#Hotels, #Philippines, #Restaurants, Boracay Island, Food, Staycation

Mövenpick: Your Next New Boracay Staycation

Having started as a humble yet revolutionary restaurant chain in Switzerland, Movenpick has since gone on to become one of the world’s most trusted and recognizable brands today.  The Swiss chain, which has successfully branched into the hotel and resort business, has prime locations at some of the best destinations in the world.

Boracay is probably one of (if not) the busiest tourist destinations in SE Asia.  Having won numerous awards for Best Island in the World, it’s a no brainer to find some of the world’s top resort chains here, carving out a name for themselves in a market that is incredibly competitive.

Enter Movenpick.

The world-class resort is perfect for families and anyone wanting to experience everything Boracay has to offer with the added bonus of privacy.  Situated at what’s informally known as “Station Zero”, the world-class resort boasts the islands largest pool, cutting edge health and wellness facilities, a number of restaurants and cafes and, to be quite frank, the island’s best pizza!

Plan your next stay at Movenpick Boracay and enjoy the quieter, more family-friendly side of the island.

Mövenpick Resort & Spa Boracay
5608 Malay
Punta Bunga Cove (Station Zero)
Brgy Yapak, Aklan Boracay Island
Hours: Daily
Phone: +63 36 288 2256
Email: [email protected]
Facebook: Movenpick Resort Boracay
Instagram: movenpickboracay

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#Restaurants, Boracay Island

AQUA Boracay: The Secret of Boracay’s Best Day Pool Club!

Aqua Boracay is the best Day Pool Club in Boracay not only because of its Pool Party events but because it serves one of the best Spanish-inspired beach cuisines by Chef Chele Gonzales of Gallery by Chele fame.

Most people miss out on Aqua because they think it’s an exclusive private club where there’s nothing to do if there are no pool party events. Some think it is closed for construction. What they don’t know is that this is, in fact, one of the best places to eat and enjoy a pool party in the New Boracay.

Here are the secrets of the best day pool club in Boracay…


First Things First

It is easily accessed via e-trikes (₱120 special trip) passing through the back end of Balabag Lake at the back of D’Mall.

The Day Pool Club is open but the rooms are still under construction.

Bulabog Beach, Balabag, Boracay Island, Malay 5608, Malay, Aklan
Day Pool Club Operating Hours: Open Daily 11.00 am – 8.00pm
Telephone: +63 (36) 288-1536 / 288-1999
Email[email protected]
FacebookAqua Boracay
Instagram: @aquaboracay

Aqua is located at the beachfront along the back beach called Bulabog.

This part of the island is nice during high tide and feels like a hideaway from the busy White Beach.

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#Restaurants, Boracay Island

LOS INDIOS BRAVOS: Why You Have to Try the Best English Pub in Boracay

What I like about Los Indios Bravos is that it features the signature pub food recipes of Chef Kenneth Cacho and Chef Norbert Gandler of ISCAHM fame while celebrating the best of all-Filipino Craft Beers (on tap), Brown and White Spirits of the Philippines at the same time. Most importantly, it pays tribute to “Los Indios Bravos”—the Brave Natives of the 1800’s, Filipino intellectuals and warrior-poets and the Tirol Family of Boracay Island.

Bong Tirol, Martin Jickain and wife Maggie Tirol established the new Los Indios Bravos hidden at the back of White House in the New Boracay.

We tried most of the food and drinks, and here are our favorites that you should not miss at the island’s best English pub…


Located at White House Boracay, Station 1
Opening Hours: 11.00 am – 11.00 pm
E-mail: [email protected]
Telephone: +63 36 288-2803
Mobile: +63 917 176-4294
Facebook@Los Indios Bravos Boracay
Instagram: @losindiosbravosboracay

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AQUA PLANET Pampanga Reboot: Better Food with Air-conditioned Cabanas!

So happy to be back at the new and improved Aqua Planet with the boys.

We loved the modern water park rides, the filtered water and the water fun for kids of all ages.

After they closed the park for a reboot, they now have better food, air-conditioned cabanas and better safety standards for the rides. You’ll love it!


Bounded by J.P. Rizal Avenue, J.P. Laurel Avenue and Prince Balagtas Avenue, Clark, Pampanga, Philippines
Email: [email protected]
Facebook: @aquaplanetph

First Things First

Aqua Planet is the most modern water theme park in the Philippines and one of the biggest of its kind in Asia.

Aqua Planet houses four (4) state-of-the-art filtration systems that cater to specific areas of the facility, all capable of monitoring the PH level, chlorine level and other measurements to ensure safe and clean water inside the water park.

Bounded by J.P. Rizal Avenue, J.P. Laurel Avenue and Prince Balagtas Avenue
Clark Freeport, Mabalacat, Pampanga
Operating Hours: 9:00am – 5:00pm, daily (Last admission: 4:00pm)
(Please check closure schedule due to weather conditions, scheduled maintenance or private events.)
Telephone: +632 649-8500
Email: [email protected]
Facebook: @aquaplanetph

Weekdays: Kids (₱750), Adults (₱950) Weekends/Holidays: Kids (₱980), Adults (₱1,180)

Although the price is the same, you can skip the queues with Klook, especially on weekends.

