Category Archives: Tourism

Senator Risa Hontiveros Proposes New Special Holidays In The Last Quarter Of 2018

683EA10C-7E47-41F8-AF35-E99FEF63CB38.jpegMANILA, Philippines (The Adobo Chronicles, Manila Bureau) – Filipinos take their beauty pageants very seriously.  And so does Philippine Senator Risa Hontiveros.

Today, Hontiveros filed a bill that would declare as special non-working holidays several important dates in the last quarter of 2018 and early 2019.  These include scheduled dates for Miss Universe, Miss World, Miss International, Miss Earth, Miss Supranatural, Miss Grand International, Miss Intercontinental and Miss Globe.

(Refer to the specific dates in the photo, courtesy of The Qrown Philippines.)

Make your plans early to avoid scheduling conflicts, and send a note of thanks to Senator Hontiveros for her genuine concern for the passion of the Filipinos.

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Bohol Province And Baguio City Make It To The New List Of Wonders Of The World

1BCD685C-5031-4B51-871A-D3FF504322E1.jpegBAGUIO CITY, Philippines (The Adobo Chronicles, Baguio Bureau) – Mover over, Great Wall of China and the Pyramids of Egypt. The Philippines just earned a spot — no, two spots — in the new list of ‘Wonders of the World.’

Bohol province just made it to the list with its Chocolate Hills.

And Baguio City is now recognized for its Chocolate Lake at Burnham Park.

Congratulations to Bohol, and especially to Baguio!