Top 10 Finalists of Wrangler Philippines' True Wanderer 2016

Wrangler True Wanderer 10 Finalists

True Wanderer is an Asia-Pacific-wide competition that aims to create a community of adventurers by engaging Filipino riders and empowering them in their journeys. It celebrates the bold souls who always seek unlimited possibilities through new places and experiences. Now on its 2nd year, iconic American denim brand Wrangler takes its signature denim wear to the Philippines' wide, open roads with an exciting digital competition.

A long journey, a wonderful destination

airport hotels

To get to some of the world’s most exotic and glittering destinations, you have to be prepared to put in the hours, and in this case, that means sitting on a plane for much longer than you would do if you were going somewhere nearby.

Top 10 Destinations for First-time Backpackers

Top 10 Destinations for First-time Backpackers

Without a doubt, one of the best ways to explore a new destination is with a backpack in tow! No luxury or creative comfort compares exploring a place like a local, connecting with the culture, nature, and way of life, in the most rustic and inexpensive way. Even if you’re a first-time backpacker, there are plenty of destinations out there for you to start with, which are not only budget-friendly, but also convenient and seamless to travel to. Here is a list of 10 backpacking destinations HolidayMe (EN|AR) for first-time backpackers.

Learn a New Language and Talk to the World with Hello Pal App!

Hello Pal App Review Feature

I've traveled a couple of times outside the Philippines. Aside from tasting the food and learning more about the culture of the country I'm visiting, I always see to it that I learn a few words from their language. Learning how to say a simple greeting or saying “thank you” are just some of the basic words I try to learn before I travel abroad. But I guess, it would also be good if I learn more conversational phrases so I would somehow be able to communicate more with the locals. That is why, I am so happy when I was introduced to this new app called Hello Pal.

Hassle-free Stays at Microtel by Wyndham Acropolis, Quezon City

Hotels in Acropolis Quezon City Mircotel by Wydham

Holiday vacation is now renovating. You don’t have to travel far away from the city to enjoy your vacation. It is because staying in the city is now a legit vacation option making "staycations" a popular weekend getaway. The reason why spending your holiday in the city has now become an option because of the numerous restaurants, parks, malls, recreational activities and entertainment destinations appearing in recent years around the city. So the question now here is, "where is the best place to stay in middle of the noisy (and sometimes chaotic) city?" And for that, I introduce to you and at the same time, I highly recommend you to pay a visit at Microtel by Wyndham Acropolis, Quezon City (Check rates online).

Things You Should Consider When Moving in to Dubai

Top 5 Best Things To Do in Dubai

Are you a tropical and sand lover? Well, I recommend going to Dubai since it is very nice plus economic growth in Dubai is spreading and they offer lots of job to choose from. However going there has a few struggles but as I introduce you the “ins and outs” of Dubai, you might consider living to this majestic and highly developed city in United Arab Emirates.

GrabCar Airport Pick-up Points at NAIA Terminals 1, 2, 3 and 4 (with Promo Code and Discounts)

GrabCar Airport Pick-Up Guide

Tired of your travel and you want to go home comfortably? Why not hire a private chauffer and enjoy your ride back home?! Grab a car! So, here's a quick travel tip on where to find the GrabCar airport pick-up points at Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminals 1, 2, 3 and 4 in Manila. Grab offers GrabCar(Sedan), GrabCar(Premium) and GrabCar(6 Seater) which allows bigger space and ideal if you have many baggage with you.

Top 5 Things to Do on your Next Vacation to Tangerang City, Indonesia

Top 5 Things to Do on your Next Vacation to Tangerang City Indonesia

Tangerang is a city in the province of Banten, Indonesia. It is known as a manufacturing and industrial hub in Java and it is a home to over 1,000 factories. The government is now trying to develop the area despite of the mere fact that they are still titled as a province. So far, they have now fully functioning shopping malls, convenience centers, private schools, recreational parks and commercial buildings. The weather in Tangerang is hot and humid, perfect for those who love the sun. It is also ideal for those who enjoy outdoor activities. I know you are now wondering what to expect in the city, and that's why I am here. To give you a list of what to do when you are in Tangerang City.

