Experience Philippines https://www.experience.ph Let's Go Travel Together Differently Mon, 10 Dec 2018 17:38:09 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.4.16 2019 Experience Philippines Road Trip Calendar https://www.experience.ph/2019-experience-philippines-road-trip-calendar/ https://www.experience.ph/2019-experience-philippines-road-trip-calendar/#respond Wed, 05 Dec 2018 08:24:23 +0000 https://www.experience.ph/?p=9433  2019 Experience Philippines Road Trip Calendar  2019 is the year where you can finally let go and find yourself. This is the year where you will break boundaries and explore new roads and try new experiences. Let us be part of your journey. Let us go travel […]

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 2019 Experience Philippines Road Trip Calendar

 2019 is the year where you can finally let go and find yourself. This is the year where you will break boundaries and explore new roads and try new experiences. Let us be part of your journey.

Let us go travel differently.

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A ROAD TRIP designed to CELEBRATE LIFE AND YOURSELF.  As the saying goes, “If you are not happy being single, you will never be happy in a relationship. Get your own life first, then share it.” There is nothing wrong with being single. Who knows you might find yourself this time. If not, we guarantee, you will end the travel with CRAZY NEW FRIENDS.

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Random Road Trip is a travel adventure where the DESTINATION is a SECRET and the ACTIVITIES are a SURPRISE. The idea for the Random Road Trips is to encourage people to go out of their comfort zone by doing some adventure with the people you will only meet during the road trip. Sometimes it only takes a crazy adventure to bring out the best in us. In these road trips, we usually learn new things about people, culture and neighboring provinces we visit.

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ROAD TRIP specifically designed to the LGBTQ (and friends) Community. It will have all the flavors of our usual Random Road Trips except we have prepared exciting activities for the LBGT Road Trippers. For the meantime, it will be AN ALL BOYS ROAD TRIP.

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Luna Sea: A Random Road Trip Full Moon Party (Para sa mahilig mag party at gumala). This is a ROAD TRIP that PARTIES during the FULL MOON. It is filled with fun destination where we culminate the event with a full blown party at a private beach with your DJ, Band and entertainment.

 

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Haunted Road Trip: A Halloween Spooky Road Trip (Para sa mga gusto ng scary adventure).  A Road Trip meant to discover the “other world”.  Visit haunted and scary places around the neighboring provinces of Manila.

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Super Mega Awesome Random Road Trip: A 9 Day Road Trip  (Para sa tunay na Kaladkarin – Beach, Rivers, Lakes, Volcanoes, Mountains, Caves, stargazing, bonfires, karaoke nights, food trip… let’s do it all!).  A ROAD TRIP that has it all. Explore different provinces and cities in the Philippines while immersing in their culture and lifestyle. Perfect for those wanting to explore and discover new places.

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These are the upcoming THEMED and ACTIVITY based ROAD TRIPS. There is always something new to learn, to explore and to have fun with along the road.\

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Why Gifting An Experience Is Better Than Material Things https://www.experience.ph/gifting-experience-is-better-than-material-things/ https://www.experience.ph/gifting-experience-is-better-than-material-things/#respond Tue, 13 Nov 2018 04:01:48 +0000 https://www.experience.ph/?p=9359 Why Millennials are prioritizing ‘experiences’ over stuff A recent study by researchers in the Department of Psychology at the San Francisco State University showed people “enjoy greater well-being from life experiences and consider them to be a better use of money.” Additionally, Dr. Thomas Gilovich of Cornell University found that […]

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Why Millennials are prioritizing ‘experiences’ over stuff

recent study by researchers in the Department of Psychology at the San Francisco State University showed people “enjoy greater well-being from life experiences and consider them to be a better use of money.” Additionally, Dr. Thomas Gilovich of Cornell University found that overall happiness with material and experiential purchases is approximately equal at the time of receipt. According to Gilovich, “We buy things to make us happy, and we succeed. But only for a while. New things are exciting to us at first, but then we adapt to them.” This means that the overall satisfaction with material things bought goes down over time, whereas satisfaction with the experiences they had actually increased.

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Millennials are leading the way when it comes to this trend. Harris Group recently found that 72 percent of millennials prefer to spend more money on experiences than on material things. Your social media news feed is no doubt awash with people’s pictures of concerts, adrenaline-fueled adventures, 5k races, and food experiences. More and more, people are placing value in meaningful experiences as a demonstration of self-fulfillment. Just search for any travel-related hashtag for further proof.

