Manila now a cruise home port

Manila now a cruise home port

Manila now a cruise home port

As home port, Manila will not only be the start and end of Superstar Virgo's Manila-Laoag-Kaohsiung-Hong Kong route, it also puts Manila on the Asian cruising map currently dominated by Singapore, Malaysia, and Thailand.

Tuscan travels (Part 1)

Tuscan travels (Part 1)

Tuscan travels (Part 1)

One of my favorite airlines, Qatar Airways, recently added the Italian city of Pisa to the growing list of cities it flies to. Prior to my recent visit to Pisa, the last time I was in the city was 17 years ago.

The sweet life of Silay

The sweet life of Silay

The sweet life of Silay

There is a certain pride that is palpable in Silay City, Negros Occidental - whether talking to locals who generously share stories of their ancestors who were instrumental in the birth and flourishing of the bustling city, or just seeing the lo-vingly preserved heritage houses, a concrete testament to the pride Silay has in its roots.

What's up, Mongkok?

What's up, Mongkok?

What's up, Mongkok?

I remember the pavements most of all. I find myself looking down at them all the time, often wondering where I am. Hong Kong, they say, is an easy place to navigate.

Sojourn in Seoul

Sojourn in Seoul

Sojourn in Seoul

 

Some of our happiest moments were the quietest ones - watching the sunset from the peak of Namsan Hill, and the ducks and the carp at Cheonggyecheon Stream.

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As home port, Manila will not only be the start and end of Superstar Virgo's Manila-Laoag-Kaohsiung-Hong Kong route, it also puts Manila on the Asian cruising map currently dominated by Singapore, Malaysia, and Thailand.

What's so special about a bunch of identical looking islands, even if there are over a hundred of them?

My sister Berta and her husband Ting are avid divers.

Masbate's cattle industry has been in existence since the 19th century.

Banana is the fourth largest commodity produced in the Philippines, which is why celebrating its abundance is only fitting.