Posts Tagged ‘vacation’

Discover the Best Vacation Places

A blog review for Best Vacation Places as entry to Kaye and Pehpot’s Contest.

An author once said “A vacation is like love – anticipated with pleasure, experienced with discomfort, and remembered with nostalgia.” This is true, right? Who wouldn’t want to have get away from his current situation or work to have a wonderful vacation? If given a chance, I would love to travel and have a vacation to the best places. This is the ultimate goal of Best Vacation Places, to share to the readers the best vacation spots and to give you ideas for your next get away. The author is Veronica who loves learning about new places and so generous enough to share with us interesting things she discovers in her adventures.

The site is so easy to navigate with a two column layout, making Archives and Categories available on the left sidebar. The header itself speaks for the title, with a beautiful sunset background plus some pictures of tourists spot, you would be encourage to read more. The author was able to categorize each article very well, to name a few categories that you can choose from are Vacation Islands, Different Vacations Ideas, Romantic Vacations, etc. It’s good that she featured Davao and Baguio as one of the best cities to visit here in the Philippines. And don’t forget that Cebu Pacific have a promo, check out her site for the details, and it’s for you to decide where to go this summer. :D :D

Philippine Holidays for 2010

I posted the list of Holidays on my bulletin board already. So, I decided to post it on my blog also, to inform everybody else. Knowing the Holidays for the year is important not just for planning bonding time with the family but also for my work. Work performed on Regular Holidays means additional 100% and Special Holiday means additional 30% on the daily compensation of all employees.

Regular Holidays

New Year’s Day  – January 1
Maundy Thursday  – April 1
Good Friday – April 2
Araw ng Kagitingan  – April 9 (Friday)
Labor Day  – May 1
Independence Day  – June 14 (Monday nearest June 12)
National Heroes Day  – August 30 (Last Monday of August)
Bonifacio Day – November 29 (Monday nearest November 30)
Christmas Day  – December 25 (Saturday)
Rizal Day  – December 27 (Monday nearest December 30)

Special (Non-Working) Days

Ninoy Aquino Day  – August 23 (Monday nearest August 21)
All Saints Day  – November 1 (Monday)
Additional Special (Non-Working) Day  – December 24 (Friday)
Last Day of the Year  – December 31 (Friday)

Special Holiday (for all schools)

EDSA Revolution Anniversary February 22 (Monday nearest February 25)

I wonder if they will add additional holiday for Labor Day, since May 1 is a Saturday. hehe

Plan your vacation now! yipee!

source: proclamation 1841

Two holidays coming up this september

The first holiday would be tomorrow. The government declared tomorrow, Sept 7, a Non working holiday because it would be the burial of Eraño Manalo, the head of the politically influential, vernacular-speaking, and home-grown Iglesia ni Cristo, who died last August 31.

Another Holiday would be on Sept 21, which marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan, and would be highlighted by the celebration of Eid’l Fitr.

So two long, weekend for this September. mark your calendars, and prepare for a nice family event. It would be a great time to bond with your family, especially if the parents are working like me and my husband.

Novena To God’s Love
Today, I receive all of God’s love for me. Today, I open myself to the unbounded, limitless, overflowing abundance of God’s universe. Today, I open myself to your blessings, healing and miracles. Today, I open myself to God’s Word so that I become more like Jesus every day. Today, I proclaim that I’m God’s Beloved, I’m God’s Servant, I’m God’s Powerful Champion, And because I am blessed, I will bless the world, In Jesus’ Name, Amen.
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