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Experience Davao Oriental Itinerary

We’re going east with the Davao Bloggers Society Travel Squad this weekend and you can join us… albeit virtually. The Provincial Tourism Office of Davao Oriental has invited Davao Bloggers to see, hear, feel, smell, and taste the best of Davao Oriental. I invite you to experience Davao Oriental with us. Here’s our Davao Oriental Itinerary that’s super packed with activities.

Experience Davao Oriental Itinerary Day 1

Our journey kicks off early tomorrow morning as we leave our beloved Davao City and head to Banaybanay. Our first stop is Cafe Pintatagan. After breakfast, we will be heading to Mount Hamiguitan, a newly declared UNESCO World Heritage Site. Hoping we will see the famed pygmy forest. The next stop is another Heritage Site, Cape San Agustin.

Dahican Beach, Mati, Davao Oriental
Dahican Beach, Mati, Davao Oriental

The day will end with dinner at our official residence for the trip, Dahican Cove at Dahican, Mati. The rest of the night will be spent exploring the City of Mati, the provincial capital.

DAY 1, Friday
3 am Departure to Davao Oriental
6 am Breakfast at Cafe Pintatagan
9 am Mount Hamiguitan UNESCO World Heritage Site
1 pm Lunch at Cape San Agustin Heritage Site
6 pm Dinner at Dahican Cove
8 pm Mati City Tour

Experience Davao Oriental Itinerary Day 2

Day 2 of our Experience Davao Oriental trip will begin with a breakfast at Dahican Cove, with the beautiful sunrise over the Pacific Ocean as the backdrop.

We will also be visiting the Sleeping Dinosaur, the Sabangan Museum, the Davao Oriental Provincial Capitol, and the Carmelite Monastery.

Sleeping Dinosaur, Mati, Davao Oriental
Sleeping Dinosaur, Badas, Davao Oriental

The rest of the day will be spent lazing on the shores of my favorite Dahican Beach and a trip to the Mati Park and Baywalk.

DAY 2, Saturday
5 am Sunrise Breakfast at Dahican Cove
8:30 am Sleeping Dinosaur Trek
9:30 am Sabangan Museum Tour
12 noon Lunch at the Provincial Capitol
1:20 pm Carmelite Monastery
2:20 pm Dahican Beaches
5 pm Mati Park and Baywalk
8 pm Dinner at Dahican Cove

Experience Davao Oriental Itinerary Day 3

The last day of our Experience Davao Oriental Tour will begin early at 3 am as the group sets to chase the sunrise at Pusan Point in Caraga. After Pusan Point, we will journey towards Banganga Sunrise Boulevard to taste local delicacies.

On the way home back to Davao City, we will be stopping by two of Davao Oriental’s most popular travel destinations. One stop is the Cateel Riverview Park in Cateel, Davao Oriental. And the last stop is the mesmering Aliwagwag Falls Eco-Park also in Cateel.

DAY 3, Sunday
3 am Departure from Dahican Cove
5 am Sunrise Breakfast at Pusan Point
9 am Baganga Sunrise Boulevard
11 am Lunch Cateel Riverview Park
2 pm Aliwagwag Falls Eco-Park
5 pm Departure for Davao City
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Five Fifth Harmony Faves

My current favorite, girl group, Fifth Harmony is coming to the Philippines courtesy of Smart Music! Sadly, I won’t be able to watch the concert. Buuuut… I would still like to celebrate their visit. So, I am sharing with you my Top Five Fifth Harmony Faves.

#SmartFifthHarmony on April 5 at the Mall of Asia Arena
#SmartFifthHarmony on April 5 at the Mall of Asia Arena

First up, is the song that made me love Fifth Harmony, “Worth It.”

Girl power, y’all.

The next song I love is another song that celebrates girl power, “Bo$$.”


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Blogapalooza 2016 Horizons 2.0

It’s official. Members of the Davao Bloggers Society (DBS) are flying in to join Blogapalooza 2016 Horizons 2.0.

Blogapalooza 2016: Horizons 2.0
Blogapalooza 2016 Horizons 2.0

Blogapalooza 2016 Horizons 2.0 is happening this Saturday, November 5, 2016 at Novotel Manila Araneta Center. And for the first time ever, bloggers from various blogger organizations in Visayas and Mindanao are joining the event.

Blogapalooza is a the Philippines’ first and largest Business-to-Blogger Networking and Marketing Event. It is a networking opportunity where bloggers and businesses alike have the chance to meet potential partners who will help them grow their respective brands.

Visayas and Mindanao Bloggers at Blogapalooza 2016 Horizons 2.0

This year, I along with other members of DBS will be attending the event, not just to network and market our own blogs, but also to represent our organization. Davao Bloggers Society is one of the eight VisMin Bloggers Organizations participating in Blogapalooza.

VisMin Bloggers Organizations at Blogapalooza 2016 Horizons 2.0
VisMin Bloggers Organizations at Blogapalooza 2016 Horizons 2.0

DBS will be represented by myself, along with Jexx Hinggo, Josef Cagas, Klyde Jarabelo, and Jeffrey Mondia. Also joining are Claudine Claire Chua, Cham Tanteras, and Kezia Marie Medina.

Other VisMin organizations joining Blogapalooza 2016 Horizons 2.0 are:

The event organizers have partnered with Philippine Airlines for our flights and Novotel for our hotel accommodations this weekend.
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