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September 2017

#Travel, Japan

CENTRAL JAPAN: Awesome 5-Day Itinerary to Explore Central Japan! (Day 1-2)

 

Central Japan, the old country, has so much more to offer than the famed Shirakawago UNESCO Heritage Site, 400-year-old Matsumoto Castle, and the dazzling Snow Wall of Kurobe Alpine Route.

Discover Central Japan as you’ll find beautiful fields of tulips, fun activities like food replica and soba making workshops and trying out fantastic food like first-class Japanese Hida Beef and affordable Michelin grade sushi– Central Japan has something for everyone!

Here’s a sample 5-day itinerary to make the most of your trip to Central Japan…

 

Central Japan Blog Series

CENTRAL JAPAN: 5-Day Sample Itinerary! (Day 1-2)
 CENTRAL JAPAN: Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route & Toyama Bay Sushi! (Day 3-4)
 CENTRAL JAPAN: Nagano’s Matsumoto Castle & Soba Making Workshop! (Day 5)

 MY WAX TEMPURA: Food Sample Workshop in Gujo City!
 TONAMI TULIP GALLERY: The World’s Only Tulip Garden Where It Blooms All Year Round!
 SHIRAKAWA-GO: The Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō!

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#Travel, Japan

CENTRAL JAPAN: Nagano’s Matsumoto Castle & Soba Making Workshop! (Day 5)

 

Nagano Prefecture besides having the most accessible snow resort in Japan, it is surrounded by sought after attractions like the famed 400-year old Matsumoto Castle, Zenkoji Temple, and the cute wild snow monkeys!

Fun Fact: Nagano, known as the prefecture of longevity is blessed with fresh air and clean water from the soaring 3000-meter high Japan Alps. It is believed because of this beautiful environment and fresh produce from the mountains to be related to the highest average life expectancy rate in Nagano.

Here’s a sample itinerary for a day trip in Nagano…

Central Japan Blog Series

CENTRAL JAPAN: 5-Day Sample Itinerary! (Day 1-2)
 CENTRAL JAPAN: Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route & Toyama Bay Sushi! (Day 3-4)
 CENTRAL JAPAN: Nagano’s Matsumoto Castle & Soba Making Workshop! (Day 5)

 MY WAX TEMPURA: Food Sample Workshop in Gujo City!
 TONAMI TULIP GALLERY: The World’s Only Tulip Garden Where It Blooms All Year Round!
 SHIRAKAWA-GO: The Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō!

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#Travel

CENTRAL JAPAN: Nagano’s Matsumoto Castle & Soba Making Workshop! (Day 5)

Nagano Prefecture besides having the most accessible snow resort in Japan, it is surrounded by sought after attractions like the famed 400-year old Matsumoto Castle, Zenkoji Temple, and the cute wild snow monkeys!

Fun Fact: Nagano, known as the prefecture of longevity is blessed with fresh air and clean water from the soaring 3000-meter high Japan Alps. It is believed because of this beautiful environment and fresh produce from the mountains to be related to the highest average life expectancy rate in Nagano.

Here’s a sample itinerary for a day trip in Nagano…

Central Japan Blog Series

CENTRAL JAPAN: 5-Day Sample Itinerary! (Day 1-2)
 CENTRAL JAPAN: Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route & Toyama Bay Sushi! (Day 3-4)
 CENTRAL JAPAN: Nagano’s Matsumoto Castle & Soba Making Workshop! (Day 5)

 MY WAX TEMPURA: Food Sample Workshop in Gujo City!
 TONAMI TULIP GALLERY: The World’s Only Tulip Garden Where It Blooms All Year Round!
 SHIRAKAWA-GO: The Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō!

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#Travel, Japan

CENTRAL JAPAN: Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route & Toyama Bay Sushi! (Day 3-4)

Day 3 was highlighted by the famed Snow Wall of Kurobe Alpine Route, Daio Wasabi Farm one of the largest wasabi producers in Japan, and the mouthwatering michelin star quality sushi of Toyama Bay.

