Lifestyle - Travel
DOWN SOUTH | Travel Bucket List: 5 awesome places I must see before I turn 35 March 11, 2017 | 8:01 am | Text by Jona Branzuela Bering From the magnificent Golden Gate in California to the breathtaking Avenue of Baobabs in Mozambique, here's a list especially for those who prefer to wander through off-beaten paths.
HOTEL OF THE WEEK | Royal Park Resort in Boracay Monday, March 6, 2017 6:08 pm| As recommended by Agoda | In partnership with the Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

A beachfront location and spacious rooms make this resort the ideal place for a Boracay vacation.

WATCH | Hong Kong's new tourism campaign inspires Chef Margarita Fores to make these dishes Saturday, March 4, 2017 11:16 am| Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

Asia’s Best Female Chef 2016 makes a guest appearance in Michelin-starred chef Umberto Bombana’s video for HKTB.

JAPAN TRAVEL | So many places, so little time? 8 reasons to take the Tokyo Metro Thursday, March 2, 2017 4:14 pm| Text by Romsanne Ortiguero | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

Wander through Tokyo and its surrounding areas with its very modern and unbelievably efficient trains.

LENT 2017 | Green Faith Travels holds guided Visita Iglesia in Batangas, March 18 Wednesday, March 1, 2017 7:00 am| Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

Among the places to visit are the Padre Pio shrine, Carmelite monastery, and various churches in Lipa.

At Taoist temple, prayers for national peace and safety for the New Year

Monday, January 23, 2012 - 6:24 pm | Text and photos by Bernard Testa for

Predictions for the year of the Water Dragon for the country may be foreboding especially where natural calamities are concerned, but this Taoist Master says, for good luck, it’s all just a matter of praying hard to God Almighty.

Where to follow the dragon and touch it for luck

Friday, January 20, 2012 - 11:28 am | By Francine M. Marquez

Ward off evil spirits, bring good luck to your business, or simply be amazed by the festive lion and dragon dance and beats—here’s a list of Chinese New Year events all over the city.

Enter the Water Dragon

Monday, January 16, 2012 - 1:22 pm | Photos by Bernard Testa for

After the pomp and pandemonium of New Year’s Eve and the Feast of the Black Nazarene, Manila is all set for yet another major celebration: Chinese New Year. Here’s a glimpse of the streets of Chinatown as it prepares to usher in the Year of the Water Dragon.

In Boracay, this secret garden promises to bring peace, love, and epicurean joy

Tuesday, December 27, 2011 - 6:08 pm | By Francine M. Marquez

If you’re looking for a quiet place in Boracay away from the holidaymakers, this spacious resort has everything you’ll need for some retreat and bonding moment.