Thursday, October 27, 2011


Does  days on the road in a bus packed with a motley crew appeal to you?

Come, join a busload of interesting people for a tour around North of the Philippines! The best part if you may ask--it's going to be an all-expenses paid trip! Insanely interesting. Yea! 

Now on its 3rd edition, Lakbay Norte is a 9-day media tour around North Luzon in key places like Subic Bay and Baguio to as far as Ilocos Norte and Cagayan Province.

Before you go hysterical, let me tell you that this is a contest and the organizers are looking for not just one or two but six talented and lucky bloggers to join the Lakbay Norte 3: Outdoor Adventures of the North. And before you go loco, let me tell you also that the winning bloggers will enjoy complimentary meals, lodgings and activities included in the itinerary. Personal expenses are not included and winners who reside outside Manila will have to cough up some cash to haul themselves to Manila. Now, go and hyperventilate.

So, if you are 18 year-old and above, a resident of the Philippines with a one-year old blog (at least) and have not participated in any Lakbay Norte tours in the past, you might be the chosen one North Philippines Visitors Bureau has been looking for. 

How to Join 
Download application form and fill out information
Post an article on your blog regarding Lakbay Norte 3 Blogger Contest
Send application form and screenshot of google analytics to on or before Oct 31, 2011
  November 20, 2011 11:59 (GMT +8) with the subject "My Official Entry to Lakbay Norte 3 Blogger Contest."
Contest Proper
20 Finalists will be selected on Nov 5, 2011 from all applicants and each will make a 500-article on “Why I want to Join Lakbay Norte 3″  to be submitted on or before Nov 14, 2011.
NPVB will post each article as a facebook note on the North Philippines facebook page. From Nov 16 to Dec 18, 2011, finalists can promote their note to receive likes. 
6 Bloggers will be chosen to join Lakbay Norte 3 and will be announced on Dec 23, 2011
2 with the most number of facebook likes on their Lakbay Norte entries.
2 with the best blog content
2 as chosen by NPVB’s Sponsors
Summary of Competition Dates:
Application Period:Oct 7-Oct 31
Pre-Selection: starts as soon as entries come in until Nov 4
Notification of Finalists – Nov 5
Article Preparation – Nov 6-14
Uploading of Entries in Facebook – Nov 15
Contest Period: Nov 16 – Dec 18
Judging Period: Dec 19 – Dec 21
Winners Informed: Dec 23
Lakbay Norte 3: Jan 22-30
* Read the complete mechanics by clicking this link >>>

Remember, closing date is October 31, 2011 is November 20, 2011. Good luck to us!

This google analytics thing is rocket science to me! Thanks for revision of the game!


  1. i joined too! see you there! hahahaha assuming much me.

  2. with the revised contest rules, i'll join na. na nosebleed ako sa google analytics nuun eh. hahaha


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