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5 Tips to Boost Your Immunity during the Holidays

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5 Tips to Boost Your Immunity during the Holidays with Fern C

'Tis the season to be jolly and that entails a season of being free from stress as well. The Christmas holidays is one of the busiest months of the year with all the shopping and bazaar hopping to find the perfect gifts for our loved ones, to Christmas party celebrations and reunions to finishing up those year-end reports at work. It also includes enduring the heavy traffic and all the Christmas rush happening around us. With so much going on, it's important to take a breather and not be stressed out. Here are some simple yet useful ways on how to do just that.

TOP PICKS: 10 Best Gift Ideas for Pinoy Travelers (for as low as 249 pesos)

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Best Gifts for Pinoy Travelers Philippines

Share the joy of travel with the special people in your life. Whether its birthday, Christmas, anniversary or just any occasion, there will always be an ideal gift to give to your travel addict friends, partner, loved ones or to yourself! Here's my Top 10 Best Gift Ideas for Pinoy Travelers for as low as 249 pesos!

5 Reasons Why You Should Start Using Grabr

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5 Reasons Why You Should Start Using Grabr

Looking for rare finds, collectible items or hard-to-find goods but don’t have the chance to travel? Here’s a new way to internationally shop and get access to all of your favorite international goods! Get anything shipped directly to you from anywhere in the world using Grabr!

Dive into the rich natural, cultural heritage of Guam with Cebu Pacific

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Cebu Pacific Air Flies to Guam

Imagine a holiday with pristine white beaches, turquoise waters and tax-free shopping. Now that Cebu Pacific, the leading airline in the Philippines, has begun offering low-fare flights between Manila and Guam, it might be high time to put this US territory on the bucket list.

CEBU SINULOG FESTIVAL 2016 Schedule of Activities, How To Get There, Things To Do and Where To Stay

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Sinulog Festival 2016 Schedule of activities

Are you ready for Sinulog Festival 2016?


Once again, Cebu's grandest festival, Sinulog 2016 will be held in the whole month of January 2016 with the highlights happening on the 3rd Sunday of the month. As one of the country's biggest and most attended festivals in honor of the Senyor Santo Niño, thousands of pilgrims, devotees and spectators are expected to flock the streets of Cebu City to witness Sinulog Festival 2016!

TOP PICKS: 5 Things I Love About the New Cebuana Lhuillier Website

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Cebuana Lhuillier Pawnshop Website

Just last week, I was invited by Cebuana Lhuillier to the re-launch of their new website at Century City Mall in Makati City. The website was recently enhanced to consolidate all of Cebuana Lhuillier's products and services in one website with the aim to provide its valued clients access to information anytime, anywhere.

A Pleasant and Memorable Stay at Lima Park Hotel in Malvar, Batangas

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Lima Park Hotel

A hotel is one of the first items in a check-list that one must consider when traveling. The best deals are definitely accessible in a touch of a button because of the advancements in technology. If you're visiting the province of Batangas, Lima Park Hotel is one of the best hotels in Batangas offering everything you need whether you’re in the area for business or for leisure.

Delightful Dining Experience at Lima Park Hotel in Malvar Batangas

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Lima Park Hotel Restaurants

Dining is an experience you should never forget when staying at Lima Park Hotel in Malvar, Batangas. You can choose to eat from the three restaurants they have - Flavours Restaurant, Patio Bar and La Terrazza - which offers sumptuous meals.

Getting Cheap Airline Tickets in Canada

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Getting Cheap Airline Tickets in Canada
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Booking a flight is one of those activities that many people do not look forward to, because of the hectic nature of the whole process. We all know that flying is not an easy thing to do and that it can be quite expensive. I have heard people say that even when you are flying in the same plane; it is possible for you to pay different prices for the same seats. I really do not know how true that is, but whenever it comes to flying time, I always try to eliminate the stress that I could go through by looking for cheap tickets whenever I can find them. Instead of leaving the price of my tickets up to chance, I know that planning is an essential part of travelling, which is why I do my planning a few days before the travel date. There are strategic tips that you can use to make sure that you save as much as possible on your travel by getting cheap online tickets.

