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Baler Ride Along Motorcycle Tours


 There’s an exciting ride heading your way. If you love motorcycles, the hum of its engine and the smell of the burning gasoline, you know what we’re talking about. You are on for a wonderful treat as Travel Concierge recently developed a one-of-a-kind travel-related ride along motorcycle tours. Unfortunately, this is not for every Juans, so to speak. Motorcycle or two-wheels has been labeled as a dangerous type of motor vehicle. Expect a lot of eyebrows raising when you mention “ride along motorcycle tours”. “It’s true,” says Pat Favoreal, CEO, Travel Concierge, when he explained to us the concept and why […]


The Other Side of Boracay White Beach


 Cited in Conde Nast Traveller’s Top 10 Destinations to Watch In 2016, Boracay has a lot more to offer than the usual frolic into the pristine water and powder white sand beach. Secret Beach If you’ll just explore the island, you will be able to surprise yourself with new discoveries and parts of it are two secret beaches that lie on the other side of Stations 1, 2, and 3. Bilat (beelat) and Ilig-Iligan are just waiting for you to explore them. These two beaches are perfect for those who want to escape the crowded Boracay hot spots. How To Get There Just ask […]


Top 6 Finalists AirAsia Travel Photographer 2016 revealed


 Over 500 participants joined this year’s AirAsia Travel Photographer 2016 competition and six young and aspiring photographers bagged and were selected and complete the final leg of competition this August in Shanghai which includes series of challenges in landscape, portrait, and food photography. The Grand Winner will be declared as ‘AirAsia Travel Photographer of the Year’ and will receive 200,000 AirAsia BIG Points, surprise vacation package, and more prizes from partner brands including GRID magazine and Flight 001. But first, here are the Top 6 Finalists of the year: Mithilaya Miclat from Davao Kimberly Pauig from PAsig Atty. Eliseo  Zunig […]


Train and bus rides to and from the airport is conveniently easy with PayMaya #NowNation


 If you’re coming to and from the airport, it is best you download and install PayMaya app on your mobile device and get your PayMaya card right away because having this will be very helpful and convenient for you especially when taking the metro train and bus to NAIA terminal airport. Download 1. Go to Google Play or Apple Store and search for PayMaya. 2. Download and install the free app. 3. Register 4. Log-in your account. 5. Purchase your PayMaya physical card and link it with your virtual card. 6. Upgrade your PayMaya physical card through the app to […]


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 […]


Singapore Airlines and MasterCard Travel Madness Alert: Singapore USD180; Japan, Korea USD 450; Brazil USD1500 and more!


 Remember our January article about our travel tips to Brazil for this year’s Summer Olympics? We know that a lot of people will be traveling to Rio de Janeiro to catch the Olympics in action to cover the event and to be there as spectators. But the high cost of travel expense deters a person and even those well-seasoned travelers to decide whether to pursue or not their Brazil trip. Fret no more. Singapore Airlines is offering a round-trip all-in airfare travel fare to Brazil for as low as $1500 only for individual booking of two passengers. Or if you’re traveling solo, it’s […]


Your Robinsons Department Store shopping could be your passport to New York City via Philippine Airlines


 How many times have you wished to go to the city that never sleeps, New York City, and still ended up daydreaming about it? Daydream no more because your Robinsons Department Store shopping could be your passport to New York City via Philippine Airlines! That’s right. And not just that, tons of amazing prizes will be given away to lucky shoppers, including the all-expense-paid trip to the Big Apple via Philippine Airlines. How? When you shop at any Robinsons Department Store using your MasterCard credit, debit, or prepaid cards, with a single receipt purchase of P3,000, you are entitled for […]


Unveiling Jaya’s Secret Garden of Malaybalay


 It was around 1 in the afternoon when we reached Jaya’s Secret Garden in Malaybalay, Bukidnon for our Day 2 organic farm tour that started with Cervantes Farm in Cagayan de Oro last May 23, 2016. After our overnight stay at Alomah’s Place, our group visited the backyard farming in urban settlement by the Bayag family who served us with a hearty lunch meal that included fried red tilapia, native pato tim (duck), vegetable salad, fruit dessert, and house blend orange juice spiked with chili pepper. Junah and Hazel Bayag started their backyard farming upon realizing that there is an opportunity […]


