Illustrado Travel Playlist – Summer 2k18
Aug13

Illustrado Travel Playlist – Summer 2k18

Illustrado Travel Playlist By Paolo Benitez     A successful road trip requires these few simple components: a car that won’t randomly die, a GPS that won’t lead you to the middle of nowhere, and a playlist that won’t make you toss the driver’s Ipod out of the car. Music can be your travel companion, and you don’t want to be stuck in a moving box fighting a battle over the stereo. So we took care of the music for you – just...

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AirBnb Listings That Will Take Your Travel Experience to the Next Level
Aug12

AirBnb Listings That Will Take Your Travel Experience to the Next Level

By Alwee Villarosa   Okay, so you’re the type who wants to be adventurous, be one with nature, experience the great outdoors, and you think that booking Airbnb instead of a generic hotel is the best way to experience local life?  We couldn’t agree with you more. Go on and check these total IG-worthy spaces from around the world, that will surely make your trip a whole lot more special.   FRANCE: Little house in Paris,...

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Top 10 Under-The-Radar Destinations Filipinos Should Visit – Cairo, Kuwait, Adelaide
Aug02

Top 10 Under-The-Radar Destinations Filipinos Should Visit – Cairo, Kuwait, Adelaide

Egypt – Tessa Antonio     “Marhaba from Egypt! The moment I saw The Great Pyramids of Giza, I can’t believe I’m seeing the real thing that I could only get read about in the encyclopedia when I was a kid.  This place was unbelievable and utterly surreal. I don’t know how to begin to tell you how beautiful this country is, despite how media paints it to be unsafe! Most of my friends and family warned me that it...

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Top 10 Under-The-Radar Destinations Filipinos Should Visit – India, Sri Lanka, Bali, Manila
Aug02

Top 10 Under-The-Radar Destinations Filipinos Should Visit – India, Sri Lanka, Bali, Manila

India – Milette Suan     “India happens to be one of those special places that embody different things, to different people. After having visited Udaipur (City of Lakes) and Goa (Ibiza of the East), I’ve come to realize that India is a place where contemporary modernity is fused with ancient wisdom. It is a place where magic exists, as well as a healthy dose of realism. Some get lost in the bowels of its chaos, only to...

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10 Commandments of Travel
Jul29

10 Commandments of Travel

By Thuymi & Mitch of AdventureFaktory     What ought to be the first commandment of travel is something of a paradox, and that is that you should ignore commandments all together. And while guidebooks, apps and travel review websites may be plundered for nuggets of the truth, they too often provide a blinkered, factual vision of a compelling and wonderful world. Just in case we’re wrong, we asked our travel writers...

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Filipino Traveler: Captivating Cappadocia
Aug26

Filipino Traveler: Captivating Cappadocia

By Al P. Manlangit   Right smack in the middle of the Anatolian Plain 750 kilometers from Istanbul lies this seemingly magical land called Cappadocia that has unique geological features  with an equally-important part in Turkey’s history. Here lies a sedimentary valley formed by ancient volcanoes 10 million years ago which gave rise to strange rock formations sculpted by wind and water. Early settlers used this soft...

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