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CHEAP EATS: Where to Eat in Boracay for Less than 100 pesos? (PART 2)

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Where to Eat in Boracay forless than 100 pesos

Did you know that you could survive a trip in Boracay for less than 100 pesos per meal? If you're a budget traveler and looking for ways to save on travel expenses, you can cut down on food cost. It's not that I'm suggesting that you starve yourself, skip meals or just eat street foods, the best thing to do is to find places that serve decent food at very affordable price.

Be in the Center of Unparalleled Leisure at Belmont Hotel Manila (Blog Review)

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Blog Review: Belmont Hotel Manila

Conveniently located amidst the vibrant and lively entertainment city of Resorts World Manila and adjacent to the Terminal 3 of Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) is Belmont Hotel Manila. It's a 4-star luxury accommodation and one of the newest addition to the growing list of luxury hotels in New Port City in Pasay City. Whether you're traveling to Manila for business, leisure or just a quick layover, this 480-room hotel offers the perfect "home" for you in Metro Manila.

Cebu City Tour and How to be #WeatherWiser with Weather Philippines App!

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Be Weather Wiser with Weather Philippines App

I believe, we should all be #WeatherWiser. As a frequent traveler, part of my travel planning is to check on the weather of my destination. That way, I could plan ahead on whether to push through with my trip or not; or what kind of clothing should I bring during my travel or what are the precautionary measures I should apply if ever there are some weather disturbances. Knowing the weather is very important for us to make sure that we are always ready, safe and prepared in terms of what and how to prepare for our travels or even in our day to day lives.

Last Call for Entries for the AirAsia Travel Photographer 2016!

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AirAsia Travel Photographer 2016

Don’t miss this chance to become this year’s AirAsia Travel Photographer!

Are you up for a challenge? Sign up now for the chance to fly one of AirAsia’s exotic destinations and win as much as 200,000 AirAsia BIG Points.

#GoFearless with your travel goals as PACSAFE opens first flagship store in the Philippines

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Pacsafe Boutique Stores in Makati Philippines
Pacsafe Boutique Stores in Makati Philippines

Let's admit it, some parts of the world are inherently more perilous than others. As travelers, there are some places that we really want to go and visit even if there are things that makes as weary about our safety and security. Intrepid travelers just go out and let the innate adventurous nature in them unleashed. But, let me ask you, how should one address personal safety and security concerns while travelling? Can we really go fearless? I think we can, but in a certain level.

8 Instagram-Worthy Boutique Hotels in Metro Manila (PART 1)

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Boutique Hotels in Metro Manila

Social media have taken the world of traveling in a whole new level. Uploading travel photos during any travel has now become the norm in this "social media savvy" generation. Every photo should be double tap-worthy and it has to be Instagram-perfect photo that will win you not just likes, but new followers as well. Below are some of my favorite boutique hotels in Metro Manila ideal for "staycations" that will surely give you the best locations to snap a ton of IG-worthy photos!

MUST-WATCH: Balabac, Palawan (Drone Video)

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Balabac Palawan Drone Video

One of our readers, Ayza Querejero shared to us their amazing adventure in Balabac, Palawan. "Balabac is located in Palawan and is dubbed as the "The Last of the Last Frontier". Going to and from the south-westernmost tip of Palawan was a bit tiring but definitely it was all worth it. Balabac is a paradise in its rawest state. Hope you can share our experience to all your readers and followers and encourage them to travel Philippines first." Ayza shares.

9 Exotic and Unusual Filipino Dishes to try in the Philippines

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Must try Exotic Dishes in the Philippines

Are you tired of the usual Pinoy dishes you see in the Philippines? Why not try some unusual and exotic Filipino dishes? Aside from the common street food, here are some of my most-recommended unusual local delicacies that you must-try when traveling and dining around the Philippines. I bet, you've got to try some of these! You'll never know what you're missing if you haven’t tasted any of these exotic dishes from the Philippines!

Fall in Love with Amorita Resort in Alona Beach, Panglao Island, Bohol

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List of Top Best Hotels and Resorts in Panglao Island Bohol

Yes, summer is officially over, but as long as the sun is shining, there's always a destination we could visit all year round. One of them is the lovely province of Bohol in the Visayas! It is visited for its rich heritage, delectable food offerings, lovely islands and beaches and its endless list of things to do any time of the year. No doubt, Bohol is one of the top tourist destinations in the Philippines that is frequented by foreign and local travelers wanting to have an awesome and memorable vacation.

