Solo Travel: On my Own
Apr27

Solo Travel: On my Own

By Kristine Abante   There are many reasons why solo travel for women, especially for pint-sized Pinays like me, can be less popular or a bit more of a challenge for those wanting to spread her wings and explore the great beyond. Raised in a country that values community over independence, with most parents usually overprotective of their girls (And for a good reason, particularly if you lived in Manila where there is always that...

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Exploring Europe behind the Wheel
Jan19

Exploring Europe behind the Wheel

Exploring Europe behind the Wheel By Leo Barrameda ‘Speedo turismo’ doesn’t appeal to me. It’s exhausting, very limiting, and quite expensive.     If you have travel buddies that you can bring along, planning a self-drive tour across Europe is a good choice. This option is much cheaper. Needless to say, it’s also exciting, and most of all it’s an absolutely bespoke travel program for you and your crazy friends. To be lost...

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Travel Tips: On the fly – travel secrets from the experts
Jul02

Travel Tips: On the fly – travel secrets from the experts

  There are two things that can be said about vagabonds, explorers, voyagers: one, they can’t stay in one place for too long and two, they know how to prepare for a journey. Wander girl Nikka Sarthou rounds up these travel fiends and gets them to share their trade secrets. T.S. Eliot once said that, “The journey, not the arrival matters.” Though the destination may be the main attraction, part of the appeal of traveling comes from the...

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Budget Travel: Top 10 Budget Summer Destinations
Jul02

Budget Travel: Top 10 Budget Summer Destinations

By Sherry Tenorio There’s no reason to fret over Dubai’s summer heat, especially because with just about Dhs2,000, you and your loved one can jet-off for a weekend getaway, and simply marvel at the experience of traveling on a shoestring budget. Check out these destinations that are not only appealing, inspiring, but also, most importantly, easy on the pocket. ISTANBUL, TURKEY With Air Arabia, Fly Dubai and other budget airlines...

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Ten Types of Pinoy Travelers You Meet Along the Way
Jun27

Ten Types of Pinoy Travelers You Meet Along the Way

By Aby Yap It’s not just about the destination; it’s the journey. So, you inescapably come across these kababayan tourists/travelers from all walks of life, in every shape and size, with a range of dispositions and pinaghuhugutan. Some you don’t mind hanging out with for the entire trip and even the next one. Others you wonder aloud if you’re sufficiently insured to cover the hazards of an Expedition Impossible. 1. The Investor...

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