How to Travel Southeast Asia For 2 Months on a Budget!

Find out how I went on a backpacking budget trip across Southeast Asia for 2 months with just 50,000Php, or just $1,000!

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8 Countries – 60 Days – 18 Destinations – 1 Adventure

  1. Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
  2. Legian/ Kuta Area, Bali, Indonesia
  3. Bangkok, Thailand
  4. Phuket, Thailand
  5. Yangon, Myanmar
  6. Bagan, Myanmar
  7. Singapore
  8. Vang Vieng, Laos
  9. Luang Prabang, Laos
  10. Vientiane, Laos
  11. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  12. Siem Reap, Cambodia
  13. Phnom Penh, Cambodia
  14. Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
  15. Danang, Vietnam
  16. Hoi An, Vietnam
  17. Cua Dai Beach, Vietnam
  18. Hanoi, Vietnam

Travel Dates: 09.13.2016 – 11.13.2016

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Hello dearest readers,

So it had been two awesome months across Southeast Asia – that’s a total of around 16 flights, 20+ hostels, 18 destinations, 8 countries, and a thousand miles and countless footsteps in just 60 days! Do you think you could do it?

Don’t worry, I’m here to share with you my itinerary along with many budget advice and travel tips that you could use should you decide to follow my journey in the future! Continue reading

Preparing for a 2-month Backpacking Trip around Southeast Asia

I haven’t been anywhere but it’s on my list.

It had been quite sometime since I started contemplating on getting the Air Asia ASEAN pass to enable me to travel all throughout Southeast Asia for almost 12k, but with last year’s Air Asia 0.01Php seat sale, I was able to book the trip all for less thank 9k. Yay!

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You could find out more about the Air Asia ASEAN pass here. Tip: it’s a good buy if you plan on going across Southeast Asia, or just travel within the Philippines.

Why 2 months?

So you might be asking why travel for 2 months?

The answer is simply because I travel and work at the same time. I’m a freelance Virtual Assistant at Upwork.com, formerly Odesk, for 5 years already, and counting.

And YES. I DO NOT TRAVEL FOR FREE. This travelling of mine is ALSO NOT A PART OF MY WORK, and I DO SPEND MY OWN HARD EARNED MONEY FOR MY TRAVELS, contrary to what some people who knew me thought that this is all for free or part of my work. Hindi po. Kung sana lang po, eh di ang saya nang life. hehe.

Two months I think will be enough to give me ample time to be able to fulfil my weekly work hours requirements and at the same travel around.

The Destinations.

So many of you might be asking where am I headed?

Here’s a snippet of the destinations I booked based on the availability of promo fares from Air Asia upon booking last September 2015.

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All of the above flights cost me only less than 10,000Php.

The schedule is right there, so if you might be in one of these destinations by any of these dates, let me know. Perhaps we could meet, or maybe I could get a free accommodation from you. hahaha!

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My Route for my Southeast Asia Backpacking Trip.

Credits to my friend, Jerome of https://jeromeentredicho.wordpress.com/ for this illustration map.

Where to Stay?

Let’s be honest, a big chunk of your travel budget will be on your accommodations.

And since I am a budget backpacker, I opted to stay in the cheapest hostels and dormitels if possible for this trip. I booked my accommodations at Agoda.com. Thanks to their pay later and free cancellation features, you could book way ahead of time and if you change your mind it won’t cost you anything.

Here’s a list of my chosen hostels for my trip, range of cost per night varies and is roughly an average of 200 pesos, not to mention, several of that already comes with a free breakfast. Nice huh?

(Note: the most expensive one is in Singapore (considering that this is one of the cheapest na in that country), it’s highlighted in red because of the probability that I’ll no longer be booking it since I might be staying at a close friend’s place in Singapore. Another good news for that to save me roughly around 2k! Yay!)

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Total cost of my accommodations is around 13,000 Php for 60 days.

What travel backpack to use?

For this trip, I’ve considered several options on what piece of luggage should I bring. And after doing my research on a mission to find the best travel backpack, I chose to purchase and use the Osprey Farpoint 55L for this 2-month trip.

It had several excellent reviews online. Some of those bunch of features I came to like about it is its removable daypack with a laptop compartment, lockable zippers, suspension system, internal frame, adjustable shoulder straps, padded hip-belt and a bunch more.

The Farpoint 55 is actually a 40L backpack + 15L detachable daypack.

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The daypack can be zipped onto the back of the main backpack.

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The dimensions of the M/L size are:
In: 25 x 13 x 12 (height x width x depth)
Cm: 64 x 34 x 30

The Osprey Farpoint has a legit suspension system, so the backpack is comfortable to wear — which is great on those long walks to hostels and in your entire trip.

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As an added benefit, the shoulder straps and hip belt can be zipped away behind a flap so you can easily and safely check it on a plane or carry it without fear of getting a strap caught.

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Overall

So yeah, the Osprey Farpoint is a great backpack. It’s comfortable, it’s durable, it’s functional… it’s just an excellent travel backpack. (FYI, I’m not paid by Osprey for this. hahaha!)

Packing Light with Travel Cubes (aka Packing Cubes)

Another technique I’ll share with you on how to pack light is by the use of travel cubes such as this.

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They sure does magic in compressing your luggage and keeping them organized. Hence, why I was able to fit my life in the next 2-months in this single backpack.

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My Itinerary?

For the first time, this is perhaps one of the trips that I came unprepared with an itinerary.

In all my previous travels, I’ve always managed to create an itinerary on what to do, must visit places, must eats, etc., on the places I’ll be visiting, then print it out before heading to my trip.

But this time, with a lot of other things going one, including transferring to a new house, I’ve just been so busy that I haven’t had time to do my research and create an itinerary.

So I guess, I’ll just be planning upon arrival in my destination. Any suggestions if you happen to have visited the place already is very much welcome. =)

Lucky No. 13?

Just a little bit of thought that I’d like to share by the way.

I don’t know what’s with the number 13 – but I’ve noticed that my travel dates are both starting and ending on the 13th. My travel date starts today, September 13th, and I’ll be returning back here in the Philippines on the 13th of November, exactly 2 months after.

A little bit earlier in the airport as well, I found out my backpack weighed approx. 13kg.

And if you’ll notice, the number of destinations I have above (pic shown again below for reference) is 13.

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Anyway, since then I really haven’t considered this number as a bad luck, perhaps this will be my lucky number for this trip. 😉

My Travel Thoughts?…

This is by far my longest travel away from home to date since I started traveling.

I admit, I’m a bit scared, nervous, with no thoughts on what to expect, afraid that homesickness will struck me along the way. Yet, at the same time, I’m also flooded with excitement on the new places that I’m about to visit, new faces that I’ll be meeting, and a whole lot more.

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So for now, I guess, that’s it. This is it.

This is really is it.

Stay tune for more updates as I go about my journey. Follow me on Instagram @adventuroj , and on The Adventures of Adventuroj Facebook Page or my personal FB page if we are friends =)

Feel free to comment below if you have some suggestions on what to add to my itinerary, or any questions at all!

See ya! 😉

 

 

 

#EatIligan: Iligan Food Appreciation Tour 1.0

Background

‪#‎EatIligan‬ is an invitational Iligan Food Appreciation Tour organized by the Iligan Bloggers Society, Inc. in celebration of the annual Social Media Day. Social media influencers are invited to visit and experience the food scene in Iligan City.

In 2013, IBS, Inc. has successfully launched ‪#‎ExperienceIligan‬, a still ongoing unified online campaign to highlight Iligan City in the internet by encouraging Iliganons and visitors to use the hashtag in their social media activities.

Recognizing the power of online media to capture the attention of potential tourists and visitors and the notable fundamental shift as to how people utilize social media, this project was conceived to continue to crowdsource tips from locals and create global exposure for the local businesses.

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#EatIligan Weekend: July 2-3, 2016

This year, the Iligan Bloggers Society (IBS), Inc. held the first #EatIligan: Iligan Food Appreciation Tour last July 2-3, 2016. The 2-day event seeks to highlight in various social media platforms Iligan City’s food establishments as well as its local delicacies.

Awesome right?

Luckily, I was selected this year to participate and meet with new bloggers in Iligan City who is up for a weekend of foodie adventures.

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It is actually my first time to join a food blogger’s tour like this one, and I never regret my decision even if I have to travel miles and miles all the way from Davao just to be there in Iligan!

I’m a foodie, and food crawls like this ignites the adrenaline in me. I love exploring and trying out new restaurants in the city and sharing the experience with people who have the same passion with food as me. Isn’t it obvious in my body?! LOL.

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I never knew what the word “diet” meant during the #EatIligan food tour because of the overflowing amount of food being served from Breakfast 1 and breakfast 2, then Snack 1 and Snack 2, Lunch 1, 2, and even Lunch 3, until Dinner 1 & 2, all the way to midnight. Just imagine that! #NoSpaceForFoodinmyTummy

It is a 2-day [July 2-3, 2016] tour that really showed the best and the newest restaurants there is in Iligan City. Here’s our itinerary:

Event Duration:

Start July 2 (Saturday) @ 9AM
End: July 3 (Sunday) dinner time

Day 1 – July 2 (Saturday)

– ARUMA COFFEE LOUNGE

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– JACKO’S KAN-ANAN

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PIZZARELLA BISTRO

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– B.BU.Q BARBECUE HAUS

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– Edi’s Spicy Lechon

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Day 2 – July 3 (Sunday)

 – TEDT’S CAFE AND BAKERY

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 – Espasol from Dyl’s Homemade Delicacies –

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Ramen-yah

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– PATER AL-KUWAIT

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– Deliciosa Ice Cream

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– Am’s Chicken Haus

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 – CALDA PIZZA

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 – WISH YOU WERE HERE

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Wish you were here Iligan

Our accommodation:

 – HOMESTAY ILIHAN

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It was indeed one amazing, gastronomic foodie adventure weekend! I’m looking forward for more food tours in the future! Thank you #EatIligan and to Iligan Bloggers Society for this event. I’m truly grateful for the experience and for all the new friends I’ve gained and bloggers I’ve met.

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#EatIligan Foodie Bloggers and Friends!

Indeed, Iligan City is not just about chasing water falls, it’s also a place for food adventurers to explore, dine, and experience. Let your taste buds chase the various flavors that Iligan has to offer, from cakes, pastries, barbecues, crispy chicken, pizza, ice cream, Japanese foods, Pater, Palapa, Cheding nuts, lechon, and a whole lot more – you’ll be surprised how much choices there is! And how delicious they all are!

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I will be blogging each restaurant soon! Watch out for it! 😉

Getting Inked on February 29th! My First Tattoo Experience!

Tattoos have a power and magic all their own. They decorate the body but they also enhance the soul. Why not wear your heart on your skin in this life?

I’ve always wanted to get inked. But it took me a while to finally come up with a design that I really loved and something that will truly embody the real me. I wanted my first tattoo to be something simple, yet meaningful to me.

So I’ve come up with these designs..

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Placement will be on the wrist..

Why February 29?

Every 4 years, February gets an extra day—so I just thought why not make the most of it?

It’s a strange amazing day that comes only once every four years. For the rest of the time it does not “exist.”

In mundane terms, it marks a “leap” in time, when the calendar is adjusted to make up for extra seconds accumulated over the preceding three years due to the rotation of the earth. A day of temporal tune up!

Apart from that, this day also holds another secret—it contains one of those truly rare moments of delightful transience and light uncertainty that only exist on the razor edge of things, along a buzzing plane of quantum probability…

A day of unlocked potential.

Will you or won’t you? Should you or shouldn’t you?

So YES! I decided to use this day to do something daring, extraordinary and unlike myself. I bravely took a chance to shape a new pattern in my personal cloud of probability!

Getting BOGZified!

Getting your first tattoo is something very special, and I want nothing but the best tattoo artist to do this.

So months before, I already started my research, asked a couple of friends, and made up my mind to choose Bogz Flores of Tattoo Avenue to do it.

He’s quite popular in Davao and is often mentioned when you’ll search Google for the best tattoo artists here in Davao City, as a matter of fact he had even been featured in Mindanao Times Newspaper. His tattoo works are also amazing, check here. So why not?

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My First Tattoo Experience!

So yes! On the evening of February 29, 2016. Me, along with my travel buddy, got our first ink and tattoo experience in Tattoo Avenue!

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Here’s my travel buddy’s tattoo design –

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Is it painful?

So the question almost always asked is, “Is it painful?”

Well truth is, the pain I experienced is way LESS than what I expected it to be.

Yes, it is painful at first. Just imagine a thousand ants biting you, or a thousand needles altogether piercing through your skin! But hey, the pain is what makes every tattoo experience worthwhile & unforgettable. No pain no gain, right?

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On a pain scale of 1 to 10 (1 being the lowest, and 10 the highest), I’ll rate my first tattoo experience on a scale of 7.

That’s not really painful actually! And believe me once you’ll get used to the pain, it becomes normal and natural, and can even be a pain na hahanap-hanapin mo!

And that splendid hum of the needle, oh boy, it’s just so good to the ears!

Perhaps these are just some of the reasons why they say, tattoos could get addicting!

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My Tattoo Design

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So here’s my tattoo design.. On the left side of the wrist, the word, ‘free‘ with a bird on it, to signify my freedom-loving soul.

Then the dashes (30 of them if you’ll count), since my favourite number’s THIRTY, connecting to form a heart with a letter ‘R‘ (for Rojae) on it ending in an airplane to signify my love for travel.

See also the placement of the heart, which is in my pulse, signifying that my love to travel is just soo deep that it runs in my veins! haha 😀

So what do you think? Do you wanna get inked as well?

“A tattoo is a true poetic creation, and is always more than meets the eye. As a tattoo is grounded on living skin, so its essence emotes a poignancy unique to the mortal human condition.”
― V. Vale

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Ultimate Camiguin Travel Guide: How to get there, Budget Itinerary, Attractions, and so much more!

Camiguin Travel Guide

It was with typhoon Lando that my third visit in this ‘favorite’ island of mine that I’m going to share with you today took place.

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I’m not sure why every time I set foot on this mystery island it seems to be accompanied most often with threatening clouds, skies, or seas and that the weather is likely to be bad. You see, my first visit here was when Typhoon Sendong came, and now, my third time, it’s Typhoon Lando.

A friend of mine even shared a story to me about this particular island, wherein according to him, it is in this island that all the negative energies in this side of the planet often converge and congregates.

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Nevertheless, like every adventure story there is, nothing’s stopping the characters in venturing out the rough seas and stormy weather, amidst whatever story there is behind this majestic island.

So what’s the island I’m talking about? Yes, it is CAMIGUIN ISLAND (you probably guessed it already in the title! haha).

How to Go to Camiguin?

This is the route me and my friends took coming from Davao city.

