Siquijor Itinerary: What to do in 3 days or less

On the way to Guiwanon Spring Park, Ms. Myla Bromo-Abellana, Negros Oriental Tourism Senior Operations Officer, shows a photo of her flying on a broomstick. She assures everyone in the van we’ll all learn to fly before the end of our Siquijor trip. Well, that’s a way to welcome tourists to the mystical island of …

Free COVID-19 swab tests for domestic tourists starting November 1

Starting November 1, tourists can have free COVID-19 swab tests for domestic travels around the Philippines.  According to a report from the Department of Tourism (DOT), the program is part of the Department’s extensive efforts to market and promote the country as a safe tourism destination and pave the way to a more robust recovery …

Mariott and other Hotels in Metro Manila now open for Staycation

My Staycation at Novotel Deluxe room at Linden Suites Staycation in Metro Manila is possible and safe again. Get ready to plan your holiday stays in the Metro from this list of hotels with Department of Tourism (DOT) Safety Seal Certification. The DOT is only allowing accredited accommodation establishments (AEs) to accept guests checking in …

How to travel to Siargao during the pandemic: Documents you need, expenses breakdown, tips

With new normal travel protocols, Airlines continue to work hand in hand with relevant government authorities, especially when it comes to domestic flights travel requirements. If you are traveling to Siargao, here are important reminders from the province’s tourism office you should know. 1. Download e-Health Pass The provincial tourism office collects tourists’ contact information …

List of Holidays and Special Non-Working Days in the Philippines for 2021

* December 30, 2020, Thursday – Rizal Day (Regular Holiday) * January 1, 2021, Friday – New Year’s Day (Regular Holiday) * February 12, 2021, Friday – Chinese New Year (Special Non-Working Holiday) * February 25, 2021, Thursday – Edsa Revolution Anniversary (Special Non-Working Holiday) * April 1, 2021, Thursday – Maundy Thursday (Regular Holiday) …

Bloggers Team Building at Sorosoro Springs Mountain Resort

On our second day at Sorosoro Springs Mountain Resort, I woke up at 7. It was early considering I slept past 2 the night before because of the RockToBeerF3st (which was fun!). This day was the scheduled team-building with fellow bloggers so I couldn’t be more thankful to not have any hangover.  Sorosoro Springs Mountain …

Travelbook.ph’s Blogger Getaway at Mountain Lake Resort – Day 1

I wouldn’t be able to meet the most wonderful travel bloggers from my country or learn much more about blogging if I didn’t join Travelbook.ph Affiliate Program contest. My face lit up with glee when I learned my article on Travelosyo website won. Personally I didn’t feel like it was a goal to win. I …

What to do in Moalboal

I have always fantasized about participating in activities like diving, beach strolling, canyoneering, and much more. So this time, while planning out the destination for our upcoming vacation, I hooked upon Moalboal and guess what – it was exactly like my dream destination. The quaint beach destination teems with serene beaches, corals, sparkling waters and …

9 Photos that reveal the hidden charm of Sorosoro Springs Mountain Resort

I used to cringe when I see posts headlining “Instagrammable sites” as if blogs only encourage people to visit places for the ‘gram… Then I realize, I myself, take lots of pictures when I travel, in fact, in this recent trip to Sorosoro Springs Mountain Resort Batangas, I took 4 gigabytes of photos and videos, …

Salt Farm Tour at the Pacific Farms Inc. in Bolinao, Pangasinan

I’ve visited several farms before—including dragon fruit and crocodile farms in Davao. But it was just this week that I managed to make it to a salt farm. Are you familiar with how salt is harvested? Do you know the different uses of salt in your daily life? Is it good for your health? These …