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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 ...
 
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Its resident pups are too cute to handle.
Siargao Island, a tropical paradise off the coast of Surigao del Norte, is known for its unparalleled barreling waves, stunning rock formations, rich marine life, and picture-perfect lagoons and coves. Adding to the surf town's laid-back vibe is a boutique resort that's ...
 
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We asked real estate professionals where top-tier clients choose to build their vacation homes in the countryside.
We've explored the property and leisure portfolios of Manila's wealthiest, delving into the prices of exclusive villages in the city, as well as annual fees of club memberships.This time, we look into the prices of private vacation homes. Below, a list of premier real estate destinations ...
 
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Things here are as simple and laidback as it gets
In the municipality of Pagbilao, in Quezon Province, around 150 kilometers south of Manila, is a beach destination that holds all the desirable qualities in a stretch of salty shore...and we can't believe no one has discovered it yet.On the approach to ...
 
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It’s not an exact science, but we think we’ve figured it out.
People always ask: how do you know it’s love? I don’t claim to have all the answers, but in this case, I have a pretty solid theory.They pick you up from the airport.This isn’t just about romantic love, of course. A brother or ...
 
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Perfect for a sudden road trip.
Tagaytay City in Cavite is often top-of-mind for a spur-of-the-moment getaway. Just a couple of hours away from the Metro, it boasts a stunning view of Taal Lake and chilly weather that make you feel you’re actually in a far away, sleepy ...
 
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Heads up to those who plan to drive up there this weekend.
Planning to head up to Tagaytay during Holy Week? Don't forget that starting Monday, April 13, Tagaytay City Office of Public Safety imposed a new one-way traffic scheme.Under the new traffic scheme, vehicles heading to Nasugbu, Alfonso, Mendez, and Indang from Manila must ...
 
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Skip the tourist traps and visit these low-key but enjoyable places.
When Manileños visit Albay, Bicol, locals tend to direct them to the well-known destinations such as Cagsawa, Ligñon Hill, and Embarcadero. But if you know how to speak the local language, they will open up about their own simple and favorite places. ...
 
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The Philippines' oldest churches were built in the 1600s.
The oldest churches in the Philippines are a symbol of the country’s colonial past. Their sturdy stone walls and ornate altars talk about centuries of worship, veneration, wars, and deaths.As a Catholic country, it is not surprising that the country has a number ...
 
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Most are staying close to home this long weekend, but those who prefer to go abroad are growing in number.
If you’re one of the lucky few, you’re about to embark on a four-day weekend vacation, or better yet, you’re already long gone and enjoying your sweet time away from work. Holy Week, while mainly a time for reflection and prayer by ...
 
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These transportation apps made in the Philippines aim to make commuters’ lives just a little bit easier.
It’s no secret that traffic in the major urban centers of the country is horrible. A 2017 report revealed that traffic in Metro Manila caused the Philippines to lose over P4 billion that year. And with no end in sight, various transportation ...
 
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Where to eat, drink, and soak up the history in Istanbul, one of the greatest cities in the world.
Spend even a short amount of time in Istanbul, and you’ll notice the look. It’s the one of the faces of people who live here as they try to explain their love for this oldest and grandest of cities. Hands will caress ...
 
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It's their third outpost!
When it comes to minimalist, sleek designs, Japanese retail company MUJI easily comes to mind. This also rings true for their hotel properties—the first of which opened in Shenzhen in January 2018. After the second MUJI Hotel welcomed guests in Beijing in ...
 
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It's high time for a summer staycation.
The climbing temperatures combined with being cooped up at work can take a toll on our general well-being, another reason why a summer getaway should be imminent. To further convince you, it's actually been proven that beach vacations are good for your health. ...
 
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How many have you visited?
Singapore's Changi Airport has again been voted the best airport in the world by the users of airport and airline review platform Skytrax. It’s a title the country’s major airport has held since 2013.“To be voted the World’s Best Airport for the seventh ...
 
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Plus, how much it costs to charter each vessel.
Ever since travel was made easy and tourism was popularized, luxury travel has existed. First were passenger liners whose first class facilities were the finest at the time, comparable to luxury hotels in accommodations and service. Another way to travel in high ...
 
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Even the most seasoned traveler makes mistakes.
"When in Rome, do as the Romans do," we've heard time and again. When you're visiting a foreign place for the first time, it's natural to want to do the locals right by following their traditions, and even learning a few phrases. ...
 
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Can't go out of town? These are all in Metro Manila.
Living in the city can be exhausting especially with the terrible traffic that you have to deal with on a daily basis. Sometimes, you just want to dive into a pool and forget about all your worries while floating in peace. But ...
 
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Not Korea either.
While Japan's sakura displays are undoubtedly beautiful, you'll have to save more money if you want to visit the cherry blossom capital of the world. And if your next guess is Washington, D.C., again, you're mistaken.The official titleholder of the Cherry Blossom Capital ...
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