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I spent 4 years cycling around the world. It made me realize that travel is not about the destination.

Adorjan Illes visited 39 countries, biking about 28,000 miles, in four years. He said that traveling changed his mindset and attitude about life.


Experience the top 15 attractions in Philadelphia

Philadelphia is famous for its pivotal role in American History. Along with being home to many historic landmarks, the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution were signed here which gives particular meaning to their significance. Many historic attractions include the Independence National Historical Park, The Liberty Bell, Philadelphi...


Marcos graces opening of new Clark airport building, cites importance of PPP

President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. on Wednesday highlighted the importance of partnership between the government and the private sector when it comes to infrastructure projects. Marcos mentioned this as he graced the grand opening of the new terminal building of the Clark International Airport in Mabalacat City, Pampanga. Marcos said the project would not be a success without the partnership between the government and private companies....


Pressure builds on Japan to return to unrestricted tourism by end of month

Japan could return to unfettered tourism by the end of next month as pressure builds on the government to end Covid-19 travel restrictions and cash in on a weak yen. Officials are reportedly considering removing the current daily cap of 50,000 arrivals, which includes returning residents, and a return to visa-free travel. A rule requiring individual travellers to make bookings through travel agencies could also be lifted, according to media...


Philippine Passport Slips Three Places on International Power Index

With visa-free access to 67 countries.


Treat Your Furbabies at This Pet-Friendly Luxe Hotel in Pasay

They have a special pet menu, too!


GUIDE: How to Set a Korean Visa Appointment Online

For your wanderlust.


The 14 most amazing attractions in Beaverton

Beaverton is a city in Oregon and is the second-largest city in Washington County. Tualatin Hills Nature Park is a lovely nature park and wildlife preserve home to wetlands, meadows, and creek habitat and is the top wildlife watching area. Cooper Mountain Nature Park is another nature park home to native bird species like bald eagles, Olive-sided f...


‘Second-class citizen’: man lifted on to plane as Darwin airport had no ramp for wheelchair users

An Australian man has said he was made to feel like a “second-class citizen” by being lifted on to a Jetstar flight in Darwin, as disability advocates call for a complete overhaul of the way airlines treat passengers. Brad Wszola, 50, suffered a spinal cord injury in 2016. He uses a wheelchair, but was not able to navigate the gap between the air bridge and the plane when boarding a Jetstar flight from Darwin to Cairns on 12 August. When his...


Time to Fly: Cebu Pacific Just Added More International Routes

For your revenge travel plans.


DOH: 13 NCR areas under Moderate Risk Classification | New Day

Let's talk to OCTA Research Group about our top story, the Health Department places 13 Metro Manila cities under Moderate Risk Classification due to rising COVID-19 cases.Joining us now on the phone is Research fellow Dr. Guido David. Visit our website for more #NewsYouCanTrust: https://www.cnnphilippines.com/ Follow our social media pages: • Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CNNPhilippines• Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cnnphilippines/• Twitter: https://twitter.com/cnnphilippines


‘Karding’ slightly weakens, expected to exit PAR Monday night — PAGASA

Typhoon Karding (international name: Noru) has slightly weakened as it moved farther away from Luzon on Monday morning, Sept. 26. According to the 11 a.m. bulletin of the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), Karding was last seen 230 kilometers (km) west of Dagupan City in Pangasinan, and is expected to exit the country’s area of responsibility on Monday evening.


A vacationer who sheltered in place during Hurricane Ian watched in terror from the 2nd floor as water filled the home where she was staying

A woman went to Fort Meyers Beach, Florida, to celebrate her 40th birthday with her family. Instead, they had to ride out Hurricane Ian.


Here Are the 67 Destinations Philippine Passport Holders Can Head to Visa-Free

Including visa-on-arrival or electronic visa territories, based on 2022 data.


Why are Maguindanao local officials in favor of splitting the province?

