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…

New Philippine Department of Tourism Slogan to be unveiled tomorrow

Before, it was WOW Philippines. Then, it was followed by the infamous, Pilipinas, Kay Ganda (Beautiful Philippines). What could be the new Department of Tourism slogan? We'll know by tomorrow. All we know now is that it will answer the question, "Why go to the Philippines?" This is according to a tweet by tourism secretary Ramon Jimenez, Jr..

While the rest of Pinoy netizens speculated over Twitter and Facebook, the only hints that the tourism secretary gave is that it will be "more competitive than just an adjective," and that it is going to be "an expression, drawn from natural conversation." Your guess is as good as mine.

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well... the new slogan is "(name of an activity). More fun in the Philippines." And its taking FB by storm. :) Filipinos are ingenious people - what they can think of! :D