INFOGRAPHIC: Hamburg, Germany

Hamburg Germany

Hamburg, a major port city in northern Germany is second only to Berlin in size and population - it is 7 times bigger than the City of Paris and has around 1.8 Million people. But the city of Hamburg boasts to be the home to the country's biggest port and considered as the 3rd largest port in Europe getting a well-deserved reputation as "Germany's Gateway to the World."

TOP PICKS: 10 Awesome Things To Do in (and near) Roxas City, Capiz (Part 1)

Things to do in Roxas City Capiz

Roxas City, the capital of Capiz province is dubbed as the "Seafood Capital of the Philippines." The abundance of marine life in Capiz is so natural, making them a standout in terms of offering the freshest seafood in the country. More to that, they are also rich in history as the birthplace of former President Manuel Roxas. You can find many places and do many things in (and near) Roxas City. To fully enjoy your visit, here's a list of some of Roxas City's tourist spots, attractions and things to do and experience.

MUST-TRY: Paizano's Pizzeria in Angeles City, Pampanga

Paizanos Pizzeria in Angeles City Pampanga

Paizano's Pizzeria is a small pizza house in Angeles City offering authentic New York style pizzas. Located along Zeppelin St., Hensonville subd., Angeles City, Pampanga, they also serve pasta, sandwiches and rice meals that will surely tickle your taste buds.

TOP PICKS: 10 Awesome Things To Do in (and near) Roxas City, Capiz (Part 2)

What to do in Roxas City Capiz

There are really many things that you can do and experience in Roxas City that will surely make your trip enjoyable! Here is the 2nd part of my Top 10 Awesome Things To Do in (and near) Roxas City, Capiz. If you missed part 1, it's HERE. Tara, and let's discover the "Seafood Capital of the Philippines."

GADGET REVIEW: Alcatel One Touch Flash 2, "An Ideal Smartphone for Mobile Photography"

Alcatel Flash 2 Review Philippines

A good camera is one of my must-haves in every travel. Be it a dSLR or a digicam, I always make sure that I have a camera with me during my travels to document those precious travel moments. But there are times that I don't bring a dSLR or a digicam, a mobile phone with a good camera is just enough.

AirAsia and Nikon award the Best Travel Photographer 2015!

AirAsia and Nikon award the Best Travel Photographer 2015

Four Filipino contenders traveled around Asia with award-winning photographers; Grand Winner received 100,000 AirAsia BIG Points and a Nikon D5500!

And then there was one. From the four office workers chosen to participate in AirAsia Travel Photographer 2015, including a car salesman and a barista, the online votes have been tallied and 36-year old Velvet Lagman takes home the grand prize! Mentored by Malaysian photojournalist Adam Lee, Velvet will be receiving the coveted title of AirAsia’s Best Travel Photographer of 2015 along with 100,000 AirAsia BIG Points and a Nikon D5500 with a 18mm-55mm lens kit.

Exploring the Hidden Jewels of Sipalay, Negros Occidental (with How To Get There, Things To Do, Where To Stay, Expenses and More!)

Travel Guide Sipalay Perth Paradise Resort Negros Occidental

Few months ago, I've been inviting friends to check this place called Sipalay in Negros Occidental. Because of our conflicts in schedule we kept on canceling and rescheduling the trip. But since it's a long weekend for me, I just decided to do it solo and hit the road way to PARADISE!

Alcatel One Touch Flash 2 Price, Specifications, Features and Availability

Alcatel One Touch Flash 2 Price Specifications and Features

Alcatel officially annouced the release of their latest phone model, the Alcatel One Touch Flash 2 via a grand launch last night in Bonifacio Global City. The new Alcatel Flash 2 promises an even stronger focus on mobile photography with an aim to provide mobile users a unique mobile photography experience – "mobigraphy."

Overnight Stay at The Manila Hotel for only Php 5,000++ Booked via Hotel Quickly

Hotel Quickly Last Minute Hotel Bookings

It has been a long time dream for me to stay at The Manila Hotel as it is considered as one of the best hotels in the Philippines. Full of history and interesting stories to tell, it is dubbed as the "The Grand Dame of Hotels in the Philippines." That is why when the opportunity came to book at The Manila Hotel via Hotel Quickly, I instantly grabbed it.

Choosing the Best Food for your Wedding Reception

How to choose the Best Food for your Wedding Reception

Every couple looks forward to a perfect wedding. Vows are made, a fresh family start, a bond of families becoming one. And most of all, a gathering to celebrate life and possibilities. Every great celebration's most essential elements include the dress, cakes, venues, flowers, food and catering.

Restaurants in Prism Plaza: UP RICE Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City

UP Rice Prism Plaza Mall of Asia Complex Pasay City

Thinking of going to The Prism Plaza at SM Mall of Asia Complex? Check out UP Rice! It is a new restaurant offering rice bowl meals, all-day breakfast meals and other delectable dishes that will satisfy your cravings.

BLOG GIVEAWAY: Win a Gobi Gear Hobo Roll, "An Awesome Companion for your Travels and Adventures!"

Blog Giveaway Gobi Gear Hobo Roll
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Awesome News Adventuristas!

