SINGAPORE AIRLINES BEST FARE DEALS LAST DAY TODAY!

Now on its sixth year, Singapore Airlines (SIA), together with its regional wing, SilkAir, and in partnership with BPI, Changi Airport Group, Globe Platinum, and Singapore Tourism Board, rings in 2019 with its biggest annual travel fair yet featuring the best fare deals and exclusive offers of as much as USD 90 in value.

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BORACAY REOPENS AFTER SIX MONTHS & HERE ARE THE DO’s & DON’Ts

Boracay, the country's prime jewel, has finally reopened on October 26, 2018 for tourism after six months of rehabilitation. Fortunately, I got the opportunity to visit Boracay on its reopening day. Click here for my blog entry regarding Boracay closure. https://youtu.be/B5u1A8iqu1k Thanks to my good old friend Jen for tagging me along. We were billeted … Continue reading BORACAY REOPENS AFTER SIX MONTHS & HERE ARE THE DO’s & DON’Ts

VISIT THE NEWLY REOPENED BORACAY THRU AIRASIA’S FINAL RED HOT SEAT SALE

Have you been meaning to visit the world's number one island paradise Boracay after its reopening last October 26, 2018? Then, here is your chance! Thanks to AirAsia, the World’s Best Low-Cost Airline.

MY FAVORITE HOMESTAY IN SABTANG, BATANES

Your trip to Batanes will not be complete without visiting Sabtang. Sabtang is an island municipality located in the southern part of Batanes. From Basco, I had to ride a boat at the San Vicente Port and brave the open seas of the Luzon Strait to get to Sabtang Island. Click here to see where … Continue reading MY FAVORITE HOMESTAY IN SABTANG, BATANES

BEHOLD BATAAN

Watch my latest travel video featuring Bataan. Bataan, dubbed as the country's historical hub, is a province located in Central Luzon. For the full blog entry, click here For better definition, watch this video on Youtube: https://youtu.be/jtfIiDaQ9fQ Featured in the video are the following places of interest: Bataan Tourism Center, Balanga Sinagtala Farm Resort, Orani Our … Continue reading BEHOLD BATAAN

ONGOING PROMO FARES FOR AUGUST FROM AIRASIA & PHILIPPINE AIRLINES

August is no ghost month for travelers! As they say, never stop exploring! This August, avail of ongoing promo fares from your favorite airlines! Be sure to subscribe to this website and Facebook Page to get the latest travel and lifestyle updates. Philippine Airlines Philippine Airlines' Three-Day Sale starts today, from August 1 to  August 3, … Continue reading ONGOING PROMO FARES FOR AUGUST FROM AIRASIA & PHILIPPINE AIRLINES

AIR ASIA | WORLD’S BEST LOW COST CARRIER IS BOHOL’S AIRLINE PARTNER FOR SANDUGO FESTIVAL

Being an Air Asia's BIG Member has a lot of perks: Redeem trips to over 130 AirAsia destinations Save up to 90% on AirAsia flights Receive exclusive offers and free gifts Sign up here: You may also download the official Air Asia Mobile App to conveniently search for available flights, do online check-in, get passes … Continue reading AIR ASIA | WORLD’S BEST LOW COST CARRIER IS BOHOL’S AIRLINE PARTNER FOR SANDUGO FESTIVAL

HOW TO GET TO BATU CAVES, KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA

When I visited Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in January this year, I missed Batu Caves. Batu Caves is one of the most popular Hindu Shrines outside India. It is located in the northern part of Kuala Lumpur. I already paid for the day tour online while in Manila. A city tour was scheduled in the morning … Continue reading HOW TO GET TO BATU CAVES, KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA

EXPERIENCE RICH BATANGAS feat TAAL VOLCANO & MT. MACULOT

Revisit Batangas and experience it like no other. Watch the vlog below. Full blog to be posted soon. 🙂 https://www.facebook.com/joeljawsandrada/videos/1781075981949058/ Watch it on my youtube channel here: https://youtu.be/VtOm-BUhVHw

UNITED BLOGGERS PHILIPPINES MAKING A ‘SPLASH’ LAUNCHING A NEW WATER PARK

Puerto Princesa City, Philippines (May 7, 2018) - Aquaplayparks.com, a home to the largest floating AQUA PARK in Philippines, in partnership with Kamia Bay Resort, recently concluded a successful bloggers collaboration which aims to promote the brand and create a social media audience and blog posts to drive visitors to climb, jump, crawl, launch, slide … Continue reading UNITED BLOGGERS PHILIPPINES MAKING A ‘SPLASH’ LAUNCHING A NEW WATER PARK

