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    Pico Sands Hotel Review: A Luxurious and Serene 3-Day Weekend Escape (With Full Itinerary!)

    Tired of the constant hustle and bustle of Manila? Consider escaping to Nasugbu, Batangas, for a peaceful weekend getaway. Just a 2.5-hour drive away, Nasugbu offers a tranquil environment and stunning natural scenery, perfect for unwinding and recharging. As soon as you arrive, you will immediately feel a calming feeling wash over you, offering a stark contrast to the hustle and bustle of city life. The air is noticeably fresher, the pace of life slower, and nature is vibrantly beautiful. It is a place where stress melts away, replaced by nature’s soothing embrace. Our weekend trip to Nasugbu brought us to the charming Pico de Loro Cove, a place that…

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    Best Resorts Near Manila for Your Summer Getaway

    Summer is in full swing, and we’re willing to bet that you’re craving for just two things: an ice-cold drink and a nature trip. So, if you’re considering a getaway beyond the realms of Boracay, Palawan, or Siargao, then you’ve come to the right place! We’re excited to share a list of our favourite beaches and resorts near Manila, streamlining your plans to finally add some colour to that long-overdue vacation with your loved ones. Best Resorts Near Manila 1. The Farm at San Benito – Lipa, Batangas There’s no better time to embrace the beauty of nature than summertime–there’s the scorching sun in the middle of the clear blue…

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    Top 15 Beautiful Chapels and Churches For Weddings in the Philippines

    Chapels and churches are peaceful and solemn places that will make your wedding more meaningful and romantic. If you are into the traditional wedding ceremony, which is held mostly in a church, we compiled the Top 15 Beautiful Chapels & Churches in the Philippines for your Wedding. Enjoy Reading! Table of Contents Top 15 Beautiful Chapels and Churches in the Philippines San Agustin Church The Saint Augustine Church (Paoay Church) The Minor Basilica of the Holy Child (Basilica Minore del Santo Niño) The BasĂ­lica Menor de San Sebastián (San Sebastian Church) La Purisima Concepcion de la Virgen Maria Parish Church (Baclayon Church) Nuestra Señora de Gracia Church Callao Cave Chapel…

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    Your next holistic getaway: The Farm at San Benito, an eco-luxury medical wellness oasis

    Offering a lush green healing environment and all-inclusive medically-supervised health optimisation programmes. The Farm at San Benito, in the Philippines, is the perfect place to reconnect with nature and yourself. Now that travel has come back in full force, it’s time to jet set around the world, and how about we start with the picturesque Philippines? Tucked in Lipa City, Batangas, a 90-minute drive from Metro Manila, is The Farm at San Benito, a multi-awarded eco-luxury holistic medical wellness resort. Winner of 90 prestigious international awards, including the title of “Best Medical Wellness Resort in the World”, The Farm at San Benito is where you can escape the fast-paced lifestyle…

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    The Bellevue Manila: Your Elegant Refuge from the Bustle of the City

    When you think of Metro Manila in the Philippines, you would expect it to be really busy. That being said, we are quite pleased that there are still more serene areas in the metro, and that includes The Bellevue Manila in Alabang. Though we have been here 3 times already, its elegant and laid-back charm still remains. This 5-star hotel has always provided us with excellent service, spacious and comfortable suites, world-class facilities and amenities. And if you are asking why we often stay at this hotel, read on. In this article, we will share 8 Reasons Why We Keep Coming Back to The Bellevue Manila.  8 Reasons Why We…

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    9 Best Hotel Suites around the Philippines | Best of Travel 2023

    The Philippines also known as the Pearl of the Orient Seas is abundant in stunning beaches, diverse culture and the sweetest tropical fruits. You’ve probably heard of Boracay, Palawan and Siargao. These islands and beaches have been consistently named the top tropical destination in the world by major travel publications. But aside from its sun-kissed beaches and idyllic provincial escapes, the Philippines is the home of the warmest and most accommodating people. Top those qualities with high standards in the hospitality industry and you’ll get a world-class iconic tourist destination. With an extensive variety of hotel suites in the market, which then is the best hotel suite around the Philippines?…

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    10 Magical Wedding Venues in Tagaytay to Suit Your Wedding Theme

    If your dream is to celebrate in Tagaytay with its cool ambiance and natural charms, then you have visited the right page. If you still don’t know where to celebrate your wedding, then it’s time for you to realize that Tagaytay has a bunch of top-notch wedding venues worth a lifetime celebration. From enchanting venues with an outstanding view of Taal Lake as the backdrop to the uniquely designed garden venue, Tagaytay won’t disappoint you. So, to help you decide where to celebrate your wedding in Tagaytay here’s our list of 10 Magical Wedding Venues in Tagaytay to Suit Your Wedding Theme that will make your wedding beautiful yet memorable. This…

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    The New Boracay! 19 Things to Do on Your Boracay Honeymoon

    With Boracay reopening in late 2018 following a huge cleanup, plus an opportunity to participate in the annual Boracay Open beach ultimate frisbee tournament (a thoroughly enjoyable one for ultimate lovers might we add), we just had to head down to the world-famous island for our 4th visit. Our first three visits to Boracay were simply amazing – not only does summer never end here, but it’s also beautiful and laden with breathtaking experiences. Do note that you are now required to present hotel reservations from Department of Tourism-accredited hotels. You can find the list here. Voted one of the best islands in the world at Conde Nast Traveler’s 2018 Readers’…

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    A Magical Beachfront Wedding at Discovery Shores Boracay

