Posts Tagged:backpacker

Event Alert: Sell and Swap in Baler

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See you in Baler!

EVENT ALERT: Farewell to the North Swell

Come and join the Circle in Baler this February 16 to 18, 2018 as we start to say farewell to the North Swell. We’ve got lots of activities lined up including yoga with Ghia Nabong, Read More

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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Pop-up Alert: Crafternoon in Zambales

Crafternoon at #TheCircleHostel in #Zambales this weekend! Check out pieces made by our down-the-road neighbor Luntian Handcraft and have Faust Olecram create a permanent piece of art on you!

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Chef Grai

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.

Limited slots so Chef Grai can really give you attention during your class, Read More

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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When we met our new travel buddies!

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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Tribes July 2017

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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