15 Ways to Make “It’s More Fun in the Philippines” Happen in 2015

15 Ways to Make “It’s More Fun in the Philippines” Happen in 2015

Here in the Philippines, there are eight (8) long weekends scheduled in 2015. For frequent travelers, this spells good news as they can book more trips locally or abroad, without using up a lot of their vacation leaves at work.

With regards to traveling, the Department of Tourism (DOT) released a promotional video entitled “Visit the Philippines 2015”.

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The video quickly breezes through 15 ways to have more fun in 2015 while traveling around the country.

Some of the ways to have more fun are:

Celebrate the happiest day of the year four months long

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This day talked about here is Christmas Day. As Filipinos, we start the celebration almost four months long because we start counting down to Christmas Day when the “ber” months begin. Hence, on September 1, the Christmas vibe is already felt everywhere. Christmas songs are played on the radio and Christmas sale promos are held almost everywhere.

“Make lunch plans with the next big thing in food” -Bizarre Foods by Andrew Zimmern

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The cultural diversity in the country results into a smorgasbord of gastronomic goodness when you travel in Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. Even from province to province, the gustatory flavors may vary so you can definitely find the taste that suits your palate.

Make new friends where there’s millions to choose from

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Yes, Filipinos are hospitable people, but making friends doesn’t only end there. There are many scenic diving spots in the country where you can make up-close encounter and be-friend creatures under the sea.

Work on your photo skills “at the world’s selfie capital” -TIME

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If you’re wondering where that is, it’s Makati City. Thus, Makati is only a central business district, but its skyscrapers, shopping malls, or wide highways as usual background of many quick snaps taken by locals and expats.

Learn new dance moves “at an 800-year old festival” – Lonely Planet

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Ati-atihan!!!

Watch the full video from DOT below.

 

What are your travel plans for 2015?

Is going around the Philippines part of it?

Share your thoughts in the comments. 

15 Ways to Make “It’s More Fun in the Philippines” Happen in 2015






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