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February 13, 2016

TBEX Asia 2016 Kickoff with Travel Massive Manila Community! @TourismPHL

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October 13-16, 2016 will be the tipping point in Philippine Tourism when 600 to 800 travel bloggers from US, Europe, and around the Asian region converge for Travel Blogger Exchange (TBEX) Asia Philippines 2016 !

Travel Massive Manila kicks off TBEX Asia 2016 preparations with a networking night with TBEX organizers, Philippine Travel Bloggers, and the Tourism Promotions Board. You can join future Travel Massive Manila travel community events by joining the chapter here: https://travelmassive.com/chapters/manila.

Here's a photo-essay of the Travel Blogger Exchange Kickoff with Travel Massive Manila Community ... 

 

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February 12, 2016

CAFE FLEUR: Avant-Garde Kapampangan Dishes by Chef Sau del Rosario!

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Café Fleur by Chef Sau Del Rosario pays homage to traditional Kapampangan cooking with an international twist.

Many of the recipes at the cafe are time-honored family dishes we grew up eating. Some creations not only wish to capture the comfort of the Filipino home, but also the distinct flavors of other lands

CAFÉ FLEUR BY CHEF SAU
L-463B Miranda St. Brgy Sto. Rosario, 2000 Angeles City
Operating Hours
Tuesdays to Sundays: 11:00 am to 10:00 pm
Telephone: 045-304-1301
Mobile: 093-5761-6550
Facebook: cafefleur.ph
Instagram: @cafefleur.ph

Read on to find out how Café Fleur cooks its way to our hearts (and stomachs)…

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HOT AIR BALLOON: Awesome Guide to the Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta!

20th Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta 
The Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Festival set at the Philippine Air Force ADAC Hangar in Clark Freeport Zone in Pampanga. The fiesta is held during Thursday to Sunday on the weekend near Valentines.

This longest-running sports and aviation festivity isn't just a weekend of everything that flies. There will be four full days of flying activities including hot air ballooning, aerobatic exhibitions, skydiving, powered paragliding, aviation formation, search and rescue flight demonstrations, and balloon bursting, among other aviation spectacles—await attendees and participants to the highly anticipated event.

Did we mention it's also a good romantic spot for your Valentines get away? :)

Here's our guide on how you can make the most of your trip to Clark...


20th PHILIPPINE INTERNATIONAL HOTAIR BALLOON FIESTA
Diosdado Macapagal International Airport, Clark Freeport zone, Pampanga
Festival Date:
Feb 11-14, 2016 
Contact Number: +6328512450
Email: info@philballoonfest.net
Website: www.philballoonfest.net
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pihabf

 

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February 11, 2016

VALENTINE'S: Last Minute Suggestions for a Valentine's Day Surprise!

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Valentine's Day is a big deal in Manila and this year is quite hectic because it falls on a weekend. Most of the hot restaurants in Manila would be fully booked and it's getting harder to order roses, chocolates, and Valentine's gifts.

We usually plan on the last minute. Here are some suggestions that still has availability to help the lovers out there:

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February 07, 2016

JUMP YARD: Mixing Fun & Fitness in the First Trampoline Park in Manila!

Jump Yard is one of the first and largest trampoline parks in the Philippines. Boasting 2,000 sqm of space, its high-flying, adrenaline-rushing attractions offer us a one-of-a-kind experience in Manila.

You can play a game of Dodgeball, jump into foam pits, slam dunk basketballs, enjoy the obstacle course, have a go at cage ball, wall climb, free run, and more!

Check out what to expect and some tips to plan your awesome experience at Jump Yard... 

JUMP YARD INDOOR TRAMPOLINE PARK
Frontera Verde Complex, Ortigas Avenue Corner C5, Pasig City
Operating Hours
Monday to Thursdays: 12:00 noon to 9:00 pm
Fridays 12:00 noon to 10:00 pm
Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Telephone: +632 544 - 0703
Mobile: +63 908 - 472 - 0031 / +63 915 - 618 - 2183
Facebook: JumpyardPH
Instagram: @JumpyardPH
Website: http://www.jumpyard.ph/

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February 05, 2016

BINONDO: 15 Places to Try on your Next Binondo Food Crawl!

Make sure to download Our Awesome Guide: Binondo Food Crawl for information, food, and pasalubong tips when in Binondo, Manila! :) 


Every year the streets of Binondo Chinatown become busy as the Chinese New Year approaches. Binondo having its own character will give you an experience of a different culture, full of colorfulness, different smells, and rich history while walking on its chaotic streets.

What's more, exciting than bargain shopping at Chinatown is experiencing its gastronomic landscape

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This food crawl isn't about your typical meal at President's, or go to dumpling shop at Ying Ying and Wai Ying, nor your favorite fast food chain like Tasty. We curated this food walk searching for your money's worth yummy mid-range eateries and family owned businesses that are celebrated in Binondo.

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February 02, 2016

Anyeonghaseo: An Introduction to the Food and Culture of Korea

Korean culture has long been a subject of international interest since the Halyu, or Korean Wave, of the 2000’s. Everywhere from music, fashion, technology, and food has found its way into the norm of the Filipino palate and style.

The Korean mainstream was introduced through telenovelas on our local airwaves, which grew in popularity due to the new style of storytelling. The fascination towards these telenovelas fueled the interest in Korean music, food, and culture.

Check out the introduction into the Korean culture in this basic guide to their entertainment, food, and drinks.

 

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January 27, 2016

ASEAN Tourism Forum Recap: ASEAN Integration to Boost Philippines Tourism!

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This year's ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) held in Manila from January 18 to 25, 2016 with this year's theme "One Community for Sustainability", a cooperative effort aimed at promoting the region as a single tourist destination.

The annual event involves all the tourism industry sectors of the 10 member nations of ASEAN: Brunei, Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam to discuss innovations, trends, and developments in the tourism industry and facilitate joint policy formulations to accelerate the growth of the region's tourism.

Here are the Philippines development plans to increase tourist arrivals, highlighted during the ASEAN Tourism Forum.

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