Since I am very delighted with my experience using the Gobi Gear Hobo Roll during my recent travels, I am happy to announce that I am giving away one (1) Hobo Roll! This raffle contest is open to any Philippine resident 18 years old and above and will run from September 20 - October 20, 2015. Watch out for the announcement of winner on this post and on Pinoy AdvenTurista's social media accounts on October 26, 2015. To join the raffle, please use the Rafflecopter app below to send your entries.

PayMaya Visa Card with Beep gives Filipinos the Best of all Worlds

PayMaya Visa Card with Beep gives Filipinos the Best of all Worlds

"First of its kind live beep, instant Visa and payments card in the market"

Striving to cope with the frantic but exciting urban life in the Metro? Breezing through lines at the MRT/ LRT, ordering lunch for work via FoodPanda, shopping online at Zalora, scoring that flash airline seat sale in Philippine Airlines, booking that unique place via Airbnb - these are just some of the things that you’ll be missing out on if you don’t have a credit card.

7 Reasons Why You Should Date a Girl Who Travels

Date a Girl who Loves to Travel Philippines

1. She will Never be Boring

She loves adventure, always ask you out for a trip or a vacation and bring you to a place that you never knew. She loves to discover new places and of course, together with you. She looks for excitement and fun, and that will add colors to your relationship. It will give you more precious memories, unlike to those girls who only bring you to shop on malls.

PROMO ALERT: New Cocktails and Happy Hour Promo from Via Mare

New Cocktails and Happy Hour Promo from Via MareNew Cocktails and Happy Hour Promo from Via Mare

Good news foodies! Enjoy new cocktails and happy hour promo from Via Mare!

Via Mare are located at Philippine International Convention Center (PICC), The Landmark @ Trinoma, Eastwood Mall, Rockwell Center, EDSA Shangri-La Mall, Greenbelt 3, Greenbelt 1, The Landmark Makati, Greenhills Promenade, UP Diliman Campus - GT Toyota Center, Tomas Morato, Panay Avenue and St. Luke's Global City.

MUST TRY: Jiro Izakaya Sushi Ramen Restaurant in Angeles City, Pampanga

 Jiro Izakaya Sushi Ramen Restaurant

Jiro Izakaya Sushi Ramen is a Japanese Restaurant in Angeles City, Pampanga. Located along Friendship hi-way, it takes pride in serving a wide variety of Japanese cuisines infused with Jiro's own signature flavors. They have several choices of tasty and delicious tempura, ramen, kani salads, soups, sushis, teppanyaki and sashimi that will surely tickle and satisfy your taste buds.

HOTEL REVIEW: The Contemporary Hotel in Quezon City

The Contemporary Hotel

Rarely are we able to find an escape from our daily grind, that is why I am so delighted when The Contemporary Hotel (Check rates online) invited me to check out their hotel in Quezon City. The Contemporary Hotel is a newly-renovated, modern, standard hotel conveniently located near the universities and commercial establishments in the heart of Quezon City. It offers travelers, transients and tourists an experience of safe, clean and affordable hotel accommodation in Quezon City.

Carnaza Island in Cebu, "Another Island Destination to Add on your Bucket List!"

Carnaza Island Cebu

Just between the islands of Cebu and Masbate there is a paradise island called Carnaza Island!

Solo traveling may not be appealing at first but it is one of the most liberating feeling. It is risky and sometimes totally irrational. It displaces you from your safe place and your little luxuries to test. It is those tests that inspire change and insight. But that's the thing about traveling.

It's Official! September 25, 2015 is a REGULAR HOLIDAY in the Philippines! And also a Long Weekend!

September 25 2015 Holiday Philipiines

President Benigno Aquino declared September 25, 2015 as a regular holiday nationwide in observance of Eid'l Adha via Proclamation No. 1128. September 25 falls on a Friday, meaning Filipinos will have a long weekend next week.

Goin' International: A Guide on the Best Places to Stay, See and Eat in the City of Love

Paris France Hotels Thinsg to do and Where to Eat

With so much to explore in this vibrant city, it can be difficult to plan your Parisian adventure. We’ve made it a little easier with this guide on the best places to stay, see and eat in the City of Love.

Cebu Pacific Air introduces Three New International Routes from Manila, Cebu and Davao starting December 17, 2015


The Philippines’ leading airline, Cebu Pacific Air (PSE: CEB) is set to launch three new international routes from Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao, all on December 17, 2015.

VIVERE AZURE, "Luxury Boutique Beach Resort in Anilao, Batangas"

Vivere Azure Beach Resort in Anilao Batangas

Dubbed as "Luzon's premier dive destination," Anilao in the town of Mabini, Batangas is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Philippines. Being just 2 and half hours away from Metro Manila, it is a favorite weekend destination among city dwellers wanting to escape the hustle and bustle of the city and enjoy a quick getaway.

PayMaya, "A Free App that Lets you Shop Online without a Credit Card!"

