Roots and WingsBy Cathy Babao-Guballa
We travel, initially, to lose ourselves; and we travel, next to find ourselves. We travel to open our hearts and eyes and learn more about the world than our newspapers will accommodate. We travel to bring what little we can, in our ignorance and knowledge, to those parts of the globe whose riches are differently dispersed. And we travel, in essence, to become young fools again—to slow time down and get taken in, and fall in love once more.”—Pico Iyer
By Pam Pastor
A family with two toddlers boarded a Manila-bound bus from Baguio recently. The toddlers spent the entire six-hour trip screaming, screeching, hollering, crying and fighting.
My Chair RocksBy Conchita C. Razon
There is something totally exhilarating about coming home. No matter how tired you are or how long the travel time, finally getting home feels like a shot of energy driven directly into the heart.
By Erica Paredes
My resolution this year is to see more of my own country. In the past, traveling abroad was the thing to do, with domestic travel reserved for those doing business or visiting their provincial hometowns.
By Sarah Meier-Albano
, Vicky Herrera
Today was pretty normal—I woke up, made coffee, turned on my playlist, and wrote on my journal. Looking out the window, I saw my neighbor doing some serious tai chi; it wasn’t my usual bustling Makati scenery. There were at least four temples, and just a few minutes ago, a bus of tourists was parked outside.
Tricks of the TradeBy Kelly Misa
Whoever said beauty and travel can’t mix probably has a rough time knowing which products to pack for a trip. On occasion, I can be one of these people, as time constraints and poor packing skills will lead me to bring two to three extra pairs of shoes I won’t use and none of my [...]
By Marilou B. Garcia-Morera
I have been regularly traveling to Spain the past 35 years, but I have never had as much fun as this latest trip. This May 2011, my classmates from St. Theresa’s College Quezon City of 40 years ago decided to come with me to Madrid. My family has a flat in the center of Madrid, [...]
By Irene C. Perez
PIOLO PASCUAL is busy—he is filming and producing a movie, making TV appearances, shooting ads for print and TV—but he believes being loaded is never an excuse for missing out on two important things: travel and fitness. The lithe and toned actor has a natural tan, thanks to frequent beach trips. He makes it a [...]