Travel

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Boracay Closure
Kathryn Jalbuena

Boracay Set To Reopen In October 2018, But There Is A Catch

Good news for beach lovers! Boracay is no longer a cesspool, according to Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu.During a hearing of the House of Representatives’ natural resources committee held on Wednesday (July 11), Cimatu stated that Boracay is set to reopen ...

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Travel Insurance Philippines
Kristel Serran

4 Destinations In The Philippines Where You Could Really Use Travel Insurance

There are many kinds of travel insurance we can choose from when traveling abroad.Mostly, Filipinos only get a travel insurance policy if they are planning trips to Schengen countries, as travel insurance is a Visa requirement. Because of this, travel insuranc...

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Boracay Closure
Kathryn Jalbuena

Boracay To Reopen By October 26, According To DENR Secretary

Good news for beach lovers! Boracay is no longer a cesspool, according to Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu.During a hearing of the House of Representatives’ natural resources committee held on July 11, Cimatu stated that Boracay was no longer a cesspool and ...

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Batanes Itinerary
Kristel Serran

Steal My Itinerary: Six Days In Batanes

Of all the things that fascinated me during my six-day stay in Batanes, it was the way they said "Thank you" that struck me the most.“Dios Mamajes," they say. Which translates to, “May God reward you with goodness.”Dennis, our tour guide in Sabtang isla...

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Types of Travel Insurance
Kristel Serran

6 Types Of Travel Insurance And Why You Need Them

There are many types of travel insurance that serve as a safety cushion for all sorts of travel inconveniences. In some cases, like when traveling to Schengen countries, it is a requirement for Visa application.Luckily, if you’re on a budget, there are a lo...

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Taiwan Visa
Kristel Serran

Taiwan Visa-Free Entry For Filipinos Extended Until Mid 2019

There’s more reason for Filipinos to visit Taiwan as their visa-free travel is extended until July 31, 2019.Last year, our Southeast Asian neighbor announced an eight-month visa-free travel trial period spanning from November 1, 2017, to the start of July th...

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DFA Passport Scams
Kristel Serran

Beware Of These 4 DFA Passport Appointment Scams

With the passport application and renewal appointment slots at the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) going scarce, a lot of scammers have come out of the woodwork, providing “services” to people desperate to get their passports on time.At the start of th...

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Kristel Serran

Steal My Itinerary: Kyoto, Osaka, Gifu, Japan in 8 Days

For kids and teens who grew up with animé, Japanese toys and gadgets, sushi, and everything kawaii, Japan remains a popular destination among many Filipinos.Thankfully, the Land of the Rising Sun doesn't come short of colorful, jaw-droppingly Instagrammable p...

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Extreme Sports Activities Worldwide
Kathryn Jalbuena

5 Extreme Sports Activities Around The World For The Adventurous Tourist

Travel is all about seeing new sights and experiencing new things.While there’s something to be said for leisurely strolls looking at natural and man-made landmarks, quiet meals of exotic foods, and museum tours, sometimes you need something a bit more extre...

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10 Places To Go In 2018 To Maximize The Value Of Your Pesos
Kristel Serran

10 Countries With Almost The Same Exchange Rate As The Philippine Peso

To foreign tourists, it's not just more fun in the Philippines; it's cheaper here too.But even though the Philippine Peso may fall far behind the likes of the US Dollar and the Euro, there are still a lot of other countries where there are reasonable exchange ...

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