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  • 1st Mindanao Tourism Expo touts readiness of Mindanao regions to receive tourists

    1st Mindanao Tourism Expo touts readiness of Mindanao regions to receive tourists

    DAVAO CITY — The successful launching of the very first Mindanao Tourism Expo in Davao City signals the readiness of the region to further reopen its doors for international and local travels, Department of Tourism (DOT) Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco said Friday (Jan. 27). The first of its kind, Frasco said the regionalization of the […] More

  • Is a Basic Economy Ticket More Trouble Than It’s Worth?

    Is a Basic Economy Ticket More Trouble Than It’s Worth?

    It’s a choice budget-conscious passengers always face when booking a flight: Do you select the absolute cheapest fare, or pay more for added comfort and convenience? The decision has gotten more complicated in recent years as major U.S. airlines have added, adapted, and modified “basic economy” fares that give passengers a lower price on tickets, […] More

  • 9 Lesser-known Destinations to Beat the Heat — with Luxury Escapes from S$28/night incl. Bungalows and Resorts

    9 Lesser-known Destinations to Beat the Heat — with Luxury Escapes from S$28/night incl. Bungalows and Resorts

    Who knew these air-con weather destinations could provide affordable luxury escapes? Remember when staycations were the only way to feel like we were on a proper break? There was something novel about the change in scenery — booking the accommodation, the anticipation, checking into the property and being away from home, albeit just 30 minutes […] More

  • 7 Essential Tips to Finding Halal Food in Non-Muslim Countries

    7 Essential Tips to Finding Halal Food in Non-Muslim Countries

    Everything you need to know about finding Halal food and sustaining yourself in non-Muslim countries! The joy of travelling is discovering gastronomic gems — but when you have dietary restrictions, you have to get a little creative. Someone once shared how they walked for hours to find Halal food in Taiwan. When they finally found […] More

  • 9 Cool Places in Singapore Along the Thomson-East Coast Line

    9 Cool Places in Singapore Along the Thomson-East Coast Line

    The Thomson-East Coast Line has 20 stations up and running so we decided to be a tourist in our own country — here are cool finds we discovered! Photo credit: Land Transport Authority As an Eastie that doesn’t live along the Thomson-East Coast Line, the opening of Stage One and Two wasn’t exciting. But Stage […] More

  • TPB and DOT to join the ASEAN Tourism Forum 2023 in Indonesia

    TPB and DOT to join the ASEAN Tourism Forum 2023 in Indonesia

    The Tourism Promotions Board (TPB) Philippines and the Philippine Department of Tourism (DOT) will join the ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) in Yogyakarta, Indonesia on 02-05 February 2023 to showcase what the Philippines has to offer to the international market and strengthen business relationships to further boost the country’s tourism. The ATF 2023 is the biggest […] More

  • Backpack Review: Osprey Kestrel 32

    Backpack Review: Osprey Kestrel 32

    It’s time to review my current backpack, the Osprey Kestrel 32. Having a backpack that fits properly and is geared towards the activities you’ll be doing is very important when choosing a backpack. I took this pack on many hikes and treks during our very outdoorsy trip through Mongolia, Central Asia and the ‘Stans and […] More

  • Airline Passenger Bumping Is Back. Do You Know Your Rights?

    Airline Passenger Bumping Is Back. Do You Know Your Rights?

    Lately, it seems like everything that could go wrong in air travel has done just that, from entire airlines going on the fritz to technical glitches temporarily grounding flights across the U.S. and Canada. Meanwhile, travel’s ongoing recovery from Covid shutdowns has been accompanied by chronic understaffing and economic woes that have contributed to spikes in flight […] More

  • Marfa Lights Viewing Platform

    The GypsyNesters | Marfa My Dear

    We ventured deep in the heart of Texas with an eye on viewing the legendary Marfa Lights, hoping to see the mysterious ghost lights from the official viewing area built by the nearby city of Marfa. As a bonus, the area allows overnight parking for hardy paranormal activity seekers’ RVs. We pulled in at sundown […] More