 

1. Experience Gifts Are WAY More Special

More often than not, you’re not choosing a gift for just any random person. You are thinking of buying something special for someone you love and care about. As you grow older, you really do not care about what the gift is or how much it costs. You are much happier to know that you received something from that special someone. Many times, it is really “the thought that counts.

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2. Memories and Meaningful Experiences Last Longer

To be honest, I don’t remember what I received for Christmas beyond last year. But I distinctly remember the when I received a road trip to my favorite “bulalohan” food place in Tagaytay with my closest friends where they pretended to bring me there but surprise me later on with an epic drinking party. Gadgets fade, but experiences and memories only grow sweeter with time. Even the miserable experiences and unforeseen happenstances eventually turn into stories of laughter, even if they felt cringe-worthy at the time.

I remember when we first organized our Singles Road Trip back in 2015. One of the joiners for that trip was gifted with a surprise by her own boss. Her boss told her that she booked a trip for her with Experience Philippines so she can have a time for herself and meet other people. She is so thankful to her boss for doing something extra for her whenever she recalls the moment she got the surprise. Until now, she is happy remembering her first Experience Philippines Road Trip.

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3. Experiences build relationships

Hopefully pretty much all of us have memories of Christmas fun with loved ones, gathered around Noche Buena, laughing and playing games, sharing meals and exchanging gifts. But after the “Uy, tumaba ka!” or “Kelan ka magaasawa?” greetings our Tita’s in Christmas we probably go back to the mundane routine of waking up and going to work until the next Christmas reunion.  Sure Christmas and birthday celebrations may have brought some shiny gadgets into your life, but giving and receiving experiences can almost always prolong and even turbo-charge your relationships with those who accompany you on said adventures.

Why not whisk your loved one away for a (surprisingly affordable) weekend city break doing Skin Diving off the beautiful reefs of Bauan, Batangas or be an Ocean Ambassador and learn about marine life during a Marine Life Camp, or fly high doing Tandem Paragliding. or go somewhere adventurous but closer to home? The bonds you form while traveling and experiencing things with those you care about will make everyone involved far happier than some shiny expensive material thing.

Most material gifts received around Christmas or Birthdays are mostly only useful to those receiving said gift. They are largely solitary, whereas most experiences, especially when chosen with care are not only shareable, but actually are maximised by experiencing them with other people.

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4. The Do’s and Don’ts of gifting experiences

DO put the time in. Thoughtful gifts take time to plan, and no one wants a last-minute bargain.

DON’T overthink it. There are a million different things that would make your loved ones happy. The most important thing is that they see how much you care. Take the time to plan but when you find something great, don’t second guess yourself.

DO try and understand what sort of traveler they are. Some people love chill kind of stuff, and others prefer adrenaline-pumping adventure.

DON’T overdo it. There are many amazing experiences in the Philippines. Check out some of them below.

DO pick something they can do with someone else. It would be nice to have some enjoy the experience with you.

DON’T regret investing in experiential gifts. While you might not be giving them the latest iPhone on Christmas Eve, remember you’re giving them a lifetime of wonderful memories.

Check out some of the amazing Experience Gifts we have in Experience Philippines. HAPPY GIFTING!!! (Click on the picture to purchase via PayPals Secure website.)

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Earn GetGo Points with Experience Philippines! https://www.experience.ph/earn-getgo-points-experience-philippines/ Tue, 06 Nov 2018 04:11:40 +0000 https://www.experience.ph/?p=9289 GetGo has partnered with Experience Philippines to bring travelers amazing deals and rewards! A lot of you probably know that you can earn points with GetGo by flying with Cebu Pacific, but there are a lot of ways to earn points too! Did you know that you can […]

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GetGo has partnered with Experience Philippines to bring travelers amazing deals and rewards!

A lot of you probably know that you can earn points with GetGo by flying with Cebu Pacific, but there are a lot of ways to earn points too! Did you know that you can accumulate more GetGo points when you sign up for our Road Trips? Enjoy a weekend of adventure and earn rewards at the same time! Learn more about GetGo and find a road trip that suits your travel style in this article!

 

What are GetGo Points?

GetGo points is the reward given to GetGo members when you fly with Cebu Pacific or transact with any of its lifestyle partners which includes Experience Philippines. The more points you earn, the more chances to #FlyForFree.