Take a look at Alomah’s Place, Manolo Fortich’s nature and organic farm haven


 Our first day in Bukidnon gave us the chance to see one of Brgy. Dahilayan’s nature haven perfect for overnight stay and camping if you’re visiting Dahilayan Forest Park. We are talking about Alomah’s Place, a nature and organic farm opened by Benjohn and Grace Mahistrado for vacationers, tourists, and those who need a place to stay for retreat camp. Alomah’s Place is located in Manolo Fortich, the place of Del Monte pineapple plantation farm. It was during our Agricultural Training Institute’s Organic Agriculture Bloggers Tour when we experienced our first night in Alomah’s Place. Alomah’s Place encourages the consumption […]

7 Top announcement from Epson plus sneak peek of world’s first compact papermaking system, Paperlab


 During Epson Philippines’ highly anticipated yearly event, now billed as Epson Fusion 7, the global brand unveiled gems of innovation within the 3-day launch and adventure event held at Siargao Bleu Resort & Spa at the country’s premier surfing capital destination, Siargao. Toshimitsu Tanaka, President and Country Manager of Epson Philippines and concurrently the Managing Director of Epson Southeast Asia regional office, Epson Singapore Pte. Ltd., was himself present as the Epson officers gave an overview of the company’s achievements in the past year, as well as what is in store for the incoming fiscal year. Seven new products were unveiled as Epson took the […]


A race like no other conquers Corregidor Island


 This is not your ordinary fun run. Take from us who witnessed a sneak peek of Guerilla Race that will take place on Corregidor Island come May 21-22, 2016. The race, organized by Race Director Lt. Col. Dennis Bumanglag, is not just a test of endurance but a while new level of gruesome action and high-pumping experience with military-inspired obstacles that is first in the history of Philippines’ race. Set in the historical Corregidor, an island remembered where the country’s freedom were fought from its oppressors during the Japanese occupation in World War II. The island is also remembered where […]


HotelQuickly sports new ‘key’ logo and brand new app image


 Mobile-for-travel app HotelQuickly has been known and recognizable with the ‘pillow’ icon for the 3 years it has been offering last-minute booking for travelers in 16 countries in the world. Starting today, March 31st, coinciding their 3rd year anniversary, HotelQuickly replaces the ‘pillow’ with a brand new sleek ‘key’ logo. Today’s change also reveals the release of the new HotelQuickly app that coincides with the official rebranding and the relaunch of the HotelQuickly website. The freshly minted app showcases a brighter color palette, a more streamlined booking flow as well as a host of new features, while the brand has been revamped with […]


Petron Lakbay Alalay continues 30 years of road safety


 This Holy Week, Petron Lakbay Alalay is back on the road, continuing its 30 years of empowering road safety to motorists and provide best day experience on the road when they travel this season. Through Petron Lakbay Alalay, motorists are assured of worry-free travels and always ready journeys. This year, Petron Lakbay Alalay becomes an enabler for drivers to become responsible motorists on the road through its mission of SAFETY through empowerment. A true and genuine advocacy, it aims for the long-term benefit of helping Filipinos change their mindset and attitude towards driving. More than the usual roadside assistance and […]


Globe Telecom renews partnership with Tourism Promotions Board to offer FREE Traveler SIM to millions of tourists and OFWs


 Philippine tourism saw a boom in in-coming travelers from around the world when we hit a 5 million benchmark of visitors in 2015, as Tourism Promotions Board, COO, Domingo ‘Chicoy’ Enerio III has previously mentioned during the 23rd PTAA TravelTour Expo 2016 which happened last February 5-7, 2016 at the SMX Convention Center at the SM Mall of Asia. Enerio announced this again during the renewal of partnership between TPB and Globe Telecom last February 9 that highlighted the MOA and the return of Globe Traveler SIM which will be offered to millions of tourists and returning OFWs for affordable and […]


Important things you need to know before you pack your bags for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro


 From the list of 60 countries where you can travel visa-free from the Philippines, Brazil pops out as one of them. And if you are planning of visiting the country sometime soon, either to see the majestic Christ the Redeemer statue or be there when the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro happens, a careful study of the budget and documents is to be considered first before embarking on this journey. According to articles from Travel Book, GMA Network, and When In Manila, a Filipino (Philippine resident), who wants to visit Brazil can enter the country visa-free for 90 days […]