Davao >> Cagayan De Oro >> Balingoan Port >> Camiguin

Here’s our Camiguin Weekend Itinerary

  • Oct. 16, 2016 (Friday): Boarded 9pm Bus from Ecoland Terminal Davao City to Cagayan de Oro (6-7hrs travel time).
  • Oct. 17 (Saturday):
    • 5am arrival in CDO, head to Balingoan + ferry to Camiguin,
    • 12noon arrival at Camiguin
    • Afternoon Camiguin DIY tour
  • Oct. 18 (Sunday): Camiguin inland tour (White Island tour’s not available this day due to Typhoon Lando)
  • Oct. 19 (Monday):
    • Morning tour to White Island (pwede na mag tour! yay!)
    • 12 Noon: Check out from homestay in Camiguin
    • 2pm: Took ferry to Balingoan
    • 4pm: Van from Balingoan to Cagayan de Oro
    • 6pm: Head back to Davao

  1. Take Rural Transit or Bachelor Express bus. They ply the BuDa route (Bukidnon-Davao). It will take you around 6-7 hours. Aircon nonstop first class with toilet will cost you 600 Pesos. There are discounts for students. It is best to take the bus at night and just sleep it off. When you wake up in the morning, voilah! you’ll already arrive in Cagayan de Oro!
  2. Upon arrival at Agora Bus Terminal in CDO, take a bus heading to BALINGOAN. There will be buses available in the same terminal. Take note that there are a lot of pesky van barkers who’ll follow you and insist to take you where you are heading. Just ignore them though. I always felt more safe riding in a bigger bus than a smaller van anyway.
  3. The trip from Cagayan de Oro to Balingoan will take you around 2 hours with multiple stops (no nonstop buses). Just enjoy the view though. Tip: Pick a seat on the LEFT SIDE of the bus to enjoy the scenic coastal view along the way!
  4. Upon arrival at Balingoan Bus terminal, no need to take a tricycle, you could just walk to the Balingoan Port, head left, cross the main road and in 300-500 meters you’ll reach the port.

  • Direct ferries ply from Balingoan to Camiguin daily, almost every hour. Fare is at 170 Pesos + environmental tax of 5pesos and terminal fee of 15pesos.

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Here are some wacky snapshots while aboard the ferry.

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After an hour or two, you’ll disembark at the Port of Benoni (Camiguin’s main Port for ferries coming from Cagayan de Oro). You could arrange a multicab or van from your accommodation to fetch you from Benoni Port as this is 30 minutes away from Camiguin’s center in Mambajao and an hour away from Yumbing (where most accommodations I recommend are located). Rates are usually from 450-600 per vehicle.

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How to go from Benoni to Mambajao and Yumbing in budget?

If you are in a budget travel though, you could take a public multicab outside Benoni Port to take you to Mambajao (fare is 30 pesos only), then from Mambajao take a tricycle or motorella to Yumbing for 10 pesos only. Not recommended though if you have a lot of hand carry baggage as the motorella is a bit small that you’ll share with other passengers.

Where to Stay in Camiguin?

Having visited Camiguin for the third time already, I’ve stayed in various budget accommodations. Below are some of my recommendations based on experience. I suggest choosing an accommodation located in YUMBING in Camiguin (30 minutes away from Mambajao, Camiguin’s center). This area’s near the beach if you’d like to go strolling on your free time, various recommended resto’s are also walking distance. This is also where the famous Paras Beach Resort in Camiguin is located. In front of it are lined with these affordable accommodations though for budget backpackers like us:

  • Paguia’s Cottages (stayed here on my first visit on 2011)
    • Location: Rocky Village,Yumbing,Camiguin
    • Tel#: (088) 387-9018 / Call/Text : (+63) 09173107085
    • Email : roel.paguia@yahoo.com
    • Rates: P800-1,000 per night for a room for 4pax. (Almost 200-250 pesos per person).
  • Pabua’s Cottages (stayed here on my second visit in November 2013)
    • Address: Rocky Village, Yumbing, Camiguin Island, Mambajao, 9100 Camiguin, Philippines
    • Phone:+63 88 387 9033 / 09064152557
    • Owner: Mr. Puloy Pabua
    • Rates: P1,000-1,200 per night for a room for 4pax. (Almost 3oo pesos per person).
  • Tabada Homestay (stayed here on our visit this time in 2015)
    • Location: Rocky Village,Yumbing,Camiguin
    • Contact No: 09186306672
    • Booked at Agoda (Pay later option!)
    • Rates: 1,200 for room for 4 pax. GOOD WIFI connection!

Camigun Fast Facts and Trivia

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  • The name “Camiguin “ is derived from the word “Kamagong,” the name of a tree in the ebony family. Original inhabitants of the island were the Manobos from Surigao.
  • Do you know that Camiguin is the smallest island with the most number of volcanoes per square kilometer than any other island on earth?
  • It is also the only place in the Philippines which has more volcanoes (7) than towns (5).

Amazing isn’t it?

Camiguin Island

Camiguin Island Tour

With only 64.5 kilometers of concrete circumferential road, the visitors are wowed by the accessibility of all the tourists spots. In a day, one can experience the sense of awe and wonder the scenic spots evoke.

Camiguin, the island, borne of volcanic fire, is a paradise. The geologic events of the past have carved the island perfect for adventure seekers. Here, one could trek the Mt. Hibok-hibok, or bathe in the natural hot spa in Ardent Hot Spring, swim in the cool waters of Sto. Nino Cold Spring, the Soda Water Pool, and the three falls – Katibawasan, Tuasan, and Pamonglo.

Camiguin Inland Tour

It has two famous islets, the White Island and the Mantigue, both endowed with white and powdery sands, and pool-like water forms where the weary can dip and relax. So many wonders, so many scenic spots, yet taking only few hours of your precious time to experience them all.

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Camiguin Mainland Tour Rates

So how much is an inland tour in Camiguin? Note that this DOES NOT include the White Island tour (that goes for a separate fee ber boat).

Inland tour in Camiguin are usually done in vans and multicabs (my preferred option coz I just love the open air and the scenic views!). A full day tour will usually cost around 1,500 to 2,000 Pesos for each multicab.

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We were able to haggle from 1,700 offered price to 1,500 (divided by the 5 of us, that’s 300 pesos for each person, not bad!)

So what are you waiting for, let’s go explore & experience Camiguin one by one!

Must Sees in Camiguin!

  • 10:00 am –pick up from accommodation
  • 10:30 — Tongatoc Cove
  • 11:00 — Walkway to the Old Volcano (entrance fee is 5/head)
  • 11:30 — Cross Marker and Sunken Cemetery (100 pesos per boat of 5-6pax)
  • 12:30 – Lunch (and swim!) at Soda Water Park (entrance fee is 30/head)
  • 2:00 pm – Tuasan Falls ( no entrance fee )
  • 3:00 pm – Sto. Niño Cold Spring (entrance fee is 30/head)
  • 4:00 pm – 16th Century Guiob Catarman Church Ruins
  • 5:00 pm – Ardent Hot Spring Resort (entrance fee is 30/head)
  • 6:00 pm – back to accommodation

Magic Number is 30!

Just something I’ve noticed, here in Camiguin, almost all entrance fees to resorts, hot springs, cold springs, etc. cost 30 PESOS! This is something implemented by their local government. So when you’re in Camiguin, just remember the number 30 (happens to be my favorite number too!)

Camiguin Attractions

1 . Tongatoc Cove Overview Spot

Just a quick stop here for a photo opt on this overlooking spot. The view’s simply amazing and stunning (add to that the boulder like waves below brought by typhoon Lando during our visit).

Tongatoc Cove Overview

2. Walkway to the Old Volcano

Walkway to Old Volcano and Stations of the Cross is an 8 kilometer path with 14 human-sized stations situated at Mt. Vulcan in Barangay Bonbon, Catarman. The spot is actually one of the famous tourist destination in Camiguin Island especially during the Lenten Season as it serves as a pilgrimage site to Roman Catholic devotees.

Camiguin Walkway To Old Volcano

3. Cross Marker and Sunken Cemetery

The Sunken Cemetery of Camiguin Island marks the swept remains of the island’s rested locals. Driven underwater when Mt. Vulcan Daan erupted in 1870’s, the large cross has served the town’s people, as well as the tourists, a scenic spot to memorialize the departeds buried there.

Sunken Cemetery of Camiguin Island

Only the crosses of the tombs can be seen above the water, as a reminder of the doomed cemetery, though some of the tombs may be visible during low tide.

Camiguin Sunken Cemetery

Tip: For fun photos and shots to add to your album, I tell you most boatmen here in Camiguin that will accompany you to the cross marker do know amazing fun poses and camera tricks! Just give them an extra tip!

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4. Soda Water Park 

A pool filled with natural streaming soda water from the volcanic springs of Bura. It’s probably the only Soda spring in the Philippines. It has great scenery as its cold water provides a refreshing splash to bathers and picnickers.

Soda Water Park

Here I am and below me is source of the soda water flowing in this pool. I just love this shot! Pardon, I’m an Aquarian and a water lover at heart! haha 😀

Soda Water

5. Tuasan Falls

Tuasan Falls is the newest tourist attraction in the province of Camiguin. During my previous visits, mainland tours do not include a visit to Tuasan Falls, not until now. I found Tuasan Falls more beautiful though than Katibawasan (another waterfall in the island which had been included in tours since 2011, my first time here).

I love the falls’ rugged beauty and the natural setting of big rocks that complements with the flow of shivering cold crystal-clear water surrounded by rich flora. The water is really refreshing!

Camiguin Tuasan Falls

6. Sto. Niño Cold Spring

And when we couldn’t get enough of the cold from Tuasan Falls, we headed to another much colder water attraction in the island of Camiguin, the Sto. Nino Cold Spring!

The Sto Niño Cold Spring is a natural cold spring that flows down from Mt. Mambajao and is filtered by layers of minerals from the mountain, therefore it is clean. The temperature is naturally maintained from 20-25 degrees celsius.

Camiguin Sto. Niño Cold Spring

Here’s more, during our visit to Sto Nino Cold Spring, me and my friends also discovered another activity!

FREE FISH SPA!

Oh yes! you heard that right! While me and my buddies were sitting by the pool, we noticed small fishes trying to come close and bit our toes! It was really ticklish and we couldn’t help ourselves from laughing and giggling! But boy, who can’t resist a free fish spa right?

Fish Spa in Camiguin

7. 16th Century Guiob Catarman Church Ruins

The Old Church Ruins of Camiguin, built in 16th century is one of the oldest and unique structures in the island. Unique because it is made from coral stones. The Church was later destroyed to ruins because of the 1871 Mount Vulcan eruption.

Before, during my visit in 2011, there used to be a small chapel inside the ruins compound. However during our present visit, the chapel’s already gone.

Old Church Ruins of Camiguin

At the back, there is a huge tree there that is said to be more than a century old. Nice to take photos below the tree.

8. Ardent Hot Spring Resort

Ardent Hibok-Hibok Spring Resort is a natural hot spring heated by Mt Hibok Hibok, an active volcano in the country.

This is by far my favorite destination in all of the spots offered in the Camiguin inland tour! I believe it is because of its calming effect it can give to an individual, a visit here is a great way to release stress after a day or week of work.

Camiguin Ardent Hot Spring Resort

Backpackers and adventurers like us will surely love soaking in this hot spring after a long travel, island exploration and adventure in the Island of Camiguin. A perfect way to end Camiguin’s mainland tour!

Camiguin’s White Island Tour

And to save the best for last, our last day in Camiguin is spent exploring the popular White Island.

Luckily, the weather cooperated and we were allowed to set sail to White Island. Rate is at Php 450.00 for the boat that could accommodate 5-6 passengers to take you to the island, and Php 20.00 for environmental fee.

camiguin island

Camiguin White islet

Camiguin beach

Camiguin indeed is a majestic place. Perhaps it is why it’s my and my travel buddy’s favorite island destination here in the Philippines. An island so small yet almost all kind of wonders are here – whether you are looking for a dip in the beach, a plunge in a cool water pool, a relaxing hot spring, everything’s already right here! It’s remote and simple yet warm and diverse. Nature lovers will surely enjoy it.

I love Camiguin and I am sure you will love it too. Hope this travel guide helps.

Camiguin Travel Guide

Cheers to more travels! Happy trails! ^^

List of Coffee Shops in Davao City

They say you can’t buy HAPPINESS,

but you can buy yourself a CUP OF COFFEE,

and that’s pretty much the same =)

So as my own way of sharing happiness, and for someone who just loves coffee (and a freelancer who tambays most often in coffee shops in search for fast wifi, hehe), here I am, compiling a list of all coffee shops in Davao city.

Davao Coffee Shops

I’ve also added some side comments for those with recommendations, must try, etc. This list will be constantly updated so feel free to add any coffee shop you knew that wasn’t mentioned here.

Those in BOLD are those I’ve often read with good reviews!

I’ll also be writing an individual blog post for those coffee shops I’ll find interesting. It is my wish to visit them ALL 😉 *wink

