Travel

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

Common Travel Mistakes
Diana Lyn Balbalosa

13 Common Travel Mistakes And How To Avoid Them

All your bags are packed, but are you ready to go? Before you stand outside your door, ask yourself these questions: Is my itinerary ready? Do I have printouts of my plane ticket and hotel reservation? Are my travel documents intact? What about the meds and my...

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Things Only Frequent Travellers Know
Diana Lyn Balbalosa

Things Only Frequent Travelers Know By Heart

The world is filled with beautiful and sometimes dangerous sights. For some people, wandering to see what the world has to offer is a yearly need to restore their spirits. Others are lucky enough to have wandered the world as part of work assignments.For frequ...

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Diana Lyn Balbalosa

10 Most Popular Shaved Ice Treats Around The World

The sweltering heat of the summer months spurs the search for ways to relax and cool down.In the streets of the Philippines, overheated Filipinos often keep an eye out for halo-halo, or shaved blocks of ice with a steel hand scraper, all to heave into a cup wi...

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Dfa Passport Appointment
Dino Mari Testa

DFA Announces Availability Of Slots For Online Passport Applicants From July To September 2018

Do you have plans to get a passport later this year? Good news: Slots are now open for passport applicants! Bad news: They are going FAST.According to a public advisory released by the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on May 1, Filipinos on can book an appo...

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Best Travel Credit Cards In The Philippines 2018
Diana Lyn Balbalosa

6 Best Travel Credit Cards In The Philippines: 2018 Edition

Planning your dream vacation down to the last detail can be time-consuming. Luckily for frequent flyers based in the Philippines, we have access to the best travel credit cards to help us every step of the way.Booking tickets, making hotel reservations, and sh...

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Kristel Serran

Boracay Island Alternatives: 6 Breathtaking Beach Destinations In The Philippines

Given that there are over 7,107 islands in the country with a wealth of beautiful white sand beaches, all the fretting over the six-month Boracay closure may have been a tad over-the-top.It’s time we allow Boracay to have its long-needed break, and use this ...

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New NAIA Terminal Assignments
Kathryn Jalbuena

Here Are The New NAIA Terminal Assignments For International And Domestic Flights

Flying soon? Check your tickets—there might be some changes being planned for the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA).Starting August 31, all international flights arriving and departing from Manila may be assigned to NAIA Terminals 1 and 3, as propose...

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Boracay Closure
Diana Lyn Balbalosa

Boracay Closure: Flight Cancellations, Economic Impact, And Other Things You Need To Know

No more Laboracay? But why?On social media, both netizens and tourists, have been expressing their disappointment over having to change their vacation plans as the famed island of Boracay is now closed until at least October of this year.The Departments of Tou...

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Planned vs Spontaneous Travel
Diana Lyn Balbalosa

Planned Vs. Spontaneous Travel: Let's Weigh The Pros And Cons Of Each

Ever noticed how out-of-town trips carefully planned via lengthy group conversations often don't push through? And how the best getaways are borne out of informal, last-minute invites?Travel junkies know by heart that making a booking during a flash seat sale...

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How To Stay Healthy While Travelling
Diana Lyn Balbalosa

9 Important Health Tips Travelers Should Always Remember

They say travel is healthy for your mind, body, and spirit. A getaway is vital for keeping your sanity amidst stress-beating deadlines. As travelers enjoy wandering foreign streets, taking in new sights, and tasting exotic foods, many tend to lose track of th...

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