  • 27 Chilled-Out Beach Destinations Around the Globe

    27 Chilled-Out Beach Destinations Around the Globe

    There are many factors that play a part in finding the perfect beach. To some, this may mean turquoise waters with snow-like sand, while for others, the most epic beaches may be secluded and have a rocky coastline, with pebbles in the water. Some prefer beach bars and music, while others like peace & quiet. To […] More

  • The Top Hotels to Stay in When Trading in Las Vegas

    The Top Hotels to Stay in When Trading in Las Vegas

    If you are soon heading out on a trading trip to Las Vegas, there are many elements that you need to think about to ensure that you have an enjoyable and profitable getaway, and one of these is your accommodation. Then, here are some of the top hotels that you should think about staying in […] More

  • New Data: When to Book Flights and Hotel Stays to Save on Travel in 2023

    New Data: When to Book Flights and Hotel Stays to Save on Travel in 2023

    With travel costs up across the board, it’s more important than ever to find savings wherever you can.  According to the travel booking app Hopper, one way to cut vacation costs significantly is by mastering the art of timing flights and hotel stays.  Or maybe it’s less an art than a science? In a new […] More

  • Dubai Travel Insurance

    5 Top Benefits of Dubai Travel Insurance

    The city of Dubai in UAE is located in the Arabian Gulf and is one of the prominent global cities in the world. It is widely admired for its hospitality and tourism. Dubai is truly a confluence of cultures, trade, and leisure tourism. From desert enthusiasts to beach lovers, you can find people of every […] More

  • Cebu Pacific Excited to Fly Every Juan; Expects Full Recovery in 2023 

    Cebu Pacific Excited to Fly Every Juan; Expects Full Recovery in 2023 

    Cebu Pacific to restore 100% pre-COVID systemwide capacity in March  Cebu Pacific (CEB), the Philippines’ leading carrier, is firmly in place for full recovery in 2023 and expects to restore 100% of its pre-COVID network and capacity in March, aided by its unbeatable seat sales, widest domestic network, and reinstatement of all its international destinations. CEB, […] More

  • 15 Things to Do in Hong Kong Now That You Can Visit Again

    15 Things to Do in Hong Kong Now That You Can Visit Again

    PSA: Hong Kong has finally reopened borders after three years — more details below, plus things to check out when on your next trip to Hong Kong! Photo credit: @alisonpang via Unsplash After the Singapore-Hong Kong air travel bubble got announced and cancelled multiple times, I almost stopped believing it’ll happen. But it’s been three […] More

  • 9 things to do in Dortmund

    9 things to do in Dortmund

      Located in the North Rhine-Westphalia region of the country Dortmund proudly boasts its status as the country’s football hauptstadt. However, this former industrial giant also has a lesser known side where you can discover a great diverse cultural scene, beautiful green spaces to relax in cool hip neighbourhoods like the Kaiserviertel plus there is […] More

  • Affordable London Hotels

    The Best Cheap Hotels in London for 2023—Around £100 a Night

    If there’s one thing we understand at Frommer’s, it’s that for many travelers, being able to visit places affordably is the only way to visit them at all. In 1957, Frommer’s burst upon the publishing scene with the now-iconic Europe on 5 Dollars a Day, a blockbuster travel guidebook written for people with limited means. That […] More

  • Ironman Langkawi, Malaysia - The Ultimate Guide

    Ironman Langkawi, Malaysia – The Ultimate Guide

    Some of our links are affiliated, we will earn a commission when you buy a service or product. This will have no extra cost for you. For further info please refer to our Privacy Policy Updated on Jan 2023 –  Ironman Langkawi 2023 and Ironman 70.3 Langkawi 2023 are happening on October 7th.  For more […] More