Southeast Asian Buffet at Café Belmont in Belmont Hotel Manila

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Southeast Asian Dinner Buffet at Cafe Belmont Manila

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

You don't need to fly out of the Philippines to satisfy your cravings for Southeast Asian Cuisines. The delectable flavors of Southeast Asia come to Café Belmont at Belmont Hotels and Resorts Manila this whole month of July (Extended until August 27, 2016). Full of rich and bold flavors, these specially-prepared dishes adapted to indigenous ingredients in the region and to the local palate are the highlights of Cafe Belmont's Southeast Asian Buffet.

BEACH RESORTS IN PANGLAO, BOHOL: Momo Beach House, "A Lovely Boutique Resort in Bohol"

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Momo Beach House Resorts in Panglao Bohol

Momo Beach House is a chic beachfront resort in Panglao, Bohol. Being a boutique resort, the property is small in surface area, making it a breeze to get around to enjoy the different resort amenities and facilities and to experience the stunning beauty of Momo Beach House. Dotted with tall swaying coconut trees, well-manicured gardens and nature-inspired architecture, the resort will keep the feeling of being in the tropics at all times. When staying at Momo Beach House (Click here to check rates online), you'll certainly love the ease of having the beach, the swimming pool and the guest rooms just being so close together.

LIST: Flood-Prone Areas in Metro Manila to Avoid when Traveling during Rainy Season

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List of Flood-Prone Areas in Metro Manila to Avoid when Traveling during Rainy Season

Traveling to or around Metro Manila could be really stressful. Aside from being stuck in Metro Manila's notorious and unbearable traffic, you also might get stranded because of flooded roads due to heavy rainfall during rainy season. The best thing to do when traveling to Metro Manila is to plan your trip ahead and to avoid the flooded streets.

Marco Polo Ortigas, Manila Receives 5-star Award

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Marco Polo Ortigas, Manila Receives 5-star Award

Marco Polo Ortigas, Manila achieved the ultimate recognition for its exceptional quality of hospitality with the 5-star award from the country’s Department of Tourism.

BUDGET HOTELS NEAR NAIA: Asiatel Hotel Pasay City

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Budget cheap hotels near Manila Airport NAIA Terminal 3 and 4

Asiatel Hotel Pasay is a motel/econo hotel near Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA Terminal 3 and 4). Located along Aurora Blvd (formerly Tramo Road), cor. Andrews, Pasay City, their rooms are spacious, quite new and clean. I've stayed here during one of my trips where I needed to get early in the airport for an early morning flight to Bohol.

AirAsia Continues Skytrax Awards Winning Streak

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AirAsia Continues Skytrax Awards Winning Streak

AirAsia has been named the "World's Best Low-Cost Airline" and "Asia's Best Low-Cost Airline" for the eighth year running at the Skytrax World Airline Awards 2016 held at the Farnborough International Airshow.

ASUS Philippines Begins Zenfone 3 Series, ZenBook 3 and Transformer 3 Launch Countdown with Zenvolution Microsite

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ASUS Philippines Begins Zenfone 3 Series, ZenBook 3 and Transformer 3 Launch Countdown with Zenvolution Microsite

ASUS Philippines opens its doors to 500 end-users and fans who will get a chance to witness the unveiling of Zenvolution in the country, and be among the first to experience the much-awaited ZenFone 3 Deluxe, ZenFone 3 Ultra, ZenFone 3, Zenbook 3 and Transformer 3 series.

10 Most Beautiful Places in Norway

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Top Things To Do in Norway

Norway has a lot of spectacular places, from beautiful coastlines to majestic mountain range. Below you will find a guide to the 10 most impressive places to see in Norway.

Etihad Airways marks 10 years of flying to Qatar with additional frequencies

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Etihad Airways marks 10 years of flying to Qatar with additional frequencies

  • Fifth daily service with prime morning departure timings for travellers from both Abu Dhabi and Qatar
  • Additional evening services on peak days round-up attractive schedule for business and leisure travellers

Top Tips For Travellers When Saving

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Top Tips For Travellers When Saving

Aussies are famed for their love of travel and adventurous spirit. It’s what makes almost a third of us jet off overseas every single year. Yet travel doesn’t come cheap. Whether you’re off to Asia, Europe, Africa, America or any of the wonderful corners of the earth that should go on anyone’s bucket list, you’re probably going to need a couple of thousand dollars minimum to follow your dreams.

8 Must-try Food that will make you "Fall in Love" with Saffron Restaurant at Amorita Resort in Panglao, Bohol

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Where to Eat Saffron Restaurant in Amorita Resort Bohol

Saffron is Amorita Resort's all-day dining restaurant. It takes pride as the only restaurant in Bohol offering a thoughtful reinterpretation of authentic Boholano heritage dishes alongside a wide range of Continental, Asian and Filipino food favorites. Their all-day menu developed by Chef Paeng Ongchiong, showcases fresh and locally produced ingredient which makes their dishes more interesting.

