Posts Tagged:baler

Event Alert: Sell and Swap in Baler

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Ian Penn

Event Alert: The Ian Penn Hostel Tour


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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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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


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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Common Area Conversations: Top Three Travel Picks!

We asked our guests and friends: “What are your top three travel must-haves (not including surf gear)?”

“Sunblock, ID’s, hygeine kit.” – Yuan Yim

“Camera, malong,

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Cooking at the Circle Hostel

By Rafa Oca

It was one of those weeknights at the hostel when there were few guests and I was hungry.  I had been in Baler for 2 weeks already and I was craving sashimi.

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Hello, Baler!

Twenty Days As An Intern at The Circle Hostel

From the The Circle Hostel Baler Intern, Alexa Dabao

It was a little more than 3 months ago when I said my goodbyes to what has become my home away from home.

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