AS summer approaches and travel restrictions ease in the country and around the world, many are eager to hit the road and explore new destinations. The desire to break free from the confines of the past year is fueling a surge in bookings for flights and accommodations, leading to a hoped-for tourism rebound. However, while travelers ferry out to faraway beaches and exotic islands, Watsons, one of the largest health and beauty retailers in the Philippines, reminds vacationers to take care of their skin, which can be easily damaged by the sun and other environmental factors.
THE Lunar New Year, the annual celebration of the arrival of spring and the beginning of a new year on the lunisolar calendar, officially begins this week. It marks the end of the Year of the Water Tiger and ushers in the Year of the Water Rabbit, the fourth animal in the 12-year cycle of the Chinese zodiac.
THE number of diabetic patients in the Asia Pacific, the Middle East and African regions is projected to rise from 393 million in 2021 to 603 million by 2045. Of these, more than half are reported to develop peripheral neuropathy in their lifetimes.
THE rain came as a surprise but signaled a welcome break after the dust and heat of summer in March. Our small group gathered inside a small restaurant somewhere in Quezon City, awaiting a provincial bus to take us to Pampanga. Then it arrived, big and beckoning us to come aboard.
IN revealing plans to welcome back travelers to its stays, travel company Airbnb rolls out a number of updates that acknowledge the challenges the travel industry continues to face in the Covid-19 era. These updates include flexible ways to plan trips and search for accommodations.