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Obviously.
February started off big for NBA Hall of Famer Shaquille O’Neal as he opened his first Los Angeles restaurant simply named Shaquille’s. It stands right next to the Staples Center where The Big Diesel helped deliver three NBA championships, with a Shaq-sized door for the ...
 
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The closest places to paradise.
In pursuit of exploring the Philippines one island at a time, I have come across, and in many cases taken a dip in, countless bodies of water that have induced expletives in disbelief that such sights go beyond default desktop images. I ...
 
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He's capturing moments that most people may never experience in their lifetime.
Filipino landscape photographer Edwin Martinez has dedicated the past five years of his career to capturing the magic of the aurora borealis, also commonly known as the Northern Lights. He's traveled as far as Iceland, Norway, New Zealand, and Canada in the ...
 
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And they spent over P52 billion for other e-commerce purchases.
If you needed more proof that Filipinos are obsessed with traveling, look no further than the billions of pesos they spent on it last year.Filipino internet users spent an estimated $3.5 billion on travel and accommodations online in 2018. That’s over P186.5 ...
 
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Agoda lists 10 places where Filipinos are welcoming the Year of the Pig.
It looks like more Filipinos are celebrating the Chinese New Year overseas this week.Agoda, an online booking platform for accommodations, flights, and airport transfers, revealed in a study of their internal data that six international locations are among the top 10 destinations ...
 
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Clinton Palanca's search for papaitan and how he stumbled over other Ilocano favorites.
The rain had been falling steadily on the craggy elevations that make up Luzon’s broad interior, swelling the creeks and tributaries and pouring into the rivers until they ran high and fast as they poured the muddy brown water into the sea. ...
 
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Twin Lakes is perfect if you’re planning a relaxing, no-pressure weekend break
For a quick weekend getaway, Tagaytay is always a good idea. Despite increasing traffic, the city’s cool weather and relative proximity to Manila has made it an easy choice for harried urbanites to relax and recharge. There’s a wide array of choices of ...
 
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These fresh travel options will open up doors to new sights and sounds without the hassle of a layover.
Frequent flyers, prepare your passports. The last quarter of 2018 saw the exciting addition of new flight routes from Manila's Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) and a few of the emerging air hubs in the country. If you want to spend less ...
 
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The best meals in Tokyo, London, Guangzhou, and Barcelona.
Weather, culture, drinking before noon, vegetating into a state of utter relaxation — there are many vacation experiences we love, but there's one glorious activity that sits above them all: eating.If you have a trip coming up, you're likely already lusting after ...
 
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BRB, booking!
Start the year right with plane ride to the best place to travel to this 2019. Lonely Planet has dubbed Sri Lanka as the place to be this new year and it's not difficult to see why. This country offers so much ...
 
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Better add it to your budget!
With more flight routes and relaxed visa policies, more and more Filipinos are opting to spend their hand-earned money on a vacation in Japan. But you may have to add 1,000 yen (roughly P489) to your travel budget as the country will ...
 
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Check out the visa requirements of 230 countries on the VisaList website.
As early as now, you likely have plans for where you’ll be spending your vacations in for the year. That planner you got for Christmas is probably marked with dates for your vacation leave.But if you’re still undecided on where you want ...
 
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Before its construction, the point was notoriously dangerous for sailors, fishermen, and ship pilots because of its rocky coastline.
The Philippines has engaged in trade as early as the second century. First with the Chinese and then, of course, the Manila Galleon. From 1565 to 1815, Spanish trading ships traveled across the Pacific Ocean from the Philippines to Mexico. The galleons ...
 
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What are you doing New Year’s Eve?
We may not have the epic ball drop like they do on New York’s Times Square, but Manila has its fair share of New Year’s Eve parties. If you are looking to greet the coming year on a fancier scale than with ...
 
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These credit cards will help you earn air miles faster and will you give you the lowest foreign exchange conversions.
Not all credit cards are created equal. If you're a frequent flyer, the right credit card could be your best travel companion. Below, we round up the best cards to use when traveling, according to their most notable features.Why It's Better: One ...
 
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We can all #relate.
Any intrepid traveler would know how many tabs you have to open just to book a flight to your dream destination. You'd have to open SkyScanner to compare flight fares—but to be sure, you'd also have the websites of Cebu Pacific, AirAsia, ...
 
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Pilots, flight attendants, and ground crew have one resounding plea to passengers.
In travelling by flight, it is not enough to abide by the safety rules. Here are 10 unwritten rules that every flier should know, as told by pilots and flight attendants.If there is one thing that irks both passengers and flight crew alike, it’s ...
 
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In all, 170,695 Filipinos applied for Shengen visas last year.
Some horror travel stories start even before one flies out. We’ve all probably heard a similar tale before: a relative or friend buys a discounted flight, only to have their visa application rejected.This is especially true for Filipinos applying for a Schengen ...
 
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Time to stretch your VLs
Thinking of widening your horizons in the coming year, but still have no idea where to go? If you’d like to skip the usual destinations you see on your Instagram feed, Lonely Planet has recently released a list of 10 of the best ...
 
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Travelers to Bohol will find that their trips just got easier and more eco-friendly.
If you've been following news about the Bohol-Panglao Airport, then you would already know by now that it has been quite a few years in the making. On November 27, 18 years after the first feasibility study was conducted, the eco-friendly airport was ...