Maguindanao provincial administrator Cyrus Torreña said splitting the province into two will make basic services more accessible to residents, especially those living in far-flung areas. Watch the full #RapplerTalk interview: https://www.rappler.com/nation/mindanao/interview-why-maguindanao-plebiscite-matters/


Breath-taking sunsets from around the world


PAL responds to data privacy concerns over practice of taking pics of passengers’ passport

The flag carrier of the Philippines assured the public it is addressing a reported privacy issue involving the alleged practice of employees using personal phones to take pictures of passports. Philippine Airlines (PAL) on Monday responded to a series of tweets by Caria Metis, co-founder and chief executive officer of RPSMatrix, who flew to Toronto […]


Qantas customer complaints under investigation as ACCC says airline not ‘realistic’ about flights it could serve

The consumer watchdog is investigating Qantas after customer complaints about late or cancelled flights, and is predicting more air travel chaos over the Christmas holidays. Late flights and cancellations were at their worst levels outside of the pandemic period and domestic travel would not return to normal until well into next year as airlines struggle to beef up staffing levels, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) said...


I've been on 110 cruises. Here are 10 things I always pack.

After sailing on over 100 cruises all around the world, I never embark without a small compass, binoculars, a blank journal, or a bottle of wine.


Scenes after 'Karding' dumped heavy rains in Bulacan

Residents of San Ildefonso, Bulacan province scramble to move their belongings and livestock to higher ground after heavy rains brought by a super typhoon submerged their properties. Typhoon 'Karding' (INT: Noru) slammed into the Philippines on Sunday, battering the heavily populated main island of Luzon with strong winds and heavy rain that have forced thousands of people to flee their homes.


Thousands make pilgrimage to palace to mourn the Queen and greet the King

The stream of people, bouquets in hand, hugged the palace tight. Slowly, dutifully, they skirted the perimeter wall of Buckingham Palace and its 39 acres of gardens in what seemed to be inexhaustible numbers, some among them perhaps feeling a little self-conscious and awkward, others proud of being part of the moment, happy to catch the eye of those around them. From Birdcage Walk, at the south-east edge of the palace, clockwise the thousands...


In Thailand, a train cuts directly through a busy market 8 times a day — these TikTokers captured the chaotic moment on film

Laura Perruchon and François Gautier traveled to Bangkok and filmed an aerial view of a train passing through stalls at the Maeklong Railway Market.


Orlando International Airport is canceling all of its commercial flights as Hurricane Ian nears Florida

Hurricane Ian made landfall in Cuba Tuesday and is expected to keep moving north toward Florida into Wednesday.


The most beautiful travel destinations in Australia


LIST: Countries, territories Filipinos can visit without visa

With the countries literally opening up their doors as restrictions loosen in the second year of the COVID-19 pandemic, backpackers and globe-trotting Filipinos have the option to fly to these places without the need for a visa. The Henley Passport Index, considered the authoritative ranking of all the world’s passports, has released its data for the […]


Japan Embassy opens visa applications for individual travelers

The Japanese Embassy in the Philippines has announced it is now accepting applications for individual tourist visa and multiple-entry visa. In a post on its Facebook account, the Embassy said it accepts applications for all kinds of visas, including temporary visitors for individual travel, visiting friends, and multiple-entry. It added that there is no need for registration to entrants, returnee follow-up system and the requirements for...


20 films that feel like a vacation

All you have to do is sit back, relax, and enjoy the show.


15 Breathtakingly beautiful places in Pasadena


Beers, food, music: Octoberfest 2022 activities you can enjoy

Octoberfest is back! If you are planning to celebrate the annual Octoberfest in an “authentic” way, several restaurants, hotels and organizers launched gimmicks and are offering deals for the month so you can observe the event as Germans do. Drink beer from Munich Based on German customs, only beer from Munich breweries may be served on […]


I ditched New York City after 20 years so I could live in Florida, just 10 minutes away from Disney World

It's always been my dream to live near the magical theme park, so I headed to Orlando, Florida, after living in New York City for my entire life.


Govt. finalizes deal for new NCR-Laguna train line | New Day

People in Metro Manila and Laguna stand to benefit from seamless travel, as the government formalizes the South Commuter Railway Project. It will form part of a railway system that will link Clark, Pampanga in the north and Laguna in the south. Currie Cator brings us up to speed.


Tell us: have you taken a ‘grey gap year’ in later life?

Increasing numbers of people aged 60 and over are deciding to take extended breaks. While some are relentlessly ticking off bucket list items, others are simply using the time to relax and get away from the stresses of everyday life. It has even become known as the ‘grey gap year’ or the ‘grownup gap year’. We want to hear from people aged 60 or older who have decided to take the time out. Tell us how long your break will be, which destinations...


