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Event Alert: Sell and Swap in Baler

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Ian Penn

Event Alert: The Ian Penn Hostel Tour


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One Million Lights Distribution in Zambales

With One Million Lights, we went to visit the Aetas of Banawen and Lobong-Anangka to give them light.

Our 4×4 got stuck in the river twice,

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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


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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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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Video: Philippine Flowfest 2017

We’re borrowing the words of event head Paulino Servado of Planet Zips: Poi Philippines because there are no better words than his to sum up the gratitude we feel for yet another successful event.

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There Are No Strangers

Common Area Conversations: Mel’s Experience

We got this message from Mel, who was recently a guest of ours in La Union. We loved her story so much that we asked if we could share it!

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Tribes and Treks for February

Tribes and Treks: February Dates

Learn about an indigenous culture while helping to replant a rainforest! Join us this month for#TribesAndTreks in Zambales.

Packages start at Php1,500 and include transfers to and from the hostel to the trail,

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Yuli, Faust and her new tattoo.

Common Area Conversations: Yuli

We met Yuli at the hostel one afternoon in La Union and she eagerly told us about how much she was enjoying her time not only at the Circle but in San Juan,

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Buton Street, Brgy. Sabang, Aurora, Baler, Philippines