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JUAN Team PH is the Ultimate Juan for Fun Backpacker Challenge 2016 winner


 Seven straight days, fun and adventure travel, and travel allowance worth P35,000, were at stake for five teams from different universities who participated this year’s Cebu Pacific Juan for Fun Backpacker Challenge 2016 – a yearly contest from the leading budget airline in the country that showcase endless escapades, boundless discoveries, and a whole lot of fun. This year’s Ultimate backpackers received the most epic prize – a Travel-All-You-Can-Pass which entitles each member to as many free flights to domestic and international short-haul destinations as they want within one year. They also get to take home gifts from Cebu pacific’s […]


Learning the ways to Farm Enterprise by Binahon AgroForestry Farm in Bukidnon


 Our next stop for OA Bloggers Tour Day 2 in Bukidnon was at the Binahon AgroForestry Farm, situated within the Kitanglad Mountain Range in Bukidnon. It was almost 6 in the evening when we got there and it was slightly raining that time. From Malaybalay’s Jaya’s Secret Garden, it took us 3 hours to get to Lantapan. We unpacked our things immediately right after we were assigned of our room and just aa right as we were charging our mobile devices, the place was hit by a power failure. We.were a little bit uneasy at that moment because we were […]


Important things to know and preparations for Mount Pinatubo Day Tour


 Mt. Pinatubo is as always an active volcano located in the tripoint in Luzon, namely the provinces of Tarlac, Pampanga, and Zambales. Mt. Pinatubo erupted in 1991, the massive and biggest explosion of that decade, so big that the effects of the eruption was felt almost every part of the world. Continuous ash falls and lahar devastated livelihoods, crops, and ruined  natural landmarks in the area. Subsequently, after many years, the road to Mt. Pinatubo opened to tourists and visitors to see the majestic crater lake of Mt. Pinatubo – a seven kilometer one-way walk/trek from the base land to the crater view deck […]


Cebu Pacific Juan for Fun 2015 kicks-off in Bangkok and exciting choose-your-own destinations in PH


 After their send-off last June 23, five teams composed of young travelers from different college and universities in the Philippines embarked on an exciting and fun adventure for this year’s Cebu Pacific Juan for Fun Backpacker Challenge 2015. Team DoMaRo, Team Extreme, Team Iskapade, Team Juan Big Fight, and Team Square immediately flew in Bangkok, Thailand and started their 3-day adventure co-presented by GetGo, Cebu Pacific‘s lifestyle rewards program, and Nissin Yakisoba. This year’s challenge major sponsors are Smart Bro, Boreas, and Canon. Juan for Fun 2015 is also supported by the Philippine Department of Tourism, Tourism Authority of Thailand, and […]

JFF 2015 GROUPSHOT. The fun shoot after the race held at Coco grove beach resort in Siquijor Island.

What makes you the team to beat in this year’s Cebu Pacific Juan for Fun Backpacker Challenge?


 If you know the answer to that question, hurry up and upload your video entries to this year’s biggest and most exciting travel adventure for college students. You still have until tomorrow, May 2, to submit your entries to make it to the 5 team finalists who will join the travel adventure contest from Cebu Pacific and be mentored by 5 well-known celebrities who also have the passion in traveling. Meet DJ Joyce Pring, actress/TV host Iya Villania-Arellano, musician/HALE vocalist Champ Lui Pio, travel writer Jude Bacalso, and YouTube sensation Bogart the Explorer as they will be this year’s Cebu Pacific […]

CEBU PACIFIC JUAN FOR FUN BACKPACKING CHALLENGE WINNER IN JAPAN. Sesi was enamored by the culture, charms and cuties of Japan, and vowed that he will come back.

Cebu Pacific’s Juan for Fun winner continues the Juandering Mode


 A Juanderer never says no to adventures. A rush of adrenaline streamed over the twenty-five-year-old teacher from Dumaguette teaming up his mates from Siliman University for Cebu Pacific Juan for Fun Backpacking Challenge in 2013. Sesinando “Sesi” Quilao joined forming Team Crimson with Patrik Norouzi and So Myeong Lee. They toured around the country from Manila to Kalibo, Dipolog, Palawan, Davao, and Cebu. Team Crimson sealed the victory awarded as champions after the challenge. They savored 12 Cebu Pacific roundtrip tickets to any international or domestic destination plus premium gadgets and travel gear. “With our ticket prizes, we got more […]

DEUTER OPENS FIRST PH CONCEPT STORE. Deuter opens first concept store located at SM Mall of Asia.

Deuter opens first concept store in the Philippines, celebrates 30 years of AirComfort!


 Just like our Adventour, Deuter backpacks are perfect for adventurers and backpacker’s lifestyle for whatever season it maybe as companion while on a tour, traveling, or simply going around town. Deuter is a German brand that has been here for many years and now decided it’s high-time to open their own concept store in the country. Located strategically, the first Deuter concept store opened at the 2/L, SM Mall of Asia North Wing near the cinema. We were one of the few bloggers invited to grace the ‘cutting-of-the-ribbon’ ceremony before they formally open the store to the public. For Deuter, one […]

TEAM TUKLAS FROM UP DILIMAN WINS JUAN FOR FUN BACKPACKER CHALLENGE 2014. The only all-male trio made it to the top on this year's challenging 9-days 6-destinations fun activities.

Team Tuklas from UP Diliman is Cebu Pacific Juan for Fun Ultimate Backpacker Challenge 2014 winner


 Team Tuklas from UP Diliman made it this year as Cebu Pacific Juan for Fun Ultimate Backpacker Challenge 2014 winner bringing home 12 local and international round-trip airfares and prizes from major sponsors Canon, Vaude, Tourism Malaysia, Jack ‘n Jill Magic Crackers, Merrell, and Cebu Pacific Air. Team Tuklas, composed of Esme Escoto (21), Floyd Patricio (22), and Gab Saplagio (23) of UP Diliman, shared exciting moments and fun adventures as they competed with the other four teams during their 9-day 6-destinations Juan for Fun Backpacker Challenge. This witty and wacky trio formed their game plan with Coach Paolo Abrera. When asked where they want to spend […]

JUAN FOR FUN ADVENTURE COACHES. Volleyball star Gretchen Ho joins the ranks of Bogart the Explorer, Jude Bacalso, Paolo Abrera, and Luke Landrigan for this year's Cebu Pacific's Juan For Fun Backpacker Challenge Adventure Coaches.

Volleyball star Gretchen Ho joins as Adventure Coach for Cebu Pacific Juan for Fun Backpacker Challenge


 Ateneo Women’s Volleyball Team Gretchen Ho leads the first batch of Adventure Coaches for this year’s Cebu Pacific Juan for Fun Backpacker Challenge as she and four well-known personalities were introduced last June 24 at the ‘send-off party‘ for the Juan for Fun challengers. Cebu Pacific has tapped five noted personalities known for their love of travel, to play the role of Adventure Coaches. Volleyball star Gretchen Ho, Internet celebrity Bogart the Explorer, sportsman and TV host Paolo Abrera, champion surfer Luke Landrigan and travel writer Jude Bacalso are on board to mentor each team during the course of the challenge. They will stay […]