Check out Aqua Planet Waterpark Admission Ticket in Clark via Klook.

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Announcing… Digital Masterclass by Anton Diaz (Batch 2 – Now Open!)

Digital Marketing Masterclass

Target Audience: Professionals, Business Owners,  Marketers even with zero experience in digital marketing.
Schedule: Saturdays 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM and Workshops 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM at SMX Aura, Meeting Room #1

This masterclass teaches the fundamental insights on marketing as digital storytelling and how to tell your stories on different platforms using SEO, Facebook, Instagram, and Youtube. It’s better if you have zero knowledge of digital marketing so that you can absorb the mindset quickly than someone who has to unlearn first, before understanding how to market online in 2019 and beyond. You’ll learn from me, Our Awesome Planet Team, and our digital expert friends who are committed to making you successful in the digital space.

29 June 2019, Saturday
Digital Story Telling & Marketing Techniques
How to market and tell your stories online effectively and profitably?

Early Early Bird Rate:

Masterclass: ₱6,500/person ₱4,500/person
+ Workshop: ₱8,500/person ₱6,500/person

Sign Up here: Digital Marketing Enrollment Form

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SHAKE SHACK Philippines: Menu, Prices and PH Exclusive Items!

Shake Shack Ph will open on May 10!

Here are the prices, menu, and exclusive items at the first Philippine Shake Shack located in Central Square BGC!

Not only are we excited with the food, the reasonable price points, but also the Philippine exclusive items! From Ube Shakes, Calamansi Limoneade and of course the yummy ube and calamansi pie concretes!

Shake Shack founded by Danny Meyer has been around since opening in 2004 in New York City and probably is best known for the cult following of its burgers and frozen custard shakes. It’s slow fast-food, so expect big flavors, and a pretty pricey bill not like your usual Mc Donald’s order. That’s mainly because they serve quality 100% Angus beef burgers.

Check out our top favorites…

Central Square, Taguig, Metro Manila
Facebook: shakeshackph

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Wandererland Fest 2019: Magical 2-Day Experience!


On the celebration of its seventh year, Wanderland continued to exceed our expectations as they gave us another memorable year in the music and arts scene. This year, they made it bigger and better by making it a 2-day festival. Headlined by Two Door Cinema Club on day 1 and The Kooks on day 2, this year’s festival gave us a mix of old and new favorites from the best of foreign as well as local acts.

Filinvest City Events Grounds, Alabang
(March 9 & 10, 2019)
Facebook: wanderlandfest
Twitter: wanderlandfest
Instagram: wanderlandfest

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#Philippines, #Travel, Japan

MATSUMOTO CASTLE: Guide & Tips for Tourists!


It’s Japan’s oldest castle!

Matsumoto Castle is one of the five castles designated as National Treasures of Japan. It’s over 400 years old, making it the oldest castle donjon remaining in the country.  Unlike many palaces in Japan, its original structure was, fortunately, not bombed during WWII. That’s why it was able to keep most of its original wooden donjons and walls intact.

It is nicknamed as the “crow castle” for its contrasting color of black and white. It’s currently my favorite castle in Japan because I find it exceedingly rare to find a Japanese castle so well preserved in its original state.

It’s my second time visiting the famed attraction and here are some tips that I wished I knew on my first visit…

Matsumoto Castle Entrance: 
4-1 Marunochi, Matsumoto-shi, Nagano
Saturday (8:30 AM ~ 5:0 PM)
Sunday (8:30 AM ~ 5:0 PM)
Weekdays (8:30 AM ~ 5:0 PM)
Entrance: Adult: 610 YEN
Children: 300 YEN
6 years old or under: Free
Phone: (0263) 32-2902

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PAL OFFERS AS LOW P78 and $78 PROMO FARES ON ITS 78TH YEAR (Over 2 Million seats available!)

Philippine flag carrier, Philippine Airlines, launches its biggest seat sale for the year in celebration of its 78th year in the airline industry. With offers as low as Php78 for domestic and as low as USD78 for international routes, passengers can now book as much flights as they want in 2019 as travel period runs from March 16 all the way to December 31, 2019. Booking dates are from March 1 to March 10, 2019.

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#Hotels, #Philippines

Mövenpick Hotel Mactan Island Cebu: A Five-Star Staycation in Mactan!

Movenpick Cebu
There’s nothing quite like paradise. Fortunately, this so-called paradise is just 12-minutes away from Mactan Cebu International Airport.

Cebu has always been a desired destination to visit in the Philippines. The tropical island has so much to offer whether you’re there for a relaxing beach getaway, a snorkeling & scuba diving experience in the coral reefs or an island adventure.

One of Cebu’s top hotels,Mövenpick Hotel Mactan Island Cebu is a five-star Mediterranean-inspired beachfront resort in Mactan set in a beautiful coastline with white sand beach and breathtaking coral reefs. This resort is where the famous Ibiza Beach Club is, where you can enjoy that vital nightlife activity in the comforts of the hotel grounds.

Here’s a short blog of our staycation…

Mövenpick Hotel Mactan Island Cebu
Punta Engano, Mactan Island, Cebu, Philippines
Phone: +63 32 492 7777, (032) 492 7777
E-mail: [email protected]
Facebook: movenpickcebu
Instagram: @movenpickcebu

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