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This brand new flight add-on will be available starting next week.
While we commonly book flights in advance to be able to plan our trips well, sometimes we might encounter circumstances that require us to reschedule those trips, like emergencies or turbulent weather.Rebooking flights can be stressful and expensive, but Cebu Pacific’s newest ...
 
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"This is not the DOT’s alone, but for all Filipinos to celebrate," said Secretary Berna Romulo Puyat.
The Department of Tourism (DOT) has been busy. Early this month, the agency celebrated the 10th year of the Tourism Act of 2009 with a charming video. And in September, it launched an innovative campaign with Jollibee and the country's most notable chefs.So, it's hardly a ...
 
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Kill two birds with one stone.
Getting a visa is a hassle, so it’s no surprise why the Schengen Visa is so popular. While the 26 countries in the Schengen Area are each worth the visit, most people are attracted to the Schengen Visa because it allows them ...
 
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These resorts near Manila will give you the feel of Bali.
Beyond the island's famous beaches, temples, traditional villages, and scenic, detoxification programs and spa treatments for a full-on R&R. Rate: Price available upon requestLocation: Santa Cruz, Agoncillo, BatangasBali's highly Instagrammed spots like the love nest, swing, and even the colorful umbrellas at La Plancha, can be found locally at Villa Jovita. The resort located ...
 
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Condé Nast Traveler just released the results of its annual Readers’ Choice Awards.
The Philippines won big in luxury travel publication Condé Nast Traveler's 32nd annual Reders' Choice Awards (RCA). First, two Philippine hotels made it to the world’s best hotels list. Taking the 46th spot is Edsa Shangri-La. “The hotel's two relatively nondescript white towers are set in a ...
 
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You can explore these haunted places while riding a bamboo bike.
Intramuros is known as one of the most haunted places in Metro Manila. Its structures and buildings were bombed during the Battle of Manila, resulting in the deaths of soldiers and civilians alike. The 16th-century Fort Santiago was also used as a ...
 
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The best way to tour? Through food or art or up in the sky.
The Philippines’ top tourist destinations have always been beaches (Palawan, if you recall, was recently included in CNN Travel's Top 10 Islands) and we don't dispute this. If we had to choose between a stuffy urban dwelling and the breezy ocean, the latter is ...
 
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Better start saving now.
More and more countries are giving Filipino travelers the visa-free treatment. Sometimes, however, you still really want to see what Europe, Africa, and other places have to offer.We've already uncovered the cheapest European countries to fly to from Manila but before you make your way to these ...
 
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Riding in the iconic fire-orange dunes of Morocco's Erg Chebbi in the Sahara
Jericho Rosales just turned 40 and lived every boy's dream: to ride bikes and speed across the dunes of an alien planet like in Star Wars. Well, it's not exactly a Tatooine speeder, but a dirt bike in the Erg Chebbi, the Sahara's most ...
 
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Who said traveling was an ordeal?
Airports are not usually associated with leisure and relaxation, what with stress factors like check-in and immigration; not to mention the fatigue that remains even when one is already on board. (Let’s not even get started with jet lag, but we’ve found ways ...
 
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Go beyond Bali and visit Indonesia's more exotic islands.
When Indonesian tour guides ask me how many times I’ve been to Bali, I try to give them a conservative answer. More than to avoid sounding braggy, it’s really to keep my age a mystery.See, usually, people come to Bali at key ...
 
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To anyone who has been there before, the news comes as no surprise.
Barely two weeks after CNN Travel ranked the city of Vigan as one of the Most Beautiful Towns in Asia, the travel news outlet once again put another Philippine destination on one of its prestige lists. The island of Palawan is on this year’s edition ...
 
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These hidden spots in the South deserve a spot on your road trip itinerary.
We're sure you've already visited the likes of Aguinaldo's Shrine and Sky Ranch, but the South has way more to offer aside from the typical tourist spots—and we're here to show you the underrated places to visit in Cavite that aren't highlighted on Google ...
 
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Pack your bags for the cultural capital of Russia.
Starting October 1, Philippine passport holders can visit the Russian city of Saint Petersburg with a free electronic visa. Instead of having to apply for a visa months in advance, Russia is now allowing Filipinos to obtain an e-visa online, which will ...
 
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Who says a road trip has to have a destination?
Road trips should be about the journey. Thing is, we’re usually so focused on getting to our destination that we forget to take a step back and just enjoy the ride. But when you live in Metro Manila—where an "enjoyable car ride" ...
 
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We swear by this vacuum-insulated mug for hot, hot coffee for hours on end, thanks to its innovative lid.
Coffee ought to be hot. Even when you made the batch you're currently sipping two hours ago. Even after you've commuted miles away from the coffee maker. That coffee should till be hot. And although you likely have plenty of travel coffee ...
 
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Take a peek at the possible designs for this new airport!
The Ninoy Aquino International Airport may have lost its crowning title of world's worst airport in 2013—thankfully—but the reputation has stuck. Overcrowding, flight delays, and shoddy infrastructure have all contributed to the logistical nightmare that is Metro Manila's main airway.To decongest the ...
 
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It is time to discover the majestic beauty of Southern Mindanao 
We’ve all heard about how beautiful Southern Mindanao is, but there is always a misinformed caveat about traveling there—that it is not safe for tourists. The image of Mindanao outside of Davao is summed up by the published images of a yet-to-be-rebuilt ...
 
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You can now visit Morocco without a visa, but there are already quite a few countries Philippine passport holders can visit free of hassle.
The Philippine passport might not be the most powerful passport in the world—that title goes to Japan and Singapore—but it’s not as bad as people might think. In fact, while there are only 64 countries and territories that Filipinos can enter visa-free, ...
 
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There are also options for vegetarian passengers.
Traveling is a double-edged sword. You're both excited and stressed, even before you get to the airport. One of the things I've been taught to do is to eat a full meal before I even leave the house because airport food is ...
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