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Zac Efron showed how much he enjoyed his short stay in Bicol by sharing this photo to his Twitter followers yesterday, September 28. In the caption, he wrote, “Hey guys! Z here. Rode up the lava flow of Mayon Volcano today. Wishing you the best from the Philippines.”

 

The Hollywood actor stayed in Misibis Bay resort in Albay for two days before coming back to Manila for the Penshoppe Fan Conference at the SM Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City.

Photo: Zac Efron's Twitter account

Zac Efron considers his visit to the Philippines as a "dream come true."

So when local clothing brand Penshoppe asked him to be their endorser, Zac did not hesitate to accept the offer.

“They don’t really have to convince me. I’ve always wanted to come out to the Philippines,” said the 24-year-old Hollywood actor in an interview with PEP.ph (Philippine Entertainment Portal), Spot.ph, and Candy Magazine earlier today, September 29, at the Hyatt Hotel and Casino in Manila.

“I was thrilled that a brand like Penshoppe, you know, has an opportunity like this for me and they wanted me to do it.

“I was ecstatic not only because of the brand but it’s also very cool. They gave me a chance to go to the Philippines, which I always wanna do."

Since he was a kid, the High School Musical star has heard things about the Philippines through his father, a former merchant marine who often visited the country in the past.

Zac recalled, “When I was young, my dad used to come out here a lot.

“When I was young, he was always the adventurous type.

“You know, I always admire him for going out and experiencing different culture and seeing the world, specifically the Philippines. So I always wanted to come out here.

“When Penshoppe said that I could do it, I was like really thrilled. I couldn’t believe it—it’s like a dream come true.”

OUTDOOR TYPE. It looks like Zac got the outdoorsy characteristic of his father. This became evident when PEP asked him about the things he wants to do before turning 30.

He replied, “I would love to see more of the world—that’s the best thing.

“That’s one of my favorite things about being in this industry, it opens eyes to different culture.

“I really love to be out there and experience the world. I don’t like to stay at home.