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...

An unmatched living experience in Tagaytay

WHEN weekend daydreaming of the perfect getaway that’s just close to the Metro and where cool weather and a ton of activities await, the...

Medical and wellness tourism in the heart of the Philippines

NOWADAYS, new reasons to travel are usually for higher-purpose goals, such as volunteerism, spirituality, advocacy, and the holy grail of them all—wellness. For while many...

Discover quaint Quirino on two wheels

ALL roads led to the quaint province of Quirino for the fourth edition of the Quirino Motorismo, one of the country’s biggest motor tourism...

Tara let’s sa Antipolo

There was a time when the resort town of Antipolo was considered “out-of-town”, which lured Metro Manilans for a weekend getaway because of its...

Have crypto, will travel

THERE used to be a time when they would say “American Express, don’t leave home without it,” but very soon, they may be saying...

DOT pursues alternative livelihood during Boracay ‘upgrading’

OVER P56 billion of tourist spending is at stake during the imminent Boracay Island rehabilitation and restoration, but the Department of Tourism (DOT) is...

Nature-rich getaway at Princesa Garden Island

AN upscale, 4-hectare resort that cares for the environment, Princesa Garden Island Resort and Spa, which is approximately five minutes away from the Puerto...

From tourist to traveler

THIS being the month of love, I thought I would make a list of the places I have come to love both locally and...

Come Sail Away

THE American band Styx captured in its 1977 hit perhaps the best rock song about the age-old art of sailing. But that song applies...

Toward better market connectivity

Today’s connected world has spawned unique partnerships between organizations that otherwise, would not have materialized in the past. For instance, a payment center has...

Flying in style with FoilaFly

Story & photos by Bernard L. Supetran WITH the onset of a new year, it has become an obligatory ritual for every jaded traveler or...

Sarangani’s shining silver year 

SARANGANI has the unusual distinction of being one of the country’s youngest provinces and, at the same time, one of the oldest. Youngest because it...

When Business is Leisure: Business Highlights of Travel 2017

Conclusion WHEN you are in business, the idea of traveling for leisure is almost unheard of. We spoke to some of these trailblazers in business...

An Underwater Tryst

By Lorenz S. Marasigan / Photos by Dave Haas THE sun has just touched the line separating the sky and ocean when we boarded the boat....

A passion for perfection

IT all started in April 2001 as a small restaurant in Manila, the name “Ibarras” was inspired by their venues’ Art Deco Facade, wood-paneled...

Tagaytay’s not-so-secret garden

WHEN the Koreanovela Secret Garden became a big hit in the Philippines a few years back, the TV series could have been referring to...

When business is leisure: Business Highlights of Travel 2017

Part One WHEN you are in business, the idea of traveling for leisure is almost unheard of. We spoke to some of these trailblazers in...

PhilJets takes delivery of its second Cessna Citation XLS+

PHILJETS is once again proving its efficiency and desire to satisfy its clients with continuous improved service. On the sideline of the 31st Association of...

Island in the sun

Story & photos by Bernard L. Supetran WHEN Calypso King Harry Belafonte sang the hit “Island in the Sun”, he might not be attributing it...