Celebrities usually take advantage of long weekend breaks to get some much-needed R&R. While others choose to stay in the country or go out-of-town, some use the opportunity to hie off to their favorite Asian countries.
Kapamilya stars like Kris Aquino, Cristine Reyes, Julia Barretto and Vina Morales took the opportunity to enjoy some bonding time with their loved ones in different countries. Kris Aquino brought sons Josh and Bimby to Japan where they enjoyed commuting by subway and visiting Universal Studios in Osaka. Kris posted on her Instagram account krisaquino214 that at one point “I'm skipping Hollywood Dream (roller coaster) so I'm just editing our pics and making bantay our bags and packages. Loving bonding day with my sons! Universal Studios Japan was FUN! Perfect size, enough to do, but not super exhausting.” Also in Japan was Maria Mercedes actor Jake Cuenca had his own laidback trip visiting temples and tasting authentic ramen.
Anne Curtis and boyfriend Erwan Heussaff spent the weekend in Siem Reap, Cambodia where they visited temples like the Angkor Wat and Ta Prohm temple where the Hollywood movie Tomb Raider was shot. Anne posted videos of their vacation on her IG account annecurtissmith which included a 14-kilometer run. “Woke up at 5 am to run towards Angkor Wat from Siem Reap today. Such a beautiful way to visit the temples because you learn to value each temple more. Such a splendid sight to see. I do admit, I felt like Lara Croft whilst visiting the Temple Ta Prohm. I couldn't resist busting out my Tomb Raider moves.”
In Hong Kong, Julia Barretto vacationed with her siblings Claudia and Leon to visit Disneyland and do some shopping. The young star shared photos of her “OOTD” or Outfit of the Day on her account juliabarretto. Also in Hong Kong was Cristine Reyes, who admitted on her IG account queencristinereyes she was looking forward to the long weekend after finishing shooting for her upcoming movie with Gabby Concepcion. The sexy actress posted various videos documenting her trip from the airport to boarding the airplane and while roaming various restaurants and shopping areas.
Vina Morales, who was in Dubai for a show last Friday, took the opportunity to see the sights which included visiting the grand mosque and riding the Ferrari World's Formula Rossa which was dubbed as the World's Fastest Rollercoaster. The singer posted on her IG account Vina_Morales about the exhilarating experience. “I will never ever ride it again. Picture perfect wahaha. Formula Rossa accelerates up to 240 km/h in less than five seconds in a true F1 experience. I don't think I can do it again. Makabuang! Nabuang gyud.” (Cebuano for “It can make you crazy!”)