By Gibbs Cadiz
It’s still a 14-hour ride, but the flight is now direct, with no extra hours for layovers or the risk of missing connecting flights, not to mention having to haul carry-on baggage while sprinting toward far-off boarding gates.
By Marge C. Enriquez
Designed primarily for passengers on coach, the newly renovated Club Manila lounge is one of Naia 1’s best-kept secrets. It will make you forget—albeit temporarily—that Naia 1 is one of the world’s worst airports.
Pride of PlaceBy Augusto F. Villalon
It was 1970. I went to India for the first time to see Chandigarh, a city that then Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru built as the new capital of Punjab state. It was designed by the Swiss-French architect Le Corbusier.
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 Linda B. Bolido
This holiday season, why not make your Christmas truly merry and your New Year happy by avoiding the hassles of long-distance travel?
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 Hannah Dormido
Blame slow news nights. When there is not so much to do, I and numerous friends would end up chatting about places on our must-visit list, our frustrations about being cooped up in our offices, and our individual soon-and-not-so-soon travel destinations.
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.
KidZania, the global leader in children’s edutainment, has made it to CNN’s Top 10 Best Franchises for Travelers list, joining the ranks of other leading global brands such as 7-Eleven, McDonald’s, Starbucks, KFC and Dunkin’ Donuts.