 

How can I earn GetGo points with Experience Philippines?

ALL of our road trips have corresponding GetGo points! All you have to do is sign up in one of our road trips and  indicate your GetGo number to start collecting your points!

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What are the road trips that I can join?

For those who want an exciting weekend trip and make new connections with a big group of strangers,  check our  random road trip schedule and select a date which fits your schedule!

If you want to enjoy vacation alone or with a friend, try our “Book a Surprise” trip, where we will design a road trip specifically tailored for you or your small group!

You can also earn points by joining “Try an Experience” sessions, if you are looking for a unique activity beyond your comfort zone.

Expand your social circle, make awesome memories, and get rewards, it’s a win-win situation!

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How many GetGo points will I earn by joining your road trips?

Every Php 100 you spend on your road trips lets you earn 10 GetGo points. And for a Book A Surprise and Try An Experience, you get to earn 100 GetGo points when you book from December 1, 2018 onwards.

Not a GetGo member yet? Sign up at www.getgo.com.ph

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What are you planning to do with your accumulated GetGo points? We’d love to hear from you! Leave a comment below!

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The Emperaroad Less Travelled: An Unforgettable Random Road trip you can barely remember https://www.experience.ph/emperaroad-less-travelled-unforgettable-random-road-trip-can-barely-remember/ Thu, 04 Oct 2018 05:09:48 +0000 https://www.experience.ph/?p=9303   Are you ready for a weekend walwalan road trip this October? Handa ka na bang subukin ang limit ng alcohol tolerance mo? Dahil mas masaya ang road trip kapag may halong inuman at tawanan, Experience Philippines presents: “Emperaroad”, para sa lahat ng mangingimon, tanggera/tanggero at […]

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Are you ready for a weekend walwalan road trip this October? Handa ka na bang subukin ang limit ng alcohol tolerance mo? Dahil mas masaya ang road trip kapag may halong inuman at tawanan, Experience Philippines presents: “Emperaroad”, para sa lahat ng mangingimon, tanggera/tanggero at guardians!

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Imagine this: Isang epic weekend kung saan free-flowing ang drinks at non-stop ang adrenaline rush sa travel simula umaga hanggang gabi. Get to visit to a less touristy place and meet new friends, guaranteed! Instagram-worthy backgrounds, check na check!

Official drinks by our favorite Road Trip alcohol, Emeperador Lite Brandy!

This trip will be led by Travel Managers Isa and Jayvee.

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Do you have what it takes to go to the Emperaroad? Invite your barkada, or be extra adventurous and sign up as a lone traveler!

The last day to sign up for the Emperaroad Trip is on October 4, 2018! Kaya what are you waiting for? Get ready for the Emperaroad trip of a lifetime and join us today! Celebrate October-fest with us and it will surely be your October-best!!! Tagay na!

For full details about this road trip, visit: https://www.experience.ph/tours/emperador-road-trip/

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5 Ways On How To Romantically Celebrate Your Anniversary And Get #SexyTime https://www.experience.ph/romantically-celebrate-your-anniversary-with-a-surprise/ Tue, 28 Aug 2018 01:00:11 +0000 https://www.experience.ph/?p=9253 We cherish surprises. They say that Women are from Venus and Men are from Mars. Yet, like everyone else, we are happy to receive gifts and we cherish surprises. When giving gifts, it should be both romantic as well as useful. When it comes to celebrating anniversaries, […]

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We cherish surprises.

They say that Women are from Venus and Men are from Mars. Yet, like everyone else, we are happy to receive gifts and we cherish surprises.

When giving gifts, it should be both romantic as well as useful. When it comes to celebrating anniversaries, you cannot go without making your loved feel special with a heartfelt gift or a surprise celebration idea. There are unique and creative anniversary surprises that we all cherish for all our lives, irrespective of our gender.

An anniversary is something which every couple bears in mind and strives to fill it up with celebrations and happiness. Gifts are always an integral part of any special celebration, be it a birthday or an anniversary. These special days bring in added pleasure if a surprise celebration idea is thrown in, especially for your loved one on your anniversary.

Here is a list of our Experience Philippines best 5surprise ideas to make your man or your woman feel special on your anniversary:

1. Give him a ‘just because’ gift.

Give a “Just because” gift.