PORTO LAIYA | SEASIDE LUXURY LIVING

Last month, I got to spend a day with blogger friends in Porto Laiya, another prestige project from the developer of Mount Malaraya Golf & Country Club-- considered as one of the top golf courses in the world. Porto Laiya is a private residential and beach resort community in Brgy. Ibabao, Laiya, San Juan, Batangas. … Continue reading PORTO LAIYA | SEASIDE LUXURY LIVING

AIR ASIA’S THE RED HUB CONVENTION: CONNECTING DIGITAL NOMADS ACROSS ASIA & BEYOND

Yesterday, March 17, 2018, I had the most wonderful opportunity to attend and cover Air Asia's Red Hub Convention at The Axon at Green Sun in Makati City, Philippines. Thank you Air Asia. As a BIG Member, it was a privilege and an honor to be covering this event. AirAsia, the World’s Best Low Cost Carrier, … Continue reading AIR ASIA’S THE RED HUB CONVENTION: CONNECTING DIGITAL NOMADS ACROSS ASIA & BEYOND

HERE’S WHY I MISS MISAMIS OCCIDENTAL

Mindanao, the second biggest land mass of the Philippine archipelago of more than 7,100 islands, has always fascinated me. Personally, I think that Mindanao has not been given all these years the amount of attention it rightfully deserves. To many, Mindanao still remains a big mystery. Most of the news we got about Mindanao were about insurgency and war-torn places. But those are all in the past I believe.

TRAVEL | ZOOBIC “NIGHT” SAFARI 2018

It’s Zooper Zummer once again and of course, we are launching the only theme park activity at night which received a nice raved from the patrons. Stay awake, hear your heartbeat pounding, blood in your veins rushing as the rising excitement heightened in the night’s summer breeze. Zoobic Safari brings back the much awaited “Night … Continue reading TRAVEL | ZOOBIC “NIGHT” SAFARI 2018

DRONESCAPADES, DRONE FEATURES & PINOYDRONES

I bring my drone whenever I travel, hence, the hashtag dronescapades and the logo. Despite the difficulty of riding a jam-packed public utility vehicle, I carry two backpacks, one for my drone and another for my videography gadgets and personal effects. I have seen passengers giving me weird glances, even staring at my drone backpack … Continue reading DRONESCAPADES, DRONE FEATURES & PINOYDRONES

OLIVIA’S THE COFFEE ESTATE

Are you looking for a place for that much awaited family outing, couple getaway or team building? Well, Olivia's The Coffee Estate might be a good choice for you. The Coffee Estate is located in the Coffee Capital of the Philippines, Amadeo, Cavite. Five minutes away from Tagaytay. Here is what I like about The … Continue reading OLIVIA’S THE COFFEE ESTATE

PULLMAN KL BANGSAR HOTEL IS NOT JUST A BUSINESS HOTEL

Last month, I visited Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to attend a meeting with a prospective client. Aside from blogging, I do marketing and business development consultancy work for a number of multinational companies. After confirming the meeting dates with the client, I immediately contacted my fellow travel blogger Erica Poyauan to help me find a decent … Continue reading PULLMAN KL BANGSAR HOTEL IS NOT JUST A BUSINESS HOTEL

EAT OR EEK? | NOBU MANILA’S SEVEN-COURSE MEAL

Verdict: EAT! If you are into authentic Japanese cuisine, then you have to try Nobu Restaurant located at the Level 1 of Nobu South Tower, City of Dreams Manila, Aseana Boulevard corner Macapagal Avenue Brgy.Tambo, Paranaque City. They serve Nobu-unique modern Japanese dishes fused with Peruvian influences. On February 21, 2018, I had the most wonderful … Continue reading EAT OR EEK? | NOBU MANILA’S SEVEN-COURSE MEAL

TRAVEL | Bric’s Bellagio Collection: The Harmony of Fashion and Function

    The most sophisticated travellers set their eyes on the most luxurious destinations and covet only the most premium experiences and amenities: a relaxing cruise in St. Tropez, a ski trip in Zermatt, Switzerland or a weekend beach trip in the Bahamas. When it comes to their preferred travel luggage, the most privileged clienteles … Continue reading TRAVEL | Bric’s Bellagio Collection: The Harmony of Fashion and Function

TRAVEL | Bric’s Celebrates 65 Years of Timeless Italian Travel Bag Design and Exemplary Craftsmanship