5 Reasons why HotelQuickly must be your go-to last-minute travel app


 There are numbers of travel apps these days which will help you in reserving rooms for your overnight or extended staycations, whether it’s business, personal, or just simply to have fun. Our favorite is HotelQuickly mobile-for-travel app because of its non-complicated user interface which makes it easy to navigate the dashboard of our account. HotelQuickly has been around for quite sometime in the Philippines launching in March 2015, and tremendously it grows and added more places in key cities like Baguio, Batangas, Bicol Region, Bohol, Boracay, Cagayan De Oro, Cebu, Coron, Davao, El Nido, Ilocos Region, Mactan Island, Makati City, Mindoro, Olongapo […]


Experience Fifty Shades of Grey chopper ride or escape Manila traffic, your choice, within reach via GrabHeli


 Admit it. That Fifty Shades of Grey chopper ride with Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele caught you dreaming that someday you too can experience a once in a lifetime sky ride. With or without Mr. Grey. Or Anastasia. Now your dreams will come true as GrabTaxi Philippines launched its new in-app service GrabHeli to cater to people in need of a helicopter ride service, whether to see the beauty of the metro up in the sky or escape the horrendous carmageddon in EDSA. GrabHeli is now available with just one click of a button on your GrabTaxi booking app. Initially, GrabHeli will […]


Travel worry-free with Travel Buddy Adventure


 Travel Buddy Adventure is the newest product from Pioneer Insurance that gives a well-traveled person a 30-day  coverage while traveling via land, water, or air despite the number of trips the person takes. The person who purchase the Travel Buddy Adventure is entitled to a maximum benefit of PhP 100,000 arising from accidents while doing adventurous activities and hobbies such as spelunking, white-water rafting, ATV rides, bridge walking, canyon swinging, hot air ballooning, rappelling, rock climbing, wall climbing, trekking, zip lining, banana boat rides, jet skiing, sailing, scuba diving, skimboarding, go-karting, roller blading (no racing), rowing, skateboarding, windsurfing, and many […]


5 Reasons why you should switch to Mirrorless cameras


 Anybody who owns and have been using DSLR knows how great the photos are taken using this type of digital camera. It even made the term professional photographer sounds synonymous to DSLR. DSLR eventually became a status quo for budding photographers like the hobbyist, amateur, and the pros. DSLR founds its way in fashion, food, travel, and street photography. Bloggers covering events became consumers of DSLR cameras as they prefer using it most of the times over point-and-shoot digicams. The use of DSLR made bloggers more welcomed by even the seasoned photographers who have been using both film and digital. The […]


Now is the best time to buy a MINI and GET a UK trip


 This is not a MINI raffle! Because it’s a BIG one! British United Automobiles, Inc., official MINI importer and distributor in the Philippines, unveils a generous one-of-a-kind offer that gifts every buyer of a MINI three-door hatch, five-door hatch, or MINI Countryman with a round-trip ticket to where MINI vehicles are born — the legendary Oxford Plant in England. With a purchase of a MINI 3 Door or 5 Door hatch, or a Countryman from July 2 to October 15 this year, MINI Philippines will be flying each buyer of the aforementioned vehicles into the UK for a much-coveted tour […]

Travel light with Lenovo S90, now available nationwide.

Lenovo S90 is ‘Your New Travel Friend’


 Savor every adventure with your perfect mate from Lenovo Traveling without a bag loaded with bulky gadgets with different cables, adapters and accessories is inevitable. It’s challenging for many travelers especially for those who want to have memorabilia and of course those who like to instantly share their selfies on social media or simply relieve boredom while in transit. But now, you can enjoy your trip without those bulky devices. With your new travel buddy, the Lenovo S90, a multi-functional mobile device, less-hassle travel experience is possible. The perfect mate for modern wanderer is now available in the Philippines. It […]

2015 Guam Live International Music Festival

Nick Jonas and Tinashe to perform at the 2nd Annual Guam Live International Music Festival


 The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) is pleased to announce singer, songwriter and performer Tinashe and multi-talented artist Nick Jonas are confirmed to perform for the 2nd Annual Guam Live International Music Festival slated for June 5-6, 2015 at Paseo Stadium in Hagatña. The Rising Star The stunning 21-year old star, Tinashe brings a distinct and dynamic vision of R&B punctuated by hip-hop attitude, pop flavor, rock swagger and electronica spark. This specific and unique mixture of genres can be traced back to her childhood in Los Angeles and her father’s Shona Heritage from Zimbabwe.   Tinashe’s released Aquarius, her debut […]