Christine S. Dayrit
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A new Discovery in Boracay
by Christine S. Dayrit - February 17, 2019 - 12:00am
Upping the ante and ‘wow’ factor are 11 Signature Suites at Discovery Shores, Boracay’s new and exclusive wing, offering elevated guest experiences for the island’s most discerning guest...
Sweet memories of Chiang Mai
by Christine S. Dayrit - February 3, 2019 - 12:00am
Vast and verdant mountains, vibrant hill tribes and old-world charm set the scenery for Chiang Mai.
Petra—magical and mind-blowing
by Christine S. Dayrit - January 13, 2019 - 12:00am
Awe and wonder take on new meaning in Petra.
Dubrovnik: Walls to another world
by Christine S. Dayrit - December 2, 2018 - 12:00am
Many places in the world can mesmerize the mind but few can tantalize the soul. Dubrovnik in Croatia, for instance, has the instant ability to steal the heart.
The best of Budapest Cuisine
by Christine S. Dayrit - November 4, 2018 - 12:00am
Three years ago, on a cold December night, I left my heart in Budapest. As we cruised down the Danube that evening, the river glistened with reflections of the city lights, magnificent buildings and clear, starry...
Beguiled by Beijing
by Christine S. Dayrit - October 7, 2018 - 12:00am
It was love at second sight the minute I arrived in Beijing.
Club Paradise renewed
by Christine S. Dayrit - August 12, 2018 - 12:00am
If Club Paradise were a song, it would be an enchanting tune.
Finding the holy in Holy Land
by Christine S. Dayrit - May 6, 2018 - 12:00am
The surroundings were quiet, almost still, beyond solemn, at Al-Maghtas, an archeological World Heritage Site on the east bank of the Jordan River, when we arrived.
Baler revisited
by Christine S. Dayrit - July 8, 2017 - 4:00pm
One hundred twenty years ago, the Philippines and Spain became friends when they should have been enemies. And this historical circumstance happened in Baler.
Creating more meaningful memories at Tokyo Disneyland & DisneySea
by Christine S. Dayrit - February 5, 2017 - 12:00am
Sweet dreams are made even sweeter by meaningful memories. Time spent with the family is guaranteed to create beautiful dreams and lasting memories. The bonding moments are the invisible strings that keep us connected,...
Anilao’s newest treasure
by Christine S. Dayrit - January 1, 2017 - 12:00am
Photos by Yvette Lee and Sea’s Spring Resort??Back in the ‘70s and ‘80s, Anilao was a sleepy barrio known only to scuba divers.
Listen to Lausanne
by Christine S. Dayrit - December 18, 2016 - 12:00am
Lausanne is begging to be explored for each of its nook and cranny has its own story to tell, its own secret to share, its own heartbeat to listen to.
Portugal is pulsating in one bend and solemn in the other
by Christine S. Dayrit - December 4, 2016 - 12:00am
Let me begin my travel diary of Portugal with how I enjoyed a fado dinner in the city capital of Lisbon. In a quaint restaurant that serves traditional Lisboa cuisine, a chanteuse began to regale us with her so...
Alive and amazing is the Belenismo spirit in Tarlac
by Christine S. Dayrit - November 20, 2016 - 12:00am
The Nativity celebrates God’s promise of Redemption. It is the epitome of God’s plan of salvation. He gave us His only son to save us from our sins. The coming of Christ is the word made flesh, dwelling...
Finding turtles and giant hermit crabs at All Hands Beach
by Christine S. Dayrit - November 6, 2016 - 12:00am
From where I was, I could see mountain ranges that looked like sentinels guarding the valleys in between.
Jungfrau and Interlaken: Keepers of some of Switzerland’s best secrets
by Christine S. Dayrit - October 23, 2016 - 12:00am
Some of the best-known secrets of Switzerland can be found in the regions of Jungfrau and Interlaken. Jungfrau, which means “the virgin,” keeps the record for having the highest railway station in Europe...
Moved and mesmerized in the land of Appenzell
by Christine S. Dayrit - October 9, 2016 - 12:00am
In no other region is everyday life steeped in its historical culture, traditional crafts and hospitality as in the green hills of Appenzellerland.      
Majestic Yosemite
by Christine S. Dayrit - September 25, 2016 - 12:00am
There are times when nature offers up magical moments worth revisiting.
Finding peace in Istanbul amid the frenzy
by Christine S. Dayrit - September 11, 2016 - 12:00am
Peace can be found when all is quiet. But it can also be found in a place where noise pervades.
San Sebastián: A taste of foodie paradise
by Christine S. Dayrit - August 28, 2016 - 12:00am
In the north of Spain, close to the border of France, lies a sprawling city surrounded by crystal blue waters. Expansive shorelines of picture-perfect white sand stretch as far as the eye can see, stopping only for...
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