Saturday, August 1, 2009 to host "Lets Go Surfing"

The "Lets Go Surfing" anniversary charity project of is finally all-set on August 15 & 16 bringing a bus of bloggers to San Juan La Union! It will be held at the Billabong Surf School and San Juan Surf Resort in Urbiztondo Beach.


Main sponsors of the event are the Philippine Dept. of Tourism and Bico Australia. Other sponsors include SM, Starbucks Coffee, and VMV Skin Research Centre + Clinics.

The event media partners are Qtube of QTV (Official TV Media Partner), Men’s Health & Women’s Health Magazine (Official Print Media Partner), Web.Com.Ph (Official Web Hosting Partner), (Official Online Media Partner), and CreatiVoices (Official Podcast Partner)

It is also supported by Havaianas, GeiserMaclang, Travel Factor,, and


Main beneficiary of the event to whom part of the registration fee will be donated to is WWF-Philippines to support their cause and local operations.

Surfing Event

The bloggers and other regular participants are expected to enjoy the two-day event by learning how to surf, not on the internet, but on real ocean waves! The activity goes well with the nature of the organizing Philippine emerging travel blog - Let's Go Sago!.

The surfing lessons are guaranteed to be safe as each student blogger is trained one-on-one by a surfing instructor. The team of surfing instructors are actually led by Philippine top surfer Luke Landrigan (May 2009 Cover of Men' Health Magazine).
Food Trips, Night Beach Party, & Raffle Prizes

Other activites in the event include food trips to La Union's best food stops including Halo-Halo de Iloko and Midway Grill.

The event will also be covered by QTV station's Internet TV show Qtube Filipiono-Australian model Andy Smith.

There will also be a night beach party at the evening of day 01 where awesome raffle prizes like :
* (10 pairs) Havaianas Flip Flops
* Awesome Bico Australia Surfing Accessories
* (3) VMV Hypoallergenics’ Armada Sport 70 Sun+Light Screen worth more than 1K each.
* Webhosting packages from
* Starbucks Coffee Vouchers from Starbucks Coffee
* Branded loot bags from
* Travel Factor T-shirts
* More surprise items
* the Grand Prize of a free surfing trip to Baler, Aurora including private bus transfers, accommodations, and surfing lesson
The blogger participants would also be getting lootbags from the sponsors and partners including Starbucks coupons, Men's Health and Women's Health Magazines, Travel Factor travel agency t-shirts, and webhosting packages.

On the way back to Manila, the group will also be passing by Tarlac's famous floating restaurant - Isdaan - for some photo opportunity for the shutterbugs.

Register NOW and join Sago in his anniversary charity project - "Lets Go Surfing!"

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