Rediscover Quezon City at Microtel by Wyndham UP Technohub, QC

Rediscover Quezon City at Microtel by Wyndham UP Technohub

We all know that Quezon City is known as one of the largest and highly developed cities in the country. The city is also perfect for hanging out, chilling and killing some time. More to that, it offers historical and cultural sights, exciting attractions and varieties of food hubs that exploded in popularity in recent years. As a matter of fact, Quezon City is now popular as one of the best venues for food crawls. And that makes Metro Manila's biggest city as the new alternative spot for weekend vacations and staycatios.

IN PHOTOS: 74th Araw ng Kagitingan on Mt. Samat in Pilar Bataan

Araw ng Kagitingan in Pilar Bataan

We woke up early on our 2nd day in Balanga City for us to get early to the town of Pilar, Bataan. But before proceeding to Pilar, which is about 30 minutes away from Balanga, we went first to a nearby fast food and grabbed some breakfast. We then we continued our travel to Mount Samat (Dambana ng Kagitingan) where the national celebration of 74th Araw ng Kagitingan will be held.

TOP PICKS: 5 Summer Destinations for Kids near Metro Manila (No Beaches Here!)

Summer Destinations near Metro Manila for Kids
Summer Destinations for Kids near Metro Manila

Move over beaches! Summer doesn't only mean going to the beaches to cool off. There are also more fun and exciting summer destinations to explore!

Summer is definitely for kids! It's the time of the year when kids are on vacation from school as well as the time for a much-deserved vacation. Kids shouldn't be just staying inside the house busy with their gadgets. Parents should bring them outdoors for them to learn and experience new things. If the beach is not your thing this summer, here are my top 5 summer destinations for kids near Metro Manila.

IN PHOTOS: "Parada ng Kagitingan 2016" in Balanga City, Bataan

Parada ng Kagitingan Bataan

I've always wanted to experience celebrating "Araw ng Kagitingan" in Bataan as it is known for it's significant role in Philippines History. That is why, I am so happy and excited to be back in Bataan last week, when I was invited by Bataan's Provincial Tourism Office to join them as they celebrate the "74th Araw ng Kagitingan."

M&M’s® Characters are Running for Election of the Year!

Vote M&M’S® 2016 Campaign

M&M’S® has launched the Vote M&M’S® 2016 Campaign, giving the public a chance to vote for their favorite M&M’S® candydate, Red, Yellow and Green. Isn’t exciting? Who's your favorite candydate? I’m inviting you to join the election fever with the M&M’S® Characters at the Vote M&M’S® 2016 Campaign.

Where To Get Best Affordable Batanes Tour Packages for 2016?

Batanes Tour Packages with Airfare for 2016

To date, I've been to Batanes 3 times. And all of those trips, I always get the service of Mr. Ryan Cardona of BISUMI Tours and Services in Basco, Batanes. Ryan and his tour services team is my most-trusted and highly-recommended Batanes tour guide. No wonder, his team is also the most recommended of almost all the top travel bloggers and travelers who have visited Batanes.

Combat Bloated Stomach and Unwanted Bulge while Promoting Healthy Digestion with "Kilo Off"

Achieve your Fitness Goals with Kilo Off Weight Loss Supplements

I am not getting any younger, I'm turning 36 years old in about a week from today. But unlike before, when I was still in my 20's, even if I eat too much, I don't usually get fat. But now a days, after every food tour I join, it always gives me unwanted bulge, weight gain and bloated feeling as a result of too much eating. Say hello to slow metabolism! I've always been battling with unwanted bulges and losing weight, but I can't really avoid joining food tour as it is part of my travels.

IN PHOTOS: Marinduque Moriones Festival 2016

Marinduque Moriones Festival 2016

Moriones Festival in the Province of Marinduque is one of the most attended Lenten events in the Philippines. One of the highlights of the festival is the Via Crusis or Passion Play held every Good Friday with the re-enactment of the "Passion of Christ" and the story of Longinus, a Roman centurion who speared the crucified body of Jesus Christ.

