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Instagram Accounts that Are Sure to Fuel your Wanderlust

May 21, 2017 7:00 pm by Bettina Bacani

For the great majority, traveling is considered a luxury. With all the responsibilities and obligations we have to fulfill everyday, we can’t just get up and travel the world. That’s why when I feel like I want to pack up and get away for a few days, I find myself […]

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Museo Orlina: A Glass Escape in Tagaytay

May 7, 2017 7:00 pm by Cheenee Otarra

Tagaytay has long been an escape for the urban dwellers of Manila. People visit Tagaytay for a weekend of breather to avoid the smog of the city, see the Taal volcano, get a massage, take in fresh air and dine out in the comfort food restaurants by the lake. Museo Orlina, […]

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Hip and Homey Hostels in the Philippines

May 6, 2017 7:00 pm by Marky Ramone Go

Steadily blipping brightly on the backpacking trail of South East Asia, the Philippines is quickly becoming more welcoming of backpackers from all over the world. Gone are the exclusive hold of expensive accommodations and sleazy inns. Enter the hip hostels that are opening its doors and ushering world travelers inside […]

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Nestling in the Heart of Cocoon Boutique Hotel

May 2, 2017 7:00 pm by Karla Ramos

Sustainability is a buzzword excessively thrown around these days. However, only a very few establishments could claim to be truly sustainable from top to bottom. In the hotel industry, one such establishment is Cocoon Boutique Hotel, located in Scout Tobias, Quezon City. We recently had the honor of attending Cocoon’s […]

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5 Unique Activities Up North For Labor Day Weekend

April 27, 2017 7:00 pm by Bettina Bacani

For a lot of people, May 1 (or Labor Day) means going to Boracay for the yearly awaited Laboracay festivities. I know some people who have made it their yearly barkada outing to head on over to the island during that time, but if you’re over and done with your […]

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7 Glamping Spots in Luzon You Should Visit

April 26, 2017 7:00 pm by Marky Ramone Go

Staycations nowadays don’t have to limit your movement within the four walls of a hotel and seclude your movements in its immediate surroundings – no matter how fancy it may be. Experiencing the great outdoors without surrendering comfort reigns in the glamping type of traveling (or glam camping) – that […]

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12 Reasons Why Layover is Magic at Incheon Airport

April 24, 2017 7:00 pm by Karla Ramos

Long layovers are killers — they’re the impatient wait just to get to your destination, the oft-inhospitable surroundings of whatever airport you land in… and yet it’s a relatively common occurrence, especially for those who cannot shell out for more than a budget flight. I myself had been into many […]

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Tanjong Katong / Joo Chiat: Singapore’s Peranakan Neighborhood

April 20, 2017 7:00 pm by Gabriella Galvez

“Going around Singapore is like walking through a duty-free store,” said a long-time resident and friend. Upon closer inspection, however, there is much more to the little city-state than Orchard Road’s luxury stores that have infamously rubbed many a credit card strip and chip raw. Recently, the opportunity to stay […]

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Cleopatra’s Needle: A Trek to Puerto Princesa’s Highest Peak

April 12, 2017 7:00 pm by Cheenee Otarra

Cleopatra’s Needle (Photo courtesy of Centre for Sustainability PH) Looking for a challenging activity this summer? Why not climb Cleopatra’s Needle, the highest peak in the City of Puerto Princesa at 1,593 meters above sea level? The mountain got its name from the rock structure found in its peak, which […]

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When in Singapore: Gardens by the Bay

April 10, 2017 7:00 pm by Vicki Abary

I’ve always enjoyed the love affair of Singapore with greenery in its city. It begins with vertical walls inside the airport, to the trees that line the road leading toward Changi Airport, to the kempt neighborhoods, to the Botanical Garden. Last month, I bore witness to yet another project between […]