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    Going to Japan in Spring? During spring cherry blossom (sakura) viewing parties (hanami) and cherry blossom festivals are held all over Japan. Cherry blossom viewing has been a Japanese custom since 7th century when the aristocrats enjoyed looking at the cherry blossoms and wrote poems

Local Destination: Camiguin Island

CAMIGUIN ISLAND a slice of paradise
words by Ann Lorraine "Lala" Lames
Are you one of those people who wish to discover and experience a virtual paradise unknown to many? If you're keen on finding newplace to explore, then Camiguin Island is the perfect place to go to for that unique combination of unspoiled beauty and old world charm.

International Destination: CYPRUS

Island of LOVE and Beauty
Ang bansang Cyprus ay ang ikatlong pinakamalaking isla sa dagat ng Mediterranean at is sa pinakasikat sa tourist spot na umaakit ng 2.4 milyomg turista taon-taon. Isang dating kolonya ng Gran Britanya, naging isang malayang republikang bansa noong 1961. Ang Republika ng Cyprus ay isa sa pinakamodernong ekonomiya sa buong rehiyon ng Mediterranean, at naging miyembro ng European Union simula pa noong ika-1 ng Mayo, 2004.

Local Destination: PAGUDPUD

Pagudpud is a coastal resort town on the northernmost tip of Luzon in the Philippines. According to the latest census, Pagudpud has a population of 20,385 people in 3,804 households.

Hundred Islands, Alaminos City

by Ann Lorraine "Lala" Lames
Dreaming of escaping the pressures of your busy, urban life? Let a trip to Hundred Islands National Park and its home in Alaminos City bring you that much-needed diversion. Breathe in the refreshing views of sapphire sea that sparkle like diamonds as it glistens in the sun's golden rays and give in to the rustic and peaceful lifestyle as you make your way to Alaminos City. Savor its eccentric and vibrant spirit, friendly atmosphere and especially, the beauty and adventure that lie in the hundred wonders that is Hundred Islands.

How to beat jetlag

10 Tips to Combat Jetlag
     Your body can become unsettled when you travel rapidly through several time zones. The resulting jetlag can spoil the first few days of your trip.
Top up your sleep before you travel
Make sure you're fully rested before you travel. If you're flying overnight  and you can get a bit of sleep on the flight, it will help you to stay up all day once you arrive at your destination.

Information on Bringing In and Taking Out of Philippine and Foreign CurrencyNotes/Coins and other Monetary Instruments

Following are the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) rules on the bringing in and taking out of Philippine and foreign currency notes/coins and other monetary instruments:

SHOGATSU (The Japanese New Year)

     Sinasalubong sa Japan ang Bagong Taon tulad ng pagsalubong sa isang minamahal na bisita: ipinaghahanda, ipinagdiriwang at buong pusong ipinatutuloy sa gitna ng kasiyahan, pagbabakasakali, at optimismong magiging  maganda ang inyong pagsasama.
     Itinuturing na pinakamahalagang holiday ang New Year o shogatsu sa Japan. Karamihan sa mga establisyimento ay sarado mula January 1 hanggang January 3 para magbibigay pagkakataon sa mga pamilya na magsama-sama sa okasyong ito.

Full Body Scanner

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

A full-body scanner is a device that creates an image of a person's nude body through their clothing to look for hidden objects without physically removing their clothes or making physical contact. They are increasingly being deployed at airports and train stations in many countries.

Mambukal Resort

   Since it's winter vacation in Japan this is a great time to unwind and flee from coldness of the country. I am sure that most of us dream of taking a break from our usual daily activities. Well, what more can be perfect thank being united with Mother Nature. Why not escape from the fast-paced life of your environment? There's a place that matches perfectly with what you exactly need.


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