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  • Destination Hot Spot Bohol Philippines

    The island of Bohol — located south of Cebu in the Philippines — is rich in relaxed beach communities, coral reefs, and rainforest landscape. The island is, at present, mostly a backpacker’s hangout due to its limited access, requiring a series of flights and/or ferries to reach. But that will change next year. Bohol is set to open a brand-new international airport in 2017, promising more non-stop international flights, including a direct from Los Angeles. Poised to become one of the most visited destinations in the Philippines, we rundown what there is to see and do on the diverse islan ...

  • Bohol Weekend Getaway

    Last September 26th and exactly a month after our anniversary. I decided that it’s time to visit Bohol. I haven’t really thought about greeting him with all those flowery, affectionate and mushy or whatever messages most couples do during that special day of the month because we are not most couples.

    It’s been awhile that I was thinking of going somewhere for a mini vacation since, June 2015 was the last time we traveled. To be honest, we’ve been having quite a few disagreements and petty fights that eventually got out of hand which made me decide that it’s time to take a break be ...

  • Bohol Countryside Tour

    As an early summer treat to our kids, we took them to a vacation in the beautiful island of Bohol. Aside from being famous for its Chocolate Hills, Tarsier and white sand beaches, I chose Bohol as our destination since it is also the land of my birth. My kids will not be only setting foot on this province for the first time but also meet our relatives as well.

    From Cagayan de Oro City, the Trans Asia ferry departed a little past 7 PM and arrived at Tagbilaran City, Bohol at 4 AM the next day. Prior to our trip, I already contacted a tourist car driver referred by my friend. We disembarked f ...

  • 6 Fantastic Places To Visit In Philippines

    The Philippines is an archipelago of over 7000 islands, located in Southeast Asia in the Western Pacific Ocean between Borneo (Malaysia) in the South and Taiwan in the North.

    The Philippines is a melting pot with countless things to do.

    There are cheap flights to Manila from all over Asia. Check the low-cost airlines AirAsia, Jetstar and CebuPacific. Thanks to Philippine Airlines, there are now direct flights from Europe, Australia and the US.

    1. Puerto Princesa Underground River

    Puerto Princesa Underground River is located on the northern coast of the island of Palawan, Philippine ...