Sometimes we don’t need a reason to give someone we love a special gift. An occasional “just because” gift can help remind your partner that you love and cherish them and that you think of them in a special way.

2. Take your hubby or wifey (or special someone) on a passport adventure.

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Go on a passport adventure.

A good way to surprise your loved one is to go on a passport adventure where you randomly book a ticket somewhere outside of a country and go on random adventure. Just make sure when you book your airfare the country you are visiting does not require visas.

3. Try an activity that you have been wanting to try.

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Try something crazy like tandem paragliding.

Enough with the usual (and easy) dinner date. Movie date. Sunset date. Spa date. Go and try something wild that you always wanted to do with your partner. Go together. Try a cooking class together. Explore you and your partners’ kinky side. Trying out the same experience together will definitely help get to know your partner more. Shared experiences will always be memorable.

4. Spend the day together.

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Nothing beats spending a day together.

Arrange your schedule so you both are not working that day. Don’t answer the phone, and stay off all mobile devices – your emails can wait. Spend time talking and falling in love all over again.

5. Book A Surprise a surprise weekend getaway.

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Book A Suprise: Where Your Adventure Starts Inside A Box

Try the Experience Philippines Book A Surprise adventure.  You just register on the website, indicate your budget, set the date, set the delivery address and the Experience Philippines team will take care of the rest.

You will break free from conventional do-it-your-own travel planning. Experience Philippines takes all the hard work of planning, reserving, booking etc. THE ONLY CATCH IS… EVERYTHING IS A SURPRISE. It is all part of the company’s vision that it is the experiences that matter the most. Coz we are that crazy startup that puts together unique experience where you can appreciate all things Filipino – from food, culture, traditions, activities, and people.

What is Book A Surprise?

BOOK A SURPRISE takes the same travel concept of our Random Road Trips (where the destination is a secret and the activities a surprise) BUT this time:

  1. You can travel on your own (or with someone)
  2. You can choose the date of your travel.
  3. You RECEIVE a MYSTERY BOX that contains your long-awaited destination, your personalized itinerary, and some fantastic gifts from us and our partners. (Check out our Instagram Stories for some live action – https://www.instagram.com/stories/highlights/17867933842203083/

We wish to rekindle the joy of traveling by keeping the destination unknown until you are at the airport, bus or boat terminal, or meet up point by removing all preconceived (mis)conceptions of travel. You get to dive right into the spontaneity by embracing the journey, the experiences more than the destination. 

By allowing travelers to step out of their comfort zone of conventional trip planning or traditional set tours, we opened up a new dimension to travel. Travelers now learn…

  1. To let go of control.
  2. To have a better understanding what they can and can not do.
  3. To make new friends from once strangers.
  4. To appreciate the unexplored and non-touristy.
  5. To enjoy unique transports like tricycles, habal-habal, jeepneys, lampitaws, RORO, etc.

Are you ready for A SURPRISE ADVENTURE that STARTS INSIDE A BOX? 

If you know anyone who would love this or is thinking of doing something different by traveling differently, please share this page with them and let them discover that there is magic outside our comfort zones. :)

YOU CAN BOOK HERE!

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Energy Drinks And Caffeine Content https://www.experience.ph/energy-drinks-caffeine-content/ Fri, 03 Aug 2018 07:26:03 +0000 https://www.experience.ph/?p=9255 Waking up in the morning is one of first of many struggles for the day. And for most of us, it is taking that big sip of our morning coffee that instantly brings us out of zombie mode. But do we often think about the coffee’s caffeine […]

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Waking up in the morning is one of first of many struggles for the day. And for most of us, it is taking that big sip of our morning coffee that instantly brings us out of zombie mode. But do we often think about the coffee’s caffeine content — other than the fact it will give us a nice, welcome buzz.

While some caffeine certainly has its benefits, understanding the caffeine content of our coffee, energy drinks, coke, and even tea is our order of the day.

So, how much caffeine is in a cup of coffee, tea, coke or energy drink — and what’s the recommended daily limit of caffeine?

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What effect does caffeine have on our bodies?

Caffeine is what we call a central nervous system ‘stimulant’. In fact, it is the world’s most widely used stimulant. This means it acts to increase heart rate and blood flow, which temporarily make you feel more alert and energetic. Due to caffeine’s ability to boost energy levels, athletes and gym-goers often use caffeinated drinks to boost performance.