Coffee Shops in Davao City

Coffee Shops Davao

1. 128 Ostrich Steak Hauz & Coffee Shop – Airport View Tower, Catitipan
2. 51 Coffee Shop – Victoria Plaza Mall
3. Agong Cafe – Duterte St.
4. Au-Alit -Davao Doctors Hospital
5. Basti’s Brew – Legazpi St.
6. Basti’s Brew – Victoria Plaza Mall
7. Bigby’s Café – SM City
8. BluGre Café – Landco Corp. Tower [Must try: Durian Coffeeccino]
9. BluGre Café – Matina Town Square Mall [Open 24/7]
10. BluGre Café – SM City
11. Bo’s Coffee Club – SM City
12. Bo’s Coffee Club – Torres St. [Open 24/7]
13. Bogser’s Java & Jazz Coffee Shoppe – Bangkal, Davao City
14. Brew Crew’s Coffee House – Juan Luna St.
15. Brewedcasters Café – Car Park Building, G-Mall
16. Brewhaha – Davao
17. Brewtique – Bo. Obrero
18. Bruegger’s Café – Autoshop, Bajada
19. Bryan’s Grill & Café – Obrero
20. Café 54 – Victoria Plaza Mall
21. Café Andessa – Cabantian Road
22. Café Barcellis – J.P. Laurel Avenue
23. Café Breizh – The Venue Complex
24. Cafe Demitasse – F. Torres St [Must try: banoffee pie, creamy carbonara, moist chocolate cake, and mudslide frappe]
25. Cafe Firenzo – Damosa Market Basket [Must try: Lavazza cheesecake]
26. Cafe Firenzo – Quirino Ave
27. Café Juna – Juna, Matina
28. Café Marco – Marco Polo Hotel Davao
29. Café Palma Gil – Palma Gil St.
30. Café Uno – Waterfront Insular Hotel
31. Caffe Vivere – Mt. Apo St.
32. Calle Cinco Coffee – Roxas Avenue
33. Calle Cinco Coffee – Victoria Plaza Mall
34. Chicco Di Caffé – Poblacion District [Must try: Coffee Halo-Halo]
35. Claudes’ Café de Ville – Rizal St.
36. Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf – Abreeza
37. Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf – SM Lanang
38. Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf – The Peak, Gaisano Mall [RECOMMENDED FOR GOOD AMBIENCE]
39. Coffee Dream – Damosa Gateway Mall
40. Coffee Dream – DMSF
41. Coffee Dream – Market Basket
42. Coffee Dream – SM City
43. Coffee For Peace – Matina
44. Coffee Grounds by Golden Lion Dormitel – Roxas Blvd
45. Coffee Monster – Ilustre St.
46. Coffee Plus – Davao
47. Coffee Pod – Torres St.
48. Coffee Spot – C.M. Recto
49. Coffeecat – Jacinto Ext [Must try: Durian Tapioca, Avocado, Coconut, and Mango are just some of CoffeeCat’s Avalanche drink and Pearl Milk Tea variants]
50. Coffeecat – Sutherland Compound (Quirino)
51. Coffeecat – Torres Street – NOW CLOSED
52. Copa Bossa – Quimpo Boulevard
53. Corum Coffee Shop – Bajada
54. Cups and Lowercase – Torres St.
55. Darcy’s Place – Lapu-lapu cor. Sobrecarey Street
56. Davao Coffee Express – NCCC Mall Matina
57. Dayaw Coffee & Tea – SM Lanang [24/7]
58. Dulce Manos Café – Juan Luna St.
59. Fabulous 50’s Cafe – Crown Regency Hotel
60. Fagioli Coffee Club – Lanang
61. Fagioli Coffee Club – Quirino Ave.
62. Figaro – Chimes Mall Davao
63. Figaro – J.P. Laurel Ave, Bajada
64. Figaro – SM City
65. Fiscalizer Restaurant and Coffee Shop – Ponce Reyes Street corner D. Suazo Street
66. Formula Pete’s Café – Bajada
67. Gloria Jeans – Grand Regal Hotel
68. Green Coffee – F. Torres St, [Open 24/7] [Must try: Blueberry Ensaymada, Freeziccinos]
69. Green Coffee – J.P. Laurel Bajada Ave [24/7]
70. Green Coffee – Marfori Hts
71. Hazel Coffee Shop – Buhangin-Cabantian-Indangan Road
72. Hazel’s Café – Bajada
73. Hue Cafe – Ateneo Business Center
74. JavaJive – Quirino [24/7]
75. JavaJive – Wheels N More Drive, J.P. Laurel Ave, [24/7]
76. Jelly Citea – Juan Luna St. and Matina Town Square
77. Jose Rafael Fine Coffee – Lanang
78. K1 Coffee – Ecoland
79. K1 Coffee – Torres St.
80. Kalakoa Coffee Hut – 3/F Abreeza Corporate Center [RECOMMENDED FOR FAST WIFI]
81. Kamayo Café – Palma Gil St.
82. Kangaroo – Central Bank, Quirino St. [Must try: Kape Balos, a local version of the world’s most expensive coffee, Kopi Luwak, made from civet droppings]
83. Kape de Bohol – Jacinto St.
84. Karl’s Koffee Korner – Dacudao [24/7]
85. Karl’s Koffee Korner – SM
86. Karlo’s Coffee – Jack’s Ridge [Must try: Kape Marang, Durian Coffee Gelato, Mangosteen Frappuccino, Guyabano Coffee Freeze, and Kape Langka]
87. Kasagingan Kapehan – Torres St.
88. Koffie-pauze – Palmetto Place, Talomo
89. Kopi Roti – Jacinto St.
90. Le Grandeur Café – Grand Menseng Hotel
91. Miko’s Brew – Chavez St
92. Mini Air Dog Cafe – Mabini St, Poblacion District [RECOMMENDED: first dog-friendly cafe]
93. Mon Bebe Café – Chinatown
94. Mon Bebe Café – Lopez Jaena Street [Must try: authentic Italian coffee]
95. Mon Bebe Café – Seawall, Ecoland
96. Monster’s Café – Ilustre St.
97. Net Front & Coffee Shop – C.M. Recto
98. Nezz74 Café – Obrero
99. PeaceBuilders Community Café – University Avenue
100. Pia’s Café – Davao
101. Port Café – G-Mall
102. Pronto Mario – Sta. Ana Avenue
103. Purple Bean Coffee – Star Oil, Cabantian [RECOMMENDED FOR FAST WIFI]
104. Roadhouse Café – SM CIty
105. Rolls & Buns Bake House-Coffee Shop – Buhangin
106. Sarimanok Coffee Shop – Agdao
107. Scott & Cates Coffee Express – Doña Vicenta
108. Sea Green Cafe – Circumferential Rd, Poblacion District
109. SilverCup – Mt. Apo St.
110. SkyGo Cafe – Davao International Airport
111. SouthBrews – NCCC Mall Maa
112. Spro Coffee Shop – Gen. Luna St.
113. Starbucks Coffee – Abreeza Mall
114. Starbucks Coffee – SM City Ecoland
115. Starbucks Coffee – SM Lanang [RECOMMENDED FOR GOOD AMBIENCE]
116. Street Café – Juan Luna St.
117. Tata Benito’s A Whole Latte Love Coffee – J.P. Laurel Av.
118. Tata Benito’s A Whole Latte Love Coffee – World Palace
119. The Café Mediterranean – Sales St.
120. Tump Café – NCCC Mall
121. Turkish Coffee Shop – Bonifacio St.
122. Twosome Palace Coffee Club – Victoria Plaza Mall
123. Woodberry Cafe – (Beside The Paper Tree) Sta. Ana Avenue
124. Yellow Hauz / Coffee at Yellow Hauz – V. Mapa St, cor Mabini St [RECOMMENDED FOR GOOD AMBIENCE] [Must try: Chai Tea Latte,Wintermelon Milk Tea, or the Matcha Green Tea]
125. Zabadani Layered Coffee – Ponciano St., Davao City

Additions:

126. Cafe Amoree – Damosa [Open 24/7]
127. Cafe Tavera – Avanceña St, Torres area
.

So what are you waiting for? Tara mangape ta!
.

AdventuRoj Wins Best Upcoming/Newcomer Blog in the Philippines

Almost a month ago, we were surprised to know that The Adventures of Adventuroj is nominated as Skyscanner’s Best Newcomer Blog (read the full article here).

With crossed fingers we dared to venture for the competition.. then now, the results are out..

Here’s something from Skyscanner Philippines Official Announcement of Winners Statement:

The votes are finally in! We reveal the five Philippine winners of

Skyscanner’s first travel blog awards.

The Travel Bloscars 2013 are Skyscanner’s first travel blog awards, recognizing the excellent work of travel bloggers on informing and inspiring travellers by sharing their adventures and travel experiences, and honoring the very best of the travel blogosphere.

Here at Skyscanner, we spent countless hours reading travel blogs. It was a tough job. The standard of travel blogging is very high and there are many, many travel bloggers out there who deserve recognition, but eventually we narrowed down the field to five nominees in four categories.

Then it was down to YOU, the people, to decide which Bloscar nominee should be chosen as the “Best” Travel Blogger from the Philippines in each category. Thank you to everyone who voted.

And the winners are (drum roll please!):

Travel Blog Oscars Best Upcoming/Newcomer Blog: Adventuroj!

Travel Blog Oscars Best Upcoming/Newcomer Blog: Adventuroj!

Congratulations to all our winners. Each winning blogger receives a Kindle Fire HD.

Our five (Philippine) winners go into the grand finale, competing against the winners from across the world to determine the Best International Travel Bloggers of the Year!

The winners of each category, chosen by Skyscanner’s International judging panel, will receive Php30,000 worth of flights.

The winners will be announced on the 4th March

Source: Sky Scanner Philippines (Click here for the full info)

Congratulations Adventuroj and to all of us!

My utmost gratitude for everyone! We’re all in this journey together! Maraming maraming salamat po!

New Beginnings: Celebrating One Year of Travel Blogging

The start of the year marks the first anniversary of this Blog. I could still remember that one quiet and fateful day of January 1st, 2012 when my first blog post was published and Adventuroj.com went live.

And born on that day – a new fantastic journey to a place that I had only imagined before, a journey towards the realization of my dream to travel around the world, starting of course in my beloved homeland, the Philippines quest for the #80 provinces.

2012: A Year of Colorful Memories

2012: A Year of Colorful Memories

How AdventuRoj Started?

Fueling my Dream to Travel

Looking Onwards to 2013

Looking Onward to 2013

I had long wanted to travel. I want to be a location independent freelancer traveling the world with a backpack to carry my stuff, a camera to capture thy precious moments, a laptop to fund my travel (yes I’ve been an Odesk Freelancer for almost 2 years now), an adventurous feet willing to venture into anything, and an open heart to absorb all the world has to offer and in return, give back to it by sharing the travel experiences I’ve had. And that’s why I’ve decided to put up a travel blog.

Why I Blog?

Serving as an ‘Eye’ for Others

There’s just too much beauty in the world to see, that I just can’t afford to experience it on my own and let it pass by without sharing what I saw to other people.

Travel Quote

I SOMEWHAT admire those individuals who have the luxury of time and money to travel the world with ease and comfort, for they could go wherever they want, BUT I PITY more the fact that they go around exploring WITHOUT sharing what they see. What selfishness there is!

To travel is to share. I like to believe it that way. Probably the most that we could do when we travel is to advocate the beauty we’ve experienced, not just for the sake of having bragging rights to our friends, nor of being able to upload Facebook photos to let everyone know how lucky you are.

I also knew that there’s a lot of souls out there, who like me, also share that same desire to travel the world but cannot because they are restricted usually by their career or family responsibilities. At least through my blog I could let them see through my eyes the experience of going into places where they wanted to.

Traveling Need Not Be Expensive

Backpacking: A Budget Friendly Way of Traveling

Backpacking: A Budget Friendly Way of Traveling

Lastly, I want to blog to let everyone know that YOU DON’T NEED TO BE RICH TO BE ABLE TO TRAVEL. That’s why here in my blog I also wrote of budget travel tips and tricks for everyone. And if you’re thinking that traveling cheaply is ain’t fun, YOU’RE WRONG! Actually it is a whole lot more fun – for when you travel cheap it follows that you get to interact with the locals more, sleep with them in terminals, eat with them in local carenderias, talk to them, ask for directions when lost, learn how to live like them, ride with them in public transportation vehicles instead of availing tour packages, and even sleep with them rather than staying in luxurious hotels.

Travel #3

Why AdventuRoj?

Now you may ask why AdventuRoj?

Simply because of my love for ADVENTURE.. plus my branding, none other than my name ROJ, from Rojae (which I loved so much for its uniqueness, mysteriousness, and ambiguity. (Haha. Why? Do you know of any other person who goes by the name ROJAE? If yes, lemme know!).

Therefore, ADVENTURE + ROJAE = ADVENTUROJ (pronounced as ‘Adventure+roj’ or somewhat like that. I hate it when people don’t know how to read my domain properly, usually the ‘Ad-ven-to-roj’ pronunciation they tell me. Strict ano? haha!

Journeying Down Memory Lane

Drive down memory lane

In honor of my one year blog anniversary I thought I would like to share with you the feats and notable memories we’ve had in the past year. I hope you all enjoy!

My Year Ender Video Special

If you haven’t watched my video nor read my blog post of my year ender special of all the travels I’ve had for 2012, here’s a recap. It is actually my first time to create a year ender, and I’m really excited for this brand new year 2013’s year ender!

Read more at https://adventuroj.com/2012/12/28/2012-adventuroj-year-of-firsts/

My First Major Blog Award

I started blogging for travel and self sake, not for glory nor fame nor riches (yes, I don’t earn a single penny out of my blog contrary to what others believed. I fund my own travels, no sponsors whatsoever, I wish! *wink).

I have never claimed to be a good writer, but I know it has helped for me to have a place to get my thoughts and feelings out. I love this little blog world. I thought this could be my personal scrapbook / diary / album of travel memories so when I get old I have something to look back to, something that can never be robbed from me nor destroyed.

But there was a time in July 2012, when my home province, South Cotabato hosted a Blog Writing Competition.

Through my father’s and friends’ encouragement I joined. I also wanted to blog and tell the world about the lovely beauty of my province, contrary to the usual mindset of other people upon the place ‘Cotabato’ as being a place of war and terrorism.

I also want to let them know that SOUTH COTABATO IS DIFFERENT FROM COTABATO.

So I submitted my entry, a product of venturing out and experiencing the T’nalak Festival first handedly…

And with much luck, prayer, and effort, yes! We were able to get hold of the crown. Adventuroj won the T’nalak Blog Writing Competition!

The Most Anticipated Announcement of Winners

The Most Anticipated Announcement of Winners

Recognized as Top 10 Filipino Travel Bloggers

The year didn’t end there for AdventuRoj. Come the month of November 2012 when I got an email from one of the administrators of the group Filipino Bloggers Worldwide, better known as the FBW, informing me that my blog was one of the nominees for the Top 20 Filipino Travel Bloggers. I just can’t imagine the joy I’ve felt hearing that unexpected news!

Presenting the Nominees for the Top 20 FBW Travel Blogs

Source: http://www.filipinobloggersworldwide.com/2012/11/presenting-nominees-for-top-20-fbw.html

Came December, after the votation was done, Adventuroj unexpectedly emerged triumphantly again, coming out as TOP 2 Filipino Travel Blogger. A BIG WOW!!!

Being nominated is a blessing enough, what more belonging to the Top 10! Maraming maraming salamat po!

My Most Precious, Highly Acclaimed Award

However the most rewarding feat that matters most to me is not the awards nor the recognition, but the people whom my blog is intended for – my dear readers, friends, family, fellow travelers, and all the amazing people I met on this journey.

You became a part of my support system. You fuel my desire to travel and to continue blogging. I had to be honest that there had been times when I feel like giving up this dream, lazy enough to post my adventures, to stop writing and just rest my pen, but I cannot.

You ask me why, and the answer is YOU.

I just couldn’t stop knowing that I have my blog readers waiting for updates, or lost individuals seeking answers through my blog.

And so today I would like to offer my heartfelt gratitude to all of you. Thank you to all of my readers and to those that have offered their support over the last year. Your friendships mean the world to me.

Thank you also to fellow travelers whom I met along the way, to the PTB (Pinoy Travel Bloggers) group, travelers who had already lived the dream of conquering the #80 Phil Provinces, or are still on their way like me. They had been truly an inspiration.

And to my wonderful travel buddy, Kathy, (na may ma-‘kathy’ ring paa (Itchy feet), who ventured out in the wild with me, and together we’re conquering the world starting from the Philippines, one province at a time! Thank you!

Adventuroj and Travel Buddy, Kathy

Adventuroj and Travel Buddy, Kathy

Launching of a Brand New Website

As a matter of fact, we’re planning to launch a new website – the travelers in red and blue, contradicting colors, contradicting personalities, age, but complimenting in dreams on travel and adventure. Not your ordinary travel website, for this site will blog more of PHOTOGRAPHY AND POETRY, instead of the usual stories, paragraphs, etc. (But of course, my Adventuroj.com site will take care of that so you don’t get short of budget travel tips and tricks.)

The new blog will probably go live along with our launching of Project #80 Around Pinas, as we plan to go, leave our homes, and live on an on-the-road-around-the-world-nowhere-to-be-found quest to cover the entire country, traveling and working online at the same time.

We’ll probably even meet you on the road!

Wishing you the best adventure to come!

Wishing you the best adventure to come!

– – –

In this brand new year for AdventuRoj, I’m definitely looking forward to new opportunities, to travel, to give, to share and to love. I really hope that this quarter will be the one that makes all the difference, in the name of travel and adventures. After all, this is a new season, which means new beginnings.

Happy New Year to all and Cheers to More Travels for the Year 2013!

Adventuroj Wishes You All a Prosperous and Travel-ful 2013!

Adventuroj Wishes You All a Prosperous and Travel-ful 2013!

Fun Things To Do In European Cities

Europe is a big place, and its limitless possibilities can be somewhat dizzying if you’re planning a trip. Having some general things to look for can help focus your trip to the continent and give you a direction, though, which is why we wrote up this little guide.

From historic tours to nightlife ideas, these are some of the most entertaining things you can find to do in most major European cities.

Exploring Museums

Exploring Museums Louvre

Different vacations have different priorities.

If you’re in a European city, for instance, chances are you’re not just bumming on the beach (though there are some fantastic places to soak up the sun!). And while they may seem dull to some who prefer a faster pace, museums often end up being a priority.

The museums in major European cities are rather spectacular, and contain art and artifacts you won’t find anywhere else. Seeing them in person, if you have even the slightest appreciation for such things, takes your breath away.

The Mona Lisa at the Louvre, the Rosetta Stone at the British Museum in London, and Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel at Vatican City (which, one could argue, is one giant museum) are just some examples of the impressive relics from history that are entirely worth your time on a European vacation.

Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel

Make it a priority to set foot in these famous houses of history.

