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Saturday, April 30, 2016

Cebu Pacific marks 5th Juan for Fun Backpacker Challenge with biggest prize yet


A "1-year unli-flights for winning team". Yes, you read that right. One year of jet-setting across all CebPac destinations to satisfy your wanderlust. 

Cebu Pacific (CEB), the Philippines’ leading airline, kicks off its Juan for Fun Backpacker Challenge season dangling the ultimate travel prize for students – a one-year travel-all-you-can pass for the winning team!

Team Juan Big Fight: Aaron Crisostomo, Asia Wy, and Kyle Favis of Ateneo de Manila University conquered heights and were hailed as the Ultimate Backpackers in last year’s Juan for Fun. 

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Ferra Hotel: My Happy-Hour Enclave in Boracay



It took me a couple of nights before I adjusted to the wild pace of Boracay's nightlife. I spent my first few days just chilling at station 3, watching the sunset with an ice cold beer on hand and hanging out with a friend and meeting new mates as well. By the time I transferred to my second home in the island, the petite and modern looking Ferra Hotel, I was just starting to adapt to the magical 'happy-hour' vibe of the island.

The Post-Modern Look of Ferra Hotel's facade

Friday, April 1, 2016

Meet the Participants of This Year's Cebu Pacific #JuanForFun Backpacking Challenge



Fifteen college students belonging to five teams are on their path to becoming afflicted with a good addiction. Becoming travel junkies is just around the bend for these lucky 15, as they experience adventure in this year’s Cebu Pacific #JuanForFun Backpacker Challenge. Just like in the previous editions of #JuanForFun, Cebu Pacific is pushing the envelope once again by adding additional spice, to make this year’s challenge a more exciting one. Returning are celebrity coaches; musician Champ Lui Pio, Internet star Bogart the Explorer, and travel writer Jude Bacalso. They will be joined by first-time coaches; actress, singer and blogger Saab Magalona, and TV host and VJ Robi Domingo.


8 Things Not to Do in Los Angeles

Everyone thinks about celebrities and Hollywood when they think of Los Angeles. It’s a popular travel destination for both domestic and international tourists. The city is full of wonderful things to do and amazing experiences to have. You can stay in luxury vacation rentals in Los Angeles and eat at the top end restaurants. Any trip to LA promises to be unforgettable.

Photo credit: LA Times

Microtel Inn and Suites by Wyndham: Leading the Charge in the ‘No-Frills’ Hotel Industry


Do not be fooled by which category Microtel Inn and Suites fell into; it’s ‘no-frills’ concept isn’t a giveaway for you to expect less coziness—when in fact, theirs is a hospitality brand that is blazing the trail in providing affordable yet comfortable accommodation in the country. As evidenced by their numerous branches dotting strategic locations all over the country--Microtel maintains that consistent quality that has guests opting for more return visits and new travelers such as myself, discovering and experiencing their signature friendliness with gusto for the first time.