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One Night Food Trip Season 2 with K-pop Idols Nichkhun and Alexander Lee

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Asia's hit Korean Show returns to the Philippines, for the second season of One Night Food Trip -International Edition on tvN Asia. In 2017, Sandara Park and her brother Thunder went to a challenging 48 hour of gastronomic frenzy in One Night Food Trip Season One. This time, K-pop heartthrobs NICHKHUN and My Korean Jagirang actor Alexander " Xander" Lee will have a face-off against the lovely celebrity cousins Danica Sotto-Pingris and Ciara Sotto in a 48 hours culinary frenzy around the Philippines.


The One Night Food Trip is originally based on a hit Korean food competition show. The International edition adds a more exciting twist to show by having K-pop celebrities to travel to a diverse Asian destination including Taiwan, South Korea, Malaysia, and the Philippines. K-pop celebrity team have to eat, play and compete against the local celebrities. each team has to complete the missions involving exotic flavors and cultural attractions to earn stamps. The team that col…

The Blulane Hotel in Binondo, Manila

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When we hear Binondo, we usually think about the Filipino-Chinese community in Metro Manila that has been a melting pot of two different culture, making a destination to locals and  tourist that wanted to experience the fusion of  modern and traditional establishments.
Binondo is known as the world’s oldest Chinatown and, as such, is richly steeped in history and culture. Since it was established in 1594, it has always been a busy hub for commerce for the Filipino-Chinese community. The area has undergone several phases of modernization through the years with the opening of progressive establishments, but the essence of its old-world charm has remained intact with the eateries at the esteros, to the mom-and-pop shops that offer products ranging from lucky trinkets to traditional Chinese medicines.
The Blulane Hotel is the newly-opened hotel with a vibrant modern luxury ambiance. Its a 17-story building with 172 rooms. This hotel aims to cater to the needs of local guests, business tra…

5 Must-Haves for a Perfect Beach Adventure

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Are you planning to go on abeach adventure?
Me? I'm almost done packing our things for our weekend beach trip.
With the weather temperature in Manila ranging around 40-45 degrees Celsius, I can't blame anyone if people just go pack their bags and visit the nearest beaches in the city.

You don't need to exhaust your self before getting to that beach due to packing your things, it's better to pack wisely, remember to bring all the things you will need the most in your beach adventure. Clothes and toiletries are the basic things.

With this being said, here are 5 of the must-haves for a perfect beach adventure.

1. Smartphone for Perfect Selfies 



Never leave for a trip without your smartphone! Well, that is unless you are trying to get off the grid. Your smartphone can be your ultimate travel buddy that will document your getaways, help you stay on track with its GPS feature, and more. If you are looking for a new smartphone, consider getting a Vivo V9. The latest flagship …

A Foodie Guide to the Visayas with Go Hotels

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The Visayas region consists of beautifully scattered islands blessed with diverse cultures, majestic beaches and warm people that will keep you coming back. But aside from these, one thing that makes all its islands worth flying for is the glorious food, which is the highlight of—if not the reason for—traveling here. From foods that originally came from the region to the reimagined classics, hopping off from one Visayan island to another offer great experiences for the senses and especially for the stomach!
Are you a foodie traveler? Cross some Visayan food from your bucket list! Here are some Visayan provinces that will give you a taste of an unforgettable vacation:

Bacolod: The Land Origin of Chicken Inasal

The famous Masskara Festival in Bacolod | Photo by Leonardo Villasis
Bacolod City, the capital of Negros Occidental, is home to the vivacious Masskara Festival and vast sugar plantations. That is why it’s dubbed as the City of Smiles – a place where festivals are faithfully celebrate…

Tourism Promotions Board Supports Film Tourism with " Cine Turismo"

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The Philippines is known for its beauty and unique charisma. In 2013 and 2017 Palawan ranked as No.1 in Travel + Leisure World Best Island while Boracay landed on the 3rd spot. Filmmakers and other tourists were captivated by the hidden beauty of our beautiful islands. Not only once that foreign film was shot in the Philippines; Naked Weapon in 2002, some scene was shot in Subic, Zambales; Romantic Island starring Eugene and Lee Min Ki and directed by  Cheol-Woo Kang was shot in Boracay: Mango Tree directed by  Lee Soo-Sung was shot in Cebu.




The Tourism Promotions Board (TPB ), an attached agency of the Department of Foreign Affairs  (DOT ) under Chief Operating Officer Cesar Montano gave recognition to eight Filipino-made and two foreign movies that showcased the beauty and charisma of the Philippines and helped promote the Philippine Tourism through their film.
Cine Turismo, the newest campaign of Tourism Promotions Board under COO Cesar Montano, will give recognition and honor Fili…

Cruising the high seas in effortless indulgence with SuperStar Virgo

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They say that you need to give chance to yourself to experience new things life can offer, sail the seas to find new adventures that you will cherish the rest of your life.

Taking a cruise could be the one that you're looking for on your next get away or just simply trying to unwind and relax on your own way.

With the gentle swaying of the sea that seems to lullaby its passengers, a timely cruise can bring a much-needed calmness, even to the weariest of travellers. Just imagine, spending days at sea in complete solitude, staring at the vastness of the open ocean with nary a thought of one’s daily troubles. Days full of exciting possibilities with nowhere to be, no one to see, and best of all, no distractions - a complete cruise-cation to celebrate life.         

The majestic SuperStar Virgo will make Manila its homeport from March to May. The cruise ship offers travellers a visa-free way to visit cities in Taiwan and southern Japan.

In the past decade, cruises have become one of …

5 Best Travel Tips You'll Ever Need

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What would be the first thing that comes to your mind when you say travel? Possibly for business? or it can be that vacation that you've been preparing for some months, it can also be some unexpected adventure with some of your best buddies. Whatever travel is for you, this will be the 5 Best travel tips you'll ever need.

1. Always bring your US $

If you are planning to travel in multiple countries, aside from bringing your favorite travel credit card to earn those miles/points, it is advisable to bring some USD with you. This may come handy and very easy to exchange for a local currency.

2. Have some Research

This may sound old school but still the most effective way of being prepared, from finding the best restaurants, cheapest hotels, local weather. You can always download an app that does all this job for you, this will make your travel less hassle and will give you more time to explore new things about the place that you will be visiting.


3. The best things in the world are…

TKM Adventure in Rizal: A Visit To The Art Capital of The Philippines

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"ART is not what you see, but what you make others see" - Edgar Degas


I'm feeling under the weather since last week. So when I received an invitation to explore the Art Capital of the Philippines which is  Angono Rizal, I immediately said "Yes!" I once heard that ART is a reflection of life. This is one of the reasons why I love to look at a painting. I want to know what is the artist's message using his/her paintbrush and canvas.
From our meeting place in Makati to Angono, Rizal it took us about 1 hour and a half to our first destination.
Itinerary:
➤ Angono Petroglyphs ➤ Carlos Botong Francisco Art Gallery ➤ Balaw Balaw  ➤ Blanco Family Museum ➤ Pinto Art Museum



Angono Rizal Tunnel This is the only easy way going in and out of the Angono Petroglyphs.


ANGONO PETROGLYPHS ENTRANCE FEE: Adult: 20.00 Student: 10.00 ( PETROGLYPH means Rock Carving from the Historic times.)
The Angono Petroglyphs is the oldest known work of art in the Philippines. It was discovered by the late…