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Pahiyas Festival 2015 Photo Walk and Photo Contest in Lucban Quezon on May 15, 2015

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Pahiyas Festival 2015 Photo Walk and Photo Contest in Lucban Quezon

Nikon Philippines in partnership with Nikon Club Philippines is inviting everyone on to join the Pahiyas Festival 2015 Photowalk on May 15, 2015 in Lucban, Quezon. There will also be a photo contest where you could win awesome Nikon merchandise!

PRODUCT REVIEW: AF-S NIKKOR 14-24mm f/2.8G ED Ultra-wide Angle Lens

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Nikkor 14-24mm Ultra-wide lens Review

The AF-S NIKKOR 14-24mm f/2.8G ED is an ultra-wide angle lens with a constant f/2.8 maximum aperture that delivers edge-to-edge sharp images and excellent picture quality. It is the first time I've used an ultra-wide angle lens and I am really happy as it is fast and works great in low light level. It is best for shooting landscapes and interiors especially when doing hotel features. I'm glad I've tried it!

Get a Chance to Win a Eurail Global Pass, 1st Class Valid for 2 People (Unlimited Travel in 28 Countries, Worth 1,662 AUD)

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Enjoy Europe Travel by Train

Rail Europe is a Worldwide Leader in European Rail distribution with over 75 years of experience. They have been involved in promotion and distribution of rail products offering a wide range of passes and train tickets in more than 45 countries in Asia, Australia & New Zealand, Africa/The Middle East and South America.

5 Proven Hacks to Help You Spend Less when You Travel

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5 Proven Hacks to Help You Spend Less when You Travel

Starting from when you begin researching your next trip and down to what you do when you’re there - there’s a lot of money to be saved. And if you like to travel a lot, like me, saving some money from one trip can help a lot in your next one.

TOP PICKS: 8 Reasons Why You Should Experience the Torpedo Boat Extreme Ride in Paranas, Samar

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Torpedo Boat Ride in Paranas Samar

Ulot river in Paranas Samar is every adventure junkie's ultimate playground. Experience Samar's longest river with an exciting and thrilling boat ride that will definitely feed your craving for an andrenaline pumping ride. So, are you up for a nerve-wrecking yet breath-taking adventure? Experience the torpedo boat extreme ride in Paranas, Samar!

RESORTS IN BATANGAS: La Virginia Leisure Park and Amusement Resort

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Resorts in Batangas

Summer is far from over! This is actually the best time to get out, take a swim and enjoy with your family and friends. But the question is where to go this summer? Hmmmm...? If you're too lazy to go far, checkout one of the resorts near Manila where you and your friends will surely have an awesome summer geatway! I highly recommend La Virginia Leisure Park and Amusement Resort!

NIKON PHILIPPINES presents The Nikon PROs; launches The Nikon School

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NIKON PHILIPPINES presents The Nikon PROs; launches The Nikon School
THE RETURN OF THE NIKON PROS. From left to right: George Tapan, Ted Madamba, Mr. Abrigo Merin (CEO, OPAL Holdings), Mr. Julio Sy (Chairman, TAO Corporation), Parc Cruz, Paul Ticzon, Joe Galian, Raymond Cruz and Mr. Paolo Salazar (BU Head, ThinkDharma Inc.)

Nikon Philippines, represented by its official Philippine distributor, ThinkDharma Inc., formally launches the return of the “Nikon PROs” and the opening of its very own “Nikon School” last April 17, 2015, Friday, at the Nikon Service Center, Makati City.

Tara na sa Samar! Discover Samar with #SparkSamar and #SummerSaSamar 2015!

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Spark Samar Summer sa Samar Campaign 2015

Spark Samar tourism campaign is an initiative of the Provincial Government of Samar headed by Governor Sharee Ann T. Tan and by the Department of Tourism Region 8 headed by Regional Director Karina Rosa Tiopes. The campaign started off with a grand launching of the Spark Samar and Summer sa Samar 2015 campaigns as a kick off event to position Samar as a prime tourist destination in the country.

World-class Luxury Resort in Panglao: Henann Resort Alona Beach Offers Soft Opening Promo!

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Henann Resort Alona Beach Bohol Photos

Henann Resort Alona Beach Bohol is a sprawling 6.5 hectare property located on Panglao Island, Bohol. It will soon operate as many as 400 rooms with coastal-inspired modern interiors. Each has a private terrace, bath tub with separate shower area, individually-controlled air conditioning unit, cable television, direct dial phone, wireless internet access, in-room safe, coffee and tea-making facilities and a personal refrigerator.

Volcanoes, Beaches and Cloud Forests in Costa Rica are Simply Incredible!