    Welcome to Boracay. Where sun, sand and sea views are aplenty. In this issue, we take you to discover a luxe resort with one of the largest and most exciting beachfronts in Boracay – Discovery Shores Boracay. Said to have one of the finest beaches in the world, Boracay is a tropical paradise that many couples seek for their destination wedding and honeymoon. But if you were to set your sights on having it on the pristine and lively beach of this tourist hotspot, it might come across pretty daunting with the crowds. That is until you find Discovery Shores Boracay. This modern resort occupies a prime spot of the beach…

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    Amorita Resort brings you a Tranquil, Tropical Hideaway in Bohol, Philippines

    Bohol, Philippines is a tropical island paradise acclaimed for its rich history and vast natural treasures — unique geological wonders, a thriving marine ecology in shimmering blue waters, world-class diving spots, pristine white sand, and lush tracts of greenery and unique wildlife that fuels a growing ecotourism trade. A two-hour ferry or a 20-minute flight takes you from the hustle and bustle of Cebu to Tagbilaran City in Bohol, and from there a quick city ride brings you to the vibrant, beach party central that is Alona Beach. Successfully integrating key elements of the rich landscape to create a distinct modern island ambience, Amorita Resort sits atop a limestone cliff…

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    Shangri-La’s Boracay Resort & Spa – A Serene, Tropical & Luxury Haven for Paradise Seekers

    In this issue, we discover our top pick when it comes to luxury weddings & honeymoons in the tropical paradise of Boracay, Shangri-La’s Boracay Resort & Spa. Boracay island in the Philippines has long been a top venue for destination weddings, boasting one of the world’s finest beaches and spectacular sunsets. On the northern tip of the island sits Shangri-La’s Boracay Resort & Spa – a paradise retreat nestled in a secluded cove amid pristine waters. Blessed with mesmerizing views all around, during sunset hours, the resort is wrapped ablaze in breathtaking hues. The luxury resort complements the sheer natural beauty of its magical location, with aesthetics radiating serenity at every…

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    Live on the Edge of a Sparkling Lagoon at Plantation Bay Resort & Spa in Cebu, Mactan Island

    Cebu, the hub around the Visayas is a densely populated province that comprises of Cebu Island and more than 150 smaller surrounding islands and islets. Easily accessible, Cebu draws almost 2 million foreign travellers a year, especially those seeking out white-sand beaches and spectacular diving spots. There are plenty of things to do in Cebu, for it has plenty of romantic resorts, lively bars, emerging eateries and burgeoning retail shops. For couples who wish to visit the beautiful Philippines, Cebu is only less than 4-hours away from Singapore by plane and is a destination you would not want to miss. In this issue, we whisk you away to Plantation Bay, one…

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    Top 17 Things to Do on your Cebu Honeymoon

    On your honeymoon trip, you may consider visiting Cebu, a province of the Philippines located Central Visayas region. The place is rich in history and diverse culture. Its prosperous port capital, Cebu City, retains landmarks from its 16th-century Spanish colonial past. The place is also rich in a religious site, especially for Christian followers. And if you’re thinking about the place to visits and activities to try on your Cebu honeymoon, don’t worry because TWV enlisted the Top 17 Things to Do on your Cebu Honeymoon. Top 17 Things to Do on your Cebu Honeymoon 1. Basilica del Sto. Niño, for religious start for your honeymoon The Basilica Minore del…

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    Top 10 Most Romantic Cebu Hotels for your Honeymoon

    Cebu is a province in the Philippines, that is found in the Central Visayas region. Cebu is surrounded with more than 150 island and islets. The beauty of Cebu is like a lost island that is hidden in the Southeast Asia. This is a perfect honeymoon getaway for those who want to travel in cool yet quiet place. Here are the Top 10 Most Romantic Cebu Hotels for your Honeymoon. Top 10 Most Romantic Cebu Hotels for your Honeymoon 10. Mövenpick Hotel Mactan Island Cebu, for a nature-inspired hotel This hotel is an exclusive nature-inspired hotel resort in Cebu. It is bit pricey but every cent you spend are all…

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    Modern Mediterranean Wedding & Photoshoot at Mövenpick, Cebu Philippines

    The tranquil setting of modern white with splashes of blue and turquoise green swept me away. The entire place exuded relaxation and I felt so calm just stepping into the compound. The welcoming smiles of the beaming staff was the cherry on top of a wonderful stay! Mövenpick Hotel Mactan Island Cebu is a five-star Mediterranean-inspired beachfront hotel located on the tropical island of Mactan in Cebu, Philippines. We were dropped off at the breezy lobby and the bellboy immediately attended to our luggage. We headed to the counter to check in and they served us refreshing drinks to cool ourselves down. The welcoming ambience of Mövenpick was very nice!…

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    Mandala Spa and Resort Villas, A World Class Honeymoon Paradise

    [Advertorial] Your wedding photos will last you a memorable lifetime. It is key to choose a beautiful location with a nice ambience and gorgeous scenery for perfect photos. When we decided to go to Boracay, Philippines for our wedding shoot, we were excited to discover Mandala Spa and Resort Villas, a sanctuary of nature, relaxation and wellness that also made for a perfect honeymoon destination. A World Class Paradise of Luscious Greenery Photo Credits: Love Train Studios Situated in a quiet and relaxing part of Boracay at Station 3, Mandala Spa and Resort Villas is an award winning resort that offers a rich array of tropical gardens and luxurious villas. Voted…