Caffeine can improve performance in some sports. This is due to the effect it has on the brain — caffeine is able to act as an adenosine receptor antagonist.

The benefits of (some) caffeine

Not all sources of caffeine are created equal (e.g. sugary coke and energy drinks). Coffee and tea, however, do provide some health benefits. Coffee is a rich source of antioxidants, which may help with insulin sensitivity and disease prevention.

There have been studies that drinking coffee is linked to a decreased risk of premature death, type 2 diabetes and some types of cancer.  However, like everything else, it should be done in moderation.

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How much caffeine can you have a day?

How much caffeine an individual should or should not consume varies a great deal and is affected by their gender, age, body weight, health conditions, and medications. Research shows that for a healthy adult, a moderate caffeine intake (of up to 400mg) poses no health risk, especially if we eat a balanced diet and enjoy a regular physical activity.

And remember there are other foods which contain caffeine, like chocolate or coffee-flavored treats such as ice cream and energy bars.

How much caffeine is in a cup?

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Research show that up to 400mg of caffeine a day appears to be safe for most healthy adults. That’s roughly the amount of caffeine in four cups of brewed coffee. A word of caution, although caffeine use may be safe for adults, it’s not a good idea for children.

“Heavy caffeine use can cause unpleasant side effects including increased anxiety, restlessness, headaches and difficulty sleeping.”

 

This is how much caffeine is in a cup (250ml) of black coffee, latte, energy drink, black tea, green tea and cola:

  • Latte: 113-280mg
  • Instant coffee with one teaspoon: 60-70mg
  • Black tea: 30-50mg
  • Green tea: 30-50mg
  • Energy drink: 80mg
  • Cola: 36-48mg

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How To Be A Good Surfer While Helping Fix The Plastic Problem https://www.experience.ph/how-to-surf-and-fix-the-plastic-problems/ Thu, 26 Jul 2018 06:14:51 +0000 https://www.experience.ph/?p=9179 Be The Change You Want To See In The World Now, we live in a world where everything is convenient.  Food can be delivered to your doorsteps. Drinks can be to-go. Food in groceries is conveniently packed to give it longer shelf life. Toiletries are packaged so […]

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Be The Change You Want To See In The World

Now, we live in a world where everything is convenient.  Food can be delivered to your doorsteps. Drinks can be to-go. Food in groceries is conveniently packed to give it longer shelf life. Toiletries are packaged so that it can be placed in bathrooms. Parents don’t have to worry about washing cloth diapers because there are disposable ones anyway.

You get the picture.

But because it has been so convenient for many of us, we have taken for granted how to properly dispose of these convenient packagings and containers.

To illustrate further, check out the photos below.

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This photo was taken in July 2018 off the coast of the beach in Samar Province.

 

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Protect The Philippine Environment

Here in the Philippines, we are blessed with long stretches of beautiful white sandy beaches, crystal clear waters and an exciting underwater world teeming with life. This beautiful archipelago offers fantastic sunny days for laying on the sand, super fun surf sessions and some of the most amazing snorkeling experiences.

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However, as with anywhere and everywhere in the world, this can all be spoiled by the trash that gets left on beaches or washed up from distant lands. Experience Philippines had noticed the many of our shorelines had started to collect a lot of waste, and we organized a regular beach clean for anyone to get involved. So we decided the partner up with one of the strong environmental advocates – The Plastic Solutions.

The Dangers of Single-Use Plastic

Plastic is not biodegradable and when in the sea, plastics can also adsorb toxic chemicals, and enter the food chain when mistaken for food items by fish, seabirds, marine mammals and other organisms. Over 100,000 marine mammals and over 1 million seabirds die every year from ingestion of and entanglement in marine litter. These facts are shocking and so to be able to make a difference and perhaps save the lives of wildlife made cleaning the beach a very rewarding task.

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Surfing, Beach Clean-Up, and The Plastic Solutions

The great thing about beach clean-up is that you can physically see the difference you make. Every piece of trash removed makes a difference.

Bring your family.

Be part of a community.

Learn to Surf.

Laugh and enjoy the sunset with new friends.

Best of it all, make a difference.

Here at Experience Philippines, we couldn’t live without the beaches and oceans and so we love being able to help maintain them for the sake of the environment, the animals that inhabit them and the people that enjoy them.