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Costa Rica Tourist Spots and Attractions

Seeing Costa Rica for the first time is so incredible, and I am sure that I want to come back to this impressive country the next time I get the chance. I spent eight days touring volcanoes, beaches, cloud forests, hot springs, and much more with Costa Rica Monkey Tours. They are a great tour company that really knows how to take care of visitors. Check out some of the pics from the trip.

20 Reasons Why You Should NEVER Visit Boracay Island In The Philippines

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Reasons Why You Should Never Visit Boracay

Do I need to say more? Just look at these photos...

Top Things You Shouldn't Miss in Taipei, Taiwan (Things To Do, Tourist Spots and Attractions)

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What To Do in Taipei Taiwan
Top Things You Shouldn't Miss in Taipei, Taiwan (Things To Do, Tourist Spots and Attractions)

Taipei ranks 15th in the list of most visited cities in the World. Tourism plays a crucial role in the economy of Taipei. Taipei is that the capital town of Taiwan. If you search for the perfect time to visit Taipei then calendar months from October to February is the best time to visit. You can also view New Year Celebrations of Chinese New Year if you visit there in the last week of January.

A Quick Escape to Dingalan (I Bet, You Probably Haven't Heard of This Place!)

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Dingalan Aurora Adventure Trip Photos

After exploring Minalungao National Park in the town of Gen. Tinio, Nueva Ecija, we went to Cabanatuan City to have our lunch. We are planning to take the next bus bound for Manila, but the scorching heat of the summer sun made us change our plan. While eating, we asked some locals of what else can we see around the city. They suggested some resorts nearby, but someone also suggested that we go to Dingalan, Aurora if we want a beach. Hmmmm... sounds interesting!

Reward Yourself and Fly For Free with Cebu Pacific GetGo!

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Reward Yourself and Fly For Free with GetGo

Been wanting to get to your dream destination? #FlyForFree with Cebu Pacific's GetGo Rewards Program!


What is GetGo Rewards Program?

GetGo is the newest lifestyle rewards program in the country offered by Cebu Pacific Air. With GetGo, loyal Cebu Pacific customers could earn reward points that can be redeemed and used for booking local and international flights within the Cebu Pacific network. With GetGo, the more points you earn, the more places you'll get to see. And with enough points, you can absolutely fly for free!

Travel Safer with TravelOn Anti-Theft React™ Messenger Bag

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Travel Safer with TravelOn Anti-theft Messenger Bag

When I travel, I always bring a small cross-body bag with lots of compartment where I put my essentials such as camera, mobile phone, power bank, iPad and wallet while exploring a certain destination. I like it so much because it gives me quick access to my travel essentials, anytime I need them.

Some Genuine Reasons to Book your Holidays with Online Voucher Codes

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reasons to book your holidays with online voucher codes
My Voucher Codes Philippines

As Rumi said, travel brings power and love back into our life. Somehow, it is actually correct. Travel bring peace into our life and tell me who doesn’t want to travel after being working daily for nine hours, everyone wants a little break. Right!? Though, I myself work for more than nine hours, but still always find a way to just pack my bag and run to a new place and explore. But, sometimes travel cost a lot. I am not a vagabond, I have a home and bills to pay. I can’t just spend the whole amount of money on a single trip.

6 Reasons Why I Hate Baler, Aurora (An Open Letter)

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6 Reasons Why I Hate Baler Aurora
Diguisit Rock Formations and Beach

My Dearest Baler,

It was in 2011 when I first met you. From then on, I've fallen in love with you... Although several years have passed, I'm always and still yearning to see you again. You may have changed a lot from how I met you before, but you remained charming and lovely - just the same when I first saw you. There may be too many people wanting to be with you now, I'm happy that you still welcomed me with joy when I had the chance to see you again. I still love you Baler, but I hate you as well.

WHERE TO STAY IN DAVAO CITY: Green Windows Dormitel, "Affordable Hotel in Davao City"

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Cheap and Affordable Hotels in Davao City

Arriving late night in Davao City, I just needed a place to stay for a few hours as I also have to leave the city early in the morning the following day. My friend suggested that I check out Green Windows Dormitel along Mt. Apo Street in downtown Davao City. I'm glad I did!

RESORTS IN BORACAY: Luxuriate in your Own Private Escape at Henann Lagoon Resort Boracay

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Henann Lagoon Resort Boracay

It was indeed a weekend of pure indulgence, fun and relaxation as we experience awesome gastronomic adventure at Sea Breeze Cafe in Boracay Regency Beach Resort and Spa on Boracay island. Imagine 3 days on the island just enjoying a luxury resort and savoring good food! What else can I ask for?

5 Reasons Why You Should Not Visit Sagada (Or Should You?)

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5 Reasons Why You Should Not Visit Sagada
Thant Things Called Tadhana?

