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January 27, 2016

ASEAN Tourism Forum Recap: ASEAN Integration to Boost Philippines Tourism!

ASEAN Tourism Forum
This year's ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) held in Manila from January 18 to 25, 2016 with this year's theme "One Community for Sustainability", a cooperative effort aimed at promoting the region as a single tourist destination.

The annual event involves all the tourism industry sectors of the 10 member nations of ASEAN: Brunei, Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam to discuss innovations, trends, and developments in the tourism industry and facilitate joint policy formulations to accelerate the growth of the region's tourism.

Here are the Philippines development plans to increase tourist arrivals, highlighted during the ASEAN Tourism Forum.

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January 20, 2016

100 Photos of Great Cuisines in the Philippines! (Series 4 of 4) #LGG4PH #LGG4TheGreat

Our Awesome Planet, in partnership with LG Electronics, present 100 Photos of Great Cuisines in the Philippines as Shot using LG G4.  

Here's the 4th batch of 25 yummy photos to complete the 100 Great Cuisines campaign:

100 Great Cuisines in the Philippines Photo Exhibit(1-25) | (25-50) | (50-75) | (76-100)

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Pink Floyd @ ADAAM and YVES 

 

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January 19, 2016

Plan Your Next Adventure this 2016! (A Comprehensive Guide to Philippine Festivals and Holidays)

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When it comes to one of the happiest places on earth, the Philippines definitely does not fail to impress. In these 7,000 islands are an array of beautifully rich festivals and celebrations to make you feel alive!

So if you’re looking for adventure, here is a comprehensive list of some of the most popular festivals and fiestas the Philippines has to offer this 2016!

 

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January 14, 2016

Awesome Guide: 15 Places to Try in Angeles City (Part 3 - International Cuisine)

By Abigail Javellana

Awesome Guide: 15 Places to Try in Angeles City: Filipino Cuisine (4) | Awesome Places (3)| International Cuisine (8)

Update 07/27/2016: PAMPANGA: Top 10 Most Awesome Restaurants in Pampanga! (2016)

Angeles City Culinary Capital PH

Getting hungry is not an option, Angeles City famed for being the "Culinary Capital of the Philippines" not only produces yummy Filipino dishes but will also surprise you with global dining options.

Once was a U.S Military base that brought together other nationalities, with this they were able to share and influence their culture including a number of authentic international dishes from their respective countries. 

 

Here's a 24-Hour guide to Angeles city complete with a food trip guide, heritage tours and fun adventurous activities everyone to enjoy...

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Awesome Guide: 15 Places to Try in Angeles City (Part 2- Awesome Places)

By Abigail Javellana

Awesome Guide: 15 Places to Try in Angeles City: Filipino Cuisine (4) | Awesome Places (3)| International Cuisine (8)

Update 07/27/2016: PAMPANGA: Top 10 Most Awesome Restaurants in Pampanga! (2016)

Angeles City Culinary Capital PH

Angeles City is known for two things one for being the Culinary Capital of the Philippines and second for its red light district. Besides that Angeles is home to activities everyone can enjoy, it is equipped with a state of the art museum, old houses & architectures, works from award-winning artists and an exciting wakeboard park.

Besides having a Kapampangan food trip complete your trip with short history lessons and some little fun.

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Awesome Guide: 15 Places to Try in Angeles City (Part 1- Filipino Cuisine)

Awesome Guide: 15 Places to Try in Angeles City: Filipino Cuisine (4) | Awesome Places (3)| International Cuisine (8)

Update 07/27/2016: PAMPANGA: Top 10 Most Awesome Restaurants in Pampanga! (2016)

Angeles City Culinary Capital PH

Angeles City, with its reputation famous for the red light district, you'd be surprised that Angeles City is far from that. Famed for being recognized as the "Culinary Capital of the Philippines", it's no wonder you'll find some of the best Filipino cuisines. The city once served as U.S. Military base that brought together many nationalities, bringing with them are a number of authentic international dishes.


Here's a 24-Hour guide to Angeles city complete with a food trip guide, heritage tours and fun adventurous activities everyone to enjoy...

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January 13, 2016

TXANTON: Jamon Iberico de Bellota & Finest Spanish/French Wine Tasting!

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TXANTON (pronounced as shan-ton) is the first Jamóneria in the Philippines and bodega showcasing the finest Spanish and French wines.

Its name is a tribute to Paulino Txanton Aboitiz, who was the first of his family to arrive in Manila in 1898. It is the retail sister company of Antique Wine Collections (AWC) Philippines, which supplies the finest wines to hotels and restaurants in Manila.

Here are some tips on planning your awesome Jamón experience at Txanton ...

 

TXANTON
2294 Chino Roces Ave. Extension, 2nd Floor Smithbell Building, 1232 Makati, Philippines
Operating Hours: Monday to Saturday - 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Telephone: +632 812-2040 (loc 112)
Email: info@txanton.com.ph
Facebook: Txanton
Instagram: @TxantonPH
Website: http://txanton.com.ph/

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Guide to an Awesome @EdsaShangriLa Family Staycation!

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EDSA Shangri-La Manila is one of the lifestyle oases in the middle of the urban jungle in the Mandaluyong/Ortigas area. It's a great home base for a staycation weekend with the family in the northern part of the metro.

Here's a guide on what to do during your staycation at Edsa Shangri-La Hotel... 

EDSA SHANGRI-LA MANILA
1 Garden Way, Ortigas Centre, Mandaluyong City, 1650, Philippines
Telephone: +632 633 8888
Facebook: Edsa Shangri-La Manila
Twitter: @EdsaShangriLa
Website: http://www.shangri-la.com/manila/edsashangrila/

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