  • Ironman Malaysia » Langkawi Race Review

    Ironman Malaysia » Langkawi Race Review

    Some of our links are affiliated, we will earn a commission when you buy a service or product. This will have no extra cost for you. For further info please refer to our Privacy Policy Updated on Jan 2023 –  Ironman Langkawi 2023 and Ironman 70.3 Langkawi 2023 are scheduled for October 7th.  For registration […] More

  • The Ultimate List of Travel Essentials You Need in Your Bag This Year

    The Ultimate List of Travel Essentials You Need in Your Bag This Year

    Travel Essentials You Need to Bring on Any Trip Traveling is a unique and exciting experience that can open your world to unexplored possibilities. But while you’re out exploring, you need to ensure you’re prepared with the essential items to make your journey enjoyable and safe. Whether planning a weekend getaway or a month-long vacation, […] More

  • Paris Marathon Review: tips and details about the race course, the training and the trip to Paris!

    Paris Marathon Review » Course, Training & Travel Tips

    Some of our links are affiliated, we will earn a commission when you buy a service or product. This will have no extra cost for you. For further info please refer to our Privacy Policy The Paris Marathon 2023 will happen on April 2nd, if you are planning to race this spectacular event keep reading. […] More

  • London and Paris Itinerary - How to Spend an Amazing 10 Days

    London and Paris Itinerary – How to Spend an Amazing 10 Days

    Today I want to bring you my London and Paris itinerary for 10 days in the United Kingdom and Europe. This is a great amount of time to see the highlights of the UK and French capitals. From the iconic landmarks to the major rivers, there are plenty of places to explore in both. Whatever […] More

  • 10 Filipino Desserts You Need to Try

    10 Filipino Desserts You Need to Try

    The 10 BEST Filipino Desserts Many delicious Filipino desserts are enjoyed throughout the country. Desserts in various regions in the archipelago depends on what fruit or crop is abundant in the area. Some of the most popular include: Halo-Halo Dessert Halo-halo Halo-halo is probably the most popular Filipino desserts you can find in any Filipino […] More

  • And see the Emerald Buddha! (2023)

    And see the Emerald Buddha! (2023)

    There are so many sides to Bangkok. It’s easy to come here and focus on things like the shopping, or the food, or the nightlife. But at its heart, Bangkok is the capital of a royal dynasty that founded the city in 1782. And there’s no greater symbol of that story than the Grand Palace. […] More

  • Best 2 Days Itinerary to Kuala Lumpur

    Best 2 Days Itinerary to Kuala Lumpur

    When you’re in Malaysia, you simply can’t miss Kuala Lumpur! Like most of Southeast Asia, Kuala Lumpur has its authentic markets, city skyline views, temples, and some iconic landmarks recognized globally. Keep a couple of days aside on your Malaysia trip to Kuala Lumpur. I visited Kuala Lumpur as a kid and I wished I had […] More

  • Let Frommer's Take You on the Road Trip of a Lifetime with Our New Itineraries for Mobile App

    Let Frommer’s Take You on the Road Trip of a Lifetime with Our New Itineraries for Mobile App

    Road trips are about to get a lot more foolproof—and enjoyable—and I’m proud to say that Frommer’s will be at the forefront of this exciting new development. We are partnering with an innovative new company called Road.Travel that creates truly interactive mobile guides for road trips. What makes Road.Travel special? Not only does its new […] More

  • The Battle of Yorktown

    The Battle of Yorktown

    Subscribe Apple | Google | Spotify | Amazon | Player.FM | TuneInCastbox | Stitcher | Podcast Republic | RSS | Patreon | Podvine | Goodpods Podcast Transcript In 1781, after six years of fighting, the American Revolution came to a dramatic conclusion.  One of the two major British armies in the conflict found themselves trapped […] More

  • Smart and Maya unveil Power Savings exclusive to Smart Postpaid subscribers

    Smart and Maya unveil Power Savings exclusive to Smart Postpaid subscribers

    Enjoy up to 7% per annum on Maya Savings with your Smart Postpaid account. Mobile services provider Smart Communications, Inc. has partnered with all-in-one money app, Maya, to launch ‘Power Savings,’ an exclusive promo that enables postpaid subscribers to grow their savings faster. Under the exclusive promo running from Jan. 16 to Feb. 28, Smart […] More