PayMaya Instant VISA Card Philippines

Nowadays, online shopping is one of the most convenient ways of shopping. Be it a plane ticket, a new gadget, a pair of hiking shoes, or some travel essentials, there's an online store that would cater to your needs. The advancement of technology made it possible for us to to enjoy the convenience of online shopping which allows shoppers to save time and energy instead of traveling to a physical store, browsing for items and lining up for payment.

Best Countries to Visit that are Famous for its Cuisines

Best Countries to Visit that are Famous for its Cuisines

If you are a gastronomic type of traveler, and you just can’t say that you been into a country if you haven’t tasted their traditional food – I feel you. I do the same thing – I always have to taste everything and everywhere I go. From China to Italy, my tongue is waiting for new trips as much as I do. So after many years of such traveling around, I finally managed to make a short, but a super useful list of the countries that are famous for its cuisine. Below, you will find it and so you can start planning your trip right away. Just don’t forget that along with Hotels.com promo codes from ChameleonJohn.com you can save a lot of money for your hotel room and spend it for meals. So, Bon appetite!

More Perks for GetGo Members!

GetGo Perks and Rewards

GetGo, the newest lifestyle rewards program of Cebu Pacific, makes frequent travelling and purchasing even more rewarding as it partners with leading establishments to give its members huge discounts and GetGo points via exciting showcard promos.

Vikings' Dine & Fly Raffle Promo

Vikings Dine and Fly Raffle Promo

Join "Vikings' Dine & Fly Raffle Promo" and get a chance to win a Trip for 4 to Tokyo, Kuala Lumpur or Hong Kong for every Php 5,000 minimum transaction! Head over to any Vikings, Niu by Vikings and Four Seasons Hotpot City branches near you and ‪#‎eatlikeaviking‬ to participate!

ENJOY MAKATI: Luxury Apartment for Rent in Makati City

Enjoy Makati

Staycations are an "in" thing nowadays. It’s an awesome way to have a break and go on a holiday if don’t have the time, money and energy to travel far. Having been traveling for quite some time, a relaxing stay in a hotel, resort or an apartment unit that is just a quick drive from our house is a perfect idea whenever I want to unwind and have a quick getaway.

HOBO ROLL, "An Innovative Compression Stuff Sack for your Travels and Adventures"

Gobi Gear HOBO ROLL Review

Have you ever experienced looking for something inside your bag and you end up pulling out everything inside your pack just to find what you're looking for? Seems familiar right? Oh well... it happens when your bag is all messed up and not organized.

Ayala Land Incorporated Brings Adventure "SyncRUNize" in the New CBD ARCA South

Ayala Land Incorporated Brings Adventure SyncRUNize in the New CBD ARCA South

Make sure you synchronize your watches for a grand adventure in ARCA South. The 74-hectare Taguig property will play the exciting events like running, solving puzzles, overcoming obstacles and following direction from your mobile phone app, participants will get race to the finish line and run this adventure in mind and the body.

LEMS SHOES, "Ultra-Light, Collapsible Travel Footwear Every Traveler Should Have"

Lems Shoes Ultra-Light, Collapsible Travel Footwear every Traveler should have

When I travel, I love walking around; and having a comfortable footwear, certainly makes my trip less stressful. Well... who wants sore feet after a day of walking? I don't! So, whether you're on a city tour, exploring a museum, checking out food shops or just seeing things around, a nice and comfy pair of shoes is a must-have for every traveler.

Pioneer Insurance Launches Stories of Hope Playwriting Competition and Virgin Labfest Campus Tour

Pioneer Insurance Launches Stories of Hope Playwriting Competition and Virgin Labfest Campus Tour

I remember when I was still in High School, I always join school activities that has something to do with the arts. Whether visual, film, music or theater, I was an active student when in comes to extra-curricular activities in school. I believe, it developed me to be more creative and innovative as I grow up. That is why, I am so delighted when I was invited to be part of Pinoneer Insurance's launch of Virgin Labfest Campus Tour and the "Pioneer Stories of Hope Playwriting Competition," which were held last week in Makati.

Nikon School on-Board Goes to Masskara Festival 2015 in Bacolod City

Nikon School on-Board Goes to Masskara Festival 2015 in Bacolod City

It's Masskara Festival again! Join the next Nikon School on Board in Bacolod, City of Smiles, featuring the Masskara Festival 2015.

CINTAI CORITO'S GARDEN, "A Balinese-inspired Sanctuary in Balete, Batangas"

Cintai Coritos Garden Balete Batangas

Want to experience a Balinese-inspired resort in the Philippines? Check out Cintai Corito's Garden!

Built by the love of a man for his wife, Cintai Corito's Garden (Check rates online) is a Balinese-inspired vacation rest house turned into a resort in Balete, Batangas. Just less than 2 hours away from Manila, it is a serene and quiet sanctuary away from the city that will surely let your worries and stresses away.

Celebrating 40 Years of Well-loved Filipino Cuisines at Via Mare, St Luke Bonifacio Global City (BGC)

Via Mare Restaurant 40th Anniversary

Via Mare, one of the country's most regarded restaurants serving Filipino cuisines is celebrating its 40th anniversary this September. Since it opened its very first Via Mare Seafood Specialty Restaurant on September 5, 1975, it has grown and continue to be a front-runner in the restaurant and catering business.