DENR bares teeth to reinforce responsible tourism

Posted on February 21, 2018

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) recently called the attention of establishments and individuals to practice responsible tourism as it brought to light the state of Boracay Island, Panglao Island in Bohol, and the Puerto Princes Subterranean River – all major tourist destinations in the Philippines. In its latest reports and statements, the government agency said that it has identified a significant number of establishments to be violating environmental laws in the said locations. Earlier this month, DENRRead More

Comfortable Accommodation with a Stunning View of the Ocean

Posted on January 25, 2016

During our visit to Bohol, we stayed at Ocean Suites, one of the more popular boutique hotels in Tagbilaran City. We booked a 3-day, 2-night stay via DealGrocer and paid Php7,000, with savings of Php1,000. We chose a Standard Room, located at the basement. It was a standard room with a queen-sized bed, a mini-bar, 24-inch LCD screen and a personal refrigerator. Standard bath amenities and toiletries were also included in the package. The room features a floor-to-ceiling glass doorRead More

Visiting Bohol Beach Club and Bohol Bee Farm

Posted on January 24, 2016

A lazy day at the beach and a visit to the Bohol Bee Farm comprised our itinerary for our second day. We were to travel to Panglao to visit one of its famous beaches but before proceeding, we had a brief photo session at the blood compact (Sandugo) shrine. Here, life-size bronze statues of Spanish explorer Miguel Lopez de Legazpi and Datu Sikatuna, Bohol’s chieftain, stand to depict the blood compact between the two leaders. The blood compact ritual sealedRead More

Ushering 2016 with a Weekend Adventure in Bohol

Posted on January 24, 2016

When I was young, our grandparents would tell us that how we usher in the New Year would define how the rest of our year would turn out. So for 2016, we welcomed it with a weekend escapade in beautiful Bohol with the hope of many weekends of fun, adventure and traveling. It was also my first time in Bohol so I hope 2016 would also be a year of many firsts for us. The flight to the City ofRead More

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