Articles in the category Leisure (86)

It’s Holy Week, and Filipinos have started to trek to popular local vacation destinations and resorts to get some relief from temperatures that have been registering in the mid- to high 90’s on the Fahrenheit scale. So what could be more exciting than to travel to the Summer Capital of the Philippines where the week’s weather forecast averages in the mid 60’s?
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Published on 18/04/2019 by Papagei
Categories: Leisure, Travel
Tags: Baguio, Holy Week, Summer
Say “beautiful beach,” and chances are people will think Boracay. The way the vastly popular island hogs all tourism articles, ads and promotions, one would think it was the only game in town. It is, if you’re looking for an island party place. But if you’re after indulging your senses and clearing your mind and just having a good old-fashioned nature trip, there are hundreds of other options. Maybe more. We have more than seven thousand islands after all.
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Published on 18/04/2019 by Papagei
Categories: Leisure, Travel
Tags: Beach, Island
Despite the environmental woes that prompted its six-month closure, Boracay was recently listed among Asia's top 25 beaches rankings of an American travel website.
TripAdvisor ranked Boracay's White Beach ninth among 25 others for the four-kilometre main beach's 'calm, warm waters, gently sloping sand, very relaxing (environment)… possibly the most beautiful beach in Asia.
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Published on 04/03/2019 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Business, Environment, Leisure, Travel
Tags: Beach, Boracay
These are handsome representatives of the Commonwealth style ushered in by American architects Daniel Burnham and William Parsons and brought into fruition by top Filipino architects such as Juan Arellano and Antonio Toledo. Devastated by the Second World War, they were painstakingly reconstructed, and they served as government buildings in the first decades of the Third Philippine Republic.
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Published on 21/08/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Culture, Fauna and flora, History, Leisure
Tags: History, Museums, National, Natural, Rizal
With the summer season in full swing and kids out for vacation, the Mind Museum is a popular destination. Located in the heart of Bonifacio Global City with world-class facilities and immersive exhibits, it's the perfect place to keep young minds and little hands active while still providing fun for parents and adult companions.
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Published on 24/04/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Entertainment, Leisure, News and Events
Tags: adventure, exhibition, Museums
After a two-hour drive from Metro Manila, we arrived at the foot of the mountain to what seemed like a private village of “kubos” (cottages) accessibly connected with pebbled pathways surrounded with trees and well-maintained landscaping of mountain greenery. The area was huge; simply walking around the resort was enough to clear the mind and feel reconnected with nature.
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Published on 20/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Leisure, Recreation, Travel
Tags: Antipolo, Mount Purro, Nature
The La Mesa Watershed Reservation is a protected area that preserves the only major watershed in Metro Manila. It is the primary source of drinking water for those living there, and it also contains the last remaining rainforest of its size in this area. That’s why back in 1999 ABS-CBN Lingkod Kapamilya Foundation, through Bantay Kalisan started “Save the La Mesa Wastershed Project”. Their aim was to reforest and protect the watershed, and also to convert it into the environmental capital of...
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Published on 12/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Documentary, Leisure, Travel
Tags: Nature, Reserve
Unbeknownst to many Filipinos, Misamis Occidental is a treasure cove surprise even the most experienced travelers. It offers many adventures and activities that give visitors much pleasure and appreciation of how gifted the province is. Misamis Occidental Aquamarine Park is one of its attractions that will captivate one’s heart.
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Published on 09/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Leisure
Tags: Aquamarine Park, Misamis, Occidental, Park