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What Happens In The Camp

When you join the Surf + Beach + Eco Brick Camp, here are the  CAMP ACTIVITIES INCLUDE:

  • Lectures and Discussion on Plastic Solutions
  • Beach Clean Up
  • Scavenger Hunt
  • Eco Brick Making
  • Surfing Lessons

The camp fee is Php 3,500. You can make reservations by signing up on the form below,

THE CAMP FEE IS INCLUSIVE OF THE FOLLOWING:

  • Land transfer to Surf Camp
  • Overnight shared accommodations.
  • 4 meals (Day 1 lunch to Day 2 lunch) and snacks.
  • Lecture presentations and hand-outs.
  • Surfing Lessons
  • Volunteer and instructor fees.

Make A Difference One Step At A Time

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Beach + Eco Brick + Surf Camp is in partnership with The Plastic Solutions headed by Fiona Faukner. The Plastic Solution is an environmental movement that aims to inspire action from individuals that range from young students to big corporations in the Philippines. Our mission is to preserve the lands and waters on while all life depends on by providing lasting solutions to the plastic pollution through the simple act of stuffing loose plastics into a smaller and compact container. We strive to be a well-known initiative that teaches eco-friendly innovations one bottle at a time.

—- JOIN US HERE —-

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How To Help In Coral And Mangrove Restoration https://www.experience.ph/help-in-the-coral-mangrove-restoration/ Thu, 26 Jul 2018 02:13:50 +0000 https://www.experience.ph/?p=9200 Step 1: Realize And Accept That There Is A Problem Parang EDSA, minsan we have to accept that there will always be Carmaggedon pag umulan. Kaya acceptance is the key and huwag react react lang. Same with our environment, we have to realize that we are the cause of […]

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Step 1: Realize And Accept That There Is A Problem

Parang EDSA, minsan we have to accept that there will always be Carmaggedon pag umulan. Kaya acceptance is the key and huwag react react lang. Same with our environment, we have to realize that we are the cause of the problems occurring on our planet. BUT even though we make a mess out of this world, we can still do our share in saving it… at least in our lifetime.

Check out the 1st Photo below and tell us how it makes you feel.

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Next, check out this 2nd photo of a sea turtle tangled up in a beach chair.

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Photo taken along Alabama Beach. Turtle drifts into shore dead.

Lastly, this screenshot was taken this July 2018 along Manila Bay.

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Is this going to be the future?

The reckless throwing of garbage is slowly killing our oceans, reefs, marine life that in a matter of years time, we might end up with an ocean of full of garbage. Sad but true.

Step 2: Education and Paying It Forward

Of course, there is only so much we can do. One of them is to get educated on environmental preservation. By understanding how nature works and how our daily practices have an impact on the environment, we can slowly shift our habits to something more sustainable.

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For example, recent studies have found that sunscreen chemicals in many popular products actually hurt corals. The main chemical culprits are oxybenzone and octinoxate, which convert sunburn-causing UV rays into harmless heat on human skin. But once these chemicals are in the water, they actually decrease corals’ defenses against bleaching. So better check your sunscreen favorite brands because they might be contributing to the destruction of our coral reefs.

Another way of being educated is exposing yourself to current conservation effort by local groups, universities, and local governments. Help support their programs by participating in projects that teach the “what” and the “what not” in environmental conservation. You can search in your local community or in Facebook groups of such events.

If you want to take it to the next step, read on.

Step 3: Be Part Of The Solution Join The Coral and Mangrove Restoration… and more.

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We made it easier for you to execute the good intention of wanting to help save the environment by being proactive. Experience Philippines collaborated with  Coastal Resource Management Unit of City of Legazpi, Bicol University Biology Department, DENR, and BFAR to allow our road trippers to learn and experience first hand on marine and wild conservations starting with Mangrove Reforestation and Coral Planting.

Starting this August 2018, Experience Philippines is offering a unique kind of experience where you can directly help in the improvement and preservation of our environment.

What To Expect In The Coral and Mangrove Restoration Experience.

  1. Seminar and Workshop with Environmental and Marine Expert
  2. Take part of the Legazpi Coral Planting
  3. Experience Giant Clam Encounter
  4. Be part of the Mangrove Planting experience.
  5. Learn how agriculture and marine preservation go hand in hand in a Countryside Immersion
  6. Work with farmers for an authentic Local Rice Planting Experience
  7. Take up a new skill with Abaca Weaving
  8. And a lot more.

