Celebrities spotlight their hometowns in AXN's 'My Hometown is G.O.A.T.'

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FILE PHOTO: Supiden, La Union (Source: My Hometown Is G.O.A.T.)
FILE PHOTO: Supiden, La Union (Source: My Hometown Is G.O.A.T.)

If you are among the millions of people across the globe whose travel plans have been thrown the pandemic, look no further because this show is for you.

This Thursday (November 4), AXN will premiere My Hometown Is G.O.A.T., a six-episode travel and lifestyle series about the Philippines.

Join the celebrity hosts as they travel across the Philippines in a quest for the most scenic spots, the best food and the most breath-taking adventures the country has to offer.

FILE PHOTO: Megan Young and Mikael Daez with Kapampangan Food (Source: My Hometown Is G.O.A.T.)
FILE PHOTO: Megan Young and Mikael Daez with Kapampangan Food (Source: My Hometown Is G.O.A.T.)

Celebrity couple Megan Young and Mikael Daez celebrate their second anniversary with a homecoming. They head out to Megan's native Zambales, then take a detour to nearby Pampanga and Tarlac for a taste of local cuisine and history.

FILE PHOTO: Gazini Ganados at Rizal Park and Shrine Dapitan (Source: My Hometown Is G.O.A.T.)
FILE PHOTO: Gazini Ganados at Rizal Park and Shrine Dapitan (Source: My Hometown Is G.O.A.T.)

Miss Universe Philippines 2019 Gazini Ganados set out on her own “Eat, Pray, Love,” flying to Zamboanga where she rediscovered treasures unique to historic Dapitan, where she was born and raised.

Marc Pingris and his fellow basketball stars JC Intal, Jayjay Helterbrand and Rico Maierhofer hit the open roads to La Union on their motorbikes, passing through Marc’s home province Pangasinan along the way.

Get to know all of them on an intimate level as they put the spotlight on their hometowns, reminisce their childhood memories and share unforgettable experiences to quench our thirst for travel. Don’t forget to keep an eye out for their helpful tips on traveling amid the pandemic.

“We hope that the show can help satiate the wanderlust of our audiences as we wait for the world to become ready for travel. On the flip side, we also hope to reach our many Filipino fans across Asia and help soothe their longing for home, while rekindling their nostalgia and pride in their own hometowns,” said George Chien, President and CEO of KC Global Media Asia, the network that owns AXN Asia.

"Now, we will see a destination through the eyes of not just a tourist, but someone whose roots go deep, whose community ties hold strong, and whose love for their hometown makes it indeed the greatest," Tourism Secretary Berna Romulo-Puyat added.

Ana Catalina Paje is a development journalist passionate about grassroots communication geared towards genuine social change. She also writes about showbiz, lifestyle, and all things Pinoy pride. The views expressed are her own.

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