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  • How Philippine travel marketers can bounce back from the pandemic

    Google’s travel recovery itinerary: How Philippine travel marketers can bounce back from the pandemic

    Manila, Philippines – Many Filipinos had to hit pause on travel plans for this year, greatly impacting the tourism industry here and abroad. Now that COVID-19 restrictions are easing up and borders are opening, people are becoming more hopeful for the future and slowly reviving their wanderlust wishlists. However, with the high regard for health […] More

  • The Average Person’s Guide to Military Surplus for Travel Gear

    Here’s a little secret. You don’t need to be in the military to use or wear military gear. Over the years, we’ve found that military gear has it’s place in the travel world and can often be purchased for much less than similar, but much more expensive, travel specific gear. Military surplus gear has advantages […] More

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    Bucket List: Top 15 Best Things to Do in Tacoma, WA

    Tacoma Bucket List: Amazing Places to Visit in Tacoma, Washington Exceptional outdoor activities, top-notch coastline, and barely discovered glaciers—the charm of Washington is undeniable from a traveler’s standpoint. In this state is the supercharged city-port that is Seattle. Apart from Seattle’s ability to deliver according to expectations, it also has well-distinguished movies bearing its name. […] More

  • What to Wear Winter Hiking

    What to Wear Winter Hiking

    When it comes to enjoying the great outdoors in the winter, there’s seldom bad weather, only bad outfit choices. As someone who did not grow up with winter – do I have any fellow Southern Californians in the house? – I had to learn this the hard way when I moved to Berlin and started […] More

  • Iconic Neon Cowgirl "Vegas Vickie" Kicking It Again at New Casino

    Iconic Neon Cowgirl “Vegas Vickie” Kicking It Again at New Casino

    Circa Resort & Casino, which opened this week on Fremont Street in downtown Las Vegas, is the city’s first casino built from the ground up in four decades.  But not everything on site is brand new. In a nod—or, in this case, kick—to the property’s past, Vegas Vickie, the 25-foot-tall neon cowgirl once stationed above […] More

  • Take a Road Trip by Yourself in a Campervan in Colorado

    Take a Road Trip by Yourself in a Campervan in Colorado

    It is said that good things come to those who wait. Yet few big decisions in my life have ever been about waiting. In fact, I believe if there is something I want, then I need to make it happen. In my opinion and experience, waiting kills a good idea or life change. That’s why […] More

  • Casa Santa Museum in Antipolo City

    Visiting Casa Santa Museum in Antipolo City

    Casa Santa Museum Antipolo City – Looking for places to visit with kids this holiday season? Casa Santa Museum, located inside the Jardin de Miramar Events Venue in Antipolo, boasts of more than 3,700 Christmas and Santa Claus mementos collected from all over the world. Located just 30 minutes away from Metro Manila, the Museum […] More

  • Disney Will Never Be the Same: A Litany of Layoff Devastation

    Disney Will Never Be the Same: A Litany of Layoff Devastation

    This week, there was an employment cataclysm at Walt Disney World and Disneyland. In one day, the company axed nearly every worker with a speaking role in its U.S. parks. As part of the 28,000 layoffs announced a few weeks ago, Disney’s live entertainment all but came to an end. Although Walt Disney World reopened […] More

  • New Rules Transform New York City Into a Wonderful, Open-Air Bazaar

    New Rules Transform New York City Into a Wonderful, Open-Air Bazaar

    What’s the top reason people visit New York City? If you guessed Broadway shows, museums, or even restaurants, you’d be wrong, wrong, and wrong. Year after year, shopping is cited as the main reason people plan a trip to the Big Apple—but that’s something I already knew, as the author of Frommer’s EasyGuide to New […] More

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    Bacolod Food Guide: 8 Must-Try Local Delicacies in Bacolod City

    Bacolod Food Trip Guide Bacolod City is the capital of the province of Negros Occidental located in Western Visayas. This highly urbanized city is dubbed as the City of Smiles and is known as the Sugar Capital of the Philippines, which will give visitors an idea of what Bacolod City’s local cuisine has to offer. Food definitely […] More

  • Park Seo Joon is Smart Philippines newest endorser photo via DepositPhotos

    Park Seo Joon is The Newest Smart Brand Ambassador

    Smart announces new GIGA K-Video 99 with FREE Viu Premium access with Park Seo Joon as its Endorser. Manila, Philippines – After Captain Hyun Bin and Son Ye Jin, fellow South Korean actor Park Seo Joon joins the SMART family as its latest endorser!. The newest campaign was announced via the SMART Facebook page hosted […] More

