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There’s more to Barcelona than Gaudi

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POCKET gardens surrounding the medical pavilions

Barcelona. The Spanish sun, the Medditernean sea, the Catalan artistry, and home to the illustrious architect Antoni Gaudi.

Posted: July 28th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

Huffing and puffing my way to Monet’s Giverny–on two wheels

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FOR 20 YEARS, Monet would produce a series of murals and smaller pieces on water lilies alone, and the mirror images of the weeping
willows on the pond beneath. INQSnap this page (not just the logo) to view more photos. PHOTOS BY ANNE A. JAMBORA

The last of the riders was already turning right at the end of the block 100 meters down the road, and there I was, still on tiptoes, struggling to straddle my bike. The seat was too high, the handlebar too wide, and my forearms tense and stiff from bearing what felt like the bike’s entire weight.

Posted: July 28th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines | Read More »

Looking beyond Hobbiton to experience New Zealand’s charms

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The Mirror Lakes are just one of the postcard-perfect vistas in New Zealand.

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.

Posted: July 26th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Travel | Read More »

Tips for first time visitors to 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.

Posted: July 26th, 2014 in Headlines,Travel | Read More »

Twin air disasters threaten Malaysian tourism push

Petronas Twin Towers. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

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.

Posted: July 23rd, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

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