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Sta. Monica Beach Club: Your Relaxing Seaside Getaway in Dumaguete City

Posted on August 31, 2017

Located five kilometers south of the heart of Dumaguete, Sta. Monica Beach Club may be away from the action but, on the other hand, provides a quiet beachside getaway that’s still accessible from the city. Managed by One-Of Collection, the same guys behind Amorita Resort in Bohol and The Funny Lion in Coron, the boutique resort has roomy quarters and a contemporary-rustic ambiance that feels exclusive yet low-key. The property sits right along an east-facing gray-sand beach facing Cebu andRead More

Blood Red Clothing Opens First Concept Store in Cebu City

Posted on July 20, 2017

Ahoy there! The long wait is over. Sailing-inspired clothing brand Blood Red finally opens its first concept store in Cebu City on July 24 (Monday). While the brand has been sold nationwide through retailers in the Philippines, Hong Kong, Thailand and Canada and via their online store, this is their first standalone concept store, since they started out in 2007. In celebration of this milestone, a big sale will be held on the store’s opening day – with 70% offRead More

TRAVEL GUIDE | Kalanggaman Island in Palompon, Leyte

Posted on July 20, 2017

The revelry of the Sinulog Festival still throbs in our head as my friends and I board a pump boat in Palompon, a laid-back mangrove-fringed town, an hour’s drive northwest of Ormoc City. A rowdy weekend of partying has taken a toll on us, and we badly need a beach getaway — a healthy dose of “Vitamin Sea” so to speak — to recuperate from festival fever. The weather was inviting: the late morning sun beamed, accompanied by the saltyRead More

Calamay Festival: Celebrating Bohol’s Iconic Dessert in Jagna

Posted on May 22, 2017

As iconic as Chocolate Hills and Yoda-faced tarsiers is Bohol’s calamay – the quintessential pasalubong (souvenir) from the island next to Peanut Kisses (peanut cookies).  Calamay is a sticky dessert made of coconut milk, glutinous rice and brown sugar, packaged in coconut shells sealed with red crepe paper. The finest calamay on the island hails from the town of Jagna, along the southern coast, where the dessert originated in the mid-1800s, introduced by parish priest Fr. Mariano Gutierrez. Scooping up the sweet,Read More

Tomar Tapas X Bar: A New Reason to Love Amorita Resort in Panglao, Bohol

Posted on August 24, 2016

Leveling up its guest experience, Amorita Resort introduces Tomar Tapas x Bar, a wine and tapas bar, located above the resort’s poolside restaurant, Saffron. The award-winning luxury boutique resort at the southeastern end of Bohol’s famed Alona Beach is the flagship property of One-Of Collection. Located right above the restaurant, the bar (which takes its name from the Spanish for “to take”) was only opened last April, completing the second phase of its expansion. The launching of AirAsia’s latest inflight merchandiseRead More

AirAsia Now Offers Sunnies Sunglasses and Other Trendy Travel Must-Haves!

Posted on August 23, 2016

Travel in style with the newest inflight merchandise when you fly AirAsia – the world’s best low-cost carrier for eight consecutive years! The airline has unveiled its latest inflight products, which includes almost every millennial jetsetter needs. In partnership with Sunnies Studios, AirAsia is now offering sunglasses for only P399 and they come in trendy colors and designs. To celebrate the partnership, marketing officials from Sunnies and AirAsia held a media launch in Amorita Resort in Bohol with the airline crew showingRead More