Touring Old Buildings

Some of the most ancient places in western history are still standing in Europe, and are absolute musts for people traveling and looking for things to do.

Connecting with some of the oldest and most spectacular places on the continent makes you feel a sense of awe that you can’t really get anywhere else (even in a great museum).

Stonehenge in England

We might suggest a few highlights like Stonehenge in England (even if it’s not technically a building), the Colosseum in Rome, or the Parthenon in Greece. But the truth is that even beyond these remarkable monuments to the history of civilization, there are all sorts of wondrous historical sites littered around Europe.

Parthenon in Greece

Checking Out Live Casinos

Getting a sense of history and culture is a wonderful part of traveling to Europe, but you’ll want to seek out some fun too!

In this regard, it’s always good to find good nightlife, and in many European cities that include casinos. The UK and Ireland put out a lot of online casino games, to the point that digital slots and poker rooms comprise Europe’s main association with casino entertainment.

casinos night

But many of the big cities – Dublin, London, Lisbon, and Monte-Carlo to name just a few – still have excellent casinos that make for terrific nights out. You can have fun with the games even if you don’t want to bet too much, and there are generally bars, gourmet dining options, and live entertainment as well. It’s hard to beat all of that in one place!

Enjoying Progressive Dinners

When you’re on vacation you have a limited number of meals to eat, so you’ll never be able to see all the award-winning restaurants or historic pubs in any given city. If you make an effort, though, you can see more than most people by eating progressive dinners.

Start your meal off with drinks at a pub you want to see; follow it with an entree at a noteworthy restaurant; and relax with coffee and dessert at a third location that captures your interest.

Enjoying Progressive Dinners.jpg

If you follow this method, you’ll be able to try out more fantastic eateries than if you only visit one at every meal. For example, if you’re in Prague, try drinks at the famous Hemingway Bar, before moving on to Spices for dinner and the Eska bakery for coffee and dessert. It might sound a little tedious, but it’s actually a ton of fun.

Any trip to a European city will end up being packed of your own favorite things to do. And to be sure, each city is different. Broadly speaking though, these tips should help ensure that you don’t miss out on some of the basic charms that make so many of these cities so special.

Mt. Kalatungan – Mt. Wiji Traverse | 5th Highest Mountain in the Philippines

mt makaupao

Popular for being the fifth highest mountain peak in the Philippines, Mount Kalatungan has been tagged by many climbers as a mountain that is “difficult to climb”. This mountain range in Mindanao stretches in areas of Valencia, Maramag, Talakag and Pangantucan, Bukidnon.

A mountain that stands 2,907 MASL, it is no surprise that only the toughest take the challenge.

mount kalatungan

Mt Kalatungan is not only seen as majestic because of its credentials but its mossy forest has also made an impact on mountaineers. The diversity within the forest is simply an enchanting experience.

Last October 4-6, 2019 I had the privileged to join a climb to Kalatungan mountain range with my friends, a pack we call ‘burikatkats’ 😀

It had been a long time plan and after previous cancellations, finally it happened. So let me share with you our hiking adventure.

kalatungan climb

Mt. Kalatungan – Mt. Wiji (aka Mt. Makaupao) Traverse Hike

  • Highest Point Elevation: 2,907 MASL
  • Entry/Exit point: Brgy. Mendis, Pangantucan
  • Coordinates: 7°57′18″N 124°48′09″E
  • Days required / Hours to summit: 3-4 days / 15 hours
  • Specs: Major climb, Difficulty 8/9, Trail class 3-4
  • Features: Tribal domain, mossy forest, Top 10

Mt. Kalatungan – Mt. Wiji Sample Itinerary

mt kalatungan traverse wiji

Credits to Hoswa Loyola for the Photo

Day 1

  • 12:30am – Meetup at Davao City
  • 1:00am – ETD Davao
  • 5:00am- ETA Maramag
  • 6:00am- ETD to Tourism Office
    – Process Permit
    – Log in (Bring VALID IDs,)
    – Breakfast
    – Buy Pack Lunch
  • 8:00am- ETD to Mendis
  • 9:00am- ETA Mendis/Ritual
  • 10:00am Start Trek to View Deck
  • 1:00pm- ETA View deck
    – Lunch
    – Pitch Tent
  • 6:00pm- Dinner (hosted by our organizer – Saka ta Bai)
  • 8:00pm- Lights off

Day 2

  • 2:00am- Wake up Call
    – Breakcamp
    – Light Breakfast
    – Packed Breakfast
  • 3:00am- ETD to Buko buko sa anay
  • 5:30 ETA Buko2 sa Anay (Muleta falls view deck)
    – Sunrise
    – Picture2x
    – Breakfast (Hosted)
  • 7:00am- ETD to Mt. Kalatungan Summit
  • 10:00am- ETA Junction
  • 11:00am- ETA Mt.Kalatungan Summit
    – Picture2x
    – Relax
  • 12:30pm- Back to Junction
  • 1:00pm- ETA Junction
    – Lunch
    – Relax
  • 2:00pm- ETD to Bamboo Camp
  • 4:00pm- ETA Bamboo Camp
    – Pitch Tent
    – Relax
  • 6:00pm- Dinner
  • 8:00pm- Lights off

Day 3

  • 3:00am- Wake up call
    – Breakcamp
  • 4:00pm- ETA to Lumpanag Peak (Mt.Wiji)
  • 5:30am- ETA Mt.Lumpanag
    – Picture2x
    – Sunrise
  • 7:00am- Breakfast
    (Antay ng Sea of Clouds)
  • 9:00am- Start descent to Mendis
  • 1:00pm- ETA Brgy. Mendis
    – Lunch
    – Wash up
  • 3:00pm- ETD from Maramag to Davao City
  • 7:00pm- ETA Davao City

How fascinating it was to discover how capable we are in doing things that we thought we cannot do. Conquering the 5th highest mountains in the Philippines is a self-achievement for me considering this was my first major climb.

So here goes our adventure…

mount kalatungan preparation

Day 1: Preparation

  • 2:00 AM – Departure time from Davao.
  • 5:30 AM -Arrival at Maramag to have breakfast. We then proceeded to Pangantukan for our registration. The registration went like a breeze, no complications. There is also a mandatory climb permit you have to get, a waiver signed, and a quick orientation from the Tourism office before you start your trek.
  • 7:30 AM – An 8km travel from Pangantukan to Mendez. Another registration was done at the barangay hall and it is there that we would need to present our climb permit.

Tribal Ceremonies

Prior to every Mount Kalatungan climb, hikers will be required to offer a live chicken or a similar offering. This will be used for tribal prayers & ritual by the tribe leader to ask the fairies & mountain guardians to guide the hikers on their journey, as locals consider Kalatungan as a holy mountain.

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Quick Trivia: Do you know why the mountain is named “Kalatungan”?

Here’s an interesting story about Kalatungan’s name and etymology.

Bukidnon legend has it that during the primeval Great Flood, only the Kitanglad peak remained above the waters – and therein grew a stalk of lemon grass (tanglad) hence the name of the mountain. But the Talaandig tribes of Brgy. Miarayon [trailhead of the Kalatungan trail] clarifies that in fact, the Kalatungan peak too, stood above sea level. And whereas plant life survived in Kitanglad, animal life took a stand in Kalatungan’s summit, where praying mantis eggs were found. Hence, Kalatungan became the mountain’s name, meaning “praying mantis eggs” in the native tongues.

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This and more tales are just a part of the cultural component of the trip, and it is always encouraged of climbers to take interest in the tribe’s ceremonies and folkways.

Day 1: Start of Trek – View Deck

  • 9:00 AM – We started our trek, seeing some of the locals with their welcoming smiles as we passed through. Some kids are even cheering us on – only to find out that they are doing this to ask for trail foods (candies & chocolates mostly) from us. haha!

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  • 2:00 PM – After 4-5 hours of hiking to mostly ascending trails, we finally arrived at the viewing deck which also had a spectacular view. There was a house built for climbers and it is where we’ll be spending our first night.

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Plus since we are the only climbers during that time, we own the entire place to ourselves!

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Plenty of time to rest, relax & simply commune with nature!

Day 2 – Kalatungan Summit – Bamboo Camp

We were supposed to break camp & leave at 3am but because it was still raining heavily, we waited for another hour.

  • 4:00 AM – ETD from View Deck
  • 7:30 AM – Finally we reached Buko-buko sa Anay (Muleta falls view deck)

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We got lucky because even if it rained so much the previous night, the moment we arrive THERE WAS A CLEARING and you can see Muleta falls! Yay!

muleta falls

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After some photo ops & eating our packed breakfast, we prepared again to continue our journey to the summit.

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Then we entered the mossy forest, which was quite interesting.

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And there we had lots of photo ops again! haha!

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  • 10:30 AM – We reached the junction, the last stop before reaching the summit.
  • **You can leave your bags here at the junction – climb the summit – then just come back for it before heading to the campsite for the night.

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There was also a water source here.

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  • 12:00 PM – finally.. we reached the summit of Mt Kalatungan!

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There was not much view here so we just made the most of the scenery. The weather’s a bit foggy – but overall very lovely.

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An Unfortunate Accident

On our descent, almost everyone’s on a hurry because dark clouds are coming up at the distance. The trail’s a bit muddy because of the rain the previous night.. I was trailing behind the group – when all of a sudden I slipped & tripped.. hit my lower back (lumbosacral area) hard on a protruding root of a tree..

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Damn… it was really painful. Thought I couldn’t stand up.. But luckily I did, though there was that nagging pain – which exacerbates when I bent down, sit, raise my leg, or exert effort on my lower back.

This made my trek slower back to the junction – luckily one of the guides/porters was trailing behind me & “kuya” led me to a shortcut trail that even if I’m the last one leaving already, I still managed to reach the campsite (Bamboo Camp) before some of our friends did.

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Upon arriving at the Bamboo Camp, I’m already feeling a bit nauseous, weak & dizzy. Probably the injury added too. I immediately put up my tent and rested almost the entire afternoon.

Caution: It was extremely cold in the Bamboo Camp. Our organizer said that sometimes the temp may even reach 4*C so be prepared!

Make sure to bring your winter outfit! haha.

Day 3 – Trek to Mt. Wiji

  • 3:15 AM – Break camp.
  • 4:00 AM – Breakfast
  • 6:00 AM – Start of trek to Mt Wiji

Mt Wiji

The view ascending Mt Wiji was just amazing! With the cold clouds blowing along the open trail, it’s just perfect!

  • 7:00 AM – ETA peak of Mt. Wiji.

Mt Lumpanag Peak

Lo and behold, another clearing!. It was truly a beautiful sight to see! Plenty of sea of clouds!

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What is even more amazing because at the peak of Mt Wiji, you’ll see a lot of popular mountains in different directions: Mt. Apo – Mt. Matutum (hello to my hometown!), Kitanglad Range and Mt. Piayapayungan.

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Because of the beautiful view, what it would be such a waste if we didn’t take this opportunity to take as many photos as we can, and we did haha!

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Here’s the famous tree at Mt Wiji’s Peak that most climbers use for photo op.

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  • 9:00am- Start descent to Mendis.
  • 4:30 PM – After trekking for 8km, we finally, FINALLY arrived back at Brgy Mendis.

Hello sa mga masasakit ang balakang, tuhod at katawan! haha!

And this marks the end of our trek. Boy was it beautiful!

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Here are some travel tips:

  • It is best to contact the Tourism Office of Pangantucan BEFORE your actual climb dates as there is a limit of climbers allowed per day.
  • No need to worry for mountain guides and porters, it will be organized for you.
  • DO NOT FORGET to bring Chicken for the tribal ritual in the area. This is mandatory and needs to be given to the tribal chieftain.

To make your climb easier & hassle free, you may contact SAKA TA BAI for their tour package (which we did avail! Ang bait pa ng organizer!)

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  • This is a major climb, so be prepare.. It is advisable that beginners should have 3 days and 2 nights trekking trip for these two mountains. It is a long tip that has difficult trails and limited water sources; one MUST not only be physically prepared but also mentally prepared for this.

Like everything in life, nothing comes easy. Just like how trekking these two mountains wasn’t a walk on the park. But like everything else in life, hard work and patience surely pays off.

And when you get to see the view, you’ll just smile and say, “it was definitely worth it!”

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*Credits & thanks to the following for letting me use their photos:

Until our next adventure!

Gigantes Islands, Iloilo Travel Guide: Tour, Itinerary, & Budget

Gigantes Islands Travel Guide

Gigantes Islands has always been one of my dream destinations

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The Gigantes Group of Islands, famously called Islas de Gigantes or “Islands of Giants” are a remote group of islands in the northern part of Iloilo in the Philippines that include around 10 islands from the 2 big islands; Gigantes Norte and Gigantes Sur, and other amazing islets; from the Cabugao Gamay, Pulupandan, Bantigue Sandbar, and the Antonia Beach.

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However because of its remote location, the Gigantes Islands in Iloilo is difficult to reach than a lot of traditional tourist destinations in the Philippines. Still, countless travelers manage to visit Isla Gigantes each year.

Thankfully, Las Islas Travel and Tours made my trip easy and hassle-free to visit Carles Iloilo and explore the beautiful islands of Islas de Gigantes.

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How to Go to Gigantes Islands

The towns of Carles and Estancia are the main jump-off points, which can be gotten to by land from all significant transport centers in Panay Island including Iloilo, Roxas City, as well as Boracay.

*For this solo trip of mine, I chose to start my Isla Gigantes tour from Carles, Iloilo.

Travel Tip: it’s okay to come from Iloilo City and travel to Carles Port early in the morning to catch the tour which normally starts at 8AM just like what I did. I spent the night in Iloilo City after an evening flight from Davao, then took an early van bound to Carles at 5AM. Travel was swift and hassle free that we arrived in Bancal Port, Carles a little past 7AM.

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How to Go to Carles, Iloilo

From Iloilo City

  • Ride a bus bound to Carles via Ceres Bus Terminal, located in Tagbak Terminal.
  • Ride a Van or Bus bound for Carles and ask the driver to drop you at Bancal Port.
  • **Or you can coordinate with Las Islas Travel and Tours for a van sharing that could pick you up in Iloilo from your hotel or accommodation (much cheaper option especially if you’re a solo or couple traveler!)

From Boracay / Malay, Aklan

  • Now if you’re in Boracay, and wanted to do a trip in Gigantes Islands in Carles, there are plenty of van bound to Roxas City.

From Roxas City

  • Another option is that before you reach the Roxas Airport, you may alight at Lawaan Ceres Transport Terminal and then take the bus going to Estancia and then get off at Balasan where you can now ride a tricycle to Carles.

How to Get to Gigantes Islands

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From Bancal Fish port

If you’re heading to Islas de Gigantes, the popular starting point would be at the Bancal Port in Carles. Before you ride the boat, make sure to pay the environmental fee at the tourism office. Travel time from Bancal to Gigantes Islands is approximately 1 to 1.5 hours.

Take note that the boat only runs once daily from Bancal to Gigantes Norte Island. It departs Bancal Port at 10 AM and leaves the Island at 2 PM, so we suggest you come at the port early.

Fortunately, those who are availing the tour packages are served special trips by the tour operators at their agreed scheduled time.

What to do in Gigantes Islands?

There are a lot of activities you can do in the island, such as strolling around the coastline, do some island hopping, seeing the old lighthouse as well as to have an outstanding 360 scenic sight of the sea. You can also explore some caves, snorkeling, as well as spelunking too!

