By Raoul J. Chee Kee
The cold and rainy weather failed to dampen this writer’s spirits a few weeks ago when we set foot in Hobbiton, the fictional village of the Hobbits set and shot among the rolling hills of Matamata in New Zealand.
1. Bring an adaptor for your gadgets. Their three-pronged plugs are different; two of them are slanted. I ended up borrowing an adaptor from the hotel front desk since the two “universal” adaptors I brought with me weren’t actually universal.
An unprecedented second major aviation disaster in four months could further associate Malaysia with calamity in the eyes of travelers, observers warn, putting the tropical destination’s vital tourism sector at risk.
By Katrina A. Holigores
Since it’s rainy season, planning a weekend away from the city could turn out waterlogged.
Inveterate travelers can look forward to booking their trips to Taiwan later this month when Taiwan Travel Fair opens. The two-day event will be on July 26-27 at the Event Center of SM Megamall, where Taiwan’s tourism will be promoted among Filipino travel enthusiasts.