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Now home to photoshoots and stag do's, the Exclusion Zone is looking a lot less abandoned these days.
There are nearly 20,000 posts on Instagram which include the hashtag #ExclusionZone. Some of these contain quotes from HBO's recent, and excellently reviewed, series Chernobyl, while others are photographs of books which detail the nuclear disaster in Ukraine.The vast majority, however, are photographs taken from the ...
 
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Who's automatically in or out when it comes to investing in citizenships?
The mere mention of a second passport sparks a number of questions, from how much it costs to how long it takes to get one. First things first: A potential applicant must know if he or she is eligible to apply for one. Knowing the ...
 
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GENIUS.
It's always frustrating to miss out on promo airfares. There’s a pang of jealousy you feel deep inside as soon as you find out that someone you know is flying to your favorite destination—and that it was only booked for one-fourth of the price you ...
 
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Indulge in a spa trip and recharge miles away from your usual metro haunts.
Setting a spa appointment should come with its own intentions, similar to the way one would plan a trip around the purpose of business, pleasure, or visiting family.Some spa trips are premeditated as a getaway from the toxicity of everyday life, while others ...
 
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They're all Instagram-worthy!
In recent years, staying in hostels have become a more popular choice among travelers—and it's easy to see why. Don't get us wrong, we love luxurious hotels with breakfast buffets and spa services as much as the next guy looking for a nice weekend getaway. ...
 
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Now it's going to be easier to pay the land of Hallyu a visit.
South Korea is relaxing visa requirements for Filipino visitors.According to South Korean ambassador Han Dong Man, the nation is simplifying its process of visa applications to encourage more Filipinos to visit South Korea. He added that visa applications can now be coursed through ...
 
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Fifty years since the world's only supersonic airliner took to the skies, 16 years after it was grounded for good, can Boom Technology founder Blake Scholl follow in Concorde's trail and ultimately maneuver past it?
Blake Scholl was at Seattle Airport waiting for his girlfriend to arrive when he found himself wondering whatever happened to supersonic flight. Her plane in was epically late and Scholl had time on his hands. Surely someone somewhere was working on this? After ...
 
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No visa, no jet lag, nothing.
The Filipino obsession to replicate counterparts in the West was a form of colonial mentality that peaked post-War. From fashion to fads, locals copied the American way. Philippine showbiz spawned its own versions of Elvis, Liz Taylor, James Dean and Charlie Chaplin. ...
 
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It pays to be a wise traveler.
We’ve all experienced the frustration of trying to get the best deal during an airline seat sale only to have the website crash just before check-out and your seats taken by the time you’ve refreshed. While waiting for airline alerts is one ...
 
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The newly signed law is still subject to ratification through a plebiscite.
Once a part of Davao del Norte before being recognized as Compostela Valley, the province is once again subject to changing its name. Revealed to the media on May 23, President Rodrigo Duterte has signed into law a measure to rename Compostela ...
 
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Huni Lio is Ayala Land's sustainable, eco-friendly, and inexpensive resort in El Nido, Palawan,.
Ayala Land has opened its newest resort, Huni Lio, in El Nido, Palawan. The project is part of Ayala Land's Lio Tourism Estate, a tourism development that puts prime importance on  environmental awareness and sustainability. Apart from educating its staff and the local community about environmental preservation, the ...
 
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You don't have to go far from the city to get to some of the best snorkeling spots in the Philippines.
The Philippines is located at the heart of the Coral Triangle, which is the geographical region recognized as the global center of marine biodiversity. You can find 76 percent of the world's coral species in the Coral Triangle, which is why it is also called ...
 
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Thankfully, summer never ends in the Philippines.
The heat has become insane. We've been drinking tons of water, converting our pick-up into a mobile pool, eating boozy ice cream. As we await the return of the rains, we turn to some of the most beautiful swimming pools in the country. ...
 
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You have to see their glass cottages!
The San Rafael River Adventure was listed in Preview's most sought after tourist destinations of 2018. Its rustic Bali aesthetics make quite the impressions on Instagram feeds. You don't have to travel all the way to Indonesia to soak in the sun by the riverside — ...
 
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A dose of trivia for today.
Around the world, you can find streets, monuments, statues, and edifices bearing familiar names. There are Rizal monuments and busts in Japan, Belgium, Andorra and the U.S. In San Francisco, California, there are streets named after Lapu-Lapu, Bonifacio, and Tandang Sora while in ...
 
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Accommodations cost around $100,000 (or P5.19 million) a night.
After years of consecutively topping the ranks of the world's best islands and housing some of the most luxurious accommodations in the Philippines, Palawan has outdone itself once more. One of the province's 1,780 islands has quietly opened an intimate haven unlike ...
 
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And how to find one that suits your budget!
With summer well underway, everyone’s off to hit the beach. Siargao and Puerto Galera are common go-tos, but if you’re really looking to just lounge by the shore with a good book, a friend or two, and some fresh, salty sea air in ...
 
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From the azure blue beauty of the Maldives to Wyoming's scenic national parks.
If you've ever said "pass" to jumping into a lake because it was so murky you couldn't see your feet, you're not alone. It's not really advisable, either. But you'll never run into that problem at these lakes, bays and coastlines. From ...
 
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The side effects of ditching tech during travel include dopamine boosts and really fucking good views.
It’s no longer a surprise to anyone that our smart phones, real-time alert watches, fitness bands, virtual assistants, and social media apps are making us feel anxious, guilty, less productive, and more than a little narcissistic. But with a steady stream of ...
 
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We have a lot!
With its powdery white-sand beach and vibrant party scene, Boracay has been cited time and again as one of the world's best party islands. But sometimes, you just want to take a break from the crowd, the daily bar-hopping, and having to ...