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Isla Gigantes Island Hopping

A visit to Gigantes is not complete without taking an island hopping tour. Including traveling time, you must allot a minimum of a whole day to check out all the primary sites. Package rates for island-hopping scenic tours differ depending upon the trip operator, sort of boat used, and also the number of passengers in the trip, with bigger groups taking advantage of more affordable rates. My tour was taken cared of by Las Islas Travel and Tours, a DOT accredited agency advocating responsible tourism.

Tangke Salt Water Lagoon

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This destination is popular for its outstanding rock formations, and also a swimming area in its shallow waters. It essentially appears like an enchanting swimming pool, and is actually Instagram-worthy. The residents have actually essentially called is as “tangke” or tank as because of the gap among its boulders creating an opening.

Tangke Salt Water Lagoon

Bantigue Island

Bantigue Island

Perfect spot where you can swim and snorkel! It’s also possible to camp out on the island here. An island where the shape of the sandbar shifts depending on the current.

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This beach is additionally the usual lunch area for most island hopping tours.

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At lunch time at Bantigue Island I enjoyed the most the UNLI SCALLOPS!

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Aside from the one peso scallops, you can also enjoy steamed oysters locally called wasay-wasay (the local dialect for axe because of its distinct shape). These are pretty good too!

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Antonia Beach

Like the Bantique sandbar, Antonia Beach is the ideal spot where tourists can go snorkeling.

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Tables and also chairs are additionally set up under the coconut trees by the beach.

This is also another island good for taking photo ops!

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Cabugao Gamay Island

This island is just one of the most photographed islands of the Gigantes Group of Islands.

Gigantes Islands Travel Guide

Cabugao Gamay provides a spectacular view of two sides of the coastline visible from a sight deck constructed in addition to rock developments.

If you want your photo taken with the island’s bird-eye view, you can head over at its view deck.

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I actually wished I had visited years ago when the view point was only reachable by climbing on the rocks. However to deal with the increase of tourists, the view point is now reachable by a concrete stairway with wooden handrails. Entrance fee: P50 per head

Gigantes Islands Guide

Pulo Pandan Island

This is the last island we visited before our Gigantes Islands day tour ended. This tiny islet with one tree is considered a resting place of fishermen who go out to sea.

They said right here at Pulo Pandan or Pulupandan, one can get a remarkable view of the sunset.

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Where / What to Eat in Gigantes Islands

There are various carinderias or you can buy fresh seafood from the public market. Most island-hopping package tours also include a seafood buffet lunch as part of their offerings just like we had in Las Islas.

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Where to Stay in Gigantes Islands:

Rustic resorts can be found in Gigantes Norte Island, the main village where most residents live. Most offer basic accommodations catering to budget-conscious travelers. It’s also possible to camp out in tents at Antonia Beach and Bantigue Island, though it is not really encouraged during peak season because of water scarcity in the island.

Take note that there is no public water line that runs in the islands and fresh water for bathing and personal needs have to be brought in by barrels and containers from the mainland or from island springs and deep wells.

Camping fees usually cost P200/pax for those staying in tents. Electric power is also limited on Gigantes Norte Island and runs at scheduled hours and may be cut-off at night. Some resorts may have generators.

Gigantes Islands Travel Budget

Here, we listed some estimated budget for your Islas de Gigantes tour.

Transportation

  • From Iloilo to Gigantes, van fare (including pick up from hotel) would cost 270 pesos per pax.
  • The boat ride from Bancal Port going to Gigantes Norte public boat, plus the environmental fee is for 75 pesos per head. A discounted rate of 60 Pesos is available for Students, PWD’s and Senior Citizens (with ID).

Boat Rental Rates

  • Small Boat – P3,500 good for 1-10 persons
  • Medium Boat – P5,000 good for 11-15 persons
  • Big Boat – P6,000 good for 16-30 persons

Tours and Fees

  • If you are getting your own boat for the Isla Gigantes tour, you also need to pay your tour guide for 500 pesos. Remember to bring some cash with you too, as there is no ATM machines near the área.
  • Shower areas – for guests on a day tour, they have shower rooms for you to change into dry clothes available in Bancal port for a 20php fee.

Entrance Fees in Gigantes Islands

  • Cabugao Gamay IslandEntrance fee: P50 per head
  • Antonia Beach –  Entrance fee: P40 her head
  • Tangke Saltwater LagoonEntrance fee: P20/head

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Gigantes Islands Tour Itinerary

SUMMARY OF EXPENSES 2-Way Van Transfer Iloilo-Carles – P250 x 2
1 Island Hopping Day Tour from Las Islas Travel and Tours – P999

Total – P1,499/person

Island Hopping Day Tour Inclusion

Seafood lunch buffet
5 Islands Stops
Entrance fees
Boat Transfer To/From Bancal Port
Environmental Fees

SAMPLE ITINERARY Day 1

0400 Wake Up
0500 ETD Carles/Bancal Port / Van Pickup
0700 ETA Carles/Bancal Port
0715 Register
0730 Breakfast (at own cost)
0800 ETD Start Tour
0900 Tangke Lagoon
1000 Bantigue Island (lunch venue too)
1200 Seafood Lunch Buffet
1300 Antonia Beach
1500 Cabugao Gamay Island
1600 Pulupandan Island
1700 ETA Bancal Port. Iloilo Bound

CONTACT INFO Accredited Tour Coordinator 
Las Islas Travel and Tours

Carles Tourism Office
Globe – 09273978629
Smart – 09124458197

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Gigantes Islands Tour Operator

Gigantes Islands Tour Package for 999 ONLY!

Because of the multiple transfers involved, for groups that want hassle-free travel, it may be more convenient to avail of the services of a tour operator. I highly recommend Las Islas Travel & Tours, a DOT-accredited travel agency advocating responsible tourism. They’re also the first travel agency to offer tour packages in Gigantes Islands before it became so popular.

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There you have it adventurers! Gigantes Islands is surely on its way to being one of the country’s top tourists destinations but I hope it stays the way it is in the years to come.

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Let me know what you think about this paradise. Comment your questions, suggestions and violent reactions.

If you found this post interesting or has helped you out in any way, let me know on the comment as well. Don’t forget to share this post. Until next time, adventurers!

Road, Rail, Sea, Or Sky: Some Travel Tips And Tricks!

Travel Tips

Learning all that there is to know about travel can be a daunting task at first; however, it can definitely pay off in the long run. It takes patience and a wealth of knowledge to get started on the right foot. This article will provide specific tips and hints on how to make the most out travel.

Essential Travel Tips And Tricks

Don’t over-schedule your vacation.

While it is important to plan some activities, especially ones which require tickets or additional travel, leave yourself plenty of free time. There is no better way to see a location than to just wander around. Take the time to explore and see where you end up.

Have a Health Insurance to Back You Up

A useful tip for travelers is to make certain to have sufficient health insurance in place to cover medical expenses in case of injury or illness while abroad. It is often the case that domestic health insurance policies do not provide extensive coverage for treatment and hospitalization in foreign countries. Therefore, it is important to procure such coverage for the entire duration of your trip.

Do not be afraid to ask your tour guide for their credentials.

Many tour guides are often required to carry a permit. Do not be shy about asking to see it. If you are spending your money on their services, it is well within your right to do so.

Get local menus online while you are traveling.

There are often countless restaurants located around hotels. If you have an internet connection where you are staying, use it to look them up online. Often you can find menus on their websites. You can also find directions and relevant reviews.

 

In conclusion, you learned not only some basics about travel but also some specific ways that you can apply it to your own situation. As long as you are committed and have a goal to work toward, the tips in this article should help you find much success and enjoyment.

Travel Made Easy – Tips To Assist In Your Travel Plans

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If vacations are supposed to be relaxing, then why is traveling so stressful? Sometimes, it seems as thought it would be easier to just stay home, but you don’t need to give up on your trip! This article will help you get through the stresses of traveling so that you can kick back and enjoy your time away.

1. Blend In with the Locals

When traveling, you can avoid hassle and reduce travel dangers by blending in. Don’t wear expensive jewelry or location-specific designer brands that mark you as a tourist. Instead, try to dress like the locals do, and don’t draw attention to yourself. Locally-owned businesses and lodging are less likely to be a target for terrorists and pickpockets alike.

2. Bring Things To Keep You Busy on Long Trips, Journeys, or Flights

You should always bring something that will keep you occupied on a flight. A simple entertainer is a pen and paper. You can play games, write poems, draw little sketches, anything you can imagine. This will keep your mind focused so you are not concerned about how much longer the flight will be.

3. Protect Yourself

What types of insurance coverage does your credit card offer? For example, you may enjoy coverage for flights that get cancelled, as long as they were charged to your card. Research can make your trip even better.

4. Bring Your Own Headphones for In-Flight Entertainment

If you are traveling by airplane, be sure to bring along your own headphones. Most in-flight entertainment systems today require that you wear headphones. You may be able to buy them in-flight, but it will be at a greatly inflated cost. Headphones are also a great way to create ‘white noise’ to block out your neighbors and/or the plane noise.

Finally..

Vacations should be fun, not another source of irritation. The tips in this article will help you get through the annoying aspects of traveling, and enjoy all the best parts of it instead. No one should have to spend their vacation worrying. Enjoy your trip, and have a great time!

64 Movies About Travel: Best Travel Films to Inspire Wanderlust

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Do you have a particular travel movie that moved you so much and urge you to hit the road? Movies about travel that will make you want to travel and inspire the wanderlust in you?

From inspiring backpacking movies, movies like Under the Tuscan Sun, or movies like Wild that can inspire a road trip and can make us want to go out and explore the world. As such, they’ve inspired many of us to live out our dreams to travel and go on our own adventures.

So without further ado, here’s my ultimate list of 64  travel movies and films I’ve compiled from all the best travel films listed all over the web   just for you my dear readers and friends.

Movies like Under the Tuscan Sun

That will give you breathtaking views of  Tuscany, Italy. Have you ever traveled to a place and liked it so much you wanted to live there forever? Well, for Frances Mayes (Diane Lane), that is exactly what happens. While on a 10-day trip to Tuscany, Frances impulsively purchases an abandoned villa. This movie is filled with humor, romance, and plenty of gorgeous vistas of Tuscany. This movie will have you packing your bags for Italy.

Where this Travel Movie Takes you: Italy

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More Movies About Traveling

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Into the Wild

One of my favorite movies about travel! Based on a true story, this film takes after Christopher McCandless as he tries to connect with real life and nature. After graduation, Christopher sets out on a road trip through the USA before winding up in Alaska. It reminds us that we all could simplify our lives and that travel is not about what we carry with us but about what we carry inside.

Where this Travel Movie Takes you: USA, Alaska

3 Travel Films: Before Sunrise (1995), Before Sunset (2004) and Before Midnight (2013)

Where this Travel Movie Takes you: Europe

Regarded as one of the most significant films of the 90s, and starring a young Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy, the film tells the story of an American travelling by train around Europe, and a French girl travelling home from Budapest. After striking a conversation on the train and having an instant chemistry, they decide to get off together in Vienna. The couple establish an intense intimacy, share stories, opinions jokes and discover love, all surrounded by backlit buildings, racing against time before sunrise. This is one travel film classic!

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The Bucket List

Where this Travel Movie Takes you: France, India, China, etc.

An all time best travel movie with a message to live life to the fullest, the Bucket List is a tearjerker, and more importantly, a heart-warming film that will inspire you to do all the things that you want to do before you kick the bucket, including traveling. To me, the film also reminds us that life is too short, and we should enjoy it to the fullest.

Tracks (2013)

Where this Travel Movie Takes you: West Australia

This travel movie talks of a young woman who goes on a 1,700-mile trek across the deserts of West Australia with four camels and her faithful dog. More amazing is that it is a travel film based on a true story.

The Lover (1992)

Where this Travel Movie Takes you: Vietnam

Another classic movie about traveling set in Vietnam! The heroes are a Vietnamese man and a French school young lady, who start a relationship together in Saigon. It’s an exquisite, air film, despite the fact that it’s more character-centered than anything.

Movies like Wild…

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Out of Africa (1985)

Where this Travel Movie Takes you: Kenya and the UK

If you want another Meryl Streep travel film that is often considered one of the best travel movies, you should try Out of Africa. Ok, I know it’s an old one, but it definitely deserves a place in the all time favourite travel movies list. Filmed in Kenya and the UK, this classic that has won 7 Oscars and countless other prizes will definitely get you dreaming of Africa. It’s one of those movies that you can watch again and again.

The Hundred Foot Journey (2014)

Where this Travel Movie Takes you: France, India

Here’s another one of my all time best favorite travel movie, the Hundred-Foot Journey is a feel-good movie that takes place in what just might be the most picturesque village in all of France with scenic locations of Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val and the equally enthralling shots of Indian and French cuisine. This travel movie will  show you that indeed “Life has its own flavor.”

Wild (2014)

Where this Travel Movie Takes you: Pacific Northwest in the U.S

Based on a true story of a young lady who sets on a voyage of over a thousand miles with a couple of sick fitting hiking boots and a huge backpack planning to recuperate after the passing of her mom. Wild is full of beautiful scenes throughout the Pacific Northwest in the U.S, a travel movie that will surely make you want to travel!

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In Bruges (2008)

Where this Travel Movie Takes you: Belgium

This is awesome in light of the fact that many people never have motivation to travel to Bruges, despite the fact that it’s an amazing and noteworthy city. As Brendan Gleeson took in the history and read the guidebooks admiring the city, Colin Farrell just kept talking about how much he hated Bruges, which made me love it more.

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013)

Where this Travel Movie Takes you: Iceland, Himalaya and Afghanistan

This is a carefree story for a travel movie night with friends. This movie about traveling includes not your ordinary travel destinations. Many of the scenes (even the ones from Himalaya and Afghanistan) are shot in Iceland. The incredible undertakings of Walter Mitty will leave you yearning for an extraordinary adventure of your own.

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On The Road (2012)

Where this Travel Movie Takes you: United States

A youthful author with two companions sets off by stolen autos visiting the United States looking for freedom and insane undertakings. Difficulty, misfortune, and liberality drive the lust to wander in this travel film adaption of the original Kerouac novel. As with all movies about travel, it’ll never satisfy everyone. But it does expose how a life where you need to travel is … just … messy sometimes.

Up in the Air (2009)

Where this Travel Movie Takes you: United States

George Clooney stars as Ryan, organizations contract him to fly all across the country to inform strangers they’ve lost their job. An obsessive frequent flyer, he’s going to achieve his objective of getting a million miles. This travel movie gives you a glance into corporate America and the domestic airports that shuttle workers around the country is in. An emotionally deft movie about travel that will give you one hilarious look at life on the road.

 

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The Beach (2000)

Where this Travel Movie Takes you: Thailand

This travel movie follows Leonardo DiCaprio (before he had a dadbod :D) in the gorgeous crystal clear waters of Ko Phi Phi Lee, Thailand. Those beaches, those parties, those people. It appeared to be superb. Backpackers in Asia are always reading the book, and the travel film plays in all the guesthouses. It says something about our hopes for the road: we want to find our own idyllic, romantic paradise. The one we all think won’t be destroyed, but will. It is a great reflection on the hopes and realities of travel.

Midnight in Paris (2011)

Where this Travel Movie Takes you: Paris, France

There have been a lot of travel movies shot in Paris, however not very many can nail it like Woody Allen’s Midnight in Paris. Owen Wilson strolling around Paris moves to another world. In the same way as other travelers in the City of Light, he backtracks the means of Parisian creatives past, drinking coffee in the same places they once did—until, late one night, an auto of these extremely symbols shows up, clearing him back so as to a night of celebration among the literati of the 1920s. Sure it’s time travel, but past or present, Paris always enchants.

