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Bambanti Festival: Isabela’s Scarecrow Festival

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A big part of the lives of people from the Northern Philippines is Agriculture – the bread and butter of most families, if you will. So much of their lives revolve around grains and produce that it’s only fitting for them to dedicate an annual festival for it.

“Bambanti” is the Ilocano term for scarecrow. The watchguards of their fields and farms. This year, 20 out of 34 municipalities joined in the festivities.

Here’s a recap of my first time at Bambanti Festival 2018:

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A Funny Lion Coron Adventure! (Is your Coron experience like this?)

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Coron, Palawan is no stranger to every Filipino’s bucket list. Many Pinoys have never even been to Palawan, but they’ll definitely agree that Coron is one of the most beautiful places in the Philippines.

Having been blessed with precious beaches, limestone cliffs, freshwater lakes, and spectacular diving spots filled with WWII sunken warships, Coron offers unparalleled experiences and picturesque scenery! It’s no wonder Travel+Leisure declared Coron part of the world’s best islands.

(Click the play icon ▶️ and watch The Funny Lion experience video ⬆️)

There are only a few luxury resorts in Coron. One I highly recommend is The Funny Lion, a safari-themed eco-boutique resort, conveniently located in the heart of Coron Town, 30 minutes away from Busuanga Airport.

Here’s a complete guide to our roaring adventure in Coron, Palawan…

THE FUNNY LION
Sitio Jolo, Poblacion V, Coron Palawan
Landline: 632 856 1443 | 553 9549
Mobile: +63 917 861 9441
Facebook: thefunnylion
E-mail: inquiries@thefunnylion.com
Website: http://thefunnylion.com

Check out low The Funny Lion rates and availability from Booking and Agoda.

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Social Business Summit 2018: Insights and Learnings Recap

GK Enchanted Farm: Scaling Towards Social Progress

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The 5th Annual Global Social Business Summit was a total success, a 3-day event that brought some of the best minds in Social Entropanurship and innovation, together to share stories and ideas with the next generation of socially responsible

Fot for the past 5 years, GK has organized a Social Business Summit where social entrepreneurs from around the globe come to share their stories of their struggles and success.

The summit is possibly the largest annual gathering of social entrepreneurs in SE Asia.

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Gawad Kalinga / GK Enchanted Farms is a Social enterprise which aims to end poverty for 5 million families in the Philippines.

The organization is made up of a group of dedicated volunteers and education professionals who have a practical and efficient solution to tackling the endemic poverty that is a reality for millions of Filipinos.

Their mission has been to empower the youth born into poverty by educating them in skills that will benefit them and their community.

GK Enchanted Farms

Pandi-Angat Rd, Angat, Bulacan Philippines
Hours: 8am-5pm Tuesday – Sunday
Closed Mondays
Landline: 0916 225 3363
Web: gk1world.com

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#Travel, International, Travel

A Tour of Russia’s Greatest Cities: Moscow, St. Petersburg and Murmansk (Video)

Russia is the largest country in the world, so much so that its borders extend from north Asia all the way to eastern Europe. In fact, the country is so big that its territory alone covers almost one-eighth of the world’s inhabited area.

That’s why it’s no surprise that the largest country in the world almost has it all, from century-old architectures, historic cities, unspoiled countryside to some of the most interesting culture around.

Join me as we uncover the rich history and the beautiful cities of Moscow, St. Petersburg and the northernmost city in the arctic circle, Murmansk.

JUAN WORLD PHILIPPINES
34i Le Grand Tower 2, Eastwood City, Quezon City
Facebook: @juanworldphilippines
Email: promotions@juanworld.ph
Website: http://www.juanworld.ph
Contact: (+632) 636 0739, +63 917 529 2200

Russia Series
• ST. PETERSBURG: The Greatest City in Russia
• MURMANSK: The Northernmost City above the Arctic Circle
• MOSCOW: A Tour of the Iconic Red Square and Kremlin

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#Travel, International, Travel

MOSCOW: A Tour of the Iconic Red Square and Kremlin

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Moscow is the capital and the biggest city in Russia. It is a major political, economic and cultural center for Russia and Europe because it’s also the largest city in the entire European continent.

The megacity is famous for its unique architecture; but mainly it’s most famous building such as the Kremlin, the Red Square, and the world-renowned Saint Basils Cathedral.

Two of the most iconic structures in Russia and the perfect symbol of Russia’s historically rich and intriguing past.

