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    Black Pencil Project Celebrates 10 Years of Sheer Volunteerism with TBP

    August 18, 2018 7:00 pm by Marky Ramone Go

    I was sitting at the top of a 4×4 engine powered jeepney regaling at the spectacular landscape of Ifugao, when we suddenly came into a halt. A roar of the engine gave it a kick inching a few inches forward. Then followed by a complete standstill. We were ordered to […]

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    Tracing History at the Cultural Triangle of Sri Lanka

    June 27, 2018 7:00 pm by Marky Ramone Go

    Before my trip to Sri Lanka, I had some trepidation about traveling solo to this teardrop-shaped island nation reeling from a brutal civil war. But the excitement of ascertaining the unfamiliar triumphed over my lingering doubts, and a few days before I head out to Kuala Lumpur for my connecting […]

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    Stories of Travelers Finding Love on the Road

    April 9, 2018 12:00 pm by Marky Ramone Go

    “Finding oneself” has become a cliché assumption, whenever one travels far and beyond this planet. Because to wander isn’t just about in search of something. Most of us do so to satisfy a curiosity – about the world’s variety of culture, of stepping foot into landmarks that has fascinated us […]

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    How Female Travelers Should Respond to Sexual Harassment on the Road

    February 2, 2018 7:00 pm by Marky Ramone Go

    It seems like in this age of the #MeToo movement, an unparalleled dirt has been unearthed not only in the entertainment industry but in other facets of society as well. We now come face to face with the reality – to which most of us have turned a blind eye […]

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    Places to Visit in Tawi-Tawi

    January 29, 2018 7:00 pm by Marky Ramone Go

    As the southernmost province in the Philippines, Tawi-Tawi boasts of a number of destinations still considered as off-the-beaten path. Home to diversity and a colorful culture that has flourished and preserved for hundreds of years, visitors to this province are sure to be gifted with a memorable experience. Previously overlooked […]

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    5 Cultural Spots Near Metro Manila

    January 2, 2018 7:00 pm by Marky Ramone Go

      Contrary to initial belief, the Philippines is a country abounding with culture and heritage that is often overlooked in favor of our South East Asian neighbors. Thanks to the resurgence of conservation groups and the various programs of the Department of Tourism, culture trips are quickly gaining traction in […]

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    Health Care without Harm – Asia Steps Up With #ChooseHealthyEnergy Campaign

    October 2, 2017 7:00 pm by Marky Ramone Go

    Health Care without Harm’s advocacy about health care always go hand in hand with their environmental activism. This is the reason why this global organization is now stepping up its campaign in promoting renewable and healthier energy – by starting in their own backyard; the health industry. According to Health […]

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    Bahandi Sandals: Transforming Floating Lilies to Stylish and Affordable Footwear

    September 16, 2017 7:00 pm by Marky Ramone Go

    After spending many weekends exploring the various parts of CARAGA region for secret hideaways and potential tourist locations, the husband and wife team of Jimbo and Shayla Sanchez one day turned their attention to the dense existence of water lilies floating along the Agusan River. Aside from the hats they […]

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    48 Hours in Taipei

    September 3, 2017 7:00 pm by Marky Ramone Go

    Taste.Company’s travel writer Marky Ramone Go counts the interesting sights to see in Taipei in forty-eight hours. As a tiny nation, Taiwan most definitely packs a huge bag of goodies for travelers. It is surprising to discover that Taiwan possesses an abundance of destinations for explorers of all sorts; foodies, […]

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    6 Adrenaline Pumping Adventure Must-Do’s With Dad

    June 18, 2017 7:00 pm by Marky Ramone Go

    Since Father’s day is just around the bend, now is the perfect time to start organizing that bonding trip that will channel back your old man’s zest for adventure. Fortunately, the Philippines doesn’t have any shortages of adventure destination and activities. From the air to the water to the mountains […]