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Tips for a trip to Nara, Okayama, and Himeji from a seasoned traveler.
Japan has long been a popular destination for Filipinos because of its beautfil temples, history, culture and food, among many other things. The country has also become less strict with its visa requirements to boost tourism. Tokyo is the common first choice ...
 
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The old adage holds true: Laughter is the best medicine.
Some work days are worse than others—your project hit a huge snag, everyone’s grumpy, your boss isn’t in the most understanding of moods, there’s no coffee in the pantry, and fate just seems to conspire against you. This can understandably make anyone ...
 
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Escape to these Batangas beach resorts, which are a drive away from Manila.
Batangas is a dependable destination for impromptu weekend getaways. Given all its beachy options, it's only natural that it's top-of-mind when you feel like dropping everything for some fun in the sand.Getting there takes about three hours on a good day. Here ...
 
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You can even start wearing more plastic soon.
Plastic waste has become a huge global issue and the Philippines has been identified as one of the biggest culprits. We can trace the problem to several factors, such as the tingi mentality where consumers purchase necessities in affordable sachets because they ...
 
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The photos came from a collection of nitrate negatives, which were restored and developed by the American Geographical Society Library.
During our childhood years, we learned in school that Mayon Volcano was so destructive when it erupted in the 1800s that pyroclastic flow buried the nearby Cagsawa Church, leaving only part of its belfry as a testament to the volcano’s most powerful ...
 
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These are the six ways you can stop cheating (based on psychology, former cheaters, and practical sense).
As early as grade school, we’ve been taught that cheating is wrong, and as we grow older, we come to understand why—as well as become aware of its many forms. Not cheating is not the panacea to making a relationship work, there ...
 
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Time to green-light all those Taipei plans you put on hold!
On July 2, 2019, the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in the Philippines released a statement extending the visa-free treatment it has afforded Pinoy travelers who are visiting for either business or pleasure.“The visa-free privilege for the nationals of the Philippines will continue ...
 
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You don't have to endure the heat while touring the Quiapo area.
Walking tours in the Metro, especially in the historic city of Manila, aren't as scarce as they used to be. We now have biking trips on bamboo-made bicycles around Intramuros, a tour that's driven by solving puzzles and finding clues (like in Amazing ...
 
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China's magical landscapes are out-of-this-world amazing.
When potential travelers think of China as a destination, many consider the usual touristy places such as the Great Wall or the Forbidden Palace. These places are always crowded. What many people don't realize is that China also has some of the ...
 
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Filipinos are among the world's most attractive people.
Filipinos are among the world's most attractive people, according to a survey by content marketing company, Big Media 7. The survey ranked Filipinos ranks as 3rd sexiest nationality in the world.A blurb on the number 3 spot about FIlipinos says: "Probably the ...
 
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It's all about training smart.
Raymond Bagatsing has been in the world of showbiz for almost 40 years and is still very active. We've seen him in TV and movie hits such as Mula Sa Puso, Encantadia, Pusong Ligaw, Bagani, and more. Recently, he's been gaining even more attention internationally ...
 
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These popular excuses may count as cheating.
Does the line that defines what counts as cheating need to be redrawn? It’s all fun and games until somebody gets into somebody’s pants—or is it? Navigating relationships has never been easy, but the age of connectivity presents additional complications that make it ...
 
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Mount Meru, a peak in the Himalayas, is the center of the universe in Hindu Cosmology.
The sound was silent yet eerie; a slow cracking vibration, followed by a deep bellow. Every step we made was with intent. “We must keep moving” whispered Ashik, our alpine guide. “Glaciers are not a place you want to be in for ...
 
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Managing stress the right way can improve your personal and professional life.
Stress is a natural part of life—it's not necessarily evil. It occurs whenever you need to cope with changes in your body as well as in your surroudings. In fact, short-term stress can be good for you as it can push you to ...
 
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Unleash your inner hamster.
Eden Nature Park and Resort in Davao City is bringing the zip line game to a whole new level with their latest attraction: The Skywheel. The Skywheel is a balanced metal wheel suspended 60 feet above the ground. It is designed to transport people to a distance ...
 
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See old WrestleMania photos of feather boas, Stone Cold Stunners, and at least one future president.
Football fanatics have the Super Bowl. Tennis lovers have Wimbledon. And fans of the high-flying, chair-throwing, hyper-masculine soap opera that is professional wrestling know there's only one Granddaddy of 'Em All: WrestleMania. The main event of main events has played host to ...
 
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No sheep allowed.
The Dalai Lama famously commented that "sleep is the best meditation."Indeed, it's meant to be the time when we recharge and rejuvenate. But as anyone with a morning presentation to give knows too well, nodding off doesn't always prove so simple and can turn ...
 
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"As I interviewed and worked with more and more applicants, I have grown to like and prefer those fresh graduates from lesser-known universities," says this HR director.
I have read a number of posts from fresh graduates expressing disappointment on how hard it is to land a job these days. I feel for them and I understand where the frustration is coming from as I was once in their ...
 
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Are you there yet?
"Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life" the saying goes.Though whoever coined that phrase clearly didn't realise that any job that revolves around a miserable daily pilgrimage to Pret a Manger and ...