Travel

Relevant information about sights, sounds, and any form of respite from your daily grind.

Leah Ramos

Kalanggaman Island: A Pocket Guide For Weekend Warriors Of All Kinds

With the Philippines' 7,000-plus islands, how can you ever run out of local tourist spots to tick off of your bucket list? We're #blessed with an abundance of unspoiled beaches filled with white sands and turquoise waters. And one of the trendiest, most sought...

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Diana Lyn Balbalosa

A Philippine Passport Holder's Quick Guide To Applying For A US Tourist Visa

If you are a Philippine passport holder with big dreams of watching the California sunset or marveling at the New York skyline on the Empire State, you’ve probably been thinking about applying for a US Visa.You also must’ve heard numerous horror stories ab...

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Diana Lyn Balbalosa

Decode Common Jargon Pilots And Flight Attendants Use

It can get confusing, trying to decode every word announced over the microphone while you’re a hundred miles above the sky.Even frequent flyers hardly understand some things pilots and flight attendants say. Okay, we all probably know what “roger that” a...

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Dino Mari Testa

Shorter Edsa Travel Time, Uber/Grab Fines, And The Week's Other Trending News

Winter is here. As fans of Game of Thrones ourselves, we’ve decided to avoid social media until we’ve seen the season premiere.While you’re trying to dodge the spoilers coming in from all fronts, you may want to catch up with the latest news about money,...

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Diana Lyn Balbalosa

How Travel Insurance Saved My Life

When traveling, safety and security are just as important as your budget and itinerary. This is why travel insurance remains a vital, albeit often neglected, component of your trip.According to the Philippine Flight Network, 7 out of 10 Filipino travelers beli...

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Diana Lyn Balbalosa

Travel Insurance In The Philippines: How Much Does It Cost?

Travel insurance (or travelers’ insurance) is a safety net for restorative costs while you are on the move, which is applicable to both local and worldwide travels.Aside from backing up the traveler on their restorative expenses, insurance premiums also cove...

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Diana Lyn Balbalosa

Your Ultimate Guide To The World’s Best Shopping Districts

For most people, traveling to a new place is an opportunity to go shopping. More than scoring unique finds, the experience of wading through a sea of goods in a foreign land gives one a heightened sense of adventure.Often, though, lack of planning and time con...

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Diana Lyn Balbalosa

While You're Stuck In Edsa Traffic: This Is What Rush Hour Looks Like In Different Parts Of The World

Metro Manila has been getting a lot of bad press, landing in “Worst” lists everywhere—first for the traffic, according Waze users; and recently, for being the “worst” place in Southeast Asia, according to Travel Guide South East Asia Backpacker.It ...

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Kristel Serran

Why Do I Need Travel Insurance?

We go so far as making detailed travel itineraries. We make it a point to be at the airport hours early so we don’t miss our flights. We take extra precautionary measures while on the road.But as for travel emergencies, we mostly leave it all to fate.Most Fi...

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Diana Lyn Balbalosa

Travel Insurance Philippines: 5 Tips On Finding The Best Deals

Many frequent flyers and smart travelers swear by the convenience of insuring both their domestic and international trips to avoid unwanted expenses on accidents and other unforeseen circumstances.Alongside packing smart and preparing a travel itinerary, smart...

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