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.

A Balanced Vacation

Does your hectic schedule and the stress of daily obligations have you wishing you could escape to a land of peace and tranquility? Are those wishes derailed by memories of past vacations when you returned home exhausted from racing around to various attractions and sleep deprived because unfamiliar noises kept you awake? If that sounds familiar to you, it’s time for you to pursue a vacation destination in a peaceful place where beauty and serenity abound. Take a moment to visualize the following vacation scenario.

You arrive at your destination and are immediately awed by the beautiful, majestic mountains, the absence of man-made noise and the expansive views you have from the cozy cabin that will be your home away from home for the duration of your visit. Amenities await you that include everything from a hot tub to rocking chairs on the porch. You have the perfect set-up for a vacation alone or for a romantic escape that is long over due. Book now while this vision is fresh in your mind.

You can enjoy the activities that are offered at and near vacation resorts without exhausting yourself. The key is to be selective with the number of activities you want to pursue and to balance those with plenty of relaxation time. Go ahead and go fishing, hiking, biking, visit local attractions or go shopping. Just be sure to balance that with time spent sitting by the fire, relaxing in the hot tub or quietly watching a spectacular sunset.

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).