I worked on cruises for 15 years and now live on a ship. Here are 7 things first-time cruisers should know before sailing.

I'm a former cruise ship director who sails full-time. Before your first cruise, avoid mistakes like not researching your cruise line or destinations.


Rent is skyrocketing in Australia. Is Airbnb responsible for driving up prices?

Rental prices in many parts of Australia are growing 10% or even 20% year on year, leaving people in parts of the country struggling to find housing, especially in regions hit by natural disasters. This has in turn led to questions over the almost 1m dwellings vacant on census night around Australia, and the role of short-term rentals in driving up rents, such as those leased on platforms like Airbnb. Here, we take a look at where the highest...


Nograles wife appointed to DOT promotions body

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Tourism has named Ma. Margarita Nograles as the new chief operating officer of the DOT’s Tourism Promotions Board (TPB). Nograles, wife of Civil Service Commission Chairman Karlo Nograles, was appointed member of the TPB board of directors last month. TPB is the marketing and promotions arm of the DOT. Nograles officially assumed office on Tuesday. Tourism Secretary Christina Frasco expressed optimism that...


Fighter jets escort Singapore Airlines plane over bomb hoax

Fighter jets escort a Singapore Airlines plane to land at the Changi Airport on Wednesday, September 28, after a passenger makes a bomb threat. Full story: https://www.rappler.com/world/asia-pacific/fighter-jets-escort-singapore-airlines-plane-bomb-hoax/


Inside Spaces: A Luxury Tour of Alpha Suites Penthouse in Makati

Ever wonder what it’s like to spend a night in a five-star penthouse in Makati? Allow us to be your eyes and ears with this tour of The Alpha Suites’ Signature Penthouse. While not the island resort of Balesin, this luxurious suite indulges one in all the glamor of a city getaway. Pop your ears as you fly up the elevator to the 50th floor and behold the beauty of a panoramic view of Makati City. We’ll show you there’s nothing quite like hearing the buzzes and whirrs of a fully automated suite, including remote-controlled shades, a 40-inch television that can be tucked behind a cabinet, and high-end kitchen appliances. Oh, and the main attraction: a whirlpool tub. Don’t drown out the noise. Go “Inside Spaces” with SPOT.ph, as we bring you our first-hand experiences of the most luxurious hotels through high-definition footage and ASMR vibes. Want to live vicariously? Send us a tip at [email protected] Check out the full article here: https://www.spot.ph/things-to-do/the-latest-things-to-do/90466/makati-hotel-the-alpha-suites-signature-penthouse-rates-a833-20220917


Pres. Marcos Jr., nanguna sa paglagda sa condolence book para kay Queen Elizabeth ll sa British Ambassador’s residence

Pres. Marcos Jr., nanguna sa paglagda sa condolence book para kay Queen Elizabeth ll sa British Ambassador’s residence


14 hidden gems in South Korea worth exploring

When you think of South Korea, you'll probably immediately think of Seoul and rightly so. There are plenty of amazing things to do in Seoul — enough to fill a lifetime, maybe even three lifetimes. Some are more popular than others, some you’ve probably even seen in various K-Dramas. But there is more to South Korea than Seoul. Here, we list 14 hidden gems that are so worth your time. Go check them out and see and experience South Korea like...


Elvis & Priscilla Presley's Storied Honeymoon Home Hit the Market for $5.65 Million — Peek Inside

Fans of midcentury modern home design, retro-futuristic architecture, and The King rejoice: Elvis and Priscilla Presley‘s Palm Springs honeymoon home is for sale for a modest $5.65 million, according to Architectural Digest. Known as the “House of Tomorrow,” the 4,695-square-foot home was designed by Modernist architect William Krisel in 1960. Extremely futuristic for the time


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Department of Tourism allots P1.1-B for tourism promotion in 2023

