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Meanderings of a business and thin spaces traveler

Part One SEPTEMBER is an epic time for business travel for me and, over a span of two weeks, I had traveled close to four...

Mindanao’s northern lights

DON’T let embassy travel advisories and unsavory news stories about Mindanao deprive you the opportunity of exploring the hidden charm of the so-called Land...

A view to a thrill

Story & Photos by Bernard L. Supetran SEASONED travelers, almost always, would look for three things when looking for a place to settle when on...

A ‘baluarte’ of culture and environment

THIS month wraps up a nostalgic visit for me in paradise, Sumilon. Very few could claim being part of the launch of paradise, and...

Sandbox raises the bar with two new attractions

Story & photos by Randy S. Peregrino SURROUNDED by Pampanga’s vast plains and mountain ranges is Alviera’s popular outdoor adventure park known as Sandbox. Situated within...

El Nido Resorts’s Miniloc undergoes improvements

MINILOC Island Resort, one of the four private islands of El Nido Resorts in Northern Palawan, has become a key destination for some parents,...

Lingering in Lingayen

Story & photos by Bernard L. Supetran SUMMER might be officially over, but that doesn’t mean beach bumming has also come to an end. On...

My personal paradise in the Visayas

Part One HAS it really been 12 years since I stayed alone in what’s probably the most incredibly beautiful island in the Visayas—Sumilon? This place holds...

Cuisine, culture and countryside

ASK any jaded traveler the things he or she is looking for in a destination, and chances are, they will be culture, cuisine and...

BRB, Boracay!

BORACAY may be closed for the next few months, but the rest of the Philippines is open for a beach getaway. The country is...

F1 Hotel Manila’s seasonal showers

THERE’S something about the rain that brings a cool calm to the city, especially after the searing heat of the summer. Allow F1 Hotel...

The Fontana Leisure Parks: Northern weekend getaway like no other

CONSIDERED as the country’s future premiere getaway, Clark, Pampanga, is continuously being developed as a modern hub for commercial, industrial, leisure and tourism.  Now known...

Gems of the Orient

THERE has been lingering historical gossip that the Allied Forces, led by Gen. Douglas MacArthur, returned to the Philippines via Leyte during World War...

Belmont undergoes SGS certification

BELMONT Hotel Manila became the world’s first hotel to forge an agreement with SGS, the global leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, on...

Marriott brand boosts presence in the Philippines

Story & photos by Rodel Ambas Jr. IT looks like the opening of Courtyard by Marriott Iloilo serves a prelude to what is in store...

A journey to wellness in the south

Story & photos by Bernard L. Supetran MENTION “Cebu” and, immediately, images of powdery beaches, hand-crafted guitars, danggit, otap and Lapu-Lapu Shrine come to mind....

Filipino choice for quality budget accommodation in Singapore

OWNING a piece of property in Singapore, which is reputably known as among the most luxurious in the world, is not cheap. What more of...

Enjoy 360 degrees of nature at Pico de Loro

HAMILO Coast is a new luxury residential beachfront condominium development at Pico de Loro Cove, which is situated along the Nasugbu coastline. Hamilo Coast is...

Africanized!

Immersed, in love and never wanting to leave. This was how I feel about Africa. My adventure levels were really put to the test, especially...

Surface Interval in Davao

Story & photos by Bernard L. Supetran DAVAO City is widely known for its icons—the Philippine Eagle and the durian, and, lately, the Philippine President...