JUAN WORLD PHILIPPINES
34i Le Grand Tower 2, Eastwood City, Quezon City
Facebook: @juanworldphilippines
Email: promotions@juanworld.ph
Website: http://www.juanworld.ph
Contact: (02) 636 0739, +63 917 529 2200

Watch VideoA Tour of Russia’s Greatest Cities: Moscow, St. Petersburg and Murmansk

Russia Series
• ST. PETERSBURG: The Greatest City in Russia
• MURMANSK: The Northernmost City above the Arctic Circle
• MOSCOW: A Tour of the Iconic Red Square and Kremlin

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#Travel, International, Travel

ST. PETERSBURG: The Greatest City in Russia


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St. Petersburg is a city in Russia that was founded by Russian Emperor Peter I the Great as Russia’s “Window to Europe.” A beautiful city with an amazing history and an artistic culture to match.

The city of St. Petersburg is only 2nd to Moscow in terms of size and sheer scale, but after touring both cities, I find that St. Petersburg has greater things to offer compared to Moscow.

Find out why the country’s cultural heart and the old capital of the Russian empire became my favorite city.

JUAN WORLD PHILIPPINES
34i Le Grand Tower 2, Eastwood City, Quezon City
Facebook: @juanworldphilippines
Email: promotions@juanworld.ph
Website: http://www.juanworld.ph
Contact: (+632) 636 0739, +63 917 529 2200

Watch VideoA Tour of Russia’s Greatest Cities: Moscow, St. Petersburg and Murmansk

Russia Series
• ST. PETERSBURG: The Greatest City in Russia
• MURMANSK: The Northernmost City above the Arctic Circle
• MOSCOW: A Tour of the Iconic Red Square and Kremlin

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#Travel, International, Travel

MURMANSK: The Northernmost City in the Arctic Circle.

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Not everyone can say that they’ve traveled to the top of the world, but if you’re in Russia, then you’ve got a better chance than most.

Located in the far north of Russia, Murmansk experiences extremely cold and long winters that last most of the year, a literal definition of a winter wonderland.

A place where even the Trans-Siberian rail ends, Murmansk is a feat by itself. A perfectly livable city with a fascinating history and beautiful nature to match.

JUAN WORLD PHILIPPINES
34i Le Grand Tower 2, Eastwood City, Quezon City
Facebook: @juanworldphilippines
Email: promotions@juanworld.ph
Website: http://www.juanworld.ph
Contact: (+632) 636 0739, +63 917 529 2200

Watch VideoA Tour of Russia’s Greatest Cities: Moscow, St. Petersburg and Murmansk

Russia Series
• ST. PETERSBURG: The Greatest City in Russia
• MURMANSK: The Northernmost City above the Arctic Circle
• MOSCOW: A Tour of the Iconic Red Square and Kremlin

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#Travel, International, TOURS: Food, Festival & Pilgrimage Tours

A Peek inside Japan’s Culture: Industrial Sightseeing in Aichi Prefecture

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Japan has always been in the forefront of Technology and Innovation, especially in the field of production, robotics, and automation. They have always pioneered various forms of creating new technology to improve and simplify the life of its people.

And now Japan is leading a new form of Tourism, one that aims at attracting foreign tourists to experience local areas in Japan that is unlike any other tourist destinations. Peculiar tourist destinations that let you immerse and explore Japan’s unique traditional and modern industrial factories in the form of Industrial tourism.

Today, join me as we take a look at what goes behind the high-tech world of Japan.

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#Philippines, #Travel, Palawan

Have you Tried the Best Stand Up Paddle (SUP) Tour in Coron, Palawan?! @SUPCentralTours

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Have you ever been to Palawan? If you have, you might want to return to try this!

Stand Up Paddling a.k.a SUP is one of Coron’s newest eco-tour attractions. If you want to ​literally get soaked ​in ​nature, ​enjoy Instagram-ready​ view​s​, and even get a total body workout in the process, then this is just the ex​perience for you!

SUP Central Tours is a full service, duly accredited​ ​tour operating service​ offering world class paddle boarding and island hopping tours in Coron! ​It is a heady combination of turquoise waters, spectacular snorkeling sites brimming with exotic ​fish,​ and of course the incredible majestic limestone formation​ overhead that seem to devour you with it’s unbelievable patterns. ​ It just never gets old!

 

SUP CENTRAL TOURS
Coron, Palawan
Mobile: +63 917 891 1968, +63 930 188 6609
E-mail: info@supcentraltours.com
Facebook: supcentraltours
Website: www.supcentraltours.com 

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