Eight ways to tell a real New Yorker from a fake New Yorker

Blog from http://www.timeout.com/newyork/blog/eight-ways-to-tell-a-real-new-yorker-from-a-fake-new-yorker-052016 Abstract At first, guest blogger Jonathan Millstein acknowledges that New York City (NYC) is a place where transplants transpire and many tourists stay. To help people distinguish “real” New Yorkers from “fake” ones, he lists eight things that separate them. Jonathan points to their reaction, behavior, and way of thinking that set “real”…

Ten Reasons Why You Should Travel to the Philippines

Blog from http://www.justonewayticket.com/2012/12/05/why-you-should-travel-philippines/   Abstract Sabrina “Sab” Iovino is a travel blogger open in saying she loves the Philippines and the Filipino people. Hoping to convince other travelers, she enumerates 10 good reasons to visit the “Pearl of the Orient Seas.” For Sab, what make the country incomparable to other nations are its people, nature (both…

Viva Sto. Niño: List of Festivals Honoring the Child Jesus

To Filipinos, the first month of the year is not just for the celebration of the New Year. As a country dominated by the Christian religion, January is also the month of Santo Niño or the Holy Infant Jesus. The Origin The wooden image of the Sto. Niño is the oldest religious image in our…

Byaheng Supremo: 8 Best Places to Visit on Bonifacio Day

Planning for a road trip on November 30? Why not visit the following prominent sights to honor the heroism of The Great Plebian? 1. Bonifacio Monument National Artist Guillermo Tolentino designed this to honor Andres Bonifacio, the founder and Supremo of the Katipunan. The shrine is on a junction in Grace Park, Caloocan.   Photo credit: commons.wikimedia.org 2….

8 Budget-Friendly Christmas Places to Visit with the Family

Enjoy the Yuletide season with your family without spending much with these seven budget-friendly Christmas places on our list. Christmas on Display (COD) in Greenhills Shopping Center Greenhills’ 13th COD will open this coming November 14 with the theme “A Hometown Christmas”. This annual event is free admission so you can also enjoy shopping at…

Historic Corregidor Island: An Enchanting Go-to Destination

  Photo credit: maniladestination.com Japanese occupation of the Philippines left a scar that both history and time could not erase. It may be the last time a foreign power invaded the Pearl of the Orient Seas but that made Filipino warriors’ courageousness and patriotism grow much stronger. Despite its tininess, the island of Corregidor played…

Top 7 Places to Pig Out in San Pedro, Laguna

Are you looking for affordable places to dine around San Pedro, Laguna? Here are the top seven restos where you can find delicious dishes below 200 pesos. Katsudon Japanese Food Hauz Satisfy your cravings with authentic Japanese dishes such as ramen, katsudon, tonkatsu, ebi curry, and okonomiyaki. Price ranges from 100 to 140 pesos. The…

Top 7 Places to Spend Family Weekend Getaways near the Metro

Are you planning for a family getaway but only got a weekend to spend? Check out these top 7 sweet escapes near Metro Manila where you can bond and relax with your loved ones. Tagaytay If you want to escape from the hot weather in Manila, Tagaytay is the nearest and the most budget-friendly alternative…

Eight Important Things to Bring When You Travel

Taking trips far from home restricts you to bring a lot of stuff. You can only carry few things, or else, pull a heavy load. If you have to travel out of the country, cut your pack. Here are the essential things to bring: 1. Passport. When travelling abroad, don’t forget your passport. It is…

Top 10 Indoor Activities to Do in Manila This Rainy Season

Enjoy the rainy season without getting wet! Kill the boredom and try these ten indoor activities. Explore Manila and have fun with your family and friends even when it’s raining. Indoor Wall Climbing Do you want to stretch your muscles without getting wet? If you’re just around the metro, try indoor wall climbing at Power-up….

Dubai Getaway: Seven Places to Explore

Dubai brags few of the world’s best: architecture, modern amenities, amazing scenes, shopping centers, and inexpensive oil. But this progressive emirate country does not get much of its wealth from oil. It came from tourism. Discover why tourists layover in Dubai. Here are the country’s hot spots that you will love to explore: 1) Burj…