Archive for the ‘Bohol’ Category

Chocolate Hills Natural Monument

Posted by on Apr 30th, 2009
File Under: Bohol, Featured, Photos, UNESCO

The Chocolate Hills was declared Philippines’s 3rd National Geological Monument (together with Taal Volcano, and Hundred Islands National Park) and recently included in the nomination for the New 7 Wonders of Nature, and also proposed for inclusion in the UNESCO World Heritage List.


Festival: Kalibo Ati-Atihan

Posted by on Apr 26th, 2009
File Under: Aklan, Bohol, Featured, Festival, Luzon, Photos

Celebrated every third weekend of January (Ati-atihan peaks on the last three days but people start dancing on the streets as soon as the New Year’s Day hangover is finished), one can hear the echoes of the drums in the distance the moment one steps on the tarmac of the Kalibo Airport. The entire town center erupts in frenzied, non-choreographed dancing and shouting “Hala Bira! Puwera Pasma!” to the beats of snare drums, bass drums, trumpets, xylophones and a cacophony of other instruments seemingly playing from all the corners of this sleepy little boomtown of Kalibo.


Where to Stay at Bohol

Posted by on Apr 4th, 2009
File Under: Bohol

Bohol Bohol Why go Bohol? Best time to visit Where & What to eat Nightlife Where to stay To do list Stay away from Getting there High-end Bohol Beach Club (left) at Dumaluan Beach, Panglao offers the best value for money, totally beachfront, huge pool, and professional service from its staff, excellent hammocks tied to […]


Where & What to Eat at Bohol

Posted by on Apr 4th, 2009
File Under: Bohol

Philippine Tasier Bohol Why go Bohol? Best time to visit Where & What to eat Nightlife Where to stay To do list Stay away from Getting there Did you say you have a sudden urge to eat a juicy Aussie steak or cheeseburger, in an Country-Western themed restaurant, and waited on by deaf-mutes? Strange but […]


Best Time To Visit Bohol

Posted by on Apr 4th, 2009
File Under: Bohol

Philippine Tasier Bohol Why go Bohol? Best time to visit Where & What to eat Nightlife Where to stay To do list Stay away from Getting there July until October is actually the best time to go. Low season means less people on the beach, and since Bohol doesn’t experience as high a number of […]


Why Go Bohol?

Posted by on Apr 4th, 2009
File Under: Bohol

Philippine Tasier Bohol Why go Bohol? Best time to visit Where & What to eat Nightlife Where to stay To do list Stay away from Getting there Bohol is perfect for almost everyone – kids will love the dolphins and the tarsiers, divers would love the sites, beach bums will have their own little Boracay, […]


Bohol

Posted by on Apr 2nd, 2009
File Under: Bohol, Featured

Welcome to Bohol, the Philippines’ most whimsical island – from its colourful fiestas, to the 1,268 Chocolate Hills, its top-notch white-sand beaches, dolphin watching, diving, river cruising, tarsiers, Filipino-Spanish heritage houses and churches, an interesting history and warm and welcoming people- it is safe to say that Bohol is quite the Philippines in a nutshell.