The Acanto Hotel and Suites, "Your Best Option for Accommodation in Playa del Carmen, Mexico"

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The Acanto Hotel and Suites Mexico

Planning a trip to Mexico?

Before brushing a Mexico trip, you should consider booking your hotel accommodation first. How about a hotel just one block away from the beach? Hmmmm... Sounds interesting right? The Acanto Hotel and Suites is located in the little fishing village of Playa del Carmen. What sets The Acanto Hotel and Suites apart from the rest is the perfect offering of a family holiday where most of the rooms are equipped with all the much-needed amenities and facilities for a comfortable and memorable stay.

Book your Flights and Hotel Accommodations using PayMaya

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More ways to use PayMaya Card

Good news Adventuristas! PayMaya, a new payment App lets you to book and purchase flights and accommodations online even without a credit card!

As we crave for more destinations to visit, we save to travel to our dream destinations. We follow different airlines on their social media accounts for us to be updated with their latest promos and seat sales. We read blogs about must-see places, many in our bucket list of things to do, and experience in our lifetimes. But the problem is, what will you do if you don’t have a credit card? How do you book that elusive cheap airfares during seat sale promos?

London Travel Guide for Corporate Travellers

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London Travel Guide for Corporate Travellers

One of the coolest and modern cities in the world with rich history and great tradition, London is also a leading financial district.

If you are visiting London or travelling through the city for business purpose, our special guide will help you to explore the city in a better manner. You will also get few suggestions on what you can do in your free time.

GIANT LANTERN FESTIVAL 2015 Schedule of Events and List of Winners in San Fernando City, Pampanga

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Giant Lantern Festival 2015 in San Fernando City Pampanga

Are you ready for the Giant Lantern Festival 2015?!


Known as "Christmas Capital of the Philippines," the City of San Fernando Pampanga once again brings us the annual Giant Lantern Festival 2015. Dubbed as "The Biggest, Brightest and Most Colorful Christmas Event in the Country," the Giant Lantern Festival or "Ligligang Parul", is set to happen on December 19, 2015 (Saturday) at Robinsons Starmills, Pampanga. It is a yearly competition of larger than life and extravagant Christmas lanterns in glittering and colorful lights, dancing in spectacular and kaleidoscopic patterns accompanied by lively Christmas songs participated by various barangays of San Fernando City, Pampanga.

Savoring Classic Filipino Favorites at The Aristocrat Restaurant in SM City Dasmariñas

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The Aristocrat Restaurant

The Aristrocrat Restaurant is one of the well-loved Filipino restaurants in the country. Known as "the home of the best barbeque in town," they have been in the restaurant business since its humble beginnings in 1936. As a matter of fact, their restaurant along Roxas Boulevard has been awarded a Historical Marker by the National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) recognizing its contribution to Philippine history and to the local dining scene.

MUST-TRY: Yabu: House of Katsu in SM Megamall

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Top Best Restaurants in SM Megamall

Since its opening, Yabu: The House of Katsu has been creating a buzz in Metro Manila's dining scene. Its been getting good reviews from foodies wanting to have a taste of their specialty dishes prepared by their chefs who were trained by Chef Kazuya Takeda, the head of chef of Tonkatsu Takeshin, a popular tonkatsu restaurant in Tokyo.

11 Tried and Tested Tips on How to Book Cheap Airline Tickets Successfully

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10 Tried and Tested Tips on How to Book Cheap Airline Tickets

One of the best tips to save on travel expenses is to book cheap flights. I know your eyes glisten upon hearing the words such as "Piso Fare" and "Seat Sale." Wanting to know how to book that cheap airline tickets? There are many ways, tricks and travel hacks that could help you save on the cost of your airfare. As a frequent traveler, I compiled here some of my tried and tested tips and tricks on how to successfully book cheap airline tickets. Happy booking!

