The sun is out, spirits are high, and people are abuzz with excitement as the summer months loom closer. People are stocking up on sunblock, resort wear, and best of all, planning their dream vacations where it's most fun: the Philippines!
To celebrate its first anniversary, GMA News TV will take viewers on a memorable summer trip that will give them a taste of the best in Philippine travel. Can't afford the usual travel itinerary of a tourist? Get on board and take a first class tour of the most talked about and revered travel destinations of the Pearl of the Orient Seas.
Boracay for every man! On a budget or first class all the way? I Juander hosts Susan Enriquez and Cesar Apolinario will visit the country's most popular tourist spot and experience Boracay from all walks of life. From the most inexpensive to the most luxurious--is the sand truly finer on the other side of the island?
From beauty above to the wonders below--Kara David dons her scuba gear and takes an underwater tour of Palawan's world class coral reefs. Of course, no trip to Palawan will be complete without a visit to one of this generation's seven wonders, the Underground River in Puerto Princesa. And for the first time in Philippine television, Kara will go deeper in the river to search for the newly discovered 'Crystal Cave."
Summer is also a time for bonding. Join Raffy Tima and Mariz Umali as they join thousands of travelers in celebrating the annual Panagbenga Festival of the summer capital of the Philippines, Baguio City.
Lastly, Survivor castaways Maey and Betong travel to Siargao to try out surfing and search for other undiscovered destinations like the stingless jellyfish lake.
With more than seven thousand, one hundred island destinations, there's no doubt that travel is truly more fun in the Philippines! Catch this GMA News TV anniversary special on March 31, 2012 (Saturday) at 9:45 p.m.