For the past 65 years in the business, Bric’s has become a catalyst in enriching the travel experience with its long standing territorial roots and passion in producing fine craftsmanship and manufacturing – as well as attention to detail which has been the centerpiece of Bric’s. Bric’s success is founded in its quest to continuously … Continue reading TRAVEL | Bric’s Celebrates 65 Years of Timeless Italian Travel Bag Design and Exemplary Craftsmanship

TRAVEL | Experience an exclusive paradise vacation like no other with GetGo’s promo

Have you ever imagined staying in an island exclusively for you and your loved ones? Do you want to experience the luxury of having your own paradise for free? Well, GetGo members are up for the grandest reward of their lives yet with GetGo’s Exclusive Island Escape promo. Three lucky GetGo members can have a … Continue reading TRAVEL | Experience an exclusive paradise vacation like no other with GetGo’s promo

TRAVEL | MY VISIT TO LPPCHEA – LAS PINAS PARANAQUE CRITICAL HABITAT ECOTOURISM AREA

Here is a short video featuring my visit to the Las Pinas Paranaque Critical Habitat and Ecotourism Area or LPPCHEA during the media familiarization tour initiated by the Department Of Tourism last January 30, 2018. https://youtu.be/GutPgUTNZYQ LPPCHEA is a 175-hectare secluded area off Manila Bay. It comprises two islands: Long Island and Freedom Island. LPPCHEA … Continue reading TRAVEL | MY VISIT TO LPPCHEA – LAS PINAS PARANAQUE CRITICAL HABITAT ECOTOURISM AREA

TRAVEL | LA UNION feat. THUNDERBIRD RESORTS & CASINO and PUGAD ADVENTURE

The year 2017 has been a year of self-discovery and transformation. It was when I have officially launched my online presence as a blogger through http://www.theskincareddict.com and vlogger via http://www.youtube.com/theskincareaddict. Being true to my core, I intially blogged and vlogged about skin care, hence, the pseudonym The Skin Care Addict or TSCA. Although I still … Continue reading TRAVEL | LA UNION feat. THUNDERBIRD RESORTS & CASINO and PUGAD ADVENTURE

JOIN TRAVELBOOK.PH FRIEND CODE PROGRAM TODAY

Join TravelBook.ph Friend Code Program today Start earning extra cash by simply referring TravelBook.ph to your friends. TravelBook.ph, the ultimate leisure provider for travelers in the Philippines, offers an easy way for you to earn up to 65% referral fees from your friends’ hotel and tour bookings! Their recently-launched Friend Code Program, formerly known as … Continue reading JOIN TRAVELBOOK.PH FRIEND CODE PROGRAM TODAY

TRAVEL | MY DISCOVER SCUBA DIVING WITH ARKIPELAGO DIVERS

Puerto Galera is a town located in Oriental Mindoro, south of Luzon island. It is one of the top choices of SCUBA (Self-Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus) Divers. It boasts of 32 dive spots: Odie's Dingding Manila Channel The Hill Secret Bay Batangas Channel Dry Dock La Laguna Point Small La Laguna Alma Jane Fantasea Reef Sabang Wreck … Continue reading TRAVEL | MY DISCOVER SCUBA DIVING WITH ARKIPELAGO DIVERS

DONATE & DECORATE |ACUATICO’S LIGHT UP A STAR CHARITY PROGRAM

Acuatico Beach Resort, a premiere resort south of Manila, is lighting up stars to share the hope for a bright future to deserving students of the Laiya National High School K-12 Plus Curriculum, San Juan, Batangas. Hotel guests may purchase stars to decorate the Christmas Tree in the Oceano Restaurant for only P50 (small), P100 … Continue reading DONATE & DECORATE |ACUATICO’S LIGHT UP A STAR CHARITY PROGRAM

GETGO HAILS TRAVELBOOK.PH AS DIGITAL MARKETER OF THE YEAR

TravelBook.ph was awarded Digital Marketer of the Year by Cebu Pacific’s Lifestyle Rewards Program GetGo during their second anniversary celebration last March 31, 2017 at the Blue Leaf Events Pavilion in Taguig. TravelBook.ph bested three other competent nominees including other travel service providers and banks. The Digital Marketer of the Year Award was judged based … Continue reading GETGO HAILS TRAVELBOOK.PH AS DIGITAL MARKETER OF THE YEAR

BODY OF WATER

Last Christmas, I got to spend quality time with my siblings in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with minimal costs. It was their treat! See how happy I am in the photo below? Yes, I am blessed to have them. My brother is based in Sharjah and my sister lives in Dubai. With my siblings … Continue reading BODY OF WATER