  • TPB, DOT launch tourism Wayfinder in Badian, Cebu

    TPB, DOT launch tourism Wayfinder in Badian, Cebu

    In its continuous effort to provide an improved overall tourism experience, the Tourism Promotions Board (TPB) Philippines, in partnership with the Department of Tourism (DOT) Region VII and Municipality of Badian, launched the Wayfinder (Signage) Program in Badian, Cebu. DOT Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco led the Ceremonial Unveiling of the Badian Wayfinder and shared the […] More

  • The Speed of Light

    The Speed of Light

    Subscribe Apple | Google | Spotify | Amazon | Player.FM | TuneInCastbox | Stitcher | Podcast Republic | RSS | Patreon | Podvine | Goodpods Podcast Transcript There is nothing faster in the entire universe than the speed of light. Not only is light the fastest thing, but nothing can ever be faster than light.  […] More

  • The Extinction of the Passenger Pigeon

    The Extinction of the Passenger Pigeon

    Subscribe Apple | Google | Spotify | Amazon | Player.FM | TuneInCastbox | Stitcher | Podcast Republic | RSS | Patreon | Podvine | Goodpods Podcast Transcript In the early 19th century, the most abundant bird in North America, and perhaps the entire world, was the passenger pigeon. An estimated three billion of them would […] More

  • Sundown Marathon Singapore was tough but also fun! The heat was a challenge, but we keep our smiles during the whole race!

    Sundown Marathon Singapore – All you need to know!

    Some of our links are affiliated, we will earn a commission when you buy a service or product. This will have no extra cost for you. For further info please refer to our Privacy Policy Photo by Sundown Marathon Singapore Updated Jan/2023. The next Sundown Marathon Singapore is happening on May 20th, 2023. Check the […] More

  • Are Rewards Credit Cards Really Worth It?

    Are Rewards Credit Cards Really Worth It?

    Advice from a loyalty points expert. Advertiser Disclosure: This site may receive compensation for sending traffic to partner sites. Frommer’s and Your Best Credit Cards may receive a commission from card issuers. This compensation may impact how and where links appear on this site. This site does not necessarily include all financial companies or all […] More

  • Hidden Places: Bowen Island, British Columbia

    9 World Wonders You’ve (Probably) Never Heard Of

    When it comes to many of the world’s wonders that weren’t on maps for a while—the citadel of Machu Picchu, the tombs of Luxor, the Delta Sky Club lounge at DFW—the secret is definitely out, and those rediscovered landmarks have the crowds to prove it.  If travelers are going for that eureka moment that comes […] More

  • 17 New Deals & Attractions in Singapore this January

    17 New Deals & Attractions in Singapore this January

    Happy New Year! This year, things are looking really exciting so far — our streets are lit up with art, decor and light for Singapore Art Week, plus various Chinese New Year festivities happening around the island.  Here’s what you can look forward to this January and February 2023: What’s New in Singapore 1) Light […] More

  • The Glorious Revolution

    The Glorious Revolution

    Subscribe Apple | Google | Spotify | Amazon | Player.FM | TuneInCastbox | Stitcher | Podcast Republic | RSS | Patreon | Podvine | Goodpods Podcast Transcript In 1688, a palace coup took place in England.  The King of England and Scotland was usurped and was replaced by his daughter and her husband from the […] More

  • On land and in water (2023)

    On land and in water (2023)

    The string of islands in the Gulf of Thailand feel a little more remote each time you jump further from Surat Thani on the mainland. Koh Samui, the closest to the mainland, is the biggest, the busiest, and the most developed. Koh Phangan has a relatively big city around its main port, although the beaches […] More

