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Abigail Javellana

#Hotels, Bohol

HENANN Bohol: Best Bohol Experience in Panglao’s Largest Luxury Resort @HenannBohol!

Henann Resort BoholHenann Resort Bohol is the biggest luxury resort in Panglao island, with a 6.5-hectare property sitting on the shores of Bohol’s famous Alona Beach.

Henann is named after its founder Dr. Henry Chusuey and his wife Ann (hence the name Hen-Ann), who acquired the former Alona Palms Beach Resort and surrounding areas.

We love the resort because of its family-friendly vibe, multiple pools, white sand beachfront along Alona beach, and sumptuous dinner buffet.

HENANN RESORT BOHOL
Alona Beach, Tawala Panglao Island, Bohol 6340, Philippines
Manila landline: +63 (2) 230-3000 to 03
Resort landline: +63 (38) 502-9141 to 44
Facebook: henannbohol
Twitter: @HenannBohol
Email: [email protected]

Check out low rates and availability from Agoda: Henann Resort Alona Beach

 

Here’s why you should consider Henann as your resort base on your next Bohol trip…

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#Hotels, Bohol

BELLEVUE RESORT: 10 Things We Love About our Family Bohol Escape @BellevueResort!


Bellevue Staycation Series
Bellevue Manila: Staycation with the Best Alabang Southern Vibe!
Phoenix Court: The Best Chinese Restaurant in Alabang 🙂 @BellevueManila
HOMARE: The Best Yakiniku Japanese Restaurant in Alabang @BellevueManila
BELLEVUE RESORT: 10 Things We Love About our Family Bohol Escape @BellevueResort!
B HOTEL QC: The Best Staycation in Timog/Tomas Morato Area!


Bellevue Resort
The Bellevue Resort is a luxurious 5-star resort situated on the peaceful shorelines of Doljo Beach, Panglao Island, Bohol. It’s perfect for families both looking for quiet leisure time and fun-filled activities on their Bohol vacation.

Our family escaped to Bellevue Resort during the Labor Day weekend, and here are the 10 things we love about our experience…

 

THE BELLEVUE BOHOL RESORT
Barangay Doljo, Panglao Island, Bohol, Philippines
Website: http://www.thebellevuebohol.com/
Landline: +63 (38) 422-2222
Facebook: thebellevueresortbohol
Twitter: @bellevueresort
Instagram: @bellevueresort

Check out low rates and availability from Agoda: The Bellevue Resort

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#Philippines, #Travel, Bohol

BOHOL: Dolphin Watching, Balicasag and Isola di Francesco Tour Experience (Must Read!) @BellevueResort


Bellevue Staycation Series
Bellevue Manila: Staycation with the Best Alabang Southern Vibe!
Phoenix Court: The Best Chinese Restaurant in Alabang 🙂 @BellevueManila
HOMARE: The Best Yakiniku Japanese Restaurant in Alabang @BellevueManila
BELLEVUE RESORT: 10 Things We Love About our Family Bohol Escape @BellevueResort!
B HOTEL QC: The Best Staycation in Timog/Tomas Morato Area!


Bellevue Resort
One of the must-do activities in Bohol is watching the dolphins swim in their natural habitat near Pamilacan Island.

It’s recommended to get the Bohol Island hopping tour from the resort you’re staying at, but you can also book a boat elsewhere depending on how big your group is. We prefer the island hopping speed boats used by Bellevue Resort, which are ideal for getting close to the dolphin action and are much faster than the bancas.

Here is a photo essay of our dolphin watching and island hopping experience…

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#Travel, Ilocos

VIGAN Calle Crisologo: 24-Hour Guide to Best Experience Vigan’s Most Beautiful Street! @HotelLuna_Vigan

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Vigan is the third oldest city in the Philippines following Cebu and Manila. It is famed for the Philippines' most beautiful street Calle Crisologo, that brings back history which rivals Intramuros. The streets are cover with cobblestone lined with old Spanish houses from either side.

Calle Crisologo is the only World Heritage City in the Philippines inscribed by UNESCO. Because it perfectly preserves the livelihood of the Hispanic colonial era.

 

Watch this video: VIGAN: Food and Travel Guide to one of the 7 Wonder Cities of the World!

The best way to tour around Vigan is by foot or tricycle because it is such a small city, the sights are only a few minutes away from each other.

Here's our 24-hour itinerary that you can do on your own…

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#Philippines, Ilocos

INCREDIBLE ILOCOS GUIDE: 8 Incredible Sights You Should Not Miss in Ilocos! @TourismPHL

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The Ilocos Region, consisting of Ilocos Norte and Ilocos Sur, may sound like a daunting place for first-time visitors.

Often, our friends and relatives ask for a dozen Vigan Longanisa, a bottle of Sukang Iloko, a bundle of Native Garlic, or a packet of Bagnet in hopes of also experiencing your travels through your souvenirs.

However, we all know there is a lot more to this beautiful region than what we can find in your typical Pasalubong bag.

Here’s what every traveler in Ilocos should experience before returning home…

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#Travel, Bohol

SUP Tours Philippines: World Class Stand-Up Paddle Eco Tours in Loboc, Bohol! @SUPPhilippines

Related Blog Post: The Fox and the Firefly Cottages Experience in Loboc, Bohol (Photo Essay)

SUP Tours Philippines

Stand Up Paddling (SUP) is the latest eco-adventure in the Philippines. And if you ever find yourself down south in Bohol, don’t miss the chance to paddle for 8kms across the Loboc River, one of the biggest rivers on the island.