7 Days Of Summer with ASUS Zenfone Go

ASUS ZenFone Go Smartphones

Get ready to make an even bigger splash anytime, anywhere you go this season, with these two hot-shot variants of ASUS’ budget-friendly smartphone: the new ZenFone Go 4.5 and the ZenFone Go 5!

This scorching season, whether it is roughing it up for an outdoor adventure, or simply having a relaxing time at home, ASUS Philippines gives your more than enough reasons to enjoy the summer season without the worry of overspending and cutting down on the fun, with its two summer-ready ZenFone Go variants: starting with the existing ZenFone Go 5 (ZC500TG) , and it latest smartphone offering, the new ZenFone Go 4.5 (ZB452KG)!

Gumaca Quezon's Araña't Baluarte Festival 2016 Schedule of Activities

Araña't Baluarte Festival 2016 Schedule of Activities

Aside from the annual Pahiyas Festival in Lucban, another reason to visit the Province of Quezon during the month of May is the Araña at Baluarte Festival of Gumaca, Quezon. Here is the Araña't Baluarte Festival 2016 Schedule of Activities.

Etihad Airways announces Business Class sale with great savings of up to 50 per cent

Etihad Airways announces Business Class sale with great savings of up to 50 per cent

Etihad Airways is offering up to 50 per cent off its Business Class fares to a world of exciting business and holiday destinations. The sale runs until April 11 for travel between April 25 and December 12, 2016.

Fun, Thrill and Adventure await at 'CAMP N' in Nuvali Laguna

Camp Nuvali Laguna

There's a new and exciting reason to travel to the south as premier outdoor adventure and team-building hub is set to be opened this summer in Sta. Rosa, Laguna! The fun, thrill and adventure is coming to Laguna as Camp N is set to be opened to the public this April 16, 2016 in Nuvali, a primary go-to leisure destination in the South.

Join the Search for Wrangler Philippines' True Wanderer Contest 2016

Wrangler Philippines True Wanderer Contest

I started blogging in 2005 by just sharing my day-to-day personal experiences. Until 2009, when I was bitten by the "travel bug" during my visit to Cebu and Bohol, It started my passion for travel and adventure and my blog slowly evolved into a travel blog. Since then, it has been known to provide the best tips and travel guides on how to travel around the Philippines by sharing my first-hand travel experiences on different tourist and "off-the beaten" destinations in the country.

HOSTELS IN BORACAY: Second Wind Bed, Bunk and Breakfast

Best Hostels in Boracay Philippines

When traveling to Boracay, the biggest chunk of budget goes to accommodation and activity expenses. If your budget is limited and it doesn't allow you to stay in a hotel or a resort, why not consider staying in a hostel? It's one of the best options to save on travel expenses and also a great way to meet other travelers. More to that, the best part of staying in a hostel on Boracay is that the prices of rooms are affordable and perfect for solo and budget travelers.

IN PHOTOS: Witnessing "Senakulo 2016" in Boac, Marinduque

Senakulo 2016 in Boac Marinduque

"Senakulo" is a traditional theatrical presentation held during Lenten season in the Philippines. It is a dramatic presentation depicting the Passion of Jesus Christ: his trial, suffering and death. The word "Senakulo" was derived from the word Cenacle or the "Upper Room" which is the term used for the site of "The Last Supper". These passion plays are staple rituals and still being practiced in many provinces in the country during the Lenten season.

BEACH RESORTS IN ROMBLON: San Pedro Beach Resort in Talipasak Beach

Beach Resorts in Romblon

There are several lovely and uncrowded beaches in Romblon; one of them is Talipasak Beach where San Pedro Beach Resort is located. It is a quiet and secluded private beach resort in Barangay Ginablan, Romblon Romblon. Located at 13 kilometers or about 30-45 minutes away from downtown Romblon, you have to hire a tricycle to get here. What I love about Talipasak Beach are its white sandy beachfront with clear turquoise waters and an amazing view of Tablas Island. It is a perfect hideaway if you wish to go swimming, snorkeling and sun bathing away from the usual crowd.