Sagada is one of the most popular destinations in the Philippines. It offers a lot of activities that tourists and intrepid travelers will surely enjoy. You can do trekking, spelunking, waterfalls hiking, visiting historical sites, food trip, sunrise viewing, and a lot more! Planning a trip to Sagada? Hmmmmm... Better be prepared! Read this first.

5 Common Problems with Marine Diesel Engines - and How to Overcome Them

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Capul Northern Samar

Failure of a diesel engine is one of the leading explanations for lifeboat call outs, especially to fishing boats. Numerous instances of marine diesel engine malfunction are a result of a reasonably small number of errors therefore it’s normally possible to have the motor operating again within a short period of time. However, when establishing the cause of the problems it’s vital to look at problems in a systematic manner instead of immediately thinking you know what’s wrong, especially if you’re not quite as experienced with engines as you could be. For example, it’s necessary to start by checking whether there is enough fuel in the tank – it’s very easy to think that’s not the cause of problems but many fuel gauges are incorrectly calibrated, so examining with a dipstick or sight gauge is more precise. Here we discuss some of the common problems with marine engines, and how you can troubleshoot them to make your trips out less stressful and more fun.

Let’s Discuss the Experience of Boat Life

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BATANES TRAVEL GUIDE How to Get to Itbayat

I’ve always had a bit of a dream to live on a boat. It seems like an amazing way to spend your life, or at least a little part of it. It’s an adventurous way to live obviously, and unique too, but I think what appeals most to me is the routine it would involve. The consistent checking and rechecking of the equipment to make sure everything is working properly, setting the course everyday, keeping vigilant against things that could go wrong. Even a small puncture to the side of the boat could bring you down and if you’re on your own and a long way from land then you would really be in trouble. Because while in mind most days would be peaceful it really wouldn’t take much to go wrong.

Why Choose an Electric Outboard Motor for Boat?

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Capul Northern Samar

There is a change coming in the way we power our machines. It hasn’t happened yet but if we are to think seriously about the future of our planet then sooner or later we will all be moving over to sustainable forms of energy. One small way you can begin to engage with this change is to over your boat over to an electric motor. Here are some good reasons why.

TOP PICKS: 10 Reasons Why You Should Dine at Sea Breeze Cafe Boracay

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10 Reasons Why You Should Dine at Sea Breeze Cafe Boracay

Aside from the world's famous beach, the party at night and the endless activities, Boracay is also an awesome place for food adventures. One of the must-visit restaurants along the beach front area in Station 2 (near Boracay Regency Resort) is Sea Breeze Cafe, known to be the "Biggest Buffet Restaurant" on Boracay Island. We dined here several times during our recent trip to the island, and I really enjoyed their buffet offerings.

BALER HOTELS AND RESORTS: Affordable Accommodations, Resorts with Pool, Hotels, Cheap Lodges and More!

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BALER ACCOMMODATION: CHEAP LODGES, ROOMS, HOMESTAY, PENSION HOUSES, HOTELS AND RESORTS
BALER ACCOMMODATIONS: Cheap Lodges, Hotels, Resorts, Rooms, Homestays, Beach Resorts, Pension and Transient Houses

This accommodation travel guide provides with useful information, reviews, and recommendations on Hotels and Resorts, Cheap Lodges, Inns, Rooms, Hostels, Lodges, and Pension Houses in Baler, Aurora. Soon, this will also be updated with more accommodation options in Baler such as Homestays and Transient Houses.

Baler is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Philippines. It is known for its endless adventures which includes surfing, trekking, chasing waterfalls, among many others. It has now become a favorite summer and weekend destination for tourists and surfing enthusiasts wanting to have a fun and memorable trip. Baler has a lot of accommodations to offer. Whether a high-end resort, a mid-range hotel, a budget hostel or an affordable lodge, you'll definitely find the right accommodation that will suit your needs and preferences. Where to stay in Baler? Let me help you with these suggestions.

TRAVEL TIP: How to Get to La Virginia Resort in Mataas Na Kahoy Batangas (An Awesome Resort Near Manila)

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Directions on How to get to La Virginia Resort Mataas na Kahoy Batangas

Are you looking for an awesome resort near Manila with all the much-needed amenities for a comfortable and memorable summer getaway or for just a quick weekend escape? Here's my suggestion... Just 2 hours away from Metro Manila is the sprawling and very lovely La Virginia Leisure Park and Amusement Resort in the town of Mataas na Kahoy, Batangas. Set on an 8 hectare secluded property, it is one of the largest privately-owned resorts in Batangas.

Her Name is Chummangyag. If Only I Could Understand Her Language, I Would Love to Hear More of Her Stories

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Viral Video tattooed woman of Tinglayan Kalinga Philippines

Her name is Chummangyag; she is one of the few remaining tattooed women of Tinglayan, Kalinga Province in the Cordillera region. We met her in 2012 in here humble home at Sitio Ambato-Liglig, Tinglayan. Through our guide, we learned that she got her tattoos when she was about 16 years old; but when we asked about her age, she doesn't remember anymore. If only I could understand her language, I would love to hear more of her stories.

