By Anna Isabel C. Sobrepeña
Baden-Baden was a destination waiting to happen again. An earlier visit impressed a charm and agreeable experiences which begged a return. So it was that the promise I made to myself to go there again with my hubby Chito brought us back to the stylish spa city at the foot of Germany’s Black Forest.
By Mozart Pastrano
It is one of Bukidnon’s best-kept secrets—a state university sprawled on more than 3,000 hectares of contiguous campus marked, off the highway, by a volcano rising up dreamily over the calm, yawning flatlands.
By Raoul J. Chee Kee
For many travelers making their way to Europe, Dubai is usually just a layover—with an impressive airport full of well-stocked boutiques and Duty Free stores.
1. COMPLETE the online Tourist Visa Application Form.
By Tessa Mangahas
The greatest story ever told comes alive with a trip to the Holy Land itself. This Christmas season, performing artist couple Robert Seña and Isay Alvarez and their children, along with other pilgrims, will visit Israel and parts of Syria, Palestine, Jordan and other ancient holy sites identified with the birth, ministry, suffering, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.
By Amadís Ma. Guerrero
Rescue. Restore. Revive. These are the buzzwords, the mantra, of “Shore It Up!”, a corporate social responsibility (CSR)-ecotourism project of the Metro Pacific Investments Foundation (MPIF), a member of the MVP Group of Companies.
By Boboi Costas
On the day a 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck Cebu and Bohol, these islands landed in the Top 5 Islands in Asia list of Conde Nast Traveler magazine.
By Pocholo Concepcion
The sound of voices speaking in Tagalog catches our attention as we enter Holiday Inn in Cotai Strip Resorts Macau. “Pinoy,” says one of the bellhops, smiling at our group while helping carry our luggage.
By Anne A. Jambora
There’s a new lady at the Makati Shangri-La, Manila. And her name is Isabela. From its classic signature of masculine-sounding names for ballrooms and event spaces—such as Pasay, Parañaque, Pasig, Makati, Manila, Mandaluyong and Rizal—the hotel now offers Isabela, a state-of-the-art ballroom named after Spain’s Queen Isabela, the wife of King Philip II after whom the Philippines was named.
By Lyn Rillon
Despite the sea dispute, China can’t get enough of the Philippines—and vice versa. Just ask the Chinese tourists who have helped boost visitor arrivals in the Philippines. Ask the 13 photojournalists from the Asia News Network as well—this writer included—who recently went on a 15-day journey to China to experience and capture on camera the scenic spots and historical places on roads less traveled to the outsiders.
By Pam Pastor
Feel like ghost-hunting this Halloween? Check out these spooky places around the Philippines.