Monthly Archives: September 2014

Plan ahead of time

When people go on vacation, their number one reason for doing so is because they want to get away from the hassle sometimes caused by daily life. Our normal lives just have stressors sometimes that cannot be avoided. There are times when we would want to just get away from it all. What better way can you think about than going on an all-inclusive vacation package.

It is a great thing that a lot of resorts in the country offer some vacation packages that are much cheaper than purchasing separate deals at different times. If you would total it, the price would be much higher. This is the reason why it is better to book now so that you can get better deals. You may also go on vacation during off peak season because you will be able to enjoy the place at its finest. You would be able to immerse yourself in the culture of the place and experience luxury at the same time.

Do remember that if you would like to have a lot of activities while you are there, you should do a bit of research on the things that you should before you go on vacation. This will help you enjoy your vacation to the fullest.

List of Holidays for 2015

Take note of the following holidays and long weekends, mom and dad. You can plan your mini-vacations ahead of time.

January 1, 2015, Thursday – New Year’s Day (Regular holiday)

January 2, 2015, Friday – Additional special non-working day (Special non-working day)

February 19, 2015, Thursday – Chinese New Year (Special non-working day)

February 25, 2015, Wednesday – EDSA Revolution anniversary (Special holiday)

April 2, 2015, Thursday – Maundy Thursday (Regular holiday)

April 3, 2015, Friday – Good Friday (Regular holiday)

April 4, 2015, Saturday – Black Saturday (Special non-working day)

April 9, 2015, Thursday – Araw ng Kagitingan (Regular holiday)

May 1, 2015, Friday – Labor Day (Regular holiday)

June 12, 2015, Friday – Independence Day (Regular holiday)

August 21, 2015, Friday – Ninoy Aquino Day (Special non-working day)

August 31, 2015, last Monday of August – National Heroes Day (Regular holiday)

November 1, 2015, Sunday – All Saints Day (Special non-working day)

November 30, 2015, Monday – Bonifacio Day (Regular holiday)

December 24, 2015, Thursday – Additional special non-working day (Special non-working day)

December 25, 2015, Friday – Christmas Day (Regular holiday)

December 30, 2015, Wednesday – Rizal Day (Regular holiday)

December 31, 2015, Thursday – Last day of the year (Special non-working day)

Source: http://www.gov.ph/2014/07/23/list-of-nationwide-holidays-for-2015/

Addendum:

The government declares Monday, 6 October 2014, as a regular holiday throughout the country, in observance of Eidul Adha (Feast of Sacrifice).

Boating For A Living

When you fish for a living, you need the proper boat in order to get your catch back to shore. There are boats that companies like Dixon’s Marine Group sells that have everything you could ever need in the way of tools and nets to make fishing a little easier.

boat

Lobster and crab boats are those that need the proper materials in order to haul a large amount of seafood on board. These boats already have most of the netting so that you don’t have to spend a lot of extra money on supplies. If you don’t like to fish all the time, you can get a yacht that has an area where you can relax while on the water. You will also have plenty of room to sit on the deck of the yacht and sink a line in the water while waiting for the fish to bite. Tuna boats are a little smaller and sit closer to the water. These are ideal for those who fish on occasion and don’t need something as big as a lobster boat. When you purchase a boat from a company, you have the reassurance that if anything happens, there is someone who knows how to fix it instead of trying to find someone who specializes in the repairs.