  • Resident Manager Joy Barleta (center) shares the Diversey Clean and Ready certification with Hotel team

    Marco Polo Ortigas Manila awarded First Diversey™ Clean and Ready Certification in Asia

    Four-time Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Hotel strengthens commitment to health and safety with pioneer program. MANILA, Philippines — As part of its responsibility to uphold the highest standards of health and safety, Marco Polo Ortigas Manila was recently awarded the first Clean and Ready stamp in Asia by renowned hygiene company Diversey under its Shield […] More

  • WATCH: Kazakhstan Makes Nice—Very Nice!—with Borat By Taking His Catchphrase

    WATCH: Kazakhstan Makes Nice—Very Nice!—with Borat By Taking His Catchphrase

    The premise of the newly released Borat sequel, Borat Subsequent Moviefilm, is that Sacha Baron Cohen’s titular character, a clueless Kazakh journalist, must deliver an animal or, barring that, his daughter (living conditions for both are roughly the same in Borat’s homeland) to the Trump administration. This is meant to be Borat’s penance for making […] More

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    Bucket List: Top 15 Best Things to Do in Innsbruck, Austria

    Innsbruck Bucket List: Best Activities and Amazing Places to Visit in Innsbruck, Austria Innsbruck is the capital of Tyrol and the fifth-largest city in Austria. On the River Inn, at its junction with the Wipp valley, which provides access to the Brenner Pass 30 km (18.6 mi) to the south, it had a population of […] More

  • Pauline Frommer: A Worthy Vacation Rental Search Aggregator Has Arrived

    Pauline Frommer: A Worthy Vacation Rental Search Aggregator Has Arrived

    Fewer travelers may be hitting the road right now, but among those still traveling, the top accommodation choices have shifted dramatically from a year ago. As I wrote last week, more people are choosing vacation rentals over hotels. The change has made Airbnbs more expensive than hotels in most North American markets. We’ve also seen […] More

  • Winter Hiking: How to Enjoy the Snow and Cold

    Winter Hiking: How to Enjoy the Snow and Cold

    Now that summer has gone, the autumn leaves are falling, and snow is predicted up in Tahoe next week, I’m equal parts amazed by how quickly things change and excited for the winter hiking in my future!  To be clear, seasons are not some thing I had experience with up until six or so years […] More

  • Get Ready: Travel Is Becoming More Expensive and More Exclusive

    Get Ready: Travel Is Becoming More Expensive and More Exclusive

    The warning signs are everywhere. You will soon be paying more to travel. The headlines are full of news about the airlines cutting capacity. In Europe, Ryanair will fly only 40% of what it flew a year ago. Next summer, Icelandair’s capacity will be down about 30% from 2019. We could list many more examples […] More

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    Bucket List: Top 15 Best Things To Do in Geelong, Australia

    Geelong Bucket List: Amazing Places to Visit in Geelong, Australia The city of Geelong arguably has it all for tourists, especially those who have families. Geelong offers multiple activities, such as swimming, hiking, animal-watching, and museum-hopping. Here are some of the best activities you can do during your stay: Have Fun in Eastern Beach Geelong […] More

  • Costa Rica Fully Reopens to Tourism—No Test, No Quarantine Required

    Costa Rica Fully Reopens to Tourism—No Test, No Quarantine Required

    Starting November 1, all international travelers, including those from anywhere in the United States, are welcome to visit Costa Rica—and neither a quarantine period nor a negative Covid-19 test are required for entry.  The Central American nation, a tourism heavy hitter due to its jungles and beaches, had been previously admitting “select” international travelers from […] More

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    How To Visit Temples? Ramakrishna Kongalla Explains

    Anuradha Goyal: As you know I write a lot about temples. I love to visit the temples. So, today I thought I’ll invite a guest who is an expert at interpreting temples. At introducing us to the aspects of temples that we usually tend to miss. We have Shri Ramakrishna Kongalla with us. He is […] More

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    Bucket List: Top 15 Best Things To Do in Valetta, Malta

    Valetta Bucket List: Amazing Places to Visit in Valetta, Malta Valetta in Malta is the place to be for history lovers. The city is filled with museums which will surely attract your interest. Some topics you will encounter are medieval kingdoms, libraries, and even toys. Given Valetta’s rich history, this city was known as the […] More

  • How do You Measure a Year in the Life of 2020?

