Heading to Bohol is like going to Boracay but with a quieter community of locals and tourists. There’s something for the more adventurous of course: a day trip to nearby Danao Adventure Park offers extreme sports, but if you’re looking for an escape from the hustle of the city and some time to relax on a beach bed with a G&T, then Bohol it is. And one of the best places to stay in is at the Doljo beach front property that is Bellevue Bohol.
I was lucky enough to stay in Bellevue Bohol for a whole weekend back in 2016. Back then the service and amenities were already very much up to par with its 5-star rating. But now, armed with a better grasp of the 21st century traveler, Bellevue Bohol takes service and amenities to new heights.
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THE POWER OF A NAME
With one foot stepping into a life he’s set on defining in his own accord, and another stepping into an industry pressured by brand recall, Dr. Z Teo has inadvertently set out on a lifelong quest to redefine what a name can stand for
IN THE NOW
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AFTER THE HUSTLE, REST
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A MOMENT OF REFLECTION
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THE TRUTH ABOUT BEAUTY ACCORDING TO PARK SEO JUN
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SEEK AND YOU SHALL FIND
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The Chocolate Hills of Bohol
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CULTIVATING A FOOD FOREST: BOHOL PERMACULTURE FARM PRODUCES AWARD-WINNING TABLEA
NOT EVERYONE gets into farming voluntarily at first but there are many who come to realize that it is actually their calling.
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TWO MILLENNIALS GROW EXTRAORDINARY VEGGIES IN THEIR GARDENS
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BOHOL'S CHOCOLATE PRINCESS REVIVES HEIRLOOM CACAO PLANTED IN BACKYARDS
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