Posts Categorized: Travel

GIZ Contest Winner Goes to Indonesia

GIZ Contest Winner Goes to Indonesia

Beyond the hustle and bustle of Jakarta, the rich culture of Bali, the tranquil beaches of Lombok, and the historical ruins of Borobudur, Indonesia offers a very unique experience to visitors with its rich biodiversity. It’s home to various numbers of flora and fauna, as well as Southeast Asia’s largest wilderness, the Gunung Leuser National… Read more

EU and PH partners for more ‘open dialogue’ in education

EU and PH partners for more ‘open dialogue’ in education

STUDYING IN THE European Union (EU) has become more attainable now than ever before, as both the EU and the Philippines grow more open in a developing economic relationship. The upcoming European Higher Education Fair (EHEF) on November 10 at the Fairmont Hotel in Makati will be a testament to the growing mobility of students… Read more

How to travel in style, even on a budget

How to travel in style, even on a budget

Admit it. You get jealous when your friends post their pretty pictures of the luxury hotel in Palawan, the food trips they had in Cebu, and the road trip in Baguio and Sagada, you should be happy for them because they are having the time of their life.. But instead, you look at yourself and… Read more

EU Higher Educ Fair set

EU Higher Educ Fair set

  Students, faculty, academicians and those who are looking at undertaking post-graduate studies abroad will have a chance to know more about schools in the member-states of the European Union (EU) at the European Higher Education Fair (EHEF) Philippines, set on 10 November, at the Fairmont Hotel in Makati.

Meet Luis Manzano, underwater photographer

Meet Luis Manzano, underwater photographer

If he is not in front of the cameras, Luis Manzano is most likely under the sea. Having started his love affair with the ocean and all the beautiful underwater creatures 13 years ago, Manzano says it is a natural progression for a water baby like him. ‘‘For me, it’s beach, beach, beach. Leave me… Read more

Iloilo Dinagyang Festival 2017 Schedule

Iloilo Dinagyang Festival 2017 Schedule

The famed Iloilo Dinagyang Festival, the region’s biggest festival, is now in full swing, with 2017 preparations underway headed by the Iloilo Dinagyang Foundation Incorporated (IDFI).

Kadayawan sa Davao: Spreading cheer and good vibes

Kadayawan sa Davao: Spreading cheer and good vibes

The month of  August is usually an off-peak season for festivals, but in southern Philippines, especially in the city of Davao, preparations for their biggest fiesta for the year are in full swing. Davao City, one of the biggest cities in the Philippines, and home to President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, is famed for its colorful… Read more

Bacolod MassKara Festival 2016 Schedule

Bacolod MassKara Festival 2016 Schedule

Bacolod City, touted as “The City of Smiles,” will once again flaunt its sweetest smiles at the upcoming annual celebration of the MassKara Festival. Each year, thousands of tourists, photographers, and merrymakers troop down the city’s major thoroughfares to catch the festival highlight: the street dancing competition, which gathers contingents from scores of city barangays…. Read more

The Harrowing Beauty of Nagasaki: Ghosts of the Atom Bomb

The Harrowing Beauty of Nagasaki: Ghosts of the Atom Bomb

THE WEATHER was fair and cold upon arrival at Fukuoka International Airport. But the last days were hot and humid, and the nights were cool and dry.  It wasn’t much of a surprise; after all, Japan was at the cusp of summer and it is significantly hotter in Kyushu island than the northern parts of… Read more