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Little Miss Sunshine (2006)

Where this Travel Movie Takes you: California, USA

Lovely, cute, inappropriate and hilarious, Little Miss Sunshine tells the story of a dysfunctional family that went on an unusually blissful and funny road trip to California, to fulfill the dream of their sweet little girl.

The Rum Diary (2011)

Where this Travel Movie Takes you: Vega Baja, Puerto Rico

This movie about travel tells the increasingly unhinged story of journalist Paul Kemp (Depp) as he travels to the pristine island of Puerto Rico. It is within this world that Kemp ultimately discovers his true voice as a writer and integrity as a man.

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The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011)

Where this Travel Movie Takes you: United Kingdom

Confronting widowhood, and the realities of aging, a group of British retirees travel to India to move in what they thought is a newly restored hotel. And find it to be not exactly what they expected, they get a great cultural lesson and immersion experience. It just goes to show you what expectations can do, and how much fun you can have when you have a great group of people.

Hector and the Search for Happiness (2014)

Where this Travel Movie Takes you: University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

A psychiatrist searches the globe to find the secret of happiness.

Eat Pray Love (2010)

Where this Travel Movie Takes you: New York City (United States), Rome and Naples (Italy), Delhi and Pataudi (India), Ubud and Padang-Padang Beach at Bali (Indonesia)

The book-turned-travel film motion picture Eat Pray Love, since its release has been moving people to travel, and look for a life or profession outside the huge humming cities. Yet another travel movie of the genuine story and diary by Liz Gilbert, Julia Roberts plays her and outwardly takes us through her transformational journey to self-disclosure through eating in Italy, praying in India and loving in Bali. A travel movie for all senses.

Have you seen these movies? Which travel films here are your favorite of all time?

Did we miss anything? And if you have any movies about traveling that were not mentioned, feel free to leave a comment and let me know.Cheers!

11-11 Lazada Online Revolution – Flash Sale Schedule – November 11, 2017

lazada online revolution 2017

Hi everyone!

Let me share to you Lazada’s complete FLASH SALE SCHEDULE to guide you on their biggest ONLINE SALE this NOVEMBER 9-11, 2017

Flash Sale – November 11, 2017 – PART 1 of 4

Timeslot Category Product SRP Flash Sale Price
12nn Mobiles & Tablets O+ Compact Pro 16GB (Rose Gold) 11,990 2,999
12am Fashion Keds  WF53400 CH Metallic Native Dot Women’s Sneaker Shoes (Magenta) 1,955 1,200
12am Sports & Outdoors Spinning Bike (Black/Red) 14,999 3,799
12am Watches Sunglasses Jewellery Casio Youth Men’s Black Resin Strap Watch AE-1000W-1B with 1 Year Warranty (T1Y) 1,495 6,99
12am Health & Beauty Olay Night Ritual Set 3,498 999
12am Health & Beauty Colourette Halloween Supramatte in Harley 499 250
12am Home Appliances EZY ES-66F 1.7 Cu. ft. Refrigerator (Green)  5,999 3,499
12am Tools, DIY & Outdoor Bosch GLM 25 Laser Measure 4,500 2499
12am TV, Audio/Video, Gaming & Wearables JBL T450 Headphone Black 3,299 599
12am Computers & Laptops Asus Vivo Book E12 E203NAH-FD010T Intel Dual-Core Celeron N3350 Windows 10 11.6″ HD Glare   14,995.00 11,699.00
8am Baby & Toys Philips Avent SCF694/23 Feeding Bottle 9oz Twin Pack (Pink) 1,200 696
8am Home Appliances Basketball Popcorn Maker 1,799 549
8am Media, Music & Books Kid’s Fruit Guitar Set of 4 (Kiwi, Orange, Strawberry, Watermelon) 799 349
8am Kitchen & Dining Slique Easy Stack Rectangle Food Container 3pc Set 500ml Green 200 99
8am Mobiles & Tablets Infinix S2 Pro X522 32GB (Opal Blue) 8,990 5,899
8am Cameras A7 Action Sports Camera (Black) 2,200 439
8am Computers & Laptops Zeus M-710 Gaming Keyboard and Mouse Bundle   1,299 349
8am Sports & Outdoors XiX XT-999 29er Alloy Mountain Bike Green 12,999.00 6,499
8am Fashion CLN Tyra Flip Flops Slippers (Blue) 499 199
10am Home Appliances Matrix MX-MW20PY78-L Microwave Oven 20L  4,599 1,999
10am Furniture & Décor Beverly’s Christmas Tree 5ft. 130S (White) 4,797 899
10am Mobiles & Tablets Cherry Mobile Cubix Cube Play HD 8GB (Black)  3,499 2,199
10am TV, Audio/Video, Gaming & Wearables Ace 24″ Super Slim Full HD LED TV Black LED-802 with Tempered Glass 7,999 3,899
10am Computers & Laptops Toshiba Canvio Ready 3.0 1TB Portable Hard Drive   6,999 2,398
10am Bags and Travel CLN Ferrer Shoulder Bag with Pouch (Navy) 1,899 1,111
10am Watches Sunglasses Jewellery Timeless Manila Charlotte Chrono Crystal Watch (Bronze) with free Slim LED (Navy Blue) 499 199
10am Baby & Toys Chicco Liquid Sterilsystem 1000ml 379.75 199

Flash Sale – November 11, 2017 – PART 2 of 4

Timeslot Category Product SRP Flash Sale Price
12nn Cameras Xiaomi Xiao Fang Yi CCTV MI IP Cam Night Vision 1080P Full HD (White) 1,249 839
12nn Computers & Laptops Lenovo IdeaPad 320-14IAP N4200 QC Quad Core 14in Win10 Home EM 18,495 14,299
12nn Mobiles & Tablets Pineng PN-969 20000mah Powerbank (Black/Red) 2,699 649
12nn Fashion New York Sneakers Pixe Slip On Shoes(WHITE) 998 349
12nn Sports & Outdoors Bestway Inflatable Double Person Air Bed (Blue)   1,299 699
12nn Health & Beauty Maybelline Hypercurl Mascara – Black 199 99
12nn Health & Beauty Slimina Weight Loss Capsules 1,300 910
12nn Mother & Baby  Chicco Wellbeing Bottle 330ml 599.75 278
12nn Media, Music & Books 61 Keys Digital Music Electronic Keyboard Piano 1499 699
12nn Home Appliances American Legacy (Halogen Oven) Turbo Broiler (Black) 2,499 1,299
12nn Tools, DIY & Outdoor Dremel Rotary Tool 3000 N/10 with free Dremel 110pc. Accessory Kit 5,499 1,999
2pm Bags and Travel Happy Travel 520# ABS Hard Case 20+24 Ultralight Luggage Sets of 2 5,999 2,699
2pm Fashion Loose Korean-style cotton men’s short sleeve round neck T-shirt  (Chusihai panda gray) 4,536 579
4pm Health & Beauty L’OREAL PARIS COLOR RICHE MOIST MATTE BP501 PEACHY BROWN 400 200
4pm Furniture & Décor Tickle Children’s Folding Wardrobe Organizer 1,999 749
4pm Health & Beauty Cardinal Electronic Blood Pressure Monitor 105  1,999 599
4pm Home Appliances Nikon Tough Mama NTM-IC3 Ceramic Induction Cooker (Black) with FREE Induction Stainless Pot 1,599 799
4pm Kitchen & Dining Slique Extendable Rack 1,099 319
4pm Kitchen & Dining Slique SLQ-0703-24-PU 24pc Cutlery Set (Purple) 1,709 399
4pm Mobiles & Tablets Romoss Sense 4P 10,400mAH Dual Output Display LED Power Bank ( White ) 1,799 429
4pm Mobiles & Tablets Alcatel Shine Lite 2GB RAM 16GB ROM (Satin Gold) 6,999 4,499
4pm Computers & Laptops Acer Chromebook 5 in 1 Bundle 18,999 14,499
4pm Cameras APPO V380s Home Wireless Smart Security Surveillance IP Camera (White) 3,599 739
4pm Bags and Travel Urban Hikers Lash Tab Casual Backpack (Plain Brown)  Buy 1 Take 1 (color may vary) 899 459
4pm Watches Sunglasses Jewellery Geneva Elizabeth Women’s Leather Strap Watch Buy 1 Take 1 700 229
 Flash Sale – November 11, 2017 – PART 3 of 4
Timeslot Category Product SRP Flash Sale Price
6pm Home Appliances American Heritage 1.5 L Rice Cooker AHRC-6073 (Stainless) 799 599
6pm Motors RXR 007 Open Face Motorcycle Helmet (Flourescent Red) 1,799 795
6pm Kitchen & Dining Palmer 8pc Stainless Steel Cookware Set with Glass Lid and Bakelite 2,499 1,199
6pm Tools, DIY & Outdoor Stanley 40 pcs Home Tool Set with Bag 2,499 1,799
6pm TV, Audio/Video, Gaming & Wearables Sparc 32″ Slim Smart LED HDTV with free Wall Mount Bracket 8,999 5,999
6pm Mobiles & Tablets APPO A10s  10.1″ Wi-Fi Plus Dual SIM Cellular HD Screen Metal Case Tablet 16GB (GOLD) 6,798 2,529
6pm Cameras 2.7″ Car DVR Camera Full HD Parking Video Recorder Dash Cam Night Vision 1,599 419
6pm Computers & Laptops Canon IP2870S Pixma InkJet Printer (Black) 3,999 1,369
6pm Sports & Outdoors Upright Stationary Bike (Black) 5,500 1,799
6pm Fashion Cotton Republic Classy Denim Ripped Denim Jeans – Selena (Denim Blue) 1,288 345
6pm Health & Beauty Puritan’s Pride Milk Thistle Silymarin 4:1 Extract 1000mg 90 softgels Set of 1 Bottle 740 463.2
6pm Health & Beauty GLUTA-SLIM XTRIM GOLD 30s 5,990 1,248
6PM Fashion zanzea Women Long Sleeve Blouse Casual Loose Shirt (Pink) 1,400 559
6PM Furniture & Décor Hot air balloon Shape Wall Living Room Background Wall Stickers – intl 978 341
6PM Furniture & Décor Romantic wedding table candle holder candle Sets 4,480 1,083
6pm Fashion Sexy female Slim fit slimming dress skirt  (8859 black) 4,536 780
8pm Cameras W8 4K Ultra HD 2″ Wi-Fi Sports Action Camera (Black) 2,999 1,199
8pm Mobiles & Tablets ODSCN 108 1.77”Basic Mobile Phone Dual Sim (Black) 998 355
8pm TV, Audio/Video, Gaming & Wearables KingDo Brand M165 Bluetooth Earphone(Black) with Free LED Watch (Pink) 799 189
8pm TV, Audio/Video, Gaming & Wearables Samsung 49″ UA49M6300AGXXP FHD Curved Smart TV Series 6 49,999 27,999
8pm Computers & Laptops Acer Aspire VX15 VX5-591G-532R Intel Core i5 NVIDIA GTX 10-Series Windows 10 Gaming Laptop with free Laptop bag and 16GB Flash Drive 54,999 39,999
8pm Watches Sunglasses Jewellery Glamorosa Organic Glittered Couple Ring (Gold) 1,400 299

Flash Sale – November 11, 2017 – PART 4 of 4

Timeslot Category Product SRP Flash Sale Price
8pm TV, Audio/Video, Gaming & Wearables Sound Bytes N10 Extreme Bluetooth Speaker (Blue) 288 209
8pm Bags and Travel Kingslong KLB1131350 and Techno Tamashi TH780 2,599 1,199
8pm Fashion Tanggo Kathy Fashion Sneakers Women’s Rubber Shoes (navy blue) 998 349
8pm Health & Beauty Skin-A-Peel One Day Peeling Solution for Face and Body 60ml 2,900 1,295
8pm Health & Beauty Indoplas Arm Type Full Automatic BP Blood Pressure Monitor 1,999 599
8pm Motors YAMAHA Genuine Parts&Accessories Side Mirror 899 199
8pm Home Appliances Fukuda FSW62 6.2kg Single Tub Washing Machine (White) with FREE Fukuda FI99D Dry Iron 4,599 2,799
8pm Home & Living Sleep Essentials Premium Limited Collection Dark Brown Plain Bedsheet 3 Piece Bedding Set (1 Fitted Bedsheets with 2 Pillowcases) (Fits 3″ to 6″ Bed Cushion) 1,000 399
8PM Furniture & Décor 5d Diy Diamond Painting Rhinestones  Cross Stitch Home Decor L615 956 369
8PM Furniture & Décor Peony Pattern Voile Curtain (Brown) 1,839 582
8pm Fashion Valon men’s s running-shoes-black 1,633 1,474
8pm Fashion BYL lattice ladies long sleeve T-shirt loose shirt gablue 357 308
10pm Sports & Outdoors RockBros Polarized Cycling Bike Bicycle Sunglasses Glasses Goggles (Black) 1,899 459
10pm Bags and Travel Herschel Packable Daypack Backpack (Red/Black) 1,890.00 1,299
10pm Watches Sunglasses Jewellery NARY 6125 Lovers’classical Steel-belt Quartz Couple Watch 799 299
10pm Health & Beauty Durex Invisible Extra Thin, Extra Sensitive Condoms 10s Set of 2 1,099 449
10pm Home Appliances Matrix MX-I1812 Dry Flat Iron (White) 699 299
10pm Kitchen & Dining Slique 30-pc Complete Bakeware Starter Set (Green) 5,999 999
10pm Mobiles & Tablets X-BO M1 32GB ROM 2GB RAM QUAD-CORE 1.3GHZ(Black) 14,999 3,335
10pm Cameras Sricam SP012 1280×720 720p P2P Wireless Security IP Camera (Black) Set of 2 6,299 2,199
10pm Mobiles & Tablets APPO A7 Wifi Upgraded HD Screen 512MB RAM 8GB ROM Quad-Core Cortex A7 1.5G Hz Tablet (Black) 3,118 1,245
10pm Computers & Laptops Acer TravelMate TMB117-M-C4WR 11.6″ Intel Celeron N3160 2GB Windows 10 Netbook (Black) with Free Acer Sleeve   18,990.00    13,699.00 
10PM Fashion NIKE MEN AIR FORCE 1 ULTRAFORCE LTHR BLUE 845052-400 US7-11 10′ 7,884 4,599
10PM Fashion NIKE MEN AIR PEGASUS ’89 EGD SHOE ELECTROLIME 876111-300 US7-11 01′ 6,800 4,399
10PM Health & Beauty Miss Hana Brightening Cream 30ml 938 549

lazada online revolution 2017

Online Revolution

Lazada Philippines holds the biggest online sale in the Philippines each year called Online Revolution. It starts on Nov. 11 and ends on Dec. 12. This year, it starts earlier on November 9, 2017.

Shopping at Lazada offers the following options:

  • Cash on Delivery
  • No Sign-ups needed
  • Express Delivery
  • Free & Easy Returns
  • Free Shipping
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Lazada Online Revolution – Flash Sale Schedule – November 10, 2017

lazada online revolution 2017

Hi everyone!