1. Plan and book ahead of time

Booking your airline tickets several months ahead of your scheduled trip costs a lot cheaper. Most local airlines offer very cheap seat sale promos with travel period six months to a year in advance, so better plan your trips ahead of time and book your tickets in advance.

TOP PICKS: 8 Best Things to do in Gigantes Islands in Carles Iloilo

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Gigantes Islands Travel Guide Carles Iloilo

Islas de Gigantes in Carles Iloilo best describes what an ultimate island adventure should be. It is now one of the top tourist drawers of the province of Iloilo divided into two groups: Gigantes Norte and Gigantes Sur. The island group is composed of about 10 islands namely Balbagon, Cabugao Daku, Cabugao Gamay, Waydahon, Bantigue, Bulubadiang, Gigantillo, Gigantona, Ojatras and Gakitgakit. If you love pristine white sand beaches with clear blue waters, island hopping, seafood and nature tripping, a Gigantes Islands Adventure is right for you!

Aqua Quest Stylin Pro, "A Multi-functional Waterproof Backpack for your Travels and Adventures"

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Aqua Quest Waterproof Backpack Review

For me, traveling on budget means to travel light. So, when I travel by plane, I don't check-in my baggage. It's always good if my baggage is within the allowable weight for hand-carried luggage. That is why, whenever I travel here or abroad, I see to it that all my essentials could fit in just one backpack. I always make sure that I only pack the necessities, no more, no less.

5 Best Things To Do in Krakow, Poland

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5 Best Things To Do in Krakow Poland
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Poland is actually known for its many tourist offerings such as outdoor activities like skiing, sailing and mountain hiking, sightseeing walks, and countryside excursions. With all these, it’s no wonder Poland is the 17th most visited country in the world by foreign tourists.

Krakow is the second largest and one of the oldest cities in Poland. If you're visiting Krakow here are the top 5 best things to do to fully enjoy your vacation.

AGREE OR NOT? 10 Funny Signs That You’re A Filipino Traveler

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10 Funny Signs that you’re a Filipino Traveler

Often times we find ourselves to be just like everyone else. What we don’t realize is that we’re actually unique in a lot of ways and traveling is one of them. So here are some of the sure (and funny) signs that you’re genuinely Filipino when it comes to traveling no matter where you are on the globe.

Celebrate Thanksgiving at Vikings Luxury Buffet Restaurant Jazz Mall Makati

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Celebrate Thanksgiving at Vikings Jazz Mall Makati

Celebrating any occasion at Vikings is not only about luxurious dining, but also festive, fun and memorable experience. This whole month of November, celebrate "Thanksgiving at Vikings Luxury Buffet Restaurant" with these mouthwatering and delectable thanksgiving menu. It is available every weekday dinner and weekend lunch and dinner at Vikings Jazz Mall Makati. Indulge, celebrate and #EatLikeAViking!

10 Big Things You Can Do at KidZania Manila

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Kid Friendly Destinations in Manila

All roads lead to KidZania Manila, the kid-sized city built for children that opened at Park Triangle Mall in Bonifacio Global City. Providing a unique and realistic educational environment, KidZania Manila allows kids between the ages of four and 14 to get hands-on experience on their dream jobs.

TOP PICKS: 3 Exciting Things to Expect at the Coast Boracay

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Coast

Last week, I was invited by Raintree Hospitality Group for a special gathering of travel industry partners and selected media at Museum Café to formally launch Coast Boracay. It is an exciting, new-generation hotel and resort that is set to open on one of the world's best islands by the 1st quarter of 2016. Being one of the few members of the media to witness the sneak peak of the Coast Boracay, I am happy to share to you the top 3 exciting things to expect at the Coast Boracay.