Here’s a photo essay of our Day 3-4 Central Japan experience…

Central Japan Blog Series

CENTRAL JAPAN: 5-Day Sample Itinerary! (Day 1-2)
 CENTRAL JAPAN: Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route & Toyama Bay Sushi! (Day 3-4)
 CENTRAL JAPAN: Nagano’s Matsumoto Castle & Soba Making Workshop! (Day 5)

 MY WAX TEMPURA: Food Sample Workshop in Gujo City!
 TONAMI TULIP GALLERY: The World’s Only Tulip Garden Where It Blooms All Year Round!
 SHIRAKAWA-GO: The Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō!

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#Philippines

MALAPASCUA: A Non-Diver’s Guide to the Island of Malapascua!

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When you hear the word Malapascua, the first thing that comes to mind is diving, thresher sharks, and more diving. In fact, a lot of tourists from all over the world frequent the place for its underwater beauty.

But this place is not limited to the divers. This tiny island in the northern part of Cebu is not only known for being one of the top diving spots in the Philippines, it is also considered one of the most captivating islands in the country.

So, from a non-diver’s point of view, let me share with you our complete guide to the beautiful and relaxing island of Malapascua.

EVOLUTION DIVE AND BEACH RESORT
Malapascua Island, Malapascua, Daanbantayan
Telephone: 0917 631 2179
Facebook: 
Evolution Diving Malapascua
Website: www.evolution.com.ph/
Instagram: @evolutiondivingresort
Email: [email protected]

Check out low Evolution Dive and Beach Resort rates and availability from Booking and Agoda.

 

Malapascua for Non-Diver’s Series:

MALAPASCUA: A Non-Diver’s Guide to the Island of Malapascua!
 KALANGGAMAN: Leyte’s Island Paradise! (A Day Trip from Malapascua)
• Where to Eat in Malapascua? (A Foodie’s Guide)

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#Philippines

OhGK! (Oregano Honey Ginger Kalamansi): The Best Healthy Tea Drink in Manila! @GawadKalingaHQ

OhGK!, is a promising start-up health drink boutique from Gawad Kalinga Enchanted Farms in Bulacan Philippines.

 

OhGK

Their flagship beverage combines oregano, ginger, and calamansi that has been lightly sweetened with honey

Light and refreshing what makes OhGK special is the health benefits it draws from its 100% natural and organic ingredients. 

 

OhGK!
Gawad Kalinga Enchanted FarmsPandi-Angat Rd, Angat, Bulacan Philippines 
Facebook: @OhGKNatural
Websitehttp://gk1world.com/gk-enchanted-farm

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Attractions, Manila Life

Paintings in Motion: Art in Island’s Newest Attraction @ArtinIsland

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Art in Island, the biggest 3D Museum in Asia, is bringing their paintings to a whole new level with their latest installment.

Mostly known for 3D and interactive paintings, Art in Island is now moving into the realm of digital art.

Wouldn't it be cool to see their paintings move?

 

ART IN ISLAND 3D Art Museum
15th Avenue, Cubao, Quezon City, Philippines (At the back of Cubao Expo)
Telephone: +632 421-1356
FacebookArt in Island
Instagram@ArtinIsland
Operating Hours: 9.30am to 9.30pm 
Entrance Fee: P500/head walk-in, P400/head for students

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#Philippines

PUTO NI PAPA: The Best Puto in Town! @GawadKalingaHQ

Puto ni Papa is not your ordinary puto. Those small ones in the local markets are incomparable.

Puto ni Papa is a brand founded and developed at the Gawad Kalinga Enchanted Farm. The founder, Rem Salunoy (or Papa Rem), is a graduate of the SEED (School for Experiential and Entrepreneurial Development) program by GK.

Armed with a recipe passed on to him by his grandmother, Papa Rem has turned this native delicacy into something greater.

 

PUTO NI PAPA
GK Enchanted Farm, Angat, Bulacan
Mobile: +63 915 687-7831 
Facebook:  GK Enchanted Farm
Websitehttp://gk1world.com/gk-enchanted-farm

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