Plan your Travel: The Philippine 2016 Holidays

It’s a fact that travel need not be expensive. It’s also a fact that travel, to be inexpensive, must be planned in advance [see Tips and Reminders in Preparing for a Vacation and Tips on Airlines Promos], and one step to plan in advance is to know the specific dates of non-working holidays. Fortunately for you, the Philippines has declared , as early as the third quarter of last year,  the public holidays for 2016. Here’s the list of the nationwide holidays that have been declared for 2016: Continue reading “Plan your Travel: The Philippine 2016 Holidays”

Places You May Want to Visit during Araw ng Kagitingan in the Philippines

Today, 9 April 2015, the Philippines celebrates Araw ng Kagitingan. On this day, during World War II, the joint Filipino and US forces made its last stand in Bataan. The Philippines would commemorate April 9 as an annual holiday – Araw ng Kagitingan or Day of Valor, also known as the Bataan and Corregidor Day. On May 6, 1942, after months of heavy bombing, the little island of Corregidor surrendered. Continue reading “Places You May Want to Visit during Araw ng Kagitingan in the Philippines”

Why It’s More Fun in the Philippines

Why is it more fun in the Philippines? We really want to explain it to you, but words cannot do justice to the sensory overload when you experience the Philippines. The best way to know why it’s more fun in the Philippines? Go to the Philippines [and we’ll gladly help with your travel and tour arrangements]. Watch this video: Continue reading “Why It’s More Fun in the Philippines”

International and Domestic Travel and Tours

Yes, my dear, we handle international travel and tours. While GoTravelBliss specializes in Philippine travel and tours, including corporate and education trips, we are a part of an international network of travel agents and tour operators that give us the requisite competence to handle your travel needs — anywhere in the world. Hotels, airlines, trains, cruise, resorts, you name it. Go travel and find bliss! Continue reading “International and Domestic Travel and Tours”

It’s More Fun in the Philippines!

The Philippine government recently announced it’s newest campaign to promote the country as a prime travel / tours / holiday / vacation destination. The Department of Tourism (DOT) recently launched the It’s More Fun in the Philippines campaign, complete with attention-grabbing and fun photos that coincide with the slogan. Continue reading “It’s More Fun in the Philippines!”

Tours through GoTravelBliss Travel

For the serious backpacker, looking for travel destinations and setting up accommodations – by themselves – are part of the thrill. This may also be true to those who are less serious travelers, but are budget conscious. If you’re familiar with the place, if you have an idea where to go, if you know where to look, if you have network in your dream vacation place, you could do the booking yourself. Continue reading “Tours through GoTravelBliss Travel”

Travel Tip: Typhoons in the Philippines

A typhoon, somewhere else in the world, is also called a storm, cyclone or hurricane. No matter how it is called or how it is characterized, I’m confident that you don’t want a typhoon if you’re planning to go on a vacation to the Philippines. You don’t want canceled flights and delayed travel schedules because of the weather. However, regardless of your preference and as sure as the sun rises, typhoons pass through the Philippines. It’s just a matter of how many typhoons pass in a year and how strong each typhoon is. Continue reading “Travel Tip: Typhoons in the Philippines”

GoTravelBliss Travel and Tours Blog

Don’t get too excited. This is just an initial run to see how this site should be more helpful to travelers and tourists, both Filipinos and foreigners, whether to, within or from the Philippines (yes, my dear, we do Philippine and international tours and travel). Continue reading “GoTravelBliss Travel and Tours Blog”

An Indefinite Visa for the Philippines

A tourist visa is the usual avenue for anyone going for a quick look of another country. For non-Filipinos who fell in love with the Philippines and would want to stay much, much longer, then a tourist visa may not be enough. How would it sound if a foreigner can secure a visa that allows an indefinite stay in the Philippines? Continue reading “An Indefinite Visa for the Philippines”

A Brief Introduction for Travelers to the Philippines

If you’re planning to travel to the Philippines, and we hope you are, there may be certain helpful information that you might want to know about this archipelagic nation composed of 7,107 islands. We shall be discussing these tips and reminders in this category from time to time. Continue reading “A Brief Introduction for Travelers to the Philippines”