Win a Dream Holiday in Tenerife from Cheap Holidays Tenerife!

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Win a dream holiday in Tenerife from Cheap Holidays Tenerife

The island of Tenerife is one of the seven Canary Islands, a Spanish archipelago located in the Atlantic ocean. This island is known for its volcanic origins and its reddish dunes. Tenerife, being the most popular Canary Island has buzzing resorts, non-stop entertainment and blissful, vast beaches making it an exciting holiday destination.

TOP PICKS: 10 Awesome Reasons Why You Should Dine at Four Seasons Buffet & Hotpot Restaurant in Araneta Center, Cubao Quezon City

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10 Reasons Why You Should Dine at Four Seasons Buffet & Hotpot Restaurant Araneta Center Cubao Quezon City

Take your food trip on a whole new level of satisfaction and deliciousness!

From the same group that created Vikings Luxury Buffet and NIU by Vikings comes a new hotpot buffet dining experience. Prepare to feast over at the grandest hotpot buffet you can find in Metro Manila as Four Seasons Buffet & Hotpot Restaurant officially opened its 2nd branch located at Manhattan Parkview in Araneta Center Cubao, Quezon City.

WALKING SCOTLAND: Top 5 Walking Routes in Scotland

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Top 5 walking routes in Scotland

From the country’s glistening lochs to its history-soaked coastlines and sky-scraping mountains, Scotland is truly a rambler’s paradise. With so many natural beauty spots to explore, it can be difficult to know which of the many walking trails to follow.

To help you on your way, Shoetique has created this useful guide to the very best walks in Scotland, so you can effortlessly plan your next walking holiday.

THINGS TO DO IN JAPAN: Orange Picking at Gamagori Orange Park, Aichi Japan

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Things to do in Japan

I've been wanting to do the orange picking in Sagada, but never had a chance during my previous visits. That is why, I am so happy when we were told by Cebu Pacific Air that we will be doing the orange picking at Gamagori Orange Park as part of our 5-day Nagoya Japan Familiarization Tour. Yey!

GADGET REVIEW: Asus Zenfone 2 Laser, "Powerful yet Affordable Smartphone for your Travels and Adventures!"

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Asus Philippines Zenfone 2 Laser Review

A good smartphone is one of my must-haves in every travel. I use it to communicate, run some apps, book a hotel, update my social media account and to take those precious travel moments. With so many new smartphones coming out now and then, it is easy to get one. But finding the best phone that will suit your needs is a totally different story.

A Memorable and Pleasant Stay at C Boutique Hotel in Baguio City

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C Boutique Hotels in Baguio Philippines

Baguio City has always been one of my favorite destinations up north. The cool weather and delicious food it offers keep me coming back. That is why, when C Boutique Hotel (Check rates online) invited us to check out their property, I quickly said "yes" and scheduled a much-needed vacation in the "City of Pines."

The Top 5 Reasons Why You Should Get A Travel Insurance

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The Top 5 Reasons Why You Should Get A Travel Insurance

Insurance is one of those things where people often sit divided. In one camp, you have the people who will insure absolutely everything they own, from their new smartphone to their old TV. In the other camp you have people who swear vehemently against it, calling insurance a money-making scam. The one area where these two camps often find common ground is travel insurance, which the majority of people seem to agree is an investment well worth making. Why is this? What makes travel insurance so important?

8 Best Things to Do in Basey, Samar (A Destination That Should Be On Every Traveler’s Bucket List)

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Best Things To Do in Basey Samar Philippines

The province of Samar is one of the unsung tourist destinations in the Philippines. It truly has been blessed with so much in nature for its locals to be proud of which is slowly getting recognized not only by Filipinos, but also from other nationalities. One of the must-visit places in Samar is the town of Basey. If you’re one of those who have yet to experience this beauty, then here is a list of what you shouldn’t miss out on.

