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Every sustainable tourist’s guide to Chiang Mai

By The Manila Times March 22, 2019 With its lush greeneries, cool weather, rich traditions and vibrant communities, Chiang Mai is a dream destination for everyone who wants to indulge in nature’s glory. Set in the mountainous regions of Northern Thailand, Chiang Mai is on the rise as a hub …

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Taiwan’s colorful lantern festivals

By ROY NARRA March 22, 2019 TAIWAN: When it comes to colorful lantern festivals and majestic fireworks displays, Taiwan instantly comes to mind. And while these celebrations have ended with the Lunar New Year in February, this list will come in handy for vacationers who want to plan early and …

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Hong Kong, an art mecca in March

By The Manila Times March 15, 2019 There is no perfect time than March to explore Hong Kong’s cultural life, particularly the art scene. Those visiting the city within the month are more than welcome to participate in the plethora of arts and cultural events around town, including the internationally …

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Cebu Pacific opens Traveler’s Lounge at Resorts World Manila

By IZA IGLESIAS, TMT February 22, 2019 GOING on holiday spells excitement all around save for the hassles of airport queues and check in procedures. Unfortunately, many travelers who go through Philippine airports have much to say about their often frustrating experiences, which starts off a trip on the wrong …

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Philippines to boost sustainable tourism

By The Manila Times February 22, 2019 Tourism Promotions Board outlines its renewed thrust for 2019 Now more than ever, Filipinos see a greater wave of foreign tourists in local spots. Despite this observation becoming a clear indicator that more international tourists are open to flying to these shores, the …

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A different kind of night life in SG

By The Manila Times February 22, 2019 Just when visitors of Singapore’s award-winning wildlife attraction, Singapore Zoo, think nothing can excite them more when they drop by, the 45-year-old property has launched a new, illuminated multimedia night walk on the wild side for a sensory feast. Chan Chun Sing, Minister …

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Blood Communion: A book with a ‘happy’ vibe

Cover of “Blood Communion.” (Photo by Alvin I. Dacanay) EVERY time I finishing reading an Anne Rice vampire book, I vow it will be the last one. I will read no more. No more the interior, existential struggles of Lestat. No more vampire soul-searching. No more loving relationships between vampires. …

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