Take an Extreme Adventure or Just Chill at Laresio Lakeside Resort and Spa

The last weekend of February had us driving to UPLB to fetch Ralph who went on an overnight debate competition. Since February 25 was declared as an official holiday, we thought that it would be the best time to spend the night at a resort in Los Baños. It was a last minute decision so I failed to reserve us a room at the Makiling Onsen Spa. Thankfully, Laresio Lakeside Resort and Spa was just a few hundred meters and a phone call away.

It was actually my husband first discovered Laresio Lakeside Resort and Spa. He saw a viral post on Facebook about it and tagged me. I didn't realize that it was also located in Los Baños until our car drove past its signage along the highway. Luck was on our side when I booked because there were still a few rooms available. As the night passed, we saw guests coming and checking in the rooms beside ours.

Checking-in at Laresio
We availed of the Small Group Overnight Package for 4 which cost us 1,500 each.

The package an airconditioned room good for…

Let Apl.de.ap Take U To The Philippines!

The Philippine's Department of Tourism (DoT) launched its latest tourism campaign dubbed as "Take Me To The Philippines" last September 27, 2009 with a music video starring Apl.de.ap of the Black Eyed Peas. The music video is entitled "Take U To The Philippines" and the song talks about the places worth visiting in the country.

Watch Tourism Secretary Ace Durano and Apl.de.ap talk about how the video came about.

Apl was chosen by the department as the global ambassador of its "Take Me To The Philippines" endeavor. This campaign is aimed at re-establishing the position of Philippine tourist spots as global destinations.