Palawan named "Best Island in the World" again (July 2016)

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World's Best Island Travel and Leisure Magazine 2016

Once again, Palawan was hailed as "World's Best Island" by Travel + Leisure Magazine. The island first received the coveted top spot in the list in 2013 and "it’s little surprise that the island is back at the top," wrote Travel and Leisure on its website.

JAPAN: Walking Tour at Shirakawa-go Village, "A UNESCO World Heritage Site"

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Japan Tourist Spots and Attractions

Most of the time, we seek culture everywhere we travel - especially abroad. Isn't it? If you've been following this blog, you'll know that I love seeing old structures and heritage houses. That is why, I am so happy when Cebu Pacific told us that part of our itinerary on our Nagoya Japan familiarization tour is a visit to the historic village of Shirakawa-go in Gifu Prefecture, Japan.

Sunnies Studios Sunglasses and more Travel Essentials are now available On-board Air Asia flights!

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Sunnies Studios Sunglasses and more Travel Essentials are now available On-board Air Asia flights

Has there come a time that even if you planned your trip so well, you still end up realizing that you forgot to bring something or an important travel essential? Oh, well, that happens to me once in a while. But worry no more! Air Asia, one of the "World's Best Low Cost Carriers" known all over the world for its low-cost fare rates, launched its latest in-flight merchandise thru their "Spring is in the Air" catalogue.

A Mysterious Natural Place near Lake Como in North Italy

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A mysterious natural place near Lake Como in North Italy

Have you ever been to Lombardy, in North Italy? Maybe you heard about this Italian region because of the well-known city of Milan, but hey! Beyond the main cities there are a lot of beautiful natural places to visit in Lombardy. Indeed, you can choose between lakes surrounded by amazing snow-blanched mountains and many other naturalistic areas.

TRAVEL GEAR: PovGear Carbon Mini Pole (Compatible with GoPro and Supremo1 Action Cameras)

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PovGear Carbon Fiber Mini Pole Review Philippines

I guess, if you ask any adventure junkie, "what is the most essential gadget you will never forget in your travels?" Most of them would definitely answer, an action camera. It has now become every adventurer's travel buddy and a "must-have" in any travels and adventures.

Midas Hotel and Casino, "Luxury Accommodation Beyond Expecations"

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Midas Hotel and Casino Pasay Manila

As someone who lives in Cavite, I always pass by Midas Hotel and Casino whenever I go to the City of Manila. I always thought, it is just one of those ordinary mid-range hotels along Roxas Boulevard; not until few weeks ago when we got the chance to stay overnight in one of their rooms. I was surprised! I can consider our stay as "Luxury accommodation beyond expectations."

Krakow sightseeing with a guide - A few ideas for unique ways

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Tourist Spots and Attractions in Krakow Poland

You probably already know about all the amazing things to see in Krakow like the Old Town, Wawel Castle, the old Jewish Quarter of Kazimierz and on and on. You’ve visited many of the famous museums and now you’re looking for a new angle on a familiar place. We’ve put together a few ways to take a fresh approach to a place that you might already know and love. Let’s get started!

TRAVEL TIPS: 5 Useful Tips to Consider when Choosing an Accommodation

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5 Useful Tips to Consider when Choosing a Hotel Accommodation

One of the most important things to consider when traveling is accommodation. There are many factors to consider when choosing the ideal accommodation during your travels - especially when traveling abroad or to an unfamiliar destination. Staying in a wrong accommodation can ruin your vacation and end up not enjoying your trip. Here are some useful tips to consider when choosing an accommodation.

Experience Luxe Retreat and Superb Hospitality at Marco Polo Hotel, Ortigas Manila

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Marco Polo Hotel Ortigas Manila Blog Review

Staying in a hotel that leaves a lasting and memorable experience is what we love doing most. There are times that we just go somewhere to have a relaxing getaway and do nothing but to enjoy what the place offers. There are also times that we are too lazy to travel far and we just want to have a "staycation" in the metro to unwind or have a luxe retreat. Recently, we had a relaxing and stylish staycation at Marco Polo Hotel in Ortigas, one of Metro Manila's highly regarded 5-star hotels.

