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12-04-2020Bohol Government measures to combat the threat of Pandemic COVID–19114

As measures to combat the threat of COVID 19 in the Province of Bohol. The entire Bohol Province is now under the community quarantine until April 12, 2020. It was originally planned starting 24:01 of 16 March until 23:59 of March 20, 2020 with the Executive order No. 8 but extended until April 12, 2020.   Read more...

26-10-2019Domestic Flight Schedules550
You can reach Bohol by air using a domestic flight from Manila, Davao(DVO), Cagayan de Oro (CGY), Clark (CRK) and few International flights.    Read more...
30-11-2018Fast Ferry Schedules1375
The most convenient way to get to Bohol from the neighboring islands is by fast ferry. Fast ferries offer a high speed passenger service, often using Singapore or Danish built catamaran type motorboats. These have a cruising speed of about 50 kilometers per hour.   Read more...
18-10-2017Where to Stay in Bohol, Philippines1252
Bohol has a large number of hotels, resorts, and other facilities for tourists. Most of these are concentrated in Tagbilaran and Panglao island, and more scattered around the island. To help you make your choice we have listed most hotels here, with some short personal comments.   Read more...
27-04-2017A Word about Safety596
The Philippines sometimes receives negative press regarding the safety of foreigners. We believe this is not always deserved, and certainly does not apply to Bohol. In this article we will give some advice about the safety situation in the Philippines.   Read more...
13-01-2017Current Philippine Banknotes2229
The currency in the Philippines is the Philippine peso (or officially piso), divided into 100 centavos (officially centimo).   Read more...
01-11-2016Bohol, Philippines Tourist destination115
Here are some suggested tourist destinations in Bohol that you can visit in a day and more.   Read more...
23-05-2016Regular Ferry Schedules1411
A large number of regular ferries connect Bohol with the other islands of the Philippines. They are the cheapest way to travel from island to island, and hence can be very crowded during high season (just before the Holy Week or Christmas).    Read more...
24-06-2015What to see and what to do in Bohol, Philippines601
Bohol has a tremendous lot to offer, so much that many tourists have a hard time to select those most important things to see in their limited time. You can easily spend a week on the island, and just see the highlights.   Read more...
17-12-2014A Mystical tour to Lamanoc Point of Anda, Bohol156
One of the hidden gems of Bohol, Philippines is the Anda peninsula, in the east of Bohol. Until a few years ago not often frequented by visitors, but this has now changed, and Anda likely to be the rising star in Bohol tourism in the coming years. Anda has much to offer to visitors.   Read more...
20-08-2014Visa Regulations577
A short overview of Philippine visa regulations relevant for tourists and other visitors.   Read more...
17-10-2013Bohol's Old Churches706
Bohol has a number of very old churches, dating back to the early years of the Spanish colonization of the island. On October 15, 2013, a 7.2 magnitude earthquake destroyed or heavily damaged most of the historic churches of Bohol.   Read more...
16-10-2013Detailed (1:50000 scale) maps of Bohol58
Detailed maps of Bohol scanned at 300 DPI, as produced by NAMRIA.   Read more...
11-08-2013Boholano Riddles430
The Boholano is fond of riddles. Here we present a small collection of riddles, both in Cebuano and English.   Read more...
11-08-2013Resources for Learning Cebuano65
Since Cebuano has no official status, it is not easy to find books that will help you learn Cebuano. In local bookshops, you'll sometimes find small phrase-books, but they are not very useful to learn the language. However, good resources are available. We've prepared on overview of Cebuano Learning resources on this site.   Read more...
11-08-2013The Boholano Language581
On Bohol, most people speak Cebuano, or, to be more exact, the local dialect of Cebuano, called Boholano. Many people speak English, and almost all speak standard Cebuano as well as Tagalog.    Read more...
24-10-2011Waterfalls537
Bohol is blessed with a large number of romantic, refreshing waterfalls. Most of them are hidden away, only known to the local people. They will patiently wait for you to discover them.   Read more...
17-10-2011Bohol, Philippines Island Hopping467
Besides a traditional inland tour, you can also enjoy the beauty of the smaller outlying islands of Bohol. If you are planning to join in on a whale and dolphin watching tour, you can combine this with island-hopping.   Read more...
01-06-2011Getting to Bohol, Philippines556
Bohol is located in the middle of the Philippines, and can be conveniently reached by air and boat. Bohol is a one hour flight from Manila, or a one and a half hour trip by fast ferry from Cebu.   Read more...
11-05-2011Fiesta Time!328
In Bohol, every town and barangay has its own Fiesta. Once a year, the entire town is decorated for the annual feast, in which there will be plenty of food and drinks.   Read more...