In commemoration of the International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) on May 22, the Biodiversity Management Bureau of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR-BMB), together with the Deutsche Gesellschaftfür Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH will mount “Selfie for Biodiversity and Sustainable Tourism 2017”, a photo competition running from May 3 to May 15. IDBD… Read more
Flavors of the Philippines 2017, the month-long gastronomic celebration of Filipino cuisine mounted by the Department of Tourismand the Tourism Promotions Board, joins in on the fun in the North as it celebrates “Bangus Festival 2017” in Dagupan City. The festival is an annual event hosted by the City of Dagupan, dubbed as the Bangus… Read more
Craving for a taste of your favorite Filipino dishes but you’re stuck in the Metro? Worry not for this April, several hotels and restaurants are giving you the chance to savor the Flavors of the Philippines with special dishes that are available for this month. Flavors of the Philippines 2017 is the third year of… Read more
Bangus, or milkfish, is the Philippines’ national fish and a quintessential ingredient in Philippine cuisine. Whatever occassion and whatever season, Filipinos can never get enough of bangus—fried, stewed, dried, fermented, roasted, grilled, and many more.
Flavors of the Philippines 2017, the month-long nationwide gastronomic celebration organized by the Department of Tourism (DoT) and the Tourism Promotion Board (TPB) unite retail giants in the country to create cultural bridges through food, gastronomy being one of the best Philippine travel “destinations.” This April, prepare for a wider range of activities that will… Read more
As a frequent traveler, I’m always on the lookout for travel deals, whether for hotel stays or flights. Being able to save a few hundred pesos per booking is a lot, since it adds up. My number 1 tip for booking cheap flights is to wait for seat sales. Bought months in advance, ticket prices… Read more
Philippine aviation company Air Juan announced direct daily seaplane service from Manila to the country’s top tourist destinations such as Boracay, Coron, Puerto Galera and Subic. Taking off from its dock at the Manila Harbour, the airline operates a fleet of new nine-seater Cessna Caravan Amphibian that can land and take-off from airports and from… Read more
The city of Bocaue, Bulacan just knows how to give back – with a bang! Known as the fireworks capital of the Philippines, Bocaue chose to welcome 2017 Jan 1 with its very own pyromusical called “Pailaw Pasasalamat”, a thanksgiving event for its fireworks manufacturers and dealers, by the 12-kilometer Bocaue River in Bulacan. The… Read more
The year 2017 has just started and here’s a list of some of the best must-experience festivals in the country. Here they are in no particular order. Drumroll please : 1. Sinulog (Cebu) January 15 – undoubtedly the biggest festival of the Philippines. Experience the deep devotion of the people by attending the fluvial procession… Read more
Christmas is always a season of wonder with festive music, magicians, street performances, and glittering lights making the season magical. Set to make Christmas even more wonderful is Pasko sa Intramuros, a Christmas exhibit and bazaar at Gen. Luna corner Postigo Streets in Intramuros, Manila, as they stage their line-up of performances.