4 DAY LONG HOLIDAY IN AUGUST YAHOOOOO!


There will be a four-day long weekend towards the end of August, Malacanang announced on Saturday.

In a radio interview, Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Abigail Valte said August 29, a Monday; and August 30, Tuesday, have been declared non-working holidays.

August 29 marks National Heroes’ Day while August 30 is the end of Ramadan. – source inquirer.net

PNR FARE FROM MANILA TO NAGA

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photos by vic nierva


PNR Bicol Express train fares are as follows: 


P    548 for the tourist section
P    950 for family-style cabins 
P 1,000 for executive cabins

PHOTOS BY VIC NIERVA



The tourist section of the train features reclining chairs and more space for passengers. Meanwhile, family coaches provide double-deck beds that can accommodate up to 4 people and the executive coach has private cabins.

PHOTOS FROM RIHSPI


Travel time to Naga via the Bicol Express trains is expected to be 10 hours, all in the comfort of new air-conditioned coaches that the Philippine National Railways recently acquired. 

photo from RIHSPI

Soon, more features will be added to the Bicol travel such as television sets and free Wifi access.