Delightful Dining Experience at Lung Hin Restaurant, Marco Polo Ortigas Manila

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Authentic Cantonese Flavors at Lung Hin Restaurant Marco Polo Ortigas Manila

Not everyone gets the chance to visit Hong Kong to have a taste of authentic Cantonese flavors. I, myself, haven't been to Hong Kong. So when we were invited to have dinner at Lung Hin Restaurant at Marco Polo Ortigas Manila (Click here to check rates online), I got really really excited because I know how good their dishes are. This is actually my second visit at Lung Hin, the first time was when they invited me few weeks ago to have a taste of their new menu offerings carefully crafted by their new Chinese Executive Chef Ken Leung.

Cebu Pacific Juan for Fun Backpacker Challenge 2016

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Cebu Pacific Juan for Fun 2016 Backpackers Challenge

Endless escapades, boundless discoveries and a whole lot of fun—this is what traveling around the Philippines is all about. Cebu Pacific showcased all these and more in the Juan for Fun Backpacker Challenge 2016, which recently concluded its fifth and biggest year. I was invited to witness the awarding ceremony last June 29, 2016 at Newport Mall at Resorts World Manila.

Discovery Suites Ortigas, "A Homey Refuge in the City"

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Discovery Suites in Ortigas Pasig Manila

Whether you're a seasoned traveler, a metro staycationer or a luxury traveler, all we want is to stay in a hotel that is safe and comfortable, right? With all the time we'll be spending in them, it pays to make sure the place we're staying meets our standards and provides all we need in a hotel. I am happy to experience luxe retreat and incomparable hospitality at Discovery Suites that is located right in the heart of the the bustling Ortigas Business District in Pasig City.

SkyRanch Tagaytay: Your Next Food Destination in Cavite!

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SkyRanch Tagaytay is Your Next Food Destination in Cavite

SkyRanch is definitely one of the most visited attractions in Tagaytay City. Thrilling and exciting rides, picturesque beauty of the captivating Taal Lake and Volcano, and colorful and convivial bright lights at night – these are some words that best describe Tagaytay’s most favorite park, SkyRanch Tagaytay. But did you know that aside from these images, SkyRanch Tagaytay is slowly getting the attention of the city’s tourists with its well-selected restaurants and food destinations that are set to complete one’s visit in this relaxing, family-friendly place in the south?

NOW OPEN: Midori Hotel and Casino in Clark, Pampanga

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Midori Clark Hotel and Casino Pampanga

Are you ready to #BeMIDORIfied?

Now, there's a new reason to visit Pampanga! Just about 5 minutes away from Clark International Airport and less than 2 hours drive from Metro Manila, experience new heights of extravagance and luxury at Midori Clark Hotel and Casino! Featuring 111 well-appointed guestrooms, this luxury hotel is located right at the heart of Clark Freeport Zone is the newest luxury hotel and casino to open in Central Luzon.

Vietnamese Cuisine Is Not What We Expect For

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Experience Vietnamese Cuisines

Talking about Vietnamese food maybe is not a new topic as it has been well-known around the world. Especially, after President Barack Obama had dinner with Chef Anthony Bourdain at a "hole-in-the-wall" restaurant in Hanoi, more and more people want to come to Vietnam to enjoy authentic Vietnamese cuisine. But what are the facts about their cooking culture?

Flash Plus 2 3GB RAM with more capacity to be available in the Philippines starting July 5, 2016 at 12 NN!

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Flash Plus 2 3GB RAM

When Flash Plus 2 arrived on the scene, we got heads turning. But who’s ready for something that pushes the regular further forward than ever? Would it be an awesome travel companion?

From Indonesia, to Malaysia, up to Thailand and east to the Philippines and Vietnam, the Flash Plus 2 has been making its incredible mark with features like the Fingerprint Scanner, high-quality audio capabilities and premium camera functions.

TRAVEL TIPS: 8 Simple Travel Hacks for Hassle-free Trips

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Travel Hacks for Hassle-free Trips

We have different reasons why we travel. For some, it is to see the world, to have an adventure of a lifetime, to find themselves, or to meet new friends. At the end of it all, I guess, we will all agree that traveling should be enjoyable, fun and hassle-free. But how? In this fast-paced world, how do we really ensure or is it really possible to have a hassle-free travel?

Highly-Anticipated ASUS ZenFone 3, ZenBook 3 and Transformer 3 Series to Arrive in the Philippines this August 2016

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ASUS ZenFone 3 ZenBook 3 and Transformer 3 Series

Are you looking for new gears for your travels and adventures?

After its successful grand reveal at the recent Computex 2016 in Taiwan, ASUS Philippines is gearing up for the massive August launch of the Zenfone 3, ZenBook 3 and Transformer 3 series in the country. These are the third generation of ASUS mobile phone, notebook and 2-in-1s, all designed to inspire and allow end-users to pursue their passions through their spectacular functionality and award-winning capabilities.