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Step-by-step guide on installing HotelQuickly app on your smartphone


 As HotelQuickly, the pioneer last minute mobile-for-travel hotel booking app enters the Philippines with its launching held recently at A Space Manila, a co-working space and events venue in Makati, questions have arise mainly on the app’s features. Few of the people we’ve shown the HotelQuickly app were amused of the convenience, fast, and affordable hotel rates found on the best possible accommodation deals for travelers. With over 5,000 hotel partners across Asia-Pacific, the free-for-all app conveniently enables users to enjoy unparalleled savings averaging of up to 28% from published rates. Here’s a step-by-step guide walk-through on installing HotelQuickly on your […]


Lubao International Balloon Festival is back on its 2nd year


 When you’ve missed a big event with giant balloons flying up in the air on a grand festivity, you would be waiting another year round just to see them again. Not anymore. Expect a bigger and more festive event as Pilipinas International Balloon Festival Inc. (PIBF) together with the Arts, Culture and Tourism Office (ACTO) and Pampanga Provincial Government spreadheads the 2nd Lubao International Balloon Festival (LIBF) on March 26-29, 2015 in Pradera Verde, Prado Siongco, Lubao, Pampanga. Activities such as water balloon fight, motor paragliding, paint ball exhibition, night glow and fireworks display will happen aside from the 40 colorful […]

#MOREFUNBPI JEEPNEY ATM. BPI and DOT make banking transactions more fun for foreigners visiting the Philippines.

BPI and Department of Tourism make banking more fun with dressed-up ATMs


 So Pinoy! That’s right! Starting November, select automated teller machines of BPI will be dressed-up in designs that are truly Pinoy! Thanks to the partnership between BPI and Department of Tourism (DOT), this project aims to make banking more fun for the foreigners who are visiting the country. Select ATMs feature designs that are reflective of the Filipino culture such as jeepney and popular Filipino tourist attractions such as the white sands of Boracay, Mayon Volcano, and the Tubbataha reef. #MoreFunBPI The campaign #MoreFunBPI was launched last November 20 at the BPI Head Office in Ayala, Makati. Also, the first ATM jeepney […]


AFC premieres Amazing Food Challenge: Fun in the Philippines


 Amazing Food Challenge is back with its 2nd Season with another set of challengers across Asia Pacific who were brought to the island of the Philippines for some fun and exciting culinary challenges. Amazing Food Challenge: Fun in the Philippines airs every Thursday, 9 PM beginning November 27 on Asian Food Channel. Asian Food Channel is a unit of Scripps Networks Interactive. The new season of Amazing Food Challenge is made possible with partnership with Department of Tourism (DOT Philippines) and the Tourism Promotions Board Philippines (TPBP). Amazing Food Challenge: Fun in the Philippines returns with a fresh batch of contestants from across Asia Pacific […]


Traveling is more fun via CAVITEX


 Traveling to Cavite is more fun via CAVITEX (Manila-Cavite Expressway). It will only take 15-20 minutes travel time from Metro Manila to reach Cavite. Sounds great, right? CAVITEX was developed in 2011 and is a 14km stretch all the way to and from Roxas Boulevard in Parañaque and Tirona Highway in Kawit, Cavite. The construction of CAVITEX paved the way for the economic boom of businesses such as real estate and land development companies like Profriends which developed the Lancaster New City in Cavite City. Viewed 29914 times by 5015 viewers ADMINJuan Manila Express is a magazine-themed blog of different […]

List of Philippine Festivals: January 2013 (Ati-Atihan festival photo from

List of Philippine Festivals: January 2013


 Armed with a book titled “WELCOME TO THE PHILIPPINES 2005 Edition” – a predecessor of “It’s More Fun In The Philippines” campaign, we’ll be posting monthly festivals that happens every year in the country, to help, promote, and support the tourism campaign by the government, particularly the Department of Tourism (DOT). Side-blogging as flash-packing traveler, this monthly report will be our contribution that will remind all travel enthusiasts, travel bloggers, foreign tourists, balikbayans, wanderlusts, and locals to constantly be updated of the coming celebrations and activities happening within different provinces and regions. And to start the year with festivity schedules, […]

Magellan's Cross is a Christian cross planted by Portuguese, and Spanish explorers as ordered by Ferdinand Magellan upon arriving in Cebu in the Philippines on April 14, 1521.

Cebu province holds spot as major island destination in the Philippines


 Cebu province holds spot as major island destination in the Philippines according to Department of Tourism (DoT) with about 1.6 Million foreign and domestic travelers per year, as of 2011. Most of the visitors came from Japan, United States of America, Australia, China, and mostly from South Korea who makes an average of 400,000 Korean tourists every year. It’s a no-brainer considering that Cebu is a perfect hot spot for vacations and getaways with 167 surrounding islands which include Bantayan, Mactan, Malapascua, Olango and the Camotes Islands. Cebu has 6 component cities which are Danao, Talisay, Toledo, Bogo, Carcar, and […]