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Discover these less-traveled destinations on your next getaway.
When it comes to planning a trip, there really is no time to waste. It's better to think in advance, especially with all the new countries easing up on visas to Filipinos. That said, we've put together a list of visa-free travel ...
 
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The Philippines is supported by many countries when it comes to the West Philippine Sea.
For many years before 2012, Filipinos referred to their portion of the sea bordering the west of the country as South China Sea. Then, after the tense Scarborough Shoal Standoff in 2012, the government decided to name the maritime area as the West ...
 
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The ideal way to escape this country’s scorching heat.
We all have this ideal version of Christmas in our heads: We’re bundled up around a fire in our coziest sweaters, drinking hot cocoa with burnt marshmallows, while the smell of gingerbread fills the air and snowflakes build constellations on frosted windows. ...
 
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These are the best to be had, no matter your whisky-drinking preferences.
The impending holidays means it's high time to hunker down into a whisky cocktail, the kind you can feel deep in your bones. And of those, there are many. whisky cocktails to buck you up, whisky cocktails to calm you down, whisky cocktails ...
 
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With coffee liqueur and vodka, it's less of a dessert cocktail than a White Russian.
You've heard of the White Russian. Heavy with Kahlúa, guzzled by Dudes, decadently sweet. The Black Russian is basically that, but less frivolous. And you can probably guess from name alone what the difference is. A White Russian is swirled with heavy ...
 
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From neckties to bow ties.
We'll admit it—neckties can be a bit tricky. Tying one is already a challenge, but wearing one is a whole 'nother story. But, it just takes a bit of experience to perfect pulling the tie off. If you want to skip the whole ...
 
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Don’t worry, your boss could feel like a fraud too.
Do you ever feel like you’re incompetent at work despite colleagues praising your stellar performance? Or how about feeling that you’re a phony parent, despite what others see? If you’re in school, you might have felt like you don’t deserve the grades ...
 
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Sand is coarse and rough and irritating and it gets everywhere.
Everyone has this idea in their head that a beach resort is the perfect getaway. But what if you don't like sand because it's coarse and rough and irritating and it gets everywhere? What if you don't like the way saltwater irritates ...
 
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An Old Fashioned never tasted better.
The holidays are coming up, which means there are plenty of occasions to try your hand at making some new cocktails. Whether it be a work event or a small gathering at home, you'll impress the holiday party circuit with your cocktail-making ...
 
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A mountain in Laguna is a one-stop destination for several gorgeous waterfalls.
There are countless lists of falls near Manila, but more often than not, they’re nowhere near each other. It would take a solid week to visit them all—but not these falls. Tucked away in a corner of Laguna is Mt. Romelo, home to ...
 
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A backpacker shares tips on how to explore Busan in four days with only P7,000 in your pocket.
Busan is a big, sprawling coastal city, but it’s not as frenetic and fast-paced as Seoul. Formerly known as Pusan, it is second to Seoul in terms of population. The bustling metropolis has a laid back vibe, probably because of its proximity ...
 
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What do you order? Where do you sit? How do you make the date go as smoothly as possible? How do you survive? Well, well, well. We got you covered, fam!
Four local restaurants made it to travel site Big 7 Travel’s “50 Most Romantic Restaurants in Asia.” To this day, we’re still wondering why there are only four from the Philippines, considering that we’re a country of #lovelovelove (Aquino, 2015). Where is Antonio’s? ...
 
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We get to the bottom of it.
Watch enthusiasts will agree that a well-crafted timepiece is more than just a necessity. It's an investment that's meant to last a lifetime, as long as it is properly handled and maintained. When it comes to automatic watches, however, there are quite a number of ...
 
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Film cameras have a character that digital just can’t replicated.
There’s something about vintage cameras that digital just can’t replicate. It has a character lost on the high-tech equipment of today. The wear-and-tear only adds value, and the older the camera, the more sought after it is.Film photography has been revived in ...
 
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The scotch-based cocktail was inspired by Spanish bullfighting.
The Blood and Sand cocktail is an eerily named, scotch-based cocktail that's perplexing. It will not be for everyone. The rosso vermouth is sweet. The cherry comes across strong—red Cherry Heering liqueur is traditional, but clear kirsch brandy lightens its intensity and ...
 
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There are days when getting out of bed and crawling to the office are a major effort.
In 1946, Nazi concentration camp prisoner Victor Frankl published his book Man’s Search for Meaning. In it, the author outlines his psychotherapeutic method, which involves latching onto one’s purpose in life and immersing oneself in achieving that outcome. According to Frankl, who ...
 
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Please stop saying Mo-way.
You finally know how to pronounce restaurant names, but how will you fare when it comes to a nightcap? We're not just talking bars or cocktails here; we're talking about alcohol brands itself.From Blue Curaçao to Veuve Clicquot, there's a lot of tricky brands ...
 
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These are the suit colors you need in your wardrobe rotation.
There is always at least one occasion in your life when you will need a suit. While you may have gotten away with not owning one in your youth, owning a sensible and appropriate suit in your closet is a style rule ...
 
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Keep your kicks fresh with these tips.
Sneakers might never really make any of us fully happy, but they're still a staple that won't be going anywhere. While we've explored just about everything sneaker care-related—from keeping white sneakers clean and the best shoe cleaners to buy to the dos and don'ts of ...
 
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Your real-life tito woes answered by the Internet.
No, it’s not just you. Somewhere in another part of the world is a hapless guy looking for useful style tips for men. He’s wondering whether his red shirt, striped tie, and vest combo is a fitting outfit for a job interview. ...
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