Let me share to you Lazada’s complete FLASH SALE SCHEDULE to guide you on their biggest ONLINE SALE this NOVEMBER 9-11, 2017

Flash Sale – November 10, 2017 – PART 1 of 4

Timeslot Category URL SRP Flash Sale Price
12am Computers & Laptops  Seagate Backup Plus Slim 1TB Portable External Hard Drive USB 3.0 for Windows and Mac (Black)     3,700 2,745
12am Sports & Outdoors Foldable Stationary Bike (Black/Red) 7,999 2,299
12am Sports & Outdoors KOREAN VOGUE KV7001 Student  2 Pieces Backpack Ladies Set Bag (Dark Blue) 1,999 449
12am Watches Sunglasses Jewellery Casio Youth Men’s Stainless Steel Strap Watch A159WA-N1D with 1 Year Warranty (T1Y) 1,495 499
12am Health & Beauty Olay Total Effects Daytime Glow Collection 1,598 799
12am Mother & Baby Huggies Dry Pants XL – (60 pcs) 678 508
12am Mother & Baby  Cradle Baby Bottle and Nipple Cleanser / Wash Refill Pack (500mL x 3) 717 499
12am Health & Beauty Elite Compact Nebulizer (w/ complete accessories) 2,999 599
12am Tools, DIY & Outdoor Dremel Rotary Tool 3000 N/10 with free Dremel 110pc. Accessory Kit 5,499 1,999
12am Media, Music & Books Serenata S101 Digital Keyboard (Black) 2,199 1,099
12am MOTORS Rear View Mirror Car Camcorder 4.3 Inch 1080HD (Black) 1,899 799
8am Sports & Outdoors XiX XT-777 27.5 Alloy Mountain Bike White 11,999 5,999
8am Fashion Vargaux Stanley Men’s Regular Fit Jeans 1,299 350
8am Watches Sunglasses Jewellery Timeless Manila Cheska Classic Linear Metal Watch (Oldrose) with free Slim LED (Navy Blue) 629 199
8am Mother & Baby Tickle TMN- 002 4-in-1 Multi-function Baby Diaper Tote Handbag Set (Dark Blue) 1,299 382
8am Mother & Baby Mamypoko  Extra Dry Skin Tape Diaper XL 30pcs 460 322
8am Kitchen & Dining Slique Easy Stack Square Food Container 3pc Set 500ml Pink   213 99
8am Motors NFSC – Auto-Gard Microfiber Starter Pack 3’s 149 99
8am Home Appliances Demotech Portable USB Juice Blender 380mL (Black) 1,499 299
8am TV, Audio / Video, Gaming & Wearables RD-805 800 Lumens Mini LED Projector (Black) 4,000 1,999
8am Computers & Laptops Zeus MK-220 Basic Keyboard with Ten Multimedia Function Keys  899 129
8am Cameras ENLAN A11 Sport-MRE 3G Smart Digital HD Camera Phone (Black) 3,800 2,199
8am Computers & Laptops Lenovo Miix 3 (80JB0003PP) Intel Bay Trail Z3735F 7.85in Black 9,495 4,999
8am TV, Audio / Video, Gaming & Wearables JBL Trip Portable Speaker 4,995 1,599

Flash Sale – November 10, 2017 – PART 2 of 4

Timeslot Category URL SRP Flash Sale Price
10am Mother & Baby Tiny Buds Organic Baby Wipes Set of 4 (65 Pulls) 600 480
10am Mother & Baby Avent Natural Feeding Bottle 9oz Twin Pack 1,100 638
10am Home & Living Christmas Tree 8ft. 280S (White) 7,497 1,899
10am Home Appliances Electric Barbecue Grill Outdoor BBQ  2,299 399
10am Home Appliances American Legacy Ceiling Fan (Wood Blade) 2,799 1,499
10am Mobiles & Tablets ET-POP E-103 Sweet Cookie 20000mAh Power Bank with LED Flashlight (Orange) 3,000 319
10am Computers & Laptops Lenovo 110-14IBR (80T60052PH) Intel Quad Core N3160 Windows 10 14″ Laptop (Black) 16,999 12,699
10am Cameras GoPro Hero5 Black 12MP 4K Ultra HD Action Camera 22,999 16,999
10am Mobiles & Tablets SAMSUGN GALAXY J3 SMJ320Y 8GB (Gold)  7,990 4,290
10am Watches Sunglasses Jewellery Curren Stainless Steel Strap Unisex Watch 8023 (Silver/Black) 1,312 389
10am Fashion New Balance N34Q417 FUEL CORE COAST REFLEC Men’s Lifestyle (Black) 3,995 2,299
10am Furniture & Décor Home Retro Double Bell Desk Alarm Clock – intl 1,273 458
10am Men’s Jewelry Spring Made by fashion titanium steel men’s stud 4,424 257
12nn Motors PRO-BIKER Sports Racing Short Gloves Gloves Motorcycle Racing Motorbike Motorcycle Fingerless Outdoor Sports Gloves M (Black) 800 199
12nn Home Appliances Imarflex TY-2400G 8 in 1 Health Grill 11″ Diameter Ceramic Plate  1,999 1,299
12nn Furniture & Décor Tailee Furniture #1503 Dressing Table with Stool and Mirror (Wenge)   4,242 2,199
12nn Special Promotions Digital LCD Electronic Tempered Glass Bathroom Weighing Scale 8mm (Square) 1,300 199
12nn TV, Audio / Video, Gaming & Wearables Toshiba 40L1600EE 40-inch Full HD 1080p LED TV 15,999 13,999
12nn Cameras Sricam SP017 1280×720 720p HD Security IP Camera (White/Black) 5,199 1,389
12nn Mobiles & Tablets Lenovo Vibe K6 Note 4GB RAM/32GB ROM (Gold)  11,999 6,299
12nn Computers & Laptops ASUS VivoBook Max X441NA-GA038T Intel Celeron N3450 14″ LED backlit HD Glare Panel Windows 10 Laptop (Chocolate Brown) with FREE ASUS Nereus Backpack and Accutone Aquarius 102dB In-Ear Headphone with Mic 20,999.00 14,399.00
12nn Computers & Laptops Acer Switch One Intel AtomTM X5-Z8350 Quad Core 10.1″ Multi Touch Screen Win 10 12,999.00 10,199.00
12nn Bags and Travel BENCH- BGE0397BK3 Men’s Postman Bag (Black) 500 325
12nn Health & Beauty  Mistine White Spa Summer UV3 Lotion with Arbutin and Glutathione 200mL 349 199
 Flash Sale – November 10, 2017 – PART 3 of 4
Timeslot Category URL SRP Flash Sale Price
2pm Computers & Laptops  WD My Passport 2017 1TB  (Orange) 5,999 2,699
2pm Mobiles & Tablets  Lenovo Tab3 Essential 7-inch 8GB Wi-Fi Only (Black)   4,999 2,699
2pm Cameras Nikon D3400 Kit with AF-P 18-55mm VR lens 24,999 18,499
2pm Computers & Laptops  Asus VivoBook E402NA-GA251T, Slim 14-inch Celeron Quad Core N3450, 4GB DDR3, 32GB eMMC, Windows10 18,999 12,999
2pm Mobiles & Tablets  Cherry Mobile Flare A3 8GB (Gold) 3,299 1,899
2pm Special Promotions  NARY 6104 Couple’s Digital Stainless Steel Quartz Watch 1,200 299
2pm Mother & Baby  Chicco Natural Feeling Bottle 150ml Regular Flow – Blue 550 357
2pm Special Promotions  Tickle DM-300 Non Contact Infrared Body Thermometer (White) 1,799 449
2pm Health & Beauty  FIT ME MATTE PORELESS FDT 128 WARM NUDE 399 279
2pm Home Appliances  Matrix MX-KC1509 0.6 HP Window Type Air Conditioner (White) 8,999 5,199
4pm Fashion New York Sneakers Cody Rubber Shoes(GREY/RED) 1,598 629
4pm Health & Beauty  Warts Removal Cream -Organic  1,500 600
4pm Mother & Baby  Philips Avent Classic Feeding Bottle Pack of 3 9oz 1,500 870
4pm Mother & Baby  Tiny Buds Laundry Powder 1kg Set of 2 (Blue) 530 415
4pm Health & Beauty  Indoplas Electronic Blood Pressure Monitor 105 1,999 599
4pm Home Appliances  American Heritage AHOT-6179 8L Oven Toaster (Black) 999 649
4pm Kitchen & Dining  Ikea Steka Frying Pan (Black) Buy 1 Take 1 950 239
4pm Kitchen & Dining  Pyrex 9.5″ Easy Grab Pie Plate Baking Dish (Atlantic Blue) 765 499
4pm Cameras  KODAK PIXPRO FZ43 4x Optical Zoom 16MP 2.7in LCD Black  3,499 2,499
6pm Mother & Baby  Pampers Premium Care Diaper New Born 26s – 8 Packs 1,992 1,593
6pm Home Appliances  Tough Mama NTMBG-3 Glass Blender 1.25L (White)  1,159 549
6pm Kitchen & Dining  Slique 25pcs Stainless Steel Kitchen Sets (Black) 3,499 999
6pm TV, Audio / Video, Gaming & Wearables  Avision 40″ Full HD LED TV Black 40K785 with FREE Wall Bracket 27,999 10,699
6pm Mobiles & Tablets  Pineng PN-999 20000mAh Power Bank (Gold) 2,899 769
6pm Computers & Laptops  Lenovo IdeaCentre AIO 510-23ISH 42,990 27,499
6pm Watches Sunglasses Jewellery  Athena & Co. 18K Gold Plated Diamond Cross Pendant Necklace – gold 1,499 299
6pm TV, Audio / Video, Gaming & Wearables  Xiaomi Mi Band 2 Smart Bluetooth Wristband (Black)  2,932 1,199
Flash Sale – November 10, 2017 – PART 4 of 4

 

Timeslot Category URL SRP Flash Sale Price
8pm Home Appliances EZY ES-88F Refrigerator 3.2 cu.ft. (Stainless Gray)  8,999 5,999
8pm Motors Marvel Open-Face Helmet Kawaii Series Group 191 (White) 2,095 1,495
8pm Kitchen & Dining Slique 3pc Bakeware Set (Gray) 7,875 399
8pm Mobiles & Tablets Doogee X20L 5.0″ Inch 2GB ROM 16GB RAM Quad Core 1.25GHz (Black) 4,995 3,109
8pm TV, Audio / Video, Gaming & Wearables The Platinum Kool Sound Junior Lite KS-5 DVD Karaoke Player (Black)NBuilt-in 6900 Songs with Free High-End Wired Microphone and Strontium Pollex Series 8GB Flash Drive 2,999 1,999
8pm Computers & Laptops ACER EXTENSA 15 EX2519-C49F Intel Celeron Dual Core N3060 Windows 10 Home Single Language 16,999 14,499
8pm Watches Sunglasses Jewellery Geneva Classic Round Ladies Bracelet Strap Watch (Rose Pink/Gold/ Silver) and with Geneva 179 Watch (White) 999 449
8pm Health & Beauty Colourpop Ultra Matte Lipstick 3.2g (More Better) 1,200 497
8pm Health & Beauty Snow Caps L-Glutathione 500mg Capsules 30’s 1,199 899
8PM Watches Sunglasses Jewellery Thomas Earnshaw LONGITUDE ES-8006-09 Men’s Green Genuine Leather Strap Watch – intl 12,754 3,099
8PM Sports & Outdoors ADIDAS MEN Manchester United Fc Home Jersey SHIRT AC1414 S-XXL 10′ 5,797 2,299
10pm Computers & Laptops Lenovo Ideapad 310-15IKB i7-7500U 15.6″ HD LED 12GB Ram 1TB Windows 10 45,000 28,499
10pm TV, Audio / Video, Gaming & Wearables Tesla Invader III 240W Variable Box Mod Electronic Cigarette (Black) 2,999 1,487
10pm Bags and Travel Barrel Spinner Set of 3 Luggage Set – Red 9,000 3,999
10pm Watches Sunglasses Jewellery WI061OTAA5H6NNANPH-11579561 3,000 598
10pm Fashion Skechers Ladies Bra Sally (Black) 595 200
10pm Health & Beauty Tongkat Ali Root Capsules – Nature’s Best Testosterone Booster and Most Potent Aphrodisiac 500mg 999 699
10pm Health & Beauty GLUTA-TIME X-TRIM GOLD 30s 5,990 1,187
10pm Home Appliances  Union UGSD-88 8.8kg Spin Dryer 3,199 1,999
10pm Bedding & Bath Sleep Essentials Premium Limited Collection Black Plain Bedsheet Single 36″ x 78″ 999 399
10pm Watches Sunglasses Jewellery Daniel Wellington Dapper York 38mm – intl  10,300 5,599

lazada online revolution 2017

Online Revolution

Lazada Philippines holds the biggest online sale in the Philippines each year called Online Revolution. It starts on Nov. 11 and ends on Dec. 12. This year, it starts earlier on November 9, 2017.

Shopping at Lazada offers the following options:

  • Cash on Delivery
  • No Sign-ups needed
  • Express Delivery
  • Free & Easy Returns
  • Free Shipping

11-11 Lazada Online Revolution – Complete Flash Sale Schedule – November 9, 2017

Hi everyone!

Let me share to you Lazada’s complete FLASH SALE SCHEDULE to guide you on their biggest ONLINE SALE this NOVEMBER 9-11, 2017

Flash Sale – November 9, 2017 – PART 1

 

Time Category Product SRP FLASH SALE
12am Motors Motorcycle Dry Fit Jersey Longsleeve with Gear Set  – Small (Black) 1,299 599
12am Home Appliances Fukuda SF164XS 16″ Banana Blade Plastic Stand Fan (Black) Buy 1 Take 1   2,399 1,199
12am Tools,DIY & Outdoors Bosch Promoline 108pcs Multi function Hand Tool Set (Blue) 2,750 1,799
12am Mobiles & Tablets Cherry Mobile OnRev Astro 2 4GB (Red) 1,699 999
12am TV, Audio & Video & Gaming Ace 32″ Slim LED TV Black LED-808 DN4 9,999 4,999
12am Cameras GoPro Hero4 Session 9,990 6,349
12am Mobiles & Tablets Phoenix WinTab 7 Intel Quad-Core 1GB+16GB 7-inch 800 x 1280 IPS LCD Display Windows 8.1 Wifi Tablet   5,999 3,599
12am Computers & Laptops Sandisk OTG SDDD2-032G 32GB with Sandisk Micro SD Class 10 32GB 2,170 949
12am Computers & Laptops HP Deskjet 1112 2,500 899
12am Bag & Travel Travel Basic Ciao Neal Small Hard Suitcase (Black) 2,000 999
12am Watches, Sunglasses & Jewels Casio G-Shock Men’s Black Resin Strap Watch GA-100-1A4D with  1 Year Warranty (T1Y) 5,995 2,995
12am Mother & Baby Huggies Dry Diapers Newborn – (40pcs) 238 111
12am Health & Beauty Snow Caps L-Glutathione 500mg Capsules 30’s 1,199 899
8am Mobiles & Tablets Romoss Sense 6P 20000mAh Dual Output LED Display Power Bank (White) 4,599 749
8am Computers & Laptops Acer Chromebook CB3-131-C4NW N2840 2.16Ghz  Celeron 11.6″ Chrome OS   12,999.00      9,499.00 
8am Computers & Laptops VINOVO V4  5.5 inch Touchscreen Quad Core 1GB RAM 8GB ROM  Super-Slim Smart Phone (Black) 4,998 1,779
8am TV, Audio & Video & Gaming Cordya YG-500 1200 Lumens Home Theater 1080p Full HD LED Portable Projector (Black) 6,800 3,239
8am Cameras  Sricam SP012 1280×720 720p P2P Wireless Security IP Camera (Black) 3,400 1,119
8am Mobiles & Tablets Cloudpad XTAB 32GB (Black) with Free Halo Keyboard and Case     4,899.00      3,799.00 
8am Sports & Outdoors Nitecore Extend BMX#20 Folding Steel Bike (Green) 7,999 3,799
8am Watches, Sunglasses & Jewels Yazole Men’s Blue Ray Glass Chronograph Style Brown Leather Strap Watch 1,000 248
8am Fashion Sebago Ryde Two Eye Sneakers (Black Leather) 4,500 1,999
8am Health & Beauty VEET Sensitive Touch Electric Trimmer for Women  2,999 899
8am Mother & Baby Cetaphil Baby Gentle Wash and Shampoo (Paraben Free) 230 ml Set of 2 1,200 749
8am Mother & Baby Huggies Dry Pants Medium (Holiday Pack) – 34 pcs x 4 packs (136 pcs) 1,020 663
8am Kitchen & Dining Slique Easy Stack Round Food Container 3pc Set 600ml Green 225 99

