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A beautiful garden art café employs people with special needs

Next time you’re out of town, chill at Julyan’s Coffee Spot, an autism awareness café near Crystal Beach, Zambales By Rhea Claire Madarang/rappler.com – San Narciso’s beaches in Zambales, with the most popular arguably being Crystal Beach, are well-known for waves perfect for surfing the pine-like agoho trees rising from Read more »

Eight great spots in the Philippines to see 2019’s first sunrise

By Gideon Lasco/abs-cbn.com – Sunrise is associated with renewal, optimism, and new beginnings. Here are a few choice spots to watch the first light of the New Year. The burden of our everyday lives sometimes makes us forget that we are part of a vast universe, and that celestial bodies Read more »

Philippines island Boracay reopens for test run following huge cleanup

By Euan McKirdy/CNN – Boracay, one of the world’s most famous beach destinations, has reopened for a limited-numbers test run almost six months after closing for a cleanup operation to reverse the fortunes of the resort island once labeled a “cesspool” by Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte. The sun was Read more »

Anthony Bourdain’s abiding love for the Philippines

By Eric Atienza/CNN – Food travel shows often have a really bad habit of just being a chance for a milquetoast host to vacation through other peoples’ lives, talking a lot while eating their “weird” food. Said host then seems to meander through a city or town’s TripAdvisor highlights while Read more »

UNIQUE-ORN This floating unicorn island in the Philippines is attracting tourists from across the world

By Caroline McGuire, Digital Travel Editor/thesun.co.uk – A giant inflatable unicorn park exists in the Philippines for every holidaymaker who thinks that selfies are a key part of any trip abroad. The inflatable island in Subic Bay in the Zambales province of the Philippines features a range of inflatable slides, Read more »

LIST: 63 countries where Filipinos can travel visa-free

By Aika Rey/rappler.com – Are you looking for the next country to visit in 2018? Good news: Philippine passport holders can now travel to 63 countries and territories visa-free! This makes the Philippines rank 72nd out of 199 passports according to Henley and Partners’ latest Visa Restrictions Index for Read more »

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