic Kapampangan Cuisines"

Binulo Restaurant in Clark Pampanga

Pampanga is considered as the "culinary capital of the Philippines", no doubt about it. And one of the most popular restaurants in Pampanga and a favorite among tourists and balikbayan is Binulo Restaurant. Located inside Clark Freeport Zone, they specialize in Capampangan cuisines and grilled US steaks. Their menu is composed of an array of authentic Kapampangan favorites that will surely stimulate your taste buds with rich and delectable flavors.

July 27, 2014 is a Special Non-working Holiday in Observance of Iglesia ni Cristo Anniversary

July 27 2014 Holiday in the Philippines in observance of Iglesia ni Cristo Anniversary

President Benigno Aquino III signed Joint Resolution No. 2, which was approved by both Houses of Congress, declaring July 27, 2014 (Sunday) as a special non-working holiday to commemorate the 100th founding anniversary of Iglesia ni Cristo. The proclamation was issued to "enhance public awareness" on the contributions of the INC to national development.

The PHILIPPINE ARENA in Bulacan, dubbed as the "World's Largest Indoor Arena"

Iglesia Ni Cristo Philippine Arena in Bulacan

Today marks a monumental event not just for the Iglesia ni Cristo but for the whole Philippines as the "World's Largest Indoor Arena" is set to be inaugurated in Bulacan. Situated at the sprawling 75-hectare eco-tourism zone in Ciudad de Victoria, Bocaue Bulacan, the Philippine Arena was built on a 99,200-square meters of land, has a dome of 36,000 square meters which is said to be "the biggest roof space in the world" and has a capacity of 55,000 seats.

Sulu - Visiting the Municipality of Maimbung

Maimbung Sulu ARMM

Maimbung is a 5th class municipality in the province of Sulu. Located south of the capital town of Jolo, we traveled on a private vehicle for about an hour (passing through the municipality of Indanan) to visit this town. It is not a tourist destination, but we opted to visit this place to have a feel of the local scene and know more about the locals' livelihood and way of life.