Flash Sale – November 9, 2017 – PART 2a

Time Category Product SRP FLASH SALE
10am Fashion Kamisa By Kultura Baseball Cap and Tee (L)  300 150
10am Sports & Outdoors Decathlon Quechua ARPENAZ 10L DAY HIKING BACKPACK 1,288 199
10am Watches, Sunglasses & Jewels Silverworks X3239 Heart Pendant Necklace and Earrings 850 199
10am Health & Beauty Healthy Choices Automatic Blood Pressure Monitor 750 600
10am Health & Beauty Maybelline Color Sensational Powder Matte Touch of Nude 299 199
10am Mother & Baby Chicco 2 in 1 Sterilizer 2,499 1,798
10am Mother & Baby Wyeth® BONAKID PRE-SCHOOL® 3+ Powdered Milk Drink for Children Over 3 Years Old, 1 Can x 900g   516 258
10am Home Appliances American Legacy Handy Vacuum Cleaner (Blue) 1,799 999
10am Furniture & Décor DIY 5-Cube Shoe Cabinet with Doors (Yellow Green) 3,999 519
10am Cameras Xiaomi Yi 720P HD Smart WiFi Home IP Camera (White) 3,500 1,799
10am Mobiles & Tablets Infinix Note 4 X572 3GB RAM 32GB ROM (Champagne Gold) 18,000 5,799
10am Computers & Laptops ACER ASPIRE ES1-332-P1N4 PEN-N4200/4GB/500GB/13.3/W10 (BLACK)   18,450.00    14,999.00 
10am Computers & Laptops SanDisk SDDD2-032G 32GB OTG Flashdrive 999 505
12nn Mother & Baby Pampers Baby Dry Diaper New Born 40s 283 226
12nn Health & Beauty Aim Global Burn Slim 30 Tablets (Buy 1 take 1) 2,200 749
12nn Home Appliances Demotech Portable Garment Steamer (White/Gray) 1,199 299
12nn Tools,DIY & Outdoors 24pcs Portable Flashlight Tool Box Set 1,200 199
12nn TV, Audio & Video & Gaming Microsoft Xbox 360E 4GB and Kinect Sensor Camera Set with Free Kinect Adventures and Kinect Sports Ultimate Collection 22,999 10,499
12nn TV, Audio & Video & Gaming Modoex M9 Phone Quad Smart Watch (Black) Buy 1 Take 1 (Silver) 1,885 699
12nn Mobiles & Tablets Asus ZenFone 3 Laser 4GB RAM 32GB ROM with Fingerprint Sensor (Gold)  11,995 7,299
12nn Mobiles & Tablets MOTOROLA MOTO C 4G 1GB + 16GB LTE (BLACK)  4,299 2,899
12nn Cameras  Nikon Coolpix A10 16.1MP 5x Optical Zoom (Black) with FREE 8GB SD Card 4,999 3,999
12nn Computers & Laptops Asus X541NA-GQ079T Intel Quad-Core Celeron N3450, 4GB, 500GB, 14 “, Win 10 (Silver)   20,999.00    15,799.00 
12nn Fashion Tanggo Leo Fashion Sneakers Men’s Rubber Shoes (black) 998 349
12nn Bag & Travel Portable single shoulder diagonal four-piece retro bags (beige) 2,699 999

Flash Sale – November 9, 2017 – PART 2b

Time Category Product SRP FLASH SALE
2pm Motors HNJ 518 Open Face Safe and Convenient Motorcycle Helmet (Black) 1,699 499
2pm Home Appliances Union UGSF-1639 WindPlus 16″ Stand Fan (Black) 1,499 749
2pm Home Appliances iSAFE iSF-10BEI Safe Electronic Digital Hotel Safety Vault (Beige) 2,899 1,099
2pm Media, Music & Books Jazz Drum and Chair Set Kids Early Education Toy Percussion Instrument (Blue) 599 299
2pm Cameras APPO W9 12MP 2″ 1080P Ultra HD  Plus WIFI Waterproof Sports Action Camera (Black) 2,598 969
2pm TV, Audio & Video & Gaming ZEUS A-120  2.1Speaker (Black) 999 559
2pm Mobiles & Tablets ETtab C10 10.6″ Wi-Fi + Cellular Tablet 16GB (White) 7,200 2,580
2pm Computers & Laptops Epson L360 Multifunction Printer (Black) 12,999 6,495
2pm Bag & Travel Ukiyo-e Travel 3-Piece Set – S 900 549
2pm Mother & Baby Philips Avent Combined Baby Food Steamer and Blender 12,000 6,960
2pm Health & Beauty Japan Ishigaki Amino Classic White (60 capsules/bottle) (FDA Approved)  1,720 999
2pm Health & Beauty Elizabeth Arden Green Tea Cherry Blossom Eau de Toilette for Women 699 349

Flash Sale – November 9, 2017 – PART 3

Time Category Product SRP FLASH SALE
4pm Mobiles & Tablets Doogee MIX 4G Phablet 5.5″ inch Android 7.0 6GB RAM 64GB ROM Octa Core 2.5GHz (Dazzle Black) 16,995 7,830
4pm TV, Audio & Video & Gaming Sharp 50″ Full Hd Led Tv Lc-50Le275X   29,999 19,799
4pm TV, Audio & Video & Gaming Oontz Angle 3 Bluetooth Speaker Black 4,699 999
4pm Cameras ET V380 Smart HD 720P P2P Night Vision IP Camera with 2 antenna 3,000 759
4pm Computers & Laptops Lenovo 110-14IBR (80T6007RPH) Intel Quad Core N3160 14″ Windows 10 Laptop (Black)   16,999.00    13,099.00 
4pm Sports & Outdoors Rowing Machine 9,999 3,299
4pm Mother & Baby MamyPoko Extra Dry Diaper Newborn, Pack of 28+2 303 151
4pm Health & Beauty Indoplas Arm Type Full Automatic BP Blood Pressure Monitor 1,999 599
4pm Home Appliances Matrix 1.5 HP Split Type Aircon with 3m Copper Tubing  18,500 11,799
4pm Bedding & Bath B&D Bathroom Rack Cut-out 80 cm 1,499 699
4pm Kitchen & Dining Pyrex 1.5 Quart 1.4L Easy Grab Loaf Baking Dish (Atlantic Blue) 765 499
6pm Bag & Travel Elena X-519 5 in 1 Premium Bag Set (Red)With Mini Teddy 1,699 559
6pm Sports & Outdoors Thenice M2096G Full-Face Easybreath Snorkeling Mask With Camera Holder Size S/M 4,399 999
6pm Health & Beauty Benefit Roller Lash Curling Mascara 1,500 1,199
6pm Health & Beauty NIVEA Body Oil in Lotion Cocoa and Macadamia Oil 178 99
6pm Home Appliances American Legacy 12 cups Coffee Maker (Black) 799 479
6pm Tools,DIY & Outdoors Bosch Cordless Screwdriver IXO III 0601960 2K0 2,349 1,439
6pm Kitchen & Dining Slique 25pcs Aluminum Kitchen Sets (Red) 4,999 999
6pm Computers & Laptops Epson L120  with FREE Universal Audio Splitter 4,999 4,269
6pm Computers & Laptops Zeus All-in-One PC 22″Superslim Quad Core 4GB RAM 128GB SSD Full HD Win10  with Wifi Function with Free Zeus Mk500 Wireless Keyboard & Mouse 19,999 14,999
6pm Mobiles & Tablets 3T Mobile KKP F6 Mini Car Cellphone 10.9cm (Gold) 1,499 625
6pm Computers & Laptops Acer Aspire E5-475-30ZC 14″ Intel Core i3-6006U 4GB Windows 10 Laptop with Free Acer Laptop Bag   28,299.00  24,799
6pm Cameras  SJCAM SJ4000 12MP Wi-Fi Action Camera (Black) 3,599 2,299
6pm TV, Audio & Video & Gaming Ace 19″ Super Slim Full HD LED TV Black LED-505 7,799 3,199

Flash Sale – November 9, 2017 – PART 4

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Time Category Product SRP FLASH SALE
8pm Health & Beauty Cardinal Compact Nebulizer (w/ complete accessories) 1,999 599
8pm Toys & Babies Tickle Kiddie Castle Tent (Pink) 599 299
8pm Home & Living Ikea Lerberg Shelf Unit(Grey) 3,999 1,299
8pm Bedding & Bath Sleep Essentials Premium Limited Collection Black Plain Bedsheet Full/Double 54″ x 78″ 999 489
8pm Home Appliances Demotech 12-piece High Speed Power Blender/ Juicer 4,999 999
8pm Motors HNJ 002 Tail Trunk Luggage Motorcycle/Scooter Top Box (Black/Red) 1,099 699
8pm TV, Audio & Video & Gaming LP-08 2.0CH Bluetooth Multimedia Soundbar Speaker System (Black) 2,299 897
8pm Cameras  iSAFE HD4CHKITP3-DOME CCTV Kit Security System with 8 Channel High-Quality DVR and 4 PCS HD Indoor Dome Cameras 720P – 1.0-Megapixel with High-Definition Night Vision, Smart Phone and IOS Remote View Access and easy USB port Back-up (Black) 8,999 3,959
8pm Mobiles & Tablets Sunsonic L08A 7″ 3G Dual Sim Cellular Tablet 8GB (Black) with Free 10400mah Power Bank 4,900 1,665
8pm Computers & Laptops Apple Macbook Air 13-Inch 128GB, MQD32   59,999.00    43,399.00 
8pm Computers & Laptops Gaming USB Keyboard and forev ST-18 USB GAMING Mouse Combo   1,999 535
8pm Bag & Travel Philippine Scratch Map   1,500 399
8pm Watches, Sunglasses & Jewels Outperformer Chronology Series Santorini Couple’s Watches with Luminous Set of 2 with Wooden Gift Box 6,000 1,699
8PM Home Appliances PUPPYOO UV Mattress Vacuum Cleaner Home Collector Mites-killing WP602A 19,816 3,649
10pm Home Appliances Samsung ME-711K Microwave Oven 20L 3,795 2,999
10pm Motors LDNIO C301 2 USB Car Charger  for Iphone (White/Silver) 699 259
10pm Bedding & Bath Sleep Essentials Premium Limited Collection Black Plain Bedsheet Queen Size 60″ x 78″ 999 499
10pm TV, Audio & Video & Gaming Xtreme XP-8800 2.1CH Soundbar Speaker System & Sub-Woofer (Black) 5,995 3,596
10pm Computers & Laptops Lenovo Yoga 300-11 IBR 17,995 11,599
10pm Mobiles & Tablets APPO HSP12 Ultra-thin One Button Erase 8.5 inch LCD Writing Tablet (Black)   1,918 615
10pm Cameras ETCAM C5 Underwater HD DV 5MP Waterproof Action Sports Camera (Black) 2,500 549
10pm Mobiles & Tablets Leagoo M8 Pro 5.7″ Inch 2GB RAM 16GB ROM Quad Core 1.3GHz (Champagne Gold) 8,990 3,865
10pm Mother & Baby Tickle Baby Food Maker Blender (Light Green) 2,499 898
10pm Toys & Babies FC-POCKET Classic 8 Bit Game Portable Console Family Computer 600 Games(Maroon) 1,999 399
10pm Sexual Wellness Titan Gel 50g With Instruction Manual FDA 2,995 999

Online Revolution

Lazada Philippines holds the biggest online sale in the Philippines each year called Online Revolution. It starts on Nov. 11 and ends on Dec. 12. This year, it starts earlier on November 9, 2017.

Shopping at Lazada offers the following options:

  • Cash on Delivery
  • No Sign-ups needed
  • Express Delivery
  • Free & Easy Returns
  • Free Shipping

11-11 Lazada Philippines’ Online Revolution 2017

Give More and Save More with Lazada Philippines’ Online Revolution

MANILA CITY, PHILIPPINES – Southeast Asia’s biggest online shopping event, the Online Revolution Sale, brings to the spotlight over 28 million local and international products from its most trusted brands and sellers. Customers can expect jaw-dropping offers, flash sales and exclusive launches up to 95% off.

Now on its sixth year, Lazada.com.ph expects over 150 million visits combined during the sale period, which begins November 9 in the Philippines. The combination of millions of sellers and buyers makes this year’s theme: Shop the Universe a perfect fit.

Shoppers looking for more will get more choices as items on sale during Alibaba’s single’s day (11.11) will be available through the Taobao Collection. Digital goods such as prepaid load, mobile data and restaurant & lifestyle vouchers are also available at 5% off.

Christmas gift-seekers will be treated with more options at even better prices. Top deals include the Cherry Mobile OnRev smartphone for only Php 999, the Olay Night Ritual at Php 999 and the Casio G-Shock watch for only Php 2,995.

Bargain hunters will also love to the 11 Peso deals and flash sales every two hours. Some flash sale items include a Matrix microwave oven for Php 1,999, an A7 Sports camera for Php 439 and Mamypoko Extra Dry Skin Tape Diapers (30 pcs) for only Php 322.

Christmas shopping wouldn’t; be complete without raffle promos. Lazada has that too! Avent is giving away a cash prize of Php 1,000,000 to one lucky customer buying any Avent product. Lazada is also giving away free trips from Philippine Airlines and Star Cruises, as well as one Isuzu SUV to lucky shoppers. Each transaction entitles shoppers to an electronic raffle coupon. Through a collaboration with Freenet, the free internet platform of Voyager Innovations, customers using the Lazada mobile app can browse and shop without being charged for data consumption.

To get additional discounts, sign-up for a PayMaya account and enjoy additional 20% off (max. discount of P400) with the code PYMYNOV upon checkout for the whole month of November.

“With this year’s Online Revolution Sale, the best of the world is truly at everyone’s fingertips. Lazada has been working closely with the top brands and sellers in the country and across the globe to offer the best products at the most affordable prices. We believe that campaigns such as Online Revolution will someday set the Philippines to be the online shopping capital of not only Southeast Asia but also the world” said Lazada Co-Founder and CEO, Inanc Balci.

Christmas can’t get better than this! Visit www.lazada.com.ph/online-revolution/ and make your Christmas shopping merry and bright. The biggest sale of the year, Online Revolution, will be from November 9 to December 12, 2017. Watch out for the mega days on November 9 to 11 and December 7 to 12.

Lazada Offers

Lazada offers the following:

  • Cash on Delivery
  • No Sign-ups needed
  • Express Delivery
  • Free & Easy Returns
  • Free Shipping

About Lazada Group

Lazada is the number one online shopping & selling destination in Southeast Asia  present in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. Lazada helps more than 135,000 local and international sellers as well as 3,000 brands serve the 560 million consumers in the region through its marketplace platform, supported by a wide range of tailored marketing, data, and service solutions. Lazada offers an excellent customer experience through a wide network of logistics partners and its own first- and last-mile delivery arm.