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What to do to make your stay in Davao memorable and exciting

The Mount Apo Boulder Face Challenge 2016

Mount Apo, Philippines’ tallest and most majestic stratovolcano, stands proudly at an elevation of 2,954m above sea level. Regarded as the Grandfather of Philippine Mountains (in etymology, although apo means grandchild, it is also a term used in respect for old people), the view at the peak overlooking Davao region is simply breathtaking.

New Breed of Amihan Team © Jojie Alcantara

Mati’s new breed of Amihan Team

The new Amihan Team is composed of 27 young boys and girls who are being honed by the same trainor and father figure responsible for producing champs in the first batch of the Amihan Boys. These are the young local skimboarders in my beloved birthplace of Mati, Davao Oriental.

Samal: Tripping with Tridacna

Four species of giant clams were transplanted in the 14-hectare Marine Reserve in Barangay Adecor, Kaputian District of Samal Island, one among the program’s successful sites. The site is a marine protected area recovering from illegal and overfishing practices. The DNSC Marine Reserve Park has now become part of the tourism package of Visit Samal Tours.

17th Asia Pacific Retailers Convention and Exhibit

Billed as Asia’s biggest and longest running retail convention, the Asia Pacific Retailers Convention and Exhibition or APRCE is a major project of the Federation of Asia-Pacific Retailers Associations (FAPRA). Composed of 17 national retail associations in Asia Pacific, the FAPRA includes a diverse range of member countries including Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Philippines, China, Hong Kong, Chinese Taipei, Korea, Australia, New Zealand, India, Mongolia, Fiji, and Turkey.