01/12/15

Visit Bohol 2015 at Glorietta

I’ve been to Bohol almost 4 years ago, and it was an unforgettable experience having been able to visit the province’s many places of interest that show the diversity it offers. I have very fond memories of Bohol, and I’m sure others who were fortunate to visit the place would agree as well. Thus it was unfortunate to have learned then how Bohol suffered from that strong earthquake in 2013 which took about 200 lives, destroyed some of its infrastructure and heritage structures,  and heavily damaged other structures as well.

In the midst of limited resources, rehabilitation and reconstruction work goes on in Bohol. For the meantime, the province is eager to show that it can rise from calamities and is enticing visitors to come and visit not only to see the beauty of Bohol but also to revitalize tourism in the province which would be of help to the local economy as well.

It was these goals in mind that the Bohol Provincial Government launched the program “Visit Bohol 2015” recently with a 3-day Bohol Travel Expo at the Glorietta Activity Center in Makati last January 9-11. Continue reading

06/15/14

It’s More Fun in Manila!

So says this new TV advertisement from the Department of Tourism. And despite the issues and challenges the capital city is facing, there is still that unique charm and mystique that people will be surprised to see that Manila still has to offer. May this video help you discover things. But the Urban Roamer must say, this video just scratches the surface of the myriad of things Manila has in store whether you’re a local or a tourist.

So what makes it more fun in Manila? It’s time we rediscover this city. Mabuhay!