  • Decluttering photo by Sarah Brown via Unsplash

    How To Deep Clean And Organize Your Home

    Research by StudyFinds reveals that people who clean their houses are healthier than those with messy homes. Other studies also show that clutter increases stress, as it’s hard for the brain to process multiple items all at once in cluttered spaces, according to The Zoe Report. Maintaining a tidy home doesn’t only enhance the aesthetics […] More

  • Landscape view of the Alipore Museum entry

    Alipore Museum In Kolkata That Was Once A Jail

    Alipore Museum in Kolkata was earlier a central jail. I was apprehensive about visiting it as jails have a perception of being dreaded institutions. On top of it, they are known to be very dirty. It turned out to be a memorable visit and I intend to go there again. This museum seemed to exude […] More

  • #WalangPasok: Class Suspensions For January 19, 2023, Thursday

    #WalangPasok: Class Suspensions For January 19, 2023, Thursday

    #WalangPasok: Updated List of Work and Class cancellations for January 19, 2023 (Thursday) Manila, Philippines – Several Local Government Units and Schools in the Philippines suspended classes and government work on Thursday, January 19, 2023, due to inclement weather and the aftermath of the earthquake that hit Camarines Norte on Tuesday. #WalangPasok Announcements Class suspensions […] More

  • Cannabis-Friendly Hotel with Top-Optional Pool Coming to Las Vegas

    Cannabis-Friendly Hotel with Top-Optional Pool Coming to Las Vegas

    This spring, Las Vegas will open what’s being billed as its first cannabis-friendly hotel. The city’s many motels with old curtains reeking of doob evidently don’t count. Known as The Lexi, the 64-room off-Strip property will occupy the building of the recently acquired Artisan Hotel (1501 W. Sahara Ave.), which the new owners, Arizona-based Elevations […] More

  • The 5 Best Places to Stay in El Nido (Tried and Tested)

    The 5 Best Places to Stay in El Nido (Tried and Tested)

    This post was written by Ashley Yap, BMTM’s Director of Brand Relations. Gorgeous white beaches, crystal clear water and mesmerizing limestones that are thousands of years old, El Nido is a fabulous destination in the Philippines. If you are planning a trip over, here are 5 tried-and-tested accommodation at different budget levels to help you […] More

  • Sherman

    Sherman’s March to the Sea

    Subscribe Apple | Google | Spotify | Amazon | Player.FM | TuneInCastbox | Stitcher | Podcast Republic | RSS | Patreon | Podvine | Goodpods Podcast Transcript Just one week after President Abraham Lincoln was re-elected in November 1864, Union General William Tecumseh Sherman set out to execute one of the most audacious plans of […] More

  • Tourist places to visit near Varanasi

    Tourist places to visit near Varanasi

    Rocks and ravines, canyons and cliffs, waterfalls and valleys, forts and stupas, pre-historic art, and artisans – there are so many tourist places to visit near Varanasi beyond temples and rivers, ghats, and gullies. There are rugged terrains that hold many secrets. Rocks that tell a story through art. Sacred stupas and silent sculptures add […] More

  • Metro Pacific Health signs Collaboration Agreement with mWell, the Philippines’ first fully integrated health app

    Metro Pacific Health signs Collaboration Agreement with mWell, the Philippines’ first fully integrated health app

    Metro Pacific Health (MPH) and Metro Pacific Health Tech Corporation (MPHTC) have signed a Collaboration Agreement to deliver the best possible healthcare services to the Filipino people. MPH, the largest integrated healthcare network in the Philippines, and MPHTC, the developer of the country’s first fully integrated health platform, mWell, are both under the corporate umbrella […] More

  • climbing gyms bay area

    5 Best San Francisco Climbing Gyms + Bay Area » Local Adventurer

    Looking for the best San Francisco climbing gyms? Start here. San Francisco is one of our favorite cities, but it wasn’t until recently that we started adding climbing gyms as part of our travel itinerary. Luckily, some of our local friends pointed us toward the best climbing gyms in SF bay area. With so many […] More

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