China

July 16, 2017

From awesome to loathsome: When a guy from the tropics experience his first snow

As soon as the plane landed at the Pudong International Airport in Shanghai, the pilot announced that we’ll be experiencing a...

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Brunei, Saudi Arabia

July 15, 2017

Islamophobia: How a self-inflicted terror made my ten-hour flight the most miserable

On-board a Royal Brunei Airlines flight from Brunei to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, I had the longest ten-hour flight of my life....

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Everywhere

June 15, 2017

Yes, passengers are allowed to take home copies of inflight magazines!

Flight attendants do routine checks on each seat before the next flight to replenish them. Keep reading if you won't believe me....

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Philippines

June 12, 2017

Postcards from the Philippines: My city looks better than yours

When you want to send a postcard from a particular place, it's really hard to choose its design. Let's see what Google Images...

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Philippines

June 7, 2017

Finding Manansala: Tracing the works of a National Artist for Visual Arts

Like watching a synchrony of delicate pieces of colorful silk consciously disintegrating and reintegrating into a carefully...

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Philippines

May 9, 2017

Summer Heat? Don’t you worry bout a thing, baby!

We’ve been doing this since summer of 2009. In between beach getaways. Summers can be excruciatingly hot in the Philippines...

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

March 11, 2017

Jeddah Floating Mosque: Never on hot, breezeless days

It was the last weekend of January. The weather was cool, the air was dry and the wind was strong enough to wash away the usual...

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Everywhere

March 11, 2017

TRIPPIES: CNN Philippines’ travel show hosted by Jessica Zafra and Pepe Diokno

Follow Jessiza Zafra and Pepe Diokno as they talk their way around the world in a weekly half-hour show....

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

December 14, 2016

Al Qatan Tourism Village and Al Fahad ship wreckage site

We recently learned about a popular ship wreckage site and a beach resort here in Jeddah. This is Jeddah Titanic, prepare your...

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Japan, Saitama

November 24, 2016

Little Edo: A leisurely walk in Edo and Meiji Eras

A visit to Little Edo in Kawagoe is like a travel through time sans the distortion in the space-time continuum....

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