    How do You Measure a Year in the Life of 2020?

    Growing up, our grandparents all seemed to know where they were when Kennedy was assassinated. I suppose that our generation has two – where you were on 9/11, and I think we will all be able to tell our future generations, should humanity miraculously last that long, where we were when COVID hit. Where were […] More

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    Bucket List: Top 15 Best Things to Do in Antalya, Turkey

    Antalya Bucket List: Best Activities and Amazing Places to Visit in Antalya, Turkey Antalya, a city that incredibly offers a lot of things to do for all types of travelers. It is one of those cities in Turkey that early embraced the presence of tourism in the 1980s. Antalya is the largest city in Turkey, […] More

  • Boost up your weekday mornings and start your day right with breakfast cereals from M&S

    Marks and Spencer is now in MetroMart, the #1 Online Grocery in the Philippines

    Award-winning food and wine from Britain’s leading multinational retailer are now available in the Philippines’ #1 online grocery Manila, Philippines – Marks and Spencer is adding MetroMart to its growing list of online channels. You can now stay in and make celebrations at home even more special by having your favorite M&S food and drinks […] More

  • Dingle, Ireland's Beloved Dolphin, Fungie, Has Disappeared

    Dingle, Ireland’s Beloved Dolphin, Fungie, Has Disappeared

    Ireland may be the land of leprechauns, banshees, and merrows, but its most magical being was real, and it swam in the waters off County Kerry. In 1984, a lone, bottleneck dolphin was spotted in the bay of the town of Dingle, on Ireland’s west coast, by a lighthouse keeper who was escorting fishing boats […] More

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    Bucket List: Top 15 Best Things to Do in Florida Keys

    Florida Keys Bucket List: Amazing Places to Visit in the Florida Keys Located south of Miami, the Florida Keys are a series of coral islands stretching over 110 miles between the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean. The islands vary in size, and each is packed with an abundance of activities, making them some […] More

  • WATCH: Rare Waterfalls Appear All Over Australia's Uluru

    WATCH: Rare Waterfalls Appear All Over Australia’s Uluru

    Visitors at Uluru in Australia‘s Northern Territory got a rare treat this week: the sight of waterfalls tumbling over the surface of the red sandstone monolith.  That only happens when there’s a lot of sudden rain in the region—and since this area, part of the arid “Red Centre,” is one of Australia’s driest, the phenomenon […] More

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    DFA Courtesy Lane: Who are allowed to use the DFA passport express lane?

    What is the DFA Courtesy Lane? The DFA Courtesy Lane is a special lane meant for the special use of applicants under a certain category set forth by the Department of Foreign Affairs. This special lane called the courtesy lane is implemented by the Department of Foreign Affairs. Certain types of applicants don’t have to […] More

  • The Word Is Out: Language Museum Opens in D.C.

    The Word Is Out: Language Museum Opens in D.C.

    UPDATE, October 23, 2020: Originally scheduled to open in the spring of 2020, the Planet Word language museum in Washington, D.C., began welcoming visitors on Thursday, October 22, instead. This post, first published on February 17, 2020, has been updated below.  A new museum dedicated to language has come to Washington, D.C. Housed in the renovated […] More

  • Chef Makoto’s specialty sushis include fresh and sweet squid Ika and Quail Egg Yolk Sushi

    Kyushu-style Affordable Japanese ‘Omakase’ Restaurant ‘Sushi Hakucho’ To Open in Tsim Sha Tsui This November

    Traditional ‘chef’s choice’ hideaway presents prized sushi from pristine waters of Japan’s southernmost island. Hong Kong – Kyushu-style ‘Omakase’ Restaurant ‘Sushi Hakucho’ is soft opening in Minden Avenue in Tsim Sha Tsui this November, adding a new member to the Bird Kingdom Group, presenting an exquisite yet affordable gourmet experience. Chef Makoto, will introduce the […] More

  • Fully-renovated Airbnb studio apartment in Memphis with Queen bed.