Department of Tourism allots P1.1-B for tourism promotion in 2023 For more news, visit: ►https://www.ptvnews.ph/ Subscribe to our DailyMotion Channel:►http://www.dailymotion.com/peoples-television-incorporated Subscribe to our YouTube channel:►http://www.youtube.com/ptvphilippines Like our Facebook pages:►PTV: http://facebook.com/PTVph ►Rise and Shine Pilipinas: https://www.facebook.com/riseandshinepilipinas Follow us on Twitter: ►http://twitter.com/PTVph Follow us on Instagram:►https://www.instagram.com/ptvph Watch our livestream on: ►http://ptvnews.ph/livestream/►https://www.dailymotion.com/PTVPhilippines Watch our News Programs, every Mondays to Fridays Rise and Shine Pilipinas - 6:30 am - 8:00 amSentro Balita - 12:30 pm - 1:30 pmUlat Bayan - 6:00 pm - 7:00 pmPTV Sports - 7:30 pm - 8:00pmPTV News Tonight - 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm Saturday & Sunday:►Ulat Bayan Weekend - 6:15 pm - 7:00 pm


I tried van life for the first time and quit after a year. Here are 10 mistakes I'll avoid for my next attempt.

My partner and I traveled in a camper van for a year. From buying instead of renting to not planning, here are mistakes we could've avoided.


Best places worldwide to travel in autumn


Headed to La Paz? Here's what you shouldn't miss!

There is a lot to do in La Paz, Bolivia. Guests should visit it and try hiking through its famous Valley of the Moon. It offers a unique experience for everyone as they can admire the beauty of nature and the cityscape from above. Aside from this, visitors can also explore the Mysterious Ruins at Tiwanaku. Visiting the city is an exciting adventure...


Thousands line streets as Queen Elizabeth's coffin leaves her home

Queen Elizabeth’s coffin began a six-hour journey from her summer home in the Scottish Highlands to Edinburgh on Sunday, September 11, as thousands lined the route in tribute to the late monarch. Full story: https://www.rappler.com/world/europe/queen-elizabeth-coffin-to-make-slow-journey-edinburgh-scotland/


Japan PM says to ease COVID-19 border control requirements in October

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida says his country will ease COVID-19 border controls in October. Individual tourism and visa-waiver travel of people from certain countries are now allowed as long as they are vaccinated. Full story: https://www.rappler.com/world/asia-pacific/japan-ease-covid-19-border-control-requirements-october-2022/


Philippines removed from Taiwan’s visa-free list

MANILA, Philippines — Taiwan has removed the Philippines from the list of countries eligible for visa-free entry starting next week. Taiwan’s Bureau of Consular Affairs announced that visitors from Brunei, Chile, Dominican Republic, Israel, Japan, Malaysia, Nicaragua, the Philippines, South Korea, Singapore, Thailand and Russia are under the “Temporarily Suspending” visa-free category. On Sept. 5, Taiwan’s Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC)...


Palace confirms Marcos' weekend trip to Singapore, says it was productive

Malacañang confirmed on Monday that President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. was in Singapore over the weekend, calling the visit a productive one. "Naging produktibo ang pagdalaw sa Singpore ni Pangulong Ferdinand Romualdez Marcos Jr. Pinagpatibay niya ang mga pangunahing usapan sa huling state visit sa bayan na ito, at pinatuloy ang paghihikayat sa pag invest sa bayang Pilipinas," Press Secretary Trixie Cruz-Angeles wrote on Facebook in her...


Condé Nast Traveler cites Boracay as top island in Asia

Condé Nast Traveler cites Boracay as top island in Asia; Palawan ranks 8th For more news, visit: ►https://www.ptvnews.ph/ Subscribe to our DailyMotion Channel:►http://www.dailymotion.com/peoples-television-incorporated Subscribe to our YouTube channel:►http://www.youtube.com/ptvphilippines Like our Facebook pages:►PTV: http://facebook.com/PTVph ►Rise and Shine Pilipinas: https://www.facebook.com/riseandshinepilipinas Follow us on Twitter: ►http://twitter.com/PTVph Follow us on Instagram:►https://www.instagram.com/ptvph Watch our livestream on: ►http://ptvnews.ph/livestream/►https://www.dailymotion.com/PTVPhilippines Watch our News Programs, every Mondays to Fridays Rise and Shine Pilipinas - 6:30 am - 8:00 amSentro Balita - 12:30 pm - 1:30 pmUlat Bayan - 6:00 pm - 7:00 pmPTV Sports - 7:30 pm - 8:00pmPTV News Tonight - 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm Saturday & Sunday:►Ulat Bayan Weekend - 6:15 pm - 7:00 pm