Be An Ocean Ambassador

Through our combined effort, we can make a difference in protecting and conserving the marine life of the Philippines waters. Every little thing counts.

If you are interested in learning more, helping the environment and passing on the knowledge to others, be one of our Ocean ambassadors here. Just fill out the form below so you can join us in our advocacy in preserving the Philippine environment.

Coral planting

 

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How To Have One Hell Of An Adventure? https://www.experience.ph/hell-energy-drink-and-experience-philipppines/ Tue, 10 Jul 2018 03:32:44 +0000 https://www.experience.ph/?p=9174   Off To One Hell Of An Adventure! This July 2018, Experience Philippines and Hell Energy Drink Philippines partnered up to provide our Road Trippers an extra boost of energy with the No. 1 European Energy Drink – Hell Energy. We are proud to say that […]

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Off To One Hell Of An Adventure!

Hell Energy x EXPH Partnership

This July 2018, Experience Philippines and Hell Energy Drink Philippines partnered up to provide our Road Trippers an extra boost of energy with the No. 1 European Energy Drink – Hell Energy. We are proud to say that we are the official Brand Ambassadors of Hell Energy Drink in the Philippines. Mr. Marton Bodnar of Hell Energy Hungary and Ms. Lyza Adolfo, Junior Brand Manager of Hell Energy Drink Philippines welcomed us in their office in Quezon City for a taste of the different kinds of Hell Energy Drink.

Who is Hell Energy?

Hell Energy is a popular energy drink brand distributed primarily in Europe and Asia. Hell Energy Ltd was founded in Hungary in April 2006 as a privately owned company. Within three years it became the market leader in Hungary. A major milestone for the brand’s popularity was a two-year sponsorship deal with the AT&T Williams Formula 1 Team, where Hell Energy became second in the energy drink sector to enter the world of the Formula 1 Racing.

Hell Energy is now also the market leader in Romania, Bulgaria, Slovakia, Cyprus, and Azerbaijan, and is available in more than 40 countries worldwide. Hell Energy has headquarters in Hungary, Romania, the United Kingdom, Russia and also in Cyprus.

What are the different kinds of Hell Energy Drink

 

Hell Energy Drinks

  • HELL Classic
  • HELL Strong Focus
  • HELL Strong Red Grape
  • HELL Strong Apple
  • HELL Kiwi
  • HELL Mango
  • HELL Multivitamin

3 Things We Love About Hell Energy

NUMBER 1: Bruce Willis

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Who does not know Bruce Willis? Unless you are born 1o years ago. Aside from being the ex-husband of one the 90’s beauty bombshell, Demi Moore, Bruce Willis is more known for kick-ass role in the Die Hard series and Pulp Fiction! Oh… the classic! One of the world’s all-time greatest action film stars is now the face of Hell Energy Drink. They chose Bruce Willis because he is someone known the world over and his name is a guarantee for the finest quality.

NUMBER 2: Extra Boost of Energy for our Road Trips

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Tiredness and fatigue are no exceptions when we travel. Having the extra boost of Energy when we climb the mountain, swim in the deep blue sea, or trek across rock roads to hidden waterfalls. We all get tired. So, we thought that having an energy brand accompany us

NUMBER 3: Young, New, And Adventurous

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Hell Energy Drink Philippines is a young and vibrant company that is starting out in the Philippines. They are comprised of young millennials who are as energetic and adventurous as their brand. So far, it has already captured the attention of many of motorists in the provinces since it tastes better, it is healthier, it delivers the energy and it is cheaper than Red Bull or Cobra Energy Drink.

Hell Energy Drink Trivia

  1. A Global brand found in 50 countries; and
  2. Manufactures 4.5 million cans of soft drinks a day!
  3. 3-in-1 Coffees contain more caffeine than Hell Energy
  4. Its only 20 pesos a can compared to other Energy Drinks brands with SRP of Php 30 to Php 100.
  5. Hell Energy Drinks are available at the following Stores: Shell Select, Family Mart, Rose Pharmacy, Mightee Mart, CitiMart, LCC Supermarkets, ThreeSixty Pharmacy, Metro Gaisano, iMart, Fooda, JY Square, Quikstop, Emilus Mart, Colonnade, Tiongsan, Rising Sun and Other Convenience Stores, Groceries & Supermarkets and Sari-sari Stores Nationwide!

