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

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

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

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

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.

Philippines’ biggest boat show embarks at SMX Convention Center, March 3 till 5 embarks on March 3 till 5

February 21, 2017 | 1:00 pm | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

Discover the latest in boating trends and destinations at the 9th SEA-EXP PH Boat Show and Nautical Lifestyle Expo.

DOWN SOUTH | I headed to Port Barton for some quietude

February 18, 2017 | 7:14 am | Text and Photos by Jona Branzuela Bering | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

Discover Palawan’s best kept secret and why travelers have their stopover here before heading back to the city.

Alone, at last, with a fancy Valentine staycation at Shangri-La at The Fort

February 13, 2017 | 7:52 am | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

Take a romantic break with the works in this hip and modern hotel at the heart of Bonifacio Global City.

Flowers, gifts, bubblies—it’s a Valentine’s night to remember at Marco Polo Ortigas

February 10, 2017 | 6:31 am | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

Spend a quiet and romantic night at the country’s first ‘sky hotel.’

All you need is love with Diamond Hotel’s seductive Valentine room and resto deals

February 10, 2017 | 6:02 am | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

Treat your loved one and you with a good Japanese dinner and indulgent overnight stay at this five-star hotel by Manila Bay.

DOT Sec. Teo: ‘The (Miss U) hosting is perfect; expected to draw more tourists’

January 30, 2017 | 6:27 pm | Text by Romsanne Ortiguero | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

On their social media accounts, some of the Miss Universe 2016 candidates are already expressing their interest to return to the Philippines as tourists.

New Php650 million DOT ad shows warm hospitality enjoyed #WhenWithFilipinos

January 29, 2017 | 3:15 pm | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

The new campaign shows the warmth of Filipino hospitality makes it more fun to visit the Philippines.

Davao’s Kadayawan dancers perform at Hong Kong’s Chinese New Year parade

January 27, 2017 | 11:32 am | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

If you happen to be in Hong Kong this weekend, watch Filipino street dancers take part in this grand parada on Tsim Sha Tsui.

Philippines prepares for 1M Chinese visitors this year, says DOT

January 26, 2017 | 10:02 am | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

According to the latest available data, China is the third largest contributor of foreign visitors to the country totalling 630,327 in November 2016 alone.

Singapore Airlines celebrates 70 years with biggest travel fair, affordable deals

January 25, 2017 | 7:01 am | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

Your dream to visit Europe just became more reachable with the airline’s latest tempting promotions.

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