Delightful Breakfast Buffet at Henann Lagoon Resort Boracay

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Henann Lagoon Resort Boracay Breakfast Buffet Photos

Not everyone knows that I don't really eat too much during dinner. That is why, I am always starving when breakfast comes. One of the things I really look forward to when staying in a hotel is the breakfast buffet. Who wouldn't be excited to indulge on a heavy meal? Well, I guess it's okay to eat a lot in the morning since I still have the whole day to burn it all. Hahaha!

LOOK: Flagellants Perform Holy Week Rituals in Pampanga

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Flagellants Perform Ritual on Holy Week 2015 in Pampanga Photos
Bacolor, Pampanga

In Pampanga, there are different kinds of flagellants (also called "Magdarame"), there's what they call "mamusan krus", flagellants who carry crosses, then there's "mamalaspas", flagellants who bleed and whip themselves, the "magsalibatbat", flagellants who crawl on hot pavement and dirt roads, and lastly, the "kristos", flagellants who are nailed on a cross.

Wave Bar & Lounge, "One of the Hottest Party Places in Boracay"

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Best Party Places in Boracay

Boracay Island is always jam-packed with people who want to unwind, relax or those looking for the hippest party around the island. It's not a surprise; as the island is one of the well-known party places in the Philippines and perhaps one of the most famous around the world. Just recently, Boracay was named as one of the "Top 10 Best Island Beaches for Partying" by a US-based luxury and lifestyle travel magazine, Conde Nast Traveler (CNT).

WHERE TO EAT IN BORACAY: Sea Breeze Cafe, "Boracay's Biggest Buffet Restaurant"

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Best Buffet Restaurants in Boracay

Boracay, the "world's famous beach destination" is one of my most visited places in the past 6 months! Yeah, I've been to Boracay 3 times in 6 months! Hahaha! I love it! And I can't seem to get over it as my recent trip to the island could be the best I've had so far. How's pigging out for 3 days and just enjoying great food with an awesome set of friends? That's truly one amazing trip!

RACKLEY, "The Ideal Dry Bag for Your Outdoor Travels and Adventures!"

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Travel essentials Rackley Dry Bags and Dry Sack

From the time I've learned about dry bags and its important uses, I started using it on my travels and adventures. Be it climbing mountains, exploring a cave, chasing a waterfall, island hopping or just enjoying the beach, a dry bags is my best weapon to waterproof my clothes as well as my most precious travel gears.

TOP PICKS: 10 Reasons Why You Should Consider Staying at Amelie Hotel Manila

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10 Reasons Why You Should Consider Staying at Amelie Hotel Manila

Only a few hotel stays will leave you a lasting memory. At Amelie Hotel Manila, they don't just offer lovely rooms but also an experience that is worth every peso you spend. I just love how we enjoyed our short, but sweet stay at Amelie Hotel Manila last month. With this, let me share to you the things I love most about Amelie Hotel Manila and why you should consider it as the best place to stay when visiting Manila.

CARMEN'S BEST, "The Ice Cream That Pleased Pope Francis"

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Carmens Best The Ice Cream That Pleased Pope Francis

I didn't know about Carmen's Best Ice Cream not until it was featured after the Papal Visit in Manila last January 2015. In an article by inquirer.net, it was reported that it is "the ice cream that pleased the Pope." Carmen's Best ice cream were brought on board the papal plane that flew Pope Francis back to Rome after his papal visit from the Philippines. In fact, Pope Francis finished two servings of Carmen's Best Ice Cream, the Pistachio and Brown Butter Almond Brittle flavors.

GADGET REVIEW: KingCom S!gma Evo, "1.4GHz Octa Core Smartphone with Fingerprint Scanner"

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KingCom Sigma EVO Specs Unboxing and Review

Living in a fast paced lifestyle, I always crave for speed and reliability when it comes to mobile phones. I need to be always up to date on my social media accounts and with what's happening wherever I may be. That is why, I am so happy when I got to try the revolutionary smartphone called S!gma Evo, one of KingCom's newest addition to its S!gma line of smartphones.

Wellcom Samsung Raffle Promo: Buy Samsung Products at Wellcom and WIN a 2015 Isuzu MU-X or Galaxy S6, Note 4, E7 or Tab 3V!

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WellCom Samsung Raffle Promo

Good news Adventuristas! Here's your chance to drive home a new ISUZU MU-X or have the newest Samsung Galaxy S6, as Wellcom and Samsung announce its Summer Raffle Promo. The one-stop electronic gadget shop in the Philippines teamed up with the No.1 Android phone manufacturer to welcome the awesome summer of 2015 with the hottest raffle contest for the season!