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Philippine Passport Renewal Now Payable Via ePayment Portal https://www.experience.ph/philippine-passport-renewal-now-payable-via-epayment-portal/ Sun, 08 Jul 2018 07:42:20 +0000 https://www.experience.ph/?p=9153 Last June 14, 2018, The Department of Foreign Affairs or DFA formally launched its passport ePayment Portal to help increase its capacity to receive and process passport applications. The ePayment Portal requires passport applicants to prepay the processing fees through selected payment centers and, eventually, through […]

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Last June 14, 2018, The Department of Foreign Affairs or DFA formally launched its passport ePayment Portal to help increase its capacity to receive and process passport applications.

The ePayment Portal requires passport applicants to prepay the processing fees through selected payment centers and, eventually, through debit and credit cards and through over-the-counter cash transactions in select banks.

According to Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter S. Cayetano “Not only will this new payment system be convenient since applicants can pay the fees anywhere, anytime; it will also help us maximize the capacity of our consular offices.” According to the Secretary, only 60 to 65 percent of applicants appear at DFA consular offices on their date of appointment under the old system.

With ePayment, we expect that no-shows in our consular offices will be significantly reduced, if not totally eliminated. By prepaying, applicants are encouraged to show up lest they forfeit their passport processing fee,” Secretary Cayetano said.

Renewing your passport soon?

Here’s how to use the new DFA ePayment Portal:

1. Go to passport.gov.ph to schedule an appointment.
2. Fill out all the necessary details, and select “Proceed to Payment.”
3. Check your email for the reference number.
4. Head over to your chosen payment center and pay for the processing fee.

  • Expedited Processing – PHP 1,200
  • Regular Processing – PHP 950
  • Convenience Fee – PHP 50

5. Wait for your Confirmed Appointment Packet which will be sent to your email shortly.
6. Print out the packet and bring it on your scheduled appointment date.

List of payment centers:

    • Bayad Center
    • EcPay
    • Pera Hub
    • Robinsons Business Center and Department Stores
    • Waltermart Department Store
    • 7-11
    • Western Union
    • Villarica Pawnshop

*More payment centers will be included in the coming months as well as credit and debit card facilities.

Check out this handy infographic from the Department of Foreign Affairs.

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Frequently Asked Questions About the ePayment Portal

How much do applicants have to pay for?

  • Passports applicants will need to pay PHP 1,200.00 for expedited processing and PHP 950.00 for regular processing. A PHP 50.00 convenience fee is charged by authorized Payment Centers on top of the processing fees.

Can the convenience fee and passport processing fee be refunded in case the applicant fails to show up during his/her scheduled appointment?

  • No. A refund cannot be processed.

How to get in touch with DFA in case you have questions or concerns about the ePayment Portal?

  • You can contact DFA through their Help Desk:
Telephone Number (02) 234 3488
Email Address info@passport.gov.ph


What are the benefits of the DFA ePayment Portal?

  • It’s convenient.  Applicants can pay their passport processing fees anytime at any participating payment center and eventually online through their credit/debit cards.
  • It helps applicants save time. By eliminating one step to undergo at the DFA Consular Office, applicants will be able to significantly save time.
  • It encourages passport applicants to show up on their scheduled appointments. Applicants have to observe their appointments lest they forfeit their passport processing fee and convenience fee.
  • It allows DFA consular offices to accommodate more passport applicants. By significantly cutting down the processing time, DFA consular offices will be able to accommodate more applicants with the same amount of available resources.
  • It gets rid of fixers. Payment of the passport processing fee is a prerequisite before an applicant will be able to receive a confirmed appointment schedule. An applicant’s confirmed appointment schedule is non-transferrable.

NO APPOINTMENT IS NEEDED for the following:

  1. SENIOR CITIZEN and one (1) travel companion
  2. PERSON WITH DISABILITY (PWDs) and one (1) travel companion
  3. SOLO PARENT and his/her minor children
  4. PREGNANT WOMEN
  5. MINORS SEVEN (7) YEARS OLD AND BELOW and his/her parents and minor siblings
  6. OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS (land-based, or seafarers)

You may avail of the OFW LANE or COURTESY LANE at DFA Aseana or at any DFA Consular Office to apply for your passport.

For a list of requirements to avail of this visit, please visit this link.

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