CHRISTMAS BLOG GIVEAWAY: Win this "Oh-So-Nice" and "Sturdy" Apple iPhone 6 Case from ZooGue!

iPhone 6 Case Giveaway
iPhone 6 Case Giveaway
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Merry Christmas Adventuristas!


This Yuletide Season, I'm giving away one (1) Zoogue iPhone 6 case. It's an awesome companion for you Apple iPhone 6 or you can give it as a gift to a family member or friend. This raffle contest is open to any Philippine resident 18 years old and above and will run from November 7 - December 7, 2015. Watch out for the announcement of the winner on this post and on Pinoy AdvenTurista's social media accounts on December 9, 2015. To join the raffle, please read the terms and conditions and use the Rafflecopter app below to send your entries.

TRAVEL GADGET: ASUS Zenfone 2 Laser Price, Specifications, Features, Availability and Sample Photos

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Asus Zenfone 2 Laser Price Specs Sample Photos Availability Features

After the success of the ZenFone 2 ZE551ML - the first smartphone in the world with 4GB of RAM, ASUS, now one of the leading smartphone makers is ready to take the brand to another level. Introducing - the Asus Zenfone 2 Laser ZE500KL! It is an awesome smartphone packed with 8-megapixel camera and laser auto focus system that is as fas as 0.3 second!

WHERE TO EAT IN BAGUIO: Charley's Bar at C Boutique Hotel

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Where to eat in Baguio City

Aside from being one of the "top tourist destinations in the Philippines," Baguio City is also a "foodie's heaven" for its many delightful gustatory offerings that will surely stimulate your taste buds. Be it a fine dining restaurant, a "hole in the wall" diners or simply a street food kiosk, you will surely enjoy Baguio City as there are a lot of food options to choose from.

It's time to upgrade to the country's most powerful broadband

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PLDT Home Fibr Plans

For someone like me who works as a freelancer and needs to be connected to the internet most of the time, a steady and reliable internet connection is one of the must-haves for me. Since DSL connection was introduced, we had PLDT Home DSL installed in our home as our internet service provider. After all, we to choose only the best, as PLDT is the country’s most powerful broadband service provider.

A Stay "Like No Other" at The Henry Hotel Manila via Deal Grocer

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The Henry Hotel Manila Promo Review

I am a sucker for boutique hotels. Whenever I stay in a boutique hotel, there is just something extra personal, more memorable and certainly adorable about it. It's like visiting someone's home. The warm, welcome feeling and personalized services the qualities I always look forward to in a boutique hotel.

Must-Try Restaurant in Robinsons Place Las Piñas: Toho Antigua Restaurant

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Chinese Restaurants in Las Pinas Metro Manila

Last month, we were invited by Robinsons Place Las Piñas for a Bloggers Food trip to showcase the different dining options that the mall offers. One of the restaurants we visited is Toho Antigua Restaurant located at the mall's 2nd floor.

Henann Resort Alona Beach, "The Biggest Luxury Resort on Panglao Island, Bohol"

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Henann Resort Bohol in Alona Beach Panglao Island
Henann Resort Bohol in Alona Beach Panglao Island

Certainly, there is no stopping Henann Group of Resorts in offering the best and most luxurious beach resorts in the country. Last August, we were invited to join in the celebration as they finally open Henann Resort Bohol, (Check rates online) located along Alona Beach in the island paradise of Panglao in Bohol.

Restaurants in Robinsons Place Las Piñas: Viet Nam Deli Café Vietnamese Restaurant

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Viet Nam Deli Cafe Robinsons Place Las Pinas

Craving for Vietnamese dishes? Satisfy your cravings at Viet Nam Deli Café in Robinsons Place Las Piñas!

Viet Nam Deli Café is a "hidden gem" you'll be proud to discover. Drive all the way to Las Piñas City and be treated with dishes that are specially prepared by their well-trained chef with each dish made with fresh ingredients imported directly from Vietnam which assures authentic flavors of its cuisines.