Here, you’ll get to experience local Boholano culture and natural sceneries from a unique vantage point–by gliding on water! You can even watch magical fireflies at night on a SUP board.

 

SUP Tours Philippines is the first ASI SUP School in the Philippines. ASI meaning Academy of Surfing Instructors , an international body that offers the highest level of certification for “supping” instructors.

SUP is for everybody, that’s why it’s currently the fastest growing water sport in the world. It’s quite popular because the learning curve is so easy and people of all ages and skill can quickly master it. It also provides a low impact full body workout and an eco-friendly way to experience the outdoors.

SUP TOURS PHILIPPINES
Baranggay Valladolid, 6316 Loboc, Bohol, Philippines
Mobile: +63 38 5379011, +63 947 8933022 , +63 917 7137577
Facebook: standuppaddlephilippines
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: www.suptoursphilippines.com
Facebook: SUP Tours Philippines
Instagram: @suptoursphilippines
Twitter: @supphilippines

Here’s a photo essay of our SUP Tour experience in Bohol…

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#Travel

STAND UP PADDLE: Are you Ready for the SUP Craze in Manila? @MichiCalica

 Stand Up Paddling (SUP)

STAND UP PADDLE (SUP) is the fastest growing watersport in the world. It is quite popular because the learning curve is so easy and people of all ages and skill can quickly master it. It also provides a low impact full body workout and an eco-friendly way to experience the outdoors.

 

Michi Calica-Sotto is a fashion designer who got hooked on SUP and is now certified by the Academy of Surfing Instructors (ASI), the highest level of certification for “supping” instructors. She teaches newbies the safest way to SUP, the proper form, and efficient paddling techniques, all in a SUP Immersion program in Caliraya Lake.

SUP CENTRAL
Email:
[email protected]
Mobile:
+63 917 891-1968
Facebook: SUP Central

Here are some important tips and tricks for newbies who want to get into the SUP craze…

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Awesome Festivals, Food

World Street Food Dialogue: Heritage Street Food Trends & Insights (Summary)

Related Blog Post: World Street Food Jamboree: 15 Hawker Stalls Worth Lining Up For!

World Street Food Dialogue
The World Street Food Congress (WSFC) is a symposium–both a conference and a street feasting festival–celebrating the world’s most popular heritage street food culture with the theme: “Comforting Flavors of Home“.

  

The third edition of WSFC was held for the first time in Manila, presented by Makansuntra, Department of Tourism, and Ayala Malls, to put the Philippines on the world street food map. The WSFC Dialogue on April 20-21 covered issues of preservation, sustainability, and opportunities for the industry. 

World Street Food Congress Manila 2016 Series:

– World Street Food Dialogue: Heritage Street Food Trends & Insights (Summary)
World Street Food Jamboree: 15 Hawker Stalls Worth Lining Up For! #WSFC16 (Updated!)
FOODIE GUIDE to the World Street Food Congress in Manila! (April 20-24, 2016) @Makansutra
World Street Food Dialogue: “Can Deliciousness Cure Poverty and Create Opportunities?”
Philippines’ First 15-Hour Food Tour Frenzy Safari (Part 1) #WSFC16
An Epic 15-Hour Food Tour in Manila (Part 2) #WSFC16
Announcing… World Street Food Congress in Manila! (April 20-24, 2016)

 

Here is the summary of trends and our insights from the street food culture around the world…

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#Travel, Awesome Festivals

MALASIMBO: A Backstage Pass To The Beautiful Mindoro Island! @MalasimboFest 2016

 

Malasimbo Lights & Dance Festival is the second weekend of the illustrious Malasimbo Music & Arts Festival held annually in the mountains of Puerta Galera on the Island of Mindoro. The three-day festival took place on March 24th – 26th, during Holy Weekend and drew an internationally diverse crowd of music and dance lovers.

The festivities start late in the afternoon giving you ample time to explore the island.

Related Post: MALASIMBOOO! Transformative Music, Art & Magic @MalasimboFest 2016

 

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Puerta Galera is a Municipality of the province of Oriental Mindoro on the island Mindoro.   A 3 hour trip from Manila, Puerta Galera has become a popular tourist destination and vacation spot for Filipinos and Foreigners.

 

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#Restaurants

TEXAS ROADHOUSE: The Original @TexasRoadhouse Experience now in Manila!

As featured 10 Most Awesome NEW (Franchised) Restaurants in Manila 2016!

Texas Roadhouse
Texas Roadhouse Manila is the first Southeast Asian franchise (second next to Taiwan in Asia) of the popular western steak and ribs concept founded in Indiana in 1993.

They’re famous for their hand-cut steaks, fall-off-the-bone ribs, made-from-scratch sides, fresh-baked bread, and the legendary margarita.

 

Watch The Original Texas Roadhouse Experience.

Thank you to The Bistro Group for bringing the original Texas Roadhouse experience to Manila. Here are some tips on what to order… 

Texas Roadhouse
4th floor Uptown Mall, BGC
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (02) 776-2654 / (02) 776-2656
Instagram: @TexasRoadhousePH
Facebook: @TexasRoadhousePH
Operating hours: Mon-Thu: 11am -12am,
Fri – Sat: 11am – 1:00am, Sun 11am -12am

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