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Contest Time: Pre-Christmas Giveaway

Join our pre-Christmas giveaway contest for a shot at winning a shirt and cap bundle!

Here’s how that works:
1) Share a photo of your Circle sticker, cap,

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Event Alert: Chef Grai @ Baler!

Block off November 18, 2017 because you’re going to Baler to learn how to make delicious dishes (and one drink) from our guest chef Grai Alvar.

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ALBUM: Return of the South Swell 2017

Just a sneak peek of the Return of the South Swell celebration we held in Zambales last weekend.

Thank you to everyone who came to share in the good vibes!

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Tribes and Treks: September Dates

Trek through the beautiful volcanic ash valleys of Zambales to the 3,000 hectare ancestral domain lands of the Aetas to help them re-grow a rainforest. Try their local food, learn their songs and dances;

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Common Area Conversations: Making Friends at the Circle

We recently asked you to tell us about a friend you made at the Circle and got some really interesting answers!

“Went to @thecirclehostel Elyu last February 24,

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How to Build with Ecobricks

We put together a basic guide on what ecobricks are and how we use them in our builds for perimeter walls and planter boxes. If you’re interested in making your own,

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There Are No Strangers: Jowel and Pepper’s Travel Tale

Words and photos from hostel guest Jowel:

Me & my friend Pepper visited The Circle Hostel in Zambales on November last year to join the Tribes & Treks and to experience what was it like to be part of the “Circle.”

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A Lesson In Giving – and Giving Back

Words and photos by Raf Dionisio

We’ve been working with the Yangil Tribe for the last 20 months trying to re-forest 3,000 hectares, grow a 100 hectare food forest and create a 1 hectare herbal healthcare forest in the ancestral domains of San Felipe,

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One Woman’s Solo Travel Experience

We asked Lahaina Jacob to share her solo travel thoughts with us after we read about it on her Instagram account. If reading it inspires you to take that solo trip,

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Tribes and Treks Dates: July

It’s never too early to plan your July trips! Join us for #TribesAndTreks and experience traveling with a purpose. Get to know the Aetas of Yangil, Zambales, learn about their culture,

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LA UNION
Barangay Urbiztondo, Circle Road, La Union, San Juan, Philippines
email: zambales@thecirclehostel.com

ZAMBALES
San Felipe, Zambales,
Philippines
email: zambales@thecirclehostel.com

BALER
Buton Street, Brgy. Sabang, Aurora, Baler, Philippines
email: baler@thecirclehostel.com