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Mindoro’s dance festival stunning, a sight to behold

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GOLDEN girl muse

Apart from the captivating ambience of Puerto Galera, there is much to discover and experience in the province of Oriental Mindoro, an hour and 10 minutes ride via fast craft from the Port of Batangas City.

Posted: March 15th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Travel | Read More »

Having fun in Cebu


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BIRTHDAY boy Chris Chilip with lovely Azumi Hotel guests Patty Chilip, Edna Chua, Marissa Concepcion, Lizette Cojuangco, Crickette Tantoco, Beng Dee, Marivic Limcaoco , Bea Lhuillier and Sea Princess

Time flies when you’re having fun. With summer just around the corner, it’s time for us to plan vacations, even if these are just on weekends.

Posted: March 2nd, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle,Travel | Read More »

Crow Castle–and guess what Japanese icon was in it

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EARLY morning view of the castle

Crows have always struck me as sinister creatures. Many years ago, as a young intern in Dacca, I watched a gang of these feathered ruffians obliterate the carcass of a goat in a matter of minutes.

Posted: March 1st, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Travel | Read More »

Past and present converge in Taal Vista

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TAAL VISTA Lodge in the midcentury

Under a billowy canopy, a long dining table stretched out on Taal Vista Hotel’s veranda, overlooking the misty volcano.

Posted: March 1st, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Travel | Read More »

Hollywood (think ‘Despicable Me’ Minions) all over Panagbenga

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MISCHIEVOUS Minions lead the pack of this year’s Panagbenga Grand Float Parade. Photo by Jovic Yee

Hollywood’s influence on Cordilleran culture was evident in the 19th staging of the Panagbenga or Flower Festival in Baguio last week.

Posted: March 1st, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Travel | Read More »

Sun, sand and stars at Pico de Loro Cove

ENJOY a variety of summer activities at Pico de Loro Cove

Pico de Loro Cove welcomes summer with a lineup of exciting outdoor activities. Bask in the morning sun as you nourish your mind and body with a sunrise yoga session on Pico beach on March 9.

Posted: March 1st, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Travel | Read More »

Philippine website launches focused online travel engine

tripmoba

A Philippine website powered by young and creative professionals who share a love for travel has launched an engine that provides customers easy and stress-free booking and travel experience.

Posted: February 24th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories,Travel | Read More »

Father rediscovers Bohol with his little girl

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NATURALLY, a Bohol vacation would not be complete without a visit to the Chocolate Hills and the Tarsier Foundation. Bellevue can arrange a day tour through the countryside or an early morning boat ride to see the dolphins. PHOTO BY PJ ENRIQUEZ

The Philippines is famous for its New Year’s Eve celebrations, especially when they’re held by the sea or on the beach. We decided to go to Bohol and celebrate the crossover, and it seemed like the right choice.

Posted: February 22nd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Travel | Read More »

Bored with her well-off husband, in love with a plain guy


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When I married my husband 15 years ago, I thought my life was set. I was 27 then with a string of broken love affairs. I thought he was the answer to my prayer.

Posted: February 16th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Headlines,Sunday Lifestyle,Travel | Read More »

Mexican life seen through paintings

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DAVID Alfaro Siqueiros mural at the Rectory

Most students of the University of the Philippines Diliman are probably unaware that there is a mural in the main lobby of Palma Hall, the largest building in the campus.

Posted: February 15th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Travel | Read More »

Superb Spanish sojourn

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STREET art in Madrid

When my siblings and I were planning our big European trip last year, it was unanimous that the most time should be spent in Spain. Though none of us had ever been there, Spain held this certain allure that we couldn’t resist.

Posted: February 15th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Travel | Read More »

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