Archive | March, 2011

How to stay hydrated this summer

Summer is here! Lounging in the beach or getting pumped up in summer activities sounds like a good idea, but we must also take care to remain hydrated. So, whether you’re spending your vacation in the beach and biking or just doing more outdoor activities it’s always a good idea to stay hydrated.

Aquabest Summer Fever
Aquabest Summer Fever

1) Drink lots of water: The obvious choice for staying hydrated is drinking water and lots of it. You can never have enough water on hand, and for days at the beach, freeze water bottles the night before so they can stay cold throughout the next day. Drinking plenty of water will help keep your energy up, and make your skin glow. Aquabest is processed using Grander Technology that rejuvenates water making it more effective at keeping you hydrated. Continue Reading

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Marine marvels on show at 1st Philippine Dive Seafari

The 7,107 islands of the Philippines sit on what some consider the “center of global marine biodiversity”, and more dive enthusiasts are catching on.

With its abundance of wildlife, the Philippines is a biodiversity hotspot in its entirety, one of only a few countries in the world with such distinction. It is also one of six whose waters comprise the Coral Triangle, the richest collection of marine life anywhere on the planet.

Puerto Galera Dive Sites
Puerto Galera Dive Sites

Here, the world’s most diverse array of corals and reef fish – three-fourths of all coral species and over 2,000 varieties of fish, to be exact – populate the sea. There’s even more upon closer inspection, as the array of wildlife includes everything from dolphins to crustaceans, sea slugs to eels. The variety of creatures is simply staggering. Continue Reading

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Baguio City prepares for summer vacation and Lenten season

The city government this early has started to prepare to welcome hundreds of visitors during the summer vacation and Lenten Season here. Baguio City tourism officer Benny Alhambra said the yearly exodus of tourists here is in keeping with the role of Baguio as “Summer Capital of the Philippines”.

Lion Head in Baguio City
Lion Head in Baguio City

At churches here, many of the faithfuls have already started to observe Lent activities with the observance of Ash Wednesday.

“Once more we ask the cooperation of our residents in Baguio to welcome our visitors coming here for the summer break and Holy Week.

“The stream of visitors to our city is at its peak since December. We should be happy for this as it shows our country to be peaceful and beautiful,” he said.

Alhambra said that there was a tremendous increase of visitors here since the last quarter of 2010. However, the actual number of visitors is yet to be made official by the Department of Tourism.

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