    11 Best Airbnbs in Memphis for Every Style & Budget

    11 of The Best Airbnb Deals in Memphis, Tennessee The city of Memphis is a perfect vacation spot for outgoing people. Memphis is known for the large presence of entertainment spots such as restaurants, museums, and bars with live performances. Since this city has plenty to offer, staying here only for a day would be […] More

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    Five books that made me travel virtually during the lockdown

    The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” … It was the world of books that inspired me to travel. I was quite a bookworm as a child, devouring pages and losing myself in not just stories but in places as well. Every book took me to a […] More

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    11 of the Best Road Trips in the USA

    Even though you can find a great road trip just about anywhere in the world, the United States’ wide roads and abundance of open spaces make it one of the best countries to explore by car. With an abundance of playlists on standby and some snacks on hand, the journey just as fun as the […] More

  • Southwest Airlines to Start Filling Every Seat Again, Despite Covid

    Southwest Airlines to Start Filling Every Seat Again, Despite Covid

    Just in time for the holidays, Southwest Airlines announced it will no longer restrict ticket sales for flights, which will result in middle seats being occupied on full flights. Southwest will join United Airlines and American Airlines in filling seats to capacity. Southwest said it will notify booked passengers if a scheduled flight is expected […] More

  • Feeling Stressed? Watch These Soothing Aerial Videos of Icelandic Scenery

    Feeling Stressed? Watch These Soothing Aerial Videos of Icelandic Scenery

    With coronavirus infection rates surging yet again and the U.S. presidential campaign nearing its nerve-wracking climax, we could use something soothing for a change.  Fortunately, Iceland‘s flagship carrier, Icelandair, has obliged with a series of videos showing peaceful aerial footage of the island nation, which is basically a 40,000-square-mile screen saver floating in the North […] More

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    Bucket List: Top 15 Best Things To Do in Veenendaal, Netherlands

    Veenendaal Bucket List: Amazing Places to Visit in Veenendaal, Netherlands Veenendaal in the Netherlands is a hidden gem waiting to be found. While Veenendaal seems raw and underdeveloped, this city has plenty of things to offer for tourists, such as historical facilities, nature reserves, and entertainment hubs. Here are some of the things you can […] More

  • Philippine Hotels in GCQ and MGCQ Areas may now be allowed to operate at full capacity

    Philippine Hotels in GCQ and MGCQ Areas may now be allowed to operate at full capacity

    Manila, Philippines – Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat announced today that the DOT has been given the authority, by the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID), to determine the allowable operational capacity (up to 100%) for hotels, including staycation hotels, in areas classified under a modified community quarantine (MGCQ) and general […] More

  • Can You Find the Secret Location of Mississippi’s Tiniest Museum?

    Can You Find the Secret Location of Mississippi’s Tiniest Museum?

    Here’s all you’ll get in the way of an address for a new museum in Hattiesburg, Mississippi: It’s in an alley downtown. Billed as the state’s tiniest showcase for collections “of all types from the whimsical . . . to the macabre,” the Hattiesburg Pocket Museum is a four-shelf cabinet of curiosities housed in the […] More

  • Aerial of Al Akbar mosque islamic center in Surabaya Indonesia photo via Depositphotos

    Bucket List: Top 15 Best Things to Do in Surabaya, Indonesia

    Surabaya Bucket List: Amazing Places to Visit in Surabaya, Indonesia Surabaya, the third-largest city of Indonesia, is one of the country’s cleanest and greenest holiday destinations. It is bountiful in friendly people and known for its delicious Java food. The city and its people played an important role during the Indonesian War of Independence against […] More

  • Smart powers BaiCon InFest for ‘Space Invasion’ 2020

    Smart powers BaiCon InFest for ‘Space Invasion’ 2020

    MANILA, Philippines — Mobile services provider Smart Communications is championing content creation and creativity by teaming up with BaiCon InFest, for this year’s biggest gathering of content creators and influencers from Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. Happening on October 23-24, 2020, via Facebook Live, this event gives opportunities for passionate Filipino creatives to connect with and […] More

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    The Best of What to Do on Mo’orea

    Sometimes life blows my mind a little bit. Just a week ago I was swimming in turquoise water with docile stingrays and reef sharks, and then came home to fall colors in Reno and binging on the Great British Bake Show (and I don’t even bake!), wondering if it was all a dream. Mo’orea in […] More

  • Bid for a Piece of Hotel History in the Waldorf Astoria Auction

    Bid for a Piece of Hotel History in the Waldorf Astoria Auction

    Midtown Manhattan‘s famed Waldorf Astoria New York (301 Park Ave.) closed for renovations in 2017. When the 47-floor building’s hotel rooms and residences finally reopen in 2022, they’ll be filled with mostly new furnishings and decor. Of course, space will be made in the